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update ~/README with info on msk

K. Lange 4 years ago
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 Welcome to ToaruOS!
 
-ToaruOS provides a familiar Unix-like environment, but please be aware that
-the shell is incomplete and does not implement all Unix shell features. For
-help with the shell's syntax and built-in functions, run `help`. For a list
-of available commands, hit Tab twice. Tab completion is available for both
-commands and file names.
+ToaruOS provides a familiar Unix-like environment, but please be
+aware that the shell is incomplete and does not implement all Unix
+shell features. For help with the shell's syntax and built-in
+functions, run `help`. For a list of available commands, press Tab
+twice. Tab completion is available for both commands and file names.
 
-To edit files, try using `bim` - a vi-like editor with syntax highlighting,
-line and character selection, history stack, and tabs.
+To edit files, try using `bim` - a vi-like editor with syntax
+highlighting, line and character selection, history stack, and tabs.
+
+To install packages, use the `msk` tool. You can install GCC
+toolchain with:
+
+    sudo msk install build-essential
+
+Or you can install Python with:
+
+    sudo msk install python
+
+The password for the default user "local" is "local".
 
 ToaruOS's compositing window server includes many common keybindings:
 - Hold Alt to drag windows.
-- Super (Win) combined with the arrow keys will "grid" windows to the sides
-  or top and bottom of the screen. Combine with Ctrl and Shift for quarter-
-  sized gridding.
+- Super (Win) combined with the arrow keys will "grid" windows to the
+  sides or top and bottom of the screen. Combine with Ctrl and Shift
+  for quarter-sized gridding.
 - Alt-F10 maximized and unmaximizes windows.
 - Alt-F4 closes windows.
+
+(If this file is too long to view in one screenful in your terminal,
+you can open it with `bim README`)