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YouTube to mp3 Linux (Ubuntu, Mint, Debian)

This guide will show you how to easily convert YouTube Videos to MP3 on Ubuntu or Debian.

youtube-dl  is a Linux command-line tool for downloading/converting videos. The tool supports YouTube and many other websites such as BBC.
For Ubuntu systems (or systems that are based on it such as Linux Mint)sudo apt-get install youtube-dlFor Debiansudo wget -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/youtube-dlAlso, make sure ffmpeg is installed
sudo apt-get install ffmpegBefore you do anything, update to the latest version of youtube-dlsudo youtube-dl -UOnce it is installed use the following command to convert YouTube videos to mp3youtube-dl --extract-audio  --audio-format mp3  <youtube-link> If you want  an overview of all the different optionsyoutube-dl --help Supported sites as of March, archiv…