[ubuntu-uk] BBC video clip capture - again

Gavin Ford revford at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Jan 13 23:46:43 GMT 2008

On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 11:27:41PM +0000, alan c wrote:
> > The spaces and unescaped weird characters in the URL are confusing it, try it in
> > single quotes like this:
> > 
> > mplayer 'rtsp://rm-acl.bbc.co.uk/news/media_acl/mps/fix/news/business/video/138000/bb/138961_16x9_bb.rm?title="BBC"&author="BBC"&copyright="(C)British Broadcasting Corporation"'
> Thanks, however that does not seem to work.
> Also a similar thing happens even when the title part is omitted entirely.

Weird, it's working fine for me here with the same setup.  Looks like an article
about the XO machine.

Make sure you're entering it all on one line, leave out the -playlist option and
any line wrapping symbols your mail client may be inserting.

Easiest way to do it I find it to enter the:

  mplayer ' 

then copy/paste the URL and enter the final:


If it's not that, I'm not sure what's up with it.


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