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Ubuntu Founder Explains Why Distro Won’t Support Flatpak

Ubuntu's founder pours cold water on the question of Ubuntu desktop supporting Flatpak, the fast-growing and popular open source packaging format.

22 April 2022

Ubuntu MATE 22.04 Will Include Flatpak Support by Default

Flatpak support will be included in Ubuntu MATE 22.04 out of the box — making it the first official Ubuntu flavour to offer it. All Ubuntu flavours ship with Snap support preinstalled as well the […]

4 February 2022
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How to Install Flatpak & Flathub on Ubuntu (Complete Guide)

Learn how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later to access hundreds of Flatpak apps available on Flathub — it's easier than you think!

30 December 2021
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Is Souk the Flatpak App Store Experience We’ve Been Waiting For?

A slick new storefront to find and install Flatpak apps? Count me in! Souk is a new, independent Flatpak manager built in GTK 4 & Rust – and it looks epic!

9 December 2020
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An Official Firefox Flatpak is on the Way

With the Firefox 74 release out of the way Mozilla developers now turning their attention towards Firefox 75, scheduled for release in the early part of April. While Firefox 75 will (obviously) ship with new […]

10 March 2020

Flatseal Makes it Easy to Manage Flatpak Permissions

Flatseal is a GUI app that makes it easy to manage Flatpak app permissions on a per-app basis. Free software, Flatseal is available to install from Flathub.

9 February 2020

Must Read: elementary OS 5.1 Hera Released, This is What’s New

The elementary OS 5.1 release is now available to download. We look at new features in elementary OS 5.1 hera, such as Flatpak support and new login screen.

3 December 2019

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

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