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Anki is a program that 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.
Check your OS
This step is just to make sure you have
Linux Mint or a **Ubuntu-**based Linux distribution.
cat /etc/os-release lsb_release -a uname -a
Let's get down to business
Open a Terminal
Open a terminal window on your Linux Mint 21 system. You can typically do this by pressing
Ctrl + Alt + T or search for "Terminal" in the application launcher.
Ctrl + Alt + T
sudo apt install libxcb-xinerama0 libxcb-cursor0
Update your system
Open the terminal and run the following command:
sudo apt update
The output will look something like the following:
Download the installer
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-2.1.66-linux-qt6.tar.zst -C Downloads/
tar command is used for handling archives.
x flag extracts files from an archive.
a flag automatically determine the archive format based on the file extension.
f specifies the archive file to work with. You should follow this option with the name of the archive file.
Execute the installer
cd Downloads/anki-2.1.66-linux-qt6/ sudo ./install.sh
cd goes to a new directory.
Executable file's path
Run after installation
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