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tv_grab_fr: Grab TV listings for France.


tv_grab_fr - Grab TV listings for France.


 To configure: 
   tv_grab_fr --configure [--config-file FILE] [--gui OPTION]
 To configure AUTRES CHAINES list: 
   tv_grab_fr --configure-more-channels
 To grab listings: 
   tv_grab_fr [--config-file FILE] [--output FILE] [--days N] 
    [--offset N] [--quiet] [--debug]
 To list available channels:
   tv_grab_fr --list-channels
 To show capabilities: 
   tv_grab_fr --capabilities
 To show version:  
   tv_grab_fr --version
   tv_grab_fr --help


Output TV listings for several channels available in France (Hertzian, Cable/satellite, Canal+ Sat, TPS). The data comes from The default is to grab as many days as possible (currently 9) from the current day onwards.

--configure Grab channels information from the website and ask for channel type and names to grab.

--configure-more-channels Use this option to create AUTRES CHAINES list. This allows grabbing listings for some channels that are not listed in the bouquets on the website. For more informations and a list of channels see <>.

--list-channels List available channels for chosen bouquets.

--config-file FILE Use FILE as config file instead of the default config file. This allow to have different config files for i.e. different apps.

--gui OPTION Use this option to enable a graphical interface to be used. OPTION may be 'Tk', or left blank for the best available choice. Additional allowed values of OPTION are 'Term' for normal terminal output (default) and 'TermNoProgressBar' to disable the use of Term::ProgressBar.

--output FILE Write to FILE rather than standard output.

--days N Grab N days starting from today, rather than as many as possible.

--offset N Start grabbing N days from today, rather than starting today. N may be negative. Due to the website organization, N cannot be inferior to -1.

--quiet Suppress the progress messages normally written to standard error.

--debug Provide additional debugging message during processing.

--capabilities Show which capabilities the grabber supports. For more information, see <>.

--version Show the version of the grabber.

--help Print a help message and exit.


The original author was Sylvain Fabre, centraladmin at lahiette dot com with patches from:
  - Francois Gouget, fgouget at free dot fr
  - Niel Markwick, nielm at bigfoot dot com
  - Zubrick, zubrick at number6 dot ch
  - Nick Morrott, knowledgejunkie at gmail dot com

The application is currently maintained by Nick Morrott (knowledgejunkie at gmail dot com).