Get_iPlayer for Debian Lenny

Jonathan Wiltshire jmw at
Mon Jan 2 17:39:43 EST 2012

On Sun, Jan 01, 2012 at 07:15:46PM +0000, M2 wrote:
> I have then updated to 2.80 from
> by downloading
> and copying it to /usr/bin directory.

No need; 2.80 is already packaged in unstable, fetch it from (the file is

> I can use get_iplayer as well as get-iplayer command from the
> console, but unable to get
> the WEB PVR running :(
> I get error msg:
> user1 at debian:~$ perl get_iplayer.cgi --port=1935
> --getiplayer=/usr/bin/get_iplayer
> Can't open perl script "get_iplayer.cgi": No such file or directory

The cgi isn't included in the Debian package. Actually that's a lie, I just
uploaded a new version that includes it and a wrapper script. Install
version 2.80-2 from above and then you can:

$ get-iplayer-web-pvr

and it will do the Right Thing. Settings are in

Jonathan Wiltshire                                      jmw at
Debian Developer               

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