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How can I extract audio from a YouTube video?

I would like to hear Linus' talk about Git from youtube on my way to work, which means I'm looking for an elegant way to extract .wav or .mp3 from a YouTube video.
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Download YouTube via command line

In Firefox I use "DownloadHelper", is there a Mac OS X || Ubuntu command line tool that downloads YouTube videos for offline viewing?
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How do I convert an animated GIF to a YouTube friendly video format?

My son has made some animations with Pivot Stickfigure Animator which we'd like to upload to YouTube. The problem is Pivot saves as animated GIFs which I can't upload to YouTube. The Wikipedia ...
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How to watch Youtube downloading only the audio stream? [closed]

I would like to save bandwidth when watching youtube, can I get only the audio?
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Help me get past China's Great Firewall and reach blocked sites [closed]

I wonder if there are any other users who are annoyed like me by the Great Firewall set by the Chinese Government. If so would you please present me an effective way to get on YouTube? Since it's ...
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How can I merge downloaded YouTube videos into one?

I have downloaded 18 videos of a movie from YouTube in .flv format. Which software can I use to merge all 18 videos into one?
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How to STOP people from DOWNLOADING an online video for OFFLINE PLAYBACK [duplicate]

I have a problem, something I'm sure a lot of video sharing companies might have. I want to start a small business by offering online video-based training courses on Microsoft Office and other office ...
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Red and blue are swapped on Youtube

Since Sunday (April 1st), red and blue are sometimes swapped when I watch videos on YouTube. Examples are "Peeling Apple Like A Boss" (blue arms and apple) or, to my dismay, the famous Red vs. Blue ...
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YouTube video Stops

Whenever I'm watching a YouTube video the downstream just stops at a random point (normally at the middle of the video), and whatever I try to do (reload the page, clean cache) I just can't watch the ...
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How can I stop YouTube videos from auto-playing?

I was using "Stop YouTube Autoplay" add-on to stop autoplaying the videos thus saving bandwidth. But since 1.0.3, this Firefox plugin doesn't work anymore. Is there any other FF plugin that does ...
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Which tool can upload videos to multiple sites (with scheduling, queueing)?

Are there software that lets you upload videos to video hosting sites? Video sites it should support: YouTube Google Video Megavideo ... Features it should support: Scheduling upload Queuing of ...
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Chrome/OSX: Pink blotches on YouTube image

The image below shows the problem. I see the problem only when I view YouTube videos on my Mac and the browser is Chrome. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Does there exist any good software to upload videos to YouTube? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: video uploading software Are there any upload software for upload videos to YouTube? Is there software that can upload quickly? Which one do you prefer?
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Simplest way to add stills to MP3 audio soundtrack

I have some audio and want to add visuals to it and upload to YouTube. Nothing fancy, just like slides, image_A from 00:00:00 to 00:00:05 then image_B from 00:00:50 to 00:00:30 and so on. I have ...
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Why is YouTube buffering/loading behavior so horrible in Chrome?

I have been suffering from this for months, possibly even years, and I still don't have the slightest clue about the cause. Let's say I open a video on YouTube in Chrome, like Jamie Hyneman's ...
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How do all of these “Save video from YouTube” services work?

I mean, how do they work, generally? How do they receive the link to a video stream itself (not just the page containing a Flash player)? I did a search on the web but couldn't find anything useful ...
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Where to find a Youtube HD video downloader bookmarklet? (Google Chrome) [closed]

I tried many Youtube video downloader (sites and bookmarklets) and none of them were able to download HD videos This bookmarklet works, but does not lead to direct download but to an intermediary ...
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How do I make YouTube videos fill up an entire screen when using dual monitors?

I am using a dual monitor setup on Ubuntu 9.10 using the TwinView configuration in NIVIDA X Server Settings. My total resolution is 2960x1050 pixels, and my individual monitors are 1680x1050 (primary) ...
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How to watch live youtube stream using vlc?

Is it possible for now to watch live youtube video streams using vlc? I just don't want to use flash player. I know that vlc can play youtube videos using link for the page where that video is ...
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How do I force single (only) channel audio in youtube/flash videos to play in both (left/right) channels?

Occasionally, I find Youtube videos that have only one audio channel (only left or only right); example video (left channel only). This is quite annoying, especially with headphones on, as I hear ...
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Youtube video only play for 50 seconds to a minute and a half

When i go to watch a Youtube video it will play for 50 seconds to a minute and a half. Why is it doing this? I have cleared my cookies and all other browsing history and re installed chrome and it ...
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How to view a stream not available in my country [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Is there any way I can view a stream not available to my country? Via some proxy maybe? I think it's based on the IP ...
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Is there any way to control Youtube through the media keys on the keyboard?

