Microsoft Teams is a communication platform used for chat, calling, meeting, and collaboration. Generally, it is used by companies and individuals working on projects. Microsoft Teams is only available for macOS and Windows, while the official Microsoft Teams app is not available for Linux-based operating systems.
Teams for Linux is an unofficial Microsoft Teams client for Linux-based operating systems although this is a public preview release. Currently, Microsoft Teams Linux is supported on CentOS 8, RHEL 8, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04 and Fedora 30.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install Microsoft Teams Linux on your CentOS 8 desktop.
Install Microsoft Teams Linux on CentOS 8
By default, Microsoft Teams Linux packages are not available in the CentOS 8 repositories. You will need to download the packages
RPM With requests
cd /tmp wget https://packages.microsoft.com/yumrepos/ms-teams/teams-1.2.00.32451-1.x86_64.rpm
After downloading the package, install the downloaded package using the following command:
dnf install teams-1.2.00.32451-1.x86_64.rpm
After the installation is complete, you can run it as shown below:
After entering the application, you will see a list view as follows, enter your email and Microsoft account to start using Microsoft Teams:
You will be redirected to provide an email and password:
Now, provide the email ID and password for your Microsoft account and click the button Signal in a. Once logged in, you will see the following screen:
Select a team and click the button continue . You’ll see the Microsoft Teams dashboard on the following screen:
From here, you can chat, meet, and make calls with other users.
Uninstall Microsoft Teams
To remove Microsoft Teams Linux from CentOS 8, run the following command:
dnf remove teams
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Microsoft Teams for Linux on CentOS 8. Microsoft Teams is not available in the official CentOS 8 repositories, so you need to download and install the RPM file manually.