Instructions for noobie, please

Jon Davies jon at
Mon Jan 2 10:22:35 EST 2012

On 2 January 2012 14:43, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at> wrote:
> If I give the command get_iplayer I am given a list of 713 titles,
> which I presume are all the programs currently available?
> But I have no idea what to do then.
> Are there instructions anywhere?
> The man page struck me as more or less useless.

Yeah, I can appreciate that.  The man page is far from useless, but
it's certainly not a (good) tutorial.

Have a look at this:

while it's old, a quick scan makes me think that it's still reasonably
accurate for what it covers.


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