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How can I update youtube-dl?

I use youtube-dl to download videos for watching later offline. Usually, it works fine. However, due to frequent changes on the video sites, it sometimes requires a quick update. It wasn't a problem ...
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Youtube says “This video is currently unavailable”

Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04. Youtube says: This video is currently unavailable I don't know why but this is the case for some videos, but not all. Well, most videos. And I don't know what's wrong. ...
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How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download a youtube video via terminal There are several Q&A threads that explain how to download youtube videos using the terminal. However, I would also like ...
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youtube-dl multiple files downloading

I use youtube-dl to download files from YouTube. I have tried downloading multiple files, but it is not working out for me. I have to open multiple terminals and start afresh every time I want to ...
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VLC - YouTube videos won't play anymore

I would like to play youtube videos on VLC. I am newbie (one of mac os re, but can fallow instructions :) when i enter address on network stream nothing happens it is on the playlist but nothing ...
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how to download playlist from youtube-dl?

I'm trying to download some videos in mp3 format. it's a play list. How do I download the whole play list wit one command?
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Can't watch youtube videos with chromium on ubuntu 13.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I've digged all over google but I can't find any solution to my problem. Firefox works pretty well. I have this issue only with chromium and only with youtube. I have no problem watching videos at ...
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In youtube, There are just 360p and 720p options .(no 240p,480p and 1080p)

A couple of days before, everything is working perfectly good. But After last Ubuntu update -also flash player has updated- (I just think that was occurred after update but maybe not) I can not watch ...
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Why do I have problems seeing YouTube?

Recently I moved to Ubuntu, I had Windows. In Windows I could see very comfortable, but now in Ubuntu I can't. In the videos now, the picture and sound are out of sync. Often you can't see the videos ...
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Cannot watch youtube in fullscreen mode

When I am watching videos on youtube and toggle the screen to full screen or switch back from full screen to normal mode, the video stops and sometimes stops loading or starts loading from the start ...
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How can I download Youtube videos? [closed]

First i tried with youtube-dl and all the times ( and all days) for all videos it gives this same error: youtube-dl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zWwTTAc7O8 [youtube] Setting language [youtube] ...
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Is there a GUI for youtube-dl?

youtube-dl is advanced but it lacks a good GUI. I personally can't use such a program without a GUI. Something similar to YTD downloader will be good. I need it to have a progress bar and other ...
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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 http://www....
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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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YouTube won't work after the Ubuntu Upgrade to 15.10

So I upgraded to the beautiful Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf and the only probem I found is that YT videos doesn't work anymore and it changes the new video interface with the old one to work somehow. ...
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Where does Chromium keep the YouTube video files?

I know that in Windows, Internet Explorer stores .flv temp files in temporary folder (C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files) when viewing YouTube. And the same ...
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Laptop screen goes black, but laptop still running

I have an old Asus laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sometimes the laptop's screen goes black, but the laptop keeps running. It happens when loading a youtube video or websites like GDrive, but not all ...
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How can I download music from youtube and not the video film?

I want to know if is there any programme to download music from youtube,not video....like DVDvideosoft in Windows...
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Flash player + YouTube HD = crashing plugin

I've installed Ubuntu with Wubi, on my WinXP system. I cannot seem to get YouTube videos to play in HD (using Firefox 6) without crashing. I tried gnash first, but that did not seem to be quite ...
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Youtube videos are slow?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 I have tried reading different articles online but I am beat. I check my internet speeds they are running at the correct speeds. Yet when on Youtube videos just take ages to ...
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Unable to download videos using IDM on Ubuntu

I have installed Wine and I have installed IDM on it. However, I do not get the link which asks me whether I want to download the video on the page which I get while using Windows. As a result, I am ...
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How can I download the videos from YouTube? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download Youtube videos? Downloading a youtube video I want to download some educational videos from YouTube or any other web site. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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Chromium browser not loading youtube video [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu and have chromium installed in it. For every video on you tube it is giving me an error that the video is not available. I had installed flash player too but it is not working. I don'...
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Downloading youtube videos with minitube

Minitube has been working great for a lot of the youtube links, but for videos that require confirmation that you're older than 18, they don't work. Is there something I can do about this? Or if ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...
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Is there any video player that plays Youtube playlists? [duplicate]

Flash support for Linux is still lacking. Older hardware often performs only poorly when trying to watch youtube videos. There are several external players (VLC, mplayer, minitube) that alleviate ...
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Where does youtube-dl download youtube files?

