OT Question on audio downloads from youtube

Budge ajebay at errichel.co.uk
Mon Sep 28 07:59:56 EDT 2020

On 27/09/2020 15:02, Shevek wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Sep 2020 at 13:28, Budge <ajebay at errichel.co.uk> wrote:
>> ... and this worked OK until YouTube stopped me.  I must have exceeded some limit but it was good while it lasted!
> try running youtube-dl with the --rm-cache-dir option then trying your
> download again
> alternatively, is this the issue?
> https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl#http-error-429-too-many-requests-or-402-payment-required
> As an aside, for YouTube videos you don't have to use the whole URL
> (e.g. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxxxxxxx) for the video, only the
> xxxxxxxx

Hi Shavek,
Many thanks for the info.  I shall try your suggestion when I am back on my laptop and report back.  Meanwhile I am using my workstation and had no trouble.  Different machine but same IP address for my wan access.  Cache seems to be a credible cause.
Not heard from you for years it seems so many thanks again.

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