Install DownVerter on Ubuntu 13.04 and Fix Open Error

July 17, 2013

DownVerter is a popular Youtube downloader which also has the ability to convert videos to MP3, M4A, MPEG, 3GP, OGG and other formats. It’s free!

Objectives:

  • Install DownVerter Youtube downloader and fix can not open error.
  • Enjoy!

To get started, download DEB package from the official site. You may check 32-bit or 64-bit via ‘Details’ utility.

DownVerter for Linux

Then press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal.

Open Terminal to run commands

Run below command to install the package:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/downverter*.deb

That’s it. The installed executable script is /opt/downverter/Downverter. But Ubuntu keeps looking for /opt/downverter/downverter when you open Downverter from Unity Dash. To fix this problem, run below commands to rename it:

sudo mv /opt/downverter/Downverter /opt/downverter/downverter

Then give executable permission:

sudo chmod +x /opt/downverter/downverter

Enjoy!

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