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Linux Comment: Snap

snap : 2.56.2
snapd : 2.56.2
series : 16
parrot : 5.1
kernel : 5.18.0-14parrot1-amd64

The snap command lets you install, configure, refresh and remove snaps. Snaps are packages that work across many different Linux distributions, enabling secure delivery and operation of the latest apps and utilities.

Usage: snap [...]


Commands can be classified as follows:
Basics (basic snap management):

  • find = Find packages to install
  • info = Show detailed information about snaps
  • install = Install snaps on the system
  • remove = Remove snaps from the system
  • list = List installed snaps

...more (slightly more advanced snap management):

  • refresh = Refresh snaps in the system
  • revert = Reverts the given snap to the previous state
  • switch = Switches snap to a different channel
  • disable = Disable a snap in the system
  • enable = Enable a snap in the system
  • create-cohort = Create cohort keys for a set of snaps

History (manage system change transactions):

  • changes = List system changes
  • tasks = List a change's tasks
  • abort = Abort a pending change
  • watch = Watch a change in progress

Daemons (manage services):

  • services = Query the status of services
  • start = Start services
  • stop = Stop services
  • restart = Restart services
  • logs = Retrieve logs for services

Permissions (manage permissions):

  • connections = List interface connections
  • interface = Show details of snap interfaces
  • connect = Connect a plug to a slot
  • disconnect = Disconnect a plug from a slot

Configuration (system administration and configuration):

  • get = Print configuration options
  • set = Change configuration options
  • unset = Remove configuration options
  • wait = Wait for configuration

App Aliases (manage aliases):

  • alias = Set up a manual alias
  • aliases = List aliases in the system
  • unalias = Remove a manual alias, or the aliases for an entire snap
  • prefer = Enable aliases from a snap, disabling any conflicting aliases

Account (authentication to snapd and the snap store):

  • login = Authenticate to snapd and the store
  • logout = Log out of snapd and the store
  • whoami = Show the email the user is logged in with

Snapshots (archives of snap data):

  • saved = List currently stored snapshots
  • save = Save a snapshot of the current data
  • check-snapshot = Check a snapshot
  • restore = Restore a snapshot
  • forget = Delete a snapshot
  • export-snapshot = Export a snapshot
  • import-snapshot = Import a snapshot

Device (manage device):

  • model = Get the active model for this device
  • reboot = Reboot into selected system and mode
  • recovery = List available recovery systems

Warnings (manage warnings):

  • warnings = List warnings
  • okay = Acknowledge warnings

Assertions (manage assertions):

  • known = Show known assertions of the provided type
  • ack = Add an assertion to the system

Introspection (introspection and debugging of snapd):

  • version = Show version details
  • debug = Run debug commands

Development (developer-oriented features):

  • download = Download the given snap
  • pack = Pack the given directory as a snap
  • run = Run the given snap command
  • try = Test an unpacked snap in the system
  • prepare-image = Prepare a device image

For more information about a command, run 'snap help '.

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