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Microsoft Teams could be on its way to Linux

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What you need to know

  • Microsoft Teams could arrive on Linux in the future.
  • A UserVoice page has been updated to say, "stay tuned for more information soon."
  • Another comment on the UserVoice page confirms that the idea will remain on the backlog.

Microsoft Teams could arrive on yet another platform in the near future. Microsoft Teams allows users to collaborate on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android, and according to a recent update to a UserVoice page, could become available on Linux in the future. Additionally, a Linux apt repo has been created.

Twitter user "unixterminal" shared a screenshot of the UserVoice page and the link to the Linux apt repo.

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A user by the name of Alex that is part of the Microsoft Teams engineering team says that people should "stay tuned for more information soon." Another user name Suphatra added that "this will remain on the backlog and we are actively considering how to accelerate."

This seems very promising for any users who want to see Microsoft Teams on Linux.

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3 Comments
  • Yay. Edge too, please. Honestly, I'm pretty sure this is only a matter of time.
  • Suphatra comment is from october 2018
  • Doubt many Linux users want teams on Linux as they generally have such an irrational hatred of Microsoft. Not sure why Microsoft would waste the resources.