@vidyasagar I have a server from a hosting provider.
> [Snaps] can lead to severe security issues
I disagree. Have you seen how a snap is built using @snapcraftio tool? It can (among other things) directly pull from the latest stable tags of any GitHub repository, whenever you build it. I even believe @ubuntu offers a service to automatically refresh snaps in the snap store whenever a new commit or tag is pushed to any of the constituent repositories. That's way more up-to-date than most traditional repositories.
> [Snaps are] really only a thing in Ubuntu
I disagree. Look at https://docs.snapcraft.io/installing-snapd/6735 . It's like saying GNOME Shell is only a thing in Fedora because the majority of design and development is done by Red Hat employees.
from a system administration standpoint, when some library needs a security patch, you patch your source, then recompile and install that library. Only in one place, then anything dependent on that library uses the patched .so file.
In your model, every single program has it's own set of libraries and it's own full operating system, so when something needs patches, you have to patch every single program on the entire system separately. There is a reason *nix does not copy Windows in this regard.
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