Reply to post: Re: Thank god get_iplayer still works fine, and is not limited to the "approved" platforms

BBC admits iPlayer downloads are broken

Chemist

Re: Thank god get_iplayer still works fine, and is not limited to the "approved" platforms

After using get_iplayer for years I finally built a KDialog GUI box (started from an icon) that you can paste the pid number from the iplayer program page into, that then kicks off a bit of c that sends a request to a Pi that does the download. Works really well and the Pi downloads to a pendrive so I can easily pull it and take it away

The embedded KDialog line is : X=`kdialog --inputbox PID?` ; /home/bin/gip $X where gip is the c program that requests the pasted pid from the Pi daemon

You could, of course, just pass the pid from the dialogue to a script downloading the programme to the local machine

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