Canonical’s Michael Vogt from the Snappy Team was proud to announce the release and general availability of the Snapd 2.27 Snappy daemon for Ubuntu Linux and other supported GNU/Linux distributions.
Coming exactly three months after the release of Snapd 2.26, which received no less than 11 maintenance updates during this time, Snapd 2.27 is a major version that adds numerous improvements and new features, but also fixes some of those annoying issues reported by users lately.
We’ll start with the interface support, as Snapd 2.27 introduces two new interfaces, namely greengrass-support and password-manager-service. On the other hand, it updates the mir, unity, network-control, screen-inhibit-control, default, system-observe, optical-observe, and default interfaces.
A few options and commands were added as well in this release. For example, there’s now a “–listswitch” option implemented in the “snap watch” and “snap abort” command, and it also looks like there are n… (read more)


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