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Questions tagged [youtube-dl]

youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and a few more sites.

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youtube-dl can't download from oreilly for change login member

How i can fix it in safari.py in youtube-dl? I used Last version youtube-dl i get this error [safari:course] Downloading login form ERROR: Unable to extract csrf token; please report this issue ...
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Phantom binary installed with curl

I upgraded binary youtube-dl following this instruction. locate seems to find it, not ls, and it cannot be invoked. What is happening? /usr/bin $ sudo apt-get remove youtube-dl /usr/bin $ sudo curl -...
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How to list all files less than 1080p

There are a number of Youtube channels that I archive using a daily cron script that runs youtube-dl. However, in checking over the videos to make sure my script is working, I noticed for one of the ...
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youtube-dl, how to write all subs of a youtube playlist to ONE single file?

I'm on Fedora 28 OS and have youtube-dl version 2019.03.18 and I wanted to download all the subs and only the subs of a Crashcourse playlist off of youtube, consisting of 45 videos. I want all the ...
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Download error with youtube-dl and axel

I am trying to download following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQWj2Fgxdrc by combining 'youtube-dl' and 'axel'. I am trying to download this video in such a way that I want these two ...
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Grab last youtube video index and re-download .description

after I had download youtube videos with youtube-dl -cit -f 140 ' , I forget to download the .description as well... so I have bunch of files without description, I want to redownload the description ...
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Combining youtube-dl and VLC without a pipe

youtube-dl -o - <webpage> | vlc - shows a video in VLC. However, the video is piped (through something like fd://0), which inhibits the possibility to jump forwards/backwards. However, youtube-...
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CLI utility to search and view/download YouTube videos

Is there a utility that can search YouTube from the command line, and then either view or download the search results according to user input? $ youtube-search madonna 1 Madonna - Hung Up (Official ...
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How do I embed a JPG thumbnail to a ogg/opus audio file with a script?

I am using youtube-dl to download ogg audio files with their respective thumbnail, but I am not sure how to embed the thumbnail into the audio file.
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How to queue up videos or media using mpv?

In particular I'd like a command for mpv that will automatically play youtube links I add in order. For example, at a party I might want to queue up songs as we think of them, and have them ...
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youtube-dl download autotranslate subs

I would like to download auto-generated subtitles with youtube-dl as follows $ youtube-dl --write-auto-sub --skip-download https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbLEf4HR74E It downloads file The habits of ...
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Why Windows download under VirtualBox is 20x faster than in native Linux? [closed]

I'm using Linux Debian Jessie 64-bit (Host), and have Windows 7 (Guest) running on Oracle VirtualBox. I'm using youtube-dl to download a video from YouTube. Since a friend asked me how to use it and ...
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Ffmpeg - youtube-dl

I have try to use ffmpeg to download youtube media in mp3. ffmpeg -i <url> -f mp3 output.mp3 It's working with other urls, but not with youtube-dl retrived youtube video urls. Ffmpeg returns ...
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Downloading a playlist youtube-dl

I have been trying to use this command on mac: youtube-dl "link" ffmpeg -i Lec*.mp4 -map_channel 0.1.1 -ac 1 -vcodec copy fixed.mp4 to download a playlist which has some audio cut off but I keep on ...
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EOF error when using youtube-dl

I am currently trying to download a youtube video as usual with youtube-dl but keep getting a strange EOF error. When I check my download folder i have the download file split into various parts one ...
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How to download the highest quality .mp3 with youtube-dl on Sierra?

I'm trying to use youtube-dl to download the highest quality .mp3 files from youtube videos. I've installed youtube-dl and ffmpeg and downloaded libav. I found this command: youtube-dl -f bestaudio ...
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youtube-dl delete files that are no longer in a playlist

I have a watch later playlist on YouTube. I both add videos to it and remove watched ones constantly. I use youtube-dl <playlist_url> to download the entire playlist into a current folder. The ...
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youtube-dl and --no-mtime what does it mean?

