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Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 13:53

Download youtube video via ubuntu 10.04 (lucid lynx) is become easier, there is an application called youtube-dl which help us to download directly youtube video through a Ubuntu terminal. Youtube-dl is small command-line program to download videos from, youtube-dl is not defaulty in Ubuntu so it's required to install first before we use it. here they are step by step using
    1. Open your terminal type 'apt-get install youtube-dl' to install.
    2. Open youtube then find the video you want.
          example :
           3. Open terminal again and type 'youtube-dl'
                synopsis : [youtube-dl] [url-address]
        The same way can be implemented to download video from metacafe and, but we use different application. To download video from metacafe we ca use 'metacafe-dl' then 'nicovideo-dl' to download video from