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Questions tagged [snap]

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Skype snap won't connect

I just installed Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 as a snap package. Skype will start but it won't connect, giving me a network error. I'm behind a proxy server. How can I make Skype recognize my proxy server? ...
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my setting in snap folder after reboot clear and Returns to default

when i change /snap/anyfolder and reboot my system , any change was gone and return to default , How to save the changes?
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Does Ubuntu 18.04 allow snap packages to be reviewed / rated, and if so, where do I see that information?

For years, I've relied on the ratings and reviews in the Software Center to guide some of my application choices, when there are multiple applications that are available for a given need. Independent ...
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'Refresh' Ubuntu Core ssh keys

I have already done the initial console-conf for a DragonBoard 410c using only one key in my Ubuntu SSO account. I would like to refresh those keys that are allowed on the board. I have tried just ...
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Audacity could not find a safe place to store temporary files (installed via snap) [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 18.04, Audacity is in a loop, where no matter what location I type into the dialog, it keeps saying Audacity could not find a safe place to store temporary files. Audacity needs a place ...
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How do I switch back and forth between Ubuntu Classic and Core

To switch to Ubuntu Classic from core: sudo snap install classic --devmode --edge sudo classic But how do I switch back to core? I acknowledge that the purpose of Core is for IoT but Classic is ...
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VS Code internal error

I'm getting a bizarre error seemingly out of the blue. A google search came back empty. I'm stumped here. Running Ubuntu 18.04: code . internal error, please report: running "vscode" failed: cannot ...
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mailspring snap not launching

I tried to install mailspring, because thunderbird icons don't work with my pc (the icons and text size isn't taken from system preferences) But when when launching the snap, I get the error: /snap/...
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How to easily create webapps for websites and the deploy them into the snap store for ubuntu?

I would like to do this easily to someone's website and deploy the app for websites with javascript, CSS, HTML like fallingrain.com for ubuntu. Could someone help me? I think there might be some way ...
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snap (gimp) application is not able

on my Ubuntu 18.04 installation, I installed gimp as a snap application. Unfortunately, Gimp is not able to read from my iSCSI device. Also, keepassxc which is also installed as a snap application ...
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Problem installing Skype

When I try to install Skype using sudo snap install skype --classic, the system says: Note: Only SSH v2 keys are supported. Public SSH Key: Invalid SSH key type: 'sudo' Can someone help me ...
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Updating PyCharm?

There are many, many Questions and Answers regarding the Installation on PyCharm. However, no one will answer my questions regarding Updating PyCharm without manually deleting files and directories? ...
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VMware Horizon Client will not launch on 16.04 Chroot

I'm running Ubuntu on my Samsung Chromebook Plus in a chroot. Ive installed VMware-Horizon-Client-4.7.0-7395152.x64.bundle using the code sudo sh ~/Desktop/VMware/VMware-Horizon-Client-4.7.0-...
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Trying to install Nextcloud and only get this far

I'm trying to install Nextcloud and I only get this far. chmod: changing permissions of '/tmp/locks': Operation not permitted chmod: changing permissions of '/var/snap/nextcloud/8971/apache/logs': ...
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Is it possible to make a graphical snap for Ubuntu Snappy on the RPi?

I would like to know how to make a snap with a GUI for the raspberry pi running Ubuntu Snappy Core. I have unfortunately not been able to find any good resources on this, if anyone knows any, it would ...
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Failed to build snap package: The linker version '2.23' used by the base 'core' is incompatible with files in this snap

I am trying to build a snap package of electron app by using https://github.com/electron-userland/electron-installer-snap, but it results in following error: Priming desktop-gtk3 Files from the build ...
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Why is Gnome System Monitor on 18.04 installed as a snap by default?

This question arises from this bug report I made: https://github.com/paradoxxxzero/gnome-shell-system-monitor-applet/issues/474 I don't understand why these applications are installed as snaps, but ...
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Snap apps are not starting

I am using many snap apps and most of those are not working, here is a message when i try to open a snap app from terminal $ chromium ln: failed to create symbolic link '/home/hrishikesh/snap/...
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What the “snap” is going on with this symbolic link? [duplicate]

I was looking in /usr/bin tonight and saw this: The symbolic link in cyan / red is a curiosity: lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 25 Jul 19 04:48 ubuntu-core-launcher -> ../lib/snapd/snap-confine* ...
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How can I create a systemd service that depends on a file from a snap?

I have a systemd service that depends on the Google Cloud SDK (specifically the gsutil command), which is unfortunately installed as a Snap. When my system boots up, my service sometimes starts ...
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Using Snap on Ubuntu for Windows 10 Error

Whenever I try to do almost anything involving snap on the windows 10 session of Ubuntu, I get this: sudo snap install htop error: cannot communicate with server: Post http://localhost/v2/snaps: ...
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Possible bug: Playing root owned *.flv files in VLC on Ubuntu 16.04/18.04

I have some flv files and I'm trying to play them in VLC. I keep them in a separate directory owned by root (both directory and the files) to prevent accidentally deletion. Now the interesting part: ...
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Unable to locate package kubernetes with conjure-up

when I tried to install kubernetes with conjure-up conjure-up kubernetes-core I got this error Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... ...
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Unable to install ufw as a snap on Ubuntu Core 14

I unpacked the Ubuntu Core 16 AMD64 image in a virtual machine,1 completed the setup menus, then immediately tried to install ufw as a snap. After a couple of minutes, I get an error: root@localhost:...
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How to point to a steam library using snap version of steam?

