Jun 212012
Get_iplayer installation on Raspberry Pi with Debian Wheezy Beta

Installing Get_iplayer on Debian Wheezy Beta on the Raspberry Pi Following on from my original posting on get_iplayer, which was installed on the Debian Squeeze distro for the Raspberry Pi, this is a set of instructions for the Wheezy beta release. It’s quite a bit simplified because we don’t need to bother with installing rpi-update, since most of the needed firmware updates are now incorporated into the distro. :-D  That’s progress for you. Starting point assumptions. I’m assuming that you have an internet connected Raspberry Pi with SD card (4 Gb & up – 2Gb [...more...]

Jun 022012
Get_iplayer - full instructions for Raspberry Pi install from scratch

Get_iplayer is an excellent program that allows you to download content streamed from the BBC’s iplayer server, to watch at a time convenient to you. What makes it excellent is that it is entirely under your control. There is no DRM or restrictions on the content you download. And you don’t need to have the iplayer app on your computer, which is a good thing because it won’t run on the Pi – no Flash. It’s an Open Source iPlayer client, that works on pretty much any platform supporting PERL (which the Raspberry Pi certainly [...more...]