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List your Youtube subscription videos

Project Description


ytsub provides a command-line interface to do things with your Youtube subscriptions. You might find it most useful for filtering those
videos using grep, or setting up an auto-downloader using the excellent
youtube-dl. An example usage might look like this::

$ ytsub list | grep 'FTB\|Feed The Beast' | awk -F"\t" '{print $2}' | tee >(youtube-dl -a /dev/stdin >/dev/tty) | ytsub mark-watched

The above gets list of all unwatched subscription videos, filters out ones that don't include the string 'FTB' or 'Feed The Beast' in their titles, gets youtube-dl to start downloading them, and marks them as watched.


Installing is pretty easy on linux systems
1. Install pip (python package manager) if you don't have it::
$ sudo apt-get install python-pip
2. Download ytsub. To get the latest stable release, head to and click one of the download links for the latest tag.
3. Open archive, take out the archive in /dist -- should look like: ytsub-<version number>.tar.gz. Don't uncompress it.
4. Run pip install with the dist archive::
$ sudo pip install ytsub-<version number>.tar.gz --upgrade

That's it. It's runnable like any other command::
$ ytsub list -c 1 -t 0

Alternatively, you can use git:
1. sudo apt-get install python-pip git
2. git clone -b release
3. sudo pip install ytsub/dist/<press tab -- should be just the one dist archive in here> --upgrade
4. rm -rf ytsub

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