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Velikov: Pushing pixels to your Chromebook

Emil Velikov provides a high-level introduction of the Linux graphics stack, how it is used within ChromeOS, and the work being done to improve software rendering. “One of our goals is to be as flexible as possible, while minimising the amount o… Continue Reading —...


New digital training course: Amazon FSx for Lustre Primer

We’re pleased to announce a free new digital course from AWS Training and Certification: Amazon FSx for Lustre Primer. This course explains how to get started with Amazon FSx for Lustre, a fully managed file system service for machine learning, high performance computing, and other workloads. ...


AWS Solutions is launching a new Solution: Discovering Hot Topics Using Machine Learning that helps organizations discover and analyze trending topics among customers

On August 31st, AWS Solutions announced the launch of a new solution, Discovering Hot Topics using Machine Learning. This Solution helps brand-conscious customers understand the contextualization of the hottest topics being actively discussed. This sol… Continue Reading — AWS Solutions is launching a new Solution:...


[$] “Structural pattern matching” for Python, part 2

We left the saga of PEP 622 (“Structural Pattern Matching”) at the end of June, but the discussion of a Python “match” statement—superficially similar to a C switch but with extra data-matching features—continued. At this point, the next steps are up to the Python steering council, which...


FIPS certification and CIS compliance with Ubuntu

There are few Linux distributions that undergo the FIPS certification process, and even fewer with certified images available for production use in multi-cloud environments. Canonical has built integrated services to easily enable FIPS certified or compliant modules for Ubuntu 18.04 and 16.04 LTS releases, as well...


Monthly News – August 2020

Before we start with the news, I’d like to thank you for your donations and for your help. Many thanks to everyone involved in supporting us. Backports and fixes Many bug fixes were backported to Linux Mint 19.3. Three of them are quite significant: cinnamon-session: Don’t...


Linux Usage Dropped in August, Analytics Stats Show

Informing you of NetMarketShare‘s monthly tally of desktop Linux users has become something of a “thing” on this site — and who am I to buck the trend: August’s figures are now out. But brace […] This post, Linux Usage Dropped in August, Analytics Stats Show...


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