How to Install TeamViewer 13 on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora and Debian/Ubuntu

Teamviewer is a cross-platform, powerful and secure remote access and control software that can connect to multiple devices simultaneously. It is an all-in-one solution for remote support which can be used for desktop sharing,...

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Teamviewer is a cross-platform, powerful and secure remote access and control software that can connect to multiple devices simultaneously. It is an all-in-one solution for remote support which can be used for desktop sharing, online meetings and file transfer between devices connected over the Internet.

It works on notable operating systems such as Linux, Windows, Mac OS, Chrome OS and mobile operating systems such as iOS, Android, Windows Universal Platform, and BlackBerry.

Recently, the latest stable version of TeamViewer 13 was released with new features and many improvements.

Features of TeamViewer

Following are some of the new features are added in TeamViewer 13 which are highlighted below:

  1. It is cross-platform, it can connect from PC to PC, mobile to PC, PC to mobile, and even mobile to mobile connections on the major operating systems mentioned above.
  2. Highly compatible with multiple platforms, from modern to relatively old operating systems.
  3. Requires no configurations.
  4. Easy to install and understand.
  5. Available in over 30 international languages.
  6. Offers high performance with smart connection setup and routing, efficient bandwidth usage, fast data transmissions plus many more for reliable user experience.
  7. Provides high security with latest technology.
  8. It is free for testing purposes and personal use.
  9. Needs no installation, users can now user TeamViewer without necessarily installing it.
  10. Supports custom QuickSupport, QuickJoin, and Host modules named with a user’s corporate identity with custom configurations.
  11. Permits permanent access to unattended devices with support of TeamViewer Host module.
  12. Supports integration with a user’s applications through APIs.
  13. Also supports integration into mobile applications in iOS/Android.

How do I Install Teamviewer 13 on RedHat, CentOS, Fedora


You may download package for rpm based Linux distributions at Teamviewer download page or you can use following wget command to download and install it as shown.

------------- On 64-bit Systems ------------- # wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer.x86_64.rpm
# yum install teamviewer.x86_64.rpm
------------- On 32-bit Systems -------------
# wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer.i686.rpm
# yum install teamviewer.i686.rpm

If you get missing public key error, you can download public key and import it using the following command.

# wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/TeamViewer_Linux_PubKey.asc
# rpm --import TeamViewer_Linux_PubKey.asc

After importing the public key, please run the “yum install” command again to install the Teamviewer rpm.

# yum install teamviewer.x86_64.rpm

To start Teamviewer application, run the following command from the terminal.

# teamviewer

Teamviewer application running on my CentOS 7 system.

TeamViewer 13 Running on CentOS 7

TeamViewer 13 Running on CentOS 7

How do I Install Teamviewer 13 on Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint

You may download package for .deb based Linux distributions at Teamviewer download page or you can use following wget command to download and install it as shown.

------------- On 64-bit Systems ------------- $ wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_amd64.deb
------------- On 32-bit Systems -------------
$ wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_i386.deb

If you get missing dependencies error, please use the following command to install those dependencies.

$ sudo apt-get install -f

Once installation is done, you can start Teamviewer from the terminal or go to Ubuntu Dash Home and type teamviewer and click on icon to run application.

$ teamviewer
TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 16.04

TeamViewer Running on Ubuntu 16.04

To start on Linux Mint, Go to Menu >> Internet >> Teamviewer and click on Accept License Agreement to run application.

TeamViewer Running on Linux Mint 17

TeamViewer Running on Linux Mint 17

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