[clug] Why isn't Java popular on the Linux Desktop?

Nathan O'Sullivan nathan.osullivan at team.mammoth.com.au
Thu Jul 9 20:13:40 MDT 2009

Mono has been in the news a bit recently, and I don't want to rehash 
that topic.

I'm not involved in the Java world, but perhaps someone here is. Why do 
you think Java has not taken off for Linux Desktop apps? What needs to 
happen for it to do so?

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