How to download video from video sites easily on Ubuntu 17.04.

Posted: October 13, 2017. At: 9:16 AM. This was 2 months ago. Post ID: 11321
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Downloading videos from online websites is very easy. The xVideoServiceThief program is an easy way to download online videos.

Get the program here.

http://xviservicethief.sourceforge.net/.

Download this file: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/xviservicethief/xVST_2_5_1_x64-linux-dynamic.tar.gz.

Then install these packages.

sudo apt install qtdeclarative5-dev libqt5webkit5

Then unpack the xVST_2_5_1_x64-linux-dynamic.tar.gz file and run the install.sh as a normal user to install to your home directory.

After that, move to the new directory: cd $HOME/xVideoServiceThief/.

And run the new application.

./xvst
xVideoServiceThief window open.
xVideoServiceThief window open.

Now click add video and paste a video URL into the field. Then click OK. Then it will be automatically downloaded and converted to DivX or Mpeg formats.

xVideoServiceThief ready to download a Youtube video.
xVideoServiceThief ready to download a Youtube video.

This is how easy it is to download a Youtube video on Linux with xVideoServiceThief. This is a very powerful tool for saving online videos.

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