ITworld Open Source http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/46/all en China working on Linux replacement for Windows XP http://www.itworld.com/software/415869/china-working-linux-replacement-windows-xp China is working on a Linux operating system that can replace the now-vulnerable Windows XP and protect the country&#039;s networking infrastructure.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415869/china-working-linux-replacement-windows-xp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415869/china-working-linux-replacement-windows-xp#comments Open Source Operating Systems Software Windows News Linux Windows XP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:43:54 +0000 IDGNS staff 415869 at http://www.itworld.com Android beats Apple's iOS mobile ad traffic http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415813/android-beats-apples-ios-mobile-ad-traffic It seems that the days of iOS beating Android in mobile ad traffic are coming to a close. Plus: Why you should get involved with open source, and Ars Technica reviews Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415813/android-beats-apples-ios-mobile-ad-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415813/android-beats-apples-ios-mobile-ad-traffic#comments Open Source News Android IOS open source Ubuntu Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:42:32 +0000 jimlynch 415813 at http://www.itworld.com Install restricted extras in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415660/install-restricted-extras-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install the restricted extras in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415660/install-restricted-extras-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415660/install-restricted-extras-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:44:54 +0000 jimlynch 415660 at http://www.itworld.com Add or configure online accounts in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415658/add-or-configure-online-accounts-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can add or configure online accounts in Ubuntu 14.04.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415658/add-or-configure-online-accounts-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415658/add-or-configure-online-accounts-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:34:16 +0000 jimlynch 415658 at http://www.itworld.com Install Adobe Flash plugin in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415657/install-adobe-flash-plugin-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install Adobe Flash in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415657/install-adobe-flash-plugin-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415657/install-adobe-flash-plugin-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:25 +0000 jimlynch 415657 at http://www.itworld.com Install GUFW firewall in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415654/install-gufw-firewall-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can protect your Ubuntu 14.04 system by installing the GUFW firewall. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415654/install-gufw-firewall-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415654/install-gufw-firewall-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip aging linux developers Ubuntu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:13:39 +0000 jimlynch 415654 at http://www.itworld.com Shut down, restart, suspend or hibernate from the Dash in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415653/shut-down-restart-suspend-or-hibernate-dash-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can install power commands that let you use the Dash to shut down, hibernate, suspend or restart your Ubuntu 14.04 system. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415653/shut-down-restart-suspend-or-hibernate-dash-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415653/shut-down-restart-suspend-or-hibernate-dash-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:57:31 +0000 jimlynch 415653 at http://www.itworld.com Steam Gauge exposes the secret data behind the games http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415628/steam-gauge-exposes-secret-data-behind-games Ars Technica digs into Steam to reveal the most popular games. Plus: A review of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, and tweak tips for Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415628/steam-gauge-exposes-secret-data-behind-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415628/steam-gauge-exposes-secret-data-behind-games#comments Open Source News Linux Steam Ubuntu Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:33:09 +0000 jimlynch 415628 at http://www.itworld.com History's 15 most popular computer scientists http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149523/historys-15-most-popular-computer-scientists-415540 <!--paging_filter--><p>The MIT Media Lab uses Wikipedia data to rank which computer scientists have made the biggest impressions globally over time</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149523/historys-15-most-popular-computer-scientists-415540" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data Development Hardware Open Source Operating Systems Software Alan Turing ALGOL ALGOL60 algorithms Andrew Tanenbaum artificial intelligence astronomy b CERN Claude Elwood Shannon coder coding computers cyberculture databases Donald Knuth Ed Codd Edgar Codd Edsger Dijkstra Emacs fortran France Free Software Foundation Git gnu hardware Historical Popularity Index HPI human computer information theory Internet Jérôme Lalande John Backus Ken Thompson linus torvalds Linux Marvin Minsky Media Lab minix MIT mit media lab Netherlands Niklaus Wirth open source operating system Pascal popularity programmer programming programming language rdbms relational database research Richard Stallman software software development STACK study Switzerland technology Ted Codd The Art of Computer Programming Tim Berners-Lee United Kingdom United States Unix UTF-8 vector version control version control system Ward Cunningham wiki Wikipedia World Wide Web Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:51:00 +0000 kgerich 415540 at http://www.itworld.com Scale title bars and menu in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415502/scale-title-bars-and-menu-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can change the scale of the menu and title bars in Ubuntu 14.04.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415502/scale-title-bars-and-menu-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415502/scale-title-bars-and-menu-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:19:32 +0000 jimlynch 415502 at http://www.itworld.com Enable local menus in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415497/enable-local-menus-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can enable local menus for application windows in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415497/enable-local-menus-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415497/enable-local-menus-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:10:01 +0000 jimlynch 415497 at http://www.itworld.com Show your username on the panel in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415492/show-your-username-panel-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can show your username on the panel in Ubuntu 14.04.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415492/show-your-username-panel-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415492/show-your-username-panel-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:00:02 +0000 jimlynch 415492 at http://www.itworld.com Enable recursive search for Nautilus in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415491/enable-recursive-search-nautilus-ubuntu-1404 Here&#039;s how you can enable recursive search for Nautilus in Ubuntu 14.04. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415491/enable-recursive-search-nautilus-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415491/enable-recursive-search-nautilus-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:53:21 +0000 jimlynch 415491 at http://www.itworld.com Disable overlay scroll bars in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.itworld.com/software/415487/disable-overlay-scroll-bars-ubuntu-1404 Overlay scroll bars can be very annoying to some Ubuntu 14.04 users. Here&#039;s how you can easily turn them off. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415487/disable-overlay-scroll-bars-ubuntu-1404" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415487/disable-overlay-scroll-bars-ubuntu-1404#comments Open Source Software Tip Linux Ubuntu Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:42:07 +0000 jimlynch 415487 at http://www.itworld.com 5 ways to get open source software support http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415460/5-ways-get-open-source-software-support Support for open source software is &#039;unbundled&#039; from the software itself. That actually makes it much easier to get the right level of support at the right price.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415460/5-ways-get-open-source-software-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/open-source/415460/5-ways-get-open-source-software-support#comments Open Source Software News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:21:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 415460 at http://www.itworld.com