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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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How to resolve updater problem without installing snap? [duplicate]

I installed Firefox from PPA and I have removed the snap package along with snapd itself and whatever is a snap. Now sudo apt update fails because it is expecting the snap version of firefox to be ...
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Limit Bandwidth of snapd

How do I limit the bandwidth of snapd? I don't want to uninstall it, I'm happy to have snapd (yep, I like it, I'm the only one, you found me :) ). I really just want to limit the bandwidth it uses. I ...
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apparmor is preventing plexmediaserver from deleting media files

KERNEL:6.8.0-38-generic OS:Ubuntu 24.04 LTS From syslog: 2024-07-14T13:48:21.285591+02:00 KEM-AS kernel: audit: type=1400 audit(1720957701.283:508): apparmor="DENIED" operation="unlink&...
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removed snapd and cannot install it anymore (ubuntu 24.04LTS)

One of my snaps didn't start anymore. removing that snap and installing it didn't work. After some quick reseach I made the stupid decision to remove snapd wirh apt-get (sudo apt-get remove snapd) I ...
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Install snapd fails on /usr/lib/snapd/snap-update-ns.dpkg-new': No such f ile or directory

So I returned to my Ubuntu 24.04 machine today an none of my snaps worked. After trying too many thinks I went for remove and install. Guess I should have documented all steps taken... Now, installing ...
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Firefox 128 snap Telemetry privacy problem

I have all telemetry disabled in Firefox settings. Settings > Firefox Data Collection and Use: all unchecked. Still I see JS running on searchpages with binding events to the input field, like: ...
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Ubuntu end of life: will snap applications still receive updates?

When a Ubuntu version reaches end of life (EOL) it stops receiving APT updates. Does this apply to the snap store as well, that is, when Ubuntu is EOL does $ sudo snap refresh stop working?
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How to enable caching for the ubuntu-image bootable image generator?

I am using ubuntu-image to generate ubuntu-core images. I am following this tutorial and am using their exact command ubuntu-image snap my-model.model (albeit with an added -v verbose flag for tracing)...
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Recommended way to get snap apps to accept cursor theme

I installed a new cursor theme only to realize that it's not functional in snap apps. I found this discussion but am unsure as to what the recommended solution is. The theme I'm using is Bibata Modern ...
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Chromium browser is broken

I recently had a system freeze during a conversation on Cliq and had to reboot. After rebooting I have seen Chromium no longer works. Tried running it in terminal: chromium-browser Gtk-Message: 22:25:...
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Problem with snap connection and usage

I'm having problems with snap. I've performed some validations with snapd status, restart, and other additional checks, and it doesn't show any problems. However, when I try to install any snap like --...
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Why won't PhpStorm install?

I use Ubuntu 24.04. In the App Center, the PhpStorm screen is displayed like this: If I install via the terminal sudo snap install phpstorm --classic it says: - snap package "phpstorm" not ...
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Cannot install uuid-dev:arm64 on Jammy amd64 when using snapcraft

I am trying to build gadget snap for arm64 platform, where I get message: Cannot find package listed in 'build-packages': uuid-dev:arm64 I have tride to add: package-repositories: - type: apt ...
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Inkscape snap package unable to export png

Since inkscape got removed from the repositories and the official method to install is the snap package it is not possible to export pngs anymore. The button to select the folder/path is disabled, I ...
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Firefox cannot read file from VirtualBox shared folder

I am using a VirtualBox machine, both host and guest are Ubuntu 23.04. I have mounted a shared folder in the host : $ sudo df -aTh | egrep "shared|Filesystem" Filesystem Type ...
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Steam games won't show in apps menu

So I initially installed Steam using App Center, but that was launching really slow and I read that it's because I installed it from there. So I decided to uninstall it so I could reinstall using sudo ...
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RE: sanpcraft wsl2 vs native ubuntu permission denied [duplicate]

I would like to understand the differences in permissions between Ubuntu on WSL and Ubuntu on native Linux. While using a Snap application, I had no issues with the find command in the WSL environment....
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Snapcraft WSL2 vs native Ubuntu permission denied

I would like to understand the differences in permissions between Ubuntu on WSL and Ubuntu on native Linux. While using a Snap application, I had no issues with the find command in the WSL environment....
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I can't exit from Tux of Math Command

I can't exit from the "Tux of Math Command" game. There is a cross at the upper right corner, but it doesn't work. I clicked on it, but there are no movements.
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Following link overrides permission on target?

On Ubuntu 22.04, I did chmod 700 firefox from administrator/root. As another user, if I type /usr/bin/firefox it correctly says "permissions denied". But if I just type "firefox" ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 snapd seems to be preventing applications from starting

I was repeatedly having prompts to update Brave Browser, despite following the prompt and updating the browser, and I saw that it was from the "snap store", so I uninstalled and reinstalled ...
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WPS office can't open file on the second hdd disk

I have installed wps-office via snap on Ubuntu 24.04. When I try to open any docx files using WPS Writer on my second mounted hdd disk I receive this error (it can't create): All permissions were ...
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Snap Chromium don't work after update

Since 08.06.2024 update of Chromium (snap) on my Xubuntu 22.04 LTS, Chromium has stopped working. Also don't work Brave Browser (also snap), Video Downloader and some another program. update.go:85: ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 prevents me from doing that. I use fsck here to illustrate what is happening - clonezilla seems to work when fsck ...
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unable to install of pgadmin4 i did not know why i am getting this error [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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