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How to Download YouTube Videos in Ubuntu via Command Line

Downloading a YouTube video in Ubuntu is easier via command line than installing an application or using a website like clipconverter.cc. Just follow these simple steps.

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Run the following command to install YouTube Downloader:
    • sudo apt-get install youtube-dl
  3. Run the following command in Terminal for each video you wish to download:
    • youtube-dl paste URL here

Your videos will be saved to your home folder in mp4 format.

By Aaron Garcia

If it's digital, I'm into it. This would include video production, graphic design, web administration, digital photography, and anything related to computers in general.

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