RIAA wipes youtube-dl from the internet

Geoff Smith gasssmith at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 08:59:24 EDT 2020

On 24/10/2020, Shevek <shevek at shevek.co.uk> wrote:
>> But still available here -
>> https://yt-dl.org/download.html
> Ah, I didn't know it had it's own site, I originally found it via GitHub
> I wonder if there is a pending DMCA with the hosting provider?
> The -U switch is currently returning 'ERROR: can't find the current version.
> Please try again later.' so perhaps that works off GitHub?
This works for me :

cd /usr/local/bin/
sudo mv youtube-dl youtube-dl.$(date +%Y%m%d)
sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -O
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

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