Clive : You tube Video Downloader

March 20, 2009

There are many ways to download videos directly to your PC. Also, the You tube team is planning to launch an option for this also.

Here is a simple way to download videos to your home directory.

  • Go to Applications > Terminal.

  • Type sudo apt-get install clive.

Then it will asks for your root password. Type it correctly.

  • Press Y, when a confirmation question appears.

  • Now, clive will be installed.

Ooh, I forgot to tell what is clive ? !

Clive is a command-line based tool to download You tube, Google videos ..

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and copy the You tube URL to download.

  • Type clive <video URL> in the terminal.

Paste copied URL in place of <video URL>.

After the download completes yo can view the video file from your home folder.

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