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Questions tagged [snap]

Questions related to snap-package should be tagged here (ex. making a snap-package, issues, etc)

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Create snap of proprietary .deb plus ppa dependencies?

I have a proprietary program that runs on 16.04 with an additional ppa for qt5.6. It is the only app that holds me back from updating to 18.04, so my idea was to create a snap package including the ....
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Which Telegram version for Ubuntu?

I find pretty irritating dealing with Telegram under Ubuntu. I run 18.04.1, I guess I picked the official Telegram client from Ubuntu Software... for a start, there a two clients in there. One from ...
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error: mount --rbind /dev /tmp/snap.rootfs_X8A5XK//dev: No such file or directory

There is a problem with the snaps that I install; they won't launch and return with this error: mount --rbind /dev /tmp/snap.rootfs_X8A5XK//dev: No such file or directory What should I do?
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How can I disable access to the Snap Store?

I want to build and install snaps locally, not from the Snap Store. For example, snap install foo should fail and Snap Store apps should not appear in GNOME Software. How can I keep Snap, but disable/...
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LibreOffice SNAP failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module”

After installing the LibreOffice 6 Snap I get this error Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module". I sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk-module:i386 but the error persists. My system ...
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snap applications without permissions to write to home directory when using sssd

I have set up sssd and joined my 18.04 LTS workstation to the company domain. Most things work OK except for a couple of snap applications. When trying to run them I get errors creating files in ~/...
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APM: command not found

I installed Atom using Snap. Then I tried to install Hydrogen as an addon for Atom. This output appears - apm install hydrogen Command 'apm' is available in '/snap/bin/apm' The command could not ...
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Ubuntu fails to complete a Spotify install using Snap

When I try to install an application I can not and it tells me: Cannot install "spotify": snap "spotify" has "install-snap" change in progress.
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Gnome native host connector not working with Snap apps

I need to get the native host connector working with Snap version of latest Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04 so that I can install Gnome extensions from extensions.gnome.org. As it is now, I get the error ...
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How to try out Thunderbird 60?

What is the recommended way of trying out the new Thunderbird 60 release on Ubuntu 18.04? I see several options: simply download the prebuilt package from https://www.thunderbird.net/. Will it use my ...
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Qt Creator not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I've installed the program Qt Creator using the package manager (Using sudo apt install qtcreator. After installing when I try to launch the program, it gives the following error message. qtcreator: ...
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Gimp won't start: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “atk-bridge” [duplicate]

All out of a sudden, gimp refuses to start. The following messages are printed at the console: /snap/gimp/40/bin/desktop-launch: line 23: /home/mike/.config/user-dirs.dirs: Permission denied Warning: ...
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Not able to create snap with executable

I want to create a snap with snapcraft. I have no source code, just one ready to use executable (application/x-executable) and one shared library (.so). The user later on should simply type in "test1" ...
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how do I install snap on Ubuntu in terminal [duplicate]

How do I install snap using the terminal? I would like this questions answer to be as comprehensive as possible. This is a very specific question, its not a duplicate! I want to have an answer page ...
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App installed in directory on the PATH, but not found. Weird /snap/bin - error message

I have the app minikube in /usr/local/bin/minikube. When I do minikube version with the whole path, I get: $ /usr/local/bin/minikube version minikube version: v0.28.2 When I do minikube version ...
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How to run my snap application on startup

I have a snapcraft application build on top of electronJs. I would like that application to run on startup. I tried to directly drop a app_name.desktop file inside the current user config/autostart ...
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Snap applications unable to connect to the internet if VPN is turned on?

I use ExpressVPN to keep my internet browsing private in public places. Whenever I am connected to any VPN server, Snap apps such as Discord and Spotify are unable to connect to the internet. I have ...
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pdftk snap in 18.04 not accepting commands

following the simple instructions in this answer: https://askubuntu.com/a/1048975 I installed pdftk as a snap on an ubuntu 18.04 VM. (we need some of the advanced features of pdftk on the command line ...
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Ubuntu core: snap core repeatedly mount and umount

When I boot up Ubuntu core OS on my board with arm64, snap core repeatedly mount and umount like below, I have no idea why it happens. Mounting Mount unit for core, revision 4915... [ OK ] ...
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Why are there so many mount points on my Ubuntu 18.04 installations? Is this related to Snap?

So I did an install of Kubuntu about two weeks ago. I'm fixing to install my cloud server with NextCloud and get it configured to run with my home network etc but in the process, running mount I ...
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Cannot boot 16.04 in normal and recovery mode. Only upstart boots

After and update from an old version, Ubuntu does not boot in normal or recovery mode. In fact is almost the same as shown in Cannot boot 16.04 in normal and recovery mode. Only can with upstart mode ...
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Snapd error while searching

I'm a new snapd user and I've some trouble trying to use it. I'm on a fresh ubuntu server 18.04 install. I try few thing and most of the time I've this error, did someone already had the same issue ?...
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Where is the Vuze 'executable' located?

I am very new to Ubuntu and I'm struggling. Currently running 16.04 and I've installed Vuze via Ubuntu Software. The manual install was problematic for me. When I click on a magnet link in Firefox ...
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kmag as snap-application: labeling missing

I wonder if anyone could help me with the following problem: I installed kmag (screen magnifier) as a snap using the command sudo snap install kmag --edge (see https://snapcraft.io/kmag). All went ...
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snapcraft build issue: GLIBC wrong version

Rebuilding package with new version after successfully build it last week this week I am having issues: The GLIBC version of the targeted core is 2.23. A newer libc will be required for the following ...
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How to change the port which Wekan uses?

