How to Install Youtube-DLG on Ubuntu 17.04

To Intall Youtube-DLG on Ubuntu 17.04

YouTube-DLG is an open-soure, cross platform front-end GUI of youtube-dl media downloader which is written in wxPython. 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 in the Options dialog and finally click the Download button. It is so simple to install Youtube-DLG on Ubuntu 17.04, and this tutorial covers the ground on the same process. 

Installing Youtube-DLG

It is really essential to add the needed repository into the system before you begin with the installation process. So, make use of the following command for the same purpose.

root@linuxhelp11:~# add-apt-repository ppa:flexiondotorg/youtube-dl-gui
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 adding it
gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmpkf14k1um/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: /tmp/tmpkf14k1um/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 2EA8F35793D8809A: public key "Launchpad PPA for Martin Wimpress" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1


Once the repositories are added, you need to run the apt-get update command to update the local repository index as follows.

root@linuxhelp11:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 zesty-security InRelease               
Hit:2 zesty InRelease
Hit:3 zesty InRelease
Hit:4 zesty-updates InRelease
Hit:5 zesty-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done    




You can now install Youtube DLG application by making use of the following command.

root@linuxhelp11:~#  apt install youtube-dlg
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 310 not upgraded.
Need to get 110 kB of archives.
After this operation, 336 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 zesty/main amd64 youtube-dlg all 0.3.8-4~zesty1.0 [110 kB]
Fetched 110 kB in 1s (94.3 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package youtube-dlg.
(Reading database ... 172879 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../youtube-dlg_0.3.8-4~zesty1.0_all.deb ...
Unpacking youtube-dlg (0.3.8-4~zesty1.0) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu2) ...
Setting up youtube-dlg (0.3.8-4~zesty1.0) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3+17.04.20170406-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-1) ...


Youtube-DLG has been installed you can launch it from your Ubuntu dashboard. Simply, type the name of the application in the search field, the application icon will be displayed on your screen. Click on it to launch it. 


The application has been opened now. 

With this, the installation of Youtube-DLG on Ubuntu 17.04 comes to an end. 

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