How to Install TeamViewer on CentOS 7

r00t December 11, 2017

Install TeamViewer on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to install TeamViewer on CentOS 7. We will also install and configure its prerequisites. Teamviewer aka TV is a desktop sharing and remote management program, users may empower remote access into an easy and safe method. It quickly and securely connects to devices all around the world with no need for a VPN. With TeamViewer users may encourage, assist, interact, and socialize with people.

I recommend to use a minimal CentOS server setup as a basis for the tutorial, that can be a virtual or a root server image with an CentOS 7 minimal install from a web hosting company or you use our minimal server tutorial to install a server from scratch.

Install TeamViewer on CentOS 7

Step 1. First, ensure your system is fully up-to-date by running the following:

yum -y update

Step 2. Installing TeamViewer on CentOS.

First, install all dependency prerequisites:

yum -y install glibc alsa-lib freetype libICE libSM libX11 libXau libXdamage libXext libXfixes libXi libXrandr libXrender libXtst libgcc libuuid libxcb zlib

Next, install TeamViewer:

------------- 64-bit Systems ------------- 
wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer.x86_64.rpm
yum install teamviewer.x86_64.rpm

------------- 32-bit Systems -------------
wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/teamviewer.i686.rpm
yum install teamviewer.i686.rpm

If you get missing public key error, you can download public key:

wget https://download.teamviewer.com/download/TeamViewer_Linux_PubKey.asc
rpm --import TeamViewer_Linux_PubKey.asc

After importing the public key, please run the yum install again:

yum install teamviewer.x86_64.rpm

Once installed, TeamViewer can be opened via CentOS Dash or you can start it from command terminal by running:

teamviewer

Congratulation’s! You have successfully install and configured TeamViewer on your CentOS 7 server. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing TeamViewer remote management program on CentOS 7 system.

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