Castget is a simple, command line podcast downloader. It is primarily intended for automatic, unattended downloading of podcasts.
If you want to install it, first update the list of packages available for ipkg:
Castget depends on a recent version of glib. It is recommended that you update your version of glib, in order to make sure you have the latest one:
Finally you can install castget:
Castget is configured through a file named
[crypto-gram] url=http://crypto-gram.libsyn.com/rss spool=/share/hdd/data/podcasts/crypto-gram
Remember to create the appropriate directories to hold the MP3 files for each podcast. If you are using Unslung you can make a directory under
You may also add a global section specifying defaults for all channels:
The original distribution includes a sample configuration file demonstrating all supported settings, that can be found at
Running castget from crontab
You can run castget periodically through
If you are running Unslung on an NSLU2, it already has a cron utility. All you need to do is choose a time of the day to run castget and add a line to
This will run castget daily at 8:00am.
For other firmwares, make sure you have