Today we learn How to Install Microsoft Teams Linux on Ubuntu, Microsoft Teams is a communication platform used for Chats, Calls, Meetings, and Collaborations. Generally, it is used by companies and individuals working on projects. Microsoft Teams is only available for macOS and Windows operating systems, while the official Microsoft Teams app is not available for Linux-based operating systems.
Teams for Linux is the unofficial Microsoft Teams client for Linux based operating systems, although it is a public preview release. Currently, Microsoft Teams Linux is supported on CentOS 8, RHEL 8, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 21.04 and Fedora 34 operating systems.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Microsoft Teams Linux on Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 21.04
Install Microsoft Teams Linux on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 21.04
By default, the Microsoft Teams package is not available in the default Ubuntu 18.04 repositories. You have to download the Debian package from their official website.
Run the commands cd and wget following to download the Microsoft Teams package
$ cd /tmp $ wget https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/ms-teams/pool/main/t/teams/teams_1.2.00.32451_amd64.deb
After the package is downloaded, you can install the package
debwith the following command:
$ sudo dpkg -i teams_1.2.00.32451_amd64.deb
Once the installation is complete, you can see the installed apps in your Ubuntu menu ;
From here, you can chat, meet, and make calls with other users.
Uninstall Microsoft Teams Linux from Ubuntu
To remove Microsoft Teams Linux from Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 21.04, run the following command:
$ sudo dpkg -r teams
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Microsoft Teams for Linux on Ubuntu 20.04 and 21.04 . Microsoft Teams is not available in the default Ubuntu repositories, we have to download and install this application manually.