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Solus Announces Transition Away From Snap

Solus drops AppArmor patches in Linux kernel 6.9 and phase out Snap support by 2025, shifting focus to Flatpak for software installs.
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How To Install Applications on Ubuntu 24.04

This is a simple beginner’s guide for Ubuntu users to install, remove and updates software packages including applications and games on 24.04 “Noble Numbat”. You will learn about App Center as well as APT and Snap here. With this tutorial, we hope you…

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Lubuntu 24.04 LTS to Include Snap Installation Monitor for a Smoother Experience

The Lubuntu 24.04 LTS distribution will come with a Snap installation monitor tool to inform users when Snaps have been installed during the first boot.
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Thunderbird to Officially Support Snap in Upcoming Ubuntu Release

Thunderbird enhances the Linux experience by supporting Snap, ensuring all users enjoy the email client without limits.
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Mozilla Firefox 122 Is Now Available for Download, Here’s What’s New

For Linux users, Firefox 122 looks like will finally ship with a DEB package for Debian-based distributions, such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc., that don’t want to use Firefox in a containerized bundle like Snap or Flatpak.
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Docker Desktop as Flatpak Likely to Arrive Soon

The Docker team is planning for Flatpak and Snap packaging of the Docker desktop via the Flathub and Snap stores in Q1 2024. This potential move could be a game-changer for Docker Desktop on Linux, smoothing the installation process and potentially str…

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Ubuntu 23.10 Runs Firefox in Wayland Mode by Default

Most of us using Ubuntu use the Mozilla Firefox Snap preinstalled by default — and in Ubuntu 23.10 that package comes with a big below-the-surface change. Ubuntu defaults to Wayland but the Firefox Snap currently runs in XWayland mode Canonical has ann…

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Snap-Based Immutable Ubuntu Coming

As Canonical readies a new Snap-driven version of Ubuntu desktop, Flatpak downloads pass the billion mark. Learn more in this article.
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One Command to Convert All your Snap Apps into Flatpak in Ubuntu

For those hate Snap but prefer Flatpak, there’s now a script to automatically remove all the snap apps installed on your system, and install them back as Flatpak in Debian and Ubuntu. It’s Unsnap, a free and open-source script written by Alan Pope and some other contributors. The man was an employee of Canonical (the company […]

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Easy Guide to use Snap for Ubuntu Users

This tutorial will help you in using Snap Package Manager on your Ubuntu desktop, server and laptop. With Snap, you can install, update, remove and manage software applications as well as games available via Snapcraft.io supported by Canonical the Unit…

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Snap-Based Immutable Ubuntu Desktop is Coming With 24.04 LTS

Ubuntu is likely to offer an immutable desktop option based on Snap with the release of Ubuntu 24.04 LTS.
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How to Install LXD on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Using APT, snap

In this tutorial, we’ll demonstrate how to install and use LXD on the Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS using an APT or snap command.
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How to Install Twilio Authy in a Linux-Based System

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to install Twilio Authy on your Linux machine to generate two-factor authentication codes.
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Ubuntu Prepares for Stable Steam Snap Release

Canonical has called for help testing the latest release candidate of the Steam snap. If you’re a gamer and fond of Ubuntu, you can help them out.
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Flatpak vs. Snap: 10 Differences You Should Know

Flatpak and Snap packages are more popular than ever among Linux users. Learn their differences and decide with is best for you.
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Completely Turn Off Automatic Updates of Snap Apps in Ubuntu

Ubuntu finally added support for disabling automatic updates for snap applications, though it’s currently considered experimental at the moment of writing. As you may know, Snap is an universal package format runs in sandbox. It’s developed by Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, as a competitor to Flatpak. The pre-installed Firefox in Ubuntu 22.04+, and Ubuntu […]

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How to Install and Use Snapcraft on Linux

Snapcraft allows you to easily create snap that can be used in various Linux distributions. Here is how to install and use Snapcraft on Linux
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How to Install and Use Snapd on Debian 11

Snap packages are widely used all across different Linux distributions. Learn how to install and use Snapd on Debian 11 here.
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Ubuntu 21.10 Reached EOL and How To Add Support

Canonical announced that now Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri has reached End of Life (EOL). This means your Impish computer will not be able to install applications anymore, nor receive any security updates, although it can still be used without any time lim…

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Three ways to Install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

In the following tutorial, learn how to install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish desktop with the APT, Snap, or Flatpak method.
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