How To Install AnyDesk on CentOS 8

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How To Install AnyDesk on CentOS 8



The AnyDesk Remote Desktop application is distributed by AnyDesk Software GmbH. It enables remote access to computers and other devices running the host program independent of their platform. The AnyDesk technology enables them to remotely manage their clients’ devices from anywhere in the world. There is a concern that scammers may take advantage of AnyDesk to steal data, access codes, and even money. The majority of AnyDesk users, as well as 15,000 companies worldwide, find it secure, reliable and trusted. So let’s start with the installation process on your Centos system.





Step 1: Configure VPSie cloud server

Those who already have a system up and running should skip this step and do update their system.


  1. Sign in to your system or register a newly created one by logging in to your VPSie account. 
  2. Connect by SSH using the credentials we emailed you.
  3. Once you have logged into your CentOS 8 instance and update your system.


Check if the box needs any updates,


# sudo yum updateinfo


Run the command if it is available,


# sudo dnf update



Step 2: Add AnyDesk repository


Install the Anydesk application repository by running the following command on your system:


# cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/AnyDesk-CentOS.repo << "EOF"


Add the following:


name=AnyDesk CentOS - stable



Use the following terminal command to update the yum repository:


# sudo yum update



Step 3: Install AnyDesk



Use the dnf or yum package manager to install AnyDesk on your CentOS 8 system. Use the command below on the terminal.


# sudo dnf makecache


Run the following command to install the RedHat-LSB core packages on your system:


# sudo dnf install -y redhat-lsb-core


Install AnyDesk along with all the required packages:


# sudo dnf install anydesk


The following commands can be used to check the status of AnyDesk and ensure it is enabled:


# systemctl status anydesk.service

Verify it is enabled by using the following command:

# systemctl is-enabled anydesk.service



Use the desktop graphical interface to access the AnyDesk application. Click on the Activities tab and search for AnyDesk.



You are now ready use the Anydesk. Thanks for reading! I hope it was informative for you! 




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