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How do I install TeamViewer 7 Host on Ubuntu Server 12.04?

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If any queston was the solution, please mark that one. So everyone in the future and now knows what answer to use. – Dr_Bunsen Dec 27 '12 at 18:04

since you are using the server edition, I will state all the necessary steps:

Download the deb

32 bit:


64 bit


after that just install teamviewer:

sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb

or teamviewer_linuxx64.deb if you downloaded the 64 bits version.

It should work without wine, I just tested that.

But shouldn't you use another vnc client? Because teamviewer is nice and easy, but gives no particular use for a server.

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Should add that SSH is so much better in terms of speed, followed by any VNC app. – Luis Alvarado Dec 27 '12 at 16:37
Well, he asked for teamviewer, and as that is the question. I only suggested that he should use something else. But I think running teamviewer on a cli is impossible due to the fact it uses a gui, and I think that teamviewer accepts no arguments. – Dr_Bunsen Dec 27 '12 at 16:39
Yeah sure dont worry, just so the user knows some faster alternatives which can also be used as a remote connection. – Luis Alvarado Dec 29 '12 at 13:35

Go to this site:

and choose the deb download for your architecture (either x86 or 64)

Once you've downloaded it, opening it will take you to the software center where you can install it.

Note that there is no host-only package for linux distros.

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as far as I know, you would still require Wine to run it. – Dr_Bunsen Dec 24 '12 at 11:49
From memory, yes, it lists wine as a dependency. OP didn't say that's a problem though – jackweirdy Dec 24 '12 at 22:43
just checked it, it indeed launches with wine. But that can be resolved with a simple sudo apt-get install wine. – Dr_Bunsen Dec 25 '12 at 12:48
Does the deb not list wine as a dependency? I'm sure it did for me, although I may have had it installed already. – jackweirdy Dec 27 '12 at 15:22
But he is not using a software center, he is using a server edition. Everything is cli. – Dr_Bunsen Dec 27 '12 at 16:26

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