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Lycoris Assures Choice of Software in The Netherlands

Desktop Linux Leader Reiterates the Choice of Desktop Linux in The Netherlands, Invites Dutch Computer Stores to Join the Desktop Revolution

MAPLE VALLEY, WA - February 15, 2004 - Lycoris, the worldwide Desktop Linux leader, today announced that choice in the area of Desktop Linux in The Netherlands is alive and well. Dutch citizens are now eligible to receive a flat shipping rate from the Lycoris Store to ensure that they are not locked in to vulnerable and expensive Microsoft software.

“Lycoris is committed to bringing choice to every country in the world,” said Rus Bayne, Vice President of Sales at Lycoris. “By reducing the shipping fee to a nominal amount, we are ensuring that everyone in The Netherlands can purchase Lycoris software at the same price it would be if they bought it from their local computer store.”

This amazing offer allows consumers, businesses and schools with addresses in The Netherlands to pay a flat shipping rate of just five dollars ($5) when purchasing software directly from The Lycoris Store.  Simply by selecting “Netherlands” for the shipping method on the shopping cart page, anyone in The Netherlands can qualify for this great offer.  Additional resellers such as can be found on links throughout the site.

Lycoris products include Desktop/LX, the simple desktop operating system that is familiar, powerful, and fun, the ProductivityPak Office Suite, recently featured as getting a major update, which features full read and write compatibility with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, and the GamePak gaming suite, which includes five full Desktop/LX games plus the ability to play over 200 Windows games on Desktop/LX.

Lycoris is also inviting Dutch computer stores, system builders and value-added resellers to join with the company that is powering the desktop revolution. “Lycoris offers aggressive discounts that will give you the competitive advantage when approaching your clients,” Bayne said. “Our discounts allow you to provide incredible value to your customers and a profit of your own at the same time.” For more information about the Lycoris Reseller Program, including pricing, please visit

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Lycoris was founded in 2000 with a vision of making Linux simple enough for everyone. Lycoris packages Open Source applications for the consumer market and integrates them into Desktop/LX, its simple, robust operating system. Lycoris has enjoyed amazingly positive press coverage in Time Magazine and other publications. Lycoris is positioning itself as the leading provider of the best Linux based operating system specifically targeted for the desktop market, whether purchased separately or pre-installed on Desktop/LX PCs. The company is also the leader in the Linux Tablet arena, pioneering the first and so far only Linux-based Tablet PC operating system, Desktop/LX Tablet Edition. Lycoris sets the standard that all others follow. Visit Lycoris on the web at

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