Install AnyDesk on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7


Welcome to our guide on how to install AnyDesk on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7. We have covered the installation of AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04 in our previous guide.

Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 18.04

AnyDesk is available freely for personal use and as a subscription for business. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and use the freely available version of AnyDesk.

Install AnyDesk on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7

Update and Upgrade your system packages.

dnf update
dnf upgrade

Download AnyDesk Binary Installer

To install AnyDesk on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7, navigate to the Linux AnyDesk installer downloads page and download the RPM binary package for Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7. You can simply use wget to get the binary.


Install AnyDesk

Once the download is done, run the command below to instal AnyDesk.

sudo yum localinstall anydesk_5.1.0-1_amd64.rpm

You can as well install AnyDesk directly once you get the URL as shown below;

yum install
Last metadata expiration check: 0:13:50 ago on Tue 11 Jun 2019 10:13:08 PM EAT.
anydesk_5.1.0-1_amd64.rpm                                                                                              1.4 MB/s | 4.3 MB     00:02    
Dependencies resolved.
 Package                               Architecture                   Version                               Repository                            Size
 anydesk                               x86_64                         5.1.0-1                               @commandline                         4.3 M
Installing dependencies:
 gtkglext-libs                         x86_64                         1.2.0-34.fc30                         fedora                               113 k
 mesa-libGLU                           x86_64                         9.0.0-17.fc30                         fedora                               180 k
 pangox-compat                         x86_64                         0.0.2-14.fc30                         fedora                                60 k

Transaction Summary
Install  4 Packages

Total size: 4.6 M
Total download size: 353 k
Installed size: 13 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y

Once the installation is done, AnyDesk will run by default. You can check the status by executing the command below;

systemctl status anydesk.service 
● anydesk.service - AnyDesk
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/anydesk.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
   Active: active (running) since Tue 2019-06-11 22:27:47 EAT; 2min 53s ago
 Main PID: 8999 (anydesk)
    Tasks: 12 (limit: 2352)
   Memory: 15.8M
   CGroup: /system.slice/anydesk.service
           ├─8999 /usr/bin/anydesk --service
           └─9010 /usr/bin/anydesk --tray

Jun 11 22:27:47 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Started AnyDesk.

Once the installation of AnyDesk is done, then you are ready to use it. Just launch it and there you go.

install AnyDesk on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7

To connect to Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7 desktop using AnyDesk, just launch the AnyDesk on your system and use the 6 digit address for the remote AnyDesk.

anydesk remote address

As you connect, you should see a connection screen

AnyDesk remote connection

On Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7, you should accept the session request for you to access the remote desktop.

install AnyDesk on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7

Once you accept the connection, you should land on the remote system desktop.

If you get the error, remote server display not supported e.g Wayland, try to logout and then choose the X11 or non-Wayland display manager, then login.

anydesk non-wayland display

That is it on how to install AnyDesk on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7. Enjoy.

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