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       clivefeed - the feed parsing utility for clive


       clivefeed [option]... [URL]...


       clivefeed is an utility that parses RSS feeds containing video page
       links and uses clive(1) (or <cclive(1)>) to extract them.

       Historically, the feed parsing feature was written in Python/Newt and
       was part of clive(1). This feature was originally removed in clive 2.0
       and later rewritten in Perl/Tk as part of the clive-utils project which
       is a set of additional utilities for clive(1).


       You may freely mix different option styles, or specify options after
       the command-line arguments. For example:
         % clivefeed -c /usr/local/bin/clive --opts=mp4 URL -a

       You may also put several options together that do not require
       arguments.  For example:
         % clivefeed -aXc /usr/local/bin/clive URL

       Which is equivalent to:
         % clivefeed -a -X -c /usr/local/bin/clive URL


       -h, --help
           Show help and exit.

       -v, --version
           Show version and exit.

       -c, --clive=path
           path to clive(1) command. If unspecified, clivefeed will attempt to
           locate it in the $PATH. Additionally, the CLIVE_PATH environment
           variable can be used.

       -o, --opts=opts
           opts to append to clive call. See clive(1) for more on the
           available options.

       -a, --all
           Grab all videos without prompting the GUI. Note that users without
           X can use this option to workaround the X requirement.

       -r, --recall
           Recall the last input.

       -s, --selected
           Re-extract the last video selection.

       -p, --paste
           Paste URL input data from clipboard.

       HTTP Options

       -U, --agent=string
           Identify as string to the HTTP server. Defaults to "Mozilla/5.0".

       -y, --proxy=address
           Use address for HTTP proxy, e.g. http://foo:1234. If http_proxy
           environment variable is defined, it will be used.

       -X, --no-proxy
           Do not use the defined HTTP proxy (--proxy, config or http_proxy).


       Typical use:
           % clivefeed

       Multiple links:
           % cat >> url.lst

           % cat url.lst | clivefeed

       Set path to clive(1) with video extraction options:
           % clivefeed --clive=/usr/local/bin/clive --opts="-f mp4" URL

       Grab all found videos without prompting:
           % clivefeed --all URL

           Note that users without X can also use this.


       clivefeed searches the ~/.config/clive-utils directory for the config
       file.  You can override this by setting the CLIVEFEED_HOME environment

           Configuration file.

           GUI preferences (e.g. fonts, window position, sash coords, ...).

           Last input.

           Last video selection.


       clive(1) cclive(1) clivescan(1) clivepass(1)


       Project page:

       Development repository can be cloned with:
         % git clone git://

       For release announcements, subscribe to the project at:


       Written by Toni Gundogdu <>