How to install xsamkit
on Linux Mint

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 Linux Mint 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

Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara), Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa), Linux Mint 19.2 (Tina) and Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install xsamkit

To install xsamkit, simply use the following command:

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