Articles Tagged flatpak

elementary OS Now Has Support for Flatpak Apps

Elementary OS Flatpak support is now rolling out to users via a software update. The change will make it easier to install Flatpak apps on elementary OS.

3 November 2019

App Outlet is a ‘Universal Linux App Store’ for Your Desktop

App Outlet is a desktop Linux app that lets users search for and install software available on the Snap store, Flathub, or distributed as an AppImage.

4 October 2019
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How to Install Flatpak on Ubuntu (Step-by-Step Guide)

Learn how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later to access hundreds of new and updated apps through the Flathub store.

6 February 2019

GNOME 3.32 Gives Users More Say Over What Apps Can Access

Users can look forward to greater control over installed applications in the upcoming release of GNOME 3.32. A new ‘Applications‘ panel has been created by developers that offers users more control over the majority of […]

4 February 2019
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New Website Claims Flatpak is a “Security Nightmare”

A newly launched website is warning users about Flatpak, branding the tech a “security nightmare”. The ‘Flatkills.org’ web page takes aim at a number of security claims routinely associated with the fledgling Flatpak app packaging and distribution […]

10 October 2018
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Flatpak 1.0 Released with ‘Significant Improvements’

Flatpak, the Linux app distribution format, has finally hit version 1.0, more than three years after its first public release. As is befitting such a major milestone Flatpak 1.0 boasts ‘significant improvement in performance and reliability’, […]

20 August 2018
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Winepak Could Make it Easier to Install Windows Apps on Linux

It might soon be easier to install your favourite Windows apps on Linux, thanks to a fledgling new project. It’s called Winepak and, as you might guess from the name, it’s focused on packaging Wine applications as Flatpak […]

12 June 2018
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Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps

It just got a whole heap easier to find and install Flatpak apps on Linux distros like Ubuntu. A new version of the Flathub website is now live on Flathub.org, albeit in beta. The improved front-end […]

7 April 2018
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LibreOffice Is Now Available on Flathub, the Flatpak App Store

LibreOffice is now available to install from Flathub, the centralised Flatpak app store. Its arrival allows anyone running a modern Linux distribution to install the latest stable release of LibreOffice in a click or two, without […]

28 November 2017
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Linux Mint Throws Its Weight Behind Flatpak

Linux Mint 18.3 will have "full support" for Flatpak, the 'next-gen' app distribution format for Linux, the project has announced in its latest monthly newsletter.

25 October 2017
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The Flathub Website Now Lists Apps, Lets You Install Them

Read this site regularly enough and you’ll learn that I love Flathub. Flathub, for those of you who haven’t heard of it, is the quasi-official app store for apps packaged and distributed using Flatpak. But […]

6 September 2017
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Corebird 1.6 Released with Minor Tweaks

A modest update to Linux twitter app Corebird is now available. It includes some minor interface tweaks and improves image uploading.

27 August 2017