[ubuntu-uk] Anyway of downloading Iplayer?

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 08:07:07 GMT 2008

Hi Rob,

On 05/02/2008, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
> Alan Pope wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 06:58:47PM +0000, Rob Beard wrote:
> >> You could also install the DownloadHelper plugin for Firefox and stream
> >
> > Have you actually tried this for bbc iplayer streamed content?
> >
> > The BBC site is not on the list of supported sites.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Al.
> >
> Nope, can't get Flash installed at the moment (md5sum's are incorrect
> according to the Flash Plugin package and I haven't got around to
> posting a bug report about it) and it doesn't work with Gnash.

There's a fix for this Flash problem that's been uploaded to the
-proposed repository in the last couple of days.

And also in the last week, the BBC have started supporting Firefox,
but only on Windows. They still say that they'll have a downloading
solution for Mac & Linux "within 2 years"... not holding my breath.


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