Forum Thread: How to Download Videos with Terminal

I think everyone listens music. Sometimes, we love a music and want to download it. Now, i will show you how to download our favorite videos/musics with terminal.

Step 1: Download Youtube-DL

First, we need to download Youtube-DL. Run this command for install the youtube-dl;

kali > curl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl


kali >wget -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

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Step 2: Enjoy!

To download a video/music just run this command;

kali> youtube-dl <video-url>

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Wait, what? Permission denied? Run this command for permission;

kali> chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

Now, try again;

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Yes, it works! Now you can download videos from Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion ...

EXTRA; to download videos from Facebook follow this steps;

Step 1: Change WWW. To M.

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Then click on video a new tab will appear. Finally, right click on video and select ' Save Video As; '

Thanks for reading, i hope you like my first guide.

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6 Responses

Eventho it has nothing to do with hacking it is a nice tutorial.
By the way, do you know how to upload videos on youtube aswell ?

I used that command a lot on Mint. Too bad it's not on kali official repo, as it's very useful to download security related videos, not just music and por... ehm...

Yeah XD

No, i don't know :D

Thanks for your first how-to. I'll give you one for that.


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