Articles Tagged snapd

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Snappy Now Lets You Install Multiple Versions of the Same Snap App

Snappy, the cross-distro app packaging format, has gained an experimental feature that lets users to install multiple versions of the same app.

20 June 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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Which Apps Would You Like to See as Snaps?

Which apps would you like to see available as Snaps? That's what the Snapcraft community who work on the distro-agnostic packaging technology want to know.

12 May 2017
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You Can Now Install Snap Apps on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Snappy, Canonical's new app distribution and package management system, is now available to users running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

1 February 2017
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Recent Linux App Updates Round-Up, incl Temps and Vivaldi

A number of nifty Linux apps we’ve written about previously have shared some updates over the past few days. Rather than write about each of them individually we thought we’d round-up them up into one […]

19 December 2016

6 Essential Ubuntu Snap Commands You Should Know

Snapd is the “behind the scenes” machinery that lets you install, update and run Snap apps on Ubuntu. Snapd 2.18 was recently released. It introduces a couple of new Snap commands, and improves on a few old ones. […]

14 December 2016
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4 Snap Apps You Can Install on Ubuntu Right Now

In the mood to read a quick round-up of a some popular desktop Linux apps that are now available to install as Snappy apps?  Me too, so I wrote one. For the purposes of this post (read: cos i’m lazy) […]

29 November 2016
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Ubuntu Software Can Now Show Screenshots of Snap Apps

Ubuntu Software is now able to show app screenshots for desktop Snap apps, just like it can for apps in the standard Ubuntu archive and in PPAs.

3 October 2016
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Snapd 2.11 Released With New Commands, Interfaces

A shiny new version of snapd, the service that powers Canonical's 'Snap' packaging format, is now available.

4 August 2016
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This is Why The ‘Snap Find’ Command No Longer Works on Ubuntu

It's no longer possible to see a list of Snap apps at the command line by running the 'snap find' command. This is why.

4 August 2016

Snapd 2.0.10 Improves Usability of Media Player Snaps

Snappy developers have today announced a shiny-new version of Snapd.

11 July 2016