Welcome to our guide on how to install TeamViewer on Rocky Linux 8 | AlmaLinux 8 Desktop system. TeamViewer is a client tool which enables you to access another computer, smartphone or tablet remotely and manage it while you are on the road!. TeamViewer provides a secure, easy and remote access with more than 1 billion devices worldwide using it.
With TeamViewer you can control computer systems running Linux, Windows and Mac OS remotely as if you were sitting right in front of that system. It also provides a spontaneous support to unattended computers such as servers. Below are some key features of TeamViewer:
- Support for screen sharing and complete remote control of other devices
- Provides an intuitive touch and control gestures
- Chat support
- Ability to transfer files in both directions
- Sound and HD video transmission in real-time
- Computers & Contacts management
- Highest security standards using 256 Bit encryption
- Among many others
You can use TeamViewer completely free of charge to access your private computers or to help your friends with their computer problems. In this article we will perform the installation of TeamViewer on Rocky Linux 8 | AlmaLinux 8 Desktop machine and start using it.
Install TeamViewer on Rocky Linux 8 | AlmaLinux 8
Start by adding YUM repository required to your Rocky / AlmaLinux system.
Add EPEL repository if not already enabled:
sudo dnf -y install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
Confirm the repository is added and enabled:
$ sudo yum repolist epel repo id repo name status epel Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 8 - x86_64 enabled
Install TeamViewer package using dnf command line tool:
sudo dnf install https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer.x86_64.rpm
Confirm you agree with the installation process:
Dependencies resolved. ================================================================================================================================================================== Package Architecture Version Repository Size ================================================================================================================================================================== Installing: teamviewer x86_64 15.17.6-0 @commandline 15 M Installing dependencies: pcre2-utf16 x86_64 10.32-2.el8 baseos 228 k qt5-qtbase x86_64 5.12.5-6.el8 appstream 3.4 M qt5-qtbase-common noarch 5.12.5-6.el8 appstream 39 k qt5-qtbase-gui x86_64 5.12.5-6.el8 appstream 5.8 M qt5-qtdeclarative x86_64 5.12.5-1.el8 appstream 3.7 M qt5-qtlocation x86_64 5.12.5-1.el8 appstream 3.2 M qt5-qtquickcontrols x86_64 5.12.5-1.el8 appstream 1.0 M qt5-qtsensors x86_64 5.12.5-1.el8 appstream 222 k qt5-qtwebchannel x86_64 5.12.5-1.el8 appstream 94 k qt5-qtwebkit x86_64 5.212.0-0.42.alpha3.el8 epel 13 M qt5-qtx11extras x86_64 5.12.5-1.el8 appstream 40 k xcb-util-image x86_64 0.4.0-9.el8 appstream 21 k xcb-util-keysyms x86_64 0.4.0-7.el8 appstream 16 k xcb-util-renderutil x86_64 0.3.9-10.el8 appstream 19 k xcb-util-wm x86_64 0.4.1-12.el8 appstream 32 k Transaction Summary ================================================================================================================================================================== Install 16 Packages Total size: 46 M Total download size: 31 M Installed size: 181 M Is this ok [y/N]: y
You can get more details about the installed package using the command below:
$ rpm -qi teamviewer Name : teamviewer Version : 15.17.6 Release : 0 Architecture: x86_64 Install Date: Thu 20 May 2021 10:24:30 PM EAT Group : Applications/Internet Size : 73973176 License : Proprietary; includes Free Software components. Signature : RSA/SHA256, Tue 20 Apr 2021 03:03:26 PM EAT, Key ID c5e224500c1289c0 Source RPM : teamviewer-15.17.6-0.src.rpm Build Date : Tue 20 Apr 2021 03:02:21 PM EAT Build Host : 2219400-CRPSRVFRA0349 Relocations : (not relocatable) Vendor : TeamViewer Germany GmbH URL : http://www.teamviewer.com ....
Using TeamViewer on Rocky Linux 8 | AlmaLinux 8
After the installation of TeamViewer on Rocky Linux 8 | AlmaLinux 8, there two ways you can launch the tool.
Or from the applications launcher section of your Desktop environment
From TeamViewer desktop screen you can connect to remote system and share your ID for other users to connect to yours.
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