Solved Bash script fails after migration to snap version (Ubuntu 18.04)

John Bingham john at
Thu Jul 16 05:51:53 EDT 2020

Don't know whether anyone else has had this problem.

It's maybe rather primitive, but for many years, I've used a Bash 
script, run nightly by cron, with a list of the programmes I want to 

Following the recent change from a PPA to Snap, it stopped working. 
Eventually, I got around to investigate and found that it couldn't find 
the get_iplayer executable.

The solution was to add a line to the script:


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