How to install youtube-dl on a chromebook

  • Install Termux
  • Enable storage access termux-setup-storage
  • Install Python
    • pkg install python
  • (optional upgrade pip)
    • pip --install upgrade pip
  • Install youtube-dl
    • pip --install youtube-dl ffmpeg
  • Navigate to your downloads directory
    • cd storage/downloads
  • Download your youtube video (Make sure you are in downloads directory so you can write the file!)
    • youtube-dl https://youtu.be/kJQP7kiw5Fk
    • You can paste with ctrl+alt+v into termux
  • Upgrade everything after it has been a while or when you encounter problems
    • pip install --upgrade pip youtube-dl ffmpeg

Override WebPagetest.org dns settings

Super useful for testing a non-live site to see if the new server or settings is fast enough.

Source: https://www.webpagetest.org/forums/showthread.php?tid=14066&pid=27237#pid27237

Script:

setDns	mytestedhost.com	123.234.123.234
navigate	mytestedhost.com

Notes:

  • Use Tab stops not spaces
    • I copied the above code into VSCODE and changed it to tab stops to get it to work.
  • Paste into https://www.webpagetest.org/#script

Gutenberg Editor Test

Testing out the new gutenberg editor on WordPress it seems to be working well! It's cool that you can re-arrange content blocks.

The above video is something that My Wife and I put together with the Kids.