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Linux client

My team has some users on Linux, and one benefit Slack has is a Linux client. Without a Linux client on Microsoft Teams, some orgs may have to turn away in favor of Slack so everyone can participate without keeping a browser open all the time.

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on the backlog  ·  Suphatra responded  · 

Hey guys, thanks for the feedback – we hear you loud and clear. After talking this over with the Engineering team, I confirmed this will remain on the backlog and we are actively considering how to accelerate.

Tweet me if you have any questions! @skprufo

Suphatra

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  • Wim commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    @Suphatra any update? We are still waiting, like really long now ... can any intern pick this activity?

  • Sumit Rai commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be nice to have the Linux client or at least make the web interface better (right now you are not able to make 1-1 audio/video calls using web interface on Linux).

  • Jakub commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi guys, It would be nice ti have native Team client for Linux distros.
    Please, consider this for the greater good.

    Thanks!!

  • Yehuda Deutsch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    When trying to get support from Azure or talking with Azure experts they prefer teams, but our DevOps team is only using Linux PCs, so this is ridiculous. I actually made the support rep use Jitsi a few days ago so he can take screenshots of the portal as I see it.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi! Actually, not having a Linux client is an issue wich blocks further users to adopt Teams.

    Please, consider to accelerate a decision!

    We need to know if we have to continue using other products.

    Thanks!

  • Sean D. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I run Fedora as my primary while my corp uses MS Teams. I'm able to live with the web app but not having video conference support is a true loss for me. A linux client would be great!

  • Steven Mercurio commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have not had or touched a windows desktop since 2005. Since 2005 my ONLY desktop has been Fedora Core. I use evolution for office 365 and all my other email systems. I use sky skype client by www.tel.red for Linux. I'm NOT moving from skype to teams until the is a LINUX NATIVE client that works.

    My other desktop is a CHROMEBOOK and I have a cloud based desktop that I can access from my Android cell or Chromebook any time I need it that seamlessly syncs to my Linux laptop as well.

  • Roettger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Started to deploy Teams, found that it has no native Linux client for our engineers and abandoned. Looks like Microsoft has been 'looking' into this for several years. Business moves faster than that, Zoom or Slack will provide the necessary functions. Teams should have all capabilities available through the browser.

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