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==Description==
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[[Image:(missing)-plugin.jpg|thumb|Screenshot]]
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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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===Handling===
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{| border=1 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=0
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|- bgcolor=#efdead
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!Key
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!Description
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|-
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!bgcolor=#efefef| OK || Follow a link, or start downloading a media file
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|-
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Red  || Go back to the previous menu
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|-
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Green  || Go forward in browsing history
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|-
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Yellow  || Show download status screen. In status screen: Cancel the selected download
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|-
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Blue  || Play media object without downloading
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|-
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!bgcolor=#efefef| Info  || Show details of a media object
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|}
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==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)
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==Installation==
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cd /put/your/path/here/VDR/PLUGINS/src
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tar -xzf /put/your/path/here/vdr-webvideo-X.Y.Z.tgz
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cd webvideo-X.Y.Z
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make
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make install
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cd ..
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ln -s webvideo-X.Y.Z/vdr-plugin webvideo
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cd /put/your/path/here/VDR
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make
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make plugins
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==Configuration==
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===Parameter===
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{| border=1 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=0
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|- bgcolor=#efdead
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!Parameter (short)
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!Parameter (long)
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!Description
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|-
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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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|-
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| -s server    || --server=server    || Connect to server. Default is localhost.
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|-
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| -p port || --port=port || Connect to port. Default is 2357.
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|-
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| -c cmd || --daemoncmd=cmd || Command for starting webvid
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|}
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==Links==
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| [1]
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| http://users.tkk.fi/~aajanki/vdr/webvideo
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| Plugin homepage
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|}
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[[Category:Plugins]]
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{{i18n|(missing)-plugin}}

Latest revision as of 22:27, 23 November 2010

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

cd /put/your/path/here/VDR/PLUGINS/src
tar -xzf /put/your/path/here/vdr-webvideo-X.Y.Z.tgz
cd webvideo-X.Y.Z
make
make install
cd ..
ln -s webvideo-X.Y.Z/vdr-plugin webvideo
cd /put/your/path/here/VDR
make
make plugins


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