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When I have watched a video online (usualy with YouTube video's), be it with Firefox or Chrome and press the button to exit full-screen mode, my laptop screen turns grey and there seems to be nothing I can do about it but enter TTY2 with ctrlaltf2, login and type sudo restart lightdm and log back in, resulting in loss of work.

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I own an ASUS N76VM laptop and it's running Ubuntu 12.04.

Offcourse I don't want this to happen and I'd rather make it so that it doesn't happen; instead of a sollution for after it has happend, but any sollution rather then restarting LightDM would make me happy.

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Did you enable Legacy Fullscreen in Compiz Workarounds? –  Danatela Apr 9 at 7:12
    
I downloaded compizconfig, went to workarounds and enabled Legacy Fullscreen. Now we wait... –  Nkciy84 Apr 9 at 8:55
    
@Danatela Nope.. I just watched a video on youtube through Chrome on Ubuntu. Again, after clicking 'exit full screen' the same error occurred again. –  Nkciy84 Apr 15 at 6:01

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Your FlashPlugin may crashed, install adobe flash plugin from ubuntu software center,

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if it not installed your system install it.

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That is already installed –  Nkciy84 Apr 9 at 8:51

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