Teams desktop on Linux - bad request

Derek James 56 Reputation points

Using Microsoft Teams desktop app (teams_1.3.00.16851_amd64) on Linux Ubuntu 20.04 - app fails to start with

Bad Request - Invalid URL
HTTP Error 400. The request URL is invalid.

Web app works fine - and the desktop app has worked in the past - only for a few hours - but now fails on every startup.

Skype for Business Linux
Skype for Business Linux
Skype for Business: A Microsoft communications service that provides communications capabilities across presence, instant messaging, audio/video calling, and an online meeting experience that includes audio, video, and web conferencing.Linux: A family of open-source Unix-like operating systems.
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  1. Manu Philip 17,271 Reputation points MVP


    Please follow the steps to install Teams in Linux successfully

    1. Obtain the URL and pull the binary using wget
    2. install Teams using APT package manager

    apt install ./teams_1.3.00.5153_amd64.deb

    1. Once the App is installed, you can either launch Teams App from activities or from terminal by simply typing teams

    Please mark as "Accept the answer" if the above steps helps you. Others with similar issues can also follow the solution as per your suggestion



  2. Michael Massee 686 Reputation points

  3. JimmyYang-MSFT 50,356 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi Derk!

    You can try to install the insiders to see if can be fixed.

  4. Hunahpu VM 1 Reputation point

    The problem started on my team after I signed up for teams, before that I didn't have any errors. I do not know if this information helps them to solve it.

    I paste the error log: