A break from bloated software

GNOME delights, however it also is bloated, causing my Thinkpad X1 Carbon to act slow and sluggish. Also, I believe that - psychologically, the use (or not) of tiling manager has an effect on memory and focus. In order to find out the veracity of these impressions, I decided to go back to the i3 Window manager as well as other software on the simple side of the spectrum (such as Emacs1 instead of VSCode).

I’ll document this mini project as a series of posts, beginning with this one.

  1. I wanted to switch instead to Vim (inasmuch as Vim is lighter on resources), however I’d rather learn and use Emacs Lisp than Vim scripting for extending the editor.