Videa Downloading

I'm Dog-sitting for my sister's family whilst they visit the 'in-laws', 
so I intend giving their Internet a pounding!!

First action is to download a video from youtube.com but, looking at 
https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-US/seamonkey/extensions/ there is no 
Video downloader, or am I not looking right?? (reasonable as why would 
TB [an e-mail agent] need a video downloader??)

Or do I need to go back to the FireFox site??

Or .....??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv_FRBRM0cg

TIA

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12/20/2019 3:44:21 AM
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Daniel:

>I'm Dog-sitting for my sister's family whilst they visit the 'in-laws', 
>so I intend giving their Internet a pounding!!
>
>First action is to download a video from youtube.com but, looking at 
>https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-US/seamonkey/extensions/ there is no 
>Video downloader, or am I not looking right?? (reasonable as why would 
>TB [an e-mail agent] need a video downloader??)
>
>Or do I need to go back to the FireFox site??

Your distro should provide youtube-dl. Install it.

>Or .....??
>
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv_FRBRM0cg

Open a xterm. Make a directory and change into that. E.g. 'mkdir
tmp-down' and 'cd tmp-down'. Type youtube-dl followed by the above link.
Don't forget the 'Enter'. :)

That's all. I've just downloaded the file using youtube-dl in version
2019.11.28.

Hartmut
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Hartmut
12/20/2019 3:58:11 AM
On 20/12/19 03:58, Hartmut Figge wrote:
>...>
> 
> Open a xterm. Make a directory and change into that. E.g. 'mkdir
> tmp-down' and 'cd tmp-down'. Type youtube-dl followed by the above link.
> Don't forget the 'Enter'. :)

And do enclose the video URL in single quotes. URLs are allowed to 
contain characters like ? that are special to the shell.

/df

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Dirk
12/20/2019 8:45:22 AM
Hartmut Figge wrote on 20/12/19 14:58:
> Daniel:
> 
>> I'm Dog-sitting for my sister's family whilst they visit the 'in-laws',
>> so I intend giving their Internet a pounding!!
>>
>> First action is to download a video from youtube.com but, looking at
>> https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-US/seamonkey/extensions/ there is no
>> Video downloader, or am I not looking right?? (reasonable as why would
>> TB [an e-mail agent] need a video downloader??)
>>
>> Or do I need to go back to the FireFox site??
> 
> Your distro should provide youtube-dl. Install it.
> 
>> Or .....??
>>
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv_FRBRM0cg
> 
> Open a xterm. Make a directory and change into that. E.g. 'mkdir
> tmp-down' and 'cd tmp-down'. Type youtube-dl followed by the above link.
> Don't forget the 'Enter'. :)
> 
> That's all. I've just downloaded the file using youtube-dl in version
> 2019.11.28.
> 
> Hartmut
> 
Thank you, Hartmut. ;-)

I opened my Mageia Control Centre, went to Software Management and 
entered youtube-dl, and the Search results showed (none).

And I was sure that I had had 'youtube-dl in a past incarnation of my 
Profile. Why did I delete that Profile??

So then ..... (Watch for the line wrap!!)
$ su
entered Password
[root@localhost daniel]# sudo curl -l 
https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

That showed me ...
%	Total	Received	%	Xferd	Average Dload	Upload	Time Total	Time Spent	Time 
Left	Current Speed
100	3	3		0	0	1	0	0	0:00:03		0:00:01		0:00:02		1
Then
[root@localhost]# sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
chmod: cannot access '/usr/local/youtube-dl': No such file or directory

So then I tried ]# sudo curl -L 
https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

That produced an output file of four lines
0	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	--:--:-- 0:00:00		--:--:--	0
0	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	--:--:-- 0:00:02 	--:--:--	0
100	599	0	599	0	0	199	0	--:--:--	0:00:03 --:--:-- 292k
100	1703k	100	1703k	0	0	272k	0	0:00:06	0:00:06 --:--:-- 781k

[root@localhost]# sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
chmod: cannot access '/usr/local/youtube-dl': No such file or directory
[root@localhost daniel]

Does the fact that I did things as 'su' but used 'sudo' in the command 
lines affect anything??

If not, what have I done wrong??

Can I have a go at solving my own problem??

