Magnus Hovland Hoff

Assorted stuff I've made

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WikiLinks (2018-10-10)
I've been working on Sausagewiki for a while now, but I have only recently discovered how best to enable prolific linking between articles. I have now made it possible to link to an article by just writing its title in square brackets inline in the text; I like [pie], I like [cake]. This is a bit of a lucky combination of an extension to Markdown a… Continue reading
Wwwwayland sucks (2018-05-31)
Wayland sucks. I'm sure that it's not Wayland that sucks, but running Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome-wayland is inferior to gnome-x11 in multiple surprising ways, and better in only a few. I've been using gnome-wayland now for about a month, since upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, and I'm about ready to switch back. The good: In Wayland, I am allowed to switch … Continue reading
System(d) upgrade (2018-05-06)
I have recently updated a server of mine from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. As usual, it was a bumpy ride. The upgrade stopped half-way through with my system in a stupid state, and I had to figure out how to fix things so that apt would be able to continue the process. I don't understand why this keeps happening when the resolutions are so daft. … Continue reading