TeamViewer Version 8 for Linux Released

Mar 22, 2013

TeamViewer v8.0 offers new features for easier remote administration.

TeamViewer recently announced the availability of TeamViewer version 8 for Linux. According to the company, the latest version of TeamViewer – the “all-in-one software for remote support and online meetings” – provides new features to make remote administration easier than ever.

TeamViewer 8 for Linux offers enhanced support (including 24/7 remote access), improved performance, and full encryption based on RSA private/public key exchange and AES 256-bit encryption. Also, the new TeamViewer Management Console offers web-based administration and more TeamViewer Manager features. According to the website, the cloud-based TeamViewer Management Console provides users with browser-based access to their TeamViewer accounts and contacts anytime, anywhere. Features of the Management Console include “comprehensive user management, connection reporting of all remote control sessions and the possibility to start remote connections with a single-click directly from out of the browser.” Note that the Management Console feature is offered exclusively with the Premium and Corporate license.

TeamViewer 8 for Linux is available for download at: It supports Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, RedHat, and several other Linux operating systems. TeamViewer 8 is also available for Windows, Mac, and mobile platforms. The TeamViewer software is available free of charge for private users, and various licenses are available for business use.

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