I have a nifty keyboard with media controls (play, stop, pause, forward and reverse). Is there any way to use them to control Youtube? That is, so that it pauses when I hit the pause key and moves ...
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Disable hardware acceleration for Flash player in Linux

The latest official version (and supposedly the last version for Linux) of Flash player has some interesting issues on Linux systems. The biggest issues which have summarily been confirmed on the ...
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Is there a way to watch videos (for example on YouTube) faster?

Is there a way to watch videos (for example on YouTube) faster? I mean faster rate. I don't have problems with buffering etc., but I need to speed up videos :)
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Why are colors changed in the preview for my clip on YouTube?

I have 1000 PNGs created with R and ggplot2. This is one for example: image000.png Now I use ffmpeg to glue them together into a clip: ffmpeg -r 10 -i image%03d.png -s 1380x720 -vcodec png ...
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How do i record my computer screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best software for desktop recording? i want to record my computer screen and talk over it. i have seen this done on youtube and i want to use this for my ...
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Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?

My question is about popular YouTube downloaders like youtube-dl (a command line program) or VideoDownloadHelper (a Firefox-browser extension). Comparing two cases: Watching a video on YouTube ...
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Youtube breaks my internet connection

This is a really annoying problem I'm having with my connection. Every so often, it'll randomly "freeze", that is, the NIC seems to stop receiving packets. This results in things like If I'm trying ...
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How do a stop a website for overriding my keyboard short cuts

How can I stop websites from overriding the keyboard shortcuts in Firefox? e.g., if you go to Youtube, Ctrl+T no longer opens a new tab, etc. It there a plug-in that will do that for me?
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Copying text from YouTube to Clipboard introduces dashes?

Here's an example of a link I found on YouTube in the comments section of a video. gnu.org/distros/free-distros.h­tml This is the way it shows up in the comment. If I highlight this link and copy ...
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Caching YouTube videos across loads

Is there a way to force the browser to cache loaded YouTube videos across page loads? In other words, if you refresh some video page in which the video already started loading (or is fully loaded), ...
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YouTube not working on Ubuntu 10.04

Yesterday I applied the latest updates to my Ubuntu 10.04 machine, as I routinely do whenever the update manager suggests it. Now on Firefox 3.6.12 YouTube videos are not working. I just get a black ...
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How Use Google's YouTube Speech Recognition without uploading videos to YouTube?

I have a lot of lecture video content that I would like to have the subtitles for. YouTube automatically generates subtitles for videos under certain conditions (those conditions are still somewhat of ...
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Youtube video with flash player freezing

I have a fresh install on Windows XP, Firefox, and Flash player. I have installed all possible Windows XP SP3 updates. Every time I watch a video on youtube, it plays for 1 minute, and then stops. no ...
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Youtube overriding Windows power options

I play songs on YouTube and usually do my work (like reading a book). To save power, I have set the Windows power options to turn off the screen after 2 minutes. But YouTube seems to override these, ...
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Dual monitor - screen gets blurry when I watch a youtube video in full screen mode

I have two monitors. When I open a YouTube video in full mode, everything on second monitor goes blurry. When I exit out of full mode, the blur goes away. What is that and is there a way to turn it ...
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Why there is no “stop download” context menu option in youtube [closed]

There was a "stop download" option when we right click on videos of youtube. 1. But now there is no such option. And another thing I noticed is 2. After playing full video if we select replay whole ...
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Why can I not watch YouTube videos on Google Chrome?

I used to be able to watch YouTube videos with no problems, but at some point in the last several weeks, something went wrong. Whenever I try to watch a video, it says This video is unavailable ...
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HTML video tag not showing on source of some websites

Why is it that every time I try to view the source of a website that plays HTML 5 video (like YouTube), I don't see the HTML video tag? For example, on this site: ...
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Preview Youtube videos in Thunderbird

Is there a way to preview Youtube videos in Mozilla Thunderbird when you receive a Youtube link via email? More specifically, this is what I'm after (ordered by decreasing preference): see the ...
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YouTube downloader [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: YouTube and Google video downloaders? Some time ago, I had a script who got the Flash Video file from a specified YouTube video, which now is broken due to changes at ...