How to Install Flatpak Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS Easy Guide

March 17, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Flatpak Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic

Hello Kubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Flatpak in Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS GNU/Linux.

First, Flatpak for Kubuntu is a technology for Building, Distributing, Installing and Running Linux Apps.

And Flatpak is primarily targeted at the Linux Desktop, although it can also be used as the basis for application distribution in other contexts, such as embedded systems.

Finally, Flatpak has been designed and implemented with a number of Goals:

  • Allow applications to be installed on any Linux distribution.
  • Provide consistent environments for applications, to facilitate testing and reduce bugs.
  • Decouple applications from the operating system, so that applications don’t depend on specific versions of each distribution.
  • Allow applications to bundle their own Dependencies, so that they can use libraries that aren’t provided by a Linux distribution, and so they can depend on specific versions or even patched versions of a library.
  • Increase the security of Linux desktops, by isolating applications in sandboxes.

Especially Relevant: Flatpak is already on the Kubuntu Repo, but it’s Recommended to Get Installed the Latest Version as shown here Below.

Install Flatpak Kubuntu 18.04 - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Flatpak Kubuntu 18.04 - Open Terminal
  2. Then Add Flatpak Kubuntu PPA

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak
    sudo apt update
  3. Finally, Install Flatpak

    sudo apt install flatpak
  4. How to Getting-Started Searching & Installing Flatpak Apps

    Flatpak Apps Installation Quick Start Guide

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