Install Teamviewer on Debian 11 or 10 using command terminal

Here we learn the commands to install TeamViewer on Debian 11 or 10 using the terminal to connect a remote desktop of providing assistance.

TeamViewer is an application for easy, fast, and secure remote access to PCs and teamwork. TeamViewer enables devices to be controlled and maintained without having to be on-site. TeamViewer is free for private use. TeamViewer Meeting for 10 participants is included in all three editions- Business, Corporate, and Premium. Whereas TeamViewer Pilot is a solution for mobile devices for remote maintenance and remote support. Problem rectification and analysis run in real time.

Teamviewer installation on Debian 11 or 10 via command terminal

There are two ways to install TeamViewer on Debian or Ubuntu systems including other similar operating Linux such as Linux Mint, Elementary OS, MX Linux, Kali, and others…

#Ist method by adding repository manually

1. Add GPG key

While downloading the packages to install this remote desktop assistant tool, the system has to confirm they are genuine without any alteration. And for that, we need to add a GPG key, hence just follow the below command:

curl -fSsL | sudo gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/teamviewer.gpg > /dev/null

2. Add TeamViewer Repository on Debian 11 or 10

The installation packages we need to set up for this remote assistant tool are not in the base repo of Debian 10 or 11. Therefore, we have to manually add it using the below command:

echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/teamviewer.gpg] stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teamviewer.list

3. Run system update

To make sure the system can recognize the latest added repository, run the system update command, once.

sudo apt update

4. Command to install TeamViewer on Debian Linux

Finally, we have set everything we required for the installation of this software on our system. Now, it’s time to run a single command using the Debian APT package manager to set it up.

sudo apt install teamviewer
command to install TeamViewer on Debian 11 or 10

#2nd method using Debian binary

If you don’t want to go through the above process of manually adding a repo and all, then try out this easiest one.

5. Download the Debian Binary

Go to the official TeamViewer Website and download the Debian 64-bit or 32-bit package as per your system.

Download TeamViewer for Linux Binary

6. Go to the command terminal

Things we download using the browser go to the Downloads folder, thus first simply switch to that:

cd Downloads

Next, run the below command, this not only installs the software but will also add the required repository on Debian or Ubuntu.

sudo apt install ./teamviewer*amd64.deb

Now, go to the Application launcher of Debian and search for this Remote Desktop Software to launch.

teamviewer debian 11 or 10 Linux Edition

7. Uninstall

In case you don’t want Teamviewer on Debian 11 or 10 Linux system anymore then you can remove this tool using the command:

sudo apt remove teamviewer

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