Wednesday, May 1, 2013

How to Install & configuring Zekr on Archlinux

Zekr is Quran study tool for simply browsing and researching on the Holy Quran. It is a Quran-based project, planned to be a universal, open source, and cross-platform application to perform most of the usual refers to Quran. The main idea is to build an as generic as possible platform to accept different Islamic resources.

Official Zekr Sites:

Zekr is available through AUR repository:

You can also using Universal Linux version:

Installation from AUR:
$tar -xvzf zekr.tar.gz
$cd zekr
$makepkg -s
$sudo pacman -U *pkg.tar.xz
It should available on Offices menu. Run from there, for universal version, extract the packages, find, then make executable, then run it.

Below is zekr application:

How to Install & configuring Zekr on Archlinux

To install more translation visit this link:

And for recitation visit this link:

For installation translation/recitation, open Tools -> Add, then choose translation/recitation that you have downloaded.

To change Translation -> View -> Translation.
To change Recitation -> Audio -> Recitation.

To change main language of zekr, open tools, then options. Here's the options menu:

Ok, that's it, hopefully useful for Muslim, and anyone who is interested in the Qur'an.
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