How to download youtube videos on ubuntu / linux



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The best way to download youtube or facebook or videos from other sites on linux.
youtube-dl is a command line tool for downloading videos and playlists.
It’s quite simple and really effective.
manual : https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl/blob/master/README.md#faq
download command :
sudo curl -L https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

Or
you can alternatively use a recent wget:

sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

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Devin BARTON

Devin BARTON

I am an avid Linux lover and open source enthusiast. I use Ubuntu and believe in sharing knowledge. Apart from Linux, I love classic detective mysteries.

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