"Sun Microsystems this week vowed more support for Java
development tools running on Linux and discussed the potential for
Linux at the desktop level.
"Sun development tools group marketing manager Jeff Anders said
at the LinuxWorld trade show that the Santa Clara, Calif. outfit
sees opportunities for Linux and Java combinations on customers'
desktops as an alternative to Microsoft Windows.
"The Linux on desktops concept was touted by Novell CEO Jack
Messman in a keynote Wednesday. Anders said Sun feels Novell's
assertion that Linux on desktops will see a significant hike this
year is accurate..."