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Can I create a flatpak for Linux users?

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I love yEd, and use it often when I need to sketch a diagram quickly for my boss. I'm wondering if I can have permission to create a flatpak to make it easier to install on Linux desktop machines.

Being that it's a Java based software, it would not be difficult and then you'd also be able to mention the Linux package that make it much easier to manage.
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Thank you very much for this idea of packaging yEd for the Linux desktop. We cannot grant you permission to create such a package, however, but will look into this option ourselves for a future version of yEd with additional Linux installers.
by [yWorks] (23.6k points)
What is the status of the creation of a Flat Package? Can this be expected in the near future?
Creating a Flatpak package is still on our list of possible improvements, but it is not planned for the near future.
maybe someone can help with this ?

You are not allowed to redistribute yEd (see the yEd Software License Agreement). Thus it does not really make sense for anyone other than yWorks to create Flatpak packages.

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