A number of nifty Linux apps we’ve written about previously have shared some updates over the past few days. Rather than write about each of them individually we thought we’d round-up them up in to one quick-fire, easy-to-digest post. Alduin v1.2.2 A small bug-fix update to Alduin, an Electron-based RSS reader app, is now able to […]
Snapd is the “behind the scenes” machinery that lets you install, update and run Snap apps on Ubuntu. Snapd 2.18 was recently released. It introduces a couple of new Snap commands, and improves on a few old ones. Canonical’s David Calle recently ran through the additions, and I figured I’d use the spec bump to write a quick overview of […]
In the mood to read a quick round-up of a some popular desktop Linux apps that are now available to install as Snappy apps? Me too, so I wrote one. For the purposes of this post (read: cos i’m lazy) you won’t find apps that are not intended to be distributed widely listed (i.e. apps which require an argument to […]
Ubuntu Software is now able to show app screenshots for desktop Snap apps, just like it can for apps in the standard Ubuntu archive and in PPAs.
This post, Ubuntu Software Can Now Show Screenshots of Snap Apps, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
It’s no longer possible to see a list of Snap apps at the command line by running the ‘snap find’ command. This is why.
This post, This is Why the ‘Snap Find’ Command No Longer Works on Ubuntu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Snappy developers have today announced a shiny-new version of Snapd, which they say should be working its way out to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from today. Snapd 2.0.10 is the latest update to the system service that ‘enables developers and users to interact with snaps.’ New versions of Snapd are scheduled to be released weekly. Among other changes, Snap apps can […]
This post, Snapd 2.0.10 Improves User Experience for Media Player Snaps, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.