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BW: Helix Code Introduces First Complete Desktop Application Package For Linux

Mar 06, 2000, 14:41 (7 Talkback[s])

"GNOME expected to set benchmark for desktop productivity software."

"Helix Code, Inc. today unveiled a preview version of its Helix GNOME desktop -- a collection of more than 80 industry-leading software applications designed to meet every need of the Linux user."

"Helix GNOME, a compilation of the industry-standard GNOME desktop software, marks the first time a suite of Windows-alternative software applications has been offered in one package for Linux users."

"In accomplishing this, Helix Code Inc., has quickly established itself as a leader in providing alternatives to the Windows-based suite of software."

"'With Helix GNOME, we're seeing the most complete suite yet of open source applications that are ready to challenge closed-source, Windows(TM)-based application software,' said Michael Tiemann, chief technology officer for Red Hat, a leading supplier of the Linux operating system. 'This development is a tremendous example of their vision to create an open source application environment and assemble a best-of-breed collection of software applications that the industry needs, and users want.'"

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