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==Description==
 
==Description==
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Webvideo plugin is a tool for browsing and downloading videos from popular video sharing websites, such as YouTube and Google video, using VDR menu interface or a command line client. With the help of xineliboutput plugin the videos can be played directly without downloading them first.
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Supported video sites:
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* [http://video.google.com/ Google Video] (only videos hosted on YouTube, Google or Metacafe servers)
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* [http://www.metacafe.com/ Metacafe]
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* [http://svtplay.se/ SVT Play]
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* [http://areena.yle.fi/ YLE Areena]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/ YouTube]
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!Description
 
!Description
 
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Right || Fast forward (5 sec.)
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!bgcolor=#efefef| OK || Follow a link, or start downloading a media file
 
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Left || Fast backward (5 sec.)
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Red || Go back to the previous menu
 
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Up    || Next song
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Green  || Go forward in browsing history
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Yellow  || Show download status screen. In status screen: Cancel the selected download
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Blue  || Play media object without downloading
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Info  || Show details of a media object
 
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==Hardware requirements==
 
  
 
==Software requirements==
 
==Software requirements==
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* [http://www.python.org/ Python]
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* [http://curl.haxx.se/ libcurl] and [http://pycurl.sourceforge.net/ Python binding]
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* [http://xmlsoft.org/ libxml and libxslt]
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* a video player for viewing the downloaded videos or streaming videos without downloading, for example xineliboutput or mplayer plugin
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Suggested:
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* [https://launchpad.net/libmms libmms] 0.4 or later (for downloading mms URLs)
  
 
==Installation==
 
==Installation==
 
See [[plugin installation]]
 
See [[plugin installation]]
 
===Options===
 
{| border=1 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=0
 
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!Option
 
!Description
 
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| SOME_OPTION=1 || Description of the option
 
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===Patches===
 
===Patches===
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!Description
 
!Description
 
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| -a ABC || --aaa=ABC || some Parameter
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| -d dir || --downloaddir=dir || Save downloaded files to dir. The default path is the VDR video directory.
 
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| -b     || --bbb     || another Parameter
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| -s server     || --server=server     || Connect to server. Default is localhost.
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| -p port || --port=port || Connect to port. Default is 2357.
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| -c cmd || --daemoncmd=cmd || Command for starting webvid
 
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==Problems==
 
 
==CVS==
 
<pre>
 
cvs ... login
 
cvs ... co ...
 
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==Links==
 
==Links==
 
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| [1]
 
| [1]
| http://
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| http://users.tkk.fi/~aajanki/vdr/webvideo
 
| Plugin homepage
 
| Plugin homepage
 
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Revision as of 19:01, 12 May 2009

Description

Webvideo plugin is a tool for browsing and downloading videos from popular video sharing websites, such as YouTube and Google video, using VDR menu interface or a command line client. With the help of xineliboutput plugin the videos can be played directly without downloading them first.

Supported video sites:

Handling

Key Description
OK Follow a link, or start downloading a media file
Red Go back to the previous menu
Green Go forward in browsing history
Yellow Show download status screen. In status screen: Cancel the selected download
Blue Play media object without downloading
Info Show details of a media object

Software requirements

Suggested:

  • libmms 0.4 or later (for downloading mms URLs)

Installation

See plugin installation

Patches

Configuration

Parameter

Parameter (short) Parameter (long) Description
-d dir --downloaddir=dir Save downloaded files to dir. The default path is the VDR video directory.
-s server --server=server Connect to server. Default is localhost.
-p port --port=port Connect to port. Default is 2357.
-c cmd --daemoncmd=cmd Command for starting webvid

Links

[1] http://users.tkk.fi/~aajanki/vdr/webvideo Plugin homepage