How to Download YouTube Video using Ubuntu Linux

There is a simple way to download YouTube video using Ubuntu Linux. But firstly you need to install youtube-dl. Here’s how to do:

  1. Suppose your computer is now running Ubuntu Linux.
  2. Open terminal (click Applications > Accessories > Terminal)
  3. Type sudo apt-get install youtube-dl.
  4. Type in your linux password.
  5. Now you’re ready to go. To download your favorite video, simply type youtube-dl -t THE_URL_OF_YOUTUBE_VIDEO. The -t parameter will add video title into the file name.
  6. The downloaded file, which is saved in FLV format, then could be played using Media Player (in Linux), FLV player (in Windows), or another FLV player program.
  7. That’s it! Enjoy the videos🙂

6 thoughts on “How to Download YouTube Video using Ubuntu Linux

  1. Berbagai alat udah dicoba untuk download file di youtube…
    Tapi sering kecewa setelah mendapatkan hasilnya. Karena video di youtube sudah dicompress dengan cara yang tidak manusiawi…🙂

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  3. well, thank you for coming by. this might be my first article written in English (and wish to write many more. wish me luck). enjoy it🙂

    btw i just couldn’t write often recently as I got connection problem for a while. hopefully next month will get it fixed and clear.

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