GoFuckYourSelf (GoFY for short), is a new operating system built using the Go programming language.
To have lots of fun, and to piss off lots of people.
Pick always the simplest and easiest solution.
When in doubt, always use brute force, and when not in doubt, use brute force too.
Nothing should be ‘designed’, everything should grow organically, sit down and hack.
Target platforms: x86-64 only.
cat-v in irc.freenode.org
- The GoFY mailing list at Google Groups.
Once code starts to flow, you can browse the source in Mercurial repository: http://code.google.com/p/gofy/source/browse/
Or checkout the code directly:
hg clone https://gofy.googlecode.com/hg/ gofy
- Goblin(s) are the user space tools.
- Gosh is the shell.
- GoTH (Go To Hell) is the kernel.
- God is the init daemon.
- Goofs will be the main storage file system.
- Gone Wild will be the graphics system.
- WMD - Window Manager of Mass Destruction
- Goat Gonads (not sure what this will be yet…)
- Gonorrhea - PoSix/GNU compat layer?
- CLItoris - Text terminal.
- Goolag …
- goatse …
- Go Shopping…
Other bits and ends:
- Default user is
- Host Owner/root/admin is
Piss Midget the Englishman and Larry the Pirate. Both have definitely nuts!
The founders of this project are:
- andguent (Among many other things, deserves full credit for coming up with the name.)
Thanks to everyone else that is helping out, will try to acknowledge everyone once things settle down a bit.
GFL (Get Fucking Lost), ie., Public Domain.