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Finally, Solus Operating System Is Getting Support for Ubuntu's Snap Packages

Aug 10, 2017, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

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Solus is an acclaimed, rolling release GNU/Linux distribution that's independently developed by a team of hard-working and innovative devs. This means that Solus ships with its own repositories and package management system, but to help users install more third-party apps, they are now bringing Snap support. Earlier this year, when the "war" between Red Hat's Flatpak and Ubuntu's Snappy universal binary format started, the Solus team decided to go with Flatpak to allow users to install third-party apps, but it now looks like they want to enable support for installing Snap packages too.

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