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Snap is a packaging format for distributing sandboxed applications on GNU/Linux distributions. Use this tag for all questions related to creating, distributing and running Snaps.

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Slowdowns since Update to 24.04 not only at boot time

Since the update to version 24.04 coming from 23.10, I have noticed waiting times in some situations that did not exist in this form before. The most noticeable and annoying is at system startup. The ...
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snap: how to allow read/write access to a specific folder?

I'd like to allow the snapped thunderbird RW access to the path /my/path. How can I do that?
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Enable Ceph Dashboard in Microceph

I have a microceph cluster running via snap and would like to enable the ceph dashboard for visibility it disk utilization and other metrics (not for service configuration). There are some ...
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Snap's equivalent to FlatPak's list --app command

The command flatpak list --app will only list installed applications, not shared / platform components / libraries like FreeDesktop, Gtk, bare, core22 etc. Is there an equivalent for Snap? Gandered ...
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snap prevents disk devices from being accessed

i wanted to backup the device my /boot partition is mounted on using mozilla. but snap seems to prevent me from doing that. i use fsck here to illustrate what is happening - clonezilla seems to work ...
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unable to install of pgadmin4 i did not know why i am getting this error

GPG error: https://ftp.postgresql.org/pub/pgadmin/pgadmin4/apt/jammy pgadmin4 InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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How to permanently set an environment variable avaialble to a snap app?

Is there a way to permanently set environment variables for a particular snap app, or for all snap apps? I want to start my snap app with a particular environment variable without having to start it ...
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Snap not working on 24.04

Snap is not working. No repository and cant update, it says a process is running. Ant attempts to repair trashes the desktop.
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Trouble with Systemd and Access Denied in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

I've been encountering some issues with my Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) setup, particularly related to systemd and access denied errors. Here's a breakdown of the problems I've been facing: ...
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Help with firefox snap icon

So I wanted to make firefox snap use the icons in my theme. I followed an older forum post that suggested copying desktop file for /var/lib/snapd/desktop/applications/firefox_firefox.desktop to ~/....
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How can I remove a system setting that causes snapd to segfault on startup?

I've tried setting a kernel commandline parameter through snapd, which is apparently the way we do this now: sudo snap set system system.kernel.cmdline-append="initcall_blacklist=...
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Setting kernel parameters through snap

I wanted to try setting a kernel parameter as a workaround for a display problem. It seems snap now handles this. So I tried this: $ sudo snap set system system.kernel.cmdline-append="...
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suddenly vs code stopped working [duplicate]

i am using vs code in Ubuntu for a past 3 months and it was working fine.Today I tried to open it, the app opens for a second and then closes itself. I did the Ubuntu software update still not opening....
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Snap refresh returns an error in Ubuntu 22.04

When I try to do snap refresh, I am getting the following error: sudo snap refresh error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Fetch and check assertions for snap "snapd" (21759) (cannot ...
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VS Code is not working

I try to run vs code for developing something but it's not launched since morning, what's happening? so I uninstalled it from the snap store and re-installed vs code but it is still not working. Can ...
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Snapcraft ruby plugin

Looks like there is no ruby plugin for core22, and local plugins are no longer supported. Can anyone point me in the right direction to be able to snap a ruby application?
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It sent me to this screen, I can’t use it anymore

It sent me to this screen. I can't use it anymore. I was sent to this screen and I want everything to go back to normal again.
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snap Firefox 126.0.1 on Ubuntu 22.04.4 frequent crashes

I'm experiencing frequent crashes with the installed snap version of Firefox to the point where I always have to force quit when the application becomes unresponsive. Is it a known issue with this ...
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How to Install Firefox from Official Mozilla Repository on Ubuntu 24.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 24.04 and would like to install Firefox directly from the official Mozilla repository instead of the default Ubuntu Snap/PPA repositories.
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Permission Denied Error When Cloning Cheatsheets with Cheat

I'm trying to set up cheat on my Ubuntu system. When I run the command to initialize the config file and download the community cheatsheets, I encounter a permission denied error. Here is the process ...
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Snap apps not showing in KDE menu

I just installed Kubuntu 24.04 on a new machine. Everything runs fine but snap apps do not show up in KDE menus (and are not selectable for default applications, which is, in the case of Firefox, very ...
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How to force installation of snaps immediately?

I am using snap to deploy software on a workstation where multiple users are working on. Whenever there is an update of a snap package, the balloon tip appears mentioning: "Close the application ...
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How to start chromium from a service/cron for nightly website verification?

I have a program written in go using go-rod that launches a headless chromium and connects to the debug port to perform some web related operation. The usage pattern is equivalent to selenium or ...
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Snap Chromium stopped working after 21 May 2024 update

Since yesterday's update of chromium (snap) on my ubuntu 22.04.4lts, Chromium has stopped working. I can't even get its version: $ chromium --version update.go:85: cannot change mount namespace ...
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How do I make video-downloader (installed with snap) access removable media?

