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Alternatively, at a terminal prompt:
pluck delay 0 sleep $(pluck delay) pluck export | grep -i delay pluck uninstall
a. Navigate to your computer’s “Downloads” folder.
b. Right click the Pluckeye file and select “Extract Here.” Once the extraction is complete, you should see a new file named something like pluckeye-linux*.installer. (If you can’t find the file, check your browser’s settings to see which folder is set to contain your downloads. If your browser is set to save files in the Downloads folder, download Pluckeye again, but this time be sure to click “Save File” instead of “Open With.”)
c. Right click a blank space in the Downloads folder and select “Open in Terminal”. This will open a Terminal window in the Downloads folder.
d. In the Terminal window, type the following and press enter:
Type your password and press enter. (Replace the asterisk with the version number in the original file name, e.g. pluckeye-linux-0.95.9.installer.)
a. Open a terminal.
b. In the terminal, extract using 7-Zip (7z).
cd ~/Downloads 7z x pluckeye-linux-*.**.*.tar.gz
(Replace the asterisks in the example to match the file name of your downloaded Pluckeye file.)
c. In the same terminal window, run the extracted install file.
(Replace the asterisks in the example to match the current version numbers as before.)
sudo apt install p7zip-fullin the terminal. See this tutorial page for more.)
su rootin the terminal before running the installer, although this is not recommended. Running terminal commands as root can damage your system if done incorrectly.)
a. Open a terminal.
b. In the terminal:
cd /tmp rm -f ./pluckeye*.installer for tarball in $HOME/Downloads/pluckeye*.tar.gz; do echo $tarball; done tar xf $tarball sudo ./pluckeye*.installer
Here is an example terminal session in which jon installs pluckeye-0.36.1 on his Ubuntu computer named theodore.
jon@theodore:~$ cd /tmp jon@theodore:/tmp$ rm -f ./pluckeye*.installer jon@theodore:/tmp$ for tarball in $HOME/Downloads/pluckeye*.tar.gz; do echo $tarball; done /home/jon/Downloads/pluckeye-linux-0.36.1.tar.gz jon@theodore:/tmp$ tar xf $tarball jon@theodore:/tmp$ sudo ./pluckeye*.installer [sudo] password for jon: Congratulations, you've installed! Type 'pluck' for help. To start using pluckeye, restart currently running browsers. See http://www.pluckeye.net/installed.html?pluckeye-linux-0.36.1-x86 for the latest news on this version.
First set the delay to 0
pluck delay 0
Once the delay becomes 0, then uninstall.
pluck export | grep -i delay pluck uninstall