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Why Linux HDCP Isn't the End of the World

Recently, Sean Paul from Google's ChromeOS team, submitted a patch series to enable HDCP support for the Intel display driver. HDCP - or High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection to its parents - is used to encrypt content over HDMI and DisplayPort links, which can only be decoded by trusted...
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Tracing Memory Leaks in the NFC Digital Protocol Stack

By Thierry Escande, Senior Software Engineer at Collabora. Kmemleak (Kernel Memory Leak Detector) allows you to track possible memory leaks inside the Linux kernel. Basically, it tracks dynamically allocated memory blocks in the kernel and reports those without any reference left and that are...
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Android: NXP i.MX6 Buffer Modifier Support

GPUs like those of Intel and Vivante support storing the contents of graphical buffers in different formats. Support for describing these formats using modifiers has now been added to Android and Mesa, enabling tiling artifact free running of Android on the iMX6 platform. Written by Robert Foss,...
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A Tale of Cylinders and Shadows

Taking a closer look as to why GTK+ experienced significant speed issues when used with Wayland and HiDPI screens. --- Written by Gustavo Noronha, Web Domain Lead at Collabora. Like I wrote before, we at Collabora have been working on improving WebKitGTK+ performance for customer projects, such as...
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How Continuous Integration Can Help You Keep Pace With the Linux Kernel

Written by Tomeu Vizoso, Principal Software Engineer at Collabora. Almost all of Collabora's customers use the Linux kernel on their products. Often they will use the exact code as delivered by the SBC vendors and we'll work with them in other parts of their software stack. But it's becoming...
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Collabora's Devs Add Acoustic Echo Cancellation, Enhanced AC-3 to GStreamer 1.10

(As originally published on Softpedia, November 3, 2016) Today, November 3, 2016, Collabora informs us about the contributions done by its multimedia team on the release of the powerful, free, open-source and cross-platform GStreamer 1.10 multimedia framework. We reported the other day the release...
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