Cherimoya GNU_Linux


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Cherimoya GNU/Linux is a plan to provide a base system (for anons) which is preconfigured to be maximally capable and secure as soon as it boots, as an alternative to the dangers of Windows. Basically, the Ultimate Care Package.

A rebuild of Chakra/Arch Linux, Cherimoya aims to provide a simple, elegant KDE4 frontend to powerful tools for organization and activism in both cyber- and meat-space with tightly-integrated I2P and Tor capabilities. Included will be a host of cryptographic, communications, and security-testing utilities, for offensive pentesting. It also strives to be an installable Linux distro that could be used for average, everyday computing.

While still in the pre-alpha stage, and in need of some work, testers, and development, Cherimoya has over 4 years of research backing it. From the dreams of Chanology's L/i/nux and Payback's AnonOS, to CirnOS of 4chan's /g/, Cherimoya compiles and makes their ideas reality, once more.




  1. Give anons a preconfigured base Linux system to access anonymization networks, use powerful server auditing tools, and provide a safe and secure working environment
  2. Use sandboxing or mandatory access control on closed-source applications or other programs prone to exploits to protect the user's system and data, and make sure that each program does what it was advertised to do
  3. Create and maintain strong documentation for the distro, and the programs at large, and unify all of Anonymous's guides into one single "Newfag's Guide to Anonymous"
  4. Replace as many functions of Windows as possible, from multimedia to web surfing, programming to design so that Cherimoya at least becomes an attractive dual-boot option

Get Cherimoya

Getting Cherimoya is easy, just grab the latest from here.[1] The ISO can be burned to a DVD, or placed on a USB drive.

Remember to read the Beginner's Guide first!

System Requirements

Cherimoya has probably the lightest footprint for a KDE4 distro out there, being based on Chakra. It's well suited for netbooks and XP-based computers.



If you need support, or are just making a suggestion, don't hesitate and go over to our forums.

You can also get support using Torchat, just add these numbers:

How to Help

For more information, see our Developer's Guide.

We need assistance in these areas:

Wiki Translation

These wiki pages need to be translated.If you can do it, just make an account on this wiki and start by clicking your language name at the top of any page.

Bug Testing

This is very simple: Just use Cherimoya and test it. Here's a list of things to look out for.

If you find any problems, don't hesitate to to post it on the forum.

Package Maintainer

For this, you will need a little experience in working with Arch/Chakra packages. A package maintainer will keep our packages up-to-date with the CCR and AUR, watching out for security or usability problems. More instructions are here.

Feature Creation

Cherimoya is still a budding system, and not all the needed features are complete or functional yet, notably I2P, firewalls, MAC control, custom kernels, etc. We need people who can make those features a reality. More instructions are here.



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