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Install Microsoft Teams on Manjaro 21 Linux - Step by step guide ?



Microsoft Teams is a proprietary communication software created by Microsoft. The application offers features like videoconferencing, file storage, workspace chat, and a lot more.

Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install Microsoft Teams on Manjaro Linux.

To see how you can install Microsoft Teams on Debian 11 Bullseye, visit: https://linuxapt.com/blog/1254-install-microsoft-teams-on-debian-11-bullseye


Steps to Install Microsoft Teams on Manjaro 21 Ornara

1. Install Snapd tool

To install MS teams, we first need to have Snapd installed on our system. Snaps are applications that are packaged with their dependencies to run on all Linux distros just from a single build. Snapd is a tool that is used to install these applications. Let's install Snapd with the help of the following command:

$ sudo pacman -S snapd


2. Enable Snapd socket

Now let's enable the systemd unit which has a job to manage the main snap communication socket. It will be enabled using the following command:

$ sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket


3. Create a link to enable snap support

Now, we will enable classic snap support. It can be done by creating a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap with the below command:

$ sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap


4. Install MS Teams on the system

We have finally reached the last and main step. Here we will install the application. To install Microsoft Teams, run this command:

$ sudo snap install teams


5. Verify MS Teams installation

Another way to verify if the application has been successfully installed or not is by directly checking if it exists on your system or not. It should if you got a confirmation message.

Go to the start menu and look for MS Teams icon. It should be there. All recently installed applications start appearing there.

Now click on Microsoft Teams to see if it is running fine. You will see the "Welcome to Microsoft Teams!" interface.



How to uninstall Microsoft teams from Manjaro Linux ?

Sometimes we have to remove an application when it is no longer needed or taking too much space or you want to switch to using it on the browser. For that case, we should also know how to uninstall it with ease.

MS Teams requires only one command for its removal from the system:

$ sudo snap remove teams

After running this command, the MS Teams will be easily uninstalled from your system.


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Conclusion

This article covers how to install MS Teams on our Manjaro Linux machine. In fact, Microsoft Teams is a communication platform used for Chat, Calling, Meetings, and Collaboration. Generally, it is used by companies and individuals working on projects.


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