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Microsoft Teams progressive web app (PWA) for Linux

In August 2022, Microsoft, fairly quietly, announced plans to retire the Linux desktop client for Teams in early December, in Microsoft 365 message center notification MC412007. Previously Microsoft had launched a dedicated Linux desktop client, but it had never reached feature parity with Windows. Incidentally, Microsoft filtered the message center message to only go to tenants using Linux...

Microsoft Teams Linux client public preview now available

Long-awaited, the Microsoft Teams Linux client is now available to all in public preview. You can download the native Linux packages in .deb and .rpm formats at Users will be able to install native Linux packages in .deb and .rpm formats. Installing the DEB or RPM package will automatically install the package repository DEB stable main RPMhttps://packages.microsoft.com/yumrepos/ms-teams...

Microsoft working on native Linux Microsoft Teams client

There is clearly a customer demand for Teams on Linux. My blogs on Teams on Linux get a fair amount of traffic. Just a few days ago, via user voice, Microsoft confirmed they are working on a native Teams client for Linux. No other detailed were shared, but with Ignite not far away I hope we see some updates then. Great news for the Linux community, who have previously been limited to the browser...

Microsoft Teams On Linux, What’s the Story?

  Update 22nd October: The UserVoice is now over 5,500 votes and has just moved to “on the backlog”. That means it’s an ask that’s more seriously being considered for being given engineering time. Keep your votes coming if you want a Linux¬†client: ############################ Right now Microsoft Teams in not supported in Linux, even in a web browser. It will load in a...

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