I installed video-downloader with "sudo snap install video-downloader" and it works fine with a download folder on the system drive. However, I want it to download files to a mounted '...
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How to show reverse dependencies between snaps [duplicate]

To know which packages depend on a specific package, I can run: $ apt rdepends <package> example: $ apt rdepends netcat-openbsd netcat-openbsd Reverse Depends: Recommends: libvirt-daemon ...
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software-boutique won't start because of a missing dependency, So what does replace software-boutique?

user@computer:~$ software-boutique Traceback (most recent call last): File "/snap/ubuntu-mate-welcome/726/usr/bin/ubuntu-mate-welcome", line 30, in <module> gi.require_version(&...
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GUI option to remove snaps? [duplicate]

I would like to use normal apt packages, and not be redirected to snap when I do sudo apt install chromium-browser. How do I toggle this off? I can't find it in the settings.
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Firefox won't work even after reinstalling [duplicate]

I tried to uninstall and reinstall firefox thinking it would fix some bug I had with my microsoft 365 login. Now eventhough firefox seems to be propely installed, I can't open it with the icon, ...
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Is it safe to remove some Snaps from new LTS

Can you remove a few Snaps in the new 24.04 LTS without causing problem to your system. The Snaps I am wondering are snapd-desktop-integration, Firmware updater, ubuntu-desktop-bootstrap and Snap ...
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file select browser can't access CIFS volume, apparmor or snap problem?

I'm running kubuntu 22.04 and I just installed a new program (czkawka) via snap that I'm using to find and remove duplicate images in my photo library. My libraries are stored on some NAS volumes ...
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How to list all available revisions on the snap store

The docs suggests the snap store caches previous revisions, as well as 2 revisions locally. I'm in need to control what revision gets installed and what revision to update to (after testing the target ...
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How to install latest version of Thunderbird as a traditional deb package without snap in Ubuntu 24.04 and later versions?

In Ubuntu 24.04, Thunderbird is installed as a snap app. How to install thunderbird without snap, e.g. from the Mozilla Team PPA?
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I can't open snap apps I guess

Issue Description Hi, I'm on ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 6.5.0-1021-oracle aarch64), I downloaded firefox with snap. when i try to open firefox with root from the command line I get this. $ firefox ...
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Video format not supported in Opera snap

I was asked for help with Opera installed on Ubuntu 24.04 via Snap not playing some videos. I've heard about the issue with ffmpeg version Opera uses, but thought it was about opera installed via APT. ...
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How can I avoid apt search results that contain snap packages?

I have removed snapd and friends after reading a bit here, here and here. Still, when I run apt search with i.e. thunderbird it returns results which are snapd-related: $: apt search thunderbird ...
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Managing applications with different installers sources and automatic updates: solving the problem

At the same time different versions of the app are installed from different sources one version of the app is installed from flatpak, another from snap and the third from a third party ubuntu repo, i....
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Cannot start, remove or install Firefox after restoring using Timeshift

background, how i created this problem: I replaced the drive in the PC. First I took a backup using Timeshift, then booted using live USB, then installed Timeshift to the Live boot, then restored from ...
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Installing Timeshift backup on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

How do I install the Timeshift Backup app on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, as it's not listed in the App Snap Store? I want to use the GUI version of the app. In earlier versions of Ubuntu I believe it was shown ...
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livepatch error?

Ubuntu 24.04 here, snapd version 2.62. Every time i boot i get this in logs Task "refresh" returned an error: livepatch check failed: POST request to "https://livepatch.canonical.com/v1/...
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Why can't I use my FIDO keys for logins in Firefox anymore?

My YubiKey always was an easy safe way to log in to various websites, but last week this stopped working: the website asks me to use the security key, Firefox shows a dialog asking to touch the button ...
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I want to remove an app, but snap remove --purge <app> returns: "remove-snap "change in progress n WSL2

I tried other solutions found here and on google but they don't seem to work on WSL2. The command snap changes returns: ID Status Spawn Ready Summary 10 Done ...
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Installed libre office from snap, need to grant removable media access

It seems if you install application from snap they are sandboxed from removable drives. How do I grant removable media access to all libre office applications?
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Snap not connecting to internal MS Surface Pro 5 cameras

Running Ubuntu 22.04.4 with the Linux 6.8.6-surface kernel. I'm trying to make my cameras connect to Telegram-desktop. But Telegram doesn't even seem to be aware cameras are an option. Telegram should ...
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Visual Studio Code not remembering fullscreen

When I close VS Code in fullscreen, it does not reopen in fullscreen despite this being selected in the settings. This occurs both in the Snap and .deb versions of the application. I am running Ubuntu ...
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Snap applications can't see outside their container

I have a couple of applications installed via snap that I am having issues with, and it seems to be a containerization issue. I installed the Vuze app, but when I click on a magnet link in Firefox, ...
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Where to store user's files for confined apps?

The CherryTree software in strict confinment. So, I can't save the file with the DB in my home directory. Where to save the DB file? Now use Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, recently I used the previous version (23....
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SNAP: add cURL to Firefox snap for custom script

I use a script, "magnet.bash", to handle magnet links and it requires cURL, grep, etc. How can I add those or make them accessible to the Firefox snap?
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snap causing stuttering behavior in Ubuntu 22.04

Since the last Ubuntu 22.04 updates (a couple of days ago), I've been experiencing stuttering in my machine (in videos, mouse, typing, etc). It seems that snap is the root cause of this because, every ...
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Can I delete all these cache files under admin:///var/lib/snapd/cache?

Also, when I double click on one of them it says this: What is "squashfs filesystem image" and what is it doing in the cache folder?
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