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Winepak Could Make it Easier to Install Windows Apps on Linux

wine software logoIt might soon be easier to install your favourite Windows apps on Linux, thanks to a fledgling new project. It’s called Winepak and, as you might guess from the name, it’s focused on packaging Wine applications as Flatpak bundles for faster, fuss-free use. So, rather than you having to head out and find, installer, open it with Wine, […]

This post, Winepak Could Make it Easier to Install Windows Apps on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps

the flat hub website redesignIt just got a whole heap easier to find and install Flatpak apps on Linux distros like Ubuntu. A new version of the Flathub website is now live on Flathub.org, albeit in beta. The improved front-end to what is the de facto Flatpak app store offers search, browsing and install options. It’s packed with app descriptions, […]

This post, Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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LibreOffice Is Now Available on Flathub, the Flatpak App Store

libreoffice app iconsLibreOffice is now available to install from Flathub, the centralised Flatpak app store. Its arrival allows anyone running a modern Linux distribution to install the latest stable release of LibreOffice in a click or two, without having to hunt down a PPA, tussle with tarballs or wait for a distro provider to package it up. A […]

This post, LibreOffice Is Now Available on Flathub, the Flatpak App Store, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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The Flathub Website Now Lists Apps, Lets You Install Them

flatpak tux in a boxRead this site regularly enough and you’ll learn that I love Flathub. Flathub, for those of you who haven’t heard of it, is the quasi-official app store for apps packaged and distributed using Flatpak. But it hasn’t been easy to find out which apps are available on it. Until now. The official Flathub website recently updated […]

This post, The Flathub Website Now Lists Apps, Lets You Install Them, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Steam is Now Available as a Flatpak, Here’s How To Install it on Ubuntu

steam for linux with tuxWell, this is interesting: it looks like Steam for Linux is now available to install as a Flatpak app. The Steam Flatpak is even being distributed through Flathub, a centralised repository for app developers to host their apps in. My expectation is that Flathub will become the de-facto app storefront for Flatpaks later this year. As […]

This post, Steam is Now Available as a Flatpak, Here’s How To Install it on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Snappy Is Finally Doing Something About Super Large App Sizes

snappy logoUbuntu is finally doing something to tackle the size of Snap apps, albeit only for GNOME apps at present. A new GNOME platform snap is available in for testing in the testing channel of the Snap store. This snap will allow devs to build and distribute smaller GNOME Snap apps. Because apps will be able to […]

This post, Snappy Is Finally Doing Something About Super Large App Sizes, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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