First Office app on Linux

How to install Microsoft Teams on Linux

Microsoft Teams collaboration app is now available on Linux, and these are the steps to install it.

Microsoft Teams on Linux

If your work requires the use of a Linux distribution such as Ubuntu, Debian, or Red Hat, you no longer need to use a Windows 10 device to connect with your colleague at work as Microsoft Teams is now available on Linux.

Although it’s available as a public preview, anyone can download and install Microsoft Teams to access all the same features available with the app on Windows 10, including chat, video meetings, calling, and collaboration on Office 365 documents and business processes within a single interface.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to install Microsoft Teams on Linux.

How to install Microsoft Teams on Ubuntu

To start testing the Microsoft Teams app on Ubuntu or another flavor of Linux, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Teams website.

  2. Under the “Desktop” section, click the Linux DEB download button. (If you have a distribution like Red Hat that requires a different installer, then use the Linux RPM download button.)

    Download Microsoft Teams for Linux
    Download Microsoft Teams for Linux
  3. Double-click the *.deb file to launch the installer.

    Microsoft Teams installer for Linux
    Microsoft Teams installer for Linux
  4. Click the Install button.

    Microsoft Teams on Linux
    Microsoft Teams on Linux

Once you complete the steps, Microsoft Teams will install, and it’ll be available from apps menu.