How to install Teams for Linux
on Arch Linux

Teams for Linux

Teams for Linux

Julian Alarcon (alarconj)

Unofficial Microsoft Teams client for Linux using Electron.

Unofficial Microsoft Teams client for Linux using Electron. It uses the Web App and wraps it as a standalone application using Electron.

Snap uses confinement to provide more security, this restrict the access to hardware or data on your device to prevent security issues.

You need to allow the access to the camera on Teams For Linux to be able to do videocalls, to do that you can use the Software Store in your Operating System after the installation of the snap.

Details for Teams for Linux

License
GPL-3.0
Last updated
1 November 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install Teams for Linux

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Teams for Linux

To install Teams for Linux, simply use the following command:

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Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

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