Kodi (formally known as XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.
The Los Angeles LAMP Special Interest Group (LAMPsig) is an off-shoot of the Linux Users of Los Angeles (LULA) group. LAMPsig is focused on web development and end user web interfaces. The LAMP environment (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the SIG's starting point.
LibreOffice is a Free Open Source suite of office applications, available for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.
LibreOffice is developed and supported by The Document Foundation, an independent self-governing meritocracy focused on delivering the best possible document production software to a broad range of users.
Created by leading members of the OpenOffice.org community, and building on years of dedicated work within that project, founders of the Document Foundation believe that the culture of an independent community brings out the best from all contributors.
LinHES (formerly KnoppMyth) is an Open Source solution for anyone wanting to build their own PVR. LinHES is powered by Linux, MythTV and various Open Source software. It includes all one needs to make a powerful yet easy to use PVR.
Linode delivers its cloud services from six data centers across the U.S., Europe, and Asia to some of the most innovative companies in the world, such as The Onion and Creative Commons. The company’s proven IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) platform enables customers to fully customize their environment and leverage the improved performance, scalability, and reliability in the most cost-effective way possible. For more information, visit http://www.linode.com/.
The Linux Foundation is the nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. We have comprehensive Linux courses that are vendor-neutral, direct from the source, technically advanced, and customizable to suit your needs. We also have a performance-based, 100% online certification program to give Linux sysadmins a way to prove their Linux knowledge and to give companies and recruiters a way to find the best Linux talent.
The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages at more than 5,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 350,000+ exams and 120,000+ LPIC certifications around the world.
LinuxChix is many things to many people, but it primarily focuses on supporting women in computing, specifically in Open Source/Free Software/Software Libre computing.
LinuxChix is a community that encourages participation by allowing the quieter voices a place to speak without being drowned out by a vocal minority by holding fast to the two core tenets within the LinuxChix community: "be polite" and "be helpful."
The international community of LinuxChix has been active for over nine years and the Los Angeles chapter of LinuxChixLA was established in 2002.
The League of Professional System Administrators (LOPSA) is a nonprofit corporation with members throughout the world. Our mission is to advance the practice of system administration; to support, recognize, educate, and encourage its practitioners; and to serve the public through education and outreach on system administration issues.
LA Drupal is intended to be a hub for Drupal users and their fans in the Los Angeles area to network, collaborate and ask questions. It is their goal to support and encourage the open exchange of ideas that takes place in regular face-to-face meetings, and to promote a greater sense of community for local node-monkeys and pixel-lovers.