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"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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Change Ubuntu screen size with virtualbox

I'm using VM VirtualBox 4.3.18 to run Ubuntu. It works fine, just that a few days ago I started seeing the screen of Ubuntu smaller (previous to that it was on full screen, and I can't recall changing ...
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How to black out screen when watching video/playing game on other screen?

I have a 2 display setup. When I have something full screen on one screen (such as a game or a movie), I often want to black out the other screen so that it's not a distraction. Is there any easy way ...
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Not able to run Ubuntu on Full screen

I am not able to run Ubuntu on VM Virual Box. I've installed guest edition as well. Screen size is 1366*768 but on full screen I am getting only resolution 800*600. Please suggest how can I use full ...
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Wine won't let apps go fullscreen

When I try to play Diablo 1 on WINE it only plays the game in this window and there is no option to maximize or anything it is really obnoxious. I am using virtual desktop with a 1200x720 ...
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Youtube Full Screen Problem

there is something wrong with my Youtube so my flash player, when i make it fullscreen, the margins of the player (pause, volume etc.) doesn't dissappear and it's a bit annoying, any solutions?? ...
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VMWare: full screen mode on surface pro doesn't work

I installed VMWare on my Surface Pro (first generation). I have a virtual machine running Lubuntu (but I have the same problem with Ubuntu) that won't display bigger when I set the virtual machine in ...
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Adobe reader doesn't scale correctly

When I open a pdf file with Adobe Reader 9.5.5 and I drag it to the top to make it go fullscreen the pdf doesn't scale correctly. As you can see below, the pdf remains the same size, and only the ...
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Unity doesn't hide in VirtualBox Fullscreen Mode

I am running Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works perfectly except the fullscreen mode. Windows expands to the fullscreen resolution, but Unity's Launcher and top panel always ...
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Videos freeze in fullscreen mode in Chrome and Firefox

When I maximize a flash OR HTML5 video, e.g. on youtube, the picture freezes but the video continues to play. I can still hear the sound and even see the mouse cursor switching from normal cursor to ...
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Fullscreen apps switching desktops like mac

I am running ubuntu 14.04 with the gnome desktop manager. Is it possible to fullscreen a VMWare Workatation VM on one desktop, and switch between desktops like mac OSX can? I really like that ...
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Diablo 3 and Starcraft 2 fullscreen with system bar ( ubuntu 14.04 )

I'm running diablo 3 and starcraft 2 , and when my game starts, the system bar is showing up on the fullscreen but before the game open in the desktop of the wine the bar does not appear. I want to ...
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How to let Virtualbox guest capture the full screen (including system bar area)?

I am using a Windows 7 (64 bit) guest with an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) host. I just recently upgraded to Virtualbox 4.3.16 r95972, although this problem appeared before upgrade--at the very least in the ...
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Full screen mode under kde with any window

I found my new favorite shortcut (under kubuntu 14.04) Ctrl+Shift+f which brings applications like okular or kate to full screen. Unfortunately it does not work with konsole, chrome, etc. which brings ...
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Image viewer, full screen: cover instead of contain

I have a 16:9 screen on my laptop and I shot 4:3 pictures. Whenever I look at one of these 4:3 pictures in full screen with the GNOME Image Viewer, the image is contained vertically and centered ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Fullscreen Problem

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my system! The problem is that whenever I put a Flash Player type video full-screen on my second screen, and click away from it on my first screen, it ...
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How can I automatically full-screen a program in Lubuntu?

Usually, the first thing I do after I have started darktable is press F11 to have it in real full-screen mode. I wonder whether I can have this automatically somehow.
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Compize fixed workspace sometimes not work with commandline program start

first thing I always do on fresh Ubuntu, is enable workspace, download compiz, make workspace wall 4x4 and pin specific programs to specific workspaces. It's great, but not alweys look the way I want. ...
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Run virtualbox in other X session

I'm running ubuntu on my laptop (host). Inside ubuntu, there is running one instance of virtualbox. (where is installed MS Windows). My idea is to run virtualbox in separate X session (something like ...
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Lock a full screen video on my second screen

I don't manage to lock a full screen video on my second screen on Ubuntu 12. When I click to the full screen button, the video goes on my laptop screen, even if I start it from my second screen. ...
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Fullscreen and Repeat Video with Totem Player

I want to open a video from command line and I want the video to be opened as fullscreen and be repeated forever. I searched for fullscreen, and found the --fullscreen switch in Totem. However, ...
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obapps can't “find” window

I push to Find and see: <class 'Xlib.protocol.request.QueryExtension'> (python:24700): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_widget_get_direction: assertion 'GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed <class ...
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Unable to have full screen Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.2.16 on VirtualBox. It has installed correctly, but I was having a problem related to window size. It is not possible for me to switch ubuntu in full screen mode. I ...
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VLC: Unattended video playback of sporadic UDP video source?

I want to make a kiosk-type setup that simply plays back video from a remote UDP source. The command line below does the trick and shows the video OK when there's an incoming signal to begin with. I ...
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Fullscreen games makes mouse go haywire

I don't really know how to describe this one, but it's been happening on two Ubuntu computers of mine. In some games, when I make them fullscreen, any mouse input makes it go absolutely insane and ...
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Shutdown Ubuntu from a wine application

I have been developing an application that users will use in a full screen mode avoiding them from having access to the desktop. Is there any possible way to send a shutdown command from a wine ...
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Nvidia borderless gaming in fullscreen

I'm currently using the Nvidia Driver Version 331.38 for my GeForce G 103M in Ubuntu. My screen resolution is 1600x900. The game I'm playing has a resolution with 800x600. I can set it higher, but I ...
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Flash Videos go fullscreen once (firefox), then after minimising it and trying to go fullscreen again it freezes (Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome Desktop)

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine, the problem is though that after I switched to Gnome Desktop, I couldn't switch to fullscreen mode on flash videos once I ...
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Allow fullscreen - where is this list stored?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, Mozilla Firefox 29.0 for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0. After installation I've watched some YouTube videos and clicked fullscreen, and the popup 'allow full screen?' appeared. By ...
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Unity Invisible when a fullscreen application is running

After a recent update I can no longer see the dash side bar if I also have an application running in fullscreen. I first noticed it when Playing Diablo 3, but I later checked it with a video running ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Videos refusing to go fullscreen and freeze on Firefox

In Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04, just upgraded from 13.10, I can't make any video full screen without issues. When I tried it usual do this: video freezes, and sometimes you can hear the audio, but not ...
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Fullscreen hotkey bind not taking

My problem is I can't get the following setting to "take": I read on ubuntu forums (and unfortunately I can't post more than 2 links in this post) that the bind may be overwritten by compiz settings ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 locks screen without dimming during fullscreen video playing?

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 yesterday, and it appears that something has changed concerning how screen dimming works during fullscreen video playback. This problem does not occur during video ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...