Important: Be sure to also read the platform notes for Linux.

If you’ve already installed Plucky, see how to update.

If you want to uninstall, see how to uninstall.

In Chrome:

  1. Visit

  2. Click the big “installer” button.

  3. Save the file, noting where you save it (usually the Downloads folder) and the file name (e.g., pluckeye-linux-1.0.63.tar.gz).

  4. open a terminal.

  5. In the terminal:

    cd /tmp
    rm -f ./pluck*install*
    for tarball in $HOME/Downloads/pluck*.tar*; do echo $tarball; done
    tar xf $tarball
    sudo ./plucky-install

    If you’re on a Debian-based distribution and you see the message, “Plucky failed to download”, then try running the following:

    sudo apt-get install libcurl4
    sudo ./plucky-install

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 ./pluck*.install*
jon@theodore:/tmp$ for tarball in $HOME/Downloads/pluck*.tar*; do echo $tarball; done
jon@theodore:/tmp$ tar xf $tarball
jon@theodore:/tmp$ sudo ./pluck*install
[sudo] password for jon:
Congratulations, you've installed! Type 'pluck' for help.
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Last updated: 2022-12-08