how to install Anki on Ubuntu 22.04

how to install Anki on Ubuntu 22.04

Hey guys, how have you been?

Today, we are going to learn how to install Anki on Ubuntu 22.04, 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.

0-Run the requirements

sudo apt install libxcb-xinerama0 libxcb-cursor0

1 - Update your system

Open the terminal and run the following command:

sudo apt update

2 - Download the installer

The official installer can be found here.

3 - 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

4 - Extract files from the downloaded installer

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

5 - Execute the installer

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

cd goes to a new directory.

6 - Open Anki

On terminal, run the following the command:


7 - Celebrate



That`s all for today. I hope this article helped you. Let me know if you have any questions.