Flame Petro-Minerals Corp. Name Change Approved to LinuxWizardry Systems, Inc. with Requested Symbol LNXWF

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 17, 2000 (PRIMEZONE) -- Flame Petro-Minerals Corp. (OTCBB:FPMCF) held a LinuxWizardry, Inc. well-attended shareholders meeting Wednesday, March 15. At the meeting, shareholders voted to rename Flame Petro-Minerals Corp as LinuxWizardry Systems, Inc. and selected the new requested symbol LNXWF.

Shareholders also approved an amended stock options agreement.

Shareholders were then treated to a presentation by senior management of LinuxWizardry concerning the Apprentice Router status, marketing opportunities and their plan to take full advantage of the explosive growth of the Linux industry.

The new name, LinuxWizardry Systems, Inc. and the new symbol, LNXWF, more closely represent the Company's true business activities as a pure-play Linux company and will once and forever remove confusion for potential investors.

LinuxWizardry Systems, Inc is a Linux company specializing in network appliances and enterprise computing. The Apprentice router is expected to make a significant impact in the small office/home office (SOHO) market.


Flame Petro-Minerals Corp. (www.flamepetro.com) is a fully reporting company on the OTC Bulletin Board (Symbol FPMCF) with operations in British Columbia, Canada. Flame Petro-Minerals Corp. has diversified into the Linux-based technology sector by acquiring 100% ownership in LinuxWizardry, Inc.


LinuxWizardry, Inc. (www.linuxwizardry.com) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Flame Petro-Minerals Corp. with operations in Florida, which develops and manufactures Linux-based enterprise software and hardware for end-to-end networking solutions for small and medium size businesses.


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