Articles Tagged snappy

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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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10 Benefits of Publishing Your App in the Snap Store [Video]

Canonical's Alan Pope lists 10 benefits of publishing apps in the Snap store. His talk was recorded at the FOSDEM Linux conference in Belgium.

15 February 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

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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Ubuntu Software Will Soon Let You Install Beta, Bleeding Edge Snap Apps

The Bionic Beaver comes with a neat new trick for fans of Snap apps: the ability to switch channels. No, not TV channels, or the sort the that ferries goods between countries, but development channels, […]

25 February 2018
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Could Come with Snap Apps Preinstalled

Ubuntu devs propose shipping Snap apps by default in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, though decisions need to be made around policy and maintainability first.

9 February 2018
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Snap Apps Get Big Promo Push in Ubuntu 17.10

Ubuntu plans to highlight new Snap apps in the desktop Ubuntu Software app, but it seems they're going further than we initially imagined.

20 August 2017
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Snappy Sceptic Files Bug to Ask Why It Even Exists

The bug reporting infrastructure around an open-source project generally isn’t the best place to fish for a debate — especially when that debate poses questions of a rather existential nature! But if you’ve ever wondered why Ubuntu […]

17 August 2017

Snap App Integration in KDE Discover Is Picking Up Pace

Work on integration Snap app support with KDE Discover is picking up pace, with devs hopeful that a stable backend can feature in Plasma 5.11.

5 July 2017
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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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This Short Video Tells You Everything You Need to Know about Snappy

A new video published by the developers behind Snappy gives a concise introduction the distro-agnostic technology and why you might want to use it.

14 April 2017

Snap Support Lands in Fedora

Snaps make it easier for application developers to package, distribute and update their software — and support for them has landed in Fedora 24, 25 and 26.

12 April 2017