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, 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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61 thoughts on “How to Install TeamViewer 13 on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora and Debian/Ubuntu”

  1. I have installed Teamviewer 9 on RHEL 5. I am not able to access the linux machine to any other machine.. But Other machines i can able access in linux machine through Teamviewer.

    Regards,
    Murthy

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    • I get the same exact screen, right before it disappears and program crashes, no log output to console though. Thanks Teamviewer you did it again, version 7 32/64 was working beautifully on Linux, but they had to mess it up, starting with 8.

      Reply
  2. Hey, i have a problem with this Teamviewer 9 on CentOS 6.5, before install i had TV8 but I uninstalled it by: rpm -e teamviewer…. after installing TV9 everything works exept after reboot it’s not starting :/

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  3. Hello,

    I’m trying to remove teamviewer 8 from RHEL 6.4 (Santiago), One of my friend just deleted without my knowledge, I tried to remove rpm -e teamviewer, yum remove teamviewer, didn’t work and its failed

    Below error when ran “yum remove teamviewer”
    Failing with error : Error in PREUN scriptlet in rpm package teamviewer

    Below error when ran “rpm –force -e teamviewer or rpm -e teamviewer”
    /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.KybuN8: line 7: /opt/teamviewer8/tv_bin/script/tvw_config: No such file or directory
    error: %preun (teamviewer-8.0.20931-1.i686) scriptlet failed, exit status 1

    Any help is greatly appreciated.
    Thanks !!!

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  4. 1) i am trying to install team viewer, its showing the message like this
    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
    Setting up Local Package Process
    Cannot open: teamviewer_linux.rpm. Skipping.
    Nothing to do

    2) i am trying to install ssh, its not getting?
    can anyone please help me?

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  5. doesnt work on 13.10
    out as
    [email protected]:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux_x64.deb
    (Reading database … 192123 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to replace teamviewer 8.0.20931 (using teamviewer_linux_x64.deb) …
    Unpacking replacement teamviewer …
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of teamviewer:
    teamviewer depends on lib32asound2; however:
    Package lib32asound2 is not installed.
    teamviewer depends on lib32z1; however:
    Package lib32z1 is not installed.
    teamviewer depends on ia32-libs; however:
    Package ia32-libs is not installed.

    dpkg: error processing teamviewer (–install):
    dependency problems – leaving unconfigured
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    teamviewer

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  6. Hi. teamviewer on puppy precise TV work just like client, I may connect on any windows machine, but form windows machine to puppy not. Ping puppy from win machine in LAN work, I complete disable puppy firewall and same problem.

    any Idea ?

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  7. Doesn’t works on Debian Jessie (Testing).

    it install, but doesn’t starts!
    It’s a bad way use wine! Very bad! I have a lot of error of wine when i starts teamviewer8.

    Teamviewer 7 works correctly.

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  8. Doesn’t install in Mint 15. Here’s the output:

    Selecting previously unselected package teamviewer.
    (Reading database … 149372 files and directories currently installed.)
    Unpacking teamviewer (from teamviewer_linux_x64.deb) …
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of teamviewer:
    teamviewer depends on libc6-i386 (>= 2.4); however:
    Package libc6-i386 is not installed.
    teamviewer depends on lib32asound2; however:
    Package lib32asound2 is not installed.
    teamviewer depends on lib32z1; however:
    Package lib32z1 is not installed.
    teamviewer depends on ia32-libs; however:
    Package ia32-libs is not installed.

    dpkg: error processing teamviewer (–install):
    dependency problems – leaving unconfigured
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    teamviewer

    And, running “sudo apt-get install -f” does nothing.

    Reply

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