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Download MMS Streaming Videos with Mplayer in Ubuntu

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http://ubuntuguide.net – This tutorial will show you how to download mms:// streaming videos in Ubuntu using the popular mplayer. It’s very easy, just two steps: 1. Get the link of the stream 2. Launch terminal from the dash home or press Ctrl+Alt+T mplayer mms://url -dumpstream -dumpfile ~/Videos/file.xxx For example, here I’m going to see this UEFA Euro 2012 video. I saved the link and got a .asx file. Open up the .asx with gedit, and find out the mms://url Now, I can download the video by this command in terminal: mplayer mms://a1014.v1252931.c125293.g.vm.akamaistream.net/7/1014/125293/v0001/wm.od. (HowTos)