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Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Thu, 20 May 2021 21:09:15 -0400

Update software uses page

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diff --git a/http/pages/software.md b/http/pages/software.md @@ -11,36 +11,29 @@ of my desktop with neofetch open."/></a> </figure> -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) ([mirror](https://git.paritybit.ca/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 -systemd. +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 +and packages. ### 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 -`startx`. +environment from the ground up by gluing together different components. I don't +use a display manager; the environment is started with `startx`. I use: -* [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. #### Colourscheme @@ -54,15 +47,15 @@ use them pretty much everywhere. #### Terminal -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 -manager. +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 -[mbsync](http://isync.sourceforge.net/). +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. +speed. diff --git a/http/public/img/desktop-thumb.png b/http/public/img/desktop-thumb.png Binary files differ. diff --git a/http/public/img/desktop.png b/http/public/img/desktop.png Binary files differ.