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March 2, 2011

Download youtube videos through the terminal


I tried the following command in the ubuntu for downloading the youtube videos:

youtube-dl "URL"

or if we want to specify the file extension :

youtube-dl -o filename.flv "URL"

This being the most recommended command, doesn't work. It says format is not supported.
Moreover I again tried the command :

wget -c "URL"

But this command also doesn't work . Can anyone help me with this problem???

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