I’ve gathered that a lot of people in the nix space seem to dislike snaps but otherwise like Flatpaks, what seems to be the difference here?

Are Snaps just a lot slower than flatpaks or something? They’re both a bit bloaty as far as I know but makes Canonicals attempt worse?

Personally I think for home users or niche there should be a snap less variant of this distribution with all the bells and whistles.

Sure it might be pointless, but you could argue that for dozens of other distros that take Debian, Fedora or Arch stuff and make it as their own variant, I.e MX Linux or Manjaro.

What are your thoughts?

  • @Jestzer
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    I would hate snaps a lot less if Ubuntu just stopped trying to force me to use them.

    • Possibly linux
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      62 months ago

      If it was a cool optional thing they were experimenting with it might be different. The problem is that it was forced onto the desktop