Is compass required?

I’m using Ubuntu 18.10 and compass segfaults on start up. Looks like it’s a known bug with Compass. Is it required to use it or can I just use the mongo shell instead?

We can complete the query part via mongo shell as well, so it should be fine to use mongo shell instead.

@stusmall I >think< there may be a lab here or there that uses Compass to obtain the results. But as @ashutoshnjha said it might technically be achievable with just MongoShell.

To follow up on this, I did the first couple problems using much more complicated mongo shell queries. A lot of the questions are very Compass-centric so in the end I found an older version that works on Ubuntu 18.10.