There's a huge variety of packages available via
apt, especially when third party repositories are considered, but from what I can see, there are far fewer snaps available.
For example, I've looked in the store, and OpenCV is not there, but
apt search opencv returns a long list of packages.
I've just started using an edge server with Ubuntu Snappy Core pre-installed and when I run
apt it tells me:
Ubuntu Core does not use apt-get, see 'snap --help'!
snap --help doesn't tell me how to install something when the snap isn't available.
I've googled quite a bit to see if there's a standard way of installing a package (presumably as a snap) if the snap's not already available, but I can't find anything. Do I have to add repositories like with
I wondered if
snap search opencv might yield results that the store doesn't but, it seems to be the same single-item list.