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The SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LINUX EXPO announces a special entrance
promotion! Insert promo code F633F on the ticket-ordering page, and
get an Exhibit-only ticket for free! Get your ticket here:
You'll be able to see all these great exhibitors, and get a SCALE tote
bag to boot!
Sun Microsystems', Inc. Linux distribution is now delivered on the
Sun[LX50, the first in a family of Linux servers that provide a flexible
solution for applications that live on the edge of the network. Linux is
consistent with Sun's computing vision of employing open standards and
nonproprietary interfaces to develop products and services that address
the needs of a variety of environments.
IBM offers the most comprehensive portfolio of Linux-based e-business
products in the industry, helping companies deploy integrated, scalable
e-business solutions for a competitive advantage in an increasingly
Web-connected world. With such a wide variety of Linux-ready IBM
hardware, software and applications, it's no wonder more and more IBM
Business Partners are expanding their businesses to provide Linux-based
solutions to customers.
MSC Linux is the definitive cluster distribution.
MSC Linux offers many advantages over other Linux distributions. These
advantages stem from MSC.Software's 40-year heritage and involvement in
high-performance scientific and technical computing. Features of this
distribution include compute cluster management tools, graphical
interface and fast-installation with an easy-to-use, web-based
installation and system administration.
Sony Computer Entertainment America
Sony will have Playstation� 2 systems running Linux using the Linux Kit
for Playstation� 2. The kit, which comes with a hard drive, ethernet
adaptor, keyboard and mouse, transforms the Playstation� 2 into a fully
functional desktop computer running Linux.
MySQL is showing off their MySQL Database Server, the most widely used
open source database.
The Tolis Group
Tolis makes the BRU backup software for Linux. They will be
demonstrating their backup solutions for everything from personal
systems to large business networks.
Marshel Network Security is showing its network security device based on
open source. MNS will also be showing their on line reporting system.
ApacheCon will be offering their discounted early bird registration at
the Southern California Linux Expo. Normally, their early bird price
ends on October 4th, but anyone who registers at SCALE will receive the
early bird price special.
Hacom is showing embedded OpenBrick platforms. OpenBrick is an open
platform optimized for Open Source / Free Software solutions (firewall,
micro-server, PABX, thin client, multimedia...). OpenBrick is small
(180x118x40mm), light (about 900g) and completely silent with a fanless
300 Mhz x86 compatible 300Mhz Geode processor. Software can be installed
on a Compact Flash or an optional Hard Disk.
Local User Groups:
USCLUG: Webmin -Web-based interface for Unix system administration
SCLUG: Guarddog Firewall - User friendly firewall generation/management
LULA: Open Office; GIMP; Linux Terminal Server Project;
LILAX: Desktop install of FreeBSD; Notebook install of Debian
SFVLUG: Linux server running LDAP, Cyrus, Apache, Samba, and Postfix;
Linux client running Evolution; Windows client running Outlook with
Bynari client DLLs, allowing it to think it's talking to an Exchange
OCLUG: Alternate Desktops; Games: Quake 3, lbreakout2; Office
Applications: Lyx, Abiword, Gnumeric; Wine; Unison File Syncronizer
LPUGSC: Gentoo Linux; SCO Linux (United Linux 1.0 Beta)
LinuxChix of LA: Open Office Transition and Integration
SGVLUG: Virtual Terrain Server
INLUG: Ben Cooper will be discussing the processor architecture he is
designing for a high-speed, low-power general-purpose computer that uses
Linux as its OS.
Non Profit Organizations:
FreeSCO (a free, open source alternative to Cisco)
SoCalWUG (Wireless networking technology and security)
LPBN: LPBN has demonstrations of the LPBN system. One new feature is
videochat. Interviews between hosts and guests will be done through
broadband streaming. Live video streams of host and guest are captured
and re-broadcast out onto a single stream. The audience can see and hear
them live and use the LPBN videochat to communicate with the host, guest
and other members of the audience.
FSF: FSF's mission is to preserve, protect and promote the freedom to
use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer software, and to
defend the rights of Free Software users.
Quick Event Info:
Date: November 2nd, 2002
Time: 9 am - 5 pm (registration begins at 8 a.m.)
Location: Davidson Conference Center on the University of Southern
Please visit our web site for additional conference information and to
register. See you there! http://www.socallinuxexpo.com/
Print a SCALE poster!: http://socallinuxexpo.com/poster/poster.pdf