Upload videos to YouTube from context menu

In this tutorial we’ll look at uploading videos to YouTube from the Ubuntu context menu. This will make adding any video to YouTube a right-click away.

For this script you’ll need xclip, youtube-upload and Nautilus Actions.

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First we create a new Action titled “Upload to Youtube”




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Next we point our action to the script we want it to run. In this case its a shell script called “youtube-upload.sh”


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Finally we tell the Action to run in a terminal so we can enter some basic information about our video before uploading.


Here is the script we are using to call youtube-upload

See it in action!



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