Remote Desktop using AnyDesk on Linux

AnyDesk Remote Desktop for Linux

AnyDesk Connect to a computer remotely, The remote maintenance program from the German startup company AnyDesk Software GmbH enables remote access to remote computers. A video codec specially developed for this purpose is supposed to ensure fast transmission of the screen. It is also possible to transfer files between the two PCs. AnyDesk relies on the DeskRT video codec, which was specially designed by the developers for the transmission of graphic user interfaces. Above all, AnyDesk wants to set itself apart from competing remote desktop products such as TeamViewer and co. The program leaves a tidy impression, the address book is available with a license subject to charge.

How to install AnyDesk on Windows

The installation of AnyDesk under Windows is self-explanatory, there is a video from AnyDesk to show the setup and change settings.

How to install AnyDesk on Linux

This article describes how to install AnyDesk version 6 on Linux Mint 20 x64bit. The way to install is nearly the same for all popular Linux distributions.

Download the small AnyDesk file of 3 MB and finish urgent tasks on the go with AnyDesk’s user-friendly interface. AnyDesk are installable for Linux using the debian package manager, it’s goes quick and easy with open a terminal to insert the following lines and run it.

If there are errors due to dependency problems, additional packages must be installed afterwards.

The apt-get option -fix tries to provide the packages required for AnyDesk.

The AnyDesk installation can then take place.

Let’s start AnyDesk also with automatic system start.

Installation on Fedora and Red Hat distributions goes with yum.

The installation using yum ends with the following output in the last lines.

Abbildung: AnyDesk Linux Desktop

As AnyDesk announced on July 15, 2019, the binaries in the current AnyDesk version are now in the repositories for the Linux distributions Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu, RedHat Enterprise Linux, Fedora and OpenSUSE.

On Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint or other Debian-compatible Linux distributions, open a terminal and switch to root and run the following commands to install the latest version of AnyDesk:

If you use RHEL, CentOS, Fedora or OpenSUSE, open a terminal become root and copy paste one of the following section suitable for your linux distribution to add the repository. Then simply install the latest version of AnyDesk with a yum or dnf command:

On CentOS run yum install anydesk, on Fedora use dnf install anydesk to install the anydesk remote desktop software.

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