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PC Burn: Sun Java Desktop 2003 Review

Apr 30, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Bergeron)

[ Thanks to Chris Bergeron for this link. ]

Sun Microsystems has been in the Unix game for about as long as there's been a Unix. Back in 1987 they helped make Unix System V with AT&T Bell labs. They've been marketing Solaris, one of the main Unix derivatives, for about twenty years. So why, then, would they market a Linux derivative? Let's take a look at what it is they're offering and what it's uses are to shed some light on the 'why.'

"Sun Java Desktop comes in a fairly nice plastic folder and CD holder. There isn't much documentation included to suggest what to do aside from 'insert CD-Rom 1' and we'll see if this is a good thing in a minute..."

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