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Install latest/stable of Nim

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Install using the command line

sudo snap install nim-lang --classic

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Nim programming language, compiler, and other tools.

Nim is a compiled, garbage-collected systems programming language with a design that focuses on efficiency, expressiveness, and elegance.

$ snap install nim-lang --classic

Includes the complete Nim toolchain:

  • nim-lang.nim - Nim compiler
  • nim-lang.nimble - Nim package manager
  • nim-lang.nimcsources
  • nim-lang.nimfind
  • nim-lang.nimgrep
  • nim-lang.nimpretty
  • nim-lang.nimsuggest
  • nim-lang.testament
  • nim-lang.nim-gdb

Use the snap alias function to shorten commands for ease of use:

sudo snap alias nim-lang.nim nim

You can install nim-lang, nim-lang-nightly, and nim-lang-lts-1 side-by-side with snaps.

Additional Nim resources:

Details for Nim

  • MIT

Last updated
  • 22 April 2021


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