Below is a list of various tools and services I enjoy using.


ZSA Moonlander Mk1 ergonomic mechanical keyboard with QMK open source firmware



Signal secure messenger.


Vim text/code editor. I use it as my default text editor on Windows, Linux and various Unix systems.

SublimeText light weight text editor. I use it as my default text editor on MacOS.


Greenshot screen capture tool.

Restic backup they way it should work

zsh My preferred interactive shell.

Cygwin makes Windows bearable to use by providing a collection of GNU and other open source tools.

Zettlr offline first, open source note-taking application optimized for the Zettelkasten note-taking method. Zettlr is available for Linux, macOS and Windows.

Sumatra PDF lightweight, free and open source PDF, XPS and eBook reader for Windows. Made by Krzysztof Kowalczyk

Software Development

CodeTyphon visual FreePascal IDE

PyCharm lovely Python IDE by JetBrains.

Photography and drawing

digiKam Professional Photo Management.

Krita digital painting program.

Inkscape free and open source vector graphics editor.


Firefox web browser

uBlock Origin excellent ad blocker extension.


Migadu Mail excellent mail hosting.

Kagi Search user focused web search. Incentives are aligned with the user’s interest: this is a paid service, so no perverse incentive to show me ads or spy on me like Google.

Key features I appreciate include:

Most importantly: the quality of the search results is outstanding.

Learn more about Kagi’s unique features.

Marginalia Search independent DIY search engine that focuses on non-commercial content. free and secure DNS hosting.

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