Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Sat Sep 26 19:45:39 CDT 2009

Wayne Wolle wrote:
> 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
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykc6zHPu2Ow
Give winff a try its a nice gui for ffmpeg.  I haven't used it in a 
while but I seem to remember that it does flash conversion. 


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