Snap has grown in popularity among Linux users. Instead of using system packages snap containerizes their dependencies. Each snap app is unaffected by whether or not a certain package is present on the system.

Snap applications are simple to design and distribute for a variety of Linux distributions. Because snap programs package their dependencies in a bundle they may be installed on any Linux distribution that supports snaps. Snap applications are an excellent way for novice Linux users to get past the learning curve.

Snaps like any other package manager has simple commands for installing removing and updating snap packages. Make sure your distribution has snap installed and configured before installing a snap application. If not use your distribution8217s package manager to install snapd.

If you see the error snap package not found that suggests you already have snap support installed. The above message indicates that the package name you entered into the command could not be located in the snap repositories. If you see this error use the find command to double-check the package name.

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