Downloading a YouTube video with yt-dlp on Linux

yt-dlp vs youtube-dl

It’s well known that videos are not nearly as easy to save from a website as things like images or text. Although web browsers do not feature a default way to save videos directly to our hard drive, open source projects like yt-dlp and youtube-dl fill this gap quite nicely.

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How to crash Linux

How to crash Linux

There are a number of dangerous commands that can be executed to crash a Linux system. You may find a nefarious user executing these commands on a system you manage, or someone may send you a seemingly harmless command, hoping that you will run it and crash your computer.

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How to install PipeWire on Ubuntu Linux

How to install PipeWire on Ubuntu Linux

The purpose of this tutorial is to install PipeWire on Ubuntu Linux. PipeWire is a sound server that can handle playback and capturing of audio and video streams. It is a worthy replacement to other multimedia frameworks such as PulseAudio, which is the default on Ubuntu, and others.

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