Is there a command line podcatcher that lets me configure some podcasts to be downloaded automatically and asks before downloading if other podcasts where updated depending on the configuration for each podcast?


I use hpodder (sudo apt-get install hpodder;man hpodder). It lets me automate my downloads, I can set podcasts to be excluded from auto-download, I can set the status of individual podcast episodes so that they will or won't be downloaded. I run hpodder at night, when my mp3 player is plugged in to recharge. A command I use after subscribing to an existing podcast, with say, 1000 episodes, and I want to skip the first 995:

hpodder setstatus --status=Skipped --castid=82 $( seq 1 995 )  

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