Fresh Snaps from June 2018

Alan Pope

Alan Pope

on 3 July 2018

It’s mid-way through the year, and we’re seeing no let-up with the flow of new snaps landing in the store, we can barely keep up! This month we’ve picked out some of our favourites from the last month or so of social posts on the Snapcraft Twitter account for you.

Many are fresh new snaps while others are well established classics, but they’re all great!

1. Quake Shareware

Neil McPhail


Get the classic first person shooter, Quake from the snap store and immerse yourself in nostalgia. Get Quake Shareware from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install quake-shareware

2. LXD

Canonical


LXD is a container manager for lightweight, secure by default system containers. A great alternative to virtual machines. Unleash the latest LXD on your Linux server or development workstation today using the Snap 🐧 🔒 📦. Get LXD from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install lxd

3. NitroKey

Szczepan


Have you secured your digital life with NitroKey? Then install the open source NitroKey Snap on your Linux workstation for secure authentication and encryption 🔑 🔒. Get NitroKey from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install nitrokey-app

4. Notepad++

Taqi Raza


According to a recent developer survey Notepad++ is the 3rd most popular code editor. Developed for Windows but now available as a Snap for Linux 😮🗒 🐧. Get Notepad++ from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install notepad-plus-plus

5. Flare

Neil McPhail


Get your Diablo inspired 2D action RPG game on with the Snap of Flare RPG for Linux ⚔🛡 This open source romp will have you questing the weekend away! Get Flare RPG from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install flare-rpg

6. CorsixTH

Snapcrafters


Need some Theme Hospital in your life? Snaps have you covered! The Snap of @corsixth is an open source reimplementation of that classic simulation game for Linux 🏥 🚑 👨‍⚕. Get CorsixTH from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install corsixth

7. TrackMania Nations Forever

Snapcrafters


Rev up the most popular Microsoft Windows® online racing game E-V-E-R on Linux with the Snap of TrackMania Nations Forever 🏎 🏁 ⏱. Get TrackMania Nations Forever from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install tmnationsforever

8. Remmina

Remmina Upstream Developers


The feature rich remote desktop client from the Remmina Project is now available for Linux as a Snap! Connect to your remote hosts using RDP, VNC, NX, XDMCP, SSH and Telepathy 🖖 🖱 ⌨ Get Remmina from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install remmina

9. Heroku

Jeff Dickey


Are you using Heroku services and tools to build, run, and scale web and mobile applications? Then grab yourself the Snap of the Heroku CLI for Linux to deploy, manage, and scale apps. 🕸 ⚖. Get Heroku from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install heroku

10. mutt

Snapcrafters


As the tagline says, “All mail clients suck. This one just sucks less.” Mutt, a small but very powerful text-based mail client, is available as a Snap for Linux . 💌 🐕 📬. Get mutt from the Snap store or install it on the command-line with: snap install mutt

Ubuntu desktop

Learn how the Ubuntu desktop operating system powers millions of PCs and laptops around the world.

Newsletter signup

Select topics you’re interested in

In submitting this form, I confirm that I have read and agree to Canonical’s Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy.

Related posts

Retro Style Games on Linux

Gaming on Linux doesn’t have to mean buying a ludicrously priced GPU (thanks crypto miners!). Nor does it require a beefy CPU. There’s a real resurgence in retro style gaming going on right now. We’ve pulled together a…

Create your Linux development workstation in seconds

Linux is the best platform for developers. Here’s how you can get popular languages and development environments up and running in moments. The first step is to install snapd (the service that runs and manages Snaps) on your distro,…

Dell XPS13 Developer Edition ships with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS pre-installed

Dell’s XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop is now available in the US on Dell.com with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) pre-installed, with European availability expected in early August. The launch signals the first availability of Ubuntu’s…