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I’m a free/libre software user, web developer, technology consultant and advocate for software freedom. I graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.Sc. in Computer Science, and I’m an active member of the free/libre and open source software community.

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Below are some of the software tools I appreciate and rely on (see also Prism Break)

Operating Systems / Repositories

Debian GNU/Linux

Debian GNU/Linux

My universal operating system

LineageOS

LineageOS

My mobile OS  — an Android distribution

KXStudio

Software repositories for audio production

Ubuntu GNU/Linux

Ubuntu GNU/Linux

Sometimes, I’ll use Ubuntu instead of Debian

F-Droid

F-Droid

Free (libre) software repository for Android

Desktop Applications

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

My web browser — principles over profits

Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird

Email the way it should be — plus Lightning

LibreOffice

Office Productivity Suite

gPodder

gPodder

My podcast client for video in my family room

Tomboy

Tomboy

Personal notes/wiki (grauphel syncs to Tomdroid)

KeePassX

KeePassX

Password Manager (synced to KeePassDX)

Ardour

Digital Audio Workstation (Recording)

Rosegarden

Rosegarden

Digital Audio Workstation (string arrangements)

SooperLooper

SooperLooper

Digital Audio Workstation (Live Looping)

Web Applications / Services

Nextcloud

Nextcloud

Self-hosted cloud services

WordPress

WordPress

Website Content Management System

DokuWiki

DokuWiki

Wiki software

CiviCRM

CRM for nonprofits

Roundcube

Roundcube

Webmail

Jitsi Meet

Jitsi Meet

WebRTC Video Conferencing

Mastodon

Mastodon

Federated social networking

OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap

Like Wikipedia, for maps

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo (Non-Free)

Web Search that doesn’t track you

Mobile Applications

Firefox Preview

Firefox Preview

A better mobile web browser

K-9 Mail

K-9 Mail

Email client

AntennaPod

AntennaPod

Podcast client

Nextcloud

Nextcloud

Nextcloud file sync

Nextcloud Notes

Notes

Client for Nextcloud Notes – my songwriting tool

OCReader

OCReader

Nextcloud News client (RSS Reader)

SimpleTask

SimpleTask

todo.txt app

OsmAnd+

OsmAnd+

OpenStreetMap client

Jitsi Meet

Jitsi Meet

Client for Jitsi Meet video conferencing

DAVx⁵

DAVx⁵

CalDAV/CardDAV sync (used with Nextcloud)

KeePassDX

KeePassDX

Password Manager

andOTP

andOTP

Two-Factor Authentication

NewPipe

NewPipe

YouTube client

Frost for Facebook

Frost

Facebook web wrapper

Twidere

Twidere

Twitter client

Essential Command Line Tools

todo.txt

Todo.txt CLI

todo.sh manages todo.txt files

rsync

rsync

File transfer and backups

vim

vim

I love using the same text editor locally and remotely

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