I am running 12.04 ubuntu os, i have downloaded the app and the download to is complete but when i search from dash neither is the file nor the folder of youtube dl turns up. Can anyone help?
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Music player that plays Youtube playlists

I have tried all music players recommended in answers for similar questions, but I haven't found a player meeting the following requirements: Plays youtube playlists smoothly (caches the audio ...
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Can I pause YouTube in Chrome from the command line?

I can pause Spotify by pausing all system programs playing (well, toggling). How can I do something like that to pause/play YouTube videos in Google Chrome?
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youtube-dl is not working

I am using youtube-dl to download some videos from youtube. But when I write: youtube-dl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn_YodiJO6k I get: [youtube] Setting language [youtube] rn_YodiJO6k: ...
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Why are Youtube videos not playing properly on chrome?

I've had Ubuntu for quite some time now and youtube and everything has worked spectacular! But all of a sudden recently youtube videos have stopped working right. The sound works perfectly, but the ...
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What's happen? Suddenly No Sound + Youtube's Videos are played Too Fast in 13.04 [duplicate]

What has happened? Suddenly the PC have no sound and YouTube's videos are played too fast. Is there a Flash problem? Ubuntu Version : 13.04 [Desktop]
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Uploading video to youtube in right format

I have a Sony CX115 and I have a little footage I'd like to put on youtube. I've downloaded Arista from the Ubuntu Software Center and then I've downloaded its Youtube HD plugin. I've converted my ...
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Youtube app for Ubuntu 14.04 and later?

I'd like somebody could tell what is currently the best solution to play youtube videos with a desktop app? I like minitube app but since 2015 Google updates its policy so often so the app seems to ...
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(Only) YouTube Videos automatically fast forward

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 lts and there seems to be a problem while I'm playing YouTube videos they, for no reason, start to fastforward (audio and video). This does not happen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen goes black when using youtube with Chrome

When I am using youtube in my Chrome the entire screen goes black. This has been happening since 4 months ago. The screen goes balck, but still I can hear the music and the OS is still running. The ...
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YouTube Videos Stopped Streaming

I have been dealing with this problem for a couple of days but couldn't find a solution. I've posted on a forum before but nobody answered. Any help? A couple of days ago a problem started to occur. ...
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My screen turns off when I watch movies on YouTube [duplicate]

When I use VLC or other media player, I can watch the movie until the end without touching the PC. If I watch a movie on YouTube using Chromium or Firefox my screen will turn off as is set in System ...
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Youtube doesn't work anymore in firefox (Ubuntu 14.04)

Title says it all. Whenever I try to play a Youtube video I get the error messages: Your browser does not recognize any of the video formats available It worked fine just before I installed the ...
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What visual style is this and how do I install it?

You can find my question in the title. The video, where I saw that visual style is the following: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=padG62OCSXg And the only thing I am interested in, is the visual ...
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YouTube videos have a red tint

Since yesterday, all YouTube videos have a red / pink tint. Vimeo and other video sites are working. It seems strange that it's only on YouTube, but since other people I asked don't have this problem,...
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How do I remove YouTube sidebar integration?

I accidentally agreed to allow Firefox to 'integrate' YouTube with my desktop sidebar and now I want to get rid of it. How do I do this?
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Is there any program or add-ons to download FLV from website? [duplicate]

I just need some sort of programs that can download flv from website like youtube and other.
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Purple and green screen when watching video on youtube?

Just installed ubuntu 12.04 lts onto my desktop. Everything works great but when i go to watch a video on youtube the video appears only in green and purple? Sound is coming through just fine and ...
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youtube video location in firefox

As I moved to newer version of firefox-8.0 I lost the location firefox use to store flash videos previously it used to be in /tmp/FLASH****, but now it's not there even in .mozilla/firefox/profile-...
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Can't play full HD videos in youtube

I have ubuntu 14.04 and I can't reproduce full HD videos in youtube, only HD, How can I fix this problem?
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YouTube Videos are flickering on Chrome

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad U430p with Ubutu 14.04 LTS. There is a GeForce GT 730M built in and there are also some drivers available: NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 (...