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youtube-dl; How download ONLY the 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 make playlists for DLNA players?

I just set up a very similar box today (Debian, minidlna), and I had to work out some of these same issues. In my case, I am using an Onkyo stereo receiver as the client for audio files, and a Roku ...
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youtube-dl; How download ONLY the 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?

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 to move tracks from one foobar2000 playlist to another?

If you select a group of songs you will be able to click and drag the songs to a new playlist. This will have the behaviour that you have seen. Instead of using the left mouse button to click and ...
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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 to move tracks from one foobar2000 playlist to another?

Apart from Mokubai's answer, keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + X and Ctrl + V also work as expected for cutting and pasting songs from one playlist to another.
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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

OK, if you click on the "title" bar just right above the song names, it will automatically sort from then on. However, it seems like it starts playing at the last played track number instead of ...
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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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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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youtube-dl; How download ONLY the 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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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 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 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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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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Prevent VLC from looping playlist

For mac this setting can be found in the menu bar, under Playback. Just select the option you prefer, or disable by selecting the active option. here is a screenshot of the menu dropdown
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VLC Playlist with Settings

You can get a modified version of VLC media player that shuffles only for playlists, while at the same time it plays other files sequentially. It can be downloaded from Github
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Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify

You can use Tunify. Install it on your device and the rest is magic ;) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tunify/id1008534301?l=es&mt=8
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Winamp: Is there a way to know what playlist was loaded last?

The Playlist Undo plugin should be able to allow that. This plug-in allows changes made to your current playlist to be undone or blocked as depicted in the configuration screenshots below. To use the ...
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How do I dump all entries in a playlist with MPlayer?

An m3u or m3u8 file is just a list of links (one per line) mixed with comments. I used the following small Python program to download all parts of the playlist one-by-one: #!/usr/bin/env python3 ...
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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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AIMP 3 Repeats One Track In Playlist

Open preferences and under player - automatic, select playback mode - Normal.
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