More posts about “snappy”

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Testing the Latest VLC Player on Ubuntu Is Now a Snap

Road testing the latest daily build of VLC just got a whole heap easier on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS — a snap, you might say.

20 July 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
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I Guess I Should Write About Flatpak, But I’m Finding It Hard To

I’m two large soya lattes into my day and I’m yet to write anything about the “hot topic” of the moment: Flatpak. So, I’ve decided to go rogue. I’m going to write for the sake […]

22 June 2016
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Ubuntu Snap Apps Can Run On (Pretty Much) ANY Linux Distro

Ubuntu’s Snap packages will now work on other Linux distros. Snapd, the tool powering them, has been ported to Arch, Gentoo and Fedora among others.

14 June 2016
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Snaps Can Now Integrate With Unity 7 Desktop Features

A number of welcome desktop integration features arrive in the latest ‘micro release’ of Snappy. Snapd 2.0.5 enables software packaged in the new format to display indicator applets in the system tray and deliver native system notifications. Improved support […]

31 May 2016
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Snappy Ubuntu Core To Power Innovative Digital Signage

Screenly is the world's most popular digital signage solution for the Raspberry Pi — and it's announced plans to adopt Snappy Ubuntu Core.

18 May 2016
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A Telegram Snap Package Is Available on Ubuntu 16.04

Using Ubuntu 16.04 and want to install the official Telegram Linux app? Don’t run off to the official website to get the official binary: there’s now a Telegram app snap package available on Ubuntu 16.04. To […]

15 May 2016
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You Can Now Install Snappy Apps through the Software app on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ships with several changes, including a new Software app and a new package format called Snappy.  Today sees the former of the changes add support for the latter: you can now search, browse, install and remove […]

30 April 2016

Mozilla Firefox Will Support Ubuntu’s New Snap Package Format

Mozilla has announced that Firefox will support Ubuntu's new Snap packaging format. The first Firefox Snap will be released later this year.

21 April 2016
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Snap! Ubuntu 16.04 Just Made Installing New Apps MUCH Easier

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will come with support for Canonical's (relatively new) Snap packaging format.

13 April 2016
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Samsung Partners with Ubuntu on ARTIK IoT Platform

Ubuntu Core now supports for Samsung's internet-of-things platform 'ARTIK', Canonical has announced.

19 February 2016

Minimal GNOME Video Player ‘Snappy’ Hits 0.3, Improves Feature Set

Does Linux really need yet another video player? Probably not. But is it cool to have yet another anyway? For sure!

29 March 2013