[TriLUG] Yahoo videos
OlsonE at aosa.army.mil
OlsonE at aosa.army.mil
Fri Aug 18 10:39:22 EDT 2006
You bet! I have no interest either, but its good to know if I did ...it
From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
Behalf Of Owen Berry
Sent: Friday, August 18, 2006 10:28 AM
To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Yahoo videos
That is cool! I hadn't heard of pklaunch before - the missing element.
Thanks for posting the instructions. Pity I have no interest in Y!MV,
but I'm sure it'll be useful somewhere else. :-)
On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 08:20:00AM -0400, OlsonE at aosa.army.mil wrote:
> My apologies. You can thank the VPN for being down last night (I had
> no way to get this post until this morning).
> I did confirm it works. Here's what you need to do to get it
> functional in Firefox.
> - Install mplayer
> - Install mplayerplugin-in
> - Check to make sure they're showing up in Firefox by going to
> - Install the GreaseMonkey Firefox Extension:
> - Exit Firefox, and re-open.
> - Install pkLaunch: http://www.pooyak.com/p/pklaunch/ (Right click
> over "Open pklaunch-0.8.user.js" and select Install User Script). Or,
> click on the link, go to Tools > Install User Script
> - Click on any music video at Yahoo Music (Including the one you
> mentioned in this post).
> Also, if you decide that you can't do without watching the video at
> least a thousand times more, then:
> - Install mencoder
> - After you click on the music video, right click in the video and
> select Copy Url.
> - Open a terminal with a paste option (gnome-terminal / konsole
> - In the terminal window, use the following command: mencoder -ovc
> copy -oac copy -o myvideo.wmv "paste_the_link_here", and press Enter.
> (YMMV, so try .avi if .wmv does not work for you).
> - Rinse, wash, repeat.
> For those using Gentoo, if you'd like to see my /etc/make.conf, I'd be
> glad to share :).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
> Behalf Of Jason
> Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 12:20 PM
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Yahoo videos
> did you try
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 10:58:53AM -0400, OlsonE at aosa.army.mil wrote:
> > I tried it last night ...and it works flawlessly for me in Gentoo.
> > Most of the dependancies, I have already filled ...from other things
> > that I use.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org]
> > On Behalf Of Christopher Blackmon
> > Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 10:56 AM
> > To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
> > Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Yahoo videos
> > Hadn't tried that... when I went to the website for VLC to try and
> > install it.. they said they don't have a pre-compiled set for
> > and yum couldn't find all the dependancies (there were alot).
> > cb
> > --- David McDowell <turnpike420 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > have you tried VLC Player?
> > >
> > >
> > > On 8/16/06, Christopher Blackmon
> > > <ckblackm at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > > Has anyone tried to view the yahoo music videos
> > > under
> > > > linux? Is there something special I need to do to
> > > get
> > > > it working? When I clicked on the video, it came
> > > up
> > > > with an error saying that Yahoo Music Videos
> > > wouldn't
> > > > run on a Macintosh... wierd.
> > > >
> > > > -- cb
> > > >
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