Author: Jake Bauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 21:09:15 -0400
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-I try to stay as far away from proprietary applications as I possibly can. I
-typically use terminal-based applications over GUI ones as I find them more
-efficient once I've learned how to use them. Many also support vim-like
-keybindings which are burned into my muscle memory now.
View [my dotfiles](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/dotfiles)
### Operating System(s)
-My operating system of choice is [Artix GNU/Linux](https://artixlinux.org) for
-the two main reasons that it has excellent software availability and doesn't run
+My operating system of choice is [OpenBSD](https://www.openbsd.org) because of
+the philosophy of the developers and because of how well put together the whole
+system feels. I typically run -current so I can get the most up-to-date drivers
### Desktop Environment/Window Manager
I use a tiling window manager and have essentially built my own desktop
-environment from the ground up by gluing together different components à la the
-Unix philosophy. I don't use a display manager; the environment is started with
+environment from the ground up by gluing together different components. I don't
+use a display manager; the environment is started with `startx`.
-* [dwm](https://dwm.suckless.org) as my tiling window manager,
-* [slstatus](https://tools.suckless.org/slstatus) as my status bar,
-* [dmenu](https://tools.suckless.org/dmenu) as my application launcher,
+* [dwm](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/dwm) as my tiling window manager,
+* [dmenu](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/dmenu) as my application launcher,
* [dunst](https://dunst-project.org/) as my notification daemon,
* [feh](https://feh.finalrewind.org/) to set my desktop background,
-* and [betterlockscreen](https://github.com/pavanjadhaw/betterlockscreen) as my
- lock screen.
+* and [slock](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/slock) as my screen locker.
@@ -54,15 +47,15 @@ use them pretty much everywhere.
-I use [st](https://st.suckless.org/) (aka Simple Terminal). I actually really
-like the model of patching a minimal piece of software with the features that I
-need and I enjoy its simplicity and speed.
+I use [st](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/st) (aka Simple Terminal). I like the model
+of patching a minimal piece of software with the features that I need and I
+enjoy its simplicity and speed.
#### File Manager
-I don't use one. I find the tools available on the command line (`mv`, `rm`,
-etc) allow me to accomplish what I need to do faster than a dedicated file
+If I need to, I use [pcmanfm](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCMan_File_Manager).
+However, I find the tools available on the command line (`mv`, `rm`, etc) allow
+me to accomplish what I need to do faster than a dedicated file manager.
#### Text Editor/IDE
@@ -72,23 +65,21 @@ colour scheme but try to keep things as minimal as possible.
#### Web Browser
-I use everything. Firefox most of the time thanks to its container tabs,
-qutebrowser when I need something Chromium-based on Linux, and Iridium on
-OpenBSD because Firefox is a mess. I also use
+I mainly use [qutebrowser](https://qutebrowser.org/) but I also use
[lynx](https://lynx.invisible-island.net/) for browsing on the command line.
#### Mail Client
-I use [claws-mail](https://www.claws-mail.org/). It has so far provided the best
-out-of-the-box experience. It's fast, has GPG support, and handles multiple
-accounts very well. When I need to go offline, I synchronize my mail with
+I use [claws-mail](https://www.claws-mail.org/). It has provided me the best
+out-of-the-box experience of any mail client I've tried. It's fast, has GPG
+support, and handles multiple accounts very well. When I need to go offline, I
+synchronize my mail with [mbsync](http://isync.sourceforge.net/).
#### Instant Messaging
-* [Fluffychat](https://fluffychat.im/) for [Matrix](https://matrix.org/)
-* [Profanity](https://profanity-im.github.io/) for [XMPP](https://xmpp.org/)
-* [Weechat](https://weechat.org/) for [IRC](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat)
+* [Fluffychat](https://fluffychat.im/) or [Element](https://element.io) for [Matrix](https://matrix.org/)
+* [Dino](https://dino.im/) for [XMPP](https://xmpp.org/)
+* [catgirl](https://git.causal.agency/catgirl/about/) for [IRC](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat)
#### Password Manager
@@ -141,4 +132,4 @@ need it to and has nice keybindings.
#### PDF Viewer
[Zathura](https://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/) for its excellent keybindings and
-nearly instant launching compared to something like Evince.
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