Thursday, 8 July 2010

Manarat DVD & Box covers

Assalamo alaykom,

Alhamdolilleh, our brother Muslih has released a new DVD covers for Sabily Manarat, he has released three theme so you can choose what you want, each theme is composed from a DVD cover and a box cover.
Following the work of our brother Muslih, you can use it for free and pass it to others..the same thing for Sabily DVDs:

--- First Theme (the one I liked most ;) )

--- Second Theme

--- Third Theme

Enjoy them..and jaza Allah khayran our brother Muslih Al Aqqad for his great work...

Thursday, 1 July 2010

Sabily 10.04 (Manarat) released

Bismillah Arrahman Arrahim,
Assalamo alaykom,
The Sabily team is proud to announce the release of new version of Sabily 10.04, codename Manarat.
You can download it here: link

What's new:
- New "Manarat" pictures and wallpapers
- Zekr 0.7.6
- Thawab 3
- New offline recitation: Al-Muaiqly (48kbps)
- New parental web control application: nanny

New from Ubuntu 10.04:
- new look (new theme, window management buttons on the left)
- better interaction with social networks (built-in integration with Twitter,, Facebook, and other social networks with the MeMenu in the panel)
- 2.6.32 Linux kernel, GNOME 2.30
- improved support for nVidia proprietary graphics drivers
- removal of the previously deprecated HAL package (faster boot)
- office suite 3.2 (now branded as Oracle)
- Firefox 3.6.3
- Simple Scan, a new simple scanning application.
- PiTiVi movie editor, which can trim and combine clips, add transitions and so on.

"nanny", parental web control application
"Gnome Nanny is an easy way to control what your kids are doing in the computer. You can limit how much time a day each one of them is browsing the web, chatting or doing email. You can also decide at which times of the day the can do this things. Gnome Nanny filters what web pages are seen by each user, so you can block all undesirable webs and have your kids enjoy the internet with ease of mind, no more worries!" (from nanny's website)

Important: to add blacklists to nanny, follow this procedure:
- download nanny.nbl file
- go to "System-Administration-Blacklists" menu
- click on "import" and select the nanny.nbl file
- select the blacklist entry and click on "edit", then select which categories you want to block

Hereafter some screenshots:

 Manarat login screen

Manarat desktop

Manarat new Islamic menu

Some Islamic software: Hijra & Minbar

Some Islamic software: new version of Zekr