Nextcloud 20: One private cloud to rule them all by @sjvn for @ZDNet!
@nextcloud Now we wait for the snap to update.
>snap install nextcloud
Done, your done, that’s it. No updates, no maintenance, nothing. It just magically works all the time and you never need fuss over it. This might not be true of all snaps, but certainly the nextcloud snaps are exceptionally well done. I’m not here to make a point about my technical excellence, I just want the service.
@happymoomoo Flatpaks are just shit though, nothing good about them that I’ve ever seen.
Honestly, snaps for desktop usage seem pointless and bad to me. They are great for fire-and-forget server stuff though.
But flatpaks are just nonsense, they aren’t solving the problem they were intended too, and just end up leaving outdated crap around.
There one, single, usage is for non-AUR distros for when a developer releases a new package that isn’t broadly available in distro repos yet — and that’s only best done as a temporary thing until the next release cycle puts in them the repo properly.
Possibly proprietary software — like if Adobe ever ported to Linux a flatpak would be logical for that case. But for 99.9% of the time they are a step backwards.
I really like nextcloud and all, but seriously:
„One private cloud to rule them all“?
Please reconsider using this LOTR metaphor for marketing purposes.
The whole idea of FLOSS is about NOT having one of a kind ruling all others but having freedom of choice? 🤔
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