|About:||It has been every Arab linux/unix user's dream to have full and complete
Arabic support in the various popular distributions out there. We are
attempting to help all those that are working on Arabic distributions
(or support thereof) and are attempting to provide them with whatever
assistance we can which they require.
The following distributions (distros) are currently being Arabized
and/or are being actively looked into to bring more proper Arabic
Please lend these projects a helping hand and bring more complete
Arabic packages to fruition by getting engaged yourself.
|Start Date:||Feb 02, 2002|
|Maintainer:||haydar :: obeid :: alkarouri|
- If you are interested in working on Haydar Desktop Environment (hde),
have a look at the TODO list.
- The Standard for Arabic Inclusion and Support (SAIS)
|ID||Due Date||Priority||State||Assigned To||Description|
|51||2003-05-22||Normal||Done||haydar||Changing hwm name to hde|
|66||2003-06-29||Normal||InProgress||All||Adding more classes to libhde|
|67||2003-06-29||Normal||InProgress||haydar||Finishing the main functions in HFM|
|68||2003-06-29||Normal||InProgress||All||Completing programs in extra directory.|
|69||2003-06-29||High||Done||All||Designing a new page for hde|
|106||2003-11-08||High||Pending||All||check the Mandrake translation using duali|
|105||2003-11-20||High||Done||obeid||make a new tetex-latex-arab rpm for Mandrake 9.2|
|107||2003-12-01||Normal||Pending||obeid||Make rpm packages for duali and katoob|
|108||2003-12-15||Low||Pending||obeid||ARAMIX version 0.05|
|109||2003-12-30||Low||Pending||All||Test Mandrake against silver cert|
Contribute by choosing an unassigned todo ("Assigned To"=None) or a shared todo ("Assigned To"=All).
(Jun 13, 2004)
[OpenBugs] Munzir Taha designed an OpenBugs wiki page. This is a documentation of the open Arabic related bugs in the current generation of GNU/Linux software. It's meant to serve as a one-stop location to help people in the voting process. This document will be updated regularly to reflect a bleeding-edged situation. I hope you will devote some time to vote for these bugs. Also, feel free to edit the page but leave a comment regarding the change, please.
(Apr 07, 2004)
[HaydarLinux] Finished the hde
English website pages as
well as the Arabic ones.
(Nov 09, 2003)
[Mandrake] Munzir Obeid
commits the latest version of the
For different formats please view the documentation page.
(Aug 24, 2003)
The official launch of the distro project is now at doc/distro on CVS.
Expect to find Conceptualizaton, Visualization, Framework, but of course a lot of work is looming in the horizon.
(Aug 19, 2003)
[RedHat] A standardized methodology to approach distro arabization is being worked out now. Expect the actual Redhat arabization action to start around 24 Aug (inshaa Allah). Prepare for volunteering :)
(Aug 18, 2003)
this project's two newest maintainers, are now discussing a standardized
means to gauge Arabic support on various distros (RedHat and Mandrake
(Jun 29, 2003)
[HaydarLinux] Imported the hde source, hwm became hde and I should change it now in hnotepad and hdeadmin which i will "In Sha2 Allah" import during this week.
(May 22, 2003)
[HaydarLinux] HWM name will changed to hde and some more packages will be added, such as hdeadmin
(Apr 06, 2003)
[HaydarLinux] Haydar Net has announced the first final release
of Haydar Linux. You can download HaydarLinux 1.00 as soon as we get any
mirror, please tell us if you can mirror us.
For more information, please read
this [HaydarLinux forums]
(Nov 07, 2002)
[HaydarLinux] Haydar Net has announced the second beta release of
Haydar Linux. You can download HaydarLinux beta2 on ftp.haydarlinux.org.
For more informatin, please read
(Sep 06, 2002)
[HaydarLinux] HWM seems to be stable after the changes I made
yesterday and today.
HaydarLinux now uses bugzilla for bug-reports at http://bugzilla.haydarlinux.org/
For more details read this post
(May 04, 2002)
[HaydarLinux] Haydar Net has announced the first beta release of
Haydar Linux. This linux distribution is the first Arabic Linux that fully
supports the Arabic language.
You can download HaydarLinux beta1 on ftp.haydarlinux.org.
(Mar 04, 2002)
[HaydarLinux] Haydar makes his first commits to the hwm and hnotepad.
(Feb 02, 2002)
Official project kick-off
Haydarlinux is working out "a project priority and action plan" which
will be published upon completion.
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