How to install Youtube-DLG on Linuxmint18.03

To install Youtube-DLG on Linuxmint18.03
YouTube-DLG is an open-source front-end GUI of youtube-dl media downloader. It supports all YouTube-DL sites. You can choose your video and audio formats for download. With YouTube-DLG, you can download the videos by pasting the Video URL that is to be downloaded, configure the options such as format, quality, and subtitles.


Add the repository of youtube-dlg as follows

linuxhelp ~ # add-apt-repository ppa:flexiondotorg/youtube-dl-gui
You are about to add the following PPA:
 A cross platform front-end GUI of the popular `youtube-dl` written in wxPython.

 More info:
Press Enter to continue or Ctrl+C to cancel

Executing: /tmp/tmp.btbsgsoeRB/ --keyserver
gpg: requesting key 93D8809A from hkp server
gpg: key 93D8809A: public key "Launchpad PPA for Martin Wimpress" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)

Update the system repository 

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update
Get:1 xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]        
Get:2 xenial InRelease [11.5 kB]                                 
Ign:3 sylvia InRelease                                                 
Hit:4 xenial InRelease                                              
Get:5 xenial/partner amd64 Packages [3,128 B]                    
Get:6 xenial InRelease [23.9 kB]                          
Get:7 sylvia Release [24.2 kB]                                         
Get:8 xenial/partner i386 Packages [3,124 B]                     
Get:9 xenial-security InRelease [107 kB]     
Get:47 xenial-updates/multiverse Translation-en [8,344 B]           
Get:48 xenial-backports/main amd64 Packages [4,844 B]               
Get:49 xenial-backports/main i386 Packages [4,836 B]                
Get:50 xenial-backports/universe amd64 Packages [7,400 B]           
Get:51 xenial-backports/universe i386 Packages [7,080 B]            
Get:52 xenial-backports/universe Translation-en [3,996 B]           
Fetched 6,001 kB in 12s (479 kB/s)                                                                   
Reading package lists... Done

Install the youtube-dlg application using the following command.

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get install youtube-dlg -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libcurl3 libmcrypt4
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libwxbase3.0-0v5 libwxgtk3.0-0v5 python-distutils-extra python-wxgtk3.0 python-wxversion
Suggested packages:
Recommended packages:
  ffmpeg | libav-tools mpv | mplayer | mplayer2 rtmpdump
Setting up libwxgtk3.0-0v5:amd64 (3.0.2+dfsg-1.3ubuntu0.1) ...
Setting up python-distutils-extra (2.39-1) ...
Setting up python-wxversion ( ...
Setting up python-wxgtk3.0 ( ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/wx/python/wx3.0.pth to provide /usr/lib/wx/python/wx.pth (wx.pth) in auto mode
Setting up youtube-dl (2016.02.22-1) ...
Setting up youtube-dlg (0.3.8-4~xenial1.0) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...

Once the application is installed you can access it from the menu as follows.

Youtube-DLG application

With this, the method to install Youtube-DLG on Linuxmint18.03 comes to an end.

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