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How to install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04 / Debian 10?

Hi friends, in this post, you will learn how to install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04 / Debian 10.

The truth is that we are still at home because of the pandemic. As we well know this brings as a consequence that a lot of work has to be done remotely. However, the problem arises when it is necessary to organize and agree between several teams.

In this sense, large corporations have their strategies, for example, Hangouts are still popular. But Microsoft has hit the nail on the head with its tools called Teams. So let’s talk about it.

Microsoft Teams features

This application combines great features that allow work teams to perform synchronous communication efficiently. They achieve this in several ways, integrating an instant messaging client with updated tools. Also, you can make video and voice calls to further refine your plans. You can even make rooms and meetings Slack style.

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However, the most important feature is its seamless integration with Microsoft’s Office365 service. So we are talking about a very complete solution used by many companies.

Install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04 / Debian 10

Times have changed and now Microsoft takes Linux into account and has created versions for various Linux distributions including the popular Ubuntu and Debian.

So, the first thing to do is go to the Microsoft Team website and if you do it from a Linux computer, it will recognize you and you have to choose to download the DEB package.

Download Microsoft Teams on Linux
Download Microsoft Teams on Linux

Or you can open the terminal and run it:

wget -c https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/ms-teams/pool/main/t/teams/teams_1.3.00.16851_amd64.deb

And to install it, just double click on the file or if you prefer the terminal:

sudo apt install ./teams_1.3.00.16851_amd64.deb

Remember that you have to be in the same directory where the file is. If you downloaded it using the browser, it’s probably in Downloads.

Then, you can run it from the main menu.

Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04 / Debian 10
Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu 20.04 / Debian 10

Now you have to create a new Microsoft account or login.

So, enjoy it.


In these times, a lot of software is required by many organizations. Many of them are so fundamental for many companies and workgroups and Microsoft Teams helps a lot in that task and now you know how to install it in Debian and Ubuntu.

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