Sunday, March 17, 2013

Installing Teamviewer 8 on Kali 64bit (Debian)

Installing Teamviewer 64bit on Kali OS.

While I was trying to install Teamviewer on my 64 bit Kali OS install,I ran into some missing dependencies. One of them was a i386 package, which cannot be installed on 64 bit unless multiple architecture support is enabled in your Install.
For this we first allow i386 to be installed as a multiarch.

root@kali:/home/dhakkan/Downloads# dpkg --add-architecture i386

Now we need to update our repositories.


root@kali:/home/dhakkan/Downloads# apt-get update

Now we can deploy i386 packages on 64 bit as multiarch

Now time to install the package.

dhakkan@kali:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux_x64.deb

You will get errors for unmet dependency which can be installed by using following command

dhakkan@kali:~/Downloads$ sudo apt-get install -f

and it should be good to go.

5 comments:

  1. This is also good.
    The software works well, Ammyy Admin doesn't require installation or specific config, works behind gateways NAT as well as within one LAN.

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  2. does not work
    the step sudo apt-get install -f removes teamviewer again

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  3. Thanks! I'm a Linux noob studying Kali for pen testing, and having Teamviewer on it helps me so much because I can put down my Surface and use this as my primary for more than 90% of my job functions.

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