This script will set your pidgin status message as the song that’s currently being played by your Rhythmbox.
It’s a simple process – save http://pastebin.com/jeHPqKWT to a file called status_changer.py, and run it. i.e:
1. Save it to a file – say status_changer.py
2. Run it : python status_changer.py
3. Stare in awe :)