Articles Tagged snap apps

Uno calculator snap app

You Can Now Install the Windows Calculator App on Linux

Want to use the Windows calculator app on your Linux desktop? Well, now you can. This unexpected app port is arrives courtesy of the Uno Platform. They took the source code for Windows’s default Calculator […]

15 October 2020
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Automatic Theme Installation for Snap Apps is Shaping Up Nicely [Video]

One of the biggest downsides to using Snap apps on an Ubuntu desktop that’s heavily customised is the old ‘sore thumb’ issue. Not sure what I mean? You download, install, and enable a flashy new […]

5 October 2020
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Cawbird Twitter Client Gains New Features and Lowers Memory Usage

A new version of Cawbird, the GTK Twitter client for Linux desktops, is available. The uoatde adds support for image alt descriptions in tweets plus more.

10 September 2020
Ymuse is a GTK MPD Client for Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Looking for a Modern GTK MPD Client for Linux? Try Ymuse

Ymuse is a GTK MPD client for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other distros. Written in Go, Ymuse is modern and maintained with broad features and a great UI.

8 September 2020
Todoist Linux app on Ubuntu

There’s Now an Official Todoist App for Linux

An official Todoist app for Linux is available on the Snap Store. Learn all about the task management service's key features and how to install it.

3 September 2020
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Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Improves Shortcuts, Clipboard Support

A new version of Scrcpy, the terrifically easy way to mirror your Android smartphone on your desktop and interact with it, is out.

7 August 2020
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Download Now: Glimpse 0.2.0 Beta Available for Testing

A new beta release of Glimpse, the rebranded GIMP fork, is available for testing. Glimpse 0.2.0 is based on GIMP 2.10.18 and includes most of its features.

21 July 2020
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Must Read: Google & Ubuntu Team Up to Bring Flutter Apps to Linux

Google has teamed up with Canonical to bring Flutter apps to Linux desktops. A new alpha version of the Flutter SDK can be used to create Linux apps, as well as mobile ones.

8 July 2020
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Back from the Dead: How to Install Shutter on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Shutter was the go-to screenshot app for Ubuntu a few years back. But development stalled and the world moved on. But now the tool is back thanks to Snaps!

3 July 2020
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How to Change Snap App Theme on Ubuntu (With Examples)

Want Snap apps to use your system theme? Learn how to make Snap apps use popular GTK themes like Layan, Orchis and Qogir in this short guide.

18 June 2020

Small Things that Bug Me in Ubuntu: The Blank Snap Folder

I had to take new screenshots for our list of the best GTK themes this weekend and in doing become acutely aware of how much the "Snap" folder bugs me.

15 June 2020

Hot Topic: Linux Mint 20 Blocks Snap App Installs, So Here’s a Workaround

Linux Mint 20 disables support for Snap apps entirely on your behalf, but in this post I'm going to show you how to re-enable it by deleting a single file.

12 June 2020