Articles Tagged snap apps

Mumble Chat App Get First Major Update in 10 Years

A new version of Mumble, an open source VoIP often regarded as a viable alternative to services like Skype and Discord, is now available for download.

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Skype Snap Gets First Update in 6 Months, Plus a New Icon

The Skype Snap app has been updated for the first time in six month. Additionally, the new version of the VoIP app debuts a new icon.

18 August 2019
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Spotify’s Snap App Was Outdated, But Now It Isn’t

The official Spotify Snap app for Linux desktops is currently out of date, despite new versions being released to Flathub and PPA.

22 July 2019
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How to Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from the Ubuntu Desktop

Scrcpy lets you view your phone screen on the Linux desktop and interact with it using a mouse and keyboard. The app is free and open-source.

18 July 2019
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Hey Microsoft, why is the Skype Snap app hopelessly outdated?

The official Skype Snap app for Linux has not been updated in nearly six months, and Microsoft is yet to say why. When introducing the cross-distro build in early 2018, the company said the Skype […]

9 July 2019

Teleport is a Simple File Transfer App for Linux Desktops

For a fast, frill-free way to fling files between Linux PCs using your local network, check out Teleport, a file transfer app for Linux.

1 July 2019
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Check Out the Snap Store’s New Distro Install Pages

To help Linux users who want to install Snap apps on non-Ubuntu distributions, the Snap Store has added branded, distro-specific store pages.

13 June 2019
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Snapception: The Snap Store is Now Available as a Snap App

Canonical's Snap store is now available to install as a Snap app on Snap-supported Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. Learn more about it here.

29 May 2019
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How to Install Notepad++ on Ubuntu (One-Click Install)

Learn how to install Notepad++ in Ubuntu with a single click. Notepad++ is a popular open-source code editor for Windows, but via WINE it also run on Linux.

16 May 2019
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New ‘Linux App Store’ Website Lets You Find Apps, Wherever

The new Linux App Store website makes it easier to find Linux apps, regardless of whether they are Snap apps, Flatpak, or AppImage.

5 May 2019

Snap Apps Now Launch 6x Faster

Sick of slow Snap app startup times? Ubuntu devs have some news: they've solved an issue that affected loading times for newly installed Snap apps.

28 March 2019
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Snap Apps Are More Popular Than You Think [Infographic]

Linux users install more than 3 million Snap apps every month, a new infographic from Canonical reveals.

6 March 2019