Download Youtube videos from command line

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Do you like to download youtube video easy way ? Now under debian and ubuntu using  a magic command, you will be able  to download the movies easy way  from youtube website.

Follow the steps bellow to see how to do this .



first we have to isntall youtube tool downloader with

unixmen@unixmen-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get  install youtube-dl


now browse the website and download the link of your movie with , in my exampel i have downloded some videos of Call of Duty 5

to  Download  hight  Quality  Video   add  option -b  like  :

youtube-dl  -b  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2ObtqZu8Nw&feature=popular




Output :

[1] 7271
unixmen@unixmen-desktop:~/Download/amarok-webui$ Retrieving video webpage... done.
Extracting URL "t" parameter... done.
Requesting video file... done.
Video data found at http://v17.lscache6.c.youtube.com/videoplayback?ip=0.0.0.0&sparams=
id%2Cexpire%2Cip%2Cipbits%2Citag%2Cratebypass&fexp=901700&itag=5&ipbits=0&sver=3&ratebypass=yes&expire=
1257984000&key=yt1&signature=C46617C680164BDD061C35F1334082A55CFEFB7B.
D2D92D0DC654B3E1C101609CD55F7AD7947C23C4&id=77639bb6a66ef0dc
Retrieving video data: 100.0% ( 4.97M of 4.97M) at 283.02k/s ETA 00:00 done.
Video data saved to d2ObtqZu8Nw.flv
[1]+ Done youtube-dl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2ObtqZu8Nw


you can open the file with VLC of winFF

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