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    Linux desktop client for Skype for Business

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    Make the desktop client available for Linux.

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    • J commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      I need to use Linux often and having to switch to windows to use skype takes time, If I can fire up skype on which every I'm working under would be great. As such we use other clients, that will work under Linux.

    • hou song commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      I finally found a solution to use teams in linux with audio support.

      Just do

      sudo snap install teams-for-linux

      If you want your webcam to work additionally run this command:

      sudo snap connect teams-for-linux:camera core:camera

    • Micron commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      As a Java software development team, we'll be sticking with WebEx until Microsoft supports Skype for Business or Teams on Linux.

    • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Your daily reminder, it is neighborly to support people in your ecosystem to talk with people outside your ecosystem.

      we just want to be your friends.

    • Jerico commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      working on linux is a must for sysdba , we should not have to switch constantly to windows , or run Windows VM, when we need to access a meeting. Please provide an skype for linux adapter.

    • Olivier Grisel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Whenever I get invited to a conference call that does not support Linux I will ask to move the conference over to a platform agnostic tool such as https://appear.in that works on any modern browser (only using HTML5 primitives, nothing to install, just visiting a URL to join a audio / video meeting with screen sharing and chat).

    • Wes commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      This is a must have feature for any business running Linux.

      +1

    • Matt Anderson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      How has this gone on so long with so many people asking for it and so many votes without this being at least scheduled? P.S. Skype devs - write the client in .Net Core - I've heard it's cross platform!

    • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Skype for Business isn't really a useful business tool if it does not operate on the main OS platforms, which of course include Linux. Linux isn't key to all industries, but it remains an important platform for computing industry.

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