How to install TeamViewer for Linux

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This article applies to Linux users in all licenses.

System requirements

TeamViewer for Linux requiress a Linux 2.6.27 kernel and GLIBC 2.17. Qt 5.6 is recommended for the best experience. Therefore, the following operating systems are supported:

  • Debian 9 (incl. Raspbian)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 and derivates (e.g. Kubuntu).
  • RHEL 7, CentOS 7, Fedora 26
  • openSuse 42

For a transitional period, Qt 5.2 is still supported, allowing installation on Debian 8 and Ubuntu 14.04.

Machine requirements
x86 64 bit:       amd64 (Intel 64/EM64T)
x86 32 bit:       SSE2
armv7 32 bit:  armv7 hardfloat (Raspberry Pi 2+)

Choose your package
For PC, pick the according package depending on if your system supports 32-bit or 64-bit. If in doubt, run uname. On a 64-bit system, uname -m will print x86_64.
For Raspberry Pi, pick the ARM package.

Installing TeamViewer

Usually, you can install the package by double-clicking or right-clicking on it and select the package manager, e.g. Open with software installation, Open with GDebi package installer, Open with Ubuntu Software Center, or Open with QApt package installer.

If you prefer the command line, just run

# for DEB packages:
apt install ./teamviewer_13.x.yyy_[arch].deb
apt install ./teamviewer-host_13.x.yyy_[arch].deb

# for RPM packages (use dnf if yum is not available):
yum install ./teamviewer_13.x.yyy.[arch].rpm
yum install ./teamviewer-host_13.x.yyy.[arch].rpm

# for SUSE
zypper install ./teamviewer-suse_13.x.yyy.[arch].rpm
zypper install ./teamviewer-host-suse_13.x.yyy.[arch].rpm

Note: To install on RHEL or CentOS, see
How to install TeamViewer on RedHat and CentOS

Note: To install via ssh or configure unattended access on the command line, see
How to install TeamViewer on Linux without graphical user interface

Note: teamviewer and teamviewer-host cannot be installed side by side. If you want to install teamviewer-host, teamviewer must be removed first. If you want to run teamviewer occasionaly, you can use the tar package and run it without installation.

Updates are available from our repository.
To run TeamViewer without installation, have a look at the TAR package.

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