[ubuntu-uk] cache size - firefox (and googlevideo downloads)

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Wed Sep 26 13:54:15 BST 2007

Jim Kissel wrote:
> alan c wrote:
>> I rarely capture streaming video and it seems I am often facing new 
>> issues  :-)
>> I have become experienced with using firefox  to view a clip, then 
>> using the firefox cached file to replay the clip off line.
>> However an OLPC video of one hour seems to exceed a size and things do 
>> not work.


>> Shorter videos play ok too (for example 15 minutes), but the cache 
>> files seem to persist and do not disappear!
>> comments appreciated
> Try http://keepvid.com/
> with the URL http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4285568518538296189
> It's downloading for me 90 megs so it'll be a while before I can check 
> the quality.

ah - I tried keepvid (yesterday) but it would not work, maybe it was 
busy or something. It is actually connecting now.
This would be independent of any browser (Firefox) cache parameters 
alan cocks
Kubuntu user#10391

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