Install Pandoc on Linux Mint 20 - Complete Procedure ?

Pandoc is a popular document creator and converter that was developed for the Linux and Windows operating systems. It is available for free and is also open source. It supports a large number of distinct file formats. Pandoc earned special recognition because of its ability to create documents that can be published later on. 

Here at Ibmi Media, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Linux OS queries.

In this context, we shall look into the Installation guide of Pandoc on Linux Mint system.

Steps to Install Pandoc on Linux Mint

To Install Pandoc on a Linux Mint 20 machine, you need to perform the following steps.

1. Update your System

To begin, we will quickly run the command to update our system which is as follows:

$ sudo apt-get update

2. Install Pandoc

Install Pandoc on our updated system with the command shown below:

$ sudo apt-get install pandoc

3. Check Installed Version of Pandoc

Once Pandoc is installed successfully, we can look up for its version along with some other relevant information with the help of the following command:

$ pandoc --version

How to Uninstall Pandoc from Linux Mint 20 ?

You can run the following command to remove Pandoc from a Linux Mint 20 system:

$ sudo apt-get purge --autoremove pandoc 

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This article covers the installation procedure of Pandoc on a Linux Mint 20 machine. This tool can be utilized to design a wide range of different documents. 

To check Pandoc Version, simply run the below command:

$ pandoc -v

To Update System and Install Pandoc, simply run the following command:

$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install pandoc