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Canonical: Snaps Are Used Worldwide, over 3M Installs Monthly and 100K Daily

Oct 22, 2018, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Entitled "Snaps in numbers," the new infographics focuses on how widely spread are Snaps, Canonical's universal binary format that makes it easier to distribute applications across multiple Linux-based operating systems. Initially called Snappy, the technology provides secure, rolling updates to your favorite apps. According to the infographics, which you can see below at a glance, there are currently more than 4,100 snap packages available for download from Canonical's Snap Store, which is enabled by default on Ubuntu Linux operating systems. However, Snaps are supported across 41 GNU/Linux distributions.

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