Uses ๐Ÿ› 

This page is an overview of the tools I use to manage my personal and work life. Although it's evident that you can't have convenience and control at the same time, I prefer having a balance between both of them. Therefore, I prefer open source / audited services wherever possible.


  • Operating System: Pop! OS, is an operating system for STEM and creative professionals who use their computer as a tool to discover and create. (Previously used Manjaro, Mentioned in the following post)
  • Browser : Librewolf, This project is an independent fork of Firefox, with the primary goals of privacy, security, and user freedom.
  • IDE: VSCodium is a community-driven, freely-licensed binary distribution of Microsoftโ€™s editor VS Code.
  • Mail client: Evolution, is an open-source email client by GNOME.

Mobile Device

  • Operating System: Calyx OS, A fork of Android that uses Fdroid + MicroG + Aurora for a de-googled and libre experience.
  • Browser: Chromium
  • Podcast Aggregator: AntennaPod, is built by volunteers without commercial interest, so it respects your privacy while giving you full control.
  • Notes: Standard Notes, is an easy-to-use encrypted note-taking app for digitalists and professionals.
  • Email Client: K9 Mail, is an open source email client focused on making it easy to chew through large volumes of email.
  • Password Manager: Bitwarden, offers the easiest and safest way for teams and individuals to store and share sensitive data from any device.
  • Fitness Tracker: Gadgetbridge, enables the users to use fitness bands without the Vendor's closed source applications.

Self Hosting

Subscription Services

  • Personal Cloud: I host all my cloud services in AlphaVPS's cloud servers with Docker to have more control over my data and have the freedom to mold it according to my needs.
  • Media Storage: I use provides encrypted backups for your
    photos and videos while not compromising on user-friendliness and UX.
  • Email Provider: Migadu, is an amazing email provider based off of EU.
  • VPN Provider: Mullvad VPN, is a fast, trustworthy and easy-to-use VPN with no-logging policy.