Forrest logo
tool overview
On this page you find all important commands for the CLI tool snap. If the command you are looking for is missing please ask our AI.


Snap is a command line tool that is used primarily in Linux-based operating systems. It is a package management system that allows users to install, remove, and manage software packages. Snap packages are self-contained, which means they include all the necessary dependencies, making it easy to install and distribute applications across different distributions. The tool ensures that the software runs in a secure container, isolating it from the rest of the system. Snap packages are also sandboxed, providing security by limiting access to system resources and reducing the risk of malware. Updates to Snap packages are automatic and can occur in the background, ensuring that users have the latest versions of software without any manual intervention. Snap includes a store where users can browse and download various applications, similar to an app store on a mobile device. The tool utilizes a confinement system that defines the level of isolation and access that the applications have, allowing for different security levels based on individual needs. Snap is designed to be user-friendly, with straightforward installation and management processes that do not require extensive technical knowledge. Lastly, Snap has a robust community and ecosystem, with a wide range of developers and contributors actively creating and maintaining software packages, ensuring a rich and diverse library of applications available for users.

List of commands for snap:

tool overview