Install TeamViewer 8.0.20931 on RHEL/CentOS 6 32-Bit / 64-Bit / x86_64

Hello All,

I have pending comments and some mails regarding share how to on Installing TeamViewer 8 on RHEL 6.

Sorry those who requested for Howto and I am sharing it after some delay.

By Following this How to you will able to Install TeamViewer 8 on RHEL 6 32-Bit / 64-Bit / x86_64.

Pre-Requisites :-

=> Direct Internet Access

=> RPMs Download Allowed

=> User should have RPM installation Rights.

I have installed Version is :- TeamViewer 8.0.20931.

In This Howto I am Following Howto with root user, You can also follow with sudo user who have rights to install rpm :-

1. Download TeamViewer 8 from Below Link.

[root@linux-blog-tejas-barot ~] wget

2. Configure Repository for Dependencies :-

[root@linux-blog-tejas-barot ~] mkdir ~/repo

[root@linux-blog-tejas-barot ~] mv /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo ~/repo/

[root@linux-blog-tejas-barot ~] wget

[root@linux-blog-tejas-barot ~] mv tejas-teamviewer.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/

3. Now Let’s start Installing TeamViewer 8 RPM :-

[root@linux-blog-tejas-barot ~] yum localinstall teamviewer_linux.rpm

4. Wait for Process to Complete.

5. Click on Teamviewer 8 Icon Under Applications -> Internet -> Teamviewer 8


TeamViewer 8 Icon

TeamViewer 8 Icon


6. That’s it. TeamViewer 8 is Installed and Ready to User. You can see below pic.

Teamviewer ID

Teamviewer ID

7. “ABOUT” page of Teamviewer 8. Check Teamviewer 8 Version. Below Pic reference :-




Hope this helps you all.

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  • Sriharsha says:

    Very Useful.. Thanks.

  • Prakash Anand says:

    Hi Tejas,

    Thanks for the info to install Teamviewer on RHEL platform. I am trying to install with root user and followed the same steps as suggested. Installation shows complete but unable to see the GUI window. Below is the log… grateful if could help in this regard…

    tart: 2013/11/18 07:44:07.358
    Version: 8.0.20931
    ID: 0
    Loglevel: Info (100)
    License: 0
    IC: -1374035518
    CPU: Unknown
    OS: Lx Red Hat Enterpris (32-bit)
    MID: 0x009c02a3b53c_691c3ab9_d41d8cd98f00b204
    MIDv: 0
    Proxy-Settings: Type=1 IP= User=

    2013/11/18 07:44:07.359 20985 4152215312 S0 Using IPC-Port 5940
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.385 20985 4152215312 S0 ConsoleKitSessionInfoProvider: ConsoleKit service available
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.393 20985 4152215312 S0 ConsoleKitSession: New session /org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session2 [created=2013-11-17T20:42:39.694869Z, display= remotehost= seat=/org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Seat1 type= x11display=:0 x11tty=/dev/tty1 loginid=1 uid=0 idle=0 active=1 local=1] SysSession_Lin: 102 [id=/org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session2, type=2 user=root tty=4294967295 pseudotty=0 state=undef active=1 reliable=0 info=0]]
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.393 20985 4152215312 S0 ConsoleKitSeat: New seat /org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Seat1 [canActivateSession=1, activeSession=’/org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session2′]
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.393 20985 4152215312 S0 Session Information provided by ConsoleKit
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.395 20985 4152215312 S0 XSocketSessionObserver: watching /tmp/.X11-unix
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.464 20985 4152215312 S0! XSession: Unable to open XAuthority file “/root/.Xauthority”
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.481 20985 4152215312 S0! XSession: Unable to open XAuthority file “/root/.Xauthority”
    2013/11/18 07:44:07.489 20985 4152215312 S0 UpdateOnlineState newOnlineValue 0
    2013/11/18 07:44:08.360 20985 4139776880 S0 TerminalServer::SessionLogin for session 0
    2013/11/18 07:44:08.360 20985 4139776880 S0 CTerminalServer::RepeatedlyCheckForUserLogin() Don’t start GUI for session 0

    Kind Regards,


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