BlankOn 5.0 Nanggar Release Notes Jakarta, June 16th, 2009 - Today the BlankOn Developer team officially release BlankOn 5.0 with the code name Nanggar, the culture that is brought up to this version is from Batak culture. The name Nanggar is taken from Batak language which means Hammer.

Some of the new unique features in Nanggar are the Contextual Desktop which developed by BlankOn Developer Team, with the ability to change the theme and the wallpaper of the desktop based on the computer clock or based on the current weather condition.

Another unique feature is the Aksara Nusantara project which give the ability to write in Batak Toba alphabet. For more information about Aksara Nusantara Project please follow this link

BlankOn Nanggar provide the full user guide handbook that can be download alternatively from This book is already included in the installed system in Contoh folder.

BlankOn Nanggar features:

  • Contextual Desktop + GNOME 2.26
  • Office Applications: OpenOffice? 3.0.1, GNUCash
  • GIMP 2.6.6
  • Inkscape 0.46
  • Firefox 3.0 Web Browser
  • Kernel 2.6.28

BlankOn Nanggar Minimalist feature:

  • LXDE Desktop
  • Office Applications: AbiWord? 2.6.6, GNUmeric 1.8.4, GNUCash 2.2.6
  • GIMP 2.6.6
  • Inkscape 0.46
  • Epiphany 2.26 Web Browser
  • Kernel 2.6.28

About BlankOn

BlankOn Linux is a Linux distribution developed by Indonesia Linux Movement Foundation (Yayasan Penggerak Linux Indonesia / YPLI) and Indonesia Ubuntu Community which aim to fulfill the need of computer user in general. Using the easiness and stability philosophy of Ubuntu Linux as the base distribution, BlankOn Linux developed as an open source project and developed together to create a unique Indonesia Linux distribution.

Download BlankOn 5.0 Nanggar in:

Alternatively you can download in BlankOn mirrors:

Feedback and Support

BlankOn project always welcome anyone to contribute in developing BlankOn Linux. If you find any problems and bugs in BlankOn Nanggar, please report it through:

And if you any questions or any more informations about BlankOn, you can visit this links:

Please help us to make BlankOn to be a better Linux distribution.

The next version of BlankOn is BlankOn 6.0 which is planned to be released in November 2009 and will brought up the theme from West Sumatra with the code name Ombilin.

Last modified 8 years ago Last modified on 06/16/2009 01:04:34 AM