A technical comparison between the snap and the Flatpak formats

The adoption of new technology is almost never without hurdles. Usually, it takes a while before users become familiar and comfortable with the new concepts and usage models. Often, having a good understanding of the underlying architecture can help bridge the gap. In this article, continuing with what we’ve done with Debian and snap file […]

Bauh is a nifty snap manager

If you’re looking for an easy, non-techie way to install snaps, you want a simple store-like utility. Snap integration is available in both GNOME Software and KDE Discover, which cover a large portion of the Linux user base. However, in distributions and desktop environments that do not natively provide a snap-capable graphical frontend, users typically […]

Bauh is a nifty snap manager

If you’re looking for an easy, non-techie way to install snaps, you want a simple store-like utility. Snap integration is available in both GNOME Software and KDE Discover, which cover a large portion of the Linux user base. However, in distributions and desktop environments that do not natively provide a snap-capable graphical frontend, users typically […]

Snaptastic – elementary OS snap manager

An interesting aspect in the life of any technology is how it propagates. Like organisms in nature, technology follows evolutionary patterns, and sometimes, it can be difficult predicting them. But their observation can be quite telling. Case in point, Snaptastic on elementary OS. Snaptastic is a graphical snap manager utility, available in the elementary AppCenter, […]

Snaptastic – elementary OS snap manager

An interesting aspect in the life of any technology is how it propagates. Like organisms in nature, technology follows evolutionary patterns, and sometimes, it can be difficult predicting them. But their observation can be quite telling. Case in point, Snaptastic on elementary OS. Snaptastic is a graphical snap manager utility, available in the elementary AppCenter, […]

Management of snaps in a controlled, enterprise environment

Few enterprises want all their computing devices to be fully exposed to the internet. In an environment of ever-growing security threats, isolating internal networks from the wider internet is not simply best practice, but borderline essential. However, with all the benefits that restricted networks provide, it can pose challenges for enterprises who are looking to […]