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9 June 2023
Release management is the process of planning, scheduling, testing and deploying new versions of software. To make this process simpler for snap developers, we have released a new feature called progressive releases. Continue reading to understand what they are, why they are important and how you can use them in the Snap Store. What are ...
14 December 2019
The end of 2019 brings about the latest ROS 2 release – Eloquent Elusor. Despite an ever growing set of features and some changes throughout the ecosystem, packaging with snaps is as easy as always. Let’s go through a quick example! Prerequisites You’ll need two tools: “snapcraft,” the program that builds snaps, and “multipass,” the ...
18 March 2019
At Canonical, helping customers overcome their challenges is what we do every day. In the IoT world, a common challenge we encounter is customers who are interested in transitioning to Ubuntu Core and the snapcraft.io ecosystem, but are unsure how to begin. This post covers the recommended approach. In most cases, it’s relatively easy for ...
17 February 2017
Hello snapcrafters! We are pleased to announce the release snapcraft 2.27: https://launchpad.net/snapcraft/+milestone/2.27 Contributions This release has seen some contributions from outside of the snapcraft core team, so we want to give a shout out to these folks, here’s a team thank you for: Colin Watson John Lenton Kit Randel Loïc Mini ...
9 November 2016
This is a guest post by Ilya Drabenia, a Technical Lead at Altoros. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact email@example.com Snaps, designed by Canonical, are intended for packaging applications and their dependencies, along with the instructions for running these applications. In this article, we focus on ...
16 February 2016
Introduction The LXD and AppArmor teams have been working to support loading AppArmor policies inside LXD containers for a while. This support which finally landed in the latest Ubuntu kernels now makes it possible to install snap packages. Snap packages … Continue reading → ...