System Crafters is a community and learning resource for computer enthusiasts who are interested in crafting their computing experience to increase their enjoyment and productivity.
This website is intended to be the most comprehensive reference on the internet for learning how to leverage tools like GNU Emacs, GNU Guix, and GNU/Linux to craft a fully customized workflow using Free Software tools!
The System Crafters YouTube channel also contains almost 200 videos and live stream recordings demonstrating and explaining these tools and broader topics!
If you are just getting started with GNU Emacs and want to learn the basics, check out The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Emacs!
From there, check out the Emacs Essentials series to learn more about the basics of using Emacs and then follow the Emacs From Scratch series to learn how to build a modern Emacs configuration that you understand!
Once you’re comfortable using Emacs, learn how to use GNU Guix to craft a complete, reproducible system configuration by checking out the Craft Your System with GNU Guix series!
You can also check out the many video series I’ve created to help you learn these tools in depth.
If you need help on specific topics, there are a few resources to consider:
In these streams we usually experiment with new packages, configurations, and customizations to understand the pros and cons of using them. Other times we have philosophical discussions about software, computing, and productivity. It’s always a good time!
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