Herb Cee hc at lookcee.com
Sat Sep 26 19:03:48 CDT 2009

Wayne Wolle wrote:
> Herb Cee wrote:
>> Wayne Wolle wrote:
>>> Herb Cee wrote:
>>>> Wayne Wolle wrote:
>>>>> Herb Cee wrote:
>>>>>> I am totally ignorant of U-tube and I thought you could DL the 
>>>>>> videos posted there but I am trying to DL this one on building 
>>>>>> ceramic stoves and cannot seem to find a way to do it I can play 
>>>>>> the video ok just clicking on start.
>>>>>> http://www.youtube.com/ildsjalen#play/uploads/0/9iHuaKwbKeg
>>>>>> Would appreciate someone telling me how to do this all I can find 
>>>>>> googleing says to click the link below the picture. I don't see one.
>>>>>> duhhhhhh is this a senior moment?
>>>>>> herb
>>>>> Try youtube-dl         You can convert the .flv file to mpeg with 
>>>>> ffmpeg
>>>> I fail to understand can you elaborate like where do I find youtube-dl
>>>> hh
>>> Google youtube-dl    I use Slackware and downloaded the package from 
>>> linuxpackages.net 
>> Ok I guess this is a CLI run from a terminal  Great I am also very 
>> shallow on using the CLI ... I will try to learn also how to get a 
>> terminal to work  in the browser. This is the stuff that is 
>> frustrating to me in Linux something simple requires an overload of 
>> reading and following 14,000 suggested pages from my frin Google 
>> gggrrrr whine whimper
>> Oh well I know that  I am indeed a fluke of the universe, I have no 
>> right to be here. Whether my idea of a god is a hairy thunderer or a 
>> cosmic muffin and whether I can hear it or not the universe is 
>> laughing behind my back so therefore I stay calm, I rotate my tires 
>> and whenever possible put people on hold.
>> Thanks
>> hh
> LOL......I know how you feel.  I was very frustrated too when I 
> started in with Linux.  Yes...youtube-dl is a script run from the CLI 
> but it's simple really.  You can cut or copy the youtube address from 
> your browser address window and paste it into the terminal.  Or you 
> can just type in the full address.
> For example:    youtube-dl http://youtube.com/whatever/address/you/want
Ok I think we on the track now
herb at Belf:~$ youtube-dl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iHuaKwbKeg
Retrieving video webpage... done.
Extracting URL "t" parameter... done.
Requesting video file... done.
Video data found at 
Retrieving video data:  15.2% (   3.49M of 23.03M) at   62.35k/s ETA 05:20

Where will it put this file do ya think?

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