Install Anydesk on Rocky Linux

This article is going to take you through on how to Install Anydesk on rocky Linux. AnyDesk is a closed source remote desktop application that lets you connect to PCs and other devices running the host application from anywhere in the world.

How to Install Anydesk on Rocky Linux

We are going to install Anydesk using the methods listed below;

Install Anydesk on Rocky Linux via GUI

  • Navigate to Anydesk download page. I will select Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 because I am using Rocky Linux 8.
  • Save the package to your machine on the download window pop up.
  • By default, downloads are saved in the download folder. Open the download folder and right-click the Anydesk package, then select Open with other application from the selection that appears. Then choose software install.
  • Next click install button to begin the installation.

When the installation percentage reaches 100% Anydesk would have been installed on your Rocky Linux.

  • Anydesk can be launched from the application menu by searching it.
  • After opening you can enter the remote computer desk ID you want to connect to or copy your desk ID to another PC to connect to yours.

Install Anydesk on Rocky Linux via RPM Repository

  • Add Anydesk repository on Rocky Linux by entering the content below in the terminal and typing enter.
sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/anydesk.repo<<EOF
name=AnyDesk CentOS - stable
  • Next enable epel repository using the command below.
sudo yum -y install epel-release
  • After that, Anydesk can now be installed using the following command.
sudo yum install anydesk

Sample output

Last metadata expiration check: 0:02:26 ago on Wed 13 Apr 2022 04:44:52 PM EAT.
Dependencies resolved.
 Package      Arch        Version          Repository    Size
 anydesk      x86_64      6.1.1-1.el7      anydesk      4.0 M

Transaction Summary
Install  1 Package

Total download size: 4.0 M
Installed size: 14 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
anydesk-6.1.1-1.el7.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                                                                     1.0 MB/s | 4.0 MB     00:03    
Total                                                                                                                                                                              1.0 MB/s | 4.0 MB     00:03     
AnyDesk CentOS - stable                                                                                                                                                            1.9 kB/s | 1.7 kB     00:00    
Importing GPG key 0xCDFFDE29:
 Userid     : "philandro Software GmbH "
 Fingerprint: D563 11E5 FF3B 6F39 D5A1 6ABE 18DF 3741 CDFF DE29
 From       :
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Key imported successfully
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Running scriptlet: anydesk-6.1.1-1.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                1/1 
  Preparing        :                                                                                                                                                                                           1/1 
  Installing       : anydesk-6.1.1-1.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                1/1 
  Running scriptlet: anydesk-6.1.1-1.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                1/1 
Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/ → /etc/systemd/system/anydesk.service.
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start anydesk.service

  Verifying        : anydesk-6.1.1-1.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                1/1 


  • Anydesk can be launched from the application menu or by using the command below.

Uninstall AnyDesk on Rocky Linux

  • Run the command below to remove Anydesk from Rocky Linux.
sudo dnf remove anydesk
  • This marks the end of our article, It’s a wrap! You have learned how to Install Anydesk on Rocky Linux. Cheers!

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