In this tutorial, we will show you how to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, TeamViewer is proprietary software that enables you to access a remote system and control it in and fast, easy, and secure way. It is available for Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android operating systems. TeamViewer is free for individual use. For serious business, use will require a license to be purchased.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the TeamViewer global remote connectivity platform on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing TeamViewer on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, the TeamViewer is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of TeamViewer from the official page:
After you have the Teamviewer binary run the given command to install it:
sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
Step 3. Accessing TeamViewer on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> TeamViewer or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:
Sadly, the default Wayland session doesn’t support the incoming remote control. Therefore, you will have to log in Xorg session for successful incoming remote control connections.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed TeamViewer. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the TeamViewer remote desktop access on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official TeamViewer website.