Install Unity on Sabily 10.10 Al-Quds

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If you are still on Sabily 10.10 Al-Quds but feel want to try Unity before fully upgrade to Sabily 11.04 Badr, you can install it without any problem. I had try and it work. By run install command on terminal, wait till completed then restart, I got Ubuntu Netbook Edition session. Log in same like entering Unity session on Sabily 11.04 Badr. Just a little different of arrangement. You can try it on your Sabily 10.10 Al-Quds too. Then you can decide either need to upgrade it or not.

Here some step with screenshot to install Unity on Sabily 10.10 Al-Quds.

1. sudo apt-get install unity.
 2. "y" to continue.
 3. Unity installation completed. Restart Sabily 10.10 Al-Quds.
 4. Log in to Ubuntu Netbook. Now we are on Unity Session.
 5. Other screenshot of Sabily 10.10 Al-Quds in Unity session.

If you don't like to use Unity session, restart then select Ubuntu session before log in.

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Ubuntu 11.04 to Sabily 11.04 Badr

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So you are waiting to see the result of converting Ubuntu 11.04 to Sabily 11.04 Badr? I had try it and it was successes. Just use same command like previous version of Sabily and you will restart with Sabily 11.04 Badr. Lets see the screenshot of it.

First I change log session to Ubuntu Classic then I run the command.

1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sabily.team/ppa && sudo apt-get -q update
2. sudo apt-get install sabily
3. "y" and enter
4. Wait about 10 to 20 minutes to finish.
5. Restart to complete converted.
6. Sabily 11.04 Badr take place.
7. Islamic software ready installed on Sabily 11.04 Badr. Zakat Calc not there cause it not on the repository yet.
You should have confident now to convert your Ubuntu 11.04 Natty to Sabily 11.04 Badr. You can try Unity by log out then change your log in session to Unity 2D.

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Sabily 11.04 Badr Released

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Alhamdulillah, finally on the target date, Sabily 11.04 Badr had been released by Mr. Mehdi. Thanks a lot the all Sabily team members for their hardwork to make it release on schedule. Anyway for the first it only have Small version. Soon they will upload for Full and Ultimate version. Small version about 1GB of size. Full 2GB and Ultimate 4GB. Here some information from Sabily homepage about the released.


What's new:
- New "Badr" pictures and wallpapers, new plymouth and GDM themes
- unity and unity 2D available on the DVD, but ubuntu classic (gnome 2) set by default
- new Firefox persona

New applications:
- islamic-date: extension for the Iceweasel/Firefox web browser that displays Hijri date
- zakat-calc: Sabily Zakat provides zakat calculations for Muslims
- gufw: easy to use Ubuntu Firefwall
- desktopnova (replacing wallpaper-tray)
- autoKey: to avoid typing frequently encountered words
- recordmydesktop: record desktop sessions to a video file (Ogg-Theora-Vorbis file)
- anki: extensible flashcard learning program

New from Ubuntu 11.04:
- Unity desktop
- Firefox 4
- LibreOffice (replacing OpenOffice)
- Banshee (replacing Rhythmbox)
- Linux Kernel 2.6.38 (with the "wonder 200 lines" patch now included by default)


And still "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)


So you can download it from Sabily homepage http://sabily.org
Happy download..