Installing New Skills
There are a few ways to install skills in ovos. The official way is to use opm
Most skills are found throughout github. The official skills can be found at the OpenVoiceOS github page. Search the repositories for "skills". There are a few other places they can be found. Neon AI has several skills, and a search through github will for sure find more.
Installing a found skill
The prefered method is with
pip. If a skill has a
setup.py file, it can be installed this way.
The syntax is
pip install git+<github/repository.git>.
pip install git+https://github.com/OpenVoiceOS/skill-ovos-date-time.git should install the ovos-date-time skill
After installing skills this way, ovos skills service needs to be restarted
buildroot / ovos-picroft
systemctl --user restart mycroft-skills
manjaro / other system installed services
systemctl restart mycroft-skills
Skills can also be directly cloned to the skill directory, usually located at
enter the skill directory
and clone the found skill here with git
git clone <github/repository.git>
git clone https://github.com/OpenVoiceOS/skill-ovos-date-time.git will install the ovos-date-time skill.
A restart of the ovos-skills service is not required when installing this way.