Articles Tagged snap apps

How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu (One-Click Install)

Few text editors are as famous or as loved as Notepad++, and in this post we show you how to install Notepad++ in Ubuntu. Notepad++ is a free, open-source code editor built for Windows and […]

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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
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Ubuntu Publish ‘Introduction to Snap Apps’ Video

Everything you ever wanted to know about Snap apps in one concise video — sound good? If so, the latest video uploaded to the Ubuntu YouTube channel should appeal. The 8 minute clip whips through […]

25 January 2019
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7 Best Games Available on the Snap Store

In this post we list the best Ubuntu games that you can install as Snap apps, for free, from the official Snapcraft store on Ubuntu and other Linux distros.

8 January 2019
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VLC 3.0.5 Released with Improved YouTube, HDR & BluRay Support

A new version of the versatile VLC media player has been released — and would you believe it: the update is already available on Ubuntu! VLC 3.0.5 isn’t dramatic; a minor update in the 3.x […]

30 December 2018
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Simplenote Adds a Distraction-Free Focus Mode

A distraction-free focus mode has been added to the nifty note taking app Simplenote. The feature is one of several improvements the desktop client picks up in its latest update, and is freely available for Windows, macOS, […]

23 October 2018
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How to Install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu (Easy Way)

Learn how to install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above the easy way. Plex is a popular media streaming app now available on the Snap store.

11 October 2018

Taskbook is a Board-based Task Manager for the Command Line

If you’re looking to stay productive at the command line you’ll want to check out Taskbook. Taskbook is a terrifically well made terminal app that lets you create todo lists, jot down notes, and organise […]

3 August 2018
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Opera Browser Added to the Ubuntu Snap Store

It just got a whole lot easier to install the Opera web browser on Ubuntu and other Linux distros. Canonical has announced that the well-known web browser is now available as a Snap app in […]

2 August 2018
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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