How to Install Microsoft Teams Manjaro 21 Linux

Microsoft Teams is a proprietary business communication platform developed by Microsoft and is a collaboration application built for chat, calling, collaboration, and meetings all in one place to make it easier for teams to stay organized and connected easier than using several other communication platforms separately.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Microsoft Teams on Manjaro Linux 21 using AUR method.

Update Manjaro OS System

Update your Manjaro system to make sure all existing packages are up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu

Install Microsoft Teams – AUR Method

The most recommended option is to install Microsoft Teams with the AUR repository.

First, clone the Microsoft Teams repository.

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/teams.git

Next, navigate to the GIT directory.

cd teams

Now build the package to install.

makepkg -s

Once the package is ready, you can begin installing Microsoft Teams.

sudo pacman -U teams-{version}

Example:

sudo pacman -U teams-1.4.00.26453-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst

Launch Microsoft Teams

Now that you have the Microsoft Teams installed, launching can be done in a few options.

In your terminal type:

teams

If you would like to launch Teams and use the terminal, send it to the background:

teams &

However, this isn’t practical for most desktop users, and you would use the following path on your desktop to open with the path: Taskbar > Microsoft Teams.

Example:

Once launched, you will get to the get started screen. From here, you can log on and use Microsoft Teams.

Example:

Remove (Uninstall) Microsoft Teams

Use the following command to remove the application for users who no longer require Microsoft teams.

sudo pacman -R teams

Comments and Conclusion

In the tutorial, you have learned how to import the official Teams repository and install the latest version of the software. Overall, Microsoft Teams is a feature in many workplaces.

Besides being used for teams, it has excellent collaboration features messaging that can cut down on most other dependencies on the workplace such as emails and keep it centralized.



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