Snapcraft GUI 3.0 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Snapcraft GUI 3.0 recently released, is a graphical user interface to the Snapcraft command-line tool for creating Snap packages, and the latest release, Snapcraft GUI 3.0, is available to implement a “Recent Project” functionality, as well as a Project Notes feature that lets you write and save notes for your Snapcraft projects.


Snapcraft GUI 3.0 changelog

  • Recent Project manager
  • Project notes
  • Features improvements
  • An example snapcraft.yaml built in snapcraft-gui just to build a snap and test all features and commands
  • Check for updates on startup, to ensure the user is running the latest version of the tool
  • Add an icon to gui
  • New syntax highlighter
  • Editor now have settings which are saved and loaded in next session.

See for more changes in detail.

How to Install Snapcraft GUI 3.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 and and Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

sudo apt-get install gdebi

sudo gdebi snapcraft-gui_3.0_amd64.deb


How to build Snapcraft GUI 3.0 from source package on Ubuntu 16.04 and and Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak

git clone

cd snapcraft-qt/



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