When it comes to download videos from YouTube or any other related sites ( like Metacafe, Dailymotion), most us rely on browser plugin. These plugin some times do not work which left us with no other choice than to look for an alternative.
In Linux Mint, you can download any videos from YouTube using command line.
First install the youtube-dl in Linux Mint by typing the following in command in terminal ( open terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T) :
sudo apt-get install youtube-dl
Next, search the video on YouTube that you want to download. Copy the Url address of that video from navigation bar, open the command terminal and replace it into the following command: