I am trying to persuade get_iplayer to work on Vector Linux v6.0 (I'm already using it OK under Windows on another machine).
I have downloaded get_iplayer-2.80.tar.gz and unpacked it, producing the following file and directory list:
Following the instructions in the README file, I have made the script executable by issuing (as root) the command:
chmod 755 ./get_iplayer
Now, issuing the command:
I get the following output:
get_iplayer v2.80, Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Phil Lewis
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details use --warranty.
This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain
conditions; use --conditions for details.
WARNING: Running the updater again to obtain plugins.
INFO: Current version is 2.80
INFO: Checking for latest version from www.infradead.org
ERROR: Failed to connect to update site - Update aborted
What should I do next?