How to install TeamViewer on Linux distributions?

Install TeamViewer Application On Linux

TeamViewer is a cross-platform application through which you can securely access and remotely control other devices from your own computer through their encrypted network. It is available on Windows, Linux, macOS, as well as Android, and iOS.

TeamViewer Interface
TeamViewer Interface

The application generates a unique ID for every device, and then you can enter that passphrase on another computer to access the first device. In this article, I will show you the installation process of this application, follow along!

Installing TeamViewer

Go to the official TeamViewer website and download the package respective to your system (DEB file for Ubuntu and RPM file for Fedora) and begin the installation process:

Download Installer For Your Distribution
Download Installer For Your Distribution

On Debian and Ubuntu-based distributions

You can also use the wget command-line utility to download the application by typing the following command in the Terminal :


Now, use the following command to install it:

sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb

On Fedora Workstation

Again, download the RPM package from the website, or use the following command to download it directly from the Terminal:

Dowloading TeamViewer On Fedora
Downloading TeamViewer On Fedora

After the download is complete, you can simply install it from the terminal by typing:

sudo dnf install ./teamviewer.x86_64.rpm
Installing Teamviewer On Fedora
Installing TeamViewer On Fedora

On Arch Linux and Arch-Based distributions

Since this application is available in the AUR (Arch User Repository), you can directly install it from there, using any AUR helper such as yay or paru. Type the following commands to install:

# If you are a yay user
yay -S teamviewer

# For paru users
paru -S teamviewer

For openSUSE users

Download the official package using wget like this:


And install the application by typing the following in the Terminal:

sudo zypper install ./teamviewer-suse.x86_64.rpm


This application is most frequently used by consumer-facing companies who deal with troubleshooting errors on their customer’s PC. Other than that, you can also access your friends’ computers and share files with them.


TeamViewer Official Guide