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mooOS, the gnu/linux distro of shape shifting, time travelling alien space penguins

Latest release: mooOS-beta-january-0.1 (01-21-2015)

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Full list of the default included packages and the rest.

Choice of 3 configurations at install. (Unity, e19 are no longer supported.)

Joe's Window Manager


JWM (Joe's Window Manager) is a lightweight stacking window manager for the X Window System written by Joe Wingbermuehle. JWM is written in C and uses only Xlib at a minimum. Support for the following can be added as compile-time options:

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steam steam-session-git xfwm4 libxfce4ui exo xfconf xbmc

Launch Steam Big Picture from your login screen. With Big Picture, we’ve reformatted Steam for use with your TV and game controller, so you can enjoy your Steam games from the comfort of your couch.

Launch XMBC from your login screen. XMBC is a software media player and entertainment hub for digital media.

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spectrwm dmenu

spectrwm is a small dynamic tiling window manager for X11. It tries to stay out of the way so that valuable screen real estate can be used for much more important stuff. It has sane defaults and does not require one to learn a language to do any configuration. It is written by hackers for hackers and it strives to be small, compact and fast.

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Make it moo! moo wlll blow your mind.

Eh, what? Oh, yeah, they say insanity runs in our shape shifting space alien penguin genes. Some have even called me crazy. Mwahahaha. Why? Because I dared to dream of linux powered development workstations upon which zeros and ones freed us and so we share with all the other space alien penguins out there... mooOS. Being a race of shape shifting space alien penguins, rodents or mice as they are commonly reffered to are our natural enemy, so mooOS is primarily a keyboard driven desktop experience.

Oh yeah, it's that moo. moo for yourself.

Being a logical species of shape shifting space alien penguins, mooOS comes bundled with basic Anonymity thanks to [Tor,foxyproxy], Privacy and Security thanks to [cookie whitelist,https everywhere,https finder,noscript,redirect remover,remove visited link,ref control,user agent overrider], Web filtering thanks to privoxy, DNS management via basic dnsmasq configuration rules using TOR resolves/local resolves/ISP resolves and much more.

And lastly, moo! mootastic!

You're entering the vicinity of an area adjacent to a location. The kind of place where there might be a monster or some kind of weird mirror. These are just examples. It could also be something much better such as Pentadactyl or Octopi. Prepare to enter The Scary Door*. As per your request, please find enclosed the rxvt-unicode terminal emulator, commonly known as urxvt, urxvt is a color VT102 terminal emulator for the X Window System. Even though it has features such as transparency, Perl extensions, and support for Xft fonts, it can still be configured to be lean and efficient. Furthermore, it has a daemon mode that reduces memory usage and loading time when using multiple terminals.

Update packages:
sudo pacman -Syu
AUR packages:
pacaur -Syua
AUR development packages:
pacaur -Syua --devel

Update packages aliases:
AUR packages:
AUR development packages:

Search packages:
pacman -Ss package
Install package:
pacman -Syu package
Search AUR packages:
pacaur -s package
Install AUR package:
pacaur -Syu package
Remove package:
pacman -Rs package

Search packages alias:
pp package
Install package alias:
p package
Search AUR packages alias:
aa package
Install AUR package alias:
a package
Remove package alias:
rs package


mooOS is an joe's window manager/steam-session-git/spectrwm based desktop experience livecd and installer. mooOS is based upon Arch Linux and uses the Arch Linux repositories and the AUR exactly the same as Arch Linux. Usage of the aforementioned mooOS comes without support as shape shifting space alien penguins are expected to be well versed in gnu/linux and Arch Linux respectively and proficient thusly. Non-shape shifting space alien penguins may find limited support in our IRC channel.