Windows user (and possible ubuntu user) seeks get_iplayer assistance under ubuntu

Carl Fletcher kernelbasher at
Sun Aug 7 14:22:15 EDT 2011

On 07/08/11 19:00, Clive wrote:
> I am a Windows user. I have d/l ubuntu on to a boot CD and may install
> it on an old laptop. I can see the get_iplayer d/l links have files for
> Windows and other OS but I am a complete Linux novice - so sorry for
> this dumb question - on Windows I use the command prompt exclusively for
> get_iplayer. Is there an equivalent for ubuntu and how do I get it.
> Thank you for your assistance.
> Clive
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You really need to install Ubuntu
get_iplayer is in the ubuntu repositories and can be installed with the 
software manager or from a terminal:
sudo apt-get install get-iplayer

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