[ubuntu-uk] Anyway of downloading Iplayer?

andy andy at zrmt.com
Thu Feb 7 19:25:02 GMT 2008

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Rob Beard wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 12:58 +0000, Javad Ayaz wrote:
>> not much help then! well im sure someway will come along soon
> Well you could get yourself a Freeview box with a hard drive in.  I've
> seen them somewhere (Argos I think) for under £80 with a big hard drive
> in.  You'd get hours of stuff on there.  Best get a dual tuner one
> though.
> Or... fit a DVB-T Freeview card to your PC (or plug in a Freeview stick)
> and install MythTV which will record what you want in better quality
> without the DRM restrictions.
> There are other ways of downloading the TV programmes using Bit Torrent
> too and you can find instructions on Google if you search enough.
> Rob
There's also been lots of work done on the iPlayer by the OSC.  The BBC
today have committed to having an OSX version by the end of the year -
so providing the OSC keep up their pressure - expect to see an open
source one there too.

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