Ubuntu is a Linux operating system. It is open for device users as well as third-party developers to experiment with the system. The main motive of the system is to provide tools as per user convenience in the language they desire to use in. The software is also open to various customizations and improvements. The latest version of Ubuntu is Ubuntu 20.04.
Unfortunately, the latest Ubuntu system takes away an important feature that was used by a lot of people. One can no longer install or re-install Flatpak applications. Though the latest Ubuntu is an open-source project, users can no longer directly download access Flatpak apps anymore. The main reason behind this disability is because Ubuntu’s Software Center was switched from being a .deb version of GNOME Software to a snap app. So, the snap application cannot let the .deb version function, which is Flatpak.
Therefore, the official Flatpak instructions to install and uninstall in Ubuntu will not work anymore. So, here we are with a guide on how to install the same without any restrictions. Also, the reason why the switch of software happened is claimed to be due to the updates. A faster way of pushing updates and features seem to find its perfect way via the snap app.
Install Flatpak on Ubuntu 20.04-
The simplest and easiest way to do this is by installing GNOME Software all over again. Follow the simple instructions given below.
Open the terminal app using “Ctrl + Alt + T” or from the app launcher. Run the following command:
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