"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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How to stop menu bar appearing in full screen mode when switch desktops?

In Ubuntu 16.04, unity. I have multiple desktops enabled and several applications running in full screen mode(firefox and terminal). When I switch one to another - the menu bar appears for several ...
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Cannot exit full screen using programs

I've got a weird problem: whenever I use software that is full-screen Ubuntu gets stuck and I cannot exit those programs by any means. I already tried the shortcuts: Ctrl + Q to close it, Alt + Tab ...
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How do I launch zathura from bash/emacs maximized / fullscreen?

I use recently discovered zathura and I like it a lot. I use it now to check the documents from emacs/AUCTeX like: (setq TeX-view-program-list '(("zathura" "zathura --page=%(outpage) %o"))) Which ...
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How to use KeePass to handle PlaneShift's login?

I'd like to start playing PlaneShift. I have created my account from their website, and as usual I used KeePass to generate a strong unique password for my account. When I launch the game it plays in ...
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16.04 Unity Launcher on top of Fullscreen windows when workspaces enabled

I've noticed a problem: When I enable workspaces in Ubuntu, the auto-hide mechanism seems to bug when I open a fullscreen window. For example, when I watch a youtube video, the launcher blinks out an ...
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Launcher missing when switched to Desktop from a full screen video [closed]

When I switch to Desktop using Alt + tab while watching a full-screen video (Any player / Youtube) My Launcher and the top panel vanishes. Even Right-click won't work. Example : My Desktop Before : ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Watching videos in fullscreen (browser/vlc) freezes the whole system

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and this is my first experience with Linux. I've tried watching videos on Mozilla and Chrome, and also playing in VLC, the problem persists. I go full-screen, it ...
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Ubuntu Unity Question

I'm a long time user of Ubuntu, but since Unity is now the default display manager for Ubuntu, I've moved to KUbuntu, as I cannot stand Unity. However, I'm setting up a system for a friend who likes ...
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Launch python script fullscreen on startup (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a python program that I would like to automatically run after logging in. This shouldn't be much of a problem, however, I would like the terminal to be in fullscreen mode while running the ...
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Full screen does not work properly

When using full screen the launcher and top panel is always on top. It doesn't matter if its a game, a video or something else that I want to use the full screen feature in. I have a dual screen ...
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Full Screen: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Windows 10 Hyper-V

I got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running as a VM on my Alienware laptop running Windows 10. Everything looks good so far except for the fact that when I put the VM connection window into "full screen" view, the ...
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Ubuntu does not run fullscreen in VirtualBox

As a host OS I am running Windows 7 Enterprise. I've installed VM (VirtualBox) and I have there installed Guest OS Ubuntu 14.01 LTS. I've install GuestAdditions. After that the guest OS ran nicely ...
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How can I make a program go fullscreen and use the whole gpu

I have an android virtual machine (using Genymotion which works on top of virtual box). I get frame drops because I have lots of programs open. I press F11 to go fullscreen but it's no difference. I ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Won't Go Full Screen Under VM

I've read other similar posts and nothing suggested has worked for me. Ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Workstation 12, whenever I entered full screen mode on VM, Ubuntu desktop went full ...
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ubuntu 16.04 mplayer fullscreen issue

MPlayer refuses to go fullscreen when I start it with -noborder option. Without this option it works fine. I tried following command but it does not work. mplayer -vo vpdau -zoom -fs -noborder video....
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Bottom Unity launcher stops full screen video controls from working

As much as I think having the launcher at the bottom is better, it seems to have a problem. I can't control video such as youtube video when in full screen, because the launcher buttons seem to cover ...
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How can I install Sonos on Ubuntu

How can I install the Sonos controller on ubuntu and access the music library ?
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Ubuntu freezes when it gets locked while playing video on fullscreen

I have it set on if it's inactive for 5 minutes, it'll get locked. I don't really mind this, it's what I used to do in Windows, too. What I do mind is, whenever it gets locked when videos are in ...
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GTA:SA doesn't go fullscreen properly in wine

I have Wine Staging 1.9.7. When I run GTA:SA through wine, the screen resolution changes but the game doesn't go fullscreen: I've also tried a game called "Cubic Castles" through wine but it goes ...
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Fullscreen games cause multiple monitors to be mirrored

Whenever I make any games fullscreen, despite "mirror displays" being very explicitly UNchecked in System Settings, both of my 1600x1200 monitors become mirrored. Which is really annoying. Is there a ...
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Screen freezes when toggling fullscreen to window mode

I have been experiencing screen freeze all the time I toggle my fullscreen on then off. My friend experienced it also when he toggle off the fullscreen on youtube then. It's not just on browsers, it's ...
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Switch to host desktop from citrix session

How can I leave the fullscreen mode of a citrix session and return to the host desktop (Ubuntu)? I am using the Citrix Receiver for Linux package.
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Ubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox fullscreen suddenly stopped working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. The fullscreen was working fine, until my host system (Windows 7) restarted (for an update I think, not sure since I wasn't in front of the system at that time)...
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Black screen around Virtualbox VM in fullscreen mode (Guest additions installed)

I installed Windows 10 on a virtual machine, and everything is working fine. But when I go into fullscreen mode, the size doesn't change, and I get a black screen around the display. Some people ...
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No Display in Fullscreen VirtualBox Guests — AwesomeWM Host

I'm using AwesomeWM v3.5.6 on my Host, a Xubuntu 15.10. I have VirtualBox guest additions installed on all my guest VMs, a Windows 7, another Xubuntu 15.10 and a Kali 2.0. When I try to switch my ...
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Totem slow when scaling 1080 video to 1440

