Java Desktop for X Window

Copyright © 2001-2004 The JD4X Project
Refer to the GNU General Public License for more details.

Current version: v0.2 stable
Major Modules released: Arch, JUNK, Linux and Moth.
Minor Modules released: Tutorial Controller, Tutorial Window Manager.

Why Tell Others About The JD4X Project?
There are Java developers and users out there on the internet who are looking for a project like JD4X but have not been told that JD4X already exist. If you like what the project is doing, help us tell others about it in other forums and news channels. With a critical mass of end users supporting and contributing to the JD4X project, we can help change the poor and often misunderstood image of the Java Desktop.

How To Install JD4X?

java -jar install.jar

If you are installing JD4X as root (unzipping the binary into a system directory) but you want to install it into a user account. You'll need to complete the unzip first as root and then login to your user account later. In your user account, issue the same command again in the unzipped directory.

Where To Start?
Introduction to the JD4X tutorial desktop implementation.
How to configure the default desktop menu.
How to configure the task bar applets.
How to configure the desktop background.
How to configure the desktop frame theme.
How to manage the threads in JUNK.
How to manage the processes and shared Jvms in JUNK.
How to use the shared Jvms in JUNK.
How to support the shared Jvm feature in JD4X.
How to manage plugin modules.
How to build your own Java desktop using JD4X.
How you can help.
How to report bugs.
What are the third party software that is distributed by default with JD4X.
How to automatically get notified about new releases and updates.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ).
Download other cool JD4X compliant software that is not part of the default distribution.
Who are the JD4X Project Team members and Other contributers.
Help sponsor a child with World Vision.
The JD4X project home page.
Forums for JD4X.