Dec 28, 2021

The menus in my system
Another post going through stuff I set up for my desktop environment a couple years ago and that have used ever since 🙂. This time I'll show the menus I've created using rofi. So, what is rofi? It's basically a program where you feed a list of options to it, and …

Nov 26, 2021

The blocks in my status bar
Five years ago when I moved to the i3 window manager, I started using its status bar, the i3bar. It is text based, and it's up to you what gets shown there. However it is not very modular: it's weird to combine different information to be shown since everything has …

Oct 23, 2021

Resurrecting a computer on the go
Earlier this month I was spending a few weeks in another country. It was late at night and I was once again looking over my personal files and thinking if there was a better way to organize them in folders. After thinking for a bit I decided on a new …

Sep 27, 2021

My journey to a good backup system
I'm a bit of a data hoarder. I still have some of the first programs I've ever written, photos I've taken on trips and drawings I did many years ago, to name a few. And since I don't trust some company to store all of this data for me, it …

Aug 29, 2021

Owning my Kindle
Several years ago my mother gave me a Kindle Paperwhite 2. I have read a few books on it since, but it never felt like it was really mine. Locking the screen showed some annoying ad, all books bought from Amazon were protected by DRM, books transferred through USB only …