How to install Anydesk on Ubuntu 22.04

Endrit Qerreti

Endrit Qerreti

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Anydesk on Ubuntu 22.04.

Anydesk is a remote desktop software, that allows you to connect to other computers and remote control them.

Anydesk is easy to set up and use, all you have to do is install anydesk and start using it to control any computer.

Anydesk can be installed on Ubuntu 22.04, and other Ubuntu based distros easily by using Anydesk's official repository.

In this tutorial, we'll be installing Anydesk on Ubuntu by using its official repository.

Install Anydesk on Ubuntu 22.04

Step 1 - Add Anydesk GPG Key

In order to be able to use Anydesk's repository on your Ubuntu machine, you need to import Anydesk's GPG key on your machine.

To import Anydesk's GPG key, you can do so by running the command below

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Step 2 - Add Anydesk Repository

Next, you need to add Anydesk repository on your Ubuntu machine. Anydesk offers a repository that you can use for downloading Anydesk package.

To add Anydesk repository, simply run the command below

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb all main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk-stable.list'

Step 3 - Enable Anydesk Repository

Now you need to proceed to update your machine so that you can use Anydesk repository.

To update your Ubuntu machine, you can do so by using the default package manager apt

sudo apt update

Step 4 - Install Anydesk

Now you can install Anydesk on your system.

Anydesk can be installed easily by running the command below.

sudo apt install anydesk

Step 5 - Use Anydesk

Now that Anydesk is installed on your system, you should be able to launch and use it.

To launch Anydesk, you can use terminal or GUI.

To launch Anydesk via terminal, run the following


To launch Anydesk without touching terminal, simply run Anydesk via the applications menu.

Uninstall Anydesk on Ubuntu 22.04

Since we installed Anydesk via the official repository that Anydesk provides, then to uninstall it, we need also to use apt package manager.

Though you can use GUI also to uninstall it, we chose to uninstall it via terminal as it's easier and faster.

So to uninstall Anydesk, run the following

sudo apt remove anydesk --purge


In this tutorial, you learned how to install and uninstall Anydesk on Ubuntu 22.04.