Ubuntu 17.10: Install Flatpak for application container

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1 Install flatpak

Install flatpak package with apt.

$ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak$ sudo apt update -y$ sudo apt install -y flatpak

2 Install runtime

Install runtime after importing GPG key. The org.gnome.Platform is runtime for running application. The org.gnome.Sdk is runtime for developing application.

$ wget flatpak –user remote-add –gpg-import=gnome-sdk.gpg gnome flatpak –user install gnome org.gnome.Platform 3.24$ flatpak –user install gnome org.gnome.Sdk 3.24

3 Install application

Install application after importing GPG key. This article installs org.gnome.gedit.

$ flatpak –user remote-add –gpg-import=gnome-sdk.gpg gnome-apps flatpak –user install gnome-apps org.gnome.gedit stable

Run org.gnome.gedit.

$ flatpak run org.gnome.gedit –versiongedit – Version 3.22.0

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