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Youtube is one of the biggest video source that available in the internet. The problem is youtube doesn’t allow us to download their videos directly from their website. There are many free youtube downloaders you can download from the internet. But, now, I will show you how to download the youtube videos without using any software.

The trick is, using free online downloader. There few websites provide this service. One of it is, ‘Download youtube videos‘ and it’s my favorite. It’s very easy to use. The only problem is sometimes a pop up adult pages come out at the first time you open the page.

Step 1. Open youtube website and select a video that you want to download.
Select the web page address of the youtube video and copy it. To copy it’s very easy, just block the address link, press right mouse button and select ‘copy’.


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This is a graphical ftp client program. It’s easy to install and to use. If you are a web master and you use ftp client frequently, gftp is a good alternative.

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install gftp

[sudo] password for taufanlubis:

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following extra packages will be installed:


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If you are an administrator for a website, there are few most used FTP clients available on the internet. Filezilla is one of them. Filezilla is the linux port for the famous FTP client for Windows. It’s fast and reliable graphical FTP client with lots of useful features and intuitive interface.


taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install filezilla

[sudo] password for taufanlubis:

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following extra packages will be installed:

filezilla-common libwxbase2.8-0 libwxgtk2.8-0

Recommended packages:


The following NEW packages will be installed:

filezilla filezilla-common libwxbase2.8-0 libwxgtk2.8-0

0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.

Need to get 5135kB of archives.

After unpacking 15.0MB of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe libwxbase2.8-0 [636kB]

Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe libwxgtk2.8-0 [3502kB]

Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe filezilla-common 3.0.0-0ubuntu1 [150kB]

Get:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe filezilla 3.0.0-0ubuntu1 [847kB]

Fetched 5135kB in 2m27s (34.8kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package libwxbase2.8-0.

(Reading database … 106784 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking libwxbase2.8-0 (from …/libwxbase2.8-0_2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3_i386.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package libwxgtk2.8-0.

Unpacking libwxgtk2.8-0 (from …/libwxgtk2.8-0_2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3_i386.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package filezilla-common.

Unpacking filezilla-common (from …/filezilla-common_3.0.0-0ubuntu1_all.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package filezilla.

Unpacking filezilla (from …/filezilla_3.0.0-0ubuntu1_i386.deb) …

Setting up libwxbase2.8-0 ( …

Setting up libwxgtk2.8-0 ( …

Setting up filezilla-common (3.0.0-0ubuntu1) …

Setting up filezilla (3.0.0-0ubuntu1) …

Processing triggers for libc6 …

ldconfig deferred processing now taking place


How to run?

Open Application > Internet > Filezilla.

To use this tool, I assume that you have basic knowledge with ftp client program.

As you can see from the my screen below, there few sections.

  • On the top is the command line and response from the destination server.

  • Left top is your local directories and Right Top is remote site directories.

  • Left lower section is your local files and Right lower section is remote site files.

  • The bottom section is file transfer status.

  • You can drag from local to remote site or from remote site to your local directories.


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