TeamViewer is one of the most widely adopted and used remote access platform to enable sharing of desktops for remote control, file sharing and even holding of meetings such as for demo purposes. This short tutorial will explain how you can install TeamViewer on Kali Linux 2021.x and Kali Linux 2020.x.

TeamViewer can be installed on Windows, Linux and macOS. Any modern Linux distribution can run TeamViewer without any challenges. Some of the guides we have include:

How To Install TeamViewer on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8 Desktop

How To Install TeamViewer on Fedora

Install TeamViewer on Kali Linux

You can manually download the Debian package distributed by TeamViewer or add the APT repository to the system and install TeamViewer on Kali Linux from the repository:

echo "deb http://linux.teamviewer.com/deb stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teamviewer.list

After addition of TeamViwer repository to Kali Linux, update the package index.

sudo apt update

Import GPG Key:

sudo apt -y install gpg ca-certificates
wget -O - https://download.teamviewer.com/download/linux/signature/TeamViewer2017.asc | sudo apt-key add -

Then install TeamViewer on Kali Linux:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install teamviewer

Accept installation with y key.

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  figlet finger firebird3.0-common firebird3.0-common-doc freerdp2-x11 gdal-data libarmadillo9 libarpack2 libbson-1.0-0 libcfitsio8 libcharls2
  libconfig-inifiles-perl libdap25 libdapclient6v5 libepsilon1 libfbclient2 libfreerdp-client2-2 libfreerdp2-2 libfreexl1 libfyba0 libgeotiff5
  libhdf4-0-alt libkmlbase1 libkmldom1 libkmlengine1 libmemcached11 libmongoc-1.0-0 libnetcdf15 libodbc1 libogdi4.1 libqhull7 libspatialite7 libssh-4
  libsuperlu5 liburiparser1 libwinpr2-2 libxerces-c3.2 medusa odbcinst odbcinst1debian2 python3-aiohttp python3-aioredis python3-ajpy
  python3-apscheduler python3-async-timeout python3-git python3-gitdb python3-multidict python3-pyexploitdb python3-pyfiglet python3-pyshodan
  python3-pysmi python3-pysnmp4 python3-quamash python3-smmap python3-tld python3-yarl python3-yaswfp rwho rwhod sparta-scripts toilet-fonts wapiti
  xsltproc
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  qml-module-qtgraphicaleffects qml-module-qtquick-controls qml-module-qtquick-dialogs qml-module-qtquick-layouts qml-module-qtquick-privatewidgets
  qml-module-qtquick-window2 qml-module-qtquick2
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  qml-module-qtgraphicaleffects qml-module-qtquick-controls qml-module-qtquick-dialogs qml-module-qtquick-layouts qml-module-qtquick-privatewidgets
  qml-module-qtquick-window2 qml-module-qtquick2 teamviewer
0 upgraded, 8 newly installed, 0 to remove and 821 not upgraded.
Need to get 15.5 MB of archives.
After this operation, 78.7 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y

Search TeamViewer on Kali Linux using Desktop Launcher search function.

install teamviewer kali linux 01

Accept License Agreement and enter remote computer details to gain access (ID & Password).

install teamviewer kali linux 02

You should see a window like this.

teamviewer ui

The same can be done from the CLI by executing the command:

$ teamviewer
Init...
CheckCPU: SSE2 support: yes
Checking setup...
Launching TeamViewer ...
Launching TeamViewer GUI ...

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