[SATLUG] Re: SATLUG podcast saving to file
hharadon at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 16:05:04 CDT 2008
> Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 19:55:32 -0600 (CST)
> From: Borries Demeler <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] podcast saving to file
> To: satlug at satlug.org
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> > On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Borries Demeler
> > <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> > > I am trying to capture the output of a podcast from the command line,
> > > but am not sure how to capture the stream to a file I can play back later.
> > > I can open the link in firefox and play it on my computer, but there is no
> > > option to capture the podcast as a file, although the entire stream according
> > > to the application is buffered on the playing application. How do I do that?
> > If Firefox was able to open it, try copying the URL and pasting it to mplayer:
> > mplayer -vo null -ao pcm http://some.url.com/podcast
> > If that doesn't work try adding the '-playlist' option after -ao pcm
> Neither worked for me.
Hi, it looks like the mencorder function of mplayer may be the solution.
I would google around with a search string that had "mencorder how to record
podcast" in it to see what might work.
Good luck, Howard
San Antonio, TX USA
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