Snappy Ubuntu Core is a minimal version of Ubuntu intended for large-scale deployments, bringing transactional updates.

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How does Click/Snappy solve dependency issues?

There is a bit of confusion surrounding click and snappy. For one, I understand that there are certain packages that are not allowed to be shared due to app-armor. For example, if I write a Qt ...
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What are dynamic and static linking?

I hear the terms "Dynamically linked" and "Statically linked" tossed around in regards to packaging, and I have never been clear on what these terms actually mean. What are dynamic and static ...
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Are Click packages obsoleted by Snappy packages?

Are Click packages obsoleted by Snappy packages? Should I focus on learning how to make snappy packages, and ignore the click documentation?
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Why my system is not showing me the updated amount of RAM?

Before my laptop was running with 2GB RAM; I've installed new 2GB RAM. But system is still showing RAM an amount of 2GB instead of 4GB.
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How to create local repository for Ubuntu Snappy

How to create local repository for Ubuntu Snappy? For example I use reprepro to create Ubuntu repository for deb packages.
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Unable to install a package in ubuntu-core-14.04-core-armhf

I am using Ubuntu based rootfs on arm devices for the first time, and need some help I am using the ubuntu-core-14.04-core-armhf.tar.gz I want to install a package called as evtest which can be ...
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What are the best online resources or books to learn Ubuntu/Linux? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux environment and I want to learn concepts to understand it.
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Self hosted Snappy Store

Just like a self-hosted deb repository, is it possible to self-host a Snappy Store for private snapps? I have found that debs can be converted to snapps and that snapps can be submitted to the Ubuntu ...
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How is Snappy Ubuntu Core faster than Ubuntu

While many questions answer what is Snappy Core, I've yet to see an answer of how Snappy is faster (as claimed here) than traditional package management in Ubuntu. I get that rolling back and stuff ...
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Will snappy core replace apt-get? [duplicate]

On this question I asked on the Ubuntu Developers G+ I got an answer from Mitchell Reese (not a Canonical employee, but an enthusiast like me) saying that apt-get install is more or less being ...
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How to ssh to Pre-built Snappy Ubuntu Core for BBB?

Following instructions on page - https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/snappy/start/#try-beaglebone - after I put SD card in with the pre-built snappy ubuntu core (ubuntu-15.04-snappy-armhf-bbb.img) and ...
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Video Playback on Snappy Ubuntu

Does anybody have any experience with getting video files to play? Im wanting to use Snappy Ubuntu and Raspberry Pi 2 to show promotional videos at my work. Trying to figure out the best way to go ...
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Snappy timezone

I read the snappy config command, but I still can't change timezone. The example doesn't looks like a terminal command! Can you help me to set my snappy timezone? Thank you
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Pin multiplexing on Beaglebone Black using ubuntu snappy

I'm using ubuntu snappy on Beaglebone Black. the device tree overlay is different with angstrom distribution. I don't know how to mux between pins to use pwm. How can I config the uart baudrate in ...
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How can I set a static IP on ubuntu core snappy 15.04

I have tried cloud-config and write-file as well as this meta-data file instance-id: $(uuidgen) network-interfaces: | iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.xxx.130 network 192.168.xxx.0 ...
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Snappy source packages?

In a Debian system, any package can be built from source by issuing the dpkg-buildpackage command. In snappy Ubuntu, there does not seem to be anything comparable to either dpkg-buildpackage or ...
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install ubuntu core tar.gz format in virtual box

I've been trying to install ubuntu core in virtual box but haven't been able to make any progress so far. I've googled everything I can and failed to find an Answer before I finally decided to ask. ...
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Minimal OS for KVM

While there are minimal OS (CoreOS, Ubuntu Core etc) for container hypervisors, I would like to know if there is a minimal OS for KVM too. By a minimal OS for KVM I mean an OS which can be installed ...
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How do I repackage a .deb for Ubuntu Snappy?

// , I want to convert some Ubuntu software in .deb, specifically guake, to packages for Ubuntu Snappy*. According to the documentation on the Ubuntu dev tools, All metadata lives in ...
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Zero swap available in Snappy, is this a problem?

When I bring up top on Ubuntu Snappy (AWS EC2 instance) it reads 0 free KiB Swap. Is swap no longer needed, or handled differently, in Snappy? Can I enable it? $ sudo snappy info release: ...
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Do you need a processor with virtualization to run Docker on Snappy Ubuntu Core?

As I understand it Linux Containers are referred to as light-weight virtualization; virtualization without all the extra OS for every service that is run. Docker utilizes Linux Containers, and Docker ...
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What are the features in Snappy Ubuntu that make it more secure than the normal Ubuntu?

I am thinking of using Snappy Ubuntu for IoT application. Security is important in IoT. What is the difference between Snappy Ubuntu and the normal Ubuntu that makes Snappy more secure compared to ...
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What is meant by 'Transactional Updates'

What is meant by 'transactionally updated' system and how does such an update process different from a 'normally' updated system? What are its advantages/disadvantages? Are there any other Linux ...
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Ubuntu snappy docker ps not working

When a run: sudo docker ps in ubuntu snappy i get this error: FATA[0000] Get http:///var/run/docker.sock/v1.18/containers/json: dial unix /var/run/docker.sock: permission denied. Are you trying ...
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Read only file system error while trying to install docker-compose on snappy Ubuntu

How to install/use docker-compose on Ubuntu snappy? when I run: curl -L https://github.com/docker/compose/releases/download/1.2.0/docker-compose-`uname -s`-`uname -m` > ...
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saving current configs

