It is an Indonesian distribution that includes a variety of software that is widely used by consumers in general, such as office programs, financial applications, Internet applications, drawing (both vector and bitmap), support for various multimedia file formats, as well as other interesting programs.
BlankOn Sajadah 6.0 is a variant of BlankOn 6.0 (also known as Ombilin), added with Islamic content and applications. BlankOn Sajadah supports entertainment software for immediate use without installing additional multimedia codecs, Internet access with very light web browsing, communications for instant messaging and social networking, and also office software. It also features vector and bitmap graphics as well as digital photo albums, and of course provides Islamic applications such as Qur'an, Hadith, Prayer Reminders, and Negative Content Filtering. BlankOn Sajadah 6.0 is launched to help the Indonesian Muslims.
Visit the homepage (in Bahasa Indonesia) of BlankOn Sajadah for the press release as well as a number of screenshots.
Download: blankon-sajadah-6.0-cdlive-i386.iso (960MB, MD5).
• 2010-08-13: Distribution Release: BlankOn Sajadah 6.0
• 2010-07-05: Distribution Release: BlankOn 6.0
• 2009-06-16: Distribution Release: BlankOn 5.0
• 2008-11-16: Distribution Release: BlankOn Linux 4.0
The name BlankOn originally came from blangkong an ethnic Indonesian headdress, especially common among the Javanese (Central Java, Yogyakarta, and East Java), Sundanese (West Java and Banten), Maduranese, and Balinese.
BlankOn means also blank (binary number 0) and on (binary number 1) or digital hat (modern) with ancient (classic) appearance.Another meaning of the name could be said to be the transformation from "blank" to "on".
The goals of BlankOn Linux are to provide a suitable operating system for common PC users in Indonesia, especially in the academic, small/medium enterprise, and government sectors.
Since BlankOn 2.0, it has had multimedia support such as mp3, vcd, and dvd, with Indonesian themes and graphics. BlankOn development is open with release frequency of once or twice per year.
OpenOffice on BlankOn Lontara
BlankOn Lontara with Firefox shows the old BlankOn website