[ubuntu-uk] BBC iPlayer on Linux Project
kieran at operamail.com
Sat Aug 4 20:32:34 BST 2007
I was suprised to get Windows Media Player 10 going in wine but now I'm stuck with the BBC iPlayer installer.
The nice people at wine are helping. http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9187
Whether the Kontiki P2P software or the BBC's DRM system works together remains to be seen.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rob Beard" <rob at esdelle.co.uk>
> To: "British Ubuntu Talk" <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] BBC iPlayer on Linux Project
> Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 19:21:56 +0100
> Kieran K wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I hope I'm not spamming but I've started a project to try and get
> > the BBC iPlayer running on Linux through wine.
> > I've got IE6 and Windows Media Player 10 with DRM working.
> > The wiki page for it is at:
> > http://bbciplayerlinux.sf.net
> > Thanks
> > Kieran
> Funny you should post that, I was wondering myself the other day if it
> would work. Have you had any success so far?
> /me puts on flame retardant suit...
> I have have a play with iPlayer on my work laptop (which dual boots XP
> and Ubuntu Feisty), can't say I was very impressed with the selection of
> titles on there, so I removed it.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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