[SATLUG] OT Utube DL
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.
>>>>>>> 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?
>>>>>> Try youtube-dl You can convert the .flv file to mpeg with
>>>>> I fail to understand can you elaborate like where do I find
>>>> 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.
>> 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
> Where will it put this file do ya think?
Should put it in your home folder. This might help
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