Author: Jake Bauer <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 04:37:53 -0500
Update uses page
2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
diff --git a/pages/uses.md b/pages/uses.md
@@ -13,12 +13,12 @@ check out [how I name my computers](/hostnames), and the
-As far as workstation operating systems: I have previously used OpenBSD, Artix
-Linux, Alpine Linux (briefly), Gentoo (briefly), Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Linux
-Mint, MacOS, Windows, and have tried various others. On those systems I
-eventually began using a tiling window manager and a bunch of hand-picked
+As far as workstation operating systems: I have used OpenBSD, Artix Linux,
+Alpine Linux (briefly), Gentoo (briefly), Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Linux Mint,
+MacOS, Windows, and have tried various others. On those systems I eventually
+began using a tiling window manager and a bunch of hand-picked
applications—which you can check out on the [old software page](/software)—but
-have since moved on from that.
+have since moved on from that to simpler and more streamlined setups.
Over time, my choice in software has shifted from a philosophy of idealist
minimalism to one of pragmatism. These days, I prefer to use a tool that will
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ on with my work and don't impose unnecessary additional cognitive load.
> -- Alec Watson, Technology Connections (YouTube)
-These days, I use Linux Mint, [Neovim](https://neovim.io/) is my editor of
+These days I run various OSes, [Neovim](https://neovim.io/) is my editor of
choice since I've already put in the work to learn it and it's very comfortable
for me, Ungoogled-Chromium is my browser of choice, and I run a very lean
ksh-variant shell (typically without persistent history or advanced tab
@@ -55,24 +55,31 @@ Here is a screenshot of what my laptop looks like:
MacBook running Linux Mint. Neofetch is displaying the hardware and software
information of the system." width="533" height="300px"/></center>
+Here is a screenshot of what my desktop looks like:
+<center><img src="/img/current-desktop-ws.png" alt="A screenshot of the desktop on
+my workstation PC. Two terminals are tiled next to each other, one showing the
+window manager configuration, the other showing the output from
### My Main PC
-Runs a [Fedora Linux spin](https://spins.fedoraproject.org). Usually Cinnamon
-though I do try others. Windows 10 festers on this PC for playing games.
+Currently runs [OpenBSD](https://openbsd.org) with
+[spectrwm](https://github.com/conformal/spectrwm). Windows 10 festers on this PC
+for playing games.
* **CPU:** AMD Ryzen 5 1600 w/ Stock Cooler
-* **RAM:** 2x8GB + 2x4GB (24GB) G.Skill Ripjaws V and Ripjaws 4 respectively
+* **RAM:** 2x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws V
* **GPU:** PowerColor Red Dragon RX 580 4GB
* **PSU:** EVGA SuperNova G2 Gold 650W
* **Motherboard:** AsRock AB350M Pro4
* **Case:** Deepcool Kendomen Black ATX Mid
- **Boot Drive:** Samsung 970 Evo 250GB NVMe SSD
- - **Additional Storage:** HGST Deskstar 5K4000 4.0TB 5700RPM HDD
- **Windows Boot:** Crucial MX300 275GB SATA SSD
- - **Windows Games:** Seagate 360GB 7200RPM HDD
+ - **Additional Storage:** HGST Deskstar 5K4000 4.0TB 5700RPM HDD
* **Monitors:** 1x Dell S2721QS 27" 4K IPS
[PCPartPicker build list](https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/b/vpLJ7P).
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