Author Archives: Javier Martinez Canillas

RoDI support for the Gazebo simulator

In a previous post I talked about the RoDI educational robot and the rodi_robot package I wrote to control it within the Robot Operating System (ROS). The problem was that having access to a RoDI was the only way to thinker with it. And although it … Continue reading

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ROS support for the RoDI educational robot

RoDI is an open hardware and software, wireless, low cost and easy to use educational robot designed and built by Gary Servin. The name RoDI is an acronym of “Robot Didáctico Inalámbrico”, which in Spanish means wireless didactic robot. The robot … Continue reading

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Collabora contributions to Linux kernel 4.1

Linux 4.1 was released last week and like previous kernel releases, this version again contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of our current projects. On this release, not only Collabora contributed several patches for different subsystems but also for the … Continue reading

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Collabora contributions to Linux kernel 4.0

Linux 4.0 was released a couple of weeks ago and like previous kernel releases, this version again contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of our current projects. In total 59 patches were contributed to the 4.0 release. These were for: Fix … Continue reading

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Collabora contributions to Linux kernel 3.19

Linux 3.19 was released last week and this version again contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of our current projects. In total 60 patches were contributed to the 3.19 release. These were for: Work in the Intel i915 DRM driver to support … Continue reading

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Collabora contributions to the Linux kernel 3.18

Linux 3.18 was released this week and like in previous kernel releases, it contains contributions made by Collabora engineers as a part of the projects involving the Linux kernel. In total 45 patches were contributed to the 3.18 release. These … Continue reading

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An update on Device Tree support for IGEP boards

Linux v3.13 has been released a couple of days ago and this is the first kernel version that has complete Device Tree support for IGEP boards. Since the initial DT support that I talked before, the following peripherals were added: … Continue reading

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