Howto install Teamviewer 9.x on Ubuntu >= 12.04 64bit (in my case 13.10)

January 2, 2014

Basically it is simple but the 64bit makes it a little bit more difficult. It is not logical from the outside but don’t use the 64bit version. Why? As described here distributions with multiarch support can’t resolve the ia32-libs packages. But there is a simple solution to this which is not described there, as adding an additional architecture doesn’t feel right.

Install gdebi (gdebi lets you install local deb packages resolving and installing  its dependencies. apt does the same, but only for remote (http, ftp)  located packages.):

sudo apt-get install gdebi

Download the 32bit version

wget http://www.teamviewer.com/download/teamviewer_linux.deb

Use gdebi to install and resolve the dependencies:

$ sudo gdebi teamviewer_linux.deb
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Building data structures... Done
Building data structures... Done
Requires the installation of the following packages: libxtst6:i386

TeamViewer (Remote Control Application)
TeamViewer is a remote control application. TeamViewer provides easy, fast and secure remote access to Linux, Windows PCs, and Macs.
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TeamViewer is free for personal use. You can use TeamViewer completely free of charge to access your private computers or to help your friends with their computer problems.
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To buy a license for commercial use, please visit http://www.teamviewer.com
Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:y
Get:1 http://at.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main libxtst6 i386 2:1.2.2-1 [13.8 kB]
Fetched 13.8 kB in 0s (0 B/s)
Selecting previously unselected package libxtst6:i386.
(Reading database ... 250452 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libxtst6:i386 (from .../libxtst6_2%3a1.2.2-1_i386.deb) ...
Setting up libxtst6:i386 (2:1.2.2-1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
Selecting previously unselected package teamviewer.
(Reading database ... 250454 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking teamviewer (from teamviewer_linux.deb) ...
Setting up teamviewer (9.0.24147) .

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  1. I wander how to install AEROADMIN on ubuntu. More actual issue.

    Comment by Marko — April 24, 2014 #

  2. in the name of god
    very thanks for your guid.

    best regards
    mahdi

    Comment by mahdi — September 1, 2014 #

  3. Thanks.

    Comment by GByron — October 13, 2014 #

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