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

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name oneko
Package version
Package release 12
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 94 B
Download size 33.77 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.


Package Version Architecture Repository amd64 Ubuntu Universe
oneko - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -
psmisc -


Type URL
Binary Package
Source Package oneko

Install Howto

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




2016-11-05 - Ricardo Mones <>
oneko ( unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/menu, debian/install, debian/icons/*.xpm
- Removed menu to implement tech-ctte resolution on #741573
* debian/control
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no other changes)
- Use https in Vcs-* fields (thanks lintian!)
* debian/rules
- Enable hardening=all
- Remove (now unnecessary) lintian override
2014-06-01 - Ricardo Mones <>
oneko ( unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/install
- Really install desktop file (Closes: #748837)
2014-05-21 - Ricardo Mones <>
oneko ( unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/copyright
- Update to copyright format 1.0
- debian/control
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no other changes)
* debian/install, debian/menu, debian/oneko.desktop,
debian/source/include-binaries, debian/icons/*
- Add desktop file and icons, update menu (Closes: #737982)
Many thanks to Markus Koschany for the initial patch.
2013-09-18 - Ricardo Mones <>
oneko ( unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control, debian/compat, debian/rules
- Bump debhelper compat level to 9
- Inject hardening flags in build command
* debian/control
- Update Vcs-* headers to use the canonical hostname
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no other changes)
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
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.

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