In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Microsoft Teams on AlmaLinux 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Microsoft Teams is a proprietary software built to power business communications. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation as part of the Microsoft 365 products family. Microsoft Teams supports functions such as online meetings, group chats, video and web conferences, and phone calls. It is also possible to use whiteboards with Microsoft Whiteboard or InVision’s FreeHand.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Microsoft Teams on AlmaLinux 8. You can follow the same instructions for installation for CentOS and Rocky Linux.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 8.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Microsoft Teams on AlmaLinux 8
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf update sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf install epel-release
Step 2. Installing Microsoft Teams on AlmaLinux 8.
- Install Microsoft Teams from the official repository.
Now we add Microsoft Teams to your system using the following command below:
sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/ms-teams.repo<<EOF [Teams] name=teams baseurl=https://packages.microsoft.com/yumrepos/ms-teams enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc EOF
Once added repository, now install the Microsoft Teams using the following command:
sudo dnf update sudo dnf install teams
- Install Microsoft Teams using Snap.
First, we install Snap packages to your system:
sudo dnf install snapd sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
Finally, run the following command below to install it:
sudo snap install teams
Step 3. Accessing Microsoft Teams on AlmaLinux/Rocky Linux.
Once successfully installed, go to the Application launcher and there you will find the Microsoft Teams icon, click it to run the software on your Linux system.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Microsoft Teams. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Microsoft Teams on your AlmaLinux 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Microsoft website.