flatpak-flatpakrepo man page

flatpak-flatpakrepo ā€” Reference to a remote

Description

Flatpak uses flatpakrepo files to share information about remotes. The flatpakrepo file contains enough information to add the remote. Use the flatpak remote-add --from command to do so.

flatpakrepo files may also contain additional information that is useful when displaying a remote to the user, e.g. in an app store.

The filename extension commonly used for flatpakrepo files is .flatpakrepo.

File Format

The flatpakrepo file is using the same .ini file format that is used for systemd unit files or application .desktop files.

[Flatpak Repo]

All the information is contained in the [Flatpak Repo] group.

The following keys can be present in this group:

Version (uint64)

The version of the file format, must be 1 if present.

Url (string)

The url for the remote. This key is mandatory.

GPGKey (string)

The base64-encoded gpg key for the remote.

DefaultBranch (string)

The default branch to use for this remote.

Title (string)

The title of the remote. This should be a user-friendly name that can be displayed e.g. in an app store.

Comment (string)

A short summary of the remote, for display e.g. in an app store.

Description (string)

A longer description of the remote, for display e.g. in an app store..

Icon (string)

The url for an icon that can be used to represent the remote.

Homepage (string)

The url of a webpage describing the remote.

Example

[Flatpak Repo]
Title=GEdit
Url=http://sdk.gnome.org/repo-apps/
GPGKey=mQENBFUUCGcBCAC/K9WeV4xCaKr3NKRqPXeY5mpaXAJyasLqCtrDx92WUgbu0voWrhohNAKpqizod2dvzc/XTxm3rHyIxmNfdhz1gaGhynU75Qw4aJVcly2eghTIl++gfDtOvrOZo/VuAq30f32dMIgHQdRwEpgCwz7WyjpqZYltPAEcCNL4MTChAfiHJeeiQ5ibystNBW8W6Ymf7sO4m4g5+/aOxI54oCOzD9TwBAe+yXcJJWtc2rAhMCjtyPJzxd0ZVXqIzCe1xRvJ6Rq7YCiMbiM2DQFWXKnmYQbj4TGNMnwNdAajCdrcBWEMSbzq7EzuThIJRd8Ky4BkEe1St6tuqwFaMZz+F9eXABEBAAG0KEdub21lIFNESyAzLjE2IDxnbm9tZS1vcy1saXN0QGdub21lLm9yZz6JATgEEwECACIFAlUUCGcCGwMGCwkIBwMCBhUIAgkKCwQWAgMBAh4BAheAAAoJEArkz6VV0VKBa5cH/0vXa31YgEjNk78gGFXqnQxdD1WYA87OYxDi189l4lA802EFTF4wCBuZyDOqdd5BhS3Ab0cR778DmZXRUP2gwe+1zTJypU2JMnDpkwJ4NK1VP6/tE4SAPrznBtmb76BKaWBqUfZ9Wq1zg3ugvqkZB/Exq+usypIOwQVp1KL58TrjBRda0HvRctzkNhr0qYAtkfLFe0GvksBp4vBm8uGwAx7fw/HbhIjQ9pekTwvB+5GwDPO/tSip/1bQfCS+XJB8Ffa04HYPLGedalnWBrwhYY+G/kn5Zh9L/AC8xeLwTJTHM212rBjPa9CWs9C6a57MSaeGIEHLC1hEyiJJ15w8jmY=

See Also

flatpak(1), flatpak-remote-add(1), flatpak-flatpakref(5)

Referenced By

flatpak-flatpakref(5).

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