The Eleventh Annual Southern California Linux Expo
February 22-24, 2013
Hilton Los Angeles International Airport


The Hawthorne Center for Innovation, started in 2001, to offer informal learning experiences to K-12 homeschoolers in the Inland Empire Area of Southern California, has over the years morphed into a research center and innovation incubator committed to "predicting the future by inventing".

Booth Number: 96
Gold Sponsor

HP Open Source and Linux solutions are designed to solve your business-critical IT problems today. In fact, we sell over a million Linux servers a year delivering virtualization, strong security, storage, management and governance.

Platinum Sponsor

IBM and Linux can help your business expand with cost-effective hardware choices, from x86 servers to 64-bit computing, mainframes and supercomputers. There are now more than 15,000 IBM Linux customer engagements worldwide, allowing customers to reduce their computing costs with solutions ranging from webserving, ERP, consolidation and virtualization, to the world's largest supercomputers.

illumos aspires to be the community-built and -maintained version of Oracle's OpenSolaris code. illumos replaces the closed binaries from the upstream code and aims to closely follow upstream releases, allowing continued independant development. 

illumos was initiated by Nexenta employees in collaboration with OpenSolaris community members and volunteers. While Nexenta does sponsor some of the work, illumos is independent of Nexenta. illumos aims to be a common base for multiple community distributions. It is run by the community on a system of meritocracy. 

Booth Number: 70

Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Supported SVG features include shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and grouping.

Booth Number: 78

In a nutshell, Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 400 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.

Booth Number: 39

KDE, the KDE Software Compilation, is a contemporary desktop environment for UNIX, Linux and BSD workstations. KDE seeks to fulfill the need for an easy to use desktop for, similar to those found on Macintosh and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Booth Number: 34

The Kleio's Libary project works towards a Creative Commons history database that virtualizes the experience of taking a stack of index cards to the libary and doing some research, then using that research to write an article or book. The ultimate goal of the project is to build a 3D engine that will literally bring history alive. 

Booth Number: 60

Komputers 4 R Kids is a 501 c(3) public charity and a California state licensed collector of e-waste. Our organization’s main aim is computers for children, as our name implies. Ensuring that computer systems are reused and recycled so that they do not end up in our landfills also provides environmental benefits.

Booth Number: 64

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.

The LAMPSIG group will be showcasing the Synergy application.

Booth Number: 36