Install YouTube-DL – A Command Line Video Download Tool for Linux

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Ravi Saive

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33 Responses

  1. ZizzyDizzyMC says:

    Don’t use the repositories. Use the curl or wget method. Repositories are outdated.

    Works for a lot of sites…

    Home website for this program: :) Enjoy!

  2. Tanmaya Meher says:

    “youtube-dl –all-formats ” don’t work anymore as stated! Instead it starts downloading all the formats. Hence, use “youtube-dl –list-formats ” or “youtube-dl -F “. Then choose the format.

    • Ravi Saive says:

      Thanks for informing us, we’ve just updated the Youtube-DL article and included new installation instructions and usage of youtube-dl..

  3. vibhu says:

    Thanks ravi your screenshot screenshot explainationation of how to download youtube-dl was spot on.
    Thanks and appreciate you effort being an open source fan myself.

  4. Mike says:

    Hi.Ravi. Can I twick this tool to download textbooks or other files?

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