On Mon, 8 Apr 2013 17:03:13 +0200, Harald Weis wrote: > On Sun, Apr 07, 2013 at 12:09:32AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: > > > If it's just about YouTube video, why not use youtube-dl and > > mplayer? I haven't tested it for those particular two videos, > > but it tends to work for everything. :-) > > Can you please help me how to find the right URLs for youtube-dl ?
There is no URL. You install it from ports: # cd /usr/ports/www/youtube_dl # make install If the version in ports is not current enough (e. g. when YT has again fiddled with the format), you can usually get it from its source https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl. > For example on > http://www.youtube.com/user/ConcertosLive/videos > > When I copy URLs with mouse in opera I always get > "youtube-dl: No match." Make sure you use proper quoting as the URL contains characters that the shell will interpret. The common form to use youtube-dl is e. g. % youtube-dl "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc4ROCJYbm0" Any superflous stuff in the URL will be ignored. This is the easiest way to work, e. g. from copying the URL from the URL line or via the "Copy link address" function; then just type 'youtube-dl "', press the middle mouse key, '"' and Enter. As youtube-dl doesn't have a manpage, you can use % youtube-dl -h to get a list of supported command line options. > (opera and flash work fine for playing and also for downloading the > the ogg file) That's normal. :-) > I definitely prefer the command line tool. What I like about this approach is that I can watch films in a usable (!) environment, which is mplayer, and not be dependent on some low-quality web player plugin. It's also nice to have interesting videos stored on the local disk so they can be watched without Internet connection. :-) > Getting rid of flash would be a tremendous relief. It will happen, as soon as HTML5 is adopted more widely (currently happening especially for "rich web content" and the mobile market) and lawyers agree on a usable media codec. But for now, I don't actually see any problems running "Flash" if it is _intended_ to do so. -- Polytropon Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"