Originally Published: Monday, 24 January 2000 Author: John Eastman
Published to: news_learn_support/Support News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

MyHelpdesk.com Unveils Comprehensive Linux Computer Help Directories

MyHelpdesk.com, Inc., today unveiled directories of technical support and productivity information for 20 distributions of the Linux operating system and some of the most popular Linux applications. The free directories will include help for Linux Web browsers, graphical desktop environments and Linux utilities and add-ons.

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Free Computer Help Service Gives Open Source Community Technical Support and Productivity Help for the Linux Operating System

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2000-- MyHelpdesk.com, Inc., creator of the Web's largest computer help directory, today unveiled directories of technical support and productivity information for 20 distributions of the Linux operating system and some of the most popular Linux applications. The free directories will include help for Linux Web browsers, graphical desktop environments and Linux utilities and add-ons.

The explosive growth in popularity of the Linux operating system has led to the development of hundreds of Web sites for the open source community, created by everyone from well-established technology publishers to individual enthusiasts. MyHelpdesk.com's Linux help directories serve as a centralized starting point for anyone seeking help or productivity resources on Linux drawn from the very best support Web sites.

Each one of the 20 directories contains the Internet's best resources on everything from searchable knowledge bases and FAQs, to upgrade information and bug reports, to training and tutorials. The 20 directories cover the most popular distributions of the Linux operating system, including Caldera Open Linux, Corel Linux, Debian, Linux Mandrake, MK Linux, Red Hat, Slackware, SuSE and WinLinux 2000.

"The MyHelpdesk.com Linux directories serve as one-stop support for anyone who needs help, training or information on the Linux operating system," said Kent Summers, president and CEO of MyHelpdesk.com. "The Linux community is, by its very nature, decentralized, thus making the MyHelpdesk.com resources tremendously valuable for a wide range of users, from beginners to experts. No other site on the Internet provides such in-depth and high quality help directories for Linux and the more than 1,800 other products that MyHelpdesk.com features."

With MyHelpdesk.com, Internet users can create their own customized helpdesk where each individual's computer configuration and level of expertise remains stored. As questions and problems arise, MyHelpdesk.com recommends only the specific, relevant products and services that are needed to assist the user, thus saving valuable time and effort. MyHelpdesk.com's free service simplifies the computer user's experience, closing the gap between the best support resources and the computer user's most common computing help and productivity needs.

About MyHelpdesk.com, Inc.

MyHelpdesk.com, Inc. has created the Web's largest computer help directory to provide Internet users fast, personalized, free access to the best in computer help resources for over 1,800 popular software and hardware products. MyHelpdesk.com's computer help directories, which are hand picked by an experienced editorial staff, consist of 30 common help categories, including searchable knowledge bases, phone support, tips, message boards, chats, training and much more. In addition, through its innovative Computer Help Center(TM) Partner Program and Premier Affiliate Program, MyHelpdesk.com works with leading companies such as CMP, Ericsson and PeoplePC and a network of entrepreneurial Web publishers to make its directories broadly available to users across the entire Internet. Based in Norwood, Mass., MyHelpdesk.com can be reached at: http://www.myhelpdesk.com.





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