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3.2.4. flatpak

Software that is installed using flatpaks is managed separately from the main package management tools described earlier.

A popular source for flatpaks is Flathub. Salix comes with a GUI helper tool, flatpakref-installer to install software that way.

You may use the flatpak command like tool to manage your flatpak software.

To install a flatpak you can run a command like the following:

  flatpak install flathub org.kde.krita

You will find this command in the respective webpage of the software you'd like to install in Flathub.

To run software that is installed through flatpaks your run something like this:

  flatpak run org.kde.krita

This command is also available in the software's page in Flathub. But a menu entry is usually added, so you don't have to remember that.

To get a list of installed flatpaks, you may run:

  flatpak list

To update all of your flatpaks to their latest version, you can run:

  flatpak update

Uninstalling a flatpak is possible by:

  flatpak uninstall org.kde.krita

You may find more information about the flatpak command by running:

  man flatpak


  flatpak --help