Ubuntu Users Get Java Surprise
Apr 19, 2007, 12:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
"Ubuntu has long been associated with many shades of brown, the
colors of humanity which the distribution and its community
embraces. But in today's release of Ubuntu 7.04, a new color will
be added to the palette: the color purple.
"That's the color often associated with Sun Microsystems, which
has partnered with Ubuntu's vendor Canonical to release a complete,
free-of-charge Java stack for Ubuntu users. The stack is made up
from Sun's J2EE offering GlassFish, Java SE (JDK 6), Derby-based
Java DB 10.2, and the NetBeansIDE 5.5 IDE.
"While Java components have been around for quite some time,
this will be the first time users will be able to be able to easily
download and install this stack. They're all just an apt-get