[lubuntu-users] Lubuntu 20.04

Aere Greenway aere at dvorak-keyboards.com
Thu Apr 30 16:38:38 UTC 2020

On 4/30/20 10:34 AM, Parke wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 9:22 AM Aere Greenway <aere at dvorak-keyboards.com> wrote:
>> But a big thing I notice, is that I have installed software from the
>> Ubuntu repository (Chromium, for example), yet it doesn't appear
>> anywhere in the application menu/launcher - not even in the Debian area.
>> What do I need to do to make the software I've installed, appear in the
>> menu?
> I don't know how to fix it, but a likely cause is that between 18.04
> and 20.04, Ubuntu started providing Chromium via a snap package rather
> than a traditional .deb package.
> Ubuntu moved Chromium to a snap package so that they only have to
> maintain one snap package for all currently supported releases of
> Ubuntu.
> Can you manually add an item to the launcher?  That might be the simplest fix.

If I knew how to add an item to the launcher manually, I could probably 
do it.  It would be a useful thing to know.


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