If it hasn’t already, snapd 2.0.10 should be making its way to your 16.04 systems. Here is what’s new!
The 2.0.10 release contains a number of improvements and fixes over the 2.0.9 release that was available before. The highlights:
edge) usage has been streamlined on the client.
As a shorthand to
--channel=<channel>, you can now use
--<channel> with the
New interfaces have landed with this release, giving you more freedom to interact with the OS, while keeping your app into the bounds of the existing confinement. This allows, for example, for improvements in the VLC snap’s user experience.
- Allows snaps such as music players to connect to D-Bus as an MPRIS server.
- You can see an usage example in the VLC snapcraft.yaml.
- Grants access to
/dev/video0(although, note the following issue: https://pad.lv/1600719)
- Grants read access to optical drives.
- Allow gvfs shares in home.
Snaps can be launched under KDE Neon
SNAP_USER_COMMONare paths to unversioned data directories
Better handling of removed `
snap try` directories
Fixes towards running snapd inside LXC
snap change <taskid>` shows task progress
homeinterface only if running on classic
Let us know what you think!
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