Install TeamViewer 8 on Arch Linux

How to install TeamViewer 8 on Arch Linux:

This can be useful if you have a license for TeamViewer 8 and don’t want to upgrade to the latest version.

  1. Install dependencies from the multilib repository:

    sudo pacman -S lib32-gcc-libs lib32-alsa-lib lib32-libxtst lib32-libxdamage lib32-zlib lib32-freetype2
    
  2. Create a temporary directory to build the package in:

    cd && mkdir -p tmp/tv8 && cd tmp/tv8
    
  3. Download the older PKGBUILD and .install file:

    wget -O PKGBUILD http://pkgbuild.com/git/aur-mirror.git/plain/teamviewer/PKGBUILD?id=1f36168b6bed286032e5e17bd09564b4306ee8c0
    wget -O teamviewer.install http://pkgbuild.com/git/aur-mirror.git/plain/teamviewer/teamviewer.install?id=1f36168b6bed286032e5e17bd09564b4306ee8c0
    
  4. Build the package:

    makepkg
    
  5. Install the package:

    sudo pacman -U teamviewer-8.0.20931-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
    
  6. Enable the TeamViewer service:

    sudo systemctl enable teamviewerd
    
  7. Start the TeamViewer service:

    sudo systemctl start teamviewerd
    
  8. The TeamViewer 8 client / GUI app can now be run from the menu.

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