[lubuntu-devel] Fwd: [lubuntu-users] "Update pending for Firefox snap"???

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 13:19:20 UTC 2022

Den 2022-07-31 kl. 18:28, skrev Aaron Rainbolt:
> Somehow I accidentally emailed Fritz directly rather than replying to
> the whole mailing list (thanks GMail).
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Aaron Rainbolt <arraybolt3 at gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 11:27 AM
> Subject: Re: [lubuntu-users] "Update pending for Firefox snap"???
> To: Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 10:53 AM Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Folks:
>> Booted up in Lubuntu kinetic today and I once again get an error message about "update for Firefox snap, close app in the next 13 days"????
>> I have "closed the app" numerous times over the last month or so and still getting this error message . . . what's up with that message??
>> I run weekly apt updates on the system, with autoremove, etc . . . system isn't clearing this error.
> Welcome to the default Firefox Snap in action.
> Firefox is delivered as a snap by default in Ubuntu 22.04 and all
> flavors (including Lubuntu). Snaps are designed to auto-update,
> however if your browser is open when Snap is ready to update it, it
> will not update in order to avoid causing havoc. If you're still
> getting this message even after a month, you're probably getting the
> updates like you should, but the message is rather annoying.
> To force the snap to update when you want it to, press Ctrl+Alt+T to
> open a terminal, and run "sudo snap refresh". This will update all
> your Snaps, including Firefox. (If for some reason you only want to
> update just Firefox, "sudo snap refresh firefox" will do that, though
> it may also update snap dependencies if necessary.)

Hi Aaron,

Thanks for these clarifying instructions about snaps :-)

Best regards

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