Install Teams for Linux Desktop App on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04

Microsoft Teams is communications platform that brings chat, video meetings, file storage and other features for Windows users…. It allows teams and users to communicate and collaborate and integrates with Office 365…

For Linux users, the official Teams app is not available.. To get Teams on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions, you’ll have to settle for a workaround app called Teams for Linux

Teams for Linux  is an unofficial Microsoft Teams client for Linux using Electron… It uses the Web App and wraps it as a standalone application using Electron.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Teams for Linux desktop app on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 desktops…

Teams brings users together to collaborate on projects so work can get done as quickly and efficiently as possible… Whether you’re a small or large enterprise, Teams can help your team communicate and collaborate… and these conversations will be available on the desktop, mobile devices and everywhere you have Teams installed…

For more about Teams, visit its homepage

Caution: Teams for Linux is in beta… New features are still being added and potential issues still being ironed out…When you’re ready to install Teams for Linux follow the steps below

Install Teams Desktop App via Snap

Teams App can also be installed via Ubuntu snap package management… This might be the quickest way to install Teams. Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully…

To install via Snap, run the commands below

sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install teams-for-linux --beta

When you’re done, Teams should be installed and ready to use… To launch it, go to the Activities Overview and search Teams and launch it…

Microsoft Teams for Linux

When it opens, type in your Teams’ email address and password to logon…

That’s it!

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Teams for Linux on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04..

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2 Replies to “Install Teams for Linux Desktop App on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04

  1. Just a wee update. We only distribute in two channels, stable and edge. So you don’t need –beta

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