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Flatpak allows developers to look at Linux as “one” platform, not only among different distributions that use different package formats but also among different versions of the same distributions.

Flatpak: A Containerized Approach to Developing Linux Applications

Containers are becoming increasingly popular in the enterprise world, which has come to realize that containers not only solve many problems, but also bring agility, scalability, and other benefits to the IT infrastructure. This idea is now trickling down to the desktop world. Canonical gets much...
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Portals: Using GTK+ in a Flatpak

The time is ripe for new ways to distribute and deploy desktop applications: between snappy, Flatpak, AppImage and others there are quite a few projects in this area. Sandboxing Most of these projects involve some notion of sandboxing: isolating the application from the rest of the system. Snappy...
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Linux’s RPM/deb Split Could Be Replaced By Flatpak vs. Snap

Linux developers are going to have more than one choice for building secure, cross-distribution applications. Ubuntu's "snap" applications recently went cross-platform, having been ported to other Linux distros including Debian, Arch, Fedora, and Gentoo. The goal is to simplify packaging of...
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