"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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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: ...
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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 ...
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How to auto-start a program in full screen mode? [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu 15.04 MATE. How to auto-start a program in full screen mode ?
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How to hide the whole Desktop with a permanent fullscreen image (above)?

I use Ubuntu to make a kinda hotSpot (wifi). I dont want anyone (thief or hacker) to be able to navigate into the system by pluggin-in keyboard-mouse-screen. (Unless me or my collaborators). At boot ...
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Way to disable top panel on second monitor? or at least hide it properly

when im running a video in fullscreen in vlc on my second monitor or any other video player the top panel bar appears as soon as i give focus to an application on my main monitor. Have never seen this ...
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GNOME Alt-Tabbing into fullscreen app not working

I like running WebStorm, a javascript IDE, in full screen mode. Today I switched from Unity to GNOME, and am unable to alt tab into WebStorm. If I were to alt tab and select WebStorm right now, I ...
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Citrix Desktop not fullscreen

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed the Citrix ICA client using the .tar.gz from the citrix site. Then there was an issue with the certificates, that I resolved creating links referring to ...
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How to run program/application in full screen mode

I am running my program/application from command line like sudo ./MyApp and some of programs I run like sudo ./MyShFile.sh ( in .sh file I just call/run my programs). But I want that my program ...
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OSRS in fullscreen

I looked for however long on how to turn Oldschool RuneScape fullscreen using a magnifier tool. I tried Compiz, Alt-Scroll, none of them worked the way I wanted it to be. I want to enlarge a ...
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339 views

How to make taskbar panel showing in Firefox at FullScreen?

To use full-screen in FF most of the time by hitting F11 is very usefull especially for a multi-tasking user who uses every single inch of his screen and don't want to get out of this full screen mode ...
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firefox: show bookmark toolbar in fullscreen mode

I want the bookmark toolbar appears when I move my cursor to the top of screen, when I in fullscreen mode. The bookmarks in the bookmark toolbar is the most frequently used bookmarks, so I need to ...
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How to make chrome truly full screen in lubuntu

When I press f11 to go fullscreen in Chrome in lubuntu, the LXPanel taskbar at the bottom disappears, yet all the menus, tabs, and the search bar all still visible, as if Chrome is in windowed mode. ...
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Overlap a full-screen application on another fullscreen application

I am trying to overlap VLC (Since I don't want to have any title bar, top bar; I just want a windowsless player) on another fullscreen application. Is there any solution to solve this ?? Where VLC ...
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Hard drive Full after updated. can not roll back because of using external monitor

MY son Updated the Ubuntu. Because the hard drive is full and the laptop monitor is broken. we have to use a led monitor instead, so can not restore to the earlier Ubuntu. any idea?
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How to make Ubuntu touch qml app fullscreen

I am making an Ubuntu touch app and I am wondering how you can make things such as games fullscreen like PathWind. Which means removing the notification bar. If I have a qml object as my main object, ...
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How can I return to fullscreen mode after alt tab?

How can I return to full screen in minecraft in Ubuntu? If I press F11 minimizes it to window mode and I can use firefox and other things but if Alt+Tab out of fullscreen mode, only way to get back ...
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Make <ALT> key not tab out from fullscreen application

So after the 15.04 update, the ALT key will pop up the Unity HUD even when a fullscreen application like a game has the main focus. Is there any way to disable this? I tried changing the hotkey in ...
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How to disable touchpad while running full screen applications / games?

Laptop support in Ubuntu is rather disappointing. It's like Ubuntu and Kubuntu are two different worlds. Is there a script to disable touchpad while running full screen applications? I tried to write ...
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Fullscreen window placement becomes fixed in expo workspace after switching monitors

I wonder if there is any way to loosen the fullscreen window placement rules under 14.04. Rules are improved from 12.04 to 14.04 for conserving placement following a monitor switch (e.g., switching ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 system freezes and compiz usage 100% CPU

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 system freezes than I run something in fullscreen (Kodi.tv, Steam in Big Picture mode). In htop I'm seeing 99%-102% cpu usage from compiz. sudo lshw -C video ...
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put sleep back on while in fullscreen videos

I have a question regarding activating sleep while in full screen videos on one of my computers. I looked around in system settings to put it on to no avail. Screensaver settings don't work either... ...
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Problem with touchpad screen when media in fullscreen

I have some error with my touchpad when playing media on fullscreen. I don't see any pointer when i try to scroll in fullscreen mode. But this thing work nomally when i connect to my usb mouse. I ...
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Spotify window size problem

I installed Spotify client on Xubuntu 14.04. What is pretty annoying is that I am not able to fullscreen the window (even when running as sudo - no errors in terminal generated). It also doesn't ...
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Playing a video in full screen after startup

I need a way to run an info screen. I have a video file that it's supposed to play, how could I automate ubuntu to open the file in for example VLC and play in full screen? I'll probably use auto-on ...
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How to exit fullscreen Terminal

I have found that if you go View > Fullscreen: Then it makes the Terminal fullscreen, and to exit fullscreen I have found that I have to execute the command: exit But that closes my entire ...
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Have fullscreen cover 2 displays

I would like to have a fullscreen display covering two side by side monitors (i.e half of the view on one screen and half of the image on the other side). This means a mode in which "fullscreen" is ...
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How to have an application on top of a fullscreen application?

I have rdesktop and ekiga to open on boot of the ubuntu machine. The users login to a remote windows machine with rdesktop in fullscreen mode. Ekiga has a screen that pops up when we receive an ...
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Fullscreen - impossible click windows buttons?

I'm experiencing this strange issue on ubuntu 14.04.2: When a windows is in fullscreen the top left buttons ( reduce,maximize, close ) are visible but as soon as I enter with the mouse in their area ...
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Chrome Ash full screen

With "google-chrome --open-ash" chrome starts in ash mode, but how to create launcher to start in fullscreen (not kiosk mode but the same as F11)?