If you want to browse and watch YouTube without scarifying your privacy then you are on right page to find out an amazing piece of software.
SMTube is a wonderful piece of software that helps you to browse YouTube videos without visiting the website. It helps you to keep your privacy and fetch the required videos for you within SMTube player.
Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install SMTube on Ubuntu 22.04 linux system.
To install the player, you will need to fetch the PPA repository first because the required packages are not available in standard Ubuntu repositories.
To add the PPA. run the below command:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer
Then update the system packages:
$ sudo apt update
Now, install SMTube Player with the below command:
$ sudo apt install smtube
After installation, you can confirm its existence in the system with the below command:
$ smtube --version
Next, you can try to search using the software name and it will show up in the dashboard.
You can run the below command to uninstall the SMTube player from the system:
$ sudo apt remove smtube
To complete the process, confirm by inputting "Y" on the terminal and all the packages will be removed.
This article covers the installation and removal of the SMTube player. In fact, SMTube is a stand-alone graphical application which allows one to search and download Youtube videos.