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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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Is Feedreader the Best RSS Reader for Ubuntu?

feedreader installed on ubuntu as a flatpack appMany people still read the news from RSS feeds, using services like Feedly, Feedbin and Old Reader to fetch, read and sync content between devices – myself very much included. Feedreader is a desktop RSS reader for Ubuntu and other Linux desktops. It has a clean, straightforward design with a three-panel layout. Feedreader can sync with a range of RSS services, […]

This post, Is Feedreader the Best RSS Reader for Ubuntu?, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Flatpak Apps Are Awesome, But Boy Do They Look Bad on Ubuntu

This week I installed my third Flatpak app on Ubuntu (the awesome GNOME Twitch 0.4, incase you’re interested) and it was an absolute breeze. I opened a terminal on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktop, ran a single command pointing to a .flatpakref file, and, after a bit of blinking and a quick stretch, a new shiny app was […]

This post, Flatpak Apps Are Awesome, But Boy Do They Look Bad on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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