How to install TeamViewer on CentOS 8

TeamViewer is a proprietary software that is used to connect any system via the Internet so that you can remotely connect to your partner’s system. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can download and install TeamViewer on CentOS 8.

Install TeamViewer on CentOS 8

To install TeamViewer, you must have an internet connection.

Follow these steps to install TeamViewer on your system:

Step 1. Open the installed “Mozilla Firefox” and enter “ ”URL in your browser and press Enter. After successful viewing, an interface appears with the link “Download for free”, as shown in the image below. Click on this link to continue.

Step 2 You will select CentOS 8.0 and download the rpm package “x86_64bit” on your system. You will download this package according to your system requirements for a 32-bit or 64-bit system.

Use x86_64 package

Step 3 A dialog box will appear in which select the “Save file” option and click the “OK” button to save the package on your system.

Save file

You can see that the downloaded package appears in the “Downloads” of your system.

Install RPM Package

To rename an rpm package, right-click on the downloaded package and select the Rename option or press the F12 key. You will rename it to “teamviewer.rpm” or with the desired name.

Rename package

Step 4 Now you install TeamViewer on CentOS 8 using the terminal. So, log in as root and open a terminal using Ctrl + Alt + t.

Open Terminal

Step 5 To go to the Downloads section, use the following command:

                      $ cd Downloads/

Now, to get a list of all downloaded files using the ls command. You will see that the file “teamviewer.rpm” is saved in the “Downloads” system.

List of downloaded files

Step 6 Before starting the installation of TeamViewer, you must enable the EPEL repository, since it has all the necessary dependency packages for installing TeamViewer. To enable the EPEL repository on your system, enter the following command:

                      $ sudo dnf install epel-release

During the execution of this command, she will ask you to download several packages. Enter y to continue.

Step 7. The EPEL repository is enabled. To update the CentOS 8 package repository cache, use the following command:

                      $ sudo dnf makecache

Update dnf cache

Step 8. Now, to install the downloaded “teamviewer.rpm” package into your system, enter the following command:

                      $ dnf install teamviewer.rpm

Install TeamViewer

During installation, the (y / n) option appears. Press “Y” to continue.

Continue installation

You can see that the rpm package is installed with all the necessary dependency packages. The status “Complete” will appear on the terminal, which indicates that TeamViewer has been successfully installed.

Installation was successful

Step 9. To check whether TeamViewer is installed or not, click “Actions” on the desktop. After that, click on the search bar and enter “Teamviewer”. You can see the TeamViewer icon, which means that TeamViewer has been successfully installed on CentOS 8.

TeamViewer on CentOS 8


In this article, you learned how to download and install TeamViewer screen sharing software on CentOS 8. I hope this article has been helpful.

How to install TeamViewer on CentOS 8

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