Deepin OS: How to install Anki on Deepin OS 20.7

Revisited on December 23rd, 2023

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Today, we are going to learn how to install Anki on Deepin OS 20.7, a Debian based distro.


Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it's a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn.

Anki uses the spaced repetition concept, which is an evidence-based learning technique that is usually performed with flashcards.

Run requirements

sudo apt install libxcb-xinerama0 libxcb-cursor0

Update packages info

sudo apt-get update

Running sudo apt-get update is an important step before installing or upgrading packages on your system because it ensures that you have the most up-to-date information about available packages.

Without updating the package index, you might not see the latest versions of software or be able to install new packages that have been added to the repositories since the last update.Open the terminal and run the following command:

Download the installer

The official installer can be found directly here or you can check other alternate versions in this page.

Install zstd

Zstandard, often abbreviated as zstd, is a free, open-source, real-time compression algorithm. It is a fast lossless compression algorithm, targeting real-time compression scenarios at zlib-level and better compression ratios.

sudo apt install zstd


Extract files from the downloaded installer

tar xaf Downloads/anki-2.1.54-linux-qt6.tar.zst



The tar command is used for handling archives.

The x flag extracts files from an archive.

The a flag automatically determine the archive format based on the file extension.

The f specifies the archive file to work with. You should follow this option with the name of the archive file.

Execute the installer

cd anki-2.1.XX-linux-qt6
sudo ./


cd goes to a new directory.

Check installation


anki --version


Executable file's path

which anki


Open Anki

On terminal, run the following the command:




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