When I want to watch stuff on the BBC iPlayer I normally use the website. Being a Ubuntu user, the official desktop client is of no use to me. I did have it working a couple of years ago, while I was at university (downloading being the only way to deal with the incredibly slow internet, which was useless for streaming), but several months ago I came to use it and it didn’t work any more. As I remember it, it was quite an annoying thing to get working, as it relied on Adobe Air and Flash, two things which were pretty difficult to get working right on 64-bit Linux. Anyway, a month or so back, I wanted to watch a programme on the iPlayer which was only a few hours from being removed off the website, but I didn’t have time to watch it right then. So I needed to find a way to download it. I’d read a little bit about get_iplayer before, but it was only then, in my hour of need, that I chose to install it. Continue reading
It’s Christmas time again, so Merry Christmas to all my online stalkers. It seems like only yesterday the shops first put out their Christmas stock, but it was actually three months ago. Where does the time go? I don’t have anything exciting to say, so this may be my shortest post ever.
Edit: Actually I’ve just remembered something exciting, I won a £10 Amazon voucher in the HotUKDeals Christmas competition! The highlight of my festive season, and, indeed, my entire life!