TechRepublic: Linux users: Upgrade to Helix Gnome!
Jul 01, 2000, 13:42 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Engelking)
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"...I wasn't too impressed with the Gnome GUI—that is,
until I found Helix Gnome. ... It was only when Gnome released GNU
version 1.2 that I actually learned about Helix Gnome. I ventured
to Gnome.org and found a link that took me directly to
helixcode.com, the home of Helix Code. Little did I know at that
time, about an hour later I would be running Linux with Helix
"...the installation for Helix Gnome was actually quite
different from what I was used to. It is actually a means of PUSH
technology, meaning the software that you require is downloaded off
of the Internet and installed onto your machine."
"I immediately saw a difference in how the program loaded.
It was almost like watching a Mac start up when it's first
booted. A welcome screen appeared, with little icons to show
which programs were being loaded into Gnome. Needless to say, I was