how to save a web video?

Robison, Dave david.robison at
Thu Dec 5 00:57:06 UTC 2013

On 12/04/2013 16:40, Chris Hill wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Dec 2013, Gary Kline wrote:
>> Organization: Thought Unlimited.  Public service Unix since 1986.
>> Of_Interest: With 27 years  of service  to the  Unix  community.
>>     hi guys,
>>     anybody how howto save a video stream from the web?
>>     they come/go too quickly for my taste!
> There is www/youtube_dl in ports. For other than youtube, it will vary, and sometimes not be possible to me with my limited knowledge. Sometimes I have been able to 'view page source' (control-U in Firefox) and find a direct URL to the media file in there.
> Hope this helps.

Works rather well.

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