Since not everyone has a unlimited data plan, shouldn’t be possible for a user to download an app from uAppExplorer for offline install and lately be able to update?
Yeah, try this:
$ snap download hello-world Fetching snap "hello-world" Fetching assertions for "hello-world" kyrofa@Pandora:~$ sudo snap ack hello-world_27.assert kyrofa@Pandora:~$ sudo snap install hello-world_27.snap hello-world 6.3 from 'canonical' installed kyrofa@Pandora:~$ snap list Name Version Rev Developer Notes <snip> hello-world 6.3 27 canonical -
Note that this will provide the ability to update. All you need are the snap and the assertion provided by
Ok for a normal user to know this would be a lot harder. I think downloading from uAppExplorer is easy for any user keep the file on a folder and not needing to assert the file like .deb files.
(Note that uAppExplorer is a third-party website: we have no control over it.)
Partially solves the problem but, is better than nothing.