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CFG Press and Lycoris Announce World’s First In-Depth Guide to Lycoris Desktop/LX

Authorized User Guide Perfect for Everyone

Waynesboro, PA and Maple Valley, WA - Friday, March 26, 2004 -
CFG Press and Lycoris today announced the immediate availability of Lycoris Desktop/LX: Authorized User Guide, the world’s first in-depth guide to the popular desktop Linux operating system.  For the first time, Lycoris users can now obtain detailed, in-depth information about every aspect of Desktop/LX, including installation, configuration, included applications and tools, and more.

The Authorized User Guide is the ideal companion for every Desktop/LX user,” said Wayne Cheek, CEO of CFG Press. “We are proud to have been the first publisher in the world to have created a comprehensive reference guide for Lycoris’ flagship desktop operating system.”

“Desktop/LX users now have access to a clear and easily understood reference guide,” said Joseph Cheek, CEO and Founder of Lycoris. “The Authorized User Guide is also very thorough, which makes it a great way for both new and experienced users to get to know Desktop/LX. CFG Press has done a wonderful job putting this guide together, and working with their team has been a pleasure.”

Lycoris Desktop/LX: Authorized User Guide has 338 pages and fifteen chapters packed with invaluable information, and covers a wide range of topics, such as installation, customizing the desktop, working with the file system, using the Control Center, accessing the Internet, using the included applications, and installing additional software.

The book includes the following chapters:

  • Installing Desktop/LX
  • Getting Started
  • Left-Click Customizing: Panel and Taskbar
  • Right-Click Customizing: Panel and Taskbar
  • The File System
  • Control Center
  • The Worldwide Web at Your Fingertips
  • Productivity Software
  • Pictures and Photos
  • Music and Movies
  • Accessory Programs
  • Games and Puzzles
  • Working with Networks
  • System Management Tools
  • Adding New Software

Lycoris Desktop/LX: Authorized User Guide (Amethyst Update 3 Edition) is now available in electronic e-book format for just $25.00. A printed edition covering Amethyst Update 4 is planned for release later this year, and a $10 discount coupon is included with the Amethyst Update 3 e-book edition. You can purchase the e-book edition now from the Lycoris Store.

About CFG Press

CFG Press is an independent publishing company that specializes in books and tools for Linux users. Founded in 2003, CFG Press aims to become a leading provider of reliable, accurate and comprehensive reference publications for Linux users. The company is currently planning additional reference titles to expand its product portfolio, including guides to the Lycoris ProductivityPak and the Lycoris DevTools. Visit CFG Press on the web at http://www.cfgpress.com/

About Lycoris

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 http://www.sociologyby.org/

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CFG Press
Wayne Cheek
wayne@cfgpress.com

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