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Installing or using Teams, the proprietary business communication platform developed by Microsoft, as part of the Microsoft 365 family of products.

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How can I pin back the reduced call window in the chat window?

I use microsoft teams on Ubuntu (using the microsoft package : downloadable https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/download-app#allDevicesSection) Initially: when I was in a call (voice or ...
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Screen sharing options vanished from Ubuntu 22.04 Teams Application

Hi Recently my screen sharing options for both Teams and Skype have vanished. This was working a few days ago Im not sure If I have done something to upset teams and skype or an update has knocked ...
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How to share a screen in MS Teams or Zoom from Ubuntu 22.04

In both MS Teams (Microsoft Teams Version 1.5.00.10453 (64-bit)) and Zoom (Version: 5.10.4 (2845)) on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (42.0, Wayland) no screen shows up after clicking on "share screen". ...
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Remove Microsoft Teams from Ubuntu

Running Ubuntu 20.04. I installed Ms Teams a year ago for work and it worked fine. I have both MS Teams "insiders" and "preview" versions. A few weeks ago, they stopped working. ...
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Can't launch Teams as root on Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu I just installed Teams Desktop and VisualStudioCode. I can launch and use these software with normal user account but impossible to launch them on my root account. Can't find anything ...
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Meetings in Zoom and Teams block other access to internet in Lubuntu 20.04.4

I have been using both Microsoft Teams and Zoom for meetings and classes on a laptop running Lubuntu 20.04 since early 2021. Recently I have had an intermittent problem where I am in a meeting and try ...
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Microsoft Teams for Ubuntu 20.04 will not start

I am trying to get the official MS Teams application to run on my Ubuntu 20.04 machine. No matter how I install it, it will not display any sort of window when ran normally (i.e. clicking the icon in ...
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Reinstall MS teams after upgrade to Ubuntu 21.10

I had MS Teams Preview running (mostly) smoothly on Ubuntu 20.04. After upgrading to Ubuntu 21.10 at first, Teams pretended to work flawlessly, but after some time, different issues occurred. For ...
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Audio output device missing + Test Audio broken after installing Microsoft Teams

After installing Microsoft Teams Version 1.4.00.26453 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 20.04.3, my audio output device goes missing from the Sound menu of System Settings. I'm using a Schiit Fulla 3 DAC/Amp. I was ...
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How to prevent MS Teams from adding itself to GNOME session startup programs? [duplicate]

I recently installed MS Teams because I was invited to a meeting held via that application. I noticed that MS Teams added itself automatically to GNOME session startup programs, so that it is launched ...
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Teams version on Ubuntu Software Manager

If I go to the Ubuntu (20.04) software manager, I can find at least 3 versions for Teams: teams-for-linux, Microsoft-Teams-insiders, Microsoft-Teams-Preview. What is the best or the correct version/...
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Microphone not working with microsoft snaps?

I use a work laptop (XPS-15-7590? ) on ubuntu 20.04. I have been using it for months with no issue. I have skype and teams installed via snap, and they've worked fine up until now. On Friday my team ...
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Microsoft Teams asks for login information at every startup

I recently installed Microsoft Teams 1.4.00.26453 (64-bit) on my Ubuntu 21.10 laptop. My problem is that Teams keeps asking for the login information of my organization every time it starts. I have ...
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Microsoft Teams can't be disabled on startup [duplicate]

After following Stop microsoft teams from automaticaly booting up my teams app will still start at startup. I've also looked in /etc/xdg but haven't found any file related to the app. Using the ...
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Teams notifications stop working after reboot - kde

When I freshly install teams, everything works ok, both sound and visual notifications. After one day, notifications stop working I'm on KDE, other people on gnome or other gtk DEs have no problems. ...
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Webcam is flipped upside down in Asus, how to run MS Teams via LD_PRELOAD v4l1compat.so?

My webcam is flipped upside down in Asus K52. A year ago there was a working solution to make Teams Activator with added Exec command leading to Teams through libv4l: Exec=env LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/...
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Uninstall MS Teams

I had a problem with the MS Teams app and tried to update my version via the package manager. This however led to an additional installation of MS Teams. I wanted to uninstall both applications now to ...
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How to record a Microsoft Teams meeting to One Drive or Sharepoint?

On Microsoft Teams, the button to record audio is grayed out: The Microsoft documentation makes mention of the fact that, beginning Aug 2021, there are some changes, so that recordings are put ...
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Mute Shortcut Ctrl+Shift+M does not longer work in Microsoft Teams

I am using Microsoft Teams 1.4.00.13653 on Ubuntu 20.04 with the standard desktop. Several months ago, I was able to Mute/Unmute during a Call using Ctrl+Shift+M (teams window focused). Some other ...
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How to echo test the Ubuntu version of Microsoft Teams from snap?

Using the teams-for-linux snap app, everything would seem to work. However, how is an echo call accomplished to test, in particular, the VoIP capabilities? Such a call in zoom is quite simple. Yet ...
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How to enable a microphone for a USB headset?

