lyrics stopped working after update to 1.4.3

J Sloan joe at
Sun Sep 24 19:26:30 UTC 2006

Andrew Turner wrote:
> Joe,
> Amarok has had issues with lyrics scripts and proxies ever since
> lyrics fetching was made scriptable. There have been several attempted
> fixes, and personally I thought it might be working in 1.4.3. However,
> having looked, there has been one more change to the Lyrc script in
> SVN.
> Try using that to replace the official 1.4.3 Lyrc script, which should
> be located at `kde-config
> --prefix`/share/apps/amarok/scripts/lyrics_lyrc/lyrics_lyrc.rb
> The other thing worth checking is your KDE proxy settings (especially
> if you don't run KDE), by running "kcontrol".
> If those two still don't work, all I can suggest is you get out
> Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) and try to capture the packets to see
> what's going wrong

Thanks for the informative post, I'll follow up on these leads!


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