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June 2, 2014

Trifacta, which specializes in data transformation to help companies prepare data for analysis and interpretation, has secured $25 million in series C funding.
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When Santa Barbara startup FindTheBest (FTB) was sued by a patent troll called Lumen View last year, it vowed to fight back rather than pay up the $50,000 licensing fee Lumen was asking for. Company CEO Kevin O'Connor made it personal, pledging $1 million of his own money to fight the legal battle.Once FindTheBest pursued the case, the company dismantled the troll in short order. In November, the judge invalidated Lumen's patent, finding it was nothing more than a description of computer-oriented "matchmaking."At that point, FindTheBest had spent about $200,000 on its legal fight—not to mention the productivity lost in hundreds of work hours spent by top executives on the lawsuit, and three all-company meetings.
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Once Nginx web server is up and running in a production environment, you will want to monitor its activity in real time. In fact, general network monitoring software such as Nagios, Zabbix, Munin provide support for real-time Nginx monitoring. However, if you do not need comprehensive reporting capabilities or long-term statistics offered by such tools, […]Continue reading...The post How to monitor Nginx web server from the command line in real time appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to compile and install Nginx web server from source on Linux How to monitor a Linux server and desktop remotely from web browser How to speed up Nginx web server with PageSpeed How to monitor disk I/O in Linux from command line How to check Internet speed from the command line on Linux
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Get used to Mint 17, the latest release of this popular Linux distro. All versions of Mint until 2016 will use exactly the same base as this version, released on Saturday, 31 May. “The [Mint] development team won't start working on a new base and will be fully focused on this one," according to the Mint page here.
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The autonomous Raspberry Pi-powered robot yacht built by British students that competes worldwide
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Open government is great. At least, it was a few election cycles ago. FOIA requests, open data, seeing how your government works—it[he]#039[/he]s arguably brought light to a lot of not-so-great practices, and in many cases, has spurred citizen-centric innovation not otherwise imagined before the information[he]#039[/he]s release.
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The Exif4Film app is a handy tool for Android-toting film photographers, but it’s not the only fish in the sea. Similar to Exif4Film, the Photographer’s Notebook app can help you to keep track of film rolls and record information about each exposure.
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Microsoft's feud with open source has been sputtering for quite some time, and the senior managers who led the anti-open source charge are gone from the scene -- or at least no longer in positions of authority. Open source is now routinely used by corporations around the world, and the company's sniffy put-downs only fed into the perception of Microsoft as out of touch. "There has been a real change," said Forrester analyst Jeffrey Hammond, noting that while that shift hasn't yet permeated the entire Microsoft organization -- particularly the Windows team, "it's seeped into enough of the organization that it's more than just window dressing. There are many example where Microsoft is integrating with, and even creating open source in an effort to grow market share and support customers.
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A detailed guide which describes how linux manages memory and how you can accurately determine the memory usage of a process
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[url=][img][/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 01-Jun-2014[/b]In the LXWR this week we have LynuxWorks reverting to its original LynxOS name, just what is a good terminal emulator for Linux, Why the porting method doesn't matter, Glyn Moody calls out Makerbot and the five most popular end-user Linux distributions. Enjoy!
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Naturally, the first few comments we saw when Microsoft announced their latest incredibly powerful and fantastically thin tablet PC was some variant of “It’s a shame it is running Windows”. We decided to fix that, and here’s what came out of that experiment.
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Lubuntu 14.04 LTS is a great option for minimalists who want the advantages of Ubuntu but without the discomfort of the Unity interface. Minimalist distros are an important option for many Linux users. Not everyone wants tons of desktop glitz and zillions of bells and whistles. Lubuntu has always been a terrific option for minimalists who prefer to stay within the Ubuntu family. Now Lubuntu 14.04 LTS is available and it follows in the footsteps of previous releases by providing a high-quality desktop distro that is light-weight and fast.
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Nuclear Throne the excellent 2D procedural death labyrinth that becomes quite the bullet hell has been updated with alpha #29 with more weapons!
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June 1, 2014

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon offers the security of a long term support release, along with lots of improvements and tweaks.
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Another day another developer speaking about OpenGL. This time around it's Aras Pranckevi?ius a developer of Unity.
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In the self-aware spirit of Jimmy Kimmel, Linus Torvalds, the guy behind Linux, is reading people’s mean tweets about him.
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Linux Mint 17 MATE is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop experience more comfortable to use. The Update Manager in Mint 17 MATE was hugely improved. The Driver Manager is now able to install drivers without a connection to the Internet. MDM was refined, and it received new features and important bug fixes. A new "Language Settings" tool was introduced. It replaces "Language Support" and unifies locale management in Linux Mint and LMDE for Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce. The "Software Sources" configuration tool received a few UI and usability improvements. The welcome screen was redesigned and no longer uses webkit. It uses less resources and launches much faster, and much more.
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The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 'Qiana'. Linux Mint 17 is a long-term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. The Update manager has been hugely improved. It shows more information, it looks better, it feels faster, and it gets less in your way. It no longer needs to reload itself in root mode when you click on it. It no longer checks for an Internet connection or waits for the network manager and it no longer locks the APT cache at session startup. The UI has been improved, the icons were modified a bit and the changelog retrieval is now much faster and more reliable.
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The ISOs approved for Linux Mint 17 aka Qiana stable release are already uploaded and available for download. The release hasn’t been announced yet but here’s your chance to install and enjoy the latest version of the popular Ubuntu derivative! 32 and 64-bit versions of both the Cinnamon and MATE variants are available.
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I got an interesting email from Michael A. Marks the technical director for Aspyr Media who built his own steambox and ran some OpenGL tests with interesting results.
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