cannot install snapd on trusty / Ubuntu 14.04

Bug #1979956 reported by Jürgen Gmach
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In order to process a user support question, I tried to install snapd on Ubuntu 14.04 ( lxc launch ubuntu:14.04 trusty -p default -p $USER ) - as suggested on this page ( ) but it failed with

Does snapd still support trusty? Should this get fixed? Trusty has support until April 2024, see

Thank you!

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Miguel Pires (miguelpires1) wrote :

Hi. Thank you for reporting this, I marked it as a duplicate of As that report mentions, you can work around this by commenting out the "OOMScoreAdjust" line in /lib/systemd/upstart/snapd.service and restarting the snapd service with `systemctl start snapd.service`. The root cause of the issue is in systemd and has been fixed for a long time ( but 14.04's systemd version is very old and doesn't contain the fix.

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