I’m new to Mycroft.
As a quick exercise to get experience writing a new skill, I followed the template
in your web space at
I replicated the patterns laid out in that documentation, building my init.py file and
the respective files needed that reside in the dialog, vocab, and test/intent folders.
So far, so good.
Then I got to this step:
Note that it’s tagged “deprecated.” So…what next?
In my case, I punted and copied my new skill’s folder hierarchy over to /opt/mycroft/skills
into a new directory.
I stopped and restarted Mycroft and confirmed Mycroft can faithfully convert my speech to
text (I can see this in the log because I’m running things using ‘start-mycroft.sh debug’.
But Mycroft is not capturing the intent of a clear phrase that should map to one of my
What do I do next?
On a side note, I notice that the skills that shipped with Mycroft (when installed from
git yesterday), the ones that appear in my /opt/mycroft/skills folder, do not seem to
have the same directory structure specified in your “creating a new skill” tutorial.
Specifically, none of these skills seem to have the test/intent subdirectory that I created
with my skill (as per the aforementioned instructions on creating a new skill).
How can I test my new skill?