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OSNews: First Look At Sun's Java Desktop System

Oct 10, 2003, 19:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)


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"It arrived in the mail today: the Java Desktop System beta, in the form of a live CD, based on SuSE's 8.2 live evaluation CD. I was eager to try Sun's attempt at creating a user-friendly Linux distribution, so I signed up for beta-testing, and this live-CD is the result.

"I was kind of disappointed to see it was only a live-CD, since I am not really fond of them. Live-CDs never seem to function properly on my system, or they do not function at all. But, I inserted the disc into my primary CD-device, and threw all my prejudice in the garbage bin..."

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