youtube-dl Troubleshooting: ERROR: This video is unavailable

When you want to download some video from youtube with favorite tool youtube-dl, but this error shows up. That means the youtube-dl version that you’re using needs to be updated.

This is how to install the latest version of youtube-dl :

sudo curl -L -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl 

Or if you installed with pip, you just upgrade it

sudo pip install --upgrade youtube_dl
youtube-dl --version

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