Articles Tagged snap apps

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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!

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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 the 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
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Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Just Added a Bunch of New Features

If you read this blog regularly enough you’ll be familiar with scrcpy, an ace root-free way to mirror your Android smartphone on your Ubuntu desktop and interact with it. Scrcpy is free, it’s open source, […]

28 May 2020
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Noted is keyboard-driven note taking app for macOS & Linux

Noted is a new keyboard-driven note-taking app freely available for Linux and macOS. The app is inspired by open source Mac app 'Notational Velocity'.

11 May 2020
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Android Screen Mirror Tool ‘Scrcpy’ Adds Rotation Lock, Improves Quality

Handy mobile tool scrcpy app gains rotation locking and improved quality on smaller displays through trilinear filtering in its latest release.

3 May 2020
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OBS Studio 25.0 Released with Vulkan-based Games Capture Support + More

OBS Studio 25.0 is now available to download. The open source video streaming and screen recording app adds a host of new features, which we list here.

18 March 2020
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BingWall is a Bing Wallpaper App for Ubuntu

A lot of folks love using Bing’s image of the day as their desktop wallpaper — a task that the app featured below makes very easy on Ubuntu. Now, this idea isn’t new; I think […]

18 February 2020

How to Install the Mosaic Web Browser on Ubuntu

The NCSA Mosaic web browser helped to kickstart the web as we know it. Now, thanks to Snaps, you can install the Mosaic browser on Ubuntu & other distros.

7 January 2020

Standard Notes is Now Available as a Snap App

Standard Notes, the encrypted, open source note taking app, is now available as a Snap app on the Snapcraft store, making it easy to install on Ubuntu.

3 January 2020
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Does Stadia Work on Ubuntu? Well Yeah, Kinda… (Updated)

Does Stadia work on Ubuntu? Yes, in both Google Chrome and Chromium. In this post we look at one users' experience playing Destiny on Stadia.

24 November 2019