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Ubuntu maker to distribute Sun's Java

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Canonical will distribute Sun's open-source Glassfish software for running Java on servers with the Ubuntu version of Linux, the companies plan to announce Wednesday. Glassfish, released in 2005, is Java Enterprise Edition software that lets programs run on servers; it relies on core Java Standard Edition software that Sun plans to begin making open-source by the end of 2006. Glassfish competes with open-source application software including Apache's Geronimo and Red Hat's JBoss.

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