Install Microsoft Teams on Debian 11 Bullseye

Install Microsoft Teams on Debian 11 Bullseye

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration and video conferencing tool that enables individuals to connect more efficiently. Users can connect by text , audio, or video,and the service is part of the other Microsoft 365 suite. Microsoft Teams has a free version that is sufficient for individuals, while a premium version is available for business enterprises.

Let us now check out how you can install Microsoft teams on Debian 11. There are two avenues to achieve this. You can use the APT package manager or install from snap packages

Step 1: Update Debian 11 package list

Right of the bat, start by updating your system’s repositories and package lists.

$ sudo apt update

With the repositories and package index up to date, proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Add Microsoft Teams Repository

Microsoft teams is not included in the default Debian 11 repository First, import the GPG key as follows:

$ curl | sudo apt-key add -

Next, add the Microsoft Teams repository using the following command.

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teams.list'

Update your packages for changes to take effect.

$ sudo apt update

This will sync with the newly added Microsoft Teams repository.

Step 3: Install Microsoft teams

To Install Teams use the APT package manager as follows.

$ sudo apt install teams

Verify the installation of teams with the command:

$ apt-cache policy teams

The output informs us the ‘Teams’ package has been installed

Step 4: Launch Microsoft Teams

You can launch teams using the command line with the command:

$ teams

Alternatively, search for teams in the activities bar

The following screen will be displayed. Click on Get Started to proceed. Create an account and login to use Microsoft Teams.

Option 2: Install teams using snap

Microsoft teams is available as a snap package. If you don’t have snapd installed, run:

$ sudo apt install snapd
$ sudo snap install core

To install teams using snapd, run:

$ sudo snap install teams-for-linux


You have successfully installed Microsoft Teams on Debian 11.

Similar Posts