How To Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04
To Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04
AnyDesk is the open source remote desktop application. It is one of the world’ s most comfortable remote desktop application. Access all your programs, documents and files from anywhere, without having to entrust your data to a cloud service. You can say it’ s an alternative of the TeamViewer, which is available free. AnyDesk provides the faster remote connection than any other existing remote desktop application.
First, in order to install AnyDesk on your Ubuntu machine, you need to update the repo in the system as follows.
root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB] Get:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB] Fetched 204 kB in 1s (160 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
Once it is done, you need to download AnyDesk package by making use of the following command.
root@linuxhelp:~# wget https://download.anydesk.com/linux/anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb --2018-02-21 23:44:31-- https://download.anydesk.com/linux/anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb Resolving download.anydesk.com (download.anydesk.com)... 184.108.40.206, 2a01:4f8:221:2841::2 Connecting to download.anydesk.com (download.anydesk.com)|220.127.116.11|: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 720KB/s in 5.2s 2018-02-21 23:44:38 (580 KB/s) - ‘ anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb’ saved [3110288/3110288]
You shall now install AnyDesk by making use of the following command.
root@linuxhelp:~# dpkg -i anydesk_2.9.5-1_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package anydesk. (Reading database ... 180446 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. dpkg: error processing package anydesk (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160415-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... Errors were encountered while processing: Anydesk
You shall now install the dependencies to sort the error. Runt the following command which not only installs the dependencies but also properly installs AnyDesk.
root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: gnome-software-common libgtkspell3-3-0 Use ' sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: libgtkglext1 The following NEW packages will be installed: libgtkglext1 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 594 not upgraded. 1 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 76.8 kB of archives. After this operation, 444 kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libgtkglext1 amd64 1.2.0-3.2fakesync1ubuntu1 [76.8 kB] Fetched 76.8 kB in 0s (87.6 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package libgtkglext1:amd64. (Reading database ... 180463 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libgtkglext1_1.2.0-3.2fakesync1ubuntu1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking libgtkglext1:amd64 (1.2.0-3.2fakesync1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ... Setting up libgtkglext1:amd64 (1.2.0-3.2fakesync1ubuntu1) ... Setting up anydesk (2.9.5-1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...
Go to Ubuntu dashboard and type AnyDesk, it shows the application icon, click on it to open it.
You can see that the application is now open.
With this, the tutorial on the installation of AnyDesk on Ubuntu 16.04 comes to an end.