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Re: Web Rhapsody, Firefox, Suse 10.0

  • Subject: Re: Web Rhapsody, Firefox, Suse 10.0
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 13:26:37 +0000
  • Newsgroups: alt.os.linux.suse
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [Perfect Reign] on Thursday 08 December 2005 16:49 \__

> On Thu, 8 Dec 2005 17:35:57 +0100, someone posing as houghi took a five
> minute break from flipping burgers to boot up the etch-a-sketch and
> scribbled:
> [wget for music downloads]
>> Perfect Reign wrote:
>>> Damn! I knew I needed a reason to buy a new 250GB hard drive! Thanks for
>>> the tip!
>> Don't forget that the songs you download might not be exactly what you
>> like and might be a bit more then 250GB.

Not unless a heck of a lot of sites get listed. You can make it faster by
multithreading: wget <ommited_options> list1 & wget <ommited_options> list2
& wget <ommited_options> list3

> Hey, as long as it isn't The Top 1500 Arabic Polka Dance Songs, I'm good to
> go.

Choose sites that suit your taste of music. There are Wikis that link to MP3
blogs, categorised by genre.

> Looking in Amarok over on the laptop, I see 3491 tracks in my collection
> taking up 15.1 GB of my hard drive.  I did have to weed it down from around
> 30GB, which was half my hard drive. I moved a bunch of stuff off to DVDs.
> You gotta do SOMETHING while at work, ya know.

I know what you mean. If one listens to music 10 hours a day, a single CD
won't last for long. Getting new music can be made autonomous and consume
none of your time.

> BTW, say 'hi' to Condoleeza for me, will ya?



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