Among the #self-hosted projects that I run just for my own usage, I have a VPS server running Arch Linux. (Yes, I’m running an Arch server, instead of Ubuntu/Debian)
That little VPS runs a few different services:
- Minecraft server for a group of friends, which is the heavy memory user
- Write Freely instances for a few subjects
- Subsonic Music streaming server
- Resilio Sync encrypted storage target
- MiniFlux RSS Server/Reader
When I first really transitioned into the Linux world from Windows, I started with Ubuntu. That is a very common introductory point for many, or was, and from there I was an aggressive distro-hopper. I shifted through the Kubuntu’s and Xubuntu’s of the day, into ArchLabs on one laptop. At some point about two years ago took a stop at elementary OS in it’s 0.4 version (just one version before 5, they dropped the decimals).
Why couldn’t I just be fine with Nano and Sublime Text? I guess I can’t help but be curious!
Up until a few days ago, my previous experience with VIM was limited. I’ve been using Linux heavily for years now, and it was just an annoyance. In the past my only exposure to VIM was AUR install scripts or source builds that forced me to check build files via VIM. What that really meant was it was that annoying text program, that I had no clue how to quit when it suddenly was on my screen! :w to save, and :q to quit, but not if your in insert mode…what?
I have continued to play Elder Scrolls: Blades, mainly on my iPhone for the past month in bursts. Overall, it is still holding up, although obviously it is not remotely like a full Elder Scrolls PC game.
I found I had very little trouble through the single digits and into the teen levels. The occasional level had some minor grind spots for difficulty, but nothing too bad. The early 20’s levels however, started off pretty rough. Granted, this was in part because around level 19, I chose to re-spec skills towards light weapons and magic. Learning curve with magic converting to it later in the game was a bit harder, so more enemies beat me around.
The real sweet spot from my current play came around level 23-24, when most of this gear combo below came together.