Manage Flatpak, Snap, and AppImage packages with bauh


If you use more than one of the package formats managed by bauh, using this versatile package manager offers various benefits. The program saves time managing and updating the installed apps or libraries. Bauh also suggests alternatives to the programs you search for. There are many undiscovered treasures hidden away in the depths of various app hubs. And if you end up with something you don't like, you can quickly remove it without a trace thanks to bauh; this is not so easy to do safely with conventional package management systems.

Bauh's appearance could do with an upgrade, but this does not affect the functionality. One feature I would like to see is the ability to change the access rights of applications on the host from the sandbox directly in bauh to determine which services and applications a Flatpak can access.

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Ferdinand Thommes lives and works as a Linux developer, freelance writer, and tour guide in Berlin.

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