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 Java Desktop System

Sun is entering the Linux world for good with low cost solution of Java Desktop System, a SuSE-based distribution aimed to fill up the desktops of the Enterprise and Educational markets. The distro comes ready with Java and StarOffice 7 and it has being under Sun's touch UI-wise. Newsforge has a report, News.com too, while OSNews speaks of a Java 3D engine, called "Looking Glass", which adds special effects to the normal 2D Gnome desktop, similar to what QuartzExtreme does for Mac OS X.

 (Submitted by Anonymous Wed Sep 17, 2003 )


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