The extract utility is a simple utility for extracting the game from an .apk file.
The utility is not provided as a binary, because it is stand-alone and really straightforward to compile.
mcpelauncher-extract <source .apk> <destination dir>
mcpe.apkin the current working directory and it is of the 220.127.116.11 version of Minecraft and would simply like to extract it, you can do it as follows:
mkdir -p ~/.local/share/mcpelauncher/versions/ && mcpelauncher extract mcpe.apk ~/.local/share/mcpelauncher/versions/18.104.22.168
To start a given version of Minecraft you can then run the
mcpelauncher-client with the
-dg argument, eg.
mcpelauncher-client -dg ~/.local/share/mcpelauncher/versions/22.214.171.124