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Re: saving streaming video to disk

On Sun, Feb 03, 2008 at 09:24:06AM -0500, Steve Kleene wrote:
> Our local public-access cable station posts most of its shows on the web as
> streaming video.  I can play these in Iceweasel, which calls the mplayer
> plugin.  While a show is playing, two identical processes are running, e.g.:
> Is there a way I can download the whole video (as WMV or ASF) to my hard
> drive?  I messed with wget briefly without success.

I've never used mplayer and I've never watched streamed video (I'm on
dialup).  However, I do use VLC and note that there is an option to
stream the output while watching a stream.  The output stream can go to

Try VLC.


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