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Should I transfer ~/snap/ when upgrading Ubuntu versions?

The ~/snap/ directory is where your USER DATA for your snap-provided applications is stored. Examples: In Firefox, that's where your profile, bookmarks, history, and cookies are stored. In ...
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Purge already removed Snap

purge does not what you expect: it disables snapshots. snap has a remove option to delete leftovers. From the help: $ snap help remove Usage: snap remove [remove-OPTIONS] <snap>... The remove ...
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Firefox snap doesn't remember upload path

This is not a bug in snap. It is a design flaw in xdg-desktop-portal, which Firefox uses to access files outside the container it runs in. This is a flatpak technology which snaps are optionally able ...
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CVE-2021-38297 / GO Vulnerability

The current go version in Ubuntu snap is 1.18.5. It is unclear who "we" have the 1.13.8 version. pilot6@Pilot6:~$ snap info go name: go summary: Go programming language compiler, ...
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Purge already removed Snap

See what the Snap Docmentation tells us about removing snaps. The only difference is a snapshot of user-data and configuration-data which is only taken when you don't use the --purge-option. This ...
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Where is the changelog for Firefox snap package?

Canonical does not build the Firefox snap package. While Ubuntu members contribute to Firefox (including Canonical engineers), the snap is built by Mozilla directly from their own source code. The ...
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If I install a snap package, will the config files be carried over and the already installed deb package be removed automatically?

Both installations of the app would work independently one from the other. The deb package won't be uninstalled. The snap one won't take the deb config. You can also have a flatpak alternative, which ...
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How to find the directory of VSCode after snap installation

Try on one the devices listed by $ lsblk -ap | grep -E 'NAME|loop' --color=none ... check the mounted ones first (cannot provide examples, snap uninstalled!) Due to issues similar to this, I prefer ...
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Firefox behavior on upload of files after upgrade from snap

UPDATE: I've tested now, ubuntu 22 on virtualbox 6.1. I've uploaded a test file from my home folder. Closed and reopened firefox. After that, if I upload another file it open nautilus on the recent ...
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How to transfer files from external storage device to Nextcloud Snap?

If you just move files into the nextcloud dir they won't appear in the Webinterface. You'll also have to index them with the occ files:scan command https://help.nextcloud.com/t/using-occ-on-snap-...
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Unable to update "Snap Store": cannot refresh "snap-store": snap "snap-store" has running apps (ubuntu-software)

I had the same problem with a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The accepted answer did not work for me, so I solved with: $ sudo killall snap-store $ sudo snap refresh snap-store
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Ubuntu 22.04 UI issues: In-app file selector/save prompt, saving files and new window location issues

The resizing bug is fixed in the Ubuntu libgtk-4-1 package, version 4.6.5+ds-1ubuntu1. As of July 2022, this version is not in the default main repositories yet, but it is available in the proposed ...
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