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OS of choice

  • Workstations: Arch Linux
  • Server: Ubuntu
  • Mobile: Android

My gear

Desktop computer

Full spec on homelab page.

  • Intel Xeon X5680 3.33GHz, 12 GB RAM
  • Samsung 34" LED Curved S34E790C monitor
  • Corsair Gaming STRAFE RGB keyboard
  • Logitech G602 wireless mouse
  • Argon TEMPO Active 4 speakers + HRT Music Streamer II+ DAC

Laptops

  • Thinkpad X250
  • Thinkpad T450s

Smartphone

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

Camera equipment

  • Nikon D3200
  • AF-S NIKKOR 18-55 mm 1:35-5.6 G lens
  • Vanguard Alta Pro 2+ 263AB100 tripod

See also

Software

Terminal

  • Terminal: rxvt-unicode
  • Shell: zsh, oh-my-zsh, mosh
  • Terminal screen: tmux
  • File browser: ranger, w3m
  • AUR client: yay
  • Recorder: asciinema

Window manager

  • Compositor: picom
  • Application launcher: dmenu
  • Window manager: i3-wm
  • Window manager status bar: i3blocks
  • Video driver: nvidia-dkms
  • Screen locker: i3lock, xautolock
  • Montitor night colors: redshift

Media

  • Image viewer: feh, gthumb
  • Image editor: gimp, inkscape
  • Camera downloader: gphoto2
  • Image convertion: ImageMagick
  • Video encoder: handbrake-cli, libdvdcss, mkvtoolnix-gui
  • Media player: mpv
  • Screenshots: flameshot
  • Screen recorder: simplescreenrecorder
  • Video editing: flowblade
  • Sound volume control: pamixer, pavucontrol
  • Media inspector: mediainfo

Internet/network

  • Internet browser: firefox
  • Network manager: networkmanager
  • Messaging: discord, signal-desktop, element-desktop
  • VNC client: vinagre
  • File sync: syncthing
  • Self-hosted: see homelab

Documents and texts

  • Editor: vim
  • PDF viewer: athura, zathura-pdf-mupdf
  • Notes: obsidian

System

  • Hypervisor: lxc, kvm, virt-manager
  • NTP client: chrony
  • Printer management: CUPS
  • Performance monitor: atop
  • Disk monitoring: hddtemp, smartmontools

Science

  • Calculator: bc
  • PCB design: eagle, kicad

Others

  • Finances: gnucash

Fonts

  • adobe-source-code-pro-fonts
  • noto-fonts
  • ttf-bitstream-vera
  • ttf-font-awesome-4
  • ttf-hack
  • ttf-lato
  • ttf-liberation
  • ttf-symbola
  • consolas-font
  • ttf-monaco