Reference - making backups using mysqldump

MySQL is one of the most popular relational database management systems out there and competes along with the other big database packages. Along with the server part of MySQL, there are also other tools included on the client side.

One of these tools is mysqldump, which, rather obviously, is used for making backups of one or more databases and for exporting them out to a file. In this reference post ...

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More Music to your Ears

In a continuation of my last post, I'm going to check out a few more music players. Again, these are development versions, and they might be different from the current stable versions.

JuK (KDE)

JuK seems to be another popular player for KDE. The easiest way to describe it would be having the interface of Amarok with the feature set of Rhythmbox. It basically plays music and lets you ...

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Try out KDE 4 now with the “KDE Four Live” CD

KDE 4 logo Development on KDE 4, the next major version of the popular desktop environment, continues and if you're curious as to what progress is like, you might want to take a look at what is going on right now.

Thankfully, there is a Live Linux distribution containing a recent version of the (unstable) KDE 4 which you can download and try out if you want to have a play. The ...

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CheckGmail - a Gmail notifier for Linux

To be fair to them, Google are now producing quite a few desktop applications for Linux now. However, we don't yet have a Gmail Notifier application which runs in the background and shows you when you have new email in your Gmail inbox.

Even so, us Linux users aren't left out in the dark for Gmail checking programs as there are actually a couple of open source projects ...

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