Steam is available as a Snap app. Ubuntu developers announced the news at LAS, and are inviting Ubuntu gamers to try it out, test it, and provide feedback.
Ubuntu's founder pours cold water on the question of Ubuntu desktop supporting Flatpak, the fast-growing and popular open source packaging format.
Speed up your Snap management workflow with this handy applet stuffed with shortcuts. It even lets you pause Snap updates for a specific period.
Canonical is making changes to the system used for creating Snap apps, outlining its plans in a blog titled 'The Future of Snapcraft'. More details inside.
Ubuntu 21.10 is making the Firefox Snap app its default browser. A feature-freeze exception requests the Firefox Snap be seeded in the Ubuntu ISO image.
One of the biggest downsides to using Snap apps on an Ubuntu desktop that’s heavily customised is the old ‘sore thumb’ issue. Not sure what I mean? You download, install, and enable a flashy new […]
The official Skype Snap app for Linux has not been updated in nearly six months, and Microsoft is yet to say why. When introducing the cross-distro build in early 2018, the company said the Skype […]
Snaps are a must-try in Linuxland because they work across multiple Linux distributions, from Arch to Fedora — and it’s dead simple to sample ’em! But what about on elementary OS? In this article we […]
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.
Ubuntu is finally doing something to tackle the size of Snap apps, albeit only for GNOME apps at present. A new GNOME platform snap is available in for testing in the testing channel of the Snap […]
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.
Mark Shuttleworth has revealed more about what's next for the Ubuntu desktop following last week's dramatic news that the next LTS release will use GNOME.