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How can i download the video from this youtube link. Due to some reasons, video download helper, the firefox addon, is not working. Any other ways in Ubuntu?

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My question was not clear. I have seen the other link on how download youtube using ubuntu. However I am poiting to this specific link in youtube, for which some of the download helpers(tried youtube-dl, downloadhelper,ss.net), are not working.

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marked as duplicate by vasa1, Web-E, Rinzwind, Takkat, hhlp Mar 2 '13 at 10:37

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This is spam not a real question. see also askubuntu.com/questions/262959/… –  Kevin Bowen Mar 2 '13 at 12:01

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Try Minitube. It's been updated to work with even the latest Ubuntu version.

Install with the following commands

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/minitube

  • sudo apt-get update

  • sudo apt-get install minitube

Sorry for the format. I'm on my phone :(

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I will try this. I am still not sure why most of the download helpers, including youtube-dl, are not working for the youtube link that i gave. –  Suresh Mar 2 '13 at 8:05
    
Just now I tried with savefrom.net, using, ssyoutube.com/watch?v=Zv-1IqeqsHc&wide=1. It says download link not found. May be this video cant be downloaded. –  Suresh Mar 2 '13 at 8:10

Downloading from youtube can be done from the terminal.

sudo apt-get install youtube-dl
cd Downloads
youtube-dl <link>
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The link I gave above does not work. ubuntu@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ [youtube] Setting language [youtube] Zv-1IqeqsHc: Downloading video webpage [youtube] Zv-1IqeqsHc: Downloading video info webpage [youtube] Zv-1IqeqsHc: Extracting video information ERROR: no known formats available for video –  Suresh Mar 2 '13 at 7:59

movgrab which you will have to compile manually (try compiling with SSL/HTTPS option). Works for me most of the time. This command-line program supports also other sites (I think Vimeo is included).

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That also doesnt work. It says Unknown youtube format. Is there any advantage using these command line options, when easy ss.net are available –  Suresh Mar 2 '13 at 8:37
    
1) File a bug to the author of movgrab . This would be very helpful and possibly he will fix the bug soon. 2) Ever heard of torrents? –  Melon Mar 2 '13 at 11:31

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