How To Install Anydesk Remote Desktop Application In Ubuntu 18.04.1

AnyDesk is the best remote desktop tool. This tool can be installed on Windows, MacOS, Linux, and FreeBSD. Anydesk is an open source application and is free. It’s very easy to install and it’s a lightweight application. In this article, we will learn how to Install Anydesk Remote Desktop Application in Ubuntu 18.04.1.

Anydesk Remote Desktop Application Features:

  • Transfer files over Internet securely from one System to another
  • Encryption Technology
  • Anydesk can be use for webinars
  • Access Restrictions
  • Quickstart
  • Real-Time Collaboration
  • Remote Reboot
How To Install Anydesk Remote Desktop Application In Ubuntu 18.04.1

How To Install Anydesk Remote Desktop Application In Ubuntu 18.04.1

Follow the below steps to install Anydesk Remote Desktop Application In Ubuntu 18.04.1:

Now, to download Anydesk remote desktop application, enter the following command in the terminal.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wget https://download.anydesk.com/linux/anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb
--2018-09-30 00:40:55-- https://download.anydesk.com/linux/anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb
Resolving download.anydesk.com (download.anydesk.com)... 2a01:4f8:221:2841::2, 188.40.104.135
Connecting to download.anydesk.com (download.anydesk.com)|2a01:4f8:221:2841::2|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 3110288 (3.0M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb’

anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd 100%[===================>] 2.97M 1.48MB/s in 2.0s

2018-09-30 00:40:58 (1.48 MB/s) - ‘anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb’ saved [3110288/3110288]

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To see the output of the downloaded .deb package, enter the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ ls -l anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb
-rw-r--r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 3110288 Sep 14 2017 anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb

Now before installing Anydesk Remote Desktop Application, please update the packages and repositories of Ubuntu 18.04.1.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks: 
Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease 
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB] 
Get:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release [1,189 B]
Fetched 44.2 MB in 44s (1,009 kB/s) 
Reading package lists... Done

Now you can install Anydesk package, enter the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -i anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package anydesk.
(Reading database ... 125834 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking anydesk (2.9.5-1) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of anydesk:
anydesk depends on libgtkglext1; however:
Package libgtkglext1 is not installed.
anydesk depends on libpango1.0-0; however:
Package libpango1.0-0 is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package anydesk (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
anydesk

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Anydesk Remote Desktop Application is asking for some dependencies to successfully complete the installation. Enter the following command to install dependencies.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree 
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
After this operation, 615 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main amd64 libpango-1.0-0 amd64 1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1 [153 kB]
Get:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libpangox-1.0-0 amd64 0.0.2-5 [41.7 kB]
Get:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libgtkglext1 amd64 1.2.0-8 [73.9 kB]
(Reading database ... 125851 files and directories currently installed.)
Setting up anydesk (2.9.5-1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...

Now you can see above AnyDesk Remote Desktop Application package has been successfully installed. Enter the following command to check anydesk package.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l anydesk
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks: 
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii anydesk 2.9.5-1 amd64 the world's fastest remote deskto

Now let us try anydesk application and by entering ‘anydesk‘ in the terminal or search in the application.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ anydesk
How To Install Anydesk Remote Desktop Application In Ubuntu 18.04.1

Anydesk Remote Desktop Application

Enter any of the following commands, if you want to uninstall or remove Anydesk Remote Desktop application for any reason.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r anydesk
(Reading database ... 161495 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing anydesk (2.9.5-1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

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1 Response

  1. Rob says:

    Maybe NoMachine is a safer option

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