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.

Installation

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.

  * https://github.com/MrS0m30n3/youtube-dl-gui
 More info: https://launchpad.net/~flexiondotorg/+archive/ubuntu/youtube-dl-gui
Press Enter to continue or Ctrl+C to cancel

Executing: /tmp/tmp.btbsgsoeRB/gpg.1.sh --keyserver
hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80
--recv-keys
93D8809A
gpg: requesting key 93D8809A from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/flexiondotorg/youtube-dl-gui/ubuntu xenial InRelease [17.5 kB]        
Get:2 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [11.5 kB]                                 
Ign:3 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia InRelease                                                 
Hit:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                              
Get:5 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner amd64 Packages [3,128 B]                    
Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/php/ubuntu xenial InRelease [23.9 kB]                          
Get:7 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia Release [24.2 kB]                                         
Get:8 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner i386 Packages [3,124 B]                     
Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [107 kB]     
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Get:47 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse Translation-en [8,344 B]           
Get:48 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main amd64 Packages [4,844 B]               
Get:49 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main i386 Packages [4,836 B]                
Get:50 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe amd64 Packages [7,400 B]           
Get:51 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe i386 Packages [7,080 B]            
Get:52 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu 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
  youtube-dl
Suggested packages:
  devscripts
Recommended packages:
  ffmpeg | libav-tools mpv | mplayer | mplayer2 rtmpdump
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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 (3.0.2.0+dfsg-1build1) ...
Setting up python-wxgtk3.0 (3.0.2.0+dfsg-1build1) ...
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.
menu

Youtube-DLG application
youtube_dlg

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


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