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Emacs & weblogger.el

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Weblogger.el offers a nice way to post directly to a WordPress blog from Emacs; here’s a good description how to set it up. In addition: When creating an entry, you can also set categories by adding a line “Keywords:” to the header, such as: Keywords: Linux, Emacs, Noobs I haven’t figured out how to do […]

Moving this blog to

Friday, July 20th, 2007

I have moved this blog to I have redirected to This means you are now reading this on the new domain. Please update your bookmarks. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Importing mysql database from the commandline

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

I’ll be moving this blog to a different host (unfortunately, because it isn’t easy to get German ISPs to change the DNS settings, I will also move it to the domain at the same time). I can export the database using phpmyadmin, but on the new server I’ll have to import them from the […]

Backslashes in WordPress

Monday, June 25th, 2007

WordPress, the software I use to write this blog, removes backslashes from posts, which is more than annoying for code examples. For me, this solution seems to work: Turn off the visual editor for all users. Go to Users → Edit user → Your Profile, and untick “Use the visual editor when writing”. When writing […]

Backing up my blog posts

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Did this today with these instructions.