[plug] .flv codec

Kev kdownes at tpg.com.au
Sun May 11 18:31:59 WST 2008

Gavin Chester wrote:
> simple, just get win32codec-all (called something like that) from
> mplayer site or use your package manager of choice for getting it. I am
> watching .flv on opensuse right now. 
> BTW: I've been looking at this issue somewhat recently for making use of
> the useful teaching demo movies available online, so I found a cli tool
> to download/save the streams to disc for later viewing. One I find very
> simple is "yougrabber". You just get the url of the youtube video and
> enter "yg http://somefile/ in a terminal. I was also struggling with
> streams that don't give a url but I wanted to keep them for later use
> nevertheless. For this I finally found that a firefox browser plugin
> called "downloadhelper" is the best of the several I tried. HTH.

Thanx Gavin.  I use Downloadhelper already, and it's really good.  I 
already have w32codecs installed.  Is the one you've just pointed me at 
an updated version?

Thanx again

Kev Downes
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