Sep 12 – 14, 2022
Europe/Dublin timezone

Sandboxing/Containerizing alternatives to Snap for Printer Applications or CUPS

Sep 14, 2022, 6:00 PM
"Meeting 1&2" (Clayton Hotel on Burlington Road)

"Meeting 1&2"

Clayton Hotel on Burlington Road

Open Printing MC Open Printing MC


Michael Sweet (Lakeside Robotics Corporation) Till Kamppeter (OpenPrinting / Canonical) Valentin Viennot (Canonical)


There are Snaps of CUPS and 5 Printer Applications, but Snap has also disadvantages, most prominently the one-and-only Snap Store and also that some desktop apps start up slowly. Are there alternatives to create distribution-independent packages, especially of Printer Applications? Docker? Flatpak? AppImage? …?

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Till Kamppeter (OpenPrinting / Canonical)

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