"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..."