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July 2, 2014

15:05
By relaxing its rather constrictive membership process, The Python Software Foundation is starting to uncoil. And Nick Coghlan, Provisioning Architect in Red Hat Engineering Operations, couldn't be happier.Coghlan recently earned a seat on the Foundation's Board of Directors, where he'll help oversee the open source programming language's governing body. He assumes his position at a critical juncture for Python. Many high-profile Linux distributions are beginning to offer Python 3 by default, encouraging developers to transition to the latest version as Python 2 support dwindles. And the PSF is altering its membership structure—making joining a much more straightforward matter for developers all over the world.read more
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14:08
Sometimes the complexity of a relational database system can be overwhelming. Fortunately, sometimes that complexity is an advantage, as with MySQL's tools for managing queries. To view the currently-running queries, log in to the MySQL console and run the 'show processlist' command: mysql> show processlist; The first column you should look at is 'Time', which […]Continue reading...The post How to find and kill misbehaving MySQL queries appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to view a list of MySQL users and their privileges How to log in to MySQL server without password How to install MySQL server and client on Linux How to upgrade MySQL server on Debian or Ubuntu How to set up a lightweight web server on Raspberry Pi
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13:10
Journalism is one profession that has embraced open source. Open source enables smaller organizations with little or no budget to effectively extend their news gathering capabilities. It's not just smaller news organizations who've been adopting open source—The New York Times recently unveiled a new open source content management system.read more
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12:13
Linux has long been both the cloud and the datacenter's favorite operating system, but it wasn't until CoreOS came along that anyone designed a Linux just for the cloud and datacenter. If you manage a cloud or a datacenter, chances are you run CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), or Ubuntu. These are all great server Linux distributions, but none of them were designed to be deployed over hundreds or thousands of servers at once. Now there is such a distribution: CoreOS.
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11:16
Linux's quest to become the default operating system for motor vehicles has taken a step closer to reality, with the Linux Foundation releasing downloads of code from its Automotive Grade Linux project. The project, announced here, is described as being built on Tizen IVI, adding “key applications developed in HTML5 and JavaScript into a single open source reference platform”.
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10:19
Debian Squeeze (6.0) is the so named "Old Stable" branch of Debian, the official support for this version ended in April 2014. Squeeze is still used on many servers, so a group of Debian developers decided to provide security patches for a longer timespan for this release. These so called LTS updates (LTS = Long Term Support) are not available on the normal Debian update repository and not every user might be aware that he wont get these updates automatically. The following short guide explains how to enable the LTS repository and install the updates.
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09:22
Peppermint Five adds a new Control Center for settings, a rewritten Ice SSB manager, and long-term support via the Ubuntu 14.04 code base.
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08:24
Google services are everywhere. But knowing which ones to include in new apps is difficult due to the company's perceived lack of long-term commitment to its products and APIs.
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07:27
Matthew Miller just announced that there is to be an election later this month for 3 positions in the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo). FESCo is a fully community elected body and represents the technical leadership in Fedora. The nomination period starts tomorrow (July 2nd), with the election scheduled to be held from July 15th to the 22nd.
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06:30
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Openfire, the worst ofwhich could lead to a Denial of Service condition.
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05:33
In today's open source roundup: XFCE might just be the best Linux desktop ever created. Plus: Is Android Wear the new iPad? And how to install and dual-boot SteamOS.
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04:36
MapR, which provides Big Data solutions based on open source Hadoop, has received $110 million in a new financing round led by Google Capital. Apache Hadoop vendor MapR has received the blessing—and financial backing—of Google (GOOG), whose investment fund, Google Capital, led the latest, $110 million financing round for the Big Data company.
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03:39
SolidRun has launched three Linux- and and Android-ready, open source “HummingBoard” SBCs based on 1GHz Freescale i.MX6 SoCs, with a Pi-like 26-pin connector. The HummingBoard has changed considerably since it was revealed in April without pricing details. Several features were slashed, and others appear only on the high-end HummingBoard-i2eX, which sells for $100 to $117.
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02:41
The OpenSSL project, having suffered sharp criticism following the revelation of a string of serious security vulnerabilities, has published a roadmap explaining how it plans to address users' concerns.
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01:49
The Linux Foundation and its partners have released the first version of Automotive Grade Linux, the open source platform for use inside connected cars.
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00:52
Love them or hate them, presentations are a major part of life in both academia and business. Traditionally, creating a presentation meant using Microsoft's PowerPoint, but Apple's Keynote and LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org's Impress are solid alternatives. read more
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July 1, 2014

23:55
So how does a service like that get a Swiss company into trouble with Paypal?
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22:57
Red Hat has introduced a new certification for cloud-management solutions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform through the OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network.
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21:31
At June 2014's Linux Enterprise User Summit on Wall Street, Alan Clark, SUSE's director of industry initiatives and open source and chairman of the OpenStack Foundation, explained why and how to deploy open-source clouds in your business.
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20:34
The development team behind the HandyLinux operating system had the pleasure of announcing on June 30 that version 1.5.1 has been released and is now available for download. This build introduces several new features, updated packages, and fixes various bugs.
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