Snap how-to guides

If you have a specific goal, but are already familiar with snaps, our How-to guides have more in-depth detail than our tutorials and can be applied to a broader set of applications. They’ll help you achieve an end result but may require you to understand and adapt the steps to fit your specific requirements.

Manage updates Control when snaps update, or hold an update indefinitely
Connect interfaces Control exactly what a snap can access, and what it can’t
Configure snaps Learn how to set options for your servers and daemons
Managing snaps
Create data snapshots Make a copy of a snap’s user, system and configuration data
Use quota resources Set processor and memory resource limits on your snaps
Control services Start, stop and restart snapped background services