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commit 3dd9bd6637d25306b4138d9f96b57236378552fc
parent 545707308d7d63175d3df7b5bdc34e051af30a31
Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Tue, 22 Feb 2022 13:27:26 -0500

Improve wording

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Mcontent/uses.md | 17+++++++++++------
Mcontent/wiki.md | 24+++++++++++-------------
2 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)

diff --git a/content/uses.md b/content/uses.md @@ -35,8 +35,7 @@ ksh-variant shell (typically without persistent history or advanced tab completion). I keep my [dotfiles](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/dotfiles) in a git repository. -On my servers I use OpenBSD wherever I can, though my NAS and primary home -server run FreeBSD to take advantage of ZFS and jails. I also use Debian when an +On my servers I use OpenBSD wherever I can. I also use Debian when an application doesn't work well or doesn't have straightforward installation steps on the BSDs because it's typically the most well-supported option. @@ -44,7 +43,7 @@ When it comes to colours, I prefer my systems and applications to have muted or monochrome colour schemes. I find very colourful interfaces distracting and prefer when colours are used sparingly to achieve a specific effect such as drawing a user's eyes to important UI elements or to make one part of text stand -out strongly from another. +out strongly from another (e.g. highlighting spelling mistakes). Here is a screenshot of what my laptop looks like: @@ -91,7 +90,13 @@ hardware: * **RAM:** 4+4GB DDR3 * **GPU:** NVIDIA GeForce 9400M * **Storage:** Crucial 250GB SATA SSD -* **Screen:** 1280x800 TFT LCD +* **Screen:** 13" 1280x800 TFT LCD + +The most important factor that I look at when judging a laptop is the UI/UX. I +don't want a laptop that feels cheap (wobbly screen, flexible or creaky chassis, +terrible trackpad or keyboard, loud fans, etc). That is more important to me +than performance. I also prefer a screen size between 12" and 14", with 13" +being ideal. ### Phone @@ -110,7 +115,7 @@ hardware: - 2x1GbE PCIe Ethernet Card - 1x1GbE PCI Ethernet Card -### Main Home Server +### Main Homelab Server * Dell Optiplex 3020 SFF - **CPU:** i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz (4C/4T) @@ -131,5 +136,5 @@ hardware: - **CPU:** i3-4150 @ 3.50GHz (2C/4T) - **RAM:** 2+4GB DDR3 - **Boot:** Samsung 870 EVO 250GB SSD - - **Storage:** ZFS Mirror of Two HGST HDN726040ALE614 (4TB) HDDs + - **Storage:** Mirror of Two HGST HDN726040ALE614 (4TB) HDDs diff --git a/content/wiki.md b/content/wiki.md @@ -6,23 +6,21 @@ Summary: How to access wiki.paritybit.ca. <a href="gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca">gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca</a> | <a href="https://proxy.vulpes.one/gemini/wiki.paritybit.ca">[HTTP Proxy]</a> -I have found a personal wiki/knowledgebase to be an immensely valuable asset. It -is the place where I record not only the scripts I've written and how I've set -up my computers and servers, but also other things such as recipes, the books in -my library, little bits of knowledge and wisdom, and more. +My wiki is where I document everything from server setup to recipes. It is my +personal knowledgebase. The primary medium for the wiki is a Gemini site. -[Gemini](https://gemini.circumlunar.space) is an alternative to HTTP which -excels at efficiently delivering information in like the original HTTP-based web -was intended to do, but has since strayed far from. It uses its own protocol and -has its own set of [gemini-based -software](https://gemini.circumlunar.space/software/). +[Gemini](https://gemini.circumlunar.space) is an alternative protocol to HTTP +with a much simpler syntax reminiscent of Markdown. It fits my needs for a wiki +because of how light it is and how easy it is to dump what's in my head into a +page and have it accessible from anywhere without the overhead and tooling that +would otherwise be needed if I was using HTTP. You can access my knowledgebase using the following Gemini URL: <a href="gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca">gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca</a>. If you are unsure which client to use, I highly recommend -[Lagrange](https://github.com/skyjake/lagrange). +[Lagrange](https://github.com/skyjake/lagrange). Other clients can be found +[here](https://gemini.circumlunar.space/software/). -If you wish to delve into the knowledgebase from the program you're currently -using to read this page, you can use a [gemini -proxy](https://proxy.vulpes.one/gemini/wiki.paritybit.ca); +A [gemini proxy](https://proxy.vulpes.one/gemini/wiki.paritybit.ca) can be used +to view the wiki from a regular HTTP browser.