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FreeOS.com: A look at Helix GNOME

Nov 26, 2000, 17:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amit Chattopadhyay)

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"Meet Miguel de Icaza, a man who has realized that computing is not just about the cleverest software techniques, but also about reaching out to the general public. Helix code, Miguel's company, quite aptly, intends to 'deliver intelligence' through its products. Helix GNOME is the first software package released by the company."

"If you haven't tried out the GNOME desktop environment and feel intimidated by installation procedures, Helix GNOME is the best excuse you can give yourself to install the GNOME environment on your system!"

"Ten years ago, most PC users believed that UNIX was the domain of hackers and caffeine drowsed programmers. UNIX and even Linux machines tend to conjure up images of reams and reams of green colored text pouring out of an 80x25 resolution text mode! While many newbies unknowingly continue to remain in the dark ages of the text mode, most Linux users can today confidently setup the free XFree86 environment to provide a user-friendly graphical interface to the once arcane world of Linux."

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