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Ubuntu Snaps to Integrate Fully with GNOME and KDE, Says Mark Shuttleworth

We’re talking today about Snaps, as Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth promises to keep its vision of providing universal binary packages for Ubuntu and other GNU/Linux distributions willing to adopt the Snappy technologies on their operating systems, including Debian, Fedora, and openSUSE. For those not familiar with Snaps, they allow users to install a certain application on multiple Linux-based operating systems without the need to download and install any of its dependencies. It works pretty much the same as Flatpak or AppImage, but it’s developed and maintained entirely by Canonical for its Ubuntu Core OS.