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Jack Wallen shows how to install and use Flatpak, which can be used to manage software on most Linux distributions.

How to Install and Use Flatpak on Linux

The landscape of applications is quickly changing. Many platforms are migrating to containerized applications… and with good cause. An application wrapped in a bundled container is easier to install, includes all the necessary dependencies, doesn’t directly affect the hosting platform libraries,...
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Snaps make short work of installing apps; in this tutorial, Jack shows how to install GIMP, for example.

Get Started with Snap Packages in Linux

Chances are you’ve heard about Snap packages. These universal packages were brought into the spotlight with the release of Ubuntu 16.04 and have continued to draw attention as a viable solution for installing applications on Linux. What makes Snap packages so attractive to the end user? The answer...
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New features in Ubuntu 1604 LTS.

Ubuntu 16.04 Review: What’s New for Desktop Users

Ubuntu 16.04 was announced recently, and, as a Long Term Support (LTS) release, the primary focus is on enterprise users. That doesn’t mean there is nothing exciting for desktop users; in fact, there’s a lot. First of all, it’s an LTS release. That means it's supported for five years. If you are...
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