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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


hpr2811 :: Interview with Alan Pope

In this episode, Yannick talks with Alan Pope about snaps, snapcraft and all things related

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Hosted by Yannick on 2019-05-13 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: ubuntu, snap, snapcraft, flatpack, linux, appimage, alan pope, popey.
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Part of the series: Interviews

HPR Correspondents bring you Interviews from interesting people and projects

A few years ago, when you wanted to install a package on your Linux system, you had to grab the source code, and the nightmare began. But nowadays, this is over. You have deb files, and snaps, and flatpacks, and many other package formats available. On this episode, I was joined by Alan Pope, from Canonical, to talk about one of them in particular : snaps.


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