JavaStation-HOWTO Distribution Home


This is the home of the 'Linux on the Sun JavaStation NC HOWTO', commonly referred to as the JavaStation-HOWTO'. This document describes how one can install and run the GNU/Linux operating system on a Sun JavaStation network computer. It also answers the frequently asked questions newcommers may have.

As of April 24th, 2000, the JavaStation-HOWTO is a member document of the Linux Documentation Project. It is mirrored there at

License and Copyright

The 'JavaStation-HOWTO' document is copywritten and released under terms of the GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.1.

The GFDL protects the freedom of the document and its endusers, while also recognizing the copyright of the author. The GFDL says one is free to copy and redistribute the document, with or without changes, either commercially or non-commercially, while preserving credit for the author, and not holding the author responsible for modifications made by others. No commercial entity can ever buy out or hijack the document.

Thanks to the GFDL, you can be assured that the JavaStation-HOWTO is available for you to freely read, either here or somewhere else, without restrictions.

Available HOWTO Output Formats

The Linux on JavaStation document is available in a number of post-processed forms:

JavaStation-HOWTO (HTML/multi-page)

JavaStation-HOWTO (HTML/single-page)

JavaStation-HOWTO (Adobe PDF)

JavaStation-HOWTO (Adobe PostScript)

JavaStation-HOWTO (ASCII Text)

JavaStation-HOWTO (Rich Text Format)

JavaStation-HOWTO (Docbook XML Source)

The 'Linux on the Sun JavaStation NC' HOWTO by Robert Dubinski, Copyright 1999-2001.
Email author at: with suggestions and criticisms.