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Package 'snapd' has no installation candidate on Linux Mint when wanting to update it [duplicate]

This is after installation using apt-get on my Raspberry Pi 4B running Debian Bookworm: root@rpi4:/root# apt-cache policy snapd snapd: Installed: 2.57.6-1+b5 Candidate: 2.57.6-1+b5 Version table:...
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snapcraft remove older revisions

I have one of my snap packages released in Snapcraft which have several versions that I can check with snapcraft list-revisions <snap-name>: Rev. Uploaded Arches Version ...
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Cannot install many programs successfully with `snap`

After successfully installing the latest Ubuntu Linux, I am having issues installing more programs, e.g. VS Codium and more. This is what happens: > sudo snap install codium --classic snap "...
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When exactly is ~/snap created?

I have a remote backup setup. This uses a dedicated ssh user. Let's call the user rsyncbak-ubuntu-vm I started testing this on Ubuntu. Inside the home directory of rsyncbak-ubuntu-vm, Ubuntu ...
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Symlink from snap package points to a different file than as described by `ls -l`

Recently I installed the tradingview snap package, and I wanted to add some launch flags so I decided to inspect the package. Opening the tradingview_tradingview.desktop file shows that it executes a ...
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Apps installed by snap duplicates in the panel in Linux Mint 21.2

I have installed the Blender Snap package and I would like to pin it to my panel. I did so, but now when I open Blender, the icon duplicates. This is not ideal, as I would like to see only one icon in ...
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How do I get my old firefox profile to run in snap environments of re-installations/other users on my machine?

My ambition is to reinstall my system and then, in the fresh installation, restore the home-folder of my current main-user from its backup created with borg. But before I boot the live USB stick, ...
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How do I get out of this Loop on Ubunto boot up?

I haven't been able to boot into Ubuntu properly since I installed Da Vinci Resolve. It made me install a bunch of libraries and since then I haven't been able to get in.
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htmldoc error: unable to open files - looking in wrong path

I try to use htmldoc under CentOS Stream Release 9. To install htmldoc I followed this site: https://snapcraft.io/install/htmldoc/centos Mainly I did the following commands: sudo yum install epel-...
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access to user settings of Chromium/Firefox SNAP packages

Do I have any chance to manage the settings of Chromium or Firefox when they are run via SNAP? I have a multiuser environment where I'd like to install ublock extension by default force it to use a ...
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How do I install specific old versions of snaps, and is there a way I can find their dependency versions ahead of time?

I'm trying to install snapcraft on a Beaglebone Blue, which is running: debian@beaglebone:~$ uname -a Linux beaglebone 4.19.94-ti-r42 #1buster SMP PREEMPT Tue Mar 31 19:38:29 UTC 2020 armv7l GNU/Linux ...
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/var/lib/snapd/snaps/*.snap: can't open blockdev errors keep coming back despite several tries to remove totally snap

I'm running Ubuntu 23.10 on a I9 cpu + Nvidia Geforce RTX 2080 ti and the driver 545 right now. Everything works great,but not snap. I've tried to remove it as soon as I have installed Ubuntu from ...
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How do I monitor a snap installation with Monitorix

In Monitorix config file, I'd usually input the process binary. With a snap installation such as Nextcloud, how would I use that in Monitorix? Thank you.
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Ubuntu's default Firefox does not play videos on after Ubuntu upgrade

A few days ago Ubuntu (22.04 LTS) showed me a message saying I can upgrade my OS (or something along those lines). I click on agree (any button that would let me proceed) and the upgrade took place (...
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Error: This revision of snap "codium" was published using classic confinement

Whenever I try to install vs codium from snap I get this warning message: error: This revision of snap "codium" was published using classic confinement and thus may perform ...
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Udemy snap store not working

The snap store app Udemy is not opening on my Linux notebook.. Is there a way to fix it? When I try to open it nothing happens
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"snap" apps in Debian 12 Plasma5 change the cursor

I had to install vlc and cctv-viewer using "snap" in Debian 12, as that OS doesn't support rtsp (real-time streaming protocol). The Plasma themed cursor is fine until it enters the app area, ...
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How to get snapcraft CLI on Arch Linux?

Following the instructions on https://snapcraft.io/docs/installing-snap-on-arch-linux, I've got a snap command on my computer. I can use the snap tool to login/etc, but I want to create a snap package ...
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How to install snap on Amazon Linux 2023

I'm trying to figure out who to install snap so that I can install snap packages like LXD and wifi-ap etc. snap doesn't appear to be in the base repository and amazon linux 2023 doesn't seem to have ...
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Snap: error: too early for operation, device not yet seeded or device model not acknowledged

I am trying to automate the installation of mysql-workbench-community and postman via snap. However, when I run snap install mysql-workbench-community --classic, I get the error error: too early for ...
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Why are there non-system users snap_daemon and snapd-range-524287-root with same rights as root user?

