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What makes Ubuntu Core's "Snaps" better than normal packages for IoT devices?

There are two advantages as far I know, here they are: First: Snap packages can bring their own dependencies with them. So no dependency hell. Second: Snap packages can be installed for one user ...
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What's the purpose of a gadget snap in Ubuntu Core?

According to developer.ubuntu.com, there are basically two purposes: - Declare hardware capabilities to the system Quoting from Ubuntu Documentation: The gadget snap is responsible for defining and ...
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Building an IoT product - what is the best way to avoid sharing in-house proprietary code?

First of all, note that I'm not a lawyer. Get one if you think you need legal advice. Licensing is one such area where I'd recommend one. Open source licenses vary greatly in what they allow. Let's ...
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