Starting today, Microsoft Teams is available for Linux users in public preview, enabling collaboration experiences for the open source community at work and in educational institutions. Users can download the native Linux packages in .deb and .rpm formats here.
The Microsoft Teams client is the first Microsoft 365 app that is coming to Linux desktops, and will support all of Teams’ core capabilities. Teams is a collaboration hub for teamwork that brings together chat, video meetings, calling and collaboration on Office 365 documents and business processes within a single, integrated experience.
Most Microsoft customers have devices running on a variety of different platforms such as Windows 10, Linux and others. Microsoft says it’s committed to supporting mixed environments across the cloud.