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IDEs With VIM Text Editing Capability? 193 193

An anonymous reader writes "I am currently looking to move from text editing with vim to a full fledged IDE with gdb integration, integrated command line, etc. Extending VIM with these capabilities is a mortal sin, so I am looking for a linux based GUI IDE. I do not want to give up the efficient text editing capabilities of VIM though. How do I have my cake and eat it too?"
Mozilla

Mozilla Thunderbird 3 Released 272 272

supersloshy writes Today Mozilla released Thunderbird 3. Many new features are available, including Tabs and enhanced search features, a message archive for emails you don't want to delete but still want to keep, Firefox 3's improved Add-ons Manager, Personas support, and many other improvements. Download here."

Comment Re:Never... (Score 1) 303 303

I find myself looking through K&R for a particular function about once every, say, 2 weeks. More often than not it's for a standard library function rather than something for the language itself, and it'll be for something very specific (e.g. does function x return a signed/unsigned int, or a size_t?). And that's after 8 years of full time, 40 hours-a-week coding :)

Likewise for TCPPPL, or more commonly http://cplusplus.com/reference/

Transportation

Submission + - MIPS/Linux hacker Thiemo Seufer dies->

Trepidity writes: "Longtime Linux-MIPS hacker Thiemo Seufer died in a car accident on December 26. Among other things, he was a major contributor to the Linux kernel's MIPS port, served as the MIPS maintainer/co-maintainer for binutils for 5 years, was the main supporter of the Debian MIPS port, and produced thousands of patches to free-software packages ranging from SBCL to QEMU to get them working (or working better) on or with the MIPS platform."
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Linux

Is Linux Out of Touch With the Average User? 1067 1067

MrSmith writes "Is Linux's less than impressive market share an indication that the movement is out of touch with the average computer user? ZDNet examines five reasons that could explain why people are still willing to pay for (or pirate) an operating system when free alternatives exist. One of the reasons seems to be that despite what many Linux advocates claim, Windows users aren't on the whole dissatisfied with their OS: 'Despite what you read on websites and blogs, newspapers and magazines, people on the whole aren't all that dissatisfied with Windows. There are millions of users out there who just get on and use their PCs without any real difficulty.'"
Sony

Submission + - New PS3 firmware scales PS2 games to 1080p

JamesO writes: "Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced that PlayStation 3 firmware version 1.80 will enable the console to upscale DVD moves, PSone games and PlayStation 2 games to a maximum of 1080p when viewed on a compatible television set. A 1080p resolution when viewing DVDs is only available when using HDMI.

Version 1.80 also allows users to enjoy Remote Play on their PSP across the internet, making it possible to access their PlayStation 3 from anywhere in the world via broadband.

Another addition with the new firmware is the ability to stream media content over a home network, further enhancing the PS3's abilities as a home entertainment hub. PS3 owners with a compatible Epson USB printer will now also be able to print pictures directly from the PS3.

PlayStation 3 firmware version 1.80 will be available from May 24.

http://www.pro-g.co.uk/news/23-05-2007-5553.html"

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