General computery apps [salute] on are a mixed bag. The calendar/contacts apps are nice, email is a HOT mess. Look at this garbage - geary, thunderbird, evolution, all look straight out of 1995. I had hope for Mailspring but after adding my credentials it just gave me a blank screen.

Maybe it's unfair to compare proprietary and FOSS, but I couldn't find anything I could *pay* for either. I love Airmail on mac, $10.

Moving on...

✔️ Web browsing - Firefox, great

✖️ Password management - I use 1Password, and it's only available on Linux as a browser extension. It works, but :(

Most other apps you would want are there. I hadn't used Snaps before - they're nice! I've read can have performance issues but I didn't experience any trouble.

I noticed in the settings there's integration with @nextcloud, so I setup a nextcloud install for fun...

Installing @nextcloud using snaps was so nice - I'm used to setting up all the services apache/nginx etc by hand and snaps made this *so* easy.

The instructions were great, I pointed a subdomain of mine at it, setup SSL with letsencrypt and was off and running very, very quickly.

The interface is nice, it synced down my files on both and and it seems to have a strong plugin library too.

Color me impressed.

My single complaint here is with the integration with - it mounted as a network drive instead of syncing down files - so I had to install the nextcloud desktop application anyway.

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