Are you a hack programmer? Do you find yourself constantly Googling
for how to do basic programing tasks?
Suppose you want to know how to format a date in bash. Why open your browser
and read through blogs (risking major distraction) when you can simply
stay in the console and ask howdoi.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install howdoi, simply use the following command: