This guide will walk Ubuntu users though the steps to install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 Linux Desktop system. AnyDesk is a remote server management tool which provides powerful Linux-based connectivity for smooth and seamless remote access to any computer. AnyDesk can be used comfortably for both individual, teams and in professional organizations offering remote support to customers.

Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 Linux using the next steps discussed in this guide. We had earlier covered the installation of AnyDesk on CentOS / RHEL 8 Linux. If you’re a TeamViewer user, this might be your chance to switch to AnyDesk.

Step 1: Update Ubuntu System

Start by ensuring your system is updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt -y upgrade

Step 2: Add AnyDesk repository

Import AnyDesk GPG key for signing APT packages.

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then add AnyDesk repository content to your Ubuntu system.

echo "deb all main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list

Step 3: Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 LTS

Finally update apt cache and install the latest release of AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 Linux.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install anydesk

Step 4: Launch AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04

After installation, use the Desktop Applications launcher to start AnyDesk on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 LTS.

$ anydesk

Enter AnyDesk Address of remote server or share yours for a remote user to connect to your machine.

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