How To Install And Use xVideoServiceThief In Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04

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xVideoServiceThief is a great software for downloading videos from YouTube and other video streaming sites. Here’s how to install and use xVideoServiceThief in Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04 (Refer here for installation and use of xVideoServiceThief in older versions of Linux Mint / Ubuntu):

1. Issue the following command at the terminal –

sudo apt-get install libqt4-webkit libqtmultimediakit1 libqt4-xmlpatterns libqt4-core

installing libqt4-webkit, libqtmultimediakit1, libqt4-xmlpatterns, libqt4-core in Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04

2. After installation of libqt4-webkit, libqtmultimediakit1, libqt4-xmlpatterns and libqt4-core is complete, issue the following command at the terminal –

wget http://space.dl.sourceforge.net/project/xviservicethief/GNU_Linux%20Binaries/2.4.1%20bin/xVST_2_4_1-linux-dynamic.tar.gz

Downloading xVST_2_4_1-linux-dynamic.tar.gz in Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04

3. After the ‘xVST_2_4_1-linux-dynamic.tar.gz’ has been downloaded, issue the following command at terminal –

tar -zxvf xVST_2_4_1-linux-dynamic.tar.gz

Extracting files from xVST_2_4_1-linux-dynamic.tar.gz in Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04

4. After the files have been extracted, issue the following command at the terminal –

cd xVST/

cd xVST/

5. Now, issue the following command at the terminal –

cd xvst/

cd xvst/

6. Now, issue the following command to run the xVideoServiceThief program –

./xvst

./xvst

xVideoServiceThief running in Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04

7. If you don’t want to run the program from command line every time, you can create a launcher (Desktop Shortcut) for it –

Right-click the desktop and select ‘Create Launcher…’

Creating a launcher in Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04

Choose an icon, name and give the path of the ‘xvst’ executable in the ‘Command:’ field. Click ‘OK’ when done.

Creating a launcher in Linux Mint 11 / Ubuntu 11.04

You can  launch xVideoServiceThief by double-clicking the launcher created on the desktop.

xVideoServiceThief launcher

 

  1. Say what says:

    That seems a bit much.

    Why don’t you simply emply GetDeb?