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Requested formats are incompatible for merge

If however you are really keen to get the best quality video and the best quality video audio but only in an mp4 container (thus bypassing the mkv warning and subsequent Matrosk container output from youtube-dl) you can use something like the following:

youtube-dl -f 'bestvideo[ext=mp4]+bestaudio[ext=m4a]' URL

Source: https://askubuntu.com/questions/806258/requested-formats-are-incompatible-for-merge

Do not stop downloading when one of the files fails

  • Add -i to the command line parameters to continue downloading after a failing file