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CNET News: Sun Cools Down Linux Desktop Plan

Jun 29, 2005, 15:15 (15 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems is stepping away from an effort to sell the Linux operating system for desktop computers, the server and software company's top software executive said Tuesday.

"The Java Desktop System will continue to exist as a product, but now chiefly as software based on Sun's Solaris operating system and directed at programmers, John Loiacono, executive vice president of software, said at a meeting with reporters here at the JavaOne trade show..."

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