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

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Can't play music downloaded from ubuntu on my android

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Android 2.3.5. I tryed to download music from youtube with the youtube-dl -x in the m4a format and mp3 with other applications, but then I can't play it on Android. I don't ...
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youtube-dl fails with Traceback

I just installed youtube-dl. I just tried to download a random video but it doesn’t work: youtube-dl -F https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvydCWM9k0w [youtube] Setting language [youtube] YvydCWM9k0w: ...
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Download from YouTube failed

I installed youtube-dl and executing the command it shows: [youtube] Setting language [youtube] _gp51lt9kdA: Downloading video webpage [youtube] _gp51lt9kdA: Downloading video info webpage [youtube] ...
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Guides to download videos with wget don't work

I know this is somewhat of a duplicate question, but all the others I've seen answered never really answered the question, "how to I download videos using wget?" All of the previous answers just seem ...
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Getting URL of YouTube video with `youtube-dl` is slow, without downloading video

I want to get the URL using youtube-dl, and the "simulate" option -g that does not download the video. So I gave the following command: youtube-dl -g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4JGSAmu4lg ...
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“AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'group'” when trying to use youtube-dl

The error comes in a statement like this WARNING: Automatic signature extraction failed: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/youtube_dl/extractor/youtube.py", ...
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How can I get a music player to watch a folder for new files?

I am using youtube-dl to download a series of short audio files. How can I set up a common music player [1] to monitor a given folder for new files and add them to the current playlist? [1] ...
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Youtube-dl not working

I get the following error when i try to download video using youtube-dl. WARNING: Warning: Falling back to static signature algorithm ERROR: unable to download video data: HTTP Error 403: ...
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download from youtube using youtube-dl [closed]

How to use youtube-dl to download a given playlist from youtube but starting with a given (using ubuntu ) video, for example i want to download youtube playlist by starting from the 5th video and not ...
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Cannot download Youtube-dl

I was trying to download a video from Youtube using Youtube-dl, but I got the sig error, so I tried to update Youtube-dl to the latest version and it wasn't working (I'm sorry, I don't remember what ...
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Error occured in youtube-dl [closed]

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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How to select video quality from youtube-dl?

I have installed youtube-dl in my 14.04. I can download video by following command, $ youtube-dl [youtube-link] But I want to know how to select available pixel quality of youtube video(i.e ...
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How to grep the output of youtube-dl?

The normal output for youtube-dl is the following [download] Downloading video #3 of 33 [youtube] WbWb0u8bJrU: Downloading webpage [youtube] WbWb0u8bJrU: Downloading video info webpage [youtube] ...
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Cannot find downloaded file(mp4)

I have downloaded a video file from youtube via command line (youtube-dl) but couln't find it and when I again tried to download the same file the terminal says the file is already downloaded but ...
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How to open youtube video with youtube-dl

Ok so I found this answer to someones question about how to download youtube videos via youtube-dl. It had all of the information that I needed, except how to open the video. Here is what I have so ...
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youtube-dl problem

my ubuntu is showing me this error: abhishek@abhishek-ThinkPad-R61:~$ youtube-dl -f worst http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGhx-u-c5Cg [youtube] Setting language WARNING: unable to set language: ...
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Can I Download A Video In MP3 Format Using youtube-dl? [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and i was wondering if there is a way in which we can download youtube to mp3 using youtube-dl?
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Unable to download videos using youtube-dl ('sig error'), how to correct?

I used to download videos using youtube-dl command line tool, from the past two days whenever i try to download any video I get an error as shown below. $ youtube-dl ...
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youtube-dl stopped working

On my 12.04 LTS I can't download from YouTube via youtube-dl. I used to do that, but recently (for a week) I'm not able. I tried on many videos and I get same output: $ youtube-dl -t ...
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Can I directly download audio using youtube-dl? [duplicate]

Can I directly download audio from a YouTube video instead of first downloading audio+video and then extracting the audio?
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Convert downloaded YouTube videos (downloaded with youtube-dl) to audio-only, with no loss? [duplicate]

If one downloads videos from YouTube using youtube-dl, they get .mp4 files which are a ISO Media, MPEG v4 system, version 2. Can these files be converted to audio-only, ideally with no quality loss? ...
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Is there a way to put comments in the youtube-dl batch file?

Let's suppose you want to make a long list of Urls but separated with a comment which indicates what the Urls are about. Is there a way to do it?
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An error with youtube-dl

When I run youtube-dl and extract the audio it gives me the error: ERROR: audio conversion failed: Unknown encoder 'libmp3lame' Could this be because I have ffmpeg and lame installed? Do the two ...
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how to fix the error while downloading video

When I try to download a video, I get an error: youtube-dl http://youtu.be/My2FRPA3Gf8: [youtube] Setting language [youtube] My2FRPA3Gf8: Downloading video webpage [youtube] My2FRPA3Gf8: Downloading ...