How to Install Microsoft Teams on Linux Mint

Do you need to install Microsoft Teams on Linux Mint? In this short guide, I'll show you how to install Microsoft Teams on Linux Mint in two ways. At the moment of writing this article both ways install one and the same version: teams_1.3.00.25560_amd64

Step 1: Install Microsoft Teams from Software Manager

Microsoft Teams is available for installation from the Software Manager. In order to install it from there you can follow:

  • Menu
  • Software Manager
  • Search for Teams..
  • Open Microsoft Teams
  • Click Install
  • Install the dependencies

Note: Be aware that several versions exist in the Software Manager.

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Step 2: Download and install latest Microsoft Teams

If the previous solution is not working for you or you would like to get a newer version than you can follow next steps in order to install it.

2.1. Download Microsoft Teams for Linux Mint

Linux Mint works with .deb files and Microsoft Teams .deb file is available here:

Download Teams for Linux

  • Click on: Download for desktop
  • Click on: Linux DEB (64-bit)

2.2. Install Microsoft Teams

After clicking on the last link there are two option:

  • Download the file and open it later
  • Open the file with Package Installer

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Once the package is open with Package Installer you need to click on Install Package.

When the installation is started

  • You will be prompted for your password
  • After successful installation - you can see the install button is changed to Reinstall package.

Step 3: Start the Microsoft Teams

Now the Teams can be started from the main menu:

  • Linux Mint menu
  • Internet
  • Microsoft Teams

or by typing teams in the terminal.

You need to enter your email address and password in order to logon.

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