Is it possible in 14.04 to save the current system settings? I want (yet again) to install NVidia drives, but I'd like to save the current state of my settings and roll back to the current state in ...
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Connecting to a 15.04 AWS instance

I am trying to experiment with 15.04 Snappy on AWS. I created an instance and used the same key pair that I have been successfully using. I however cannot connect to the 15.04 Snappy instance I just ...
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where is the 32 bit ubuntu snappy core image

The Ubuntu Website states that Ubuntu Core is Now available on a wide range of 32 and 64-bit ARM and X86 platforms. The following page says 64-bit PC (AMD64) snappy image Choose this to ...
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How to install snappy Ubuntu 15.04 Core images on a PC

Can you please help with some instructions on how to install Snappy Ubuntu core on an AMD64 PC? I can find the image at this URL. But I've not been successful installing booting it of an USB and ...
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Testing nginx in a Docker container in on Ubuntu Core?

Followed Setting up Ubuntu Core on a KVM It shows you how to start the vm and forward ports back to your host machine. Followed Snappy Tour It shows you how to install Docker on Ubuntu Core ...
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Why is Ubuntu moving to Snappy packages?

Why Ubuntu dumping .deb packages and moving to .snappy packages? (At least for now they are keeping .deb package for normal distributions). .deb is already the most popular packaging out there. ...
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Invalid login Ubuntu-Snappy on QEMU

I booted Snappy on QEMU but I tried to login with credentials ubuntu/ubuntu but I always get invalid login message. First, I used Snappy version provided by raspberry, it can login however I can't ...
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What are the minimum system requirements for Ubuntu Snappy Core?

What are the minimum system requirements for Ubuntu Snappy Core?
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How can I run a Snappy / ubuntu-core image with LXD

I would like to run Ubuntu Snappy in an LXC container. There isn't an existing snappy image at the default https://images.linuxcontainers.org repo, but I was wondering if this is something others ...
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Is it possible to install LXD directly on a Ubuntu Snappy Core?

I'm running a Ubuntu Snappy Core (2015-04-28, version 45). I want to install LXD directly on the snappy host. Is this possible? Thx! --todd
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snappy-tools installation error ubuntu 14.04

When i try to install snappy tools i get the following errors: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:snappy-dev/beta; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade; sudo apt-get install snappy-tools bzr The ...
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start GUI interface from command line in snappy ubuntu

How can i get into desktop /gui of snappy ubuntu from putty? startx command is not working or is there any way to do loke real vnc m using raspberry pi2+snappy core
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Snappy on Raspberry Pi 2 Fails to install anything

Snappy does not install ANYTHING at all and comes up with the following error: ubuntu@localhost:~$ sudo snappy install os-js.ogra os-js.ogra 23 MB ...
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Problems with updating ubuntu-core package on Raspberry PI 2

After I've ran snappy update-versions and snappy update I see follwing snappy versions -a output: ubuntu@localhost:~$ sudo snappy versions -a Part Tag Installed Available Fingerprint ...
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Unbound DNS queries sometime time out

I've just set up my own Unbound (1.4.22-1ubuntu4.14.04.1) local DNS resolver on an Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installation. I've re-used an Unbound config file I used in the past and it was perfectly working. ...
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What is Snappy Ubuntu Core?

Before everyone rushes to mark this as a duplicate, I have indeed read the other threads here and here, googled this, and visited the snappy homepage here searching to clear my confusion, and I ...
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RTLinux on Ubuntu 14.10 - AMD x64 machine

Can I install a full PREEMPT kernel on Ubuntu 14.10? I've found a lot of tutorials on the web, but none worked for me, 'cause I think they are out of date.
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Ubuntu Core Snappy Touch GUI app kiosk

I just learned about Ubuntu Core Snappy about 2 hours ago. I was very excited as I was thinking about making a stand alone java application that has a simple full screen touch GUI. This would be a ...
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Does Ubuntu Snappy Core work with Raspberry Pi 1?

Does Ubuntu Snappy Core work with Raspberry Pi 1 (the original model)?
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play sound snappy ubuntu

I am playing around with the latest Canonical AMI's on Amazon EC2. Does anyone know of a way to play a .wav file with Ubuntu-Snappy? Will docking one of the apps for Snappy implement some way of ...
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Connection refused from Ubuntu VM to Snappy Ubuntu Core VM

My objective is to learn building and deploying Snappy packages/apps to Snappy Ubuntu Core platform. For this on my MacBook Pro, using VMware Fusion virtualisation tool I set up two virtual machines; ...
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How do you compare Ubuntu Server to Snappy Ubuntu Core?

How do you compare Ubuntu Server to Snappy Ubuntu Core for a single-board computer (SBC)? From what I've read I understand that the package managing system is different in Snappy. But, in general ...
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Snappy on Raspberry Pi 2 failing to boot

I've just got brand new Raspberry Pi 2 model B, and tried to install Snappy Ubuntu Core alpha-02 on a brand new Samsung EVO 16 GB micro SD card. When I boot the Pi, I don't see it appear on the ...
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RaspberryPi Snappy Ubuntu. Screen only flashes on and of on boot

I've tried to follow the insturctions as best I can to make this work. When I plug the Raspberry in and boot it up, the screens shows first a window of colors for 1 or 2 seconds, next it shows a black ...
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How to set a permanent IP address on “Snappy” Ubuntu Core

I'm trying to use "Snappy" Ubuntu Core on a virtual environment (virt-manager) but I didn't see any guide to explain how to set a permanent IP address on Snappy. If I run this command: $: kvm -m 512 ...