User:lao/Drafts/Snapd

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snapd is the daemon for Snap, a package manager.

Installation

Important
Snapd requires some kernel configuration and the installation of AppArmor in order to properly contain snap packages. Otherwise, bugs may occur.

USE flags

USE flags for app-emulation/snapd Service and tools for management of snap packages

apparmor Enable AppArmor support.
cgroup-hybrid Default to hybrid (legacy) cgroup hierarchy instead of unified (modern).
forced-devmode Automatically disable application confinement if feature detection fails.
gtk Add support for x11-libs/gtk+ (The GIMP Toolkit)
kde Add support for software made by KDE, a free software community
systemd Enable use of systemd-specific libraries and features like socket activation or session tracking

Emerge

Install app-emulation/snapd:

root #emerge --ask app-emulation/snapd