Updated my little FOSS time tracking application (aitrack.work) over the weekend: I added a settings menu based on feedback I got from people over at Hacker News. It's a little more useful for everyone now, I hope.
PS: I'm still using it daily, so the ~4 days that went into building and maintaining it since February were a good investment :D
PS: it's a new notebook I got from work, I'm still on the pure Manjaro Dell for all non-work things.
No idea what the general opinion on WSL2 might be, but using it feels like practicing dark magic.
All the usual "need this for work" stuff in Windows + not having to mess with things that just work when using it in Linux in WSL.
Native mounting of the respective other FS, forwarding of `localhost` to the browser running in Windows and all of that with a rather negligible footprint (brand new Elitebook 850 though).
After setting it up from scratch (~6 hrs): wow :O
Will update in a week or so.
The current #firefox tabs were fine for me tb, but that useless gap in front of them when using windowed mode wasn't.
After messing around with userChrome for 5 mins, I'm much happier with how it looks.
PS: tested and working on both Manjaro and Windows, FF Dev. Edt.
Quite happy with how things turned out. Manjaro Gnome is a keeper.
I somehow prefer it over KDE visually (at the moment; KDE doesn't look 'ad' at all!), which is mostly due to the perceived visual consistency - there's nothing here that looks out of place.
Migrating my dotfiles was smooth, native mounting of BitLocker encrypted drives in Nautilus is great too - the KDE version needed a little help there.
Overally very pleased with the 2 days of testing and configuring I invested.
4. Solus Budgie
Looked super nice, but felt awfully sluggish, i.e. clicks in/on the app menu, notification drawer etc. having delays.
4. Manjaro Budgie
Took about 10 minutes to even boot, same issues as Solus re: performance.
5. Manjaro Gnome
First one I tried actually, spun it up again today and spent some productive hours with it.
=> going for that, looks great, feels great and will be a nice change coming from KDE.
Thanks for the feedback to the 15 people that participated in my OS poll.
I tested all those OSes and some more via live USB in the last 72 hrs; here's the conclusion:
1. Endeavour OS
Nice, but didn't really feel as smooth and polished as Manjaro does.
No comment; didn't even boot for some reason.
3. Elementary OS
Looked nice, but didn't really work well = threw some errors and then started ignoring application launches. Wouldn't connect to wifi either for some reason.
Going to install a new OS on an older Dell Precision soon. Tempted to use Manjaro 'cause it's been working so well on my XPS and that's basically its older brother.
Use case: web dev, writing and browsing.
Definitely in the mood for 'just works', would take vanilla Arch otherwise. But also a bit curious to try something new, so here's a poll:
That's a rather good one:
Why Delayed Google Chrome Update Is A Reason To Switch
Cool site that's also OSS contrary to many others like it.
This album is pretty close to perfection - as far as non-metal music goes.
It's astonishing how smooth and thought out #kde's Plasma desktop is. Especially compared to the MacOS environment - all these little things and tweaks that make your life so much more comfortable overall. 🌈
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