I have a hdd mounted on /hdd which have all my important stuff including my steam library. I installed steam through snap, but it can't see any of my folders in /hdd (in fact it cant even see /hdd). ...
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How to get snap download url

Is there a way to obtain the url of an snap to download, instead of using the snap download command ?, so it could be downloaded with wget/aria2c or other programs?
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error install and run Anbox in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I want to install Anbox. I am having trouble installing Anbox the way given in the current tutorials. my trouble is $ sudo snap install --devmode --beta anbox ...
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gimp 2.10 wont start on 16.04 - [duplicate]

I tried the 6 steps in this answer but I still have same error syslog now shows what happened executing the 6 steps for 'upgrade' and 'sysid' rob@ ~$ gimp cannot locate the core snap: No such file ...
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Handbrake launcher starting problem

For some unknown reason my version of Handbrake (Snap store version 1.1.1) downloaded from the software center is not running. When I try to launch it from the root folder it got marked as untrusted. ...
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Remove old snaps from cache

When I install a snap with snap install <SNAPNAME> then it is being downloaded and mounted. When I remove it with snap remove <SNAPNAME> then 'everything' is being deleted like the snap, ...
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snap refuses to launch applications

I’ve installed vscode and vlc via snap commands and each time I launch them from the terminal, I got this message: snap-confine has elevated permissions and is not confined but should be. ...
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VLC (snap installation) - allow access to custom path (custom interface)

I installed VLC Media Player from snap and I'd like to access videos in custom path. I have a directory in root (/mydirectory) with a few mounted NFS shares (/mydirectory/nfs0, /mydirectory/nfs0, and ...
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I have two different versions of VLC, how to remove?

After I upgraded to 18.04 I removed unused apps, old packages and other cruft through the Software store and through the terminal. I found that VLC did not match yaru/communitheme I'm using so I tried ...
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Gimp snap Help not working

I had Gimp installed as a snap. This morning I hit the Help button and was unable to get access to Help documentation, either internally or online. The error message suggested something was "missing" ...
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How to use a hardware device for HW-accelerated encoding with `ffmpeg` `snap`?

Using the ffmpeg package 18.04 from apt I can encode a video hardware-accelerated in HEVC on Kaby Lake: ffmpeg -vaapi_device /dev/dri/renderD128 -i input.mkv -vf 'format=nv12,hwupload' -c:v ...
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Can not input Chinese on Skype

I installed the Skype from Ubuntu Software store. After installation is done, I login my Skype account. When I try to input something I found I can't input Chinese, maybe I can't input any language ...
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Packaging my Flask app using snapcraft

I am new to snapcraft, pls bear me.... I have my web application developed using Flask and opencv 3.0 technologies. We need to deploy this application in the client environment without revealing ...
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Spotify not showing up in applications

So I've installed Spotify using snap but it is not showing up in applications. I already fixed this on my laptop but after 1 hour of web search I just can't find the solution anymore it had ...
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How to install Resynthesizer Plugin in GIMP snap?

I've installed a Gimp 2.10.6 snap on the Ubuntu 18.04 from the Ubuntu Store and I want to add the Resynthesizer plugin to it. What I did is: Downloaded the zip file from this GitHub repo: https://...
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If both deb and snap versions of the same program are installed, how do I run the mfrom the command line?

Using evince as an example, how would I run the deb and snap versions respectively from the command line if both are installed?
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Why would I not not be able to connect to Core device post update?

I built an Orange Pi Zero with Ubuntu Core. I snapped in Mosquitto and Node-Red. Node-Red does not come as a service so I started Node-Red with: sudo snap run node-red I then created a small ...
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What is snapcrafters, and what does it mean if it is listed as the developer of these apps on Ubuntu Software?

For some applications, under "details" on Ubuntu Software it says that the developer is snapcrafters. This is true for Visual Studio Code and also Simplenote. But these applications were developed by ...
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install snap nextcloud on best way

Standard in Ubuntu 18.04 there is a snap nextcloud, one for the server and one for the client. On the internet I see many different ways to install them, especially for the server. My question is ...
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How to connect to a mongodb database used by a snap application

I have installed rocketchat with snap on an ubuntu16.04 server. I need to manually connect to database and change some data, How can I do that?
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Windows 95 snap

I am trying to determine uses for this. https://forum.snapcraft.io/t/windows95-snap/7059 For example I used mspaint and saved a file. But I can not access the saved .bmp outside of the program.
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How to make org.kde.discover (Plasma Discover installed as FlatPak) to work with APT, Snap and FlatPak of the system?

I have installed FlatPak to my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak sudo apt update sudo apt install flatpak flatpak remote-add --if-...
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How to gain control of a symbols folder in Inkscape within Snap?

The tree is: File System | snap | inkscape | current | share | inkscape | symbols I am trying to copy an .svg for Music notation and using gksu thunar (its xfce DE 16.04) does not let me take ...
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Unable to configure proxy settings in /etc/environment - file is read-only

I'm trying to get Ubuntu Core 16 to use a proxy to talk to the snap store. When attempting to edit /etc/environment, I'm unable to save my change, due to it being read-only. (The file permissions ...
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strace on Ubuntu Core

How do I get strace running on Ubuntu Core? I installed the strace-static snap (there is no strace snap), but it fails when attempting to run it: # strace-static ls /snap/strace-static/18/bin/strace:...
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How do I install Skype (or anything) using snap?

I have downloaded Skype using snap. The only way I can access it, is via the terminal. When I try to launch Skype, I get the following message: mkdir: cannot create directory '/.config': Permission ...