Librenix  
(Show all Java articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Is now the time for the Sun Java Desktop System?

Up
vote
Down

Tom Adelstein makes the case for Sun's Java Desktop System Linux distribution.
The Java Desktop System provides a major win for Linux and a serious blow to Microsoft. Rank this product miles ahead of the other specialized Linux distributions. It's not a server but can work well in a small office, home office network. It plays nicely with other Linux distributions, Windows and Macintosh.

The major applications have tweaks that Sun added to make JDS special. The key productivity applications include StarOffice, Evolution, GIMP, Mozilla and gaim. They compete with Microsoft Office and Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, Internet Explorer and AOL Instant Messenger. You can find versions of these applications in other distributions but Sun's just work better.
 read more | mail this link | score:6961 | -Ray, March 25, 2004
More Linux articles...

Abstract Art in Tallahassee

Selected articles

Testing the Digital Ocean $5 Cloud Servers with an MMORPG

Space Tyrant: A multiplayer network game for Linux

Mono-culture and the .NETwork effect

Closed Source Linux Distribution Launched

Programming Language Tradeoffs: 3GL vs 4GL

Graffiti Server Download Page

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin