TeamViewer is a remote connectivity cloud platform that enables secure remote access to any device, across platforms, from anywhere in the world. The platform can be used for online meetings, remote control, desktop sharing and file transfer between computers.
In the following guide, you will learn how to install and open TeamViewer on your Debian 10 desktop.
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First, make sure your Debian system is up to date, and the wget is installed. You will also need to have root access or an account with sudo privileges.
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y \ sudo apt install wget
Next, you will need to download TeamViewer as it’s not part of the official Debian 10 repository. You will be using the wget command to download the official .deb package.
Once you have completed the download, you can now run the command to install TeamViewer.
sudo apt install ./teamviewer_amd64.deb
The following packages will also be installed on your Debian system.
You can now launch TeamViewer. You can do this in two ways.
The first option is the command line.
Second, you can launch TeamViewer in the application menu.
The first time you startup, you will get a screen to accept the license agreement as pictured.
Once launched, you see the standard UI as you would see on the Windows platform.
Congratulations, you have successfully installed TeamViewer on Debian 10, Buster.
Comments and Conclusion
TeamViewer is perhaps one of the easiest and popular solutions for many to have on their desktops to remote login to other people’s systems for all sorts of reasons. One is primarily to help with support issues. TeamViewer is free for individual use. However, any commercial use will require a license to be purchased.