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How to Install TeamViewer in Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

TeamViewer is a free (for home use only) remote support application that lets you remotely access and troubleshoot PCs over the Internet / LAN. You can use it to help friends / family fix computer issues, share your desktop session all for free from a remote location anywhere in the world where there’s Internet access.

To install TeamViewer in Ubuntu

open Terminal (press Ctrl – Alt – T)

And run the following command to download TeamViewer deb package.

wget http://www.teamviewer.com/download/teamviewer_linux.deb

After downloading, install it by running

sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb

If you have 64-bit version of Ubuntu, run the commands below to download the 64 bit version of TeamViwer

wget http://www.teamviewer.com/download/teamviewer_linux_x64.deb

Then run the commands below to install:

sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux_x64.deb

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  • Blake

    100%[======================================>] 18,248,854 81.2KB/s

    *** Thank you but 2 packages will not install. I’ll try to reinstall…**

    in 4m 51s

    2013-08-03 14:24:33 (61.3 KB/s) – ‘teamviewer_linux_x64.deb’ saved [18248854/18248854]

    Selecting previously unselected package teamviewer.
    (Reading database … 247508 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.

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

  • Linuxwally

    Hi Blake,

    You might want to try:
    sudo apt-get install -f

    It should install unmet dependancies