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Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 15:32:40 -0500
From: Greg Palmer <greg@linuxfest.net>
Subject: SmartWare Returns to Kansas City  and LinuxFest 2000


       Contact Information:

       Tom Hauetter
       Chief Executive Officer
       SmartWare Corporation
       (913) 721-1600

                   Smartware Linux Powered Solutions

                   To Be Showcased At LinuxFest 2000

       Kansas City, Kansas  June 13, 2000  ; Smartware Corporation
       (www.smartware2000.com) announced today that the Smartware suite
of applications
       and application development tools for the Linux platform are
being showcased at
       LinuxFest 2000, an international showcase of Linux applications
being held June 20
       through 24, 2000 at Kansas City, Kansas.

       "The power of SmartWare is evident in the diverse range of
platform independent
       business solutions that have been created by hundreds of
application developers
       worldwide using Smartware application development tools"
commented Smartware
       President, Tom Hauetter. "LINUXfest provides us with the
opportunity to showcase for
       both customers and industry partners the broad range of Linux
based solutions created
       by SmartWare developers from around the world."

       "Our business value proposition is that particularly for small
and medium sized
       businesses and for application developers targeting that
audience, the Smartware
       application development environment provides a cost effective
alternative for designing,
       developing and deploying affordable business solutions. We are
actively working with
       our developer community to continuously improve SmartWare and to
add to the
       portfolio of applications developed using the Smartware

       On line registration for LinuxFest 2000 is now available at

       About SmartWare Corporation

       SmartWare Corporation, head quartered in Kansas City, Kansas,
develops and sells
       SmartWare rapid application development tools and application
suites. The SmartWare
       application suite includes several business applications as well
as an integrated
       database, programming language and rapid application development
       SmartWare enables software developers to design, implement and
deploy cost effective
       business solutions that operate in Windows, UNIX and LINUX
       Independent developers currently support numerous SmartWare based
       developed for Fortune 500 companies including MRP,
Mission-Critical accounting
       systems and HR solutions.

       SmartWare Corporation is a wholly subsidiary of ANGOSS Software
Corporation -
       CDNX: ANC  ; www.angoss.com.

       This press release may contain forward-looking statements
relating to the future
       performance of Smartware Corporation. Forward-looking statements,
specifically those
       concerning future performance and the achievement of operating
profitability are
       subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results
may differ materially.
       These risks and uncertainties include the risk of possible
customer disappointment or
       dissatisfaction with Smartware products, and any resulting
failure to expand the user
       base as anticipated by the Company; the Company's limited
operating history and
       losses; increases in expenses; unproved market acceptance of the
Company's products
       and services; technical uncertainties related to releases of new
or modified products
       and adapting products to specific customer requirements; risks
involving management
       of growth; competition and the introduction of new entrants
and/or new products in the
       Company's markets; product development risks and risks of
technological change; the
       risk of unanticipated expenses or asset reevaluations; and other
risks and uncertainties
       all as described in the disclosure documents filed with
securities regulatory authorities
       in accordance with applicable securities laws.

       Note: The Canadian Venture Exchange has neither approved nor
disapproved the above