"Full screen view" enables a computer user to see the contents of a file, video or web content without tool bars, menu bars and the status bar. In most videos on the web, there is a button to select "full-screen" and when this mode is selected the video plays over the monitor fully with no tool bars ...

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Can Conky be on top of a fullscreen window?

I run Ubuntu 13.10 with cinnamon as the window manager. I like to play my games in fullscreen when I can, but I also would like to see the system cpu/mem usage as well. I don't want to use a GL-Ingect ...
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double screen 1 fullscreen

I hook up my Laptop running ubuntu 13.10 to my TV using a HDMI cable the thing is that I would like to work as I watch a Movie, but when I click on the screen on the laptop, I stop getting a ...
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Why aren't maximized windows maximized anymore?

Some of my full screen applications aren't full-screen any more. In the picture below, Unity is only taking up a fraction of the screen when it should take up the whole screen. Also, Firefox and ...
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Launch Steam games without a X Desktop running

I'm using the first, accepted answer to this question to have Steam as an Environment on Login. Steam itself works fine, but when I attempt to start a game, the screen turns black and I have to ...
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Stuck on render ring in fullscreen when having used `xrendr -o right`

At work I am supposed to get a Java application running in fullscreen on a big-screen tv. This TV is connected to a Intel Nuc device, which is running Lubuntu 13.10. This TV is hanging on the wall ...
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How do I fix a white-screen glitch when exiting fullscreen mode in a video player?

I've had Ubuntu 12.04 for a couple of weeks now, love it, but I've come across one particularly problem that seems to keep happening. When watching a video, full-screen mode is ideal for me. Often ...
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Adobe Flash player slow in Linux fullscreen [closed]

I am running Linux Mint 14 on a laptop with NVidia Optimus graphics card. The browser and Flash payer is running on the integrated graphics card. Flash player framerate sometime drops while in ...
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Show unity switcher (alt+tab) when in full screen

When I use alt+tab when in full screen mode in an application window I am not able to see the apps I am switching too. Anyway to bring the switcher display to the top?
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Bad screen resolution on full screen apps/games ubuntu 13.10

my problem started after I upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04. Any time I try to play 7 kingdoms or use WINE in full screen it gets set to an out of range screen size. How would I go about setting the ...
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dual monitor full screen problems

I have a dual monitor setup and with a lot of programs when I hit "alt+enter" to full screen them I get half on one monitor and half on the other. Or, I'll get half on my main monitor and ...
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making game fullscreen with PlayOnLinux

I'm fairly new to PlayOnLinux and am attempting to play Mass Effect (via Steam) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a display of 1920 x 1080. In order to get the game running without screwing up the display, I ...
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Mouse moves itself on FPS full screen games

My mouse jump to a specific point on the screen every time I move it. It happens me only on a full screen FPS game (sauerbraten). Tried to reinstall the game but it still jumping. Have Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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VLC Browser plugin: fullscreen mod on second device?

I am using the VLC browser plugin to play YouTube videos. I am using a two-screen-setup on my PC and I want to watch videos on my second screen while working on the first one. Whenever I activate the ...
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67 views

How can I stop Document Viewer from always opening full-screen?

Every time I open a PDF, Document Viewer takes up the whole screen and then I press F11, Ctrl+Super+Up to maximize it instead. This is tedious. How can I stop it from automatically entering ...
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Unity launcher shown over Dota 2 in Fullscreen

Every time I launch dota 2 on my pc running 13.10 it looks like this: The side and top bars don't go away even though the game is in full-screen. I only have this problem with dota 2 all other games ...
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How can I fix my full screen glitch?

When I put a video in full screen and exit out the task bar and the top bar disappear. Also if I switch tabs on my browser where I have a video playing then when I switch back it just becomes black ...
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108 views

How do I set up my laptop for Steam gaming

I have a Dell laptop that's a few years old, and am connected to a second monitor. I'd like to be able to play various Steam-Linux games on that laptop, but for a lot of the games I try to start ...
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159 views

Hide Lubuntu window top-border fullscreen chrome

I'm running Lubuntu 13.10 (almost) straight out the box. I'm currently working on a chromium-kisok based app (running in fullscreen). When chromium is running in fullscreen mode a 1px (estimated) ...
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172 views

Adobe Flash Player fullscreen bug

For a few days I've been experiencing a really strange behaviour when watching YouTube videos in fullscreen. It looks like this: As you can see, the video stays the same size as it had in embedded ...
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Applications that open in fullscreen don't exit correctly?

So I'm using Kubuntu on my laptop. Awhile back, I made Compiz work with it via some tutorial online. But since then, whenever I open an application that starts in fullscreen mode, I have to resize the ...
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Black screen when fullscreening Twitch

When I am watching a stream on twitch and activate fullscreen, the stream works properly in fullscreen. The issue occurs when I close fullscreen and try to open it again. The stream doesn't fullscreen ...
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251 views

How can I get netflix-desktop to remember window settings (or at least not start in full screen)

This is a fairly petty thing. I have installed netflix-desktop and it runs well. I would just like it to remember the window settings from my last session or, failing that, not start in full screen. I ...
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211 views

Full screen in virtualbox

I have a Macbok Pro 13" and I'm using virtualbox to run ubuntu 12.04. My problem is I can't resize ubuntu for occupy the 13" of my screen when I use full-screen mode. Ubuntu only allows me to use two ...
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Problem playing some youtube videos [closed]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on some friend machine. He's migrating from Windows XP, and i'm his guide. Right now he's having a problem with some youtube videos. ...
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Kubuntu VM FullScreen on Win7 host

Cannot take advantage of my 1280x1024 display to have seamless or fullscreen of kubuntu VM. tried to install guest additions and reboot but still 1024x768.
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Google Chrome will not exit fullscreen mode

I am running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10, have latest stable google-chrome version 30.0.1599.114-1. Whenever I enter fullscreen mode by pressing F11, it would not allow me to exit this mode by pressing F11. ...
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Force to start XBMC in fullscreen mode?

