For a general overview of what Snapcraft is capable of, and how to build your first snap, take a look at our Quickstart guide, and see below for installation instructions:
On Linux distributions with snap support, the easiest way to install snapcraft is via its snap:
$ sudo snap install snapcraft --classic
--classic argument is required because snapcraft uses classic confinement.
Snapcraft can also be installed and run on Apple’s macOS. See Install snapcraft on macOS for details.
On Apple macOS Yosemite (or later), Snapcraft can be installed via Homebrew and used to build snaps within the macOS environment.
To install snapcraft, open 'Terminal` and enter the following:
$ brew install snapcraft
When the process completes, the snapcraft command will be installed and ready to go. See Snapcraft overview for help getting started.
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