Kids on Computers (KOC) is a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of volunteers who want to bring computers and free and open source software to disadvantaged kids in order to provide them with increased educational opportunities so they can enrich their own lives and the lives within their communities. KOC currently has labs in Mexico, Argentina, Nepal, India, and Morocco.
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Friday Jan 22nd 2pm - 6pm
Saturday Jan 23rd 10am - 6pm
Sunday Jan 24th 10am - 2pm
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.
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.
LINBIT creates next generation resilient storage with Open Source products. As the leader in Linux High Availability and Disaster Recovery technologies for over 15 years, LINBIT's product, DRBD, is now the defacto replication standard for High-Availability Clusters. LINBIT provides development, support, and consulting to the entire Linux High Availability Cluster Stack.
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/.
High Quality, affordable training for Linux and Cloud services for Teams & Individuals of all skill levels.
Linux Astronomy is a volunteer organization with the goal of encouraging students to get involved in both the world of Free and Open Source Software as well as the world of astronomy. The group has been designing and building a Linux-powered remotely-controlled telescope.
Attendees will be able to see and learn about the evolution of the Linux Astronomy telescope. Attendees will also be able to see astronomy-related programs running on the Linux operating system. Various cool hardware hacks in various states of functionality will also be shown.
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 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.