So Canonical sought to solve the problem with distributing applications on Linux due to the very many and different Linux distributions around and each with their own packaging formats. So Canonical introduced Snaps. Whew, that would be great. But the again, Canonical isn’t the only ones hoping to crack this problem on Linux. In fact, there are two other frameworks that are seeking to be the one stop app framework for distributing application on Linux. There is Flatpak and the AppImage. So today we take a look at Flatpak and what it means to Linux.