AnyDesk is my favorite proprietary remote desktop application for connecting to remote Linux and Window machines. AnyDesk offers a smooth and seamless remote access to your computers over wide area network. In this article, we will install AnyDesk on Fedora 31/30/29 Desktop machine.

Similar: Install TeamViewer on Fedora

Features of AnyDesk

  • Real-Time Collaboration: Easy collaboratation and communication
  • Highly Innovative Technology: Its DeskRT innovative codec compresses and transfers image data between computers in a way that no competing product is able to do.
  • Low Latency: Works well with bandwidths as low as 100 kB/sec with near-instant responses.
  • Session recording and File transfers
  • Session Transfers

Install AnyDesk on Fedora 31/30/29 Desktop

We’ll install Install AnyDesk on Fedora 31/30/29 Desktop Yum repository. You can also install AnyDesk on Fedora 31/30/29 by manually downloading the rpm package and installing it with yum or rpm command.

Step 1: Add AnyDesk repository

Add the repository to your system with the commands shared below.

cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/AnyDesk-Fedora.repo << "EOF" 
name=AnyDesk Fedora - stable

Step 2: Install AnyDesk on Fedora 31/30/29

Once AnyDesk repository has been added, run the following commands to install AnyDesk on Fedora 31/30/29.

sudo dnf makecache
sudo dnf install -y redhat-lsb-core anydesk

You can check the version of AnyDesk installed with the command:

$ rpm -qi anydesk 
Name        : anydesk
Version     : 5.1.2
Release     : 1
Architecture: x86_64
Install Date: Sun 20 Oct 2019 09:27:55 AM UTC
Group       : Applications/Internet
Size        : 11769208
License     : Proprietary
Signature   : RSA/SHA256, Mon 26 Aug 2019 11:25:50 AM UTC, Key ID 18df3741cdffde29
Source RPM  : anydesk-5.1.2-1.src.rpm
Build Date  : Fri 16 Aug 2019 02:14:40 PM UTC
Build Host  : build-debian-7-64.philandro.local
Relocations : (not relocatable)
Vendor      : philandro Software GmbH
URL         :

Step 3: Launch AnyDesk on Fedora 31/30/29

AnyDesk has a service which is automatically started after a successful installation.

$ systemctl status anydesk.service
● anydesk.service - AnyDesk
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/anydesk.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
   Active: active (running) since Fri 2019-10-18 08:17:35 EAT; 1min 20s ago
 Main PID: 7681 (anydesk)
    Tasks: 4 (limit: 11512)
   Memory: 16.2M
   CGroup: /system.slice/anydesk.service
           ├─7681 /bin/sh /usr/bin/anydesk --service
           └─7683 /usr/libexec/anydesk --service

Oct 20 09:27:55 fed30.novalocal systemd[1]: Started AnyDesk.

The service should be enabled as well.

$ systemctl is-enabled anydesk.service

Launch AnyDesk from CLI and the Desktop or CLI.


$ anydesk

Use AnyDesk Address of the remote system to connect to it.

A remote user will also require your AnyDesk address to be able to control your machine from a remote location. Enjoy using AnyDesk on Fedora Linux Desktop.

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