Flatpak Officially Announced For "Next Generation Linux Applications"
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 21 June 2016 at 04:44 PM EDT. 90 Comments
GNOME --
Coinciding with today's release of Fedora 24 is the official debut of Flatpak, formerly known as XDG-App.

Flatpak is being presented as the new framework for desktop applications on Linux and is now ready for general availability.

Flatpak aims to work cross0distribution, provide tighter security over traditional Linux package managers, and other capabilities.

More details via today's announcement at Flatpak.org and Christian Schaller's blog post.
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