More posts about “flatpak”

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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

7 Flatpak Apps You Can Install Right Now from Flathub

We list 7 great apps that you can install as Flatpak apps on Ubuntu by using the Flathub repository, which is almost like the official Flatpak app store.

20 July 2017
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Steam is Now Available as a Flatpak, Here’s How To Install it on Ubuntu

Well, this is interesting: it looks like Steam for Linux is now available to install as a Flatpak app. The Steam Flatpak is even being distributed through Flathub, a centralised repository for app developers to host […]

18 June 2017
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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