Articles Tagged gnome software

Snap app permissions

Why I Dig the Control Snap Apps Offer Me

Snap apps might not be everyone’s favourite Linux packaging format — sort out that theme, yo! — but there’s no denying that momentum is gathering behind the tech, particularly from commercial app vendors like Microsoft. A […]

25 July 2018

Find Snap Apps Faster with Ubuntu’s Online Snap Store

When you want to find or install a Snap app you’re supposed to head to Ubuntu Software, which is part of the default Ubuntu desktop. But if I’m being honest Ubuntu Software sucks. It’s slow. The […]

13 July 2018
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Ubuntu Software Will Soon Let You Install Beta, Bleeding Edge Snap Apps

The Bionic Beaver comes with a neat new trick for fans of Snap apps: the ability to switch channels. No, not TV channels, or the sort the that ferries goods between countries, but development channels, […]

25 February 2018
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Snap Apps Get Big Promo Push in Ubuntu 17.10

Ubuntu plans to highlight new Snap apps in the desktop Ubuntu Software app, but it seems they're going further than we initially imagined.

20 August 2017
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Ubuntu Software Can Now Show Screenshots of Snap Apps

Ubuntu Software is now able to show app screenshots for desktop Snap apps, just like it can for apps in the standard Ubuntu archive and in PPAs.

3 October 2016
8bitdo controller

8bitdo’s (Awesome) Retro Gamepads Can Now Be Updated on Linux

Linux users are now able to update the firmware of 8Bitdo controllers through GNOME Software thanks to the work of a GNOME desktop developer.

18 August 2016