How to Install AnyDesk on Ubuntu 22.04

“AnyDesk is a small but powerful application that gives the users facility to establish a connection to access a remote computer, and you can use that system from your system. It became even more famous during the COVID-19 era as it provides a simple and secure work-from-home facility thanks to its military-grade encryption.

It is free for everyone except the commercial users who are required to buy licenses. AnyDesk is available on all the platforms like Linux, Windows, Android, iOS, Raspberry Pi, and many other operating systems.

It is not available on the official Ubuntu repository, and we will have to manually install it, so we will go through all the steps required to install it on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy JellyFish.

There are two methods to install it, and they are

  1. Using GUI Method
  2. Using Terminal

First, we will discuss the Deb binary, and then we will go through the Repository.”

The Installation Using GUI

Just follow these steps, and you can easily install it without any problems

Step 1- Open Firefox or any other browser and use the following address to open the official website of AnyDesk.

$ https://anydesk.com/en/downloads/linux

Once you open the link, you will see

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And then, you will have to download the installation file by clicking on the link on the left of the arrowhead in the above picture

Step 2- Once the download is complete, it is now time to install it, and to do that, you will have to open the Files from your desktop

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Once you open files, you will see the downloads folder right in the front, open it and look for the file you just downloaded and it will be named something like this “anydesk_6.1.1-1_amd64.deb”, right-click on it and then select “Open With Other Application.”

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Now we will see a pop-up window like this

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Click on that Install button, and you will be asked to enter your password; once you have entered the correct password, just press enter, and it will start the installation process, and in no time, you will have it installed in your system

Installing Using Terminal

AnyDesk can also be installed using Terminal, and in doing that, we are going to use the following commands in sequence as there is a major community that likes to do it using Command Line Interface.

Step 1- Make sure the package list is up to date to avoid conflicts; use this command

$ sudo apt update

$ sudo apt upgrade




Note: Use commands in sequence and one at a time.

And it will upgrade the packages

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In my case, all packages were already updated.

Step 2- Adding AnyDesk to Trusted Software Providers list on Ubuntu 22.04

Use the following command to add

$ wget -qO - https://keys.anydesk.com/repos/DEB-GPG-KEY | sudo apt-key add -




And it will add AnyDesk to the Trusted Software Providers list

Step 3- Adding AnyDesk repository to your System’s Repository

Now we are going to add the repository to our system by using the following command

$ echo "deb http://deb.anydesk.com/ all main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list


And it is done

Step 4- Update Packages again

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Step 5- Installing AnyDesk

We will not install AnyDesk using the following command.

And we have successfully installed it

sudo apt install anydesk





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Step 6- Launching

It can now be launched using the following command in the terminal


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You should have launched it, but in some cases, there can be an error that looks like this

And it can easily be fixed by following commands

wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/p/pangox-compat/libpangox-1.0-0_0.0.2-5.1_amd64.deb

And then

sudo apt install ./libpangox-1.0-0_0.0.2-5.1_amd64.deb


The AnyDesk is a smart application that is supported by almost all operating systems, and it is completely free for personal use. Using this, everyone can remotely control another computer and fix issues or use it to work on a colleague’s computer system.

In the guide above, we have gone through all steps to install the AnyDesk in Ubuntu 22.04, and we have also mentioned an error and how to fix that error that you may encounter. We hope this helps you and do visit our other guides like this.

About the author

Karim Buzdar

Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.