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Booh is free software released under the GPLv2 licence; it was designed for Linux.

Download Booh

On Ubuntu*

  1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:booh/ppa
  2. sudo apt-get update
  3. sudo apt-get install booh

If your Debian/Ubuntu version is not available, try building:

  1. Put a booh.list file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d with content:
    deb saucy main
    deb-src saucy main
    then issue sudo apt-get update.
  2. issue sudo apt-get build-dep booh && apt-get --compile source booh
  3. install with sudo dpkg -i booh_*.deb if build was successful

*packages thanks to Benny and Odie.

On Mageia/Mandriva

If you need the source RPM for rebuilding on a different version/architecture or RPM-based distribution: booh-0.9.4-1.mga3.src.rpm / booh-0.9.4-1.mga2.src.rpm / booh-0.9.4-1mdv2010.2.src.rpm.

Source Code

To use sourcecode directly, first you need to know that Booh needs ruby (compatible with ruby 1.8 and ruby 1.9), ruby-gettext >= 0.8.0, ruby-gtk2 >= 0.12 and gtk2 >= 2.8.


Download latest stable version's sourcecode here: booh-0.9.4.tar.bz2 sig.

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You can check out the latest development status with the command: git clone git://
You may also browse using gitweb.


Noticeable changes in each release (check ChangeLog in source for details):

Sat Nov 9 16:41:52 2013