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Maatkit: A great MySQL toolbox

What is Maatkit? (copied verbatim from its website)
Maatkit makes MySQL easier and safer to manage. It provides simple, predictable ways to do things you cannot otherwise do. It would be nice if these features were included with MySQL, but they are not. That's why Maatkit is now shipping by default with many GNU/Linux distributions such as Debian and CentOS. Unfortunately, it isn't included in Mandriva repo. In that case, we can download it here or read here for more ways to download it. You can use Maatkit to prove replication is working correctly, fix corrupted data, automate repetitive tasks, speed up your servers, and much, much more.Maatkit is sponsored by Percona, who releases it under the GPL and offers paid support and sponsorship of new features. Maatkit is hosted on Google Code and free support is available in the Maatkit Discuss Google Group.What can Maatkit do and more can be read on the websi…

Mozilla Firefox 3.5 released

Yeah. You've heard it. The latest firefox has been released. It supports the new HTML elements such as audio and video tags. It also supports Ogg Vorbis and Ogg Theora natively and speed improvements. I haven't experience it myself though because I'm waiting for it to be in Mandriva Cooker's repositories and it will be there soon. You guys can download it from Mozilla's mirror if you don't want to wait.

Release notes can be read here.
Download latest firefox here.