Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Tue Jun 7 11:14:38 UTC 2016

Hi Vasili

On 07/06/16 19:43, Alekseenko Vasilii wrote:
> 1) snap packages classified in Ubuntu Store like deb (Main,
> Restricted, Universe, Multiverse)?

No, they are all the same. We would like to tag some of them to indicate
source availability etc, patches welcome.

> 2) May I compile app and send in Ubuntu Store without open source?


> 3) Application in snap package requested "Network Interfaces". Maybe
> app later fetch evil-library from evil-host?

Possibly, but then it will run inside the same confinement as the app.
It could to evil things with the data you feed the app, but should not
see any other app's data.

> 4) Where guarantee what author packed application rather than evil-man
> packed with backdoor?

We're using GPG signatures.

> 5) Evidently, Snap packages are all-sufficient. Average snap should be
> bigger than average deb. Why Krita in snap package ~100 мб, but Krita
> in deb package with their dependency ~500 mb?

Good question  :)

> 6) What is analogous to command "apt-get autoclean" ? Who clears
> folder /var/lib/snapd/snaps/ ?

The snaps are removed automatically when they are no longer needed for

> 7) Sqiud snap package now available. When LAMP/LEMP turn is?

When you submit it! Or when someone else does.

> 8) I don't need older version application. How I may remove older
> revision?

The system gardens this automatically for you :)


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