Any truth in this quote? (one for Linux geeks)

Did Linus Torvalds really say this, or is it a typical web myth?..

Almost near the end of this page

Lookit me go!
Found another link.

Not a lot of people know the first major Linux application was software to predict and track herpes outbreaks.

It wasn’t much of a sucess, not many people used it.
The internet just wasn’t ready for Open-Sores software.

I’m a professional Linux programmer and I have no idea what ‘I got those with the system for free’ means. Got WHAT with the system free? Crashes? Programs in general? I can’t grok it.

Buit in or included with the OS package.

Oh Oh I forgot to be specific.

APPLICATIONS Such as Notepad, Scan Disc, etc. etc.