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What should I do if "token" parameter not in video info for unknown reason. This error occurred when using youtube-dl. I tried to uninstall it and re-install but this error reoccurred....

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closed as unclear what you're asking by guntbert, Eric Carvalho, Luis Alvarado Jul 25 '14 at 0:57

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The video that you are trying to download may contain content that has been blocked from downloading it on copyright grounds. Try youtube-dl again with another YouTube video that you are sure is in the public domain.

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I tried it for many videos but the result is same.. I even tried to download videos using "all video downloader" but it is also not working... – user296770 Jun 22 '14 at 5:35
In Ubuntu 14.04 you can use the command: youtube-dl -F '' to display a list of all the video formats that are available for any YouTube video that you want to download. For example -f 35 is the option to use to download the common 360p flv video format. For more information about the most commonly used options for youtube-dl see this answer. – karel Jun 22 '14 at 5:39
Result is same as previous.. Same error.. – user296770 Jun 22 '14 at 5:43
For an experiment try downloading the following 5-second YouTube video using this command: youtube-dl -f 18 This video is in the 480p mp4 format, and downloading it will help to test if you have a problem downloading only flv format videos. – karel Jun 22 '14 at 5:49
Same tokan error for above URL – user296770 Jun 22 '14 at 5:57

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