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Installing Tokei in Linux Mint

Tokei is powerful tool developed in Rust to show the list of files in the directory and its number of lines.

In Linux Mint 20, Tokei can be installed with the following steps

sudo wget -qO tokei.tar.gz https://github.com/XAMPPRocky/tokei/releases/latest/download/tokei-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu.tar.gz

-q is for quiet and -O for the output filename

sudo tar xf tokei.tar.gz -C /usr/local/bin

-x option is used for extract, and -f option is used for regular file, -C option is to mention the change to DIR before performing any opeartions.

To uninstall Tokei, use the following command:

sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/tokei