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July 3, 2014

01:34
The stable channel of the Clonezilla Live Linux distribution, an open source operating system designed for hard disk drive cloning operations, has been updated to version 2.2.3-25, as announced by its developer, Steven Shiau.
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00:37
Google’s Android Wear operating system got very real last week. Google executives demonstrated the platform to 6,000 developers and press at the company’s annual Google I/O conference in San Francisco on Wednesday. And then they gave each attendee a watch running Android Wear. (I accepted an LG G watch as an evaluation and will be returning it.)
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July 2, 2014

23:39
In today's open source roundup: DuckDuckGo may eventually give Google a run for its money. Plus: A screenshot tour of Peppermint Five, and helpful tools for new Linux engineers.
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22:42
A survey of data scientists from database vendor Paradigm4 suggests that Hadoop and Spark are not as useful for sophisticated Big Data analytics as a non-expert might think.
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21:45
To build a strong foundation in Linux, good knowledge of the command line is essential. Here we’veanswered 14 of the most commonly asked questions...
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20:48
Alexander Tratsevskiy had the pleasure of announcing a few minutes ago, July 2, that Calculate Linux, a Russian distribution of Linux based on the Gentoo operating system, reached version 13.19 with tons of new features, updated applications, and general system improvements.
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19:51
Businesses, get ready. In a study, Nielsen discovers that wearables users consume nearly twice the data of smartphone-only users.
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18:53
The Internet serves as a vast reserve of knowledge and information. From the latest news to funny videos of cats playing pianos, pretty much everything can be found on the World Wide Web. However, the dangers of the Internet are rarely talked about openly.
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17:56
Looking for a guide to walk you through the creation, care and upkeep of your open source cloud running OpenStack? We've collected some of our favorite tutorials and technical how-tos from the past month all here in one place. Be sure to visit the official documentation for OpenStack if you need further guidance.read more
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16:59
I have used various Linux desktop environments over the years: GNOME, KDE, LXDE and XFCE. As for the best Linux desktop? Each experience has its advantages. Some Linux desktops offer lots of glamour and neat effects, while others provide a solid (be it simpler) user experience without making the end user feel like they’re using a desktop from the late 20th century.
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16:02
Manage Linux Containers with Docker on UbuntuThis guide explains how to install Docker and manage virtual machines effectively. Docker is a Open Source Linux virtualistaion platform for developers and system administrators to build, deploy, and execute distributed applications easily. Docker consists of the Docker Engine, a light runtime and virtualisation layer, tools to package and version virtual machines similar to a sourcecode repository and Docker Hub, a service in the cloud to share applications and automate workflow. Docker allows applications quickly assembled from components and eliminates friction between development environments, quality control and production.
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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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