I wrote this and then I found this method is no good. There is so much that does not work. Adding to this seems impossible. If you really want to run this on ubuntu, then go to the official site and follow their directions.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:emulationstation/ppa
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libretro/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install emulationstation emulationstation-theme-simple
sudo apt install libretro-nestopia libretro-snes9x-next libretro-mupen64plus libretro-mednafen-psx
This is going to be a quick post about the site to update everyone (like anyone really reads this) about what is going on. Recently my hosting company has decided to scan a large portion of my sites, and mark them as malware.
When this happens they take the files away from me, and force me to restore from backups. This wouldn’t be so bad if it happened once every 6 months or so., but I am honestly looking at once a week right now. Once I figure out where to move my hosting to, this should all be resolved and I can get back to my weekly posts.
Over the weekend while looking for a new game to play, I picked up a copy of RimWorld on Steam. Without a doubt, this is one of the most frustrating, unfair, and extremely addicting games I have played in a while. RimWorld has a ton of modes and different styles to play, so I will keep it simple and discuss what I have done.
When you fire up RimWorld you can either jump right into the action. or you can play a tutorial. I highly suggest you play
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Slack is a relatively new product in the market that has had some seriously amazing growth. The Team Communication app has not only broken into the market, it has taken it by storm.
What Is Slack?
Slack is a team communication app at its core. What at first glance appears to be a simple chat room, or chat app is really much more more. From adding integration with other apps, to making special channel;s to discuss items that might not need to be in the general chat, Slack is your app.
Continue reading “Working With Slack”
What Is It?
Godot is a an open source game engine that is becoming widely popular among developers. A co-worker of mine was the first to tell me about it, and a few days ago I decided to download Godot and take a look at it.
Continue reading “Programming In Godot”
So one of the biggest changes I have made in 2017 so far is this site. For starters I kicked in the new WordPress 2017 Theme. I really like the simple look and the functionality it brings to the table.
The second being I updated some of the plugins on the back-end, and removed some more.
Continue reading “New Plugins New Style”
I admit that I am awful when it comes to keeping this site up and running. Well lets say I am more awful at writing things down, the site has been running fine ever since I moved it off of a cruddy personal server and into the cloud. I just need to make sure there are updates being done to the site.
Continue reading “Weekly Updates Coming”
The below script is a simple method to test if port 25 is open on a server. The script will attempt to connect to the server and send a quick email with a small attachment that it creates on the fly.
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Below you will find some code to make a simple port checking tool in AutoIT. The tools simply asks the user for what IP address or Hostname they want to check, and what port. It will then confirm your entry and show you the result.
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I don’t claim to be the worlds best programmer, in fact I am far from it, but I do share something that all great programmers have. The love of simple code that is clean, and just works.
Recently I was working on a PowerShell project where I was trying to create a simple application that would ask the user for input, and then run an .exe int eh background with the passed data. The idea was to simply the program that we used to administer our Google Apps domain, called GAM.
Continue reading “Creating A Simple Menu In PowerShell”