Tag: snap

Dec 05 2017

How to migrate LXD from DEB/PPA package to Snap package

You are using LXD from a Linux distribution package and you would like to migrate your existing installation to the Snap LXD package. Let’s do the migration together! This post is not about live container migration in LXD. Live container migration is about moving a running container from one LXD server to another. If you …

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Feb 28 2017

How to create a snap for timg with snapcraft on Ubuntu

In this post we are going to see how to create a snap for a utility called timg. If this is the very first time you heard about snap installation packages, see How to create your first snap. Today we learn the following items about creating snaps with snapcraft, the source of timg comes with …

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Feb 27 2017

How to make a snap package for lolcat with snapcraft on Ubuntu

In this post we are going to see how to make snap installation packages for a program called lolcat. What you need for this tutorial? This tutorial is similar to Snap a python application. If you first follow that tutorial, then this one will reinforce what you have learned and expand to dealing with more …

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Feb 07 2017

How to create a snap with snapcraft for howdoi (CLI utilility for stackoverflow)

In the tutorial How to create a snap for how2 (stackoverflow from the terminal) in Ubuntu 16.04 we saw how to create a snap with snapcraft for the CLI utility called how2. That was a software based on nodejs. In this post we will repeat the process for another CLI utility called howdoi by Benjamin …

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Feb 07 2017

How to create a snap for how2 (stackoverflow from the terminal) in Ubuntu 16.04

Stackoverflow is an invaluable resource for questions related to programming and other subjects. Normally, the workflow for searching http://stackoverflow.com/, is to search Google using a Web browser. Most probably, the result will be a question from stackoverflow. A more convenient way to query StackOverflow, is to use the how2 command-line utility. Here is how it …

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Feb 04 2017

How to create a snap for a Python app with networking using snapcraft in Ubuntu 16.04

Update #1: 6 Feb 2017  httpstat needs curl. Originally, this HowTo would freshly compile curl from the github source. Now, this HowTo shows how to reuse the existing curl package from the Ubuntu repositories. In this post we see how to create a snap package (or, just snap) of some software in Ubuntu 16.04. A …

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Feb 02 2017

How to install Inkscape 0.92 (latest) as a snap in Ubuntu 16.04

Inkscape is professional open-source vector graphics editor. The latest version is 0.92. Here is a video demonstrating the new Inkscape 0.92 features. And detailed Inkscape 0.92 Release Notes. Here is how to install as the Inkscape snap on Ubuntu 16.04 (and other GNU/Linux distributions that support snaps). The snap was created by Inkscape Board member …

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Feb 01 2017

How to try the new MUFFIN (“Ribbon”) toolbar of LibreOffice 5.3 in Ubuntu 16.04

LibreOffice 5.3 has several new features and one of them is the new MUFFIN toolbars. Let’s try them out. First, we installed LibreOffice 5.3 on Ubuntu using a snap and start the new version of LibreOffice Writer. By default, the new MUFFIN toolbar is not available because it is currently an experimental feature. We need …

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