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How do I download ONLY the YouTube playlist, NOT the files therein?

Did u read the page wysiwig suggested in his comment? (thanks @wysiwig!) List Youtube playlist with youtube-dl Anyway, here I'll try to explain what you could do (extracted from the previous web ...
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How to prevent automatic jumping to the next track?

VLC does it like a champ, under tools > preferences, first set it to show all in the bottom right, then select the playlist item from the list on the left, and you can see a whole bunch of playback ...
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How do I download ONLY the YouTube playlist, NOT the files therein?

@wysiwig's method does produce output on linux, but not what I sought, thus : $ youtube-dl --flat-playlist --skip-download https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLm9l7EEbJuhyDYNuItj3sG8h3xAZbjIxr ...
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How to prevent automatic jumping to the next track?

I know this is an old, outdated response but I was looking for this same feature (specifically to stop after each audio track, not videos) and this page @David Gold helped me get to the right setting. ...
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How to download entire Youtube playlist videos without installing any software?

There are two online solutions to download entire videos fro youtube. Method 1) From collectyoutube.com : Steps are as follows Copy and paste the playlist link to the first input box of the site ...
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Prevent VLC from looping playlist

At the bottom of the player where the controls are you'll see 9 control buttons (play, fast reverse, stop, fast forward, etc.). The 8th control button (2 opposite facing arrows) is the loop control ...
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Dynamic Spotify Playlist of my Top Tracks on Last.fm?

Spotlistr can generate a Spotify playlist based on your top-listens on Last.fm within a customizable time period for you. In my opinion, this really should have been a default feature in Spotify or at ...
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How can I make VLC only play the song I double click?

I don't know which version of VLC you are using, but, from a long time, VLC supports the feature that you are asking for. Here I am providing the steps for VLC version 2.2.6. Basically there are ...
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How to prevent automatic jumping to the next track?

How about opening each file through a file manager? Thats what I do whenever I'm looking through the windows sound files when changing the windows sound scheme. Same goes for looking for a new ring ...
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Playlist playing order in VLC media player

This is a simple issue to solve: Ctrl + P (or menu Tools → Preferences) Click 'Audio'. At bottom left of the dialog box, click 'All' (near Show settings). In the pop up list, click 'Playlist'. ...
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Is there a way to download the auto generated subtitles of videos in a private / public YouTube playlist?

The script you linked to is overkill because it tries to grab subtitles from several videos in a playlist without taking advantage of the fact that, for several years now, youtube-dl has accepted ...
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How to get playlist title with yt-dlp?

You need to simply use --print (or -O) instead of -o: yt-dlp [the rest of your command] --skip-download --print playlist_title See documentation: -O, --print [WHEN:]TEMPLATE     Field name or output ...
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AIMP 3 Repeats One Track In Playlist

When a single track keeps replaying, there are multiple options that can cause that. Make sure the Track Repeat button isn't turned on. In Options -> Automatic. Playback Mode should be set to ...
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How do I download ONLY the YouTube playlist, NOT the files therein?

Make sure you have updated to the latest youtube-dl as it's updated frequently and old versions can stop working properly pip install --upgrade youtube_dl Enter appropriate command for output you ...
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How do I download ONLY the YouTube playlist, NOT the files therein?

It appears you're not quoting the URL. Always quote URLs. On any operating system. In your example, the issue is clearly visible: ~ $ youtube-dl -i -v --flat-playlist --skip-download https://www....
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Dynamic Output m3u8

This can not work and is not expected to work. The reason behind it ist, that for a valid HLS stream, the URL of the playlist (i.e. the M3U8 file) is defined to be constant, an assumption that ...
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Where does Groove Music store playlists?

Groove music stores playlists under: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Packages\[Microsoft.ZuneMusic_xxxxxxxxxxxxx]\LocalState\Playlists Please note that they might take some time to get recognised, ...
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How to get playlist title with yt-dlp?

The proper way of doing this (which will not fail if the first video in the playlist is unavailable), is by reading the title property from the JSON response, which can be acquired by using --dump-...
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How to create playlists of local media files without relying on paths?

It looks like the best existing file format that does this is the XML Shareable Playlist Format, XSPF for short. Unfortunately, it doesn't look to be widely supported. It appears that it's primarily ...
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Formatting output from playlist-only download from youtube-dl

This filter works for me: jq -r '[("https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=" + .url), .title] | join(" | ")' For example: $ youtube-dl -j --flat-playlist "https://www.youtube.com/...
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How to fix VLC sorting playlist wrongly?

The thing about the VLC playlist order (be it by name or path) is that it takes the bits values of the individual numbers as references for the order instead of properly converting the number into an ...
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How to fix VLC sorting playlist wrongly?

Folder listing test files Media -> Open Folder -> testing View upon opening folder, notice it follows Windows file order Clicking on the title bar causes the problem you see, both when ascending ...
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VLC Playlist with random selection from folders

I think this is a VLC issue. I could fix it following this video. Essentially go to: Tools > Preferences Show Settings > All (bottom left) Playlist (on the left menu) Enable "Play Randomly ...
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VLC Playlist with random selection from folders

You can't. VLC Documentation on Playlists. You could manually sort it (not random) or you would need to use two players. One playing folder A and one playing folder B.
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How to prevent automatic jumping to the next track?

With VLC you can stop the automatic skipping by selecting the "no loop" icon at the bottom of the viewport. The icon will show a vertical bar in the center when the no-loop option is ...
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How can I make VLC only play the song I double click?

See this post. In summary: Tools => Preferences => Show Settings (All) => Interface => Main Interfaces => Qt => Save the recently played items in the menu (UNselect)
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VLC - Sort by multiple columns, e.g. Artist, then Year, then Album

Make sure you right click the bar ABOVE the tracks (ie. title, duration, artist etc.) and not just the tracks themselves, downloading a nightly build or an older version can help if the column still ...
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Youtube-dl viewster playlist language selection

-f best'[format_id^=ja-en-http]' ^= means "begins with"; you could also do it with *= ("contains")
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Playing all files in a folder in VLC?

In my Windows 7 the associated commands (in the rigistry) are: play... "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" --started-from-file --no-playlist-enqueue "%1" add to... "C:\Program Files (x86)...
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Where does iTunes store its playlists?

iTunes saves the settings, library inside the iTunes folder. IF you want to backup iTunes library, simply follow the instructions: Install iTunes on your new drive. After installation is finished, ...
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