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The Register: Wal-Mart and Sun Share Linux Desktop Lust

Mar 24, 2004, 17:00 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Wal-Mart has added to an already extensive lineup of Linux operating systems by signing on to sell Sun Microsystems' Java Desktop System.

"At present, the new Sun Java OS gear is a bit hard to find. Wal-Mart has tucked the kit away on its Microtel PCs page. With SuSE, Lindows, Lycoris and Sun Java OS computers now all available, Wal-Mart is the clear leader in the Linux desktop market. It's a minor claim to fame at present but could pay off in the long run should more consumers take a risk on the open source operating system..."

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