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I try to install youtube-dl on BOSS Linux by following commands.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install youtube-dl
$ sudo pip install youtube-dl
$ sudo apt-get install $(apt-cache depends youtube-dl | grep Depends | sed "s/.*ends:\ //" | tr '\n' ' ')

Then following error occur.

youtube-dl on BOSS linux

How can install youtube-dl on BOSS Linux.

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You will need to install pip before you can use it to install youtube-dl.

First install pip:

sudo apt-get install python-pip

Then install youtube-dl:

 sudo pip install youtube-dl
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Using curl:

sudo curl https://yt-dl.org/downloads/2015.06.04.1/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

or using wget:

sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/downloads/2015.06.04.1/youtube-dl -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

or using pip (if you haven't installed pip, run sudo apt-get install python-pip)

sudo pip install --upgrade youtube_dl
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sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

You can also use pip:

sudo pip install --upgrade youtube_dl

Source:youtube-dl official website

I prefer downloading with wget. You don't need pip. But you will need python(which is already installed).

Bonus:

youtube-dl youtube_playlist_link --playlist-items 3,5,6,8 -g -f best' > list_url.txt

This piece of code tries to fetch the 3rd,5th,6th and 8th videos of the playlist and put those into list_url.txt ,which you can use later on with some download manager .

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