[ubuntu-uk] Click downloaded Ubuntu

David King linuxman at avoura.com
Sun May 3 22:26:52 BST 2009


I find it only downloads in .mov format (QuickTime).

David King



Harry Rickards wrote:
> On 3 May 2009, at 21:35, Simos Xenitellis <simos.lists at googlemail.com>  
> wrote:
>
>   
>> On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 9:22 PM, Harry Rickards  
>> <hrickards at l33tmyst.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> On 3 May 2009, at 21:18, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> I was watching the BBC News 24 TV programme "Click" broadcast this
>>>> weekend. When they were testing a 100 Mbit/s broadband connection,
>>>> they
>>>> used it to download two copies of Ubuntu 9.04 simultaneously. A good
>>>> advert for Ubuntu.
>>>>         
>>> Just out of interest, how long did it take?
>>>       
>> It showed only a short segment of the download, demonstrating that
>> the download speed was about 77Mbps. It appeared that the issue of  
>> choosing
>> the Ubuntu ISO had to do with the availability of a fast distribution
>> server, so one can
>> put together a simple benchmark. Still, this was good.
>>
>> If you get 'get_iplayer' (http://linuxcentre.net/iplayer), then you
>> can download the episode
>> with
>>
>> get_iplayer --get 128               (expires on the 10th May)
>>
>> Simos
>>
>>     
>
> What format does this download in, and will ffmpeg convert it to ogg  
> theora + vorbis okay (I assume it's some proprietary format with DRM  
> on)? I only ask as I refuse to watch non FLOSS codec video when I'm on  
> a device that can handle it.
>
> Many thanks
> Harry Rickards (a.k.a l33tmyst)
>
>   



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