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Open source Java added to Linux distros

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Sun Microsystems, Canonical and Red Hat have announced the inclusion of OpenJDK-based implementations in Fedora 9 and Ubuntu 8.04 Long Term Support Server and Desktop editions.

Sun branded the move as a "key plank" in furthering its open source Java technology initiatives.

In addition, the NetBeans 6.0 Integrated Development Environment is being delivered as part of the Ubuntu 8.04 LTS release.

In a parallel announcement Canonical has certified Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server Edition on several Sun x86 systems.

Developers using Fedora 9 or Ubuntu 8.04 LTS will receive free software implementations based on Java technology as a standard element of an open source developer stack.

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