How to install xsamkit
on Arch Linux

xsamkit

xsamkit

SBL UK c.i.c (sblukcic)

sam file format processing and filtering

Xsamkit has been created as a set of tools for working with the .Xsam file format. It contains conversion tools, to convert from .sam (sequence alignment mapping) format to .Xsam (extended sequence alignment mapping) format, as well as conversion from .Xsam to .sam, .fastq and more. Xsamkit also contains a multitude of filtering options that allows fast querying of the .Xsam file.

Documentation is hosted on [gitlab](https://sblukcic.gitlab.io/xsamkit/)

If non-home directory is used, access to removable media is required: sudo snap connect xsamkit:removable-media

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Details for xsamkit

License
CC-BY-NC-SA-4.0
Last updated
21 August 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install xsamkit

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install xsamkit

To install xsamkit, simply use the following command:

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