Re: The ubuntu is 100% safe promise
Also the laptop models that have acpi fan control 'issues', all that repeated overheating is definitely not safe or good for your cpu/hardware.
Acer 5532 for example.
Other than that, be safe and informed and imho Ubuntu will meet you halfway in most all cases.
clear && echo paste url and press enter; read paste; (youtube-dl $paste) | zenity --progress --title="☠" --text "Downloading, please wait" --auto-close --pulsate && ans=$(zenity --file-selection); gnome-terminal -x mplayer "$ans"