How to install snapd
on Linux Mint

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Daemon and tooling that enable snap packages

Install, configure, refresh and remove snap packages. Snaps are 'universal' packages that work across many different Linux systems, enabling secure distribution of the latest apps and utilities for cloud, servers, desktops and the internet of things.

Start with 'snap list' to see installed snaps.

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5 June 2019

Install instructions for snaps on Linux Mint

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 is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install snapd

To install snapd, 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.