I'm curious as to which applications Linux users are using for your daily workflow, and particularly interested in your alternatives for Word/GDocs.
I mostly use LibreOffice when I have to, but I'm thinking about doing a bit more writing and wanted to see what's out there.
Notes: StandardNotes, CherryTree for technical stuff, documentation. Paper notes.
Email: Thunderbird, iOS email
Tasks: TickTick, paper
Document storage: Nextcloud VPS
Document Storage: Keybase
I don't actually use office products much at all, but on a rare occasion, LibreOffice is a default app on many distros these days, and I'm not motivated enough to find something else.
@tretch I use my text editor (elementary Code FKA "Scratch") quite heavily.
Also I have my own web browser and I use elementary Mail heavily for communication. Then I interact with Mastodon using Tootle, or on my phone the web interface.
I haven't done backups, I don't know what I'd trust.
@tretch I may not be much help because I mostly just use text editors, but have you looked into LaTeX? It's the standard in the Unix world.
I don't write many formatted documents and I haven't used it for a while, but LyX seems to be a good editor. You may have to learn some LaTeX though...
Notes: vim synced to NC
Tasks: Markor on mobile
Email: Thunderbird on desktop and K-9 on mobile for Gmail (required for school) and ProtonMail
Cloud Storage: NC on my Raspberry Pi
Long-form writing: vim, markdown, pandoc
Comm: Keybase Chat, Mastodon, Telegram, Matrix, Discord, Wire, and Silence (for encrypted SMS)
I do most everything else in a terminal.
A lot of interesting setups here. Thank you for sharing.
I have swapped back and forth over the years from purely console/cli (todotxt/vim/neomutt) to the more common (thunderbird) and web based apps for pure convenience. I find myself having to reference things on my phone more often than I would like, which nextcloud has been decent at syncing and viewing between devices.
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