re: trying new software

a long while ago I expressed interest in trying various software. I haven't gotten around to writing a followup until now.

here's a list of software I mentioned in the previous post and have gotten around to trying and/or dismissing:

some other stuff I've changed about my setup since then:

there's plenty of other things I've tried and started using since 2018; I may detail my entire setups at some point, but for now these are the talking points that came to my mind.

I have a bunch of other stuff to write about as well, so bear with me as I collect my thoughts and set aside some time to write more to my blog.