How to install Snap Store
on elementary OS

Snap Store snap

Snap Store

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Snap Store is a graphical desktop application for discovering, installing and managing snaps on Linux.

Snap Store showcases featured and popular applications with useful descriptions, ratings, reviews and screenshots.

Applications can be found either through browsing categories or by searching.

Snap Store can also be used to switch channels, view and alter snap permissions and view and submit reviews and ratings.

Snap Store is based on GNOME Software, optimized for the Snap experience.

Details for Snap Store

License
GPL-2.0+
Last updated
12 August 2019

Enable snaps on elementary OS and install Snap Store

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap can be installed on elementary OS from the command line. Open Terminal from the Applications launcher and type the following:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Snap Store

To install Snap Store, simply use the following command:

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Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

Interested to find out more about snaps? Want to publish your own application? Visit snapcraft.io now.