Cloud Unpacked DynDNS is a dynamic DNS client that uses VPS cloud providers such as Linode for DNS. This tool allows pointing a DNS hostname such as home.example.com to an IP address that may change regularly. The typical scenario is having a domain name point to your home IP address however those that travel a lot would find it useful as well.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
Install Cloud Unpacked DynDNS
To install Cloud Unpacked DynDNS, simply use the following command: