Garuda OS. Did you know? Yup! One more that will become the pride of the Indonesian nation, which is expected to be a milestone in the rise of the Indonesian people in the field of information technology (IT). Because of this during the Indonesian nation has nearly tens years of quite dependent on the Import software products, especially pirated software. Well, how can productive if the human resources and its people are consumptive lifestyles and are not creative to create something different and were the work itself.
GARUDA OS, try to give answers and a breakthrough into the world community that Indonesia could become independent and creative. Who dare to try and encourage people of Indonesia to dare to break away from the shackles of imported software, illegal or pirated software as well. And provide an alternative to more creative with the switch to legal software from a local developer, ie, with Garuda Operating System.
Well! Coincide with National Awakening Day, 2011, GARUDA OS developers have launched programs initials GARUDA OS software on 20 May 2011.
National Awakening Day 2011 is a good time for us to begin to learn independently and to rise - especially in IT - by starting to switch from using pirated operating system to GARUDA.
What can we do to toward independence (TI) Indonesia?
- Independence Software. Switch from pirated software to a local legal software creations, in this case we can support the use of local operating system as a replacement OS GARUDA pirated.
- Hardware Independence. Avoiding the procurement of the hardware that does not / do not support the local software. If you are a hardware vendor, begin to support the local software.
- Independence Games. Avoiding playing games (online) who has not supported local software. If your vendor online game, start to support the local software.
- Independence document. Switch to using a document with the format of SNI (Indonesian National Standard), namely the Open Document Format (ODF) which is the default document format GARUDA.
Now what was GARUDA OS and specifications required, the following direct quote from the official website of Garuda OS developers as follows;
Version: 1.1.5 GARUDA
Release Date: 20-5-2011
Users: Beginner to Advance User
Size: 3.6 GB
Whats About GARUDA OS:
GARUDA is the operating system (OS)-based legal system is open (Open Source) creations of local developers. GARUDA using modern desktop charming and very easy to use, even by those users who are familiar with Windows.
GARUDA support the use of document formats SNI (Indonesian National Standard). GARUDA is also very safe from a computer virus problems, high stability, accompanied by support for the Indonesian language and comes with a lot of programs from various categories.
GARUDA can be obtained freely without having to pay for the purchase of a license, but still maintaining the quality.
Desktop Video clips Garuda, Garuda Netbook Mode, Menu Program Application and Program Office Garuda can be found here.
The core (kernel) operating system: 22.214.171.124
Desktop: KDE 4.6.3
Support VGA drivers (Nvidia, ATI, Intel, etc.)
Wireless support for various network devices
Support local or network printer device
Support many popular multimedia formats (flv, mp4, avi, mov, mpg, mp3, wma, wav, ogg, etc ...)
Support in Indonesian and English and more than 60 other world languages ??(Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Indian, Chinese, etc ...)
Support for the installation of various kinds of application programs and games (online) Windows-based
Support for a variety of documents from popular Windows-based program (like Photoshop, CorelDraw, MS Office, AutoCAD, etc.)
NEW: Support Script Fonts Indonesia (video).
NEW: Support of hundreds of Google Web Fonts (video).
Processor: Intel Atom, Intel or AMD Pentium IV class or better
Memory: 512 MB RAM minimum, 1 GB recommended.
Hard disk: minimum of 8 GB, 20 GB or more recommended if you want to install other programs
Video card: nVidia, ATI, Intel, SiS, Matrox, VIA
Sound Card: Sound Blaster, AC97 or HDA card
LibreOffice 3.3 - along with a collection of thousands of clipart, compatible with MS Office document formats and supports SNI (Indonesian National Standard)
Scribus - desktop publishing (Adobe InDesign substitute, Page Maker)
He - diagram / flowchart (MS Visio replacement)
Planner - Project management (successor to MS Project)
GnuCash, KMyMoney - finance program (replacement MYOB, MS Money, Quicken)
Kontact - Personal Information Manager / PIM
Ocular, FBReader - universal document viewer
and others ...
Mozilla Firefox 4.0.1, Chromium, Opera - web browser (Internet Explorer replacement)
Mozilla Thunderbird - an email program (Outlook replacement)
FileZilla - upload download / FTP
KTorrent - bittorrent program
Dropbox - Online Storage Program (free 2 GB)
Choqok, Qwit, Twitux, Pino - microblogging application
Google Earth - world traveler
Skype - video conferencing / VOIP
Gyachi, Pidgin - Internet messenger
XChat - chat programs / IRC
Kompozer, Bluefish - Web / html editor (Dreamweaver replacement)
Miro - Internet TV
and others ...
GIMP - a bitmap image editor (Adobe Photoshop replacement)
Inkscape - vector graphics editor (substitute CorelDraw)
Blender - 3D Animation
Synfig, Pencil - 2D Animation
XBMC - multimedia studio
KSnapshot - capturing the screen image
Digikam - Digital photo organizer
Gwenview - Client Photo Viewing
Amarok - audio player + internet radio
Kaffeine - Video / movie player
TVtime - television viewer
Audacity - audio editor
Cinelerra, Avidemux - video editor
and others ...
Mathematics - algebra, geometry, plotter, fractional
Languages ??- English, Japanese, language games
Geography - the world atlas, a planetarium, quizzes
Chemistry - Periodic Table
DrakConf - Computer Control Center
Synaptic - Software Package Manager
Samba - Windows file sharing
Team Viewer - remote desktop & online meetings
Bleachbit - cleaning system
Back in Time - backup restore system
and others ...
Ark - the program compresses files (substitute Winzip, WinRar)
K3b - burning CD / DVD (Nero replacement)
Dolphin - file manager
Cairo Dock - Mac OS dock menu
Compiz Fusion + Emerald
DOS + Windows emulator
and others ...
3D Game Maker
Mahjong, Tetris, Rubik, Billiard, Pinball, BlockOut, Sudoku, Reversi
Solitaire, Heart, Domino, Poker, Backgammon, Chess, Scrabble
Frozen Bubble, Flight Simulator, Tron, Karaoke
City Simulation, Fighter, Doom, Racing, FPS Tremulous
DJL, Play on Linux, Autodownloader - game manager / downloader
and others ....
And beyond the programs that are installed above, there is still more than 10,000 additional programs in various categories are available at the repository (library program) Synaptic.
For more information and more detailed and Garuda OS installation guide, please can you visit the official website of Garuda OS developers.