Odd tmp/Flashxxxxx files
wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 01:53:23 GMT 2009
On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 22:52 +0100, Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 2009/11/11 Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com>:
> > On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 15:04 -0600, Bruce MacArthur wrote:
> >> On Wednesday 11 November 2009 02:33:55 pm Ric Moore wrote:
> >> >
> >> > If the file you wish is on YouTube then you are in luck. Use "clive",
> >> > which is a command line app. Once you install it, goto to the youtube
> >> > page you want to capture in firefox and just copy the URL line. Then
> >> > open a terminal and enter:
> >> >
> >> > sudo clive "the-url-pasted-here-using-ctrl-insert"
> >> >
> >> > ...and hit return! It'll save the flv file to the directory that you are
> >> > in. Piece of cake! My all time favorite application. Enjoy! Ric
> >> >
> >> > p/s you have to use the quotation marks as I noted, they enclose the
> >> > url.
> >> Hello, Ric --
> >> Do you happen to know if this works on "all" (!) browsers, or is it
> >> essentially limited to working with FireFox? Also, where is the best
> >> place to find the current version of CLIVE -- and what is the best
> >> installation process? THANKS for this info -- there are a few
> >> OUTSTANDING YouTube pieces that I have (unsuccessfully!) tried to copy;
> >> this provides wonderful hope for me!!!
> > So far it just seems to work only with youtube. Since it is a command
> > line tool, it doesn't matter how you get the url of the video, even lynx
> > would do. just "sudo apt-get install clive" as it's in the repos. You're
> > gonna love it. I've tried other methods and have gotten static fulled
> > audio. clive gets it correctly every time. Just copy the url of the
> > video and paste it into the command line sudo clive "paste-url-here"
> > using the quote marks. It'll fire up and you'll see it work. Do not be
> > running another video from youtube, within your browser, at the same
> > time, that buggers it up. :) Ric
> Why are you running it with root privileges? A good practice is to
> never run anything as root if it's not necessary and in this case i
> don't think it's necessary.
I was in a directory that needed root privileges to access. In your home
directory you wouldn't need too. Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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