Sun. Sep 20th, 2020

Microsoft releases Teams app for Linux

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After more than two months of waiting, Microsoft Teams for Linux platform is finally open for download, and users can install it in GNU/Linux distributions based on Debian or Red Hat.

The Microsoft Teams client is the first Microsoft 365 app that is coming to Linux desktops, and will support all of Teams’ core capabilities. Teams is the hub for teamwork that brings together chat, video meetings, calling, and collaboration on Office 365 documents and business processes within a single, integrated experience.

Microsoft said that the public preview version of Microsoft Teams for Linux is available today, however, some features may not be available or working properly. However, Microsoft encourages community users of Debian or Red Hat-based distributions to download and install and actively submit feedback to Microsoft so that they can improve it. Microsoft promises that Microsoft Teams for Linux will support all core features of the application.