Monday, June 9, 2014

BBC iplayer / get-iplayer

Suppose someone sends you a link to an iplayer program:

And you follow it and find some insanely overcomplicated flash-filth at the other end.

All is not lost.

sudo apt-get install get-iplayer

get-iplayer --get

and you have a nice copy in a usable format, which you can play with mplayer, as a man should.

mplayer Horizon_-_1981-1982_9._The_Pleasure_of_Finding_Things_Out_p018dvyg_default.mp4