Install TeamViewer 9 Beta in Ubuntu [Great New Features include]

November 18, 2013 — Leave a comment


TeamViewer 9 Beta is out with many great new features, such as multiple connections in tabs, Wake-on-LAN, two factor authentication, shared clipboard, Windows 8.1 & Mac OS X Mavericks support and more.

New Features in TeamViewer 9

  • Open multiple remote sessions in tabs, just like in your browser. For an optimal overview, you can also open all the monitors belonging to a remote computer in separate tabs.
  • Wake-on-LAN: you can now wake up your computer remotely whenever you need access.
  • Protect your TeamViewer account against unauthorized access with two factor authentication
  • Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X Mavericks support
  • You can now save customized modules with your company branding (TeamViewer QuickSupport, QuickJoin or Host) in your Management Console.
  • Copy files, folders, images, screenshots, text, and tables along with formatting from one computer to another via the clipboard.
  • Simplified file transfer without establishing a connection
  • Process customer cases in the service queue together with your team
  • Integrate TeamViewer with your systems, such as helpdesk, ticket, or CRM.
  • Quick connection via desktop shortcut
  • TeamViewer now informs you directly in your Computers & Contacts list when new notifications are available.
  • Video transfer is now even faster. Show your participant a video during a presentation or view YouTube videos on remote computers in real-time.
  • New TeamViewer user interface and Computers & Contacts design.
  • Instant support for Linux customers is now even simpler because TeamViewer QuickSupport is now also available for Linux.
  • More details and screenshots at official page

    Install TeamViewer 9 Beta:

    Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one:

    1. For 32 bit Ubuntu & Linux Mint, run commands below to download and install teamviewer 9:

    cd ~/Downloads/ && wget
    sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/teamviewer_linux.deb
    sudo apt-get -f install

    2. For 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04 & Linux Mint (add the Wine PPA if have problems in Linux Mint 64 bit), run:

    cd ~/Downloads/ && wget
    sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/teamviewer_linux.deb
    sudo apt-get -f install

    3. For Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit, install the 32 bit package:

    cd ~/Downloads/ && wget
    sudo apt-get install gdebi
    sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/teamviewer_linux.deb

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