Helium User Documentation
The KnownSpace architecture, while providing excellent features and
flexibility makes high demands on a computer. The following is a
light-hearted list of requirements and a suggested configuration
for using Helium.
If your system supports Web Start it will automatically
download the required version of the Java Runtime Environment
(in this case 1.4.0 or greater).
As much RAM as possible
Helium, when containing a large number of messages, can use a
great deal of memory. At least 256MB of RAM is recommended. It
will work with less, of course, but the more the merrier.
As much CPU speed as possible
Future revisions of Helium will provide
mechanism for using available disk space as additional storage