How to Update YouTube-Dl on Linux based OS's? #keefto

Zaid Jaber by Zaid Jaber
How to Update YouTube-Dl on Linux based OS's? #keefto

In this tutorial we will take alook on how to update your youtube-dl package if you are using debian based OS's.

 

What is YOUTUBE-DL Package?

This package allow users to download videos from youtube,Instagram,Facebook, and most of sites with video content on them. This package is built on python that what makes it veryy easy to install, use, and update.

 

Now if your installed youtube-dl from paclage manager (APT) you will do the following to update your youtube-package:

 

Step 1: Remove the current youtube-dl package that you installed from the package manager (APT):

 

~$ sudo apt-get remove -y youtube-dl

 

Step 2: Installing the package manually as the below:

 

~$ sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/latest/youtube-dl -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

~$ sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

~$ hash -r

 

Step 3: Restart the terminal so the update will take effect.

 

Now in order to use the youtube-dl package you will open the terminal and type the following:

 

~$ youtube-dl <youtube link,instagram video link, facebook video link>

 

That's it for package manager installation.

 

Now if you download youtube-dl normally just use the following command:

 

~$ sudo youtube-dl -U

 

That's it for this tutorial. find more Articles and videos on Keefto.com

 

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