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AmaroK + Scripts = Your Ultimate Music Solution

Amarok is a popular free audio player based on the K Desktop Environment. Right now, it's available only under Linux and other varieties of Unix, although the Windows version is to be released soon. There has been much talk already about how it is the best music management software. However, not many amarok users are aware of the powerful scripts that can be used to extend its usability further.

Amarok includes many useful features by default. Supported scripts and plugins, providing a huge new range of functionality, complete the package to bring you your ultimate music solution.

I have listed only some of the large number of scripts, ones I found especially useful for the average music lover. The whole list can be seen at the official Amarok Scripts Page.


Instant Messenger Support

Displaying your song information to your friends is the easiest thing to be done through amarok. Pidgin users can install the AmarokPidgin script which includes the broadcast of a variety of information in…

Get Double Speed BSNL Broadband Simple Trick High Speed Broadband

UPDATE 2:

Step 1: Make sure that your modem is in Bridge Mode.

Step 2: Make a new Virtual Machine and install Windows XP on it.

Step 3 : Create a new text file and type following command:

rasdial "Broadband Connection" username password

username = ur broadband username
password = ur broadband password
Broadband Connection = Name of the Connection you use to connect, you can find it in Control Panel -> Network Connections


save it as "connect.bat"

double click on that file to check if it connects to the internet or not.

Step 5:
Copy that file to XP running in Virtual Machine.

Step 6:

Click Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> System -> Task Scheduler

select connect.bat as application to run and then set the time to run that app (same time in both systems*)

Time should be 2 minutes from current time so you dont have to wait too much...

*Very Important if connect.bat doesnt run at same time then only 1 XP would be connected to internet.

Complete Step 6 on both host and …

Prevent Autorun pendrive/ flashdrive viruses

The usage of a pen drive or a flash drive become a very common thing. Also with the cost of memory chips going down (now you can get a 4GB memory stick for Rs.800) have boosted its usage and also an USB flash drive is compact and very easy to carry around. With the increase in the usage of pen drives, viruses spreading through these memory sticks has increased exponentially.
As such you can't completely prevent the viruses but to minimize these viruses and worms spreading to the PCs we can take some preventive measures.
Turn off the Auto Run:-
Pen drives uses the Autorun feature to load certain files when it is plugged into a USB port. Now, the worms and viruses uses this autorun feature to spread itself from the thumb drives to the computers. You can avoid majority of these worms spreading by turning off the autorun feature. To do is very simple just follow these steps,


If you are using Win XP Professional edition:-
Click Start button
Select Run.
Now type gpedit.msc in Run command .
Y…