Solus will also have support for Ubuntu snap packages

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The struggle to use universal packages continues. We recently learned from the Solus team that work is underway to bring the snapd daemon to the Solus distribution, in order to be able to use the snap packages.

Solus is a distribution that for a long time leaned for flatpak packages, some universal packages created by the Fedora team, however, it is true that during the last few months, the Iker Doherty team has communicated quite well with the Ubuntu team.

Currently, Solus does not allow the use of snap packages, but its developers have stated that they are working on such development, and it will be ready for use with the distribution in a short time.

Iker Doherty hasn't talked about Budgie Desktop, so it is unlikely that the famous desktop of the distribution goes to the snap format, although possibly if you have some other graphical tool to help us install these types of packages.

At the beginning of the year, Iker Doherty stated that not all distributions would have a version of Budgie Desktop, leaving quite famous distributions like OpenSUSE or Fedora without Budgie Desktop. But Ubuntu would not only have a version but would also have the latest updates, something that surprised many, but which gave us to understand that Sooner or later, technologies like snap packages would be in the Solus distribution.

Snap packs are coming to Solus, but they're not at their best. The developers of the distribution are lately working on unifying the package installation systems and it may be that the arrival of the snap package is counterproductive for other formats such as the distribution itself. Something that sooner or later will reach all distributions that use Flatpak or Snap. Although it seems that Solus will arrive earlier than expected Do not you think?


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