Flatpak 1.4 Released With I/O Improvements, Other Updates For Sandboxed Linux Apps
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 28 May 2019 at 09:21 AM EDT. 10 Comments
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Red Hat's Alexander Larsson has just released Flatpak 1.4.0 as the new stable version of this Linux application sandboxing tech formerly known as XDG-App.

Flatpak 1.4 is a stable release building off the changes in the 1.3 unstable series. This release brings support for sandboxed DConf, faster generating of the AppStream branch on large repositories, a custom FUSE file-system for avoiding unnecessary I/O and other speed improvements, a new permission for smart cards, and other changes.

Source downloads and other information on the new Flatpak 1.4 are available from GitHub.
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