recording a live stream

Jonathan Wiltshire jmw at
Wed Jun 27 09:20:14 EDT 2012

On 2012-06-27 13:44, Kevin Lynch wrote:
> Slightly off topic - I live in England and I would like to see HM The
> Queen's NI visit. It's been carried by  BBC 2 NI feed from  2:45
> today.
> I think the programme will not be on the iplayer as yesterday's
> footage did not make it.
> Is there a BBC 2 NI feed that I can record with mplayer or
> get_iplayer? Any hints on what I would need to do are most
> appreciated.

There appears to be some support (bbctwo/programmes/schedules/ni),
but I'm not sure how you ask get_iplayer for it.

> I'm using 2.82 under ubuntu 11.10 (I just upgraded get_iplayer
> yesterday). I have vlc 1.1.12

Debian/Ubuntu versions don't yet have the fix for the live streaming 
that surfaced recently, so you might get bitten by it - worth a try 

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