Last update: 2023-09-06.
Last update: 2023-09-06.
List of hardware and software stuff I use on a daily basis. Mostly for my own present (and future) reference, but also for anyone curious.
- 2021 MacBook Pro (14in) with MacOS Ventura
- 27in Dell Monitor (2K) - as main screen.
- 24in AOC Monitor (1080p) - as secondary screen.
Manually assembled PC:
- AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT - CPU.
- Sapphire Nitro+ RX 5700XT - GPU.
- ASUS ROG Strix B550-F - Motherboard.
- G.Skill Trident Z 16GB (2x8) DDR4 3600MHz - RAM.
- OS (dual boot): Windows 10 for gaming; Pop! OS Linux for some work and some gaming.
Logitech MX Master 3Logitech MX Vertical - as mouse for work.
- Logitech G305 - as mouse for gaming.
- Nuphy Air 75 - a main low profile mechanical keyboard.
- Sennheiser HD559 - as headphones.
- Samson Q2U - as external microphone.
- RODE A1 - as audio interface for the microphone.
- A computer stand for alternating between seating and standing while working.
GIS/Remote Sensing #
- QGIS - as main GIS program.
- Google Earth Engine - as main remote sensing processing platform.
- RGEE - to use Google Earth Engine in R.
- Kart - for versioning GIS data as if using git.
- MarkText - for shorter individual markdown files.
- Quarto (in VSCodium) - for everything from text to presentations.
- Libreoffice - for doc and csv files.
- Onlyoffice - because LO is still a pain to use on MacOS with larger documents.
- Affinity Suite - for more complicated works.
- Gimp - for less taxing tasks.
- Inkscape - for lighter vector editing.
- OBS - for recording.
- LosslessCut - to quickly edit and merge recordings.
- VSCodium - as my main IDE.
ITerm2Kitty - as terminal emulator (with Victor Mono Nerd Font).
- Z shell (+
Oh My ZshZap as plugin manager for some plugins). Fig.io - for interactive command suggestions.
- OpenInTerminal - to quickly open a terminal at a specific folder location.
- Homebrew - as my package manager.
BBEditSublime Text - as a quick text editor.
- Helix - as a quick terminal text editor
- R (in VSCodium) - as main coding language.
- Github - for hosting code and projects where I need to collaborate or my personal websites.
- Codeberg - for more personal stuff.
- Netlify - for website hosting.
- Catppuccin for almost everything (this blog too).
- AltTab - for windows-like switching between tabs on macOS.
- KeepingYouAwake - prevent mac to go on sleep mode
- I created this workflow for interacting through Alfred.
- Bartender - to arrange menu bar icons.
- Syncthing - to sync files between my computers and phone.
- Wireguard - as VPN tunnel (to make Mullvad and NextDNS to work well in tandem)
- MullvadVPN - as VPN client.
- NextDNS - to block ads and trackers at the DNS level.
- Lulu - to have more control on outgoing connections.
- Freetube - as client to watch youtube through Invidious.
- CleanshotX - for screenshots and annotating on the fly.
- Backblaze - for continuous off-site backups.
- Cider - to listen to apple music.
- Ferdium - to open Whatsapp and other things without downloading their apps.
- Cryptomator - to encrypt things on drive folders.
- ImageMagick - to quickly convert and resize image from the command line.
- svgo - to quickly optimize svg from the command line.
- yt-dlp - to easily download online videos.
- Startpage - as main search engine
- LibreY - as backup search engine (using this instance)
- Obsidian - for note-taking and projects management.
- Todo.txt - methodology for todo lists.
- Pter - CLI tool for managing todo.txt.
MountainDuck - for mounting cloud storage as local. drivesStill in search of a satisfying option.
- Raycast - to replace default Spotlight.
- Alfred - to replace default Spotlight + some workflows.
- Jabref - to manage my references and academic papers.
- Cal366 - to replace default calendar (and Fantastical).
- Thunderbird - to manage my email accounts.
- Sioyek/Skim - to read and annotate pdf.
- Homebank - to manage my finances.
- KeepassXC - to manage my passwords.
- Feedbin - to manage my rss feeds.
- Netnewswire - to read rss feeds through Feedbin. Read why.
- Kindle Paperwhite - for reading ebooks (to be replaced sooner or later).
- Calibrew - to transfer ebook to the e-reader.
- Onyx Boox Note Air 2 - for reading and annotating academic papers.
- Firefox - hardened with Arkenfox for better privacy.
- Vivaldi - for website where it's more convenient to stay logged and when I need to keep tabs opened.
- Orion - as a more private alternative to Safari, for some webistes that breaks with Arkenfox. Using it very little as today.
Browser Extensions #
- UblockOrigin - to block advertisement and trackers.
- KeepassXC - to autofill passwords.
- Raindrop - to manage my bookmarks across different machines.
- BibItNow! - to quickly extract citations in bib style from a web page.
- Jabref - to send bibliographic info to Jabref desktop app.
- LibRedirect - to redirect to more privacy-friendly frontends.
- LanguageTool - grammar and spellchecker.
- SimpleLogin - to manage email aliases.
- AnonAddy - to manage email aliases.
- Bypass Paywalls Clean - self-explanatory. When the options are "subscribe to access the content or be profiled", this extension becomes a necessity as much as Ublock.
- Orion - as main browser.
- Reeder5 - to read feeds through Feedbin.
- Overcast - to manage and listen podcasts subscriptions.
- Wireguard - as VPN tunnel (to make Mullvad and NextDNS to work well in tandem).
RaivoOTP2FAS Auth- to manage my 2FA codes.
- Strongbox - to manage my password using KeepassXC.
- 2Do-txt - gui app for todo.txt.
- Mobius Sync - to use Syncthing in iOS.