I was looking at youtube-dl documentation and it says - - -no-mtime Do not use the Last-modified header to set the file modification time Can ...
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how to download with youtube-dl without merging

How can I disable audio and video merging in youtube-dl? In other words, how do I force youtube-dl to download a single incrementally playable video? The problem with separate audio and video files ...
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Print youtube video id to file from mpv stdout

Here's part of my script: mpv https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNQL50H--29oy5MOaxEVjcxhX-5Vvskji --shuffle --no-video --input-file=~/.config/mpv/mpv-fifo > data.txt Here's an example of ...
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How do i download videos which have duration more than certain time( like 10 minutes ) from youtube playlist using youtube-dl? [closed]

I want to download the videos which are more than 10 minutes from youtube playlist
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youtube-dl not downloading the whole playlist [closed]

Youtube-dl not downloading the whole playlist even though I give the link to a playlist. It downloads and stops after one video. Here are the exact commands I used. youtube-dl --version 2017.05.09 ...
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Trouble with codecs and youtube-dl on Fedora

I have spent about 90 minutes today trying to download a video from youtube and extract its audio. At first I had issues with not having ffmpeg installed. Apparently it is no longer possible to ...
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youtube-dl no longer has audio in partial files

I use youtube-dl to download videos, and while downloading I start watching with vlc. youtube-dl used to download video+audio simultaneously so you could play the partial file. But recently a change ...
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How to install a software on my linux box when I don't have root access (sudo)?

I have a Debian server which is a "shared server" so I don't have root access but I want to install youtube-dl on it. Is it possible to install it some other way? Like it only accessing current ...
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mplayer text mode set screen dimentions

I'm using this command to watch youtube videos from command line youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19jv0HM92kw -o - | mplayer -vo caca - and I find it very amusing. However the player ...
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Can't use latest youtube-dl outside the install folder

I recently installed youtube-dl from github: https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl It works if I run it inside the install folder, like this: $ cd /home/max/software/youtube-dl $ bin/youtube-dl <url&...
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How to download all videos frome a youtube channel whose name contains a string? [closed]

I know about youtube-dl but I'm looking to download all the videos from a channel whose name contains a given string. Is there a way to do that, I guess one would have to extract all the videos of ...
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How to download portion of video with youtube-dl command? (2)

This question has already been posted. However, I want to know if it is possible to only download a portion of a youtube video using a combination of youtube-dl and ffmpeg without downloading the ...
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How to enable YouTube autoplay with youtube-dl & mpv?

Is there a way to play a video and make it follow YouTube autoplay videos? Can this be done with youtube-dl and/or mpv?
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Make mpv display name of youtube link when playing just audio

When playing just the audio from a youtube link, you have some thing like this: mpv '<youtube_link>' --no-video and when the song starts to play you have this on the terminal: AO: [pulse] ...
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Play youtube playlist with youtube-dl with shuffling or repeat

I use mpv to play a youtube playlist, and it would be extremely cool if I could turn on shuffling and repeat. Is this possible to do with youtube-dl?
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Download only format mp4 on youtube-dl

How can I use the download-dl to download video through url playlist only format mp4 instead format .mkv or .webm? I use this command to download videos: youtube-dl -itcv --yes-playlist https://www....
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How to download portion of video with youtube-dl command?

I am using Ubuntu, and youtube-dl command is working absolutely fine. I want to download only portion the video that is too long. So I want to download only few minutes portion of the video. Example ...
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Deal with renamed videos in youtube-dl

I currently have youtube-dl set up to download new videos from my favorite YouTubers automatically. It stores each video in author/yyyymmdd-author-videotitle.ext, and is set to not overwrite. This ...
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How can I install youtube-dl on BOSS linux?

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-...
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youtube-dl problems, can't download private videos

I want to download all my private videos, but I when try it I get errors. This is the command line arguments that I'm using: youtube-dl -u "Username" -p "Password" https://youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Restarting youtube-dl

I feel like this should be a really simple thing to do, but I don't know how to do it. I recently updated the config file for youtube-dl and I also upgraded to the latest version. The update message ...
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Unable to download youtube video

I don't know what happened now but I'm unable to download any youtube video. Earlier it was working properly. I'm working on Ubuntu 13.04 ravbholua@ravbholua-Aspire-5315:~$ youtube-dl http://www....
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ERROR: unable to download video

I have been using youtube-dl to download videos from YouTube, but suddenly it stopped working: youtube-dl "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wglrcytdE9Y&feature=related" [youtube] Setting language [...