PPA description

get_iplayer lists, searches and records BBC iPlayer TV and Radio programmes.

This PPA contains builds of get_iplayer from the master branch at, together with sufficiently recent backported builds of AtomicParsley and ffmpeg (for trusty and xenial only).

If the software in this PPA breaks your system, try
  sudo ppa-purge ppa:jon-hedgerows/get-iplayer

For help please read the fine manuals at:
and use the forums:


Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:jon-hedgerows/get-iplayer to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-hedgerows/get-iplayer
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

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Signing key:
1024R/F79D67D8EE8836721D1440E82CDAFB4702E04F78 (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Jon Davies.

PPA statistics

5 updates added during the past month.
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Overview of published packages

112 of 12 results
Package Version Uploaded by
atomicparsley 0.9.6-hg109.9183fff907bf-0ppa4~xenial Jon Davies (2016-06-12)
atomicparsley 0.9.6-hg109.9183fff907bf-0ppa4~trusty Jon Davies (2016-06-12)
ffmpeg 7:3.2.6-1~backport1.1~xenial Jon Davies (2017-07-05)
ffmpeg 7:2.8.11-0ubuntu0.16.04.1ppa1~trusty Jon Davies (2017-03-03)
get-iplayer 3.23-ppa33f~xenial Jon Davies (2019-11-30)
get-iplayer 3.23-ppa33f~focal Jon Davies (2019-11-30)
get-iplayer 3.23-ppa33f~eoan Jon Davies (2019-11-30)
get-iplayer 3.23-ppa33f~disco Jon Davies (2019-11-30)
get-iplayer 3.23-ppa33f~bionic Jon Davies (2019-11-30)
get-iplayer 3.22-ppa33a~trusty Jon Davies (2019-08-20)
shine 3.1.0-4.ppa1~trusty Jon Davies (2017-03-03)
x265 1.9-3.ppa1~trusty Jon Davies (2017-03-03)
112 of 12 results

Latest updates

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