Before I could find a media center application that I really liked, I used to create playlist’s and use mplayer to play the playlist’s randomly. Because new episodes come out and I did not want to have to create new playlists I created a script automatically generate the playlist’s and play them using mplayer randomly. [...]
In Ubuntu I was having trouble with the wireless broadband device MF626 freezing. When it froze the operating system needed to be rebooted to get back onto the internet.
Someone in Ubuntu Forums posted that they wanted to create a deb package full of useful scripts and was asking for help. In his post he also said that one of the scripts he was after was a sleep timer so I decided to post one in his thread for him.