How to install Snapd and Snap Store on Fedora

Snappy is a package management system for snap packages and is a tool for managing installed snaps called snapd. Written by Go and c, and developed by Canonical. Snap packages are updated automatically and are cross-platform and have no dependencies. Currently Arch Linux, CentOS, Debian, Elementary OS, Fedora, Kali Linux, Linux Mint, Manjaro Linux, Pop! Supports over 20 Linux distributions including _OS, Raspbian, RHEL, Solus, Zorin OS. Snap Store is a graphical user interface for snap-based desktop applications. You can use it to discover, install, and manage snap applications on your system.

Install Snapd on fedora.

Open the terminal app (ctrl + alt + t) and run this snapd install command.

sudo dnf install snapd

Enter the Fedora user password. Once snapd is successfully installed, reboot your fedora system.

sudo reboot

Then run this command to enable classic snap support in fedora.

sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Then either log out and log in, or restart your system again. You can use this command to test the installed snap.

snap version

Now you are ready to install any snaps via the snappy package management system.

READ: How to install GDM, SDDM, LightDM Display Manager on Fedora

Install Snap Store on fedora.

You can now use this snapstore snap install command to install the snapstore on Fedora.

sudo snap install snap-store

Enter the password for the fedora user. that’s it. You can do it

snap-store

Fixed Snap app not loading fonts on Fedora and Arch Linux:

If you encounter font issues with the Snap store or snap app, run the following commands one at a time.

sudo rm /var/cache/fontconfig/*
rm ~/.cache/fontconfig/*

Then run the snap app again from the terminal.

snap-store

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