More posts about “snap apps”

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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
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Tusk Evernote Client Updated, Is Now Available as a Snap (Updated)

The Tusk Evernote client is now available as a Snap. We spotlighted the unofficial Evernote app last year, finding that it added to and improved on the standard Evernote web app in a number of ways. […]

21 February 2018
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Want to Install Skype on Ubuntu? It’s Now Easier

Skype for Linux is available as a Snap app on the Snap store, making it easy to download and install Skype on Linux distros like Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

1 February 2018

How to Install Slack on Ubuntu and Other Linux Distros

Want to install Slack on Ubuntu desktop? Well, you can! The real-time messaging app is now available a Snap application in the Snapcraft store.

18 January 2018
Spotify Linux Snap App running on Ubuntu 17.10

Spotify Now Available as a Snap App on Ubuntu

It's not easier to install Spotify on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other Linux distros thanks to the launch of an official Spotify Snap package for Linux desktops.

30 December 2017
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Mailspring Email Client is now available as a Snap app

The Mailspring email client is now available as a Snap application on Ubuntu and other Linux distros. The part-Electron, part C++ mail app works with most major email providers, lets you add multiple accounts, has fast […]

16 November 2017