Video no longer downloading

Just Ian superian at
Sat Jan 11 09:49:56 EST 2014

dinkypumpkin said:

>> Failed to open file!
>> /The_Bridge_Series_2_-_Episode_1_b03bncr5_default.partial.mp4.flv
> The above is a big clue.  It says you're trying to download to the root
> directory of your filesystem, which would typically fail if you're not
> running as root.  I assume that's not what you want.  Run with --verbose and
> look at the option values printed at the beginning of the output. If you
> haven't set --output, it will use the working directory.

Embarrassed argh, you're right.

I was in / when trying to do this, not ~/ (or the ~/Radio where I was
successfully downloading audio!)

Thank you. It's amazing what you don't see when you look :)


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