What is Microsoft Teams?
Microsoft Teams is an application released by the Microsoft to provide the facility of communication to Linux users with different distributions. Teams used for unified communication & collaboration through video conferencing, messaging & chats along-with files sharing & integration with other applications such as git, monitoring tools, CI/CD pipelines etc. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how we can install the Microsoft Teams and enjoy the amazing features of this application. So let’s move forward to start Installing Microsoft Teams on our Linux Operating System. Follow the below steps to install Teams on Your system smoothly.
Installing Microsoft Teams on Fedora:
To install Microsoft Teams on Fedora / CentOS systems simply download the rpm packages which are available at the latest release page.
Follow the link to download for your Fedora / CentOS or Run the command in Terminal.
After downloading this package install it with dnf command.
sudo dnf localinstall teams-1.2.00.32451-1.x86_64.rpm
Allow the process to continue by pressing Y key to finish the installation of Microsoft Teams on Fedora / CentOS
Install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu / Debian Linux
To install Teams on Ubuntu / Debian we use the .deb package so download it from the release page.
After downloading run the dpkg command to install Teams
sudo dpkg -i teams_1.2.00.32451_amd64.deb
Note: If you face any dependency problem run the following command
sudo apt -y -f install
Launch & Use Microsoft Teams on Linux
After finishing up installation, launch the application from the command line interface or using the Desktop Environment. You’ll see a welcome screen as shown in image below.
Provide your Microsoft account email to continue to Microsoft Teams.
It will redirect to your browser to create your Microsoft Teams account setup. You’ll be asked to signup for your Teams account. So click on it to signup.
Provide details like name, company, region etc.
After it login to your account with the Microsoft Account Email.
Now you will be redirected to your Teams dashboard to perform actions provided by Teams.
You can now add people, communicate with those you may know or with enterprises for personal and business communication.
Enjoy using Microsoft Teams application on Linux for your daily job communications / projects / presentations and much more you want.
Congratulations! you’ve successfully Installed and created your Microsoft Teams account