Easy way to Download YouTube Videos In Ubuntu
Downloading YouTube videos is just a matter of few clicks with Clipgrab. Just get the URL of the video, paste it in Clipgrab, select the quality and format of the video and hit button. It’s not only for YouTube, you can download videos from other major video websites such as Vimeo and Daily motion.
ClipGrab is a GPLv3-licensed Open Source project and of course also available for Linux.
You can download a precompiled version that has been tested with the most recent version of Ubuntu. Alternatively, just grab the source code and compile ClipGrab yourself.
The installation methods described here are primarily for Ubuntu based distributions such as Linux Mint, elementary OS, Pinguy OS etc.
ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.
It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.
To install Clipgrab in Ubuntu and other Ubuntu based distributions, you can use the official PPA by Clipgrab team:
Add it using a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install clipgrab
To Uninstall Clipgrab from the system use the following commands:
sudo apt-get remove clipgrab
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa