Linux Mint 20 will prevent snapd from being installed stealthily. It found that several packages, like Chromium, are just snap packages. It will advise users on how to get the software by other means.
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Canonical has updated snap in order to make software open up much quicker. By including fontconfig cache binaries in snap, it made GUI applications open between two and six times faster.
Canonical has released a slew of data pertaining to its homegrown snap packages. The firm said that 100,000 packages are being installed every single day, which equates to three million a month.
Canonical and Opera have announced the availability of the Opera web browser as a snap for Linux systems. Snaps install apps in a secure container so they can't infect the rest of the system.
Microsoft has published its PowerShell Core program as a snap package. Snaps make installation easier as you don't need to manually install software dependencies and you get updates automatically.
The popular programming language, Kotlin, is now available on Ubuntu as a snap package. Installing software via a snap packages means that you'll always be running the latest version of the software.
Canonical has begun the process of formulating policies surrounding snap packages that could ship in Ubuntu by default in future releases. Policies are important to ensure stability of the software.
Canonical has announced Ubuntu product month which will kick off on February 7th and run until the end of the month. The event will comprise of several webinars that teach important technologies.
The collaborative platform, Slack, can now be installed on a plethora of Linux computers via a snap package. This will make installing the software much easier for users of the platform.
Ubuntu now has support for the popular framework, React Native. The framework allows web applications to have a native user interface, making them feel like first-class apps on any platform.
Canonical has announced that snap-packaged apps will be arriving on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Snaps (snappy apps) are more secure than deb-packaged apps and are easier for developers to push updates to.
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