If it hasn’t already, snapd 2.0.10 should be making its way to your 16.04 systems. Here is what’s new!
The 2.0.10 release contains a number of improvements and fixes over the 2.0.9 release that was available before. The highlights:
edge) usage has been streamlined on the client.
As a shorthand to
--channel=<channel>, you can now use
--<channel> with the
New interfaces have landed with this release, giving you more freedom to interact with the OS, while keeping your app into the bounds of the existing confinement. This allows, for example, for improvements in the VLC snap’s user experience.
/dev/video0(although, note the following issue: https://pad.lv/1600719)
Snaps can be launched under KDE Neon
SNAP_USER_COMMON are paths to unversioned data directories
Better handling of removed `
snap try` directories
Fixes towards running snapd inside LXC
snap change <taskid>` shows task progress
home interface only if running on classic
We’d like to hear your feedback about snapd and snap technologies. Is there an interface you would need for your app to be working better? Can we do better with integrating with a particular distro? Here’s how we can talk:
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