I don't use a full desktop environment where everything is prebuilt/prepackaged but i installed many different software to create my own lite environment. It's sway based with many little tools on top.
I just received a new computer at home : a little Odroid N2 which is an alternative to the famous Raspberry Pi while being way faster and more balanced.
The default Alpine Linux installation comes with many unneeded firmwares installed (just in case). Luckily, they can be easily removed with a simple apk add linux-firmware-none.
Top is a posix command to collect many informations about running processes on your machine. Htop is a popular alternative giving you the same informations plus some more in a nicer interface.
Each new major kernel release i upgrade it. I enable/disable the new options and all. Here's my little ritual.
Small introduction to GLSA. It's a team from Gentoo, but also a command to patch your system against security breaches.
How to configure Xorg to have multiple keyboard layouts on multiple physical keyboards ?
AMD just opensourced another piece of their graphic stack
Here is my nib : nano irc bot. It's written in shell and I use it as a personnal assistant to monitor machines, rss feeds, crypto currencies, to manage my todolist and some other features.
Manage your dotfiles without a new soft. Easily with versionning and all.
How to unmount your root filesystem when your os runs on it ? Follow the guide
This is a small script i use to remember things as I browse my filesystem.
A small tip to avoid filling your host partition when you forgot to mount a fs.
Managing Gentoo's overlay without using the good old layman
A trick to bypass your init in order to start applications in tmux at boot times. Really handy and better than a classic init.
Let's play with BTRFS multi devices.
Post-Mortem following an electricity outage.
Some thoughts about modern linux desktops. Which tools,philosohy to reach which goals.