I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I've installed Microsoft Teams using Ubuntu Software.

My problem is that I am always getting this annoying dialog when starting teams. I said yes and no many times. No matter what I click teams start but the dialog will come again next time.

The dialog:

Allow settings change?
Allow snap "teams-for-linux" to change "default-url-scheme-handler" subproperty "msteams" to "teams-for-linux_teams-for-linux.desktop"


Has anyone any idea of how to remove or prevent this dialog?


@n0rbert gave me this hint in a different question.

Instead of the teams-for-linux snap, I just used the teams snap (or the teams-insiders snap). Both are also available in Ubuntu Software.

This solves the problem.

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    I, for one, would interested in the distinction between the two packages. Aug 16 at 8:34
  • @NicholasSaunders teams-for-linux is an unofficial Microsoft Teams client for Linux using Electron. It uses the Web App and wraps it as a standalone application using Electron. teams and teams-insiders snaps are maintained by msteam. So far, I've seen that teams-for-linux has this annoying popup, but it supports gallery view and teams doesn't. I'll give a try to teams-insiders later.
    – GabLeRoux
    2 days ago
  • Quick updated, I just tested teams-insiders and it doesn't support gallery mode either. Concerning teams-for-linux, I've opened an issue here: github.com/IsmaelMartinez/teams-for-linux/issues/471 and I'll try a different installation method as suggested in the comments.
    – GabLeRoux
    1 hour ago

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