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Snap/Apparmor stopped working in Ubuntu 22.04

I can no longer update snap apps on Ubuntu 22.04. If I try to refresh firefox I get: $ sudo snap refresh firefox error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Setup snap "firefox" (2277) ...
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ubuntu studio 22.04 CD errors

This is the first time I have done this. Let me know if other information would be useful. When trying to load ubuntu studio 22.04 from CD I get the following errors Failed to Start: Thermal Daemon ...
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How can I get snap applications to run in VNC session?

I have a PC running Ubuntu 22.04 that I sometimes run headless and connect to through VNC (TigerVNC server, xfce4 desktop). Since upgrading from 20.04 to 22.04, some of my applications, such as ...
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Easiest way to enable a firefox snap running on Ubuntu inside a VirtualBox guest to access an auto-mounted shared folder of the host?

My setup: Windows 10 host OS Ubuntu 22.04.1 guest OS running inside VirtualBox 7.0.4 Several shared host folders auto-mounted on the guest in folder $HOME/Public Firefox installed as snap inside the ...
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Can't log in to the Snap store?

I am trying to remove mysql-workbench-community because apparmor will not let it log into a database. But I get a Dialog box asking me to Log in to the Snap store. How can I find my Username and reset ...
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Ubuntu can't launch any program

I am new to Ubuntu. Whenever I try to launch a program via terminal I get this log: cannot create user data directory: /home/rodrigo/snap/firefox/2277: Bad message I think it has something to do with ...
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What Gnomes are in use? Snaps directory is 4.1GB

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04. I seem to have four different snap versions of GNOME on my machine, and they seem to be using quite a large amount of memory. I'd love to be able to remove some, however I'm ...
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Saving files from FreeCAD installed via snap

I have installed FreeCAD (0.20.2) from snap on Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS. I can not save files in my home directory, despite FreeCAD has enabled access to /home directory: $ snap connections freecad ...
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Nothing happens when launching some snap apps

I'm attempting to use the Office365WebDesktop snap. The snap apparently installs successfully from the Snap Store and an icon appears in my application list but nothing happens when I try to run it. I ...
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How to fix broken chromium browser in 22.04 (snap)

This morning I used Chromium without any problems. This afternoon it won't start up. I tried the usual walking away to make a cup of tea while a snap thinks about starting up trick, but nope, it never ...
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Cant remove snap atom in ubuntu 22.04

I am trying to remove Atom snap package from Ubuntu 22.04 with sudo snap remove --purge atom but I get the error message error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Remove data for snap "atom&...
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how to access snap filesystem (/tmp)

Please tell me a way to copy a file from snap:/tmp to the main file system. Currently snap:/tmp is a .tmp file located in /run/snapd/ns. Additionally is there a way to mount snap entier root?
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Snap packages started by a snap binary?

I used this: $ type vlc vlc is /snap/bin/vlc $ ls -l /snap/bin/vlc lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Jan 5 11:29 /snap/bin/vlc -> /usr/bin/snap $ ls -l /usr/bin/snap -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 16075992 Nov 28 ...
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Ubuntu Core 20 ModemManager no modem detected after reboot

I setup a new device, Lenovo ThinkCentre SE30, and it came with Ubuntu Core 20 installed by the OEM. It has a cellular modem and I put a SIM in it. After the device started up I SSH's into it and ...
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Find device Ubuntu Core 20 image to reinstall

I am using a device that is the Lenovo ThinkEdge SE30. It came with Ubuntu Core 20. I want to reinstall this image on the device. When I check the properties of it I see the following: The "...
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Flutter snapcraft succesfull build yet missing .snap file

I am building my app on Ubuntu 22.10, using snapcraft build --use-lxd. I get the output: ] -- Installing: /root/parts/myapp/build/build/linux/x64/release/bundle/data/flutter_assets/assets/icons/...
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Inkscape CLI batch conversion of svg to eps using terminal / CLI

I'm trying to batch convert svg vector files to EPS files but having trouble. Command I'm using: for file in /tmp/0/*.svg; do inkscape "$file" -o "${file%svg}eps" --export-ignore-...
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Posting Reviews with Software Store not working

I just installed a program and I feel compelled to write a review because of my seriously positive experience. So I type in a title, type in the reasons I like the program, click on the "Post&...
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Chromium keeps crashing on snap

I have chromium installed as snap, unfortunately today I was uploading an excel file on google drive and it crashed. Ever since it, if i restart it it launches and instantly crashes. Killall -9 on ...
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Teach Firefox snap on 22.04 which applications are available to open which files, with PDF as an example

With firefox from snap on a freshly installed Ubuntu 22.04, the browser does not know any application to open a pdf. I have configured 'always ask' and get the dialogs shown below when clicking on a ...
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How do you sandbox a Windows application to a specific Wine prefix like in Snaps?

I have programs that require different Wine prefixes to work. To start them, I need to open up the terminal and specify which Wine prefix to use before launching. I would like to be able to have it ...
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How to start a snap application from the terminal?

I'm logging in to an ssh -X session and I can't figure out how to start the snap version of IntelliJ. I can see an entry ./snap/intellij-idea-ultimate/401/bin/idea.sh I would like to execute this.
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How to make a Thunderbird attachment readable to snap apps such as LibreOffice

Since LibreOffice became a snap package it can not find an attachment to a mail in Thunderbird when this is clicked to open. Of course there is the work-around to download the attachment explicitly, ...
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Ubuntu Software App Has Never Worked Along With Other Downloading Problems. 22.04LTS

I haven't been able to download anything or use the Ubuntu Software page since I started booting ubuntu 22.04LTS I don't understand why every time I open the app it just says "No Application Data ...
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Why is Snap Firefox using so much cpu time?

