Tools Change

Doing a software inventory of what tools I use in order to migrate to a new work computer. I make a private blog post of what software, extensions, and customizations to facilitate the move. Work provides software, but I prefer different web browsers, text editors, SSH clients, etc.

I have posts from 2009, 2011, and now 2016. Comparing the three lists, some of my preferences have stayed the same over time. Some I changed each time.


  1. Music player
  2. Notepad++
  3. SSH client
  4. Tweedeck
  5. Picasa
  6. WinMerge


  1. Web browsers
  2. Ad blocker
  3. Password manager
  4. Calendar
  5. Chat client
  6. Read later
  7. SQL editor
  8. PDF reader

I kind of wish I had tracked my most visited web sites in this way. I used to keep a web page with a bookmark to places I frequently visit. An occasional dump of the most important could be interesting for determine how my work and interests evolve over time.


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