Just for fun, here is a list of software and other tools I use frequently.

  • A Lenovo Thinkpad X220 laptop, running Debian wheezy.
    • 2.6 GHz CPU
    • 16 GiB RAM
    • 1 TB spinning drive
    • 240 GB SSD
  • Desktop environment: GNOME3 with Xmonad as the window manager.
  • Text editor: Emacs, with a little vi for quick edits.
  • Shell: bash.
  • Programming languages: Python 2, C, plus the usual assortment of shell, awk, and other Unix command line tools.
  • Version control: git.
  • Virtualisation: kvm with libvirt and virt-manager.
  • Web browser: Iceweasel (nee Firefox).
  • RSS/Atom feeds: Liferea.
  • IRC: Xchat and bip.
  • E-mail: mutt, offlineimap, notmuch.
  • File synchronisation across machines: git-annex.
  • Backups: Obnam, with a little rsync.
  • Music: beets for organisation, Rhythmbox for playing, abcde for ripping.