Thinking of installing snap on Debian due to scarcity of snap packages for armhf

Luther Goh Lu Feng elfgoh at
Tue Jan 3 16:26:27 UTC 2017

On Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:08 AM, Leo Arias <leo.arias at> wrote:

> That sounds like a good solution. If debian works for you, we are
working to release there every new version of snapd and to make sure
that all the snaps work without a problem. If you install a classic
debian or ubuntu armhf, you can mix snaps and debs according to your
needs. Or you could also use an Ubuntu Core system, and enable the
classic mode to install debs.

Thanks for suggesting enabling Ubuntu classic mode to install debs. I most certainly haven't thought of that! I don't mean to be provocative, but aside from debian and ubuntu having differing philosophies, what are the very apparent pros and cons of a 

- Ubuntu core + snaps via classic mode
- Debian + snaps via snap

-- Luther

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