How to Install TeamViewer on linux (ubuntu 16.04)

TeamViewer is used for for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers around the world. TeamViewer is free for non-commercial users and Business. Premium and Corporate versions are also availables. TeamViewer runs under Windows,Mac-OS,Linux or Google Chrome OS.

Here are simple steps to install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 16.04.

Download TeamViewer package using command line:
$ wget
Enable multi-architecture to support installation of i386 package on 64-bit system:
$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
Resynchronize the package index files from their sources via Internet:
$ sudo apt-get update
Install the previously downloaded  TeamViewer package using wget command:
$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb
Search TeamViewer or type in terminal
$ teamviewer
Teamviewer! is now ready to use!

User guide for Teamviewer:

1) Start TeamViewer.
2) Click on Remote Control tab.
3) Ask your partner to start the TeamViewer.
4) Ask your partner for his/her TeamViewer ID and password.
5) Enter your partner's ID in the Partner ID combo box.
6) Click the Remote control option button.
7) Click the Connect to partner button.
8) The TeamViewer Authentication dialog box will open.
9) Enter the password of the remote computer.
10) Click Log On.
11) You are now connected to your partner’s computer.

Enjoy Teamviewer!


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