Linux users can use both the MS Teams web client and the full desktop version of Teams. The Desktop Teams client for Linux has been available since December 2019. In this article, we will show how to install the full-featured Microsoft Teams client in various Linux distros.
You can download Team Distribution from the Microsoft website as .deb either rpm package (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/download-app,
When you install this DEB or RPM package, the Microsoft Teams repository will be automatically added to the Package Manager source list:
- first appearance in public
Additionally, a PGP key will be added to the Microsoft repository () It enables automatic Microsoft Teams Updates (monthly) using your Linux package manager.
You can also install Teams from the Terminal console. In general, a Teams installation on any Linux distro looks like this:
- Install Microsoft Repository Key;
- Add Team Repository;
- Update package manager database;
- Install the Microsoft Teams client from the repository.
how to set up teams Debian, Ubuntu, Mint Distros?:
- run terminal by pressing
Ctrl + Alt + Teither
Ctrl + Shift + T,
- establish curl If you don’t have it:
sudo apt install curl
- Add Microsoft repository key:
curl | sudo apt-key add –
- Then add the Microsoft Teams repository:
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teams.list'
- Update package list:
sudo apt update
- Install Team Client (you’ll need about 300MB of free space on your disk):
sudo apt install teams
- To update teams, use the command:
sudo apt update teams
To ensure that ms-team is present in the list of repositories, run the command below:
sudo grep -rhE ^deb /etc/apt/sources.list*
Make sure the file contains the following line:
deb [arch=amd64] stable main
To remove the Teams client, use this command:
sudo apt remove teams
To install MS Teams in Rayleigh, fedoraeither Centos distros, use yum (dnf) package manager,
sudo rpm --import
sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[teams]\nname=teams\nbaseurl=\nenabled=1\ngpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=" > /etc/yum.repos.d/teams.repo'
sudo dnf check-update
sudo dnf install teams
To install MS Teams in openSUSE based distribution:
sudo rpm --import
sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[teams]\nname=teams\nbaseurl=\nenabled=1\nautorefresh=1\nkeeppackages=0\ntype=rpm-md\ngpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=" > /etc/zypp/repos.d/teams.repo'
sudo zypper refresh
sudo zypper install teams
Then you can run team client using this command:
Sign-in with your Microsoft or Office 365 account. A ready-to-use MSTeams should open.
By default, the Teams client is configured to start automatically, but you can disable automatic startup for this.
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