Stuff I use

A detailed overview of all techy things I use on a day to day basis.

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My home office

Hardware

I’ve been building my own desktop computer for more than 10 years now. As such, my desktop is always a mix of older and newer components, depending on what survived the last rebuild. Everything is inside a Jonsbo W2 case with 3 detachable panels: the front and both sides.

Current components:

Desk setup

Laptop (work)

Dell XPS 13 9300 provided by Combell, mainly used for my system engineering work. As I don’t have a personal laptop I sometimes use it at home when I’m too lazy to get out of the couch.

When working from home, I connect the laptop to a Dell WD19 docking station and use the same peripherals as my desktop. I’m using a little USB switch hidden behind my desktop to switch between the two devices.

Software

My daily driver is Arch linux, although I use Windows 10 when gaming.

Backups

My backup strategy is as follows: