Snap-Based Ubuntu Desktop To Be Launched In 2024

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In 2015, snap-based, immutable Ubuntu Core was launched to cater to IoT, embedded devices, etc. 

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Canonical's Oliver Grawert has confirmed the release of two distinct versions of Ubuntu's long-term support - Debian and immutable, snap-based version.

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Fedora Silverblue and EndlessOS are examples of a few immutable desktop OS.

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Their major advantage over traditional OSes are that they provide enhanced security, reliable read-only mechanism and seamless reversal of changes.

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Majority of Ubuntu's desktop components are undergoing a snap update alongside the Linux printing stack, CUPS.

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Can a snap-based desktop unleash the possibilities within the packaging format?

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