TeamViewer 6 or 7.0.9300 beta version can be run as root easily on backtrack or any Linux distribution including Ubuntu / CentOS 6 / RedHat by modifying the wrapper file which is instructed to not execute Team Viewer products as root.
When you run Teamviewer7 from console, you will get this error;
Profile: /root (root)
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS
Error: TeamViewer must not be executed as root!
How to install Team Viewer 7 beta on backtrack5 RC1 linux?
dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb
For RPM based distro CentOS/RHEL
rpm -ivh teamviewer_linux.rpm
Warning : Running application as root is not recommended.
FIX Team Viewer7 to run as ROOT by running below SED command :
sed -i 's/die \"T/echo \"T/g' /opt/teamviewer/teamviewer/7/bin/wrapper
DONE! 🙂 Now Go to Application –> Internet –> Team Viewer 7