How to Install Flatpak Mageia 6 Easy Guide

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

Install Flatpak Mageia 6

Hello Mageia User! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Flatpak in Mageia 6 GNU/Linux.

First, Flatpak for Mageia 6 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.

Furthermore, 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: there are 2 Ways for Installing Flatpak on Mageia, by the Command Line or with the Mageia 1-Click Installation Procedure.

Install Flatpak Mageia 6 - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Flatpak Mageia 6 - Open Terminal
  2. Finally, Install Flatpak
    By dnf:

    sudo dnf install flatpak

    Or instead with urpmi:

    sudo urpmi flatpak

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