From pactl-list Card #0 Name: alsa_card.pci-0000_00_1b.0 Driver: module-alsa-card.c Owner Module: 23 Properties: alsa.card = "0" alsa.card_name = "HDA ...
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How to disable the internal or builtin speaker using alsa?

How is the internal speaker below: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC269VB Analog [ALC269VB Analog] ...
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How to disable the internal speaker through blacklist?

I'm running the microsoft-teams-for-linux app and works fine for chat. For VoIP the mic works fine. Sound seems to be routed to the internal speaker rather than to the headset (I had the volume low ...
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How to change the webcam aspect ratio and zoom for MS Teams video conferencing

System: Ubuntu 18.04 Webcam: Logitech C920 / C922 I use mostly the Microsoft Teams Ubuntu app (v1.4) to join work video calls. I also make Zoom and Meet work video calls on occasion. The webcam ...
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Pipewire is not recognized by MS Teams (but Pulseaudio is)

Recently I moved from Pulseaudio to Pipewire (Replacing Pulseaudio with Pipewire in Ubuntu 20.04) Everything is working as expected except for Microsoft Teams desktop app (downloaded teams_1.4.00....
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Not able to share screen in MS Teams (v 1.4.00.7556) on Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo

Not able to share screen in MS Teams (v 1.4.00.7556) on Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo
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Giving Microsoft Teams access to my external hard drive

I have an external hard drive, and I am using Microsoft Teams. But this application is not granted permission to access files on that external hard drive. How can I change that? EDIT: I have given it ...
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How do I restore high-quality bluetooth audio after Teams call?

My bluetooth headset has two fidelity modes: high-fi audio for normal use and low-fi audio which is normally used only during calls. During a Teams call the mode changes to low-fi. But after the call ...
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Microsoft Teams: Could not read the contents of FOLDER?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I've installed Microsoft Teams using Ubuntu Software. When I want to upload a new file to Microsoft teams that is on a different SSD I get the following error: Could not ...
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How to prevent Microsoft Teams "Allow settings change?" dialog on startup?

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 ...
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When starting Microsoft Teams there is always one question

When starting Microsoft Teams there is always one question: Recruitment condition? Change the Snap "Teams for Linux", "Default URL Scheme Handler" subproperty "msteams" ...
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Microsoft teams videos are always redirected to microsoft stream

I have just installed microsoft Teams on my ubuntu laptop. I have also another computer (which has windows) with Teams installed, in this way I can make a comparison. Unfortunately when I click on ...
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How to check whether Microsoft Teams is using GPU accelleration?

I am using Microsoft Teams and have the option to use GPU acceleration set to on. Still it shows warnings when trying to give remote control in a call, that Hardware accelation is off. How can I debug ...
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Microsoft Teams and Wayland - will screen sharing be fixed in 21.04?

I've googled until my fingers bled, but unfortunately all I end up finding is either posts by Microsoft saying "Teams works on Linux" and posts in help forums that just end up telling people ...
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unable to login into my microsoft teams account neither by using chromium nor by using application "microsoft teams for linux"

i am unable to login into my Microsoft teams account neither on chromium nor by using application "Microsoft teams for Linux" although my email and passwords were right as i logged into my ...
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MS Teams locked onto an old organisation

MS Teams is locked onto an old organisation. You want to switch to a new one. What to do? All you can find by searching are some irrelevant "answers" by "contributors" on Microsoft ...
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What are Pulse Audio and Jack Audio?

I have recently dual booted Ubuntu 20.04 L.T.S on my windows laptop. And while sharing my screen through teams or google meet, I am unable to share my computer audio, nor there are any options to ...
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Microsoft Teams – I know it is odd ;)

I know it is odd to ask a question with regard a very,very cool Microsoft App ;) Anyway, let us be serious. Problem is, that these days many schools, offices and companies are working with teams and I ...
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MS Teams crashes Ubuntu 20.04

So I have to use MS Teams for working purposes. And yes, Teams has been working nicely recently on Ubuntu 20.04. Until yesterday, where I was sharing my screen through a Teams audio call and my whole ...
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Stop microsoft teams from automaticaly booting up

I'm using Microsoft teams on Ubuntu 18.04 and don't want it to automatically pop up when I boot up my computer. I couldn't find any information about this on the internet. I hoping somebody can help ...
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Alternative way to suppress the noise in microsoft teams

When our mic is turned on in a Teams meeting or call, background noise around we—shuffling papers, slamming doors, barking dogs, and so on—can distract others. We need to suppress this noise. Right ...
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How can I choose a background for Microsoft Teams

For meetings, I need to change the background to a particular image. I could not see the "Show background effects" feature in my ubuntu 18.04. How can we add a virtual background?
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Pin control bar in ubuntu teams app

I have installed Microsoft Teams Version 1.3.00.30857 (64-bit) through Software app in Ubuntu. But I find this bar not pinned at top as I saw in windows. I want this position of control bar in teams ...
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How to make Teams remember my password?

I have to use Teams at work. Every day when I start my machine Teams start automatically but the password is not remembered. Is there a way to save the password and not have to enter it when Teams is ...
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