Microsoft Teams for Linux

Maciej Suszko maciej at
Fri May 8 08:36:35 UTC 2020

On 5/8/20 10:13 AM, Maciej Suszko wrote:
> On 5/8/20 12:28 AM, Maciej Suszko wrote:
>> On 5/7/20 10:01 AM, Henrik Lidström wrote:
> [ c u t ]
>>> Hello!
>>> I still have "half" working Teams in Firefox (76.0,1) with this UA:
>>> "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko)
>>> Chrome/79.0.3945.79 Safari/537.36" using the plugin "user-agent switcher".
>>> As you say, I only get audio and no video (neither my collegues can see
>>> me, or I can see them). If I enable camera my audio stops working.
>>> However, when $company has had these big presentations using teams,
>>> video works for some reason (but then I'm not allowed audio, so I guess
>>> its in the way the meeting is set up).
>> Thanks Henrik,
>> I'll test this UA in a few hours - I used "Teams Phone Fix" addon to
>> Firefox, but it suddenly stopped working. Microsoft deploys its apps
>> partially - I can have some version, the person sitting next to me - the
>> other... and of course - they can work differently :)
>> Got the "User Agent Switcher" as well, beacuse O365 webmail looks like
>> the old Squirrelmail using the original Firefox UA (I suspect they have
>> some expressions looking for Mac, Linux and Windows - FreeBSD is out of
>> the league).
> Changing UA in Firefox does not work - video and audio does not work at
> all - I can't see/hear anything, nobody can see/hear me.
>> The easiest way to confirm web rendering depends on UA is to observe
>> Cam, Mic and "Download App" icons - one time they are grey, the other
>> both are active or one only :)
>> On Windows there is an option to make a Test Call within the Settings
>> menu - I haven't seen that on "spoofed" browser yet.
> Just tested latest chromium and I'm positively suprised - camera
> working, audio working, even desktop sharing does work... probably
> something has changed in the web application in Microsoft :) the
> question is for how long.

Unfortunately team video chat doesn't work - I can see all the
participants, I can hear them, but they do not hear me - only video is
working biderctional.
regards, Maciej Suszko.

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