OT Question on audio downloads from youtube

budge ajebay at errichel.co.uk
Mon Sep 28 14:37:41 EDT 2020

Hi Shevek,

Well deleting the cache directory didn't work but just using the ID 
seems to be OK.

On another machine I had no problems with quite  large playlist.

Still getting the hang of it but OK for now.  Many thanks,


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

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