Collabora Added H.264 and VP8 Decoding for Some Chromebooks in Linux Kernel 5.4
Collabora developers working on the Linux kernel are reporting on the commits they made during the development cycle of the Linux 5.4 kernel series.
Released last month on November 24th, the Linux 5.4 kernel series brings exciting new features for Linux users everywhere, including the long-anticipated support for Microsoft’s proprietary exFAT file system, as well as a new kernel lockdown feature for extra security, and a bunch of improvements for AMD gamers.
Linux Kernel 5.4 also adds a new security feature for detecting file tampering called fs-verity, a new dm-clone tool for live cloning of block devices, a new high-performance virtio driver for sharing files between hosts and guests called virtio-fs, improved app memory management on Android devices, and support for Intel Tiger Lake CPUs.
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