No specified modes

Carl Fletcher kernelbasher at
Fri Aug 26 08:18:37 EDT 2011

On 26/08/11 10:02, gary wrote:
> I'm a new get_iplayer user. I've tried windows and linux. It works for
> radio, but not video.
> I saw a post about a new (patched) on the archives to get
> around the "no specified modes" error when downloading BBC video. I got
> the latest and still have the same problem.
> I run it just as a command line
> (perl --get 123 --options),
> dumping the media to file. Any idea why I get the "no specified modes?"
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What version of Linux

Normally it's

get_iplayer --get 123
(for standard mp4)

get_iplayer --get 123 --modes=flashvhigh
(for HQ mp4)

The main Linux disros have get_iplayer in their repos

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