How To Set up Anydesk on AlmaLinux 8

In this article, we want to teach you How To Set up Anydesk on AlmaLinux 8.

AnyDesk is a remote desktop software that allows us to connect to a computer remotely. It is a cross-platform software that provides platform independent remote access to different devices such as PC and other host devices. Anydesk provides remote access, file transfer, VPN features. It provides secure and reliable access to IT professionals.

Also, it allows the user to remotely access the desktop along with its files or documents from anywhere in the world. AnyDesk has a built-in address book function, which tracks connections or contacts and allows the user to see those connections’ online status. AnyDesk is also accessible in areas where there are low bandwidth and poor Internet connectivity.

How To Set up Anydesk on AlmaLinux 8

Before you start to set up Anydesk, you need to log in to your server as a non-root user with sudo privileges. To do this, you can follow our article the Initial Server Setup with AlmaLinux 8.

Now you can follow the steps below to complete this guide.

Install Anydesk on AlmaLinux 8

By default, Anydesk packages are not available in the default AlmaLinux repository. So you need to add the Anydesk repository with the following command:

sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/anydesk.repo<<EOF
> [anydesk]
> name=AnyDesk CentOS - stable
> baseurl=
> gpgcheck=1
> repo_gpgcheck=1
> gpgkey=

This command will create a new repository at this location ‘/etc/yum.repos.d/anydesk.repo’. To view the content of the repository run the below command:

cat /etc/yum.repos.d/anydesk.repo

Then, you need to install the Epel repository with the following command:

sudo dnf install epel-release

Next, you need to update your local package index to apply the changes:

sudo dnf update

Now you can use the following command to install Anydesk on AlmaLinux 8:

sudo dnf install anydesk

When your installation is completed, you can access your Anydesk on AlmaLinux 8.

Access Anydesk app on AlmaLinux 8

At this point, you need to go to All applications and search for the installed application, as its icon appears click on it to run AnyDesk on your Almalinux to start accessing remote computers.

AnyDesk main screen on Almalinux 8


At this point, you learn to Set up Anydesk on AlmaLinux 8.

Hope you enjoy it.

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