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How to Install AnyDesk on Kali in 3 Steps

How to Install AnyDesk on Kali in 3 Steps
Shaun M Jooste

Shaun M Jooste

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While it’s straightforward to install AnyDesk remote desktop on Windows, Android, and iOS, Linux users need to have commands and scripting knowledge. They are likely not afraid to “talk” to the machine in the “Terminal.”

However, we offer you follow our step-by-step of the program’s Kali Linux version for ease of use.

  1. Update Debian

    How to install AnyDesk on Kali

    A system APT package update is a must before installing AnyDesk on your machine. Open the Terminal and put in the following console command:

    – sudo apt update

    • sudo apt install -y gnupg2
  2. Download and add AnyDesk

    How to install AnyDesk on Kali

    Before you can proceed, you need the Kali Linux version of the application downloaded. To add the program to the system, write the following:

    sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb #8221; > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/anydesk.list’

    The next step is adding the AnyDesk GPG key:

    wget -qO – | sudo apt-key add –

  3. Install and launch the app

    How to install AnyDesk on Kali

    Use the command below to install the program. It will run the apt package manager:

    sudo apt -y update && sudo apt -y install anydesk

    Ask the system to confirm the installation by inserting the following:

    $ apt policy anydesk


    Installed: 5.5.4

    Candidate: 5.5.4

    Version table:

    *** 5.5.4 500

    500 all/main amd64 Packages

    100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

    Now that the process is complete, you can open the app from the console or search the program in the installed application list and click it.

Setup and manage!

Once the app runs, you’ll be able to set up an address and ID and start connecting other desktops or mobile devices for remote control.

Shaun M Jooste

Shaun M Jooste

I live in South Africa, Cape town, as a father of two children. I've been gaming almost all my life, with plenty of experience writing reviews and articles on the latest titles. With 15 years of experience in local government performing Facilities Management functions, I moved towards becoming CEO of my own company, Celenic Earth Publications, which serves to publish author's books, including my own. I'm a published author of horror and fantasy novels, while I also dabble in game and movie scriptwriting.

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