The latest version of snapd, the service powering snaps, has just landed in Ubuntu 16.04, here are some of the highlights of this release.
New commands: buy, find private, disable, revert
A lot of new commands are available, allowing you, for example, to downgrade, disable and buy snaps:
- When logged into a store,
If it hasn't already, snapd 2.0.10 should be making its way to your 16.04 systems. Here is what’s new!
The 2.0.10 release contains a number of improvements and fixes over the 2.0.9 release that was available before. The highlights:
edge) usage has been ...
Snapcraft 2.12 is here and is making its way to your 16.04 machines today.
This release takes Snapcraft to a whole new level. For example, instead of defining your own project parts, you can now use and share them from a common, open, repository. This feature was already available in previous versions, but ...
As of today and part of our weekly release cadence, a new snapd is making its way to your 16.04 systems. Here is what’s new!
snap interfaces can now give you a list of all snaps connected to a specific interface:
- Introduction of
snap run <app.command>, which will provide a clean ...
Yesterday, the snapcore team released a new version of snapd for Ubuntu 16.04. Snapd is the system service that enables developers and users to interact with snaps.
Features in 2.0.8
snap try. This command mounts any folder containing an unpackaged snap as an editable installed snap, making testing and iterating on snaps ...
A new version of Snapcraft, the tool to create snaps to distribute your software, was recently released: Snapcraft 2.10 is packed with new features and improvements, including:
- The ‘
snapcraft init’ command now produces a template to bootstrap developers to create their snaps and uses ‘devmode’ as the default confinement mode
- Added support for ...
We announced the Snappy Playpen a few days ago and yesterday was the Kickoff event where we basically invited everyone who was interested, brought in a lot of snapd and snapcraft experts and started snapping software together.
It was simply beautiful to see the level of excitement, the collaboration, how people got to know each ...
After a month of deliberations, it's time to announce the Scopes Showdown 2016 winners!
It's been a blast to see the interaction this contest has generated between scopes developers and the scopes API team, many bugs have been fixed, contributions have been accepted and many suggestions have been considered for inclusion and are now on ...
Almost six weeks since the start of the Showdown and we have been overly impressed by the number of questions we have received and hope we have been able to provide the right support for you to complete your entry.
Here is a kind reminder that the deadline to submit your entry is monday February ...
Today we announce the launch of our second Ubuntu Scopes Showdown! We are excited to bring you yet another engaging developer competition, where the Ubuntu app developer community brings innovative and interesting new experiences for Ubuntu on mobile devices.