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How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

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In this article, we will see how to install youtube downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS(Focal Fossa). Youtube Downloader is a free application available for downloading youtube videos without any ads and with detailed download information written in Korean . You can use the application to download your favorite videos from youtube. You can easily install this application on almost all the famous Linux distributions. Here we will see the steps to install Youtube downloader and use on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS System.

 

How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

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Step 1: Prerequisites

a) You should have a running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server.

b) You should have sudo or root access to run privileged commands.

c) You should have apt and snap utility available in your Server.

 

Step 2: Update Your Server

Before going through the steps to install youtube downloader, it is first recommended to first update and then upgrade all the system packages to the latest versions by using sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade command as shown below.

cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade
Get:1 https://downloads.plex.tv/repo/deb public InRelease [6,685 B]
Get:2 https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease [1,811 B]
Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease
Get:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease [114 kB]
Get:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates InRelease [114 kB]
Hit:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ansible/ansible/ubuntu focal InRelease
Get:7 https://downloads.plex.tv/repo/deb public/main amd64 Packages [432 B]
Get:8 https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable/main amd64 Packages [1,060 B]
Get:9 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-backports InRelease [108 kB]
Get:10 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main i386 Packages [772 kB]
Get:11 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security/main i386 Packages [536 kB]
Get:12 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 Packages [2,325 kB]
Get:13 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main Translation-en [402 kB]
Get:14 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [274 kB]
Get:15 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 c-n-f Metadata [16.2 kB]
Get:16 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/restricted amd64 Packages [1,547 kB]
Get:17 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/restricted Translation-en [218 kB]
Get:18 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/universe i386 Packages [706 kB]
Get:19 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security/main amd64 Packages [1,929 kB]
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Step 3: Check Snap Details

To check detailed information about youtube-downloader snap, you can run snap info youtube-downloader command as shown below. This shows all the important information about snap like publisher name, contact, license, description and commands.

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cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ snap info youtube-downloader
name: youtube-downloader
summary: A simple YouTube Downloader
publisher: mswgen (mswgen02)
store-url: https://snapcraft.io/youtube-downloader
contact: intteam123@gmail.com
license: unset
description: |
An app for downloading YouTube videos without ads and detailed download options written in Korean.
commands:
- youtube-downloader
snap-id: Opxq60SgSs8AQSZobWMhC8jBdw2zZTkA
tracking: latest/stable
refresh-date: today at 01:10 IST
channels:
latest/stable: 1.0.4 2021-04-15 (6) 100MB -
latest/candidate: ^
latest/beta: ^
latest/edge: ^
installed: 1.0.4 (6) 100MB -

 

Step 4: Install Youtube Downloader

After verifying the snap details, you can install the snap by running sudo snap install youtube-downloader command as shown below.

cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ sudo snap install youtube-downloader
[sudo] password for cyberithub:
youtube-downloader 1.0.4 from mswgen (mswgen02) installed

 

Step 5: Launch Youtube Downloader

After successful installation, you can launch the downloader from Desktop by searching youtube downloader in the search box under Activities. Once it shows up, click on it to open.

How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) 2

Once opened, it should show like below. Now you can start downloading your videos from it.

How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) 3

To download, you need to first grab the Video ID from the youtube URL. For example, here I am taking the video ID from a youtube song URL as highlighted below.

How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) 4

Then pasting it in the youtube downloader and clicking on red button next to it. It will show all the different format in which you can download.

How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) 5

You can select the required format from below and then click on the red button as highlighted below to start the download. That's it !!

How to Install Youtube Downloader on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) 6

 

Step 6: Uninstall Youtube Downloader

Once you are done using the application, you can also choose to uninstall it from your System by using sudo snap remove youtube-downloader command as shown below.

cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ sudo snap remove youtube-downloader
youtube-downloader removed

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