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21 Jun 21:52

Linux’s RPM/deb split could be replaced by Flatpak vs. snap

by Jon Brodkin

(credit: xkcd)

Linux developers are going to have more than one choice for building secure, cross-distribution applications.

Ubuntu's "snap" applications recently went cross-platform, having been ported to other Linux distros including Debian, Arch, Fedora, and Gentoo. The goal is to simplify packaging of applications. Instead of building a deb package for Ubuntu and an RPM for Fedora, a developer could package the application as a snap and have it installed on just about any Linux distribution.

But Linux is always about choice, and snap isn't the only contender to replace traditional packaging systems. Today, the developers of Flatpak (previously called xdg-app) announced general availability for several major Linux distributions, with a pointer to instructions for installing on Arch, Debian, Fedora, Mageia, and Ubuntu.

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07 Jun 15:46

(via ashley banks)

(via ashley banks)

02 Jun 16:25

Longest game of fetch, ever. (via future_lard/jeggasyn)

Longest game of fetch, ever. (via future_lard/jeggasyn)

02 Jun 13:50

Ninja the cow returns to Parliament Hill in tractor parade for ongoing dairy protest

by Chloé Fedio
Dairy protest cow

Quebec and Ontario dairy farmers returned to Parliament Hill with their tractors and a cow this morning, snarling Ottawa traffic in another rally demanding stricter controls on cross-border trade and compensation for international agreements they say have left them at a disadvantage.

22 May 00:22

Spotted in Tallahassee. (via 1620somewhere)

Spotted in Tallahassee. (via 1620somewhere)

03 May 00:20

(via CaptainCaplin)

12 Apr 17:28

(via tastefactory)



(via tastefactory)

10 Apr 00:01

sonoanthony: My co worker brought her dog to work


My co worker brought her dog to work

08 Apr 15:05

(via captainhowdy27)

05 Apr 22:48

How to scar someone for life.

How to scar someone for life.

04 Apr 18:22



02 Apr 15:51

These jowls were made for flappin’. [video]

These jowls were made for flappin’. [video]

29 Mar 20:36

“A British man who took a selfie with the EygptAir hijacker...

“A British man who took a selfie with the EygptAir hijacker while being held hostage sent messages to his friend in which he bragged: ‘You know your boy doesn’t f**k about. Turn on the news lad!!!'” - Daily Mail (full story)

28 Mar 19:00

(photos via EverythingFerns)

(photos via EverythingFerns)

09 May 19:52


by Reza


28 Apr 17:43

it was all worth it

it was all worth it

31 Mar 15:24

Hilarious and sophomoric collection of crass tourist photos (NSFW)

by David Pescovitz





More here. (via Neatorama)


15 Feb 19:29


by Reza


02 Feb 14:30

Toy mice terrorize sleeping cat

by David Pescovitz


images from @mimo (via Laughing Squid)


08 Sep 05:47

Tee of the day

by biotv
Buttman t-shirt
Buy it here

16 Sep 07:27

The Scurvy Dog

by Doug

The Scurvy Dog

Pirate week continues! Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming up on Sept 19th! Yarrrrr!

13 Jul 19:48

catsbeaversandducks: Donald Purrump 1. Brush your cat 2. Form...


Donald Purrump 

1. Brush your cat
2. Form the hair you brushed into a toupee
3. Place toupee on cat
4. Share!

(photos via Trump Your Cat)

05 Jul 02:30

4gifs: Puppy clown car. [video]


Puppy clown car. [video]

18 Aug 07:01

Life’s Work

by Doug
31 Jul 04:00


It's probably for the best. Since Roombas are native to North America, it's illegal for Americans to keep them in their houses under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
10 Jun 18:20


05 Jun 20:36


03 Jun 07:01

Go Team

by Doug
01 Jun 15:51


23 May 06:49

iheartchaos: Dear future archaeologists…


Dear future archaeologists…