Are you happy with Snap?

Snap packages is a prominent feature recently released in Ubuntu 20.04 and since its an LTS release, it must be here to stay. How do you feel about this new packaging system compared to the good old apt-get?

With robust and time-tested tools like synaptic and aptitude, I think apt was doing a great job already, so what was the need for Snap? If the goal was to create one standard packaging system across all distros, then that will only work if all other distros also unanimously adapt Snap but until that happens, upstream developers will have to ship both apt/dnf as well as snap versions of their apps. So, developers’ work has increased or decreased?

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