Snappy and Ubuntu Desktop

Nick McCloud nick at
Tue Apr 21 11:31:29 UTC 2015

> On 21 Apr 2015, at 11:49, Oliver Grawert <ogra at> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 21.04.2015, 11:24 +0100 schrieb Nick McCloud:
>> My understanding of the project is that having a full desktop environment is not a use case it is designed. If you could get a snap together that had a desktop environment in it, it would be mighty similar to an LTS release with additional controls on the update mechanism.
> pretty much the exact opposite is the case, snappy is the future of
> Ubuntu everywhere (even on the desktop) ... if we say Convergence we
> actually mean that you run *exactly* the same OS on *all* devices.
> Convergence isn't just "uuh, my app adapts to a different form
> factor" ;) 

Fair enough but I really didn’t get that from the initial scan of the marketing blurb - I’ll re-read it!

And on the topic of web pages - per my email from yesterday, how might I best relay corrections to the Getting started, Using snappy and Build snaps pages? 


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