Articles Tagged snappy

App Outlet is a ‘Universal Linux App Store’ for Your Desktop

App Outlet is a desktop Linux app that lets users search for and install software available on the Snap store, Flathub, or distributed as an AppImage.

4 October 2019
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Fedora is ‘Disabling’ the Snap Plugin for GNOME Software

Fedora's Richard Hughes has announced that Snap plugin for GNOME Software is to be 'disabled' in Fedora 31, the distro's next major release.

11 July 2019
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Merge Proposal to ‘Drop Snap Support’ from GNOME Software Hints at Deeper Divisions

Batten down those controversy hatches (and stockpile some popcorn) because things are going down in Snap vs Flatpak town. Alright, it’s not quite as bad. But today saw a controversial — if slightly premature — […]

10 July 2019
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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
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Easily Install Snap Apps on elementary OS with ‘Snaptastic’

Snaps are a ‘must try’ thing in Linuxland, and because they work across multiple Linux distributions, from Arch to Fedora, it’s dead simple to sample ’em! But what about on elementary OS? In this article […]

8 June 2019
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Snapception: The Snap Store is Now Available as a Snap App

Canonical's Snap store is now available to install as a Snap app on Snap-supported Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. Learn more about it here.

29 May 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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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