If you prefer video instead of written instructions, check out the quickstart screencasts.
If you’ve already installed Pluckeye, see how to update.
If you are not installing, but updating to 1.0, be sure and read how to update instead.
Alternatively, at a terminal prompt:
pluck delay 0 sleep $(pluck delay) pluck export | grep -i delay pluck uninstall
a. Navigate to where you saved the file (often 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 in the blank space in the folder where you saved the file and select “Open in Terminal”. This will open a terminal window in the folder.
d. In the terminal window, type:
sudo ./pluckeye-linux*.installer and press enter. Type your password and press enter. (Replace the asterisk with the version number in the original file name, e.g.
Your windows manager may not have a built-in unarchiver. See the examples below for other alternatives.
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.
Close and re-open all of your browsers.
First set the delay to 0:
pluck delay 0
Once your old delay has elapsed, then the delay will become 0 and you can uninstall:
pluck export | grep -i delay pluck uninstall