Articles Tagged flatpak

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Snappy Is Finally Doing Something About Super Large App Sizes

Ubuntu is finally doing something to tackle the size of Snap apps, albeit only for GNOME apps at present. A new GNOME platform snap is available in for testing in the testing channel of the Snap […]

11 June 2017
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At Last! Flatpak Apps Can Now Be Themed

Flatpak apps now support themes, solving the most notable drawback to running Flatpak apps on a modern Linux desktop.

23 May 2017
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How to Install Feedreader RSS Reader on Ubuntu

Many people still read the news from RSS feeds, using services like Feedly, Feedbin and Old Reader to fetch, read and sync content between devices – myself very much included. Feedreader is a desktop RSS reader for Ubuntu […]

13 May 2017

Flatpak Apps Are Awesome, But Boy Do They Look Bad on Ubuntu

This week I installed my third Flatpak app on Ubuntu (the awesome GNOME Twitch 0.4, incase you’re interested) and it was an absolute breeze. I opened a terminal on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktop, ran a […]

8 April 2017
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GNOME ‘Games’ App Scores Better Video Output, More Libretro Cores

The first stable release of the GNOME Games app arrives later this month, and these are the various improvements it will bring to Linux retro gaming fans.

3 March 2017

How to Install Firefox Nightly as a Flatpak App on Ubuntu

We show you how to set-up Flatpak on Ubuntu to install the latest Firefox Nightly build. If you've been keen to try Flatpak out, here's how!

15 February 2017
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Flatpak Update Enhances OpenGL Driver Support

The latest stable update to Flatpak, the distro-agnostic, decentralised, and open-source application packaging and distribution format  Flatpak 0.8.3 provides OpenGL support that will allow Flatpak apps to work with so-called “out-of-tree” OpenGL drivers, like Nvidia’s, out […]

15 February 2017
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KDE Neon to Support Snap Apps in Plasma Discover

Ubuntu-based KDE Neon is one the Linux distros we’re most excited for this year — and with good reason. The distro combines the stability of Ubuntu’s latest LTS foundations with the latest (and, if you want […]

10 February 2017
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Firefox Developer Edition Gets Flatpak’d

Some great news for fans of distro-agnostic app distribution: Firefox Developer Edition is now available to install as a Flatpak!

5 January 2017
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Yum! GNOME Recipes is a New Cooking App for Linux

GNOME Recipes is a desktop app that allows you to search for, browse through, follow, and also submit recipes for meals, snacks and crafty kitchen creations.

7 December 2016
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Flatpak Unboxes Major Changes In Its Latest Release

A big update to Flatpak, the fledgling Linux application distribution framework, has been released.

25 October 2016
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LibreOffice 5.2 Released, This Is What’s New

LibreOffice 5.2 downloads are now available and see the office suite add a raft of new features including a single toolbar mode for Writer.

3 August 2016