Nowadays a lot of video sharing platforms exist online. Some are really popular, like Youtube , and others are a little more “obscure”. Different types of content can be found on these platforms, but is not always possible to download them via the native web interface. In this tutorial we will see how to use a small command line utility: youtube-dl. This command line utility is able to download said videos for us using a very simple syntax.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-download-online-videos-from-the-command-line-using-youtube-dl