Essential reading for open source software developers
As the most popular open source operating system in use today,Ubuntu Linux has recently released versions that are aimed atdevice manufacturers who build Internet-ready handheld devicesbased on both the Atom and ARMEL processors. This exciting bookprovides an overview of the tools and techniques you need tounderstand when customizing a mobile Internet device, and offersyou step-by-step tutorials which walk you through some commontasks. Written by Ubuntu Mobile community developers, the bookbegins with an overview of the Mobile Linux landscape and thenmoves through setting up, developing, packaging and building adistribution for a mobile device.
Discusses why the look and feel of a device is so important
Reviews how to choose the right applications
Shows how to develop applications for a mobile device
Explains ways to prepare your application for distribution
Offers techniques for fine-tuning the kernel
Walks you through "customizing" and building your owndistribution
Discusses how to test for standards of stability andperformance
Reveals tips for handling common problems and executingsolutionss
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