After typing my above response, just for kicks and never having used 
'xterm' before, just for the heck of it, I opened a Terminal, went SU 
with Password, copied the sudo curl -l line

100     3  100     3    0     0      1      0  0:00:03  0:00:02  0:00:01 
     1
[root@localhost daniel]# sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
[root@localhost daniel]#

so I'm hoping that means I now have youtube-dl installed. Now to find 
out how to employ it!! Add it as an extension to my SeaMonkey, I guess! ;-)

Stand by!!

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Daniel
12/20/2019 8:49:20 AM
On 20/12/19 08:49, Daniel wrote:
> ...
> so I'm hoping that means I now have youtube-dl installed. Now to find 
> out how to employ it!! Add it as an extension to my SeaMonkey, I guess! ;-)
> 
> Stand by!!

In your terminal window (Xterm) type 'man youtube-dl' (without the 
quotes) and then Enter and read the fine manual. Use the space bar to 
page down, b to go up and, as it says, q to go back to the shell prompt.

Basically, copy the URL of the page with the video you want and paste it 
into a youtube-dl command in a terminal window, so it looks like this:

youtube-dl 'wanted_video_url'

And then press Enter ...

You might want to restrict the format of the resulting video file, maybe 
to reduce the file size or to get a certain combination of container and 
codecs. Either add options before the url or edit youtube-dl's default 
settings.

Although youtube-dl packages may be available for Mageia, the program 
changes faster than updated RPMs can be made, because it includes many 
extraction modules that have to match changes in the target websites. 
Your direct installation is fine. You need to run this command every so 
often (especially if things stop working) to ensure you have the latest 
version:

sudo youtube-dl -U

/df

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Dirk
12/20/2019 10:32:29 AM
Dirk Fieldhouse wrote on 20/12/19 21:32:
> On 20/12/19 08:49, Daniel wrote:
>> ...
>> so I'm hoping that means I now have youtube-dl installed. Now to find 
>> out how to employ it!! Add it as an extension to my SeaMonkey, I 
>> guess! ;-)
>>
>> Stand by!!
> 
> In your terminal window (Xterm) type 'man youtube-dl' (without the 
> quotes) and then Enter and read the fine manual. Use the space bar to 
> page down, b to go up and, as it says, q to go back to the shell prompt.

O.K., when I did this, it responded with 'No manual for youtube-dl'

I take it this means I haven't actually installed youtube-dl .... Right??

I'll start re-reading the replies in this thread to see what I have missed!!

Hmm!! Could it be that I "installed" youtube-dl using an 'su' terminal 
rather than doing it via a 'sudo' terminal??

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Daniel
12/21/2019 12:10:26 AM
On 21/12/19 00:10, Daniel wrote:
> Dirk Fieldhouse wrote on 20/12/19 21:32:
>> On 20/12/19 08:49, Daniel wrote:
>>> ...
>> In your terminal window (Xterm) type 'man youtube-dl' (without the 
>> quotes) and then Enter and read the fine manual. Use the space bar to 
>> page down, b to go up and, as it says, q to go back to the shell prompt.
> 
> O.K., when I did this, it responded with 'No manual for youtube-dl'
> 
> I take it this means I haven't actually installed youtube-dl .... Right??

My brain fade: obviously the man page doesn't get installed using the 
direct download as you did.

Instead, go to 
<https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl/blob/master/README.md#readme> which 
contains the same info.

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Dirk
12/21/2019 2:57:16 AM
Dirk Fieldhouse wrote on 21/12/19 13:57:
> On 21/12/19 00:10, Daniel wrote:
>> Dirk Fieldhouse wrote on 20/12/19 21:32:
>>> On 20/12/19 08:49, Daniel wrote:
>>>> ...
>>> In your terminal window (Xterm) type 'man youtube-dl' (without the 
>>> quotes) and then Enter and read the fine manual. Use the space bar to 
>>> page down, b to go up and, as it says, q to go back to the shell prompt.
>>
>> O.K., when I did this, it responded with 'No manual for youtube-dl'
>>
>> I take it this means I haven't actually installed youtube-dl .... Right??
> 
> My brain fade: obviously the man page doesn't get installed using the 
> direct download as you did.
> 
> Instead, go to 
> <https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl/blob/master/README.md#readme> which 
> contains the same info.
> 
O.K., so I didn't stuff up!! YEAH!! ;-) (Maybe!!)

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12/21/2019 8:29:21 AM
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