internetnews.com: Sun Lights up Java Desktop on x86

“Sun Microsystems has taken the wraps off a new version of its
Java Desktop System (JDS) running on its Solaris OS.

“The Santa Clara, Calif.-based network computer maker, which
made its JDS Release 2 software available this past weekend, said
it has now ported the desktop environment to Solaris running Intel
and AMD x86-based servers and workstations…

“Like its SPARC-based counterparts, JDS for x86 is a combination
of a GNOME desktop environment, StarOffice productivity suite (word
processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing and database
capabilities), Mozilla browser, Evolution e-mail and calendar
client, RealNetworks’ RealONE player, Macromedia Flash, Java 2
Standard Edition, but with a Solaris operating system instead of
its common SUSE Linux backing…”