For any new freshly Ubuntu 20.04 downloaded and installed systems the Ubuntu's snap store should be part of the system by default. However, for any upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 system you might need to install the Snap Store manually.



In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install Snap Store
  • How to start Snap Store
Snap Store on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux Desktop
Snap Store on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux Desktop

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software Snap Store
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

How to install Snap Store on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions

  1. Open terminal window and enter the following command to install the Ubuntu Snap Store:
    $ sudo snap install snap-store
    

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  3. Once the Snap Store installation is completed you can start the Snap Store from your application menu or be execution of the following command from your terminal:
    $ snap-store
    
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