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    Default BBC iPlayer released
    For the UK iphone owners

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iPlayer/

    Happy days!

    PS testing to see if it lets me download shows via the safari plugin!

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    Quote Originally Posted by toothpick View Post
    For the UK iphone owners
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iPlayer/

    Happy days!
    PS testing to see if it lets me download shows via the safari plugin!

    Thanx - It works, just watched "Rivers of Blood". Encourage you all to watch it then form your opinion.

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    So is it just a matter of adding the web addy to my favourites and watching via Safari or is it something else i need to do?

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    i thought it would be a downloadable app, still quite happy.

    my favourite radio station, 1xtra, is only a podcast not live

    any idea when we will be able to stream online radio stations on the iphone??

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    Man this sux for me cuz i live in the states, i like bbc though

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    Theres an app that allows you to download the iPlayer content....anyone know what its called/where it is?

    Thanks

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    Default download bbc iplayer content on iphone... possible?
    is this possible yet. i tried safari plugin but couldn't get it to work

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    Quote Originally Posted by cadguycad View Post
    is this possible yet. i tried safari plugin but couldn't get it to work
    http://www.modmyi.com/forums/web-app...ad-script.html

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    thanks very much fl3tch

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    Im having problems when i get to iPhone3G:/usr/bin root # -d /var/mobile/Downloads - f b00803f0.mov

    sh: -d: command not found


    Done everything up to this! Its like its not finding the downloads folder?? In saying that when shh to var/mobile there is no downloads folder. My MxTube files seem to be going in private/var/mobile/Media/MxTube any ideas ?? im a bit frustrated cause ive done config ruby and installed everything, Mx tube had downloads in it dont see whats wrong.
    Last edited by tommy202; 09-23-2008 at 01:48 PM.

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    looks like something has gone a little screwy with you ...

    script should check for the download folder and create if required.

    So in your case just make the directory /var/mobile/Downloads and set permissions of 777 recursive

    I was keeping the bbc and mxtube directories separate on purpose....

    also check that iplayer-dl is in /usr/bin

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    Everything seems there but see when i shh to /var/mobile/Downloads via winSCP it starts with Private/var/mobile/Downloads is that ment to change to private?

    Wat am i missing cos su alpine ipl2iph not workin for me niether is there anything i have missed prior to this i have mxtube with downloads in it! and im refreshing iplayer page to download so wat gives?

    Also wen i go into iplayer its asking me to either download or play in Mediaplayer Index.html is that ment to be like thisi cant see the little blue play button because of this!
    Last edited by tommy202; 09-24-2008 at 04:44 PM.

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    sounds like you've got the safari download plugin activated as well.

    disable it with boss prefs - and try again

    iplayer doesn't play ball with the download plugin

    run boss prefs fix user dirs option

    check that ipl2iph & iplayer-dl is set to 777 permissions
    Last edited by fl3tch; 09-24-2008 at 05:26 PM.

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    I have just realised i didnt have the ipl2iph file in now i do but wen i get to use this identifier y/n Y
    i get no such file or directory.
    Last edited by tommy202; 09-25-2008 at 10:54 AM.

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    is there any way to access the iplayer from the US? Proxies, anything?

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    maybe a cgi proxy??
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    I was wondering how to get the BBC in the iphone, but I only got 2 option eithe WMP and or Real player but no quicktime. Suggestion anyone? Iplayer?

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    Gotta try this out. I think it can work with proxies or something? Would need UK based proxies i guess.

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    sorry if i'm misunderstanding but to get it on the iphone you just go to the iplayer website and it automatically redirects you to the mobile version of the site. it works really good, im based in the uk.

    THeres also scripts available to download the content to your phone for later viewing.

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    Edit: I have one of our techy guys at work helping me with this now. Once i figure out how it all works i will put some instructions up for the not-so-technical users (like me)
    Last edited by Benson112; 11-12-2008 at 09:31 AM.

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