From Flash to an audio file
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 02:19:49 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 02:53 +0200, Andras Simon wrote:
> On 7/10/08, Paul Smith <phhs80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks, Andras, but the point is to find the address of the flv file
> > in the page. How can I get such address?
> That depends on the site, of course. If you don't feel like starting
> an investigation with looking at the source of the page, one thing you
> can do is to play it in Firefox and then look for a file whose name
> starts with Flash in /tmp. It's best to copy that file before FF
> decides to remove it. Ugly, but happens to work (for me, usually,
Copying the file is likely to leave you with an incomplete copy if it
hasn't quite finished downloading when you do it. OTOH *linking* to it
doesn't have this problem, saves space, and is instantaneous.
I mean of course hard linking, so the link has to be on the same
filesystem as /tmp.
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