Ojuba – Arabian Linux Distro Review

Ojuba Linux — Arabic Fedora-based Linux Distro from Jordan with pre-installed Arabic/Islamic packages like hijra and minbar, and some patched packages with better Arabic support (like a GNOME Terminal). Ojuba Linux also comes with some third-party packages: multimedia codecs and non-free drivers. Latest version – Ojuba 35 – is based on Fedora 20 and also use GNOME 3.10 Desktop Envoronment with non-original icon pack, Linux Kernel 3.13, systemd 208. Ojuba use the original Fedora repositories with their own repos. Green is general color is design of interfaces.

Some interested software (also in timecodes of video):

  • Minbar – Islamic prayer time indicator
  • Thawab – Arabic/Islamic encyclopedia system
  • Ojuba Control Center – to control and tune OS
  • Othman Electronic Quran Browser – Quran browser and search engine
  • Kuttab – Arabic typing practice
  • Hijra -Hijri calendar
  • MiMiC – Audio converter program (maybe GUI for ffmpeg
  • Almohazzem – SDK for RPM and Deb packages
  • Dawawin – Nautilus fork

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Software details:
Linux Kernel 3.13
GNOME 3.10
systemd 208
Bash 4.2
Cups 1.7
Firefox 25
GTK+ 3.14
Perl 5.18
Python 2.7.5
Xorg-server 1.14.4

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Ojuba Linux Released under “Waqf” General Public License and free for download.

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