Downloads hanging

Jed Robbins jed.robbins at
Wed May 13 01:27:37 PDT 2015

In the last few weeks my downloads have stopped working. Get_iplayer 
seems to connect but then nothing happens i.e.

get_iplayer --get --type=radio --pid b05tl3jk
get_iplayer 2.92-ppa22, Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Phil Lewis
   This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details use 
   This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under 
   conditions; use --conditions for details.

INFO Trying to stream pid using type radio
INFO: pid found in cache
10895:    Costing the Earth - The Ozone Hole Thirty Years On, BBC Radio 4,

INFO: 1 Matching Programmes
INFO: Using 'original' version (b05tkzp0) as 'default'
INFO: Checking existence of default version
INFO: flashaacstd1,flashaacstd2,flashaaclow1,flashaaclow2 modes will be 
tried for version default
INFO: Trying flashaacstd1 mode to record radio: Costing the Earth - The 
Ozone Hole Thirty Years On
INFO: File name prefix = 

RTMPDump v2.4-n87-gita9f353c-ppa8~saucy
(c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license: GPL
Connecting ...

This happens for tv and radio and on both linux and windows.

Has anyone else experienced the same issue? Is there a solution?


More information about the get_iplayer mailing list