Linux for blind general discussion
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Mon Apr 15 20:43:48 UTC 2019
I'll let Jude answer for youtube-viewer that I do not use.
However mps-youtube allows that. As an side it has less deps
that youtube-viewer so I packaged it for Slint <smile>
Below the output of "help search":
Searching and Retrieving
set search_music false - search all YouTube categories.
set search_music true - search only YouTube music category.
/<query> or .<query> to search for videos. e.g., /daft punk
-d, --duration Can be any/short/medium/long
-a, --after Date in YYYY-MM-DD or YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM format
-l, --live Limit search to livestreams
-c, --category Search within a category, (number or string)
travel, film, blogging, sports, news, music, gaming, autos
//<query> or ..<query> - search for YouTube playlists. e.g., //80's music
n and p - continue search to next/previous pages.
p <number> - switch to page <number>.
album <album title> - Search for matching tracks using album title
channels <Channel name> - Search for channels by channelname
live <category> - Search for livestreams from a range of categories.
Categories: travel, film, blogging, sports, news, music, gaming, autos
mkp <fullfilepath> - Creates a playlist automatically with video titles from fullfilepath
<fullfilepath>: Full path of text file with one title per line
mkp -d <search result number> - Create a playlist based on tracks
listed in that videos description. (Alternatively one can use --description)
user <username> - list YouTube uploads by <username>.
user <username>/<query> - as above, but matches <query>.
userpl <username> - list YouTube playlists created by <username>.
pl <url or id> - Open YouTube playlist by url or id.
url <url or id> - Retrieve specific YouTube video by url or id.
url <url> <url> ... <url> - Retrieve specific YouTube videos by url or id.
url_file <file_absolute_path> - Retrieve YouTube videos by url or id from a .txt file.
File format : .txt, with one url or id by line.
r <number> - show videos related to video <number>.
u <number> - show videos uploaded by uploader of video <number>.
c <number> - view comments for video <number>
On 15/04/2019 22:31, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> So....youtube-viewer is pretty neat, but is there any way to set search filters like upload date or...?
> On 15/04/2019 19:17, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> Sorry about the long lines, eventually I'll figure out what fmt recognizes
>> as a beginning of a paragraph and then format better.
>> Cut here.
>> For blinux-list at redhat.com and other linux screen reader users.
>> For this to be of any use, you need a google account and
>> you also need to have downloaded youtube-viewer. You need to have orca
>> working since this can't be done using command line interface, firefox
>> or similar will have to be run. I use mate so use mate-terminal and I
>> use ex for a text editor.
>> 1) bring up graphical environment and have orca talking,
>> 2) alt-f2 and type mate-terminal <enter>
>> 3) type youtube-viewer <enter>
>> 3.1) inside of youtube-viewer type :login <enter>
>> 3.2) type alt-e to get to edit in mate-terminal
>> 3.3) You'll be on select-all, so hit <enter>
>> 3.4) hit alt-e to get to edit in mate-terminal again
>> 3.5) you'll be on copy so hit <enter>
>> 3.6) hit alt-f in mate-terminal
>> 3.7) you'll be on open-mate-terminal so hit <enter>
>> 4) type ex surf <enter>
>> 4.1) type $a <enter> to put ex into append mode
>> 4.2) type alt-e in mate-terminal and down arrow to paste and hit enter
>> 4.3) if what you read inside of youtube-viewer appears again, you did it right so hit <enter>
>> 4.4) type a period on a line by itself to stop append mode and get a colon prompt back in ex
>> 4.5) type x followed by <enter> to close surf and save your work
>> 4.6) type grep google surf >surf.txt <enter> to grab that url
>> 4.7) ex surf.txt <enter>
>> 4.8) type .,.s/** Get authentication code: // <enter>
>> 4.9) the line should now just have the url on it and if so,
>> 5.0) type x <enter> to save your work.
>> 6) type alt-f2 then type firefox <enter>
>> 6.1) type alt-f to open firefox files menu and move down to open file which will be o and hit <enter>
>> 6.2) type $HOME/surf.txt <enter>
>> 6.3) type ctrl-a ctrl-c ctrl-l ctrl-v <enter>
>> 6.4) this should get you to a google page where you log in
>> 6.5) a button to allow youtube-viewer access to your account will be on that page
>> 6.6) click that button and a success code will appear
>> 6.7) tab on the page until you get to the copy button and hit <enter>
>> 6.8) hit control-c inside of firefox and copy the code
>> 6.9) hit alt-f and up arrow to quit on firefox menu and hit <enter>
>> 7) type alt-f for mate-terminal menu and move to close window and hit <enter>
>> 8) if your youtube-viewerscreen shows up again with you in the field where you enter the code
>> 9) type alt-e for mate-terminal menu and move down to paste and hit <enter>
>> 9.1) hit <enter> one more time and the code should have been sent
>> 9.2) if you get a prompt remember me y/n)? hit y then hit <enter>
>> 9.3) your youtube-viewer screen should return to what it was before you typed :login
>> 10) check your e-mail for a message from google telling you youtube-viewer was granted access to your google account
>> 10.1) if you got that message, you did it right.
>> 10.2) that login token will be on your machine until you run :logout in youtube-viewer
>> 10.3) you should now be able to comment on videos you find and listen to with youtube-viewer using youtube-viewer.
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