Clasen: Continuing To Push Modularity On The Linux Desktop
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 7 June 2016 at 03:39 PM EDT. 34 Comments
Matthias Clasen, well known Fedora / GNOME contributor at Red Hat, has written a blog post about the ongoing modularity work in the Linux desktop realm.

Clasen's blog post covers the continuing modularity of the desktop and the goal to "make it easier to get desktop applications from application developers to users."

A big part of this push is via Flatpak (formerly known as XDG-App) and work they've been doing to GNOME Software and more.

You can find out more via Clasen's blog. "We have been working towards this goal for quite a while, with the Wayland port and gnome-software as a non-package-centric installer. What I’ve outlined above is more or less the architecture of the Flatpak system (formerly known as xdg-app). It is not 100% fleshed out yet, but enough pieces are in place now that you can try it out and e.g. install a nightly build of libreoffice that works on both Fedora and Ubuntu."
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