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I didn't install any snap package so for, but sometimes the snapd process is using the bandwidth. Is this activity normal ? What is the snap deamon downloading ?

snap list returns :

Name  Version  Rev   Developer  Notes

core  16-2     1264  canonical  -
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Periodically snapd will check to see if there are any updates to installed snaps (including the core snap you have installed).

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  • humm, I don't recoll installing it, is it safe to remove it ? – user3147619 Feb 23 '17 at 17:47
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    snapd is preinstalled in the images. As long as you aren't using any snaps (other than core), you're safe to remove it. – Kyle Feb 23 '17 at 18:01
  • is it safe to kill the process? – chrisbjr May 5 '18 at 12:43

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