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


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.

Booth Number: 11

Lightcrest specializes in managed infrastructure solutions for organizations with complex and dynamic requirements. We offer managed infrastructure, private and hybrid cloud solutions, bespoke IP networking and full-stack technology management. In addition, Lightcrest provides professional services to leading organizations in the areas of data management, information retrieval, machine learning, architecture-at-scale, and information security compliance including PCI and HIPAA.

Booth Number: 77

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.

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.

Booth Number: 73
Media Sponsor

Available in both print and digital editions, Linux Pro Magazine (Linux Magazine outside North America) brings practical, hands-on solutions for real users who depend on Linux in their daily lives. Our readers are a new generation of Linux experts who are pushing the limits of Linux as a server, desktop, and development platform. They read Linux Pro Magazine to learn more about technologies and products for Linux.

Special Event Sponsor

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.

Booth Number: 24

LinuxMCE is a next generation smart home platform, based on Kubuntu Linux. It fuses the capabilities of a multi-homed media center, a home automation system, and a home file server and gateway into a single system, which can be deployed in a home and used as an appliance.LinuxMCE combines MythTV, VDR, Asterisk, Xine, and other open source projects, along with a comprehensive code base amassing over four million lines of code to create a smart home platform unlike any other, seamlessly providing control over:

Booth Number: 16

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.

Booth Number: 74

LA Django is group for lovers and users of the Python web framework Django. Whether you consider yourself Professional or amateur, expert or just curious to see if Django is for you, please join us for our monthly meeting.

Booth Number: 17