By default, Wekan uses :8080 (the same port is used by, for instance, Syncthing). When changing this port according to the wiki instructions: snap set wekan port='3001' systemctl restart snap.wekan....
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Snapcraft - python assign local whl file to a part

I am working on a snap python application, I want to link a local whl package to the build packages in a part. This whl package has modules that I will run the app command. How can I add a whl ...
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How to remove Ubuntu's automatic internet connection needs?

Imagine that, I have a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installed. But there are some default packages or services that connects to the Internet without my consent. How to get rid of them completely or make them ...
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Ubuntu Core Autostart easy-openvpn client connection

I have an Ubuntu Core with easy-openvpn SNAP on it and want to connect to a openVPN server. The connection works with this command: sudo easy-openvpn.connect-server ppm.ovpn Now this should happen ...
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I've got a loooong boot time again! This time it's crazily long! +10 min [duplicate]

This has become my nightmare with Ubuntu... since I'm using it (version 14.x). Everything works slick a couple of weeks after a fresh installation but I have no idea what happens in between so that ...
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From what url snaps are downloaded?

I am facing slow speed when downloading snaps. I have to tell my ISP provider the url from where snaps are downloaded. My ISP provides 5 mbps connection but I am just getting 1 mbps:
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How to enable wekan (via snap) on my ubuntu server?

I tried following the wiki but it didn't help. I would like to be able to point to mywebsite.url and have it load wekan. Setting the url via the snap didn't do that. The Nextcloud snap (for instance)...
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How do you install apps? [duplicate]

I just got Ubuntu 16.04 and when I try to install apps in Ubuntu Software, for example I try to install discord, it says: Unable to Download Discord cannot install "discord" :snap "discord" ...
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Why do I get these differences on ppa vs snap Communitheme Ubuntu 18.04?

I installed Communitheme time ago by the ppa using these commands. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:communitheme/ppa sudo apt install ubuntu-communitheme-session And everything worked fine, I just had ...
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GIMP 2.10 Doesn't Have Permission To Access a USB Drive. Why? How to Resolve? (18.04)

GIMP 2.10 doesn't allow me to open the /media directory, so I'm unable to access my external USB drive. I get the following error message: I get the same error message if I try and open an image file ...
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snap package error uploading

I have updated my snap package and run a snapcraft cleanbuild and now tried to upload the same way as before snapcraft push smalltextpad_1.2.3_amd64.snap But this time I got an error: Error ...
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What is all this /snap gibberish mounted on my system? [duplicate]

What on earth is all this utter gibber on my (freshly booted) ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine, and how do I make it go away and never bother me again? /dev/loop0 3840 3840 0 ...
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How to add a shell script as a command offered by a Snap?

Say I have a basic shell script foo.sh: #!/bin/sh while [ 1 ] do echo "looping" sleep 1 done And I want to have this offered up as a command: /snap/bin/myapp.foo I have the snapcraft.yaml: ...
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Partition refuses to mount as read/write (Snap) [duplicate]

So I am running 18.04 with all current updates under a VirtualBox virtual machine (Windows host). I installed Vuze 5.7.6.0-snap1 through the built in package manager and it installs fine, however, the ...
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How to backup the software installed via Ubuntu Software Center?

So I used to hate Ubuntu Software Center (SC) in 14.04 and 16.04 because it was very buggy and nothing really worked. Now with 18.04 everything works perfectly and installing flatpak plugin for it ...
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Can I install Python 2.7 and pip on snappy Ubuntu Core 16.04?

This does not seems to answer the question: What is the recommended way to install pip on Snappy Ubuntu Core? It appears that Ubuntu Core 16.04 only has Python 3. How do I get Python 2 if there is no ...
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Loop in “failed to start Snappy Daemon”

I'm not really experienced with Ubuntu and do not have a clue what to do in the current situation. My system currently has two boot states: Does not boot at all. Going to different console by ctrl+...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Slow boot due to snapd [duplicate]

After upgrading from 17.04 to 18.04 I found bootup to be a little slow. After running systemd-analyze blame I get the following output 38.090s snapd.seeded.service 36.432s snapd.service ...
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Very slow boot on Ubuntu 18.04 (no changes made prior to this) [duplicate]

Without making changes to my system, this morning it started booting very slowly. The laptop is a Toshiba Portege Z835 (intel graphics card + SSD): systemd-analyze blame: 5min 42.155s plymouth-quit-...
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How to make Eclipse installed via snap use a differerent configuration when started from global menu

Files from software installed via snap are read-only. To configure Eclipse, however, we need to change its eclipse.ini file. How to do it so, when pressing the Super key and clicking on Eclipse's logo,...
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Long boot delay on Ubuntu loading/splash screen following regular dist-upgrade on clean SSD install (18.04)

I'be been running 18.04 since a clean SSD install on the day of it's official release, without issues. Power on to login was seconds (max 10) Then, I did a regular upgrade this morning: $ sudo apt ...
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Cannot install “pycharm-professional”: snap “pycharm-professional” has “install-snap” change in progress [duplicate]

My Ubuntu edition is 18.04. I need PyCharm to make a Python 3 project but I met the following problem: cannot install "pycharm-professional": snap "pycharm-professional" has "install-snap" change ...
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I can't install snaps

according to snapcraft website vlc , firefox are availabe as a snap format https://snapcraft.io/vlc https://snapcraft.io/firefox but when I try to install any of them via the command line they ...
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snap - how to grant permament permission to read folder

I have installed chromium snap package. Each time I download file and try to open it or download folder I see a Gnome promp form with question: 'Allow opening file? Allow snap "chromium" to open file "...
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Brave Browser (Snap) won't launch - possibly AppArmor related

Installed Brave (snap) via Software Centre on Ubuntu 18.04. It seems to install correctly. When I click on launch nothing happens but the log is full of multiple apparmor messages. I've attached the ...