Agent to enable remote management of your Amazon EC2 instance configuration
The SSM Agent runs on EC2 instances and enables you to quickly and easily
execute remote commands or scripts against one or more instances. The agent
uses SSM documents. When you execute a command, the agent on the instance
processes the document and configures the instance as specified. Currently,
the SSM Agent and Run Command enable you to quickly run Shell scripts on an
instance using the AWS-RunShellScript SSM document.
Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install amazon-ssm-agent
Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.
Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.
Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), Linux Mint 19 (Tara), Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) and the latest release, Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu.
On Linux Mint 20, /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref needs to be removed before Snap can be installed. This can be accomplished from the command line: