Articles Tagged snap apps

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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 tool 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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Snap Apps Offer Me A Lot of Control, And I Like That

Snap apps might not be everyone’s favourite Linux packaging format, but there’s no denying that momentum is fast gathering behind the tech, particularly from commercial app vendors like Microsoft. And one key selling point snap apps […]

25 July 2018
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Microsoft Brings PowerShell to the Ubuntu Snap Store

It’s just got easier to install Microsoft PowerShell on Linux distributions like Ubuntu and Fedora. Microsoft has brought PowerShell Core to the Snap Store as a Snap application. The move allows Linux users and admins […]

20 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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You Can Now Play ‘TrackMania Nations Forever’ on Ubuntu

A popular PC racing game has sped its way on to the Ubuntu Snap store — and I think you’re gonna dig it. It’s called ‘TrackMania Nations Forever’ (TMNF) and, for some of you, it will […]

15 June 2018
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Malware Found on the Ubuntu Snap Store

Malware has been found on the Ubuntu Snap Store, bundled inside two regular applications. Canonical says it has removed the apps in question and will investigate further.

13 May 2018
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Peek Gif Screen Recorder Drops Support for Snap App

Peek is discontinuing support for its Snap app. The developer behind the popular animated gif screen capture tool cites complex set-up and a lack of cross-distro support.

25 March 2018
Firefox Snap Package on Ubuntu 17.10

Firefox is now available as a Snap package

The latest version of Mozilla Firefox is available as a Snap package for Ubuntu and other Linux distros. Not just any ol’d Snap package either, but an official, made-by-Mozilla Snap package. It’s arrival, without any sort […]

15 March 2018