Available in iPlayer but can't download

dinkypumpkin dinkypumpkin at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 10:02:32 EDT 2012

Clive wrote:
> Thank you for replying Marshall, but it does not work for me:
> $ get_iplayer
> --url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/playlist/p00lfrb3/Alistair_Cookes_America_The_First_Impact/
> get_iplayer v2.82+n0-git9503c03, Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Phil Lewis
> This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details use --warranty.
> This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain
> conditions; use --conditions for details.
> INFO: Episode-only pid detected
> INFO: Trying pid: p00lfrb3 using type: radio
> INFO Trying to stream pid using type radio
> INFO: pid not found in radio cache
> INFO: Checking existence of default version
> INFO: No specified modes
> (flashaachigh,flashaacstd,flashaaclow,flashaudio,realaudio,wma)
> available for this programme with version 'default' (try using
> --modes=flashhigh,flashvhigh,rtsphigh,rtspvhigh,subtitles)
> ERROR: Failed to record 'Alistair Cooke's America - 1. The First Impact
> (p00lfrb3)'

You have --type=radio set (in your options file?), but it's a TV 
programme.  Use --type=tv to override.

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