I have an ultrawide 3440x1440 screen. When playing 1080 videos fullscreen, scaling to 1440, Totem gets slow and flickers. This does not happen with either Gnome MPlayer or VLC (they play the videos ...
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Sleep after video with Caffeine

If the computer idles at the end of a YouTube video in Windows it would go to sleep after a set amount of time (with autoplay disabled). With caffeine the computer will stay awake indefinitely after ...
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Load full screen image on boot and then close it

Is there any way (maybe with ImageMagik or something) to load a full screen image from a shell script and then close it? I have a media PC that loads kodi, mythTV and a few other things. I was hoping ...
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Vokoscreen problem

I can play games in fullscreen but once am done recording and playing. Vokoscreen shows something else. Although everything's fullscreen, recorded content shows in a small box. I tried almost ...
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Ubuntu freezes when exiting YouTube full screen

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit) with Intel HD 5500 graphics. The computer will freeze when I exit a YouTube video from full screen. You can start to see the ...
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Emacs fullscreen on LTS 14.04

It seems the F11 is not bound for fullscreen. I am using Emacs24 on Ubuntu 14.04, when I hit F11 i get the message: /bin/bash: wmctrl: command not found. How can I bind the F11 key for fullscreening?
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Nautilus stuck in fullscreen

Today my nautilus started beeing stuck in fullscreen. Upon opening nautilus you will get the a full screen nautilus. F11 does not do anything and in the nautilus options is nothing to disable ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Konsole won't Exit FullScreen mode

I use Konsole on regular flavour of Ubuntu 15.10, with Gnome Flashback with Metacity session. Since today, whenever I fire up Konsole, it starts in FullSCreen mode, and it won't exit the mode even ...
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Launch firefox in fullscreen mode on startup [duplicate]

I've created the "firefox.desktop" file at ~/.config/autostart to launch the firefox like other startup applications. I'd like it to be launched in full screen (for now, I have to press F11 manually ...
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How to execute a command after a certain period of inactivity, triggered by keyboard & mouse activity and full screen window?

My machine suspends after 5 minutes of inactivity, however I want to execute a command as well after 4 minutes and 30 seconds of inactivity. Is there a way to run a command after 4 minutes and 30 ...
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15.10 Not responding after changing volume while app or youtube is on fullscreen. Thinkpad x220. What to do?

When changing volume on fullscreen app like youtube or any game. System stops responding for anything except for power off or ctrl alt + f1. But when I go back to gui screen via ctr + alt + f7 it is ...
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SimpleScreen Rec order not capturing Minecraft in fullscreen

Whenever I try to record Minecraft in fullscreen mode, with SimpleScreen Recorder, it simply doesnt work! I am in Minecraft fullscreen, have my keybind for SimpleScreen Recorder set to R, and when I ...
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Video very buggy over HDMI for the first 20 seconds when running Plex Home Theater in Lubuntu 15.04

I'm running Lubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo Q190. The graphics is listed as: "Intel® HD Graphics (integrated)". I am not using a proprietary driver (just the default xserver-xorg-video-intel package.) I ...
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Glitches in smplayer playing fullscreen

So, I've seen it for quite some time now and it's bothering me a little. When I play a video fullscreen in smplayer, I get graphical glitches in a horizontal line about a quarter of the screen from ...
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Why is not plugin-container focused after leaving fullscreen and then going back

I have been using script which inspected focused window and if it was in fullscreen state the script disabled screensaver. But lately the script stopped working correctly while watching flash videos ...
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Is it possible to start gnome-terminal always in fullscreen mode without menubar?

Currently I like to start a terminal without mouse moves by Alt-F2 type in gnome-term press TAB to get gnome-terminal auto-completion Enter to start a terminal However, this approach always ...
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Make any app run full-screen

Is there any systemwide command to make any app run full screen? It seems some apps have this feature, and some don't. Is there any way to force any app to go full screen?
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Game isn't running full screen Wine

I installed Ubuntu and Need For Speed Most Wanted using PlayOnLinux Wine version 1.6.2 I chose my screen resolution (1280x1024) in game and winecfg but when i'm playing window is leaving a gap on ...
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ubuntu 14.04 emacs: how to revoke the fullscreen default?

When I start emacs, it is always fullscreen. I can't find the configuration to have emacs start not in fullscreen (maximized). I'm not the only one with this problem: http://ubuntuforums.org/...
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What do I do when Minecraft in fullscreen loses focus?

When playing Minecraft in fullscreen, if another application takes focus, or a desktop notification appears, Minecraft "minimizes" but still has control of my mouse. My keyboard works fine, ...
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Screen tearing fglrx

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 with latest AMD driver from amd.com (I have installed it manually). My graphics is integrated and my CPU is AMD Kaveri AMD a10-7850k. I have screen tearing in top of ...
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Minecraft fullscreen is invisible

I have a system running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I have played Minecraft on Windows for a few years, and decided to install it to Ubuntu so I wouldn't have to reboot to play it. On Ubuntu, however, ...
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Fullscreen in Virtualbox [duplicate]

I know that I need the guest addons to go fullscreen, as I have read this, but can someone please give an extremely detailed step by step on how to do this? I'm lost. Please help!
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Problem with fullscreen minecraft reftesh rate

i have connected a new 75ghz monitor and my computer runnuing ubuntu 15.04. I have amd apu and in AMD control center i have selected 75ghz and it working perfectly, but while i launching minecraft and ...
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rdesktop I can't leave full screen

I use Lubuntu 15.04 and rdesktop 1.8.3 I set it so that the pc automatically starts running rdesktop upon start. But I can only run rdesktop in full screen mode and I can not leave full screen. I ...