How to download a youtube video under linux command line

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Here is a great python script very useful to download an HD video from Youtube using the command line in Linux.

http://rg3.github.com/youtube-dl

It’s very simple, download and run. The result is an mp4 file that you can watch offline with VLC or Media Player Classsic under Windows or any other mp4 player under Linux.

Reading Time: < 1 minute

Here is a great python script very useful to download an HD video from Youtube using the command line in Linux.

http://rg3.github.com/youtube-dl

It’s very simple, download and run. The result is an mp4 file that you can watch offline with VLC or Media Player Classsic under Windows or any other mp4 player under Linux.

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