Web site: www.sabily.org
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Ubuntu
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 11.10 | December 19, 2011
Sabily (formerly: Ubuntu Muslim Edition) – a Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu, designed by and for Muslims.
Sabily offers the Arabic language support and Islamic software and tools pre-installed, including a prayer times tool, a Qur’an study tool, a Hijri calendar, a web content filtering utility, etc.
The last version of Sabily was based on Ubuntu 11.04 and featured the Unity desktop instead of Gnome, and additional applications such as: Islamic Date, Zakat Calc, Gufw, DesktopNova, AutoKey, recordMyDesktop, Anki, codecs for the most used media formats and Wisabi installer for Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, which was based on Wubi.
Sabily was available to download in 3 versions to choose:
– Small version which contains the main Sabily packages, artwork and Islamic applications and Arabic support
– Full version which contains the same as the Small version plus multimedia, educational and miscellaneous packages
– the biggest version Ultimate which contains extra tools, such as: Qur’an offline recitations provided by Muhammad Siddeeq al-Minshawi, Huzify, Saad al-Ghamadi and Mishary Rashed Alafasy.
Sabily was released between 2007 and 2011.