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Developer Linux News for Sep 30, 2010

  • Beginners FOSS localisation manual released on International Translation Day (Sep 30, 2010, 22:02)
    Friedel en ander frappanthede: "Today is international translation day! As part of the African Network for Localisation (ANLoc), I have been writing a book on the localisation of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)."

  • On the fly Preview on Quanta (also, my first real code for KDE) (Sep 30, 2010, 19:32)
    KDE Rio Grande do Sul: "Since I begin to use KDE, my big desire It was to contribut with code, but I would have to study different things (indeed that was what I wanted the most: a challenge), and I admit that I thought many times that I would never be able to do it."

  • Mobile App Developers Favor Android Over Apple iOS: Survey (Sep 30, 2010, 18:32)
    Enterprise Mobile Today: "Developers are the lifeblood of any device and, according the latest results of a survey conducted by application developer tools and services provider Appcelerator and IDC, Google's Android mobile operating system has more going for it today and into the future than Apple's iOS."

  • What's that Android app doing with my data? (Sep 30, 2010, 17:32)
    CNet: "Researchers from Intel Labs, Duke University, and Pennsylvania State University have created a tool that analyzes how Android apps handle the data they access on smartphones. Results from experiments on 30 apps might surprise some people."

  • Marcan Names PS3 Linux Bootloader on Firmware 3.41 AsbestOS (Sep 30, 2010, 16:32)
    PS3 News: "Nintendo Wii developer Marcan has been sharing updates via Twitter on his progress with a PS3 Linux bootloader, one that is currently working on PlayStation 3 Firmware 3.41 (including on the PS3 Slim) and now named AsbestOS."

  • Nagios Trademark Truth (Sep 30, 2010, 16:02)
    Nagios: "Several community members have asked about the Nagios trademark and rumors of trademark problems with a German company called NETWAYS. This post will hopefully clear some things up."

  • Creating Open Source GUI Apps With C++ and GTKMM (Sep 30, 2010, 15:02)
    Acrossad: "My interest in C++ as a programming language started out as a fascination with solving problems by writing programs designed to run from the command line. The natural progression from this interest led me to want to write GUI applications for GNU/Linux and Windows"

  • Marketing Bug: How Do I Contact You? (Sep 30, 2010, 13:02)
    Free Software Magazine: "I don't know how many times I've run into this particular mistake, but free software developers keep making it, so I think it's worth a brief post"

  • The fai project moved its $HOME (Sep 30, 2010, 04:32)
    FAI project: The FAI project announced[1], that it moved its $HOME to a new domain name.