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Travis Randall
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Greetings everyone,

I am getting ready to open up a forum post to play roleplay at legendsofnorova.net

The roleplay will be based on the setting and world from the Saga of Ablution campaign for the Legends of Nor'Ova RPG, which is all available on the site. The RP in the forum will be setting controlled free forum, meaning everything happens within the setting but won't be using the stats system. Those who want to RP using the stat system can though in their own RP thread.

It shall be ready by the end of the week, as it is mostly ready now. I have a couple of players ready, but not many yet. So if you are interested in getting in an RP at the very start, this would be the time!
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I always said that new York would be decisive because of its delegate count, that if Sanders won it would be over for Hillary. Well, Hillary won, but not by large enough margins. There is still the chance for Sanders to win this. It now rests in the hands of California and to some degree Pennsylvania.

I'll say this, I've said it before, I'll never vote for Hillary. I cannot in good conscious vote for her. 
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Attention Pascagoula friends and those near by, Jerry Lee's has come 12 packs 2 for $7.00 and Blue Bell ice cream 2 for $8.00. You are welcome.
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I swear, there is no place more patriotic than a car dealership.
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Hmm looks like the establishment press is hard at work. Wonder what they are scared of? #BernieforPresident
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Looking at the current polling data has me worried. Hopefully they prove to be incorrect.
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#Ubuntu #Linux

I have been using +Ubuntu  +Linux  16.04  with the Unity Desktop for a week now, and figured I'd share my experience and thoughts.

UNITY
I love the layout - I always have though. In fact, I have always changed Gnome Shell or KDE to match the layout. The fact that I don't have do anything to achieve that layout with unity is a win.

I love the HUD, very nice tool. KDE and Gnome Shell need something similar.

The Dash Menu is far better at finding programs than KDE and Gnome's menus.

Buttons on the right take time to get used to, no big deal.

I would say needs typing integration with Pidgin and/or Empathy like Gnome Shell, but with all the clients killing interoperability with multi-clients, whats the point?

I prefer plasma applets to indicators, but only slightly.

I haven't had to clear out SWAP yet. Usually I have to do this daily or every other day with KDE or GNOME Shell. Unity must be more resource efficient than those two. Interesting.

UBUNTU 16.04
Over all, nice and stable - though at start up I always get a message that something crashed but that crash has already been reported.

Still not a fan of PPA's - I'd take the AUR over it anyday. But at least PPA's is something, even though a huge majority of them don't yet work with 16.04.

Gnome Software seems very buggy right now - more so than in other distros, but this is not a finished release so yeah. 

Apt-Get is slow, and sometimes fails. Synaptic succeeds at updating the system when apt-get fails. Odd.

Love the fact that it is so easy to get my printer installed because... it is already installed. Love the true plug and play aspect of Ubuntu. 

So easy to deal with restricted drivers, even drivers that I didn't know existed on my computer.

Please, please put in an option to not display icons on the desktop. Had to delete things from desktop folder just to achieve the clean look I desire.

Files/Nautilus.... so underwhelming. Any better file managers out there with perfect unity integration?

OVERALL
Overall I have been pleasantly surprised with Ubuntu 16.04 and Unity. There are some issues, sure - but this is not a stable release yet. I have a feeling this is going to be a very awesome LTS once everything is ironed out. Still I'd encourage the Ubuntu people to consider replacing Files. 

My favorite aspect of Ubuntu has been the plug and play nature of it. It just works, which is nice since I don't have lots of time anymore to fix things and make things work.

I am also rather enjoying my time with Unity. Sometimes I have the itch to go back to KDE or play with Gnome Shell, but really I'd actually be loosing more than I'd gain by doing so. I can still use the KDE apps that I prefer just fine in Unity, and Unity fits my overall workflow nicely.

If I could have the Ubuntu ease of use with Unity on top of pacman with AUR support, I'd have the perfect distro for me. But for right now, Ubuntu 16.04 comes very close to perfect, so I think I'll stick with it for a while longer. 
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Many updates to the LofN Wiki!
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The UC spent $175,000 trying to remove this picture from the internet..
...so please, do NOT share this.
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Do not wear your Berniewear to the polls New York.
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I got a wonderful new toy, the Kensington Slim blade Trackball. I thought I'd share with you all how I remapped the buttons in Ubuntu.

http://legendsofnorova.net/blog/2016/03/23/kensington-slimblade-button-mapping-in-ubuntu/
In an earlier post I talked about my wonderful Kensington Slimblade. In that post, I mentioned that I remapped one of the buttons to let me use the ball as a form of free scrolling. What you may not know is that I am a Linux enthusiast, and right now the distro I am playing with is Ubuntu ...
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  • Pascagoula High School
    General, 1995 - 1999
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
    Computers, Buisness, 1999 - 2000
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I am a happily married computer nerd with two wonderful children enjoying life in the Gulf Coast.

I love spending time with my wife and kids, working on computers, working on my website, and working on my RPG book.

I am a skilled computer tech who is very fond of Linux, and insanely creative always coming up with new RPG ideas... so beware and never let me et bored!
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I have the most beautiful and wonderful wife, the most awesome kids, have traveled across the country, and have published a book.
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  • Pascagoula Schools
    Office Clerk, 1998 - 1999
  • Jerry Lee's Grocery
    Price Manager, 1999 - 1999
  • Cyber Star Computers
    Computer Tech, 2000 - 2005
  • Filling Home of Mercy
    DCS, 2003 - 2005
  • Teletech
    CSS, 2007 - 2007
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Pascagoula, MS - Moss Point, MS - Hurley, MS - Lucedale, MS - Napoleon, OH - Findlay, OH - Bremerton, WA - Gautier, MS
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