Why Universal Linux Apps are GREAT!



Universal Linux Apps/Packages (Flatpaks, Snaps, AppImages) seem to get a lot of hate in the Linux community, but why?! In this video, I talk about why this type of technology is not only necessary, but a good thing.

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# Individual Sections:
00:00 – Intro
01:55 – What are Universal apps?
03:55 – What’s wrong with the old way?
11:17 – Don’t they use more hard drive space?
13:55 – Theming Issues
14:53 – What are the types of Universal Apps available?
15:09 – AppImages
18:28 – About snap packages being “forced” on people
20:34 – Snap packages, do they take longer to launch?
21:46 – Are snap packages proprietary?
22:58 – Flatpaks
24:45 – Closing thoughts

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