downloading videos in ubuntu

Pete Smout psmouty at
Sat Mar 17 17:23:49 UTC 2012

On 14/03/12 20:20, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 03/14/2012 11:58 AM, Sonny Golovine wrote:
>> Two ways to do it efficiently. Either use youtube-dl as mentioned in the
>> other replies or go into the browser cache and retrieve the video. When
>> you watch a Youtube video it actually downloads to your browser cache in
>> .flv format so all you have to do it go in and copy it (or move it) to
>> the desired location.
> I used to do that for long time, but within the last year it seems that
> the file becomes broken after the last few seconds. So, I switched to
> using "DownloadHelper" as an extension to Firefox and it works like a
> charm. Ric

+1 for downloadHelper great f-fox plugin!


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