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Russian pronunciation of /etc (a directory)

People who tend to use the Latin pronunciation in abbreviations (and it's a very common practice) would say "ye te tse". Just like they say "ye dva ye chetyre" (E2-E4) to describe ...
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Russian pronunciation of /etc (a directory)

I've never heard a single IT person call it "e te tse". You can, of course, use either option. But all my IT colleagues call it "ye te tse", since the first letter in /etc is e, ...
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What's the Russian verb for "to install (a computer application)"

установить/устанавливать (по)ставить can be used colloquially
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How do I say "API (application programming interface)" in Russian?

If you want to have a term to use for some official paperwork, like legal documents or technical documents, the other answers provided might be helpful. However, in colloquial speech, nobody ever ...
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Такт процессора vs цикл процессора

Не думаю, что вопрос в это комьюнити, но ощущение верное. Вообще-то, правильно "такт", а "цикл" - ненужная калька с английского. То же самое относится, например, к разрядности: правильная терминология ...
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«С++ программист» или «программист С++»?

Я бы написал: Иван Петров, программист на С++ Иван Петров, программист на Java и т.д. Сравните: игра на пианино - пианист игра на гитаре - гитарист и т.д. Но если специального слова нет, то: игра ...
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What is in Russian "login throttling"

Modern informatics term are hard to translate because there is no official body that regulates this field in Russia, plus usually IT specialists are proficient in English so that they don't need ...
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What is accurate rendering of the expression "invalid at computed-value time"?

I would approach it similarly to a stable expression: "Invalid run-time value" which translates to "Недопустимое значение во время выполнения." If we need to differentiate ...
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How do I say "API (application programming interface)" in Russian?

Written out, the term is программный интерфейс приложения. In colloquial speech, one could use: программный интерфейс, just a shorter form интерфейс, if it's obvious from the context that it's not &...
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Как сказать "Computer Science" по-русски?

"Информатика" is the closest you can get. In the Russian-language wiki article on "Computer Science" you can find more about the history of this term in different languages. In the ...
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What are the different usages for these translations of "to type" (as in on a computer keyboard)?

Basically, the choice is between печатать and набирать. Набирать refers to large volumes of text and it tends to need a direct object: набирать статью/книгу. I'd go with печатать as the default ...
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What's the Russian verb for "to install (a computer application)"

Установить would be the most widely used form. Literally, "to set up". Установка means setup, installation. Less commonly used is also the direct loanword инсталлировать, инсталляция. You ...
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How to says logs analytics?

"Анализ логов" or (depending on context) "аналитика данных, полученных из логов" would be the best phrase one can use. If you speak Russian you must know that Russian historically was ok with ...
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Russian pronunciation of /etc (a directory)

It truly depends on the person. Some say "ye te tse", some say "e te tse". That's because the Latin "e" usually transliterates to э, since in the Latin alphabet, Russian &...
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What is accurate rendering of the expression "invalid at computed-value time"?

I'd like to propose a translation based on your description. You said that a certain value being used as an input parameter leads to an unacceptable result. So, in Russian it would be something like ...
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Как сказать "Computer Science" по-русски?

As a college/university subject, it's "информатика". Same as in French (l'informatique).
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What are the different usages for these translations of "to type" (as in on a computer keyboard)?

I second Sergey Slepov's suggestion to lean more towards "печатать", but I would disagree with his suggestion that "набирать refers to large volumes of text". The difference ...
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Как сказать "Computer Science" по-русски?

Either компьютерные науки or информатика By no means компьютер саенс.
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Russian pronunciation of /etc (a directory)

I consider /etc as coming from Latin etc, so it's pronounced like ет cетера see https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Et_cetera
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How do I say "API (application programming interface)" in Russian?

Bing translate and Google translate say: Интерфейс программирования приложений To me, this seems more correct. I also googled Russian books about programming and found out that there's no consensus on ...
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How to build a scalable architecture?

Can be translated as: Как построить масштабируемую архитектуру?
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«С++ программист» или «программист С++»?

Если выбирать из двух вариантов, я бы выбрал "С++ программист". Потому что "программист Java", "программист Python", "программист PHP" звучат коряво - они построены по аналогии с "программист ЭВМ", "...
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Why did Microsoft choose "Пуск" for the Windows start button?

My two cents. First of all, I'm not sure Microsoft chose it. As far as I know, they had a Russian partner who did localization for them. And let me tell you, some old-timers feel they did a terrible ...
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How to translate "form-based website authentication"

In Wikipedia's OWA article it is called "Авторизация с помощью «окна логина»". Not a notable source, but maybe better than nothing
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How to say "layout" in Russian (in a web design context)

I'm a software developer who worked a lot with HTML and CSS in the 2000's. I can say that Russian has adopted a lot of IT terms from English without modification. Верстка isn't a good translation ...
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What is accurate rendering of the expression "invalid at computed-value time"?

Folant, If I understood your task correctly, you're dealing with a function and a conditional statement that evaluates these function outputs. In this case, your function + the conditional statement ...
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What's the Russian verb for "to install (a computer application)"

The other answers provided are correct, I just want to mentioned yet another verb used casually — заинсталлить (or just заинсталить since double consonants are relatively rare in Russian), as in the ...
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«С++ программист» или «программист С++»?

Я программист, думаю некие мои мысли будут полезны. Обычно, в названии языка программирования нет специальных знаков, кроме латинских букв, поэтому пишут и произносят через дефис. PHP-программист ...
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What's an appropriate Russian noun or verb for "representation"?

There exist two Russian words for "representation": представление (a calque from Latin) and репрезентация (a borrowing from Latin). Представление is used to convey most of the meanings of ...
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What's an appropriate Russian noun or verb for "representation"?

I'm into hard sciences, so the value of my answer may be limited. What I can say for sure is that in both physics and mathematics, "representation" is always unambiguously translated as &...
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