elementary OS 0.5 "Juno" GNU/Linux Distro Could Use Ubuntu's Snappy Technologies

The guys over elementary OS, the popular GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu, were interviewed recently by Canonical’s Sarah Dickinson about upcoming integration of Snap packages into their infrastructure.

As you are aware, there are three main universal binary packages available for GNU/Linux distributions, Snappy, Flatpak, and AppImage, and OS maintainers are free to implement which one they think it’s best for their users, or even more of them.

In the interview, elementary’s devs revealed the fact that they want to go with Ubuntu’s Snappy technologies to provide their users with a modern and secure confined app format because of the extra layer of security Snaps provide by design.

“The confinemen… (read more)

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