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Java Desktop System

A comprehensive client software environment from Oracle for its Solaris operating system. Java Desktop System (JDS), based on the Java 2 platform, includes the GNOME user interface, StarOffice application suite, Evolution email and Mozilla browser. It also includes the NetBeans development tool. Originally running under Linux, support for Linux was dropped after Solaris was made open source. See Solaris, GNOME and StarOffice.
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1-Box offers support for most Linux distributions, including Novell, Mandrake, Fedora Core and Red Hat and will soon be announcing support for Sun Java Desktop.
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PCs that are powered by Java Desktop - Sun Microsystems' version of the Linux OS - will reportedly be available for USD300.

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