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Java Platform 2 for Linux: Status and Information

$Date: 2005/12/02 21:26:52 $
$Author: kreilede $

What is this page about?

This page is a one-stop collection of all of the information about what's going on with the Blackdown Java 2 versions and other other Java APIs.

Product Status Pages

The following pages show the (not always up-to-date) status of the various stuff we are working on.

Released software can be downloaded from our ftp mirrors.

Useful Links

Recent News

November 29 2005

June 16 2005
Debian packages for Java 2 SE 1.4.2-02 are available now

June 14 2005

March 23 2004
New Security Advisory: Java Web Start Argument Injection Vulnerability (Blackdown-SA-2005-01)
(Our current releases are not affected.)

January 24 2005
Java 2 SE 1.3.1-14-FCS for PowerPC released

November 24 2004
Debian packages for Java 2 SE 1.4.2-01 are available now

November 22 2004
New Security Advisory: Security Vulnerability With Java Plug-in in JRE/SDK (Blackdown-SA-2004-01)

November 22 2004
Java 2 SE 1.4.2-01 released (Release Notes)

September 28 2004
Java 2 SE 1.4.2-fcs released (Release Notes)

December 20 2003
New releases:

March 14 2003
Java 3D 1.3.1-beta released

February 13 2003
Java 2 SE 1.4.1-01 for i386 and SPARC released

February 7 2003
JMF 2.1.1c released

October 29 2002
Press release: Blackdown Offers Java Support for the Upcoming AMD Opteron and AMD Athlon Processors Based On Hammer Technology

October 20 2002
A transcript of the Oct. 15 JDC chat on Java Technology on Linux with guests Calvin Austin, Hui Huang, and Jürgen Kreileder is available now.

July 27 2002
New releases:

July 09 2002
Java 3D 1.3-beta2 released

March 28 2002
Java 2 SE 1.3.1-02b-FCS for i386, PowerPC and Sparc released

January 25 2002
New Security Advisory: Urgent I/O Vulnerability in Green Threads VMs (Blackdown-SA-2002-01)

January 22 2002
Java 2 SE 1.3.1-02a-FCS for PowerPC released

January 16 2002
Java 2 SE 1.3.1-02a-FCS for i386 released

December 21 2001
New releases:

July 06 2001
Java 2 SE 1.3.1-FCS for i386 released

June 02 2001
Java 2 SE 1.3.1-RC1 for iPAQ released

May 26 2001
Java 3D 1.2.1_01 released

May 25 2001
JMF 2.1.1-FCS released

May 04 2001
JavaWorld has selected our Blackdown 1.3 JVM for Linux as a finalist in the Best Java Virtual Machine category of its Editors' Choice Awards.

November 14 2000
JMF 2.1.1-beta2 released

October 24 2000
New releases:

October 04 2000

September 21 2000
JDK/JRE 1.1.8-v3 released

July 31 2000
The following packages have been released:

April 03 2000
Java3D 1.1.3-FCS released



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Juergen Kreileder <jk@blackdown.de>
Last modified: Wed Mar 23 19:20:35 CET 2005