ITworld Open Source http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/46/all en Use LightDM lock screen instead of Unity in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415238/use-lightdm-lock-screen-instead-unity-ubuntu-1404 Ubuntu 14.04 comes with a new lock screen, but here&#039;s how to go back to the old one (Light DM) if you don&#039;t like it. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415238/use-lightdm-lock-screen-instead-unity-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415238/use-lightdm-lock-screen-instead-unity-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Operating Systems Tip android apps for linux systems administrators Ubuntu Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:24:53 +0000 jimlynch 415238 at http://www.itworld.com Android will survive the larger screen onslaught of the iPhone 6 http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415210/android-will-survive-larger-screen-onslaught-iphone-6 Those predicting the doom of Android because of the iPhone 6 are quite wrong. Plus: Take a screenshot tour of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and does Linux disappoint some Windows users?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415210/android-will-survive-larger-screen-onslaught-iphone-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415210/android-will-survive-larger-screen-onslaught-iphone-6#comments Open Source News Android Ubuntu Windows Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:11:21 +0000 jimlynch 415210 at http://www.itworld.com For Red Hat, it's RHEL and then...? http://www.itworld.com/software/415129/red-hat-its-rhel-and-then Red Hat has successfully grown Linux into an enterprise platform, now it&#039;s looking to do the same with OpenStack <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415129/red-hat-its-rhel-and-then" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415129/red-hat-its-rhel-and-then#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking Open Source Operating Systems Software News Linux OpenStack Red Hat RHEL Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:00:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415129 at http://www.itworld.com Ubuntu 14.04 LTS reviews http://www.itworld.com/software/415103/ubuntu-1404-reviews The early reviews of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS are out, find out what the critics think of Trusty Tahr. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415103/ubuntu-1404-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415103/ubuntu-1404-reviews#comments Open Source Software News Linux Ubuntu Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:20:34 +0000 jimlynch 415103 at http://www.itworld.com Apache OpenOffice hits major 100 million downloads milestone in under 2 years http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415094/apache-openoffice-hits-major-100-million-downloads-milestone-under-2-years Yep, a lot of folks are using Apache OpenOffice -- despite the fact that many Linux distros now default to LibreOffice.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415094/apache-openoffice-hits-major-100-million-downloads-milestone-under-2-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415094/apache-openoffice-hits-major-100-million-downloads-milestone-under-2-years#comments Open Source Software News OpenOffice Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:43:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415094 at http://www.itworld.com First look: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149173/first-look-ubuntu-1404-lts-415086 <!--paging_filter--><p>New graphical bells and whistles, plus security improvements.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149173/first-look-ubuntu-1404-lts-415086" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Source Software Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:00:00 +0000 kgerich 415086 at http://www.itworld.com Install XiX Media Player in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414948/install-xix-media-player-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install the XiX Media Player in Ubuntu 14.04.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414948/install-xix-media-player-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414948/install-xix-media-player-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:59:24 +0000 jimlynch 414948 at http://www.itworld.com Install XiX Media Player in Linux Mint 16 http://www.itworld.com/software/414947/install-xix-media-player-linux-mint-16 Here&#039;s how you can install the XiX Media Player in Linux Mint 16.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/414947/install-xix-media-player-linux-mint-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/414947/install-xix-media-player-linux-mint-16#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux linux mint Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:58:23 +0000 jimlynch 414947 at http://www.itworld.com Install Ambiance Crunchy themes in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414944/install-ambiance-crunchy-themes-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install the Ambiance Crunchy themes in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414944/install-ambiance-crunchy-themes-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414944/install-ambiance-crunchy-themes-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:48:23 +0000 jimlynch 414944 at http://www.itworld.com Install Ambiance Crunchy themes in Linux Mint 16 http://www.itworld.com/software/414942/install-ambiance-crunchy-themes-linux-mint-16 Here&#039;s how you can install the Ambiance Crunchy themes in Linux Mint 16.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/414942/install-ambiance-crunchy-themes-linux-mint-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/414942/install-ambiance-crunchy-themes-linux-mint-16#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux linux mint Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:47:28 +0000 jimlynch 414942 at http://www.itworld.com Upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414941/upgrade-ubuntu-1310-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can use the terminal to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414941/upgrade-ubuntu-1310-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414941/upgrade-ubuntu-1310-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:36:55 +0000 jimlynch 414941 at http://www.itworld.com 10 hot Hadoop startups to watch http://www.itworld.com/software/414912/10-hot-hadoop-startups-watch As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes vastly important. Hadoop enables the processing of large data sets in a distributed environment and has become almost synonymous with big data. Here are 10 startups with solutions for unlocking big data value.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/414912/10-hot-hadoop-startups-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/414912/10-hot-hadoop-startups-watch#comments Big Data Open Source Software Feature Hadoop Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:55:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 414912 at http://www.itworld.com Is Amazon's Fire TV a dud for gamers? http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414905/amazons-fire-tv-dud-gamers Amazon&#039;s launch of the Fire TV has breathed new life into the television set top box market. But how good is the gaming experience on the FIre TV? Reviews seem to indicate that it&#039;s a mixed bag right now. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414905/amazons-fire-tv-dud-gamers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414905/amazons-fire-tv-dud-gamers#comments Open Source News Amazon Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:43:38 +0000 jimlynch 414905 at http://www.itworld.com Red Hat adds muscle to Docker container technology http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414809/red-hat-adds-muscle-docker-container-technology Red Hat is looking to advance the Docker Linux container application for wider enterprise use.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414809/red-hat-adds-muscle-docker-container-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/414809/red-hat-adds-muscle-docker-container-technology#comments Application Management Open Source Operating Systems Software News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:34:26 +0000 IDGNS staff 414809 at http://www.itworld.com Install FlatWoken icon set in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/414786/install-flatwoken-icon-set-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install the FlatWoken icon set in Ubuntu 14.04. FlatWoken icons have a flat design, rounded corners and a minimalistic design sensibility.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/414786/install-flatwoken-icon-set-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/414786/install-flatwoken-icon-set-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:36:35 +0000 jimlynch 414786 at http://www.itworld.com