Snap Launchers Promise to Better Integrate Desktop Applications with Snaps


Canonical is proud to announce today that new Snap desktop launchers are coming soon to an Ubuntu Desktop near you, allowing the integration of desktop applications with Snaps.

If you’ve tried installing various desktop apps – and we’re talking about those that have a graphical user interface (GUI) as Snaps on your Ubuntu machine, or any other GNU/Linux operating system that supports the Snappy universal binary format – you might have noticed that some of them don’t follow the general desktop theming or menu integration.

Making applications packaged as Snaps look and feel like the real desktop apps was always a little bit challenging for the Snappy developers over at Canonical. Therefore, they are announcing today their new goal of streamlining the overall Snap experience on the desktop, ensuring that all the user-visible features are working as expected.

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