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New Flatpak Linux App Sandboxing Release Makes Installations and Updates Faster

Jun 09, 2018, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Flatpak 0.11.8 is now the most advanced version of the universal binary format used to make the distribution of Linux apps a breeze across multiple Linux-based operating systems. It adds a new "--allow=bluetooth" permission to allow the use of AF_BLUETOOTH sockets and tab-completion for the zsh (Z shell) UNIX shell. It also introduces a new and handy "flatpak repair" command that allows users to check and repair Flatpak installations and introduces new "-all" and "--unused" arguments to the "flatpak uninstall" command, allowing users to remove everything along with the remaining runtimes.

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