Team Viewer is a remote management tool that allows you to remotely share and access systems over the Internet. You can install Team Viewer on various platforms such as MAC, Linux, Windows and Android devices. In this tutorial, we will explain how to download and install Team Viewer in Ubuntu Linux (17.04).
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1. Install Team Viewer In Ubuntu Using GUI
To download and install Team Viewer on Linux based systems such as Ubuntu, you need to download the appropriate Team Viewer package files. Visit the following Team Viewer official website for Linux variants. Select the appropriate platform and download the Team Viewer package file.
Once it is downloaded, navigate to the download location and double-click Team Viewer package file. You may be to authenticate yourself as super user.
The installation will begin. Let complete the installation.
2.Install Team Viewer in Ubuntu Using Command Line
For somehow reasons, if the GUI method does not work, use the following commands to install Team Viewer in Ubuntu using the command line.
sudo apt update –y
sudo apt install teamviewer.<version>.deb
If the above command shows the broken dependencies error, use the following command to install teamviewer in ubuntu forcefully.
sudo apt install –f
Use the Search option to search and open Team Viewer. The Team Viewer console should be displayed as shown in the following figure. Now you can share and access Ubuntu Linux system over the internet using Team Viewer.
That’s all you need to download and install Team Viewer in Ubuntu Linux. Let us know if you get stuck anywhere or face any issue while doing so.