I really tried: xbmc -fs And using the script way: xbmc sleep 10 wmctrl -x -r XBMC Media Center.XBMC Media Center -b toggle,fullscreen From this script. And yes, I know the key "|\" exists to ...
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Only 1080p youtube videos work properly

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64bit installed/full updated and have noticed that I can only play 1080p youtube videos properly on full screen. All other resolutions, 480, 720, 1440 etc do not go into full ...
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How do I force fullscreen flash playing on a multi-monitor setup using libpepflashplayer.so?

I have 2 monitors, and I am using google chrome. When I watch a video in full screen on one monitor and then click on the other monitor it minimizes youtube to the embedded playback. I will not be ...
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How to launch google-chrome/chromium application shortcut in fullscreen/kiosk mode

I'm trying to boot a chrome application shortcut in full screen (kiosk mode). Launching as an application shortcut is straightforward by appending the command --app=http://website.com. But the ...
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191 views

How to play Race The Sun in full screen 12.04 Unity

I have been playing "RaceTheSun" on Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity-3D(desktop) with Compiz. However, It seems It does not have an option to go full screen, neither in the game options or on the window ...
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345 views

How do I actually disable F11-fullscreen on Lubuntu 13.04?

I have already deleted the entry for F11-fullscreen from ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml even after a reboot, the F11 fullscreen functionality remains, and I can't use F11 in other applications as ...
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How to hide top panel in ubuntu desktop [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 13.04, I want to run my appication in full screen mode, so I want to hide top panel(indicator) through terminal command. Is there any possibility to do that?
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Fullscreen graphics problem.

Whenever I make a YouTube video, Minecraft, The Sims 3 (in wine), or I assume any other application into full-screen the desktop environment starts to flicker and go crazy. occasionally when I try to ...
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289 views

Multi Monitor: Why does a “Dragged For Fullscreen” window open on another monitor?

I'm a first time Ubuntu user, and I'd thought I'd give it a try. I have 3 monitors, I have them all configured to my liking and everything so I started playing around and I tried dragging my google ...
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Fn keys do not work while playing games in full screen

When I play a game such as OpenArena, AssaultCube or OpenTTD, I cannot use Fn keys such as to decrease/increase volume. The only possibility to use is playing in window mode. How can I enable those ...
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358 views

How to get back top panel after it disappears while using Firefox?

My web pages are being displayed without the Mozilla Firefox borders, and I cant view the applications, places and system bar on the top. I accidentally pressed some button and I cant get the default ...
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Maximize Windows to Full Screen in Gnome Classic

Hi I would like to know if it is possible to maximize the windows to enter a full screen mode (covering the panels in gnome classic). I would like to simulate the "enter full screen" option available ...
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no application switcher in fullscreen?

Hi is it a bug or was it actually designed so ? when an application is in fullscreen and i hit 'alt-tab' the applications that would normaly show are hidden. any idea on how to fix this ? if possible ...
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How do I record fullscreen programs using recordmydesktop?

I am trying to record a game in fullscreen using recordmydesktop but once the video finishes being processed, the resulting video shows my desktop instead of whatever I was recording. I have enabled ...
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Youtube framerate low in full screen

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday, and i'm having problems watching video's on YouTube. Once I get to full screen the frame rate drops to 16fps. My PC runs the latest games on very high, so ...
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Can I launch game from steam at fullscreen on external monitor on laptop?

I have recently installed steam and Dota 2 on my Ubuntu box. I would like to use my external monitor to get the "full experience". The problem is that when I use the fullscreen option I get the game ...
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16.9 1366x768 laptop screen want to stretch 800x600 to fullscreen

16.9 1366 768 laptop screen want to stretch 800 600 to full screen any solutions ? searched all of internet and can't find a solution for simple thing. i am using nVidia card
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Using Synergy on Ubuntu, can't switch windows

I'm using Synergy on Ubuntu 13.04, and whenever I'm full-screen on a program (XBMC or the Firefox Netflix Wine fix, for example), I'm unable to escape the screen and go to my guests. This does not ...
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Forcing fullscreen apps to launch on specific monitor?

I've seen quite a few topics on fullscreen issues with dual monitors in Linux, but I can't seem to find one that accurately represents the issue that I am running into. Basically: I need to be able ...
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318 views

Cannot access Ubuntu 13.04 virtualbox guest in full screen mode after sleep

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 as a guest in Virtualbox 4.2.14, on a Windows 8 host. When the Ubuntu goes to sleep while in full screen mode, I cannot wake it up. The screen does not respond to input at ...
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Full screen windows (applications) moved last position

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome and I used some applications in full screen mode. When I tried to switch over the applications using the keys (Alt + Tab) full screen applications are moved last ...
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Change order of monitors without changing fullscreen“size”

I have a dual monitor setup. My primary monitor is a 22" with a max resolution of 1680x1050 and my secondary is a 19" with a max resolution of 1280x1024. The secondary is standing on the left side of ...
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Cant play games fullscreen

I have installed several games from steam, but when I open all of them they go fullscreen and the screen is black. I can here the sounds of the game but can see nothing. My gpu is a AMD Radeon 6858 ...
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backlight not found error AND full screen freezes

I use Ubuntu 13. My laptop is slow and unresponsive when I turn full screen on youtube. I can't make the laptop return to normal operation via usual methods, so I press the power button. It takes ...