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Qli Technologies now offering Lycoris Desktop/LX on all Linux Systems

Leading Midwestern Linux Systems vendor has begun selling Lycoris operating system on its full line of computers.

Redmond, WA - April 8, 2003 - Qli Technologies has partnered with Lycoris to make Lycoris Desktop/LX available on all Qli Linux Computer systems, including Notebooks and the recently announced "Pre-Modded" Linux Systems. Adding to the growing list of OEMs who see the expansion of Linux desktop market, Qli Technologies chose Lycoris Desktop/LX as the vehicle to target the less-technical customer and bring Linux to a broader audience.

"We are very pleased to add Lycoris to our list of pre-installed operating system choices," says Ray Sanders, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Qli Technologies. "Lycoris offers the ease of use and outstanding value that our customers look for."

Lycoris and Qli Technologies both have a strong commitment to value and quality, making this partnership a natural fit. Qli Technologies has won acclaim in Linux Magazine and other publications for their computer systems, and Lycoris Desktop/LX was touted as a 'best bet' for a Linux desktop OS by Time Magazine and has enjoyed many outstanding reviews.

"More people are becoming aware of alternatives every day. Qli makes it easy for those people to custom-configure their system to precisely meet their needs while maintaining an outstanding level of value. Lycoris is delighted to work with Qli to help consumers get a PC pre-installed with Desktop/LX and give them the best Linux experience possible," states Joseph Cheek, President and CTO of Lycoris.

About Lycoris

Lycoris, located in Redmond, Washington, was founded in 2000 with a vision of making Linux simple enough for everyone and pioneered the Linux-based home-user desktop. Lycoris packages Open Source applications for the consumer market and integrates them into Desktop/LX, its simple, robust OS. Lycoris has enjoyed amazingly positive press coverage inTime Magazine and other publications as the provider of the best Linux desktop, whether purchased separately or pre-installed on Desktop/LX PCs.

About Qli Technologies

Founded in 1998, Qli Technologies provides a wide range of AMD and Intel-powered Linux systems, from Clustering Systems, Affordable "Home/Office Systems," Server Systems, Notebooks, and the recently announced "Pre-Modded" Linux Systems. Qli Technologies also provides a wide range of Linux Distributions for their customers to choose from. All Qli Linux Computer systems feature free e-mail-based technical support, and an industry leading 3 year parts and labor warranty (3 yr warranty optional on notebooks).

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