oneko - cat chases the cursor (now a mouse) around the screen

Distribution: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: oneko
Package version:
Package release: 8
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 128 B
Download size: 36.88 KB
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A cat (neko) chases the cursor (now a mouse) around the screen while you work. Alternatively, a dog chases a bone. There are menu options for starting and stopping the program easily on cat and dog modes. Other variations and detailed configurations are available through command line options.



    Source package: oneko

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install oneko deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install oneko


    • /usr/games/oneko
    • /usr/share/doc/oneko/README-NEW
    • /usr/share/doc/oneko/README-SUPP
    • /usr/share/doc/oneko/README.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/oneko/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/oneko/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/oneko/examples/sample.resource
    • /usr/share/lintian/overrides/oneko
    • /usr/share/man/man6/oneko.6.gz
    • /usr/share/menu/oneko


    2011-08-20 - Ricardo Mones <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * debian/source/format, debian/README.source - Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format * debian/rules, debian/control - Removed quilt from Build-Depends, not needed anymore * debian/control - Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no other changes) - Fixed short description to make lintian happy - Expanded long description with some interesting details - Development moved to added Vcs-* headers

    2009-12-31 - Ricardo Mones <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * debian/rules, debian/control - Link to X11 and build with -Wl,--no-add-needed (Closes: #555786) - Add lintian override because killall is provided by depends - Require debhelper version because of using dh overrides in rules * debian/control - Bump Standards-Version to latest (no other changes required) - Ensure we have a killall by adding psmisc to the dependencies * debian/patches/*.patch - Add comment headers to existing patches * debian/README.source - Added file pointing out that packaging uses quilt * debian/watch - Added (has not changed since 1999, but who knows...)

    2008-06-27 - Ricardo Mones <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * debian/control - Added Homepage, newer Standards-Version (no other changes required), removed Vcs-Git pointer, new maintainer (Closes: #487477) * patches/bsd_daemon_removal.patch, patches/series, debian/control, debian/rules - Added source modifications as a separate patch, handled with quilt

    2008-06-21 - Joey Hess <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * debhelper 7, rules file minimisation * Orphaned the package (again).

    2007-02-08 - Joey Hess <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * Patch from Jörgen Tegnér, adding a -cursor option to specify a cursor to set when quitting. Closes: #159885 (or rather, allows working around it)

    2006-01-23 - Joey Hess <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * New (old) maintainer. Thanks to Steve for carrying the ball for the past ten years. * debhelper v5. * Current policy. * Stop using Imake, move stuff out of /usr/X11R6. Closes: #221267 * Dehardcode paths in menu file. * Improve copyright file; the (Japanese) README apparently says that it's public domain, which is better than some LSM file on sunsite.

    2006-01-20 - Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * QA upload to help with xlibs-dev transition. * Orphan package, as requested in #348199. * debian/control: Replace xlibs-dev build-dep (Closes: #347132) * oneko.c: Apply patch from Steve Kemp to handle long command line arguments. Thanks, dude. (Closes: #221270)

    2002-09-22 - Steve Dunham <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * Removed BSD Daemon because of copyright issues

    2002-09-21 - Steve Dunham <> oneko ( unstable; urgency=low * New upstream version * This version adds: sakura, tomoyo, and bsd daemon graphics. * Closes: #55153

    2001-04-14 - Adrian Bunk <> oneko (1.1b-11.1) unstable; urgency=low * NMU * This upload goes only to unstable. (closes: #88594) * Added build dependencies. (closes: #86969) * Removed the obsolete call to dh_testversion from debian/rules.