Mycroft is a free and open-source intelligent personal assistant and knowledge navigator for Linux-based operating systems that uses a natural language user interface. It is the world’s first fully open-source AI voice assistant.
Mycroft is named after a fictional computer from 1966 science fiction novel "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress".
Installing skills by voice seems to be broken for now, but you can use the mycroft.msm command to list, install, and remove skills.
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:
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install Mycroft, simply use the following command: