Installing Pliant under Linux
Step 1: download
Use your favorite browser, connect to http://hc.fullpliant.org/download/ and download the latest release.
Step 2: extract
Extract the tarball to /
Assuming that you downloaded pliant-99.tgz tarball to /tmp/ directory, then the command to extract it is:
You need to be 'root' to do that.
Step 3: adjust ownership
Assuming that the Unix user you are using is 'myself', then the command to adjust ownership is:
You also need to be 'root' to do that.
Step 4: run
Open an X11 shell prompt, then type in:
After a few minutes (be patient) the Pliant main window should open.
Linux install FAQ
I don't want to install Pliant at /
That is possible, but since it's more complicated, you'll learn to do that later.
How to uninstall Pliant ?
Pliant uses three directories: