Java Desktop System Release 3 on Linux Release Notes

1.1 Product Features

The Java Desktop System includes the following features:

Built from open source

The source code for almost all of the software included with the Java Desktop System is freely available.

Software development tools

Advanced tools to assist developers in creating Java-technology based applications are included.

Productivity applications

A complete office suite is included that provides a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing tool, and database design tool. Applications for instant messaging, web browsing, and email and calendar management are also included.