Firefox and other browsers use a lot of CPU time and memory, however, since forcing us to use Snap Firefox, CPU time is through the roof. Way too much CPU time when viewing Youtube and other video ...
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Why does removing a snap also remove the associated user data?

Context: I've recently upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04, along with the changes to firefox that that brings. I'm in the process of trying to get back a bunch of the functionality that seems to have gone ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS - How to make a Snap application (ksnip) appear in "open with other application" context menu?

This question has a valid answer here, except that the presented solution is not applicable in Ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS because in location /var/lib/snapd/desktop/applications there is no ksnip_ksnip....
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Fixing , /var/snap/firefox/common/host-hunspell mount issue

I installed Firefox as a snap and it set my partition's mount point to , /var/snap/firefox/common/host-hunspell. Now, I'm trying to remove the snap installation of Firefox, and it will not completely ...
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Steam snap doesn't scale properly. How do you change launch parameters when even .desktop files for snaps are write-protected?

The current Steam snap renders badly with fractional scaling enabled. I want to launch it with GDK_SCALE=2 but it's apparently not possible to edit snap apps' .desktop files. Any ideas how I could go ...
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apparmor denied lots of operation from snap, should I worry?

Lots of dbus_method_call are denied. If they are insecure why snap is doing this. If they are safe why apparmor denies them? Should I worry about this? I donot want to get flooded by DENIED, because ...
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why snap requests capable of net_admin, perfmon etc?

I have tons of audit message like: AVC apparmor="DENIED" operation="capable" profile="/snap/core/nnnnn/usr/lib/snapd/snap-confine" pid=mmm comm="snap-confine" ...
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snap firefox crashing upon start up random freezing when switching tabs, where can I file bug report?

It is very disappointing that ubuntu force us install snap firefox, which does not really work. I tried it for 3 months now. Previously I am very happy with firefox, it is my default browser for 20 ...
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How do I disable a Chromium flag?

I am on Ubuntu desktop 20.04 months ago, while hunting a rogue browser extension, I set the --disable-site-isolation-trials flag for my chromium-browser install. Problem: many moons later, I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - Why when I launch Ubuntu Software, the Snap Store launches now?

Just after a fresh installation, every time I launched Ubuntu Software the orange icon will be active. Recently I installed two apps from the web, Cisco Webex and the Edge browser, I download the .deb ...
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MySQL Workbench and snap - how to change code_editor.xml

I have MySQL Workbench Community ver 8.0.29 installed as snap. I would like to change some settings in code_editor.xml file. The full path is /snap/mysql-workbench-community/10/usr/share/mysql-...
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Snap applications give segmentation fault error

After about 20 minutes of using the OS, all snap applications will suddenly stop working (including the snap store itself). After closing them, they do not relaunch. Trying to open from terminal gives ...
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Cannot print in Chromium (snap - cups)

I'm having some printing problems in chromium (snap). I have noticed that chromium is installing some new cups snap that should mirror the system cups in some way (proxy mode), but this is not working....
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Upgrade to firefox snap

During the update it continues to pop up a little thing saying "'Frontend' is not responding" as well as saying I can wait for it or force stop, I have been waiting on this to update for ...
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Tiled map editor not launching

I installed Tiled map editor as a snap application from the software store but when I click on it in the app grid, it does not launch. When I tried launching via the terminal I get this error: $ ...
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22.04: Firefox snap broken; how to enable snap in kernel menuconfig

I installed my own kernel with my own kernel config. This broke Firefox. I added squashfs to the kernel config, hoping it would fix snap, which didn't help. I tried to reinstall Firefox via apt and ...
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Is this system affected by CVE-2019-7304?

I am analyzing a system that since a month shows two new users in the login screen. After some research I stumbled over the exploit of snap: CVE-2019-7304 I checked the passwd file and found a new ...
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Old firefox profiles as Firefox uses snap now in Ubuntu 22.04

I've just migrated from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04. My firefox profile was previously located in the .mozilla/firefox home folder. Now I can see there is also a profile in the same name in snap/firefox/...
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In snap: "error: unknown flag hold"

Snap automatic updates can now be disabled with $ sudo snap refresh --hold. This can be seen in this other thread and this blog post and from the mouth of the horse itself. My Ubuntu 22.04 is up to ...
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Snap equivalent of the apt-get autopurge command?

Is there an equivalent snap command that does for Snaps what apt-get autoremove / apt-get autopurge does for Apt packages? (Also available as apt autoremove...) Update 3: For the curious and those who ...
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How to make snap auto-update without delay?

Under apt, the update process for an app like Firefox goes like this: Run apt upgrade Firefox complains that it needs to restart the next time you go somewhere. Restart Firefox Under snap, the ...
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Netflix freezes on Firefox w/ Snap on 22.04.1

I have a "TV PC" that is used to watch streaming services. So Netflix, prime, etc... tvpc@tvpc:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=22.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=jammy ...
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Problem with Certbot after Ubuntu upgrade to 22.04

I have a problem with Certbot after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04. I tried to reinstall Certbot without success. Then I tried to install Certbot with snap, and I have the same problem: certbot --version ...
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How can I permanently change the default sort in Firefox's file picker?

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04, I've noticed that Firefox (version 107.0.1 64-bit, Snap) will default to showing files sorted with most recent first when opening a file picker. This could be by ...
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I cannot access any web browser

To be more specific, I think something is wrong with snap that it refuses to open firefox or chromium. I can still access the internet since I can play online games on Steam. When I try to refresh ...
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Can shrink capacity of snapped core and kde-frameworks packages?

I wrote this python script sometime back and it shows me the following: ALL (ACTIVE & DISABLED) SNAP PACKAGES IN SYSTEM: Active 391933952 /var/lib/snapd/snaps/anbox_186.snap Active ...
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