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I am using Ubuntu 13.04. The browsers I am using are Firefox and Google Chrome.

Now I want to download videos from Youtube. Accordingly I've tried some extensions in Firefox and Chrome. But no luck, the connection is being disrupted before the completion of the downloads.

Any suggestions of best downloader of videos from various sites including Youtube?


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marked as duplicate by vasa1, Eliah Kagan, Kevin Bowen, Warren Hill, Jorge Castro Jul 14 '13 at 15:33

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If the connection has problems, then this is not about the download manager. Unless you don't mean what I think you meant by disconnecting before the download completed. – edwin Jul 14 '13 at 0:57
Voted to close because of "Any suggestions of best downloader of videos from various sites". This can elicit opinion-based answers. It would be better if OP asked separate, specific questions about difficulties encountered using specific downloaders. – user25656 Jul 14 '13 at 1:56
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FlashGot is an awesome extension for Firefox that does that and much more. You can even send the download URL to an external manager like uGet to ensure that the download connection doesn't drop.

Chrome has YouTube downloader extensions but none as powerful as Flashgot which is Firefox only.

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+1 first for your to use flashgot and uGet to download the videos,whenever I will play videos on youtube? Both I have installed in my laptop. – Arup Rakshit Jul 14 '13 at 5:45
if you are requesting for some further help please go to the official uGet Forum at so we can narrow down what you need. – Michael Tunnell Sep 7 '13 at 8:04

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