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Random song constrained by keyword on MPC

Posted 08-12-2010 at 12:17 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-12-2010 at 12:21 AM by the dsc
Tags mpc, music

Save it as a script, perhaps even as an alias:

mpc play `shuf -e $(mpc playlist -f "[(%position%) %artist% %title% %file%]" |egrep $1 | grep -Eo "\(.*\)"| sed 's:).*::g' | sed 's:(::g') -n 1`
Then type at some terminal:

mpcr[andom] <artist/keyword>

(or however you chose to name/alias it)

And mpc will play a random song from the pool resulting from the keyword filter.

I guess the whole...
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Creating a VPN in Minutes Using Remobo

Posted 08-11-2010 at 05:06 AM by sridhar11

Remobo is a free software which can be used to replace the paid versions of existing difficult to use VPN setups
as it can create a VPN instantly and securely. It lets you login easily and add users to your buddy list, and
create a secure network for you. In private chat messaging, the file sharing client helps share information
within the buddy list as well. Remobo lets you control your computer and access files securely while away from
the system.

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independent network/app auditors...

Posted 08-10-2010 at 08:34 AM by suprstar

//start rant

LOL yeah ok, so some kid fresh out of college who "knows everything there is to know" about network and program security is gonna come in here and tell us what's wrong with our stuff..... I spend hours producing screen shots of programs, statistics on activity, most of which prove absolutely nothing.

First the application
Their big investigation focuses on a front end...
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Atomic Magazine now on my hitlist

Posted 08-09-2010 at 06:27 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

I was a happy customer of Atomic magazine, until I received this month's issue today.

Although you could install a free version of the Linux operating system, Windows 7 has many more applications ( both free and commercial ) and it's much easier to use and far superior for gaming.
Any Linux guru should point out four things that are blatantly wrong here. It is thanks to words such as this that people fear free operating systems, and vicious rumours start.
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Patience 2

Posted 08-09-2010 at 05:11 AM by brianL
Updated 08-10-2010 at 04:12 AM by brianL
Tags arm

Still waiting for my SheevaPlug. The website mentions the 11th of August as the delivery day, so with a bit of luck I should get it by Friday...maybe. Not sure what I'll be using it for, but I'll cross that bridge when I come to it. If I can get ARMedslack running on it, without totally screwing everything up, I'll be happy.
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