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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

I have the same situation since yesterday morning. So far I haven't any solution but I found this: According to Hector R on this issue on GitLab Step1 flatpak install org.freedesktop.Platform/...
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Flatpak apps not showing up in app menu

This is probably a bug that will be fixed soon. In the meantime you can launch Flatpak applications from the terminal. First execute flatpak list to get the list of you applications. Then run your ...
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Flatpak and Sideload possible serious bug

Okay, answering this rather than deleting it, just in case any other users get this confused like I did. Escalation is not necessary because this is installing apps as the user.
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What's the advantage to using sideload over flatpak over the appcenter?

After you install a Flatpak app via sideload then all apps from the Flatpak repo you downloaded it from (flathub.org) will show up in AppCenter so you shouldn't need to use sideload for subsequent ...
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Do flatpak programs provide auto-updates?

Yes! I was prompted and installed a few updates for a few of my flatpak apps. In fact, I updated Visual Studio Code after being prompted this morning.
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

what I recommend you is to try to do this using command lines. Open your terminal application and execute flatpak update ! without sudo, otherwise you will receive an error message. Another option ...
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Starting firefox installed via flatpak creates two icons in task bar

I had the same problem, but this Reddit thread explained the problem, pointing toward this answer to solve it. This is a generic problem with Flatpak apps. Follow the second link to solve the problem. ...
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Geary: mail - Broken Theme and icons

You're right, it does look pretty bad. This appears to be some quirk when using the elementary icon theme with Geary. It's possible to set the GTK_THEME to the Adwaita icon theme which looks much ...
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How do I install flatpak apps systemwide via command-line?

You have to add remotes separately for user and system installations. This same thing caused me a bit of confusion. The error message you received indicates that you probably just need to set up a ...
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Flatpak support not enabled

First, make sure your system is up-to-date: sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade After that, install the sideload package: sudo apt install io.elementary.sideload Now, you'll be able to ...
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Does Epiphany/Web support profiles, and if so, where should they be stored?

edit: Figured it out myself, the solution is to go into System Settings→Applications→Permissions and give Gnome Web access to Home & System folders! Leaving this here in case anyone else has this ...
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How to get elementaryOS Odin 6.0 FlatPak Apps to Use the system Dark Theme?

I also needed to install a dark theme to flatpak with flatpak install flathub org.gtk.Gtk3theme.Adwaita-dark Then using flatpak list to get the application ID... Then the following command to ...
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How to get elementaryOS Odin 6.0 FlatPak Apps to Use the system Dark Theme?

You can force to use dark stylesheet using Pantheon Tweaks which will create new local settings under ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini with content below. [Settings] gtk-application-prefer-dark-theme=1
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Why elementary platform is installed multiple times? Should I remove all oldest?

That's the problem with the sandboxed environment. You can have three small apps that you use daily, like an image viewer, PDF viewer, and music app. These three apps together can use a few tens of ...
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Why elementary platform is installed multiple times? Should I remove all oldest?

Just use $flatpak uninstall --unused. as per david's suggestion
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How can I install Viber desktop missing module?

I am using elementaryOS 7 and found the file to change at this location: /usr/share/applications/viber.desktop The line should be: Exec=env QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE="" /opt/viber/Viber %u
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Viber 18.2.0.2 doesn't launch after update eOS 6.1

It seemed there is a bug in QT: https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-99889. To launch, try the command: env QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE= flatpak run com.viber.Viber
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Neovim flatpak version 0.5.0 don't work

If the Neovim application is not starting, then there is likely a missing dependency that needs to be installed on your computer. Here is how you can find out the problem: Open Terminal (if it's not ...
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Flatpak apps with System-wide installation in AppCenter

It is possible to manage system-wide Flatpaks from within AppCenter. You have to add a system remote to make this functionality available. To add Flathub as a system remote you would use the following ...
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Flatpak apps with System-wide installation in AppCenter

It is not currently possible. However, there is ongoing work to support this. I can't give a specific date as to when that feature would be ready, but I would hope it would be complete by the release ...
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

Here's how I solved the flatpak update issue. Update faltpak in Terminal. flatpak update One package org.freedesktop.Platform.GL.default found but got error when update. List the installed package....
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

@Travis So the conclusion is "No luck either though.". Actually it's my first time when I had update elementary os trouble. I think that elementary os creators should read elementaryos.stackexchange....
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Flatpak support not enabled

What I am doing is going to FlatHub (https://flathub.org/home), find the app I need, and install it. Like this,
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