Who are snap_daemon and snapd-range-524287-root users, I didn't add, as shown in /etc/passwd, added as regular root users ( by snapd program? by Canonical ), who have the same sudo rights as my root ...
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How to install certbot via snap on Amazon Linux 2023

I am following this guide on how to Configure SSL/TLS on Amazon Linux 2023. It recommends to obtain a CA-signed certificate using Certbot. And to get Certbot, it's recommended to install Snap. I have ...
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Firefox won't open links with flatpak or snap application

Firefox that was installed by default doesn't open links with snap or flatpak applications installed on my system. As an example, I am trying to log in to Todoist application installed locally on my ...
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Cannot intall any software on Ubuntu 22.04

I'm new to ubuntu and installed Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS 64-bit and Gnome version 42.5. I installed linux alongside windows. The ubuntu version is required by my instructor in college. But when I tried to ...
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snapd version installed via package manager and snapd version displayed by snap --version are not the same

I'm using solus, the installed version of snapd according to software centre is 2.57.5-72 but snap --version shows snapd version as 2.51. any idea on how to sync the two? (I need >2.55 to install ...
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snapd service keeps disabling itself

I'm trying to install snapd using snap sudo snap install snapd, but i get the following error. error: cannot communicate with server: Post "http://localhost/v2/snaps/snapd": dial unix /run/...
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Remove snap partition

I am trying to get snap off of my Arch system and I think it is mostly gone, however, when I do lsblk I get the following: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINTS loop0 7:0 0 32....
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Cannot snap install podman on Ubuntu 20.04

The commands say it all: ~> sudo snap refresh All snaps up to date. ~> sudo snap install podman error: snap "podman" is not available on stable but is available to install on the ...
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Error installing john 1.9.0 using snap

I am trying to install john-the-ripper in Ubuntu 22.04 using the following command: sudo snap install john-the-ripper And I am getting the following error: Error: Cannot install "john-the-ripper&...
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Why snapd install failed?nothing provides bash-completion needed by snapd-2.57.6-2.el8.x86_64

I run command yum install snapd got Unable to read consumer identity This system is not registered with an entitlement server. You can use subscription-manager to register. Last metadata expiration ...
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How to use snapd with sysVinit?

I want to test anbox on mxlinux to see if it can run some of the android apps I use in a decent way. The problem is that anbox uses snapd, and these two work only with Systemd. I tried working with ...
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Is the software for the server of https://snapcraft.io/ closed or open source?

I keep hearing different things from different people, some people are telling me that the reason people don't like snaps is because the software that runs the server for https://snapcraft.io/ is ...
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How to disable PyCharm pending snap update notifications?

I often see messages from snapd indicating that PyCharm has an upcoming update (see example attached below), and I'd like to prevent these from appearing on my desktop. PyCharm is the only application ...
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Is the snaps package manager a deamon?

I understand what a deamon is, and I understand that snapd is a deamon that runs in the background. Is the literal package manager that runs snap packs snapd? Is it a deamon, and if so, why? Why is ...
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why I cannot enable gui for some applications for example gnu octave?

I connect remotely with ssh -XY. I use xauth to merge the cookies. I can open kate, gedit without any problem. However, I cannot open octave. The octave is a snap application. But kate is also a snap ...
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ffmpeg (via snap) when run with root can't access directories owned by other users

When I run the following command: /snap/bin/ffmpeg -y -rtsp_transport udp -i 'rtsp://url' -vf scale=1024:-1 -ss 00:00:01 -vframes 1 /home/administrator/camera1/preview.jpg It takes a snapshot of the ...
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How to fix snapd darktable with photos on NFS mount access denied?

I have all my photos on a separate (local) NFS server which is mounted at /home/majira_home. I have been using this setup for years with darktable. But after I installed darktable from snap (sudo snap ...
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How to disable snap package warning for root user? [closed]

I would like to disable the following warning for the root user. You are trying to start Visual Studio Code as a super user which isn't recommended. If this was intended, please add the argument `--no-...
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systemd make service A to start B

I installed docker with snap. Every time snap updates docker, snap.docker.dockerd (default) service gets stopped and started after some time. I have a docker-compose app running so every update my app ...
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Pycharm snap folder empty, how to create desktop file

I installed Pycharm community edition by: sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic The IDE has been installed and it's working fine, but now I wanted to create a desktop file in order to add it ...
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Convert terminal tables into csv or json

Does a tool exist to convert tables on the command line like snap list or flatpak list into csv or json ouput. I imagine it like this: <name> "snap list" --csv
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How to fix error Code bin root/go/bin not a valid identifier?

Trying to install chainlink on my laptop I had to install go. Doing so i think i have done something wrong and now i having error message each time I open ubuntu terminal which contents the following: ...
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Cannot run snap applications on MX Linux

On my MX Linux 21 KDE, I cannot run the snap applications. This is what happens when I run snap run authy: /user.slice/user-1000.slice/session-3.scope is not a snap cgroup And this is the output of ...
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Rsync command not copying files from /snap dir

I made an rsync backup of my Ubuntu 22.04 OS as it was running in a Raspberry Pi. The backup is made to an image file partitioned and formatted the same as the SD Card. Later I mount the backup image ...
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How do I see what version of certain libraries are being used by a snap package

I'm trying to determine what version of MESA the latest firefox snap package is using. Is there a way this can be done?
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/run/udev/tags/ on a Kubuntu VM: Cannot remove 'snap_firefox_firefox' after uninstalling Firefox. What are these files?

I am trying to completely uninstall Firefox in a VM, which I did via: snap disable firefox snap remove --purge firefox But an FSearch query turned up the following: There is next to nothing on the ...
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Notepad++ has stopped working

I am new to Linux, having previously been a Windows-only user. I installed Notepad++ two months ago and everything has been working fine. Then, out of the blue, today it has stopped working and will ...
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Running `ncdu .` yields: "Error: could not open /var/lib/snapd/void". Why?

Running: sudo snap remove ncdu sudo snap install ncdu sudo chmod -R 777 * sudo ncdu . gives the error lqqqError!qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqk x ...
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Can't install anything using snap in ubuntu

So, I was trying to install VS Code: sudo snap install code --classic But I got the following error: error: cannot communicate with server: Post http://localhost/v2/snaps/code: dial unix /run/snapd....
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How to disable Filelight showing /snap/ directories?

Running Filelight shows many /snap/ directories even when excluded in Settings>Configure Filelight>Scanning tab>"Do not scan these folders:" list. This exclusion does not stop the ...
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