get_iplayer 2.92 on Ubuntu vivid vervet

Colin Law clanlaw at
Wed Apr 22 01:49:19 PDT 2015

On 22 April 2015 at 09:21, Tom <madtom1999 at> wrote:
> On 22/04/15 08:18, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 22 April 2015 at 08:13, Tom <madtom1999 at> wrote:
>>> I am of the opinion that the best way to do this thing is with git.
>>> A simple git pull and everything is up to date - unless of course you do
>>> multiuser machines ...
>> I am not sure how git pull will install get-iplayer on my machine.
> Assuming you have git installed.. from a command line "git clone
>" will install it and then
> "git pull" will update it when it needs it.
> You may find a git gui which will make life easier for you and someone may
> correct me on the links.

I don't think that will that install the dependencies (atomicparsley
libimage-exiftool-perl libmp3-info-perl libmp3-tag-perl
libnet-smtp-tls-butmaintained-perl libunicode-string-perl rtmpdump and
possibly others), install get-iplayer to the path, set up default
config files and so on.


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