XToolkit on Solaris/Linux

Starting with Java SE 5.0, AWT has been re-implemented on the Solaris and Linux platforms. The new Toolkit implementation provides the following advantages:

The new Toolkit (XToolkit) is default both on Linux and Solaris.

Explicitly Setting the Toolkit

You can explicitly set the toolkit for an applet or application using an environment variable or a system property. Keep in mind that the environment variable overrides the system property.


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