How to Download Youtube videos in Linux

How to Download Youtube videos in Linux

In this Post, I will show you many ways on how to download Youtube videos in Linux.

Newbies of course will prefer something very easy, that does not require typing a single command.
To download Youtube videos in Linux
Flashgot Add on
Flashgot Add on
This one require to have Firefox, then we have to install this Add on, Flashgot : It allows you to Save movies and audio clips With a single click from all webpages and not only from Youtube.
This Add on also gives the choice to select your external download manager.
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There are tons of websites that provides that kind of service (Downloading from Youtube).
I recommend These two Websites for you :
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For the lovers of Command Line, Youtube-dl is the best tool.
To install it in Ubuntu and Ubuntu base distributions like Linux Mint 
type the following command :
sudo apt-get install youtube-dl
for Debian users : 
sudo aptitude youtube-dl
for Arch Users : 
sudo pacman -S youtube-dl
You need to search for the video you want to download from Youtube
Open up the Terminal and type in :
youtube-dl {video URL}
Note : Don’t forget to replace {video URL} with address URL you copied from the browser’s navigation 
youtube-dl

your video will start downloading, but your download may be heavy, and the video will be in a format you don’t want.

To download a video in a format of your choice, type in :
youtube-dl -F  {video URL}
youtube-dl -F

it will give you list of different options, showing the formats and resolutions of that video.

Example of youtube-dl -F

choose the code of one you like and type in :

youtube-dl -f  {format code} {video URL}
Note : Don’t forget to replace {formate code} with code of your choice and {video URL} with address (URL) you copied from the browser’s navigation.
youtube-dl -f
In this example, I chosen to download the video in Webm format with resolution [640×360] which Its code is 43.

http://linuxxcommand.blogspot.com/2013/12/how-to-download-youtube-videos-in-linux.html

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