Fresh Snaps from September 2018

Another month passes, and we’ve got a collection of interesting applications that came to our attention (Twitter feed) during September 2018. We have a mix of developer tools, languages, password management, productivity tools and some fun too. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. Bitwarden CLI 8bit Solutions LLC The […]

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Snapistics – Snaps in numbers

Actions speak louder than words. So do numbers. When we talk about snaps, we often focus on the application packages, and talk about their individual merits. However, a no less important – and interesting – facet is the collective numbers behind the scenes. They tell a compelling story for developers and users alike. They allow […]

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Fresh Snaps from August 2018

Another month passes and we’ve got a collection of applications which crossed our “desk” (Twitter feed) during August 2018. We have a mix of social tools, music creation and curation software, password storage systems, developer tools and some fun too. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. Whalebird AkiraFukushima Toot! […]

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Key considerations when choosing a robot’s operating system

Whether it be down to technological advances, rising market demand or just the ‘cool’ factor, the increase in robotics is happening and across numerous industries from healthcare, industrial to retail. According to IDC, worldwide robotic spending, encompassing hardware, software and related services, is set to reach US$230.7bn by 2021. Much like the wider internet of things […]

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Fresh Linux Applications On Demand

Traditionally Linux users have relied on central distribution-maintained repositories to get new software. With six-month or longer spans between releases, this meant many users just put up with old versions of applications & libraries. In many cases newer software was just missing from the archives. Modern applications iterate quickly, releasing new versions on a faster […]

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Snapcraft at Europython 2018

In July, several members of our advocacy and design teams went to Europython 2018 in Edinburgh. It was a really well-organised event, mixing great speakers from a vibrant community at a great location. The main reason for us to get closer to the Python developer community was to promote Snapcraft as the best way to […]

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Retro Style Games on Linux

Gaming on Linux doesn’t have to mean buying a ludicrously priced GPU (thanks crypto miners!). Nor does it require a beefy CPU. There’s a real resurgence in retro style gaming going on right now. We’ve pulled together a selection of retro-inspired games for you to play today, on your beloved Linux machine. You can stay […]

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