Wayne Wolle w.e.wolle at sbcglobal.net
Sat Sep 26 19:06:08 CDT 2009

Herb Cee wrote:
> 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 
> http://tc.v2.cache8.c.youtube.com/videoplayback?ip= 
> 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?
Should put it in your home folder.  This might help

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