I’ve always wanted a hackergotchi, but no photo of me ever passed the strict test. 😉

But now I’ve found a solution for that after reading a blog post at, made with MeMaker): MeMaker. You can download it here: You can start it by running the
script Unfortunately for those people who are running Windows or Mac, it just runs on Linux, but it will probably work on all POSIX systems.
The program itself contains a set of SVG images which you can compose together in a head which looks like yourselves, or maybe more like an alien. I’ve added mine already to my Launchpad profile and the Ubuntu-NL planet. For those of you who don’t want to look up those sites, here the picture is:

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