We’ve previously covered TeamViewer in other versions of Ubuntu on this blog. This brief tutorial will extend that coverage by showing you how to quickly install TeamViewer6 in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot).
If you don’t know what TeamViewer is, it 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.
- Quickly install TeamViewer in Ubuntu
To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below to download TeamViewer deb package.
After downloading, run the commands below to install it.
sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb
If you have 64-bit version of Ubuntu, run the commands below to download that version:
Then run the commands below to install:
sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux_x64.deb