"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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266 views

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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Adobe Flash plugin: no full screen

in my Lubuntu 13.04 (with Gnome Shell 3.8), Flash videos won't go to full screen in certain Flash players (i.e. on certain sites). - Actually in most players, that means it doesn't work at all. Upon ...
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Disable Unity edge effects when running VirtualBox in fullscreen

I'm running Windows 8 from a VirtualBox machine inside Ubuntu 13.04, and I'm having some problems navigating in the virtual machine. Many of the navigation options in Windows 8 (the new start menu, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 & Ehanced Desktop Zoom

With The new release of Ubuntu 13.04. Does the sidebar and top bar enlarge now when you zoom in using the Compiz enhanced desktop zoom. I saw that the new version uses Unity 7 so I'm really hoping the ...
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Horizontal title bar shadow while in full screen

While in full screen the horizontal shadow of the title bar (I am not too sure about its name) appears on top of everything. How can I get rid of it? It's quite distracting while coding in Guake mode ...
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fullscreen virtualbox: ubuntu version of virtualbox-ose-guest-x11 fails to install on 12.04.02

I tried to get virtualbox to run an Ubuntu 12.04.02 64-bit on fullscreen in my Windows 7 host machine, and read that I require a virtualbox-ose-guest-x11 for it. When I try to install it on the guest ...
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How can I get chromium-browser to run fullscreen (not kiosk) in 12.04?

I have created a restricted user which logs in automatically and Chromium runs the default home page with the screen starting maximized but I want it to run in fullscreen (F11) mode. I tried kiosk ...
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Fullscreen bug using dual monitors on top of each other (GNOME3) [closed]

OK, so I have this weird bug. I have set up my monitors on top of each other As you can see the screens aren't totally aligned which is the way I want it. Now, here's the bug: I can't fullscreen ...
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Flash Video in full screen system failure

I have recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and replaced hard drives and video cards (both nvidia) but changed drivers as I went from a 7600gt with the 173 driver to GT 640 with 310 driver. I had some ...
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Tabs in fullscreen Chrome/Chromium

I love Chrome and Chromium, but when I go full screen, I can't get to my other tabs anymore, which I can with Firefox. So my questions are: Am I alone or is this universal? Is there a fix? Is ...
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Full screen with gnome-player and VLC not working properly

I've got this problem since the very first minute I installed Lubuntu from scratch. Full screen mode is not working properly in both gnome-player and VLC: How can I fix this? I'm on a mini Dell ...
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Prevent a fullscreen game from disabling the volume control keys

I just installed Puddle which automatically goes to full-screen when you start it. As soon as it starts, the keyboard shortcuts for increasing/decreasing the volume (Fn+F5 and Fn+F6) stop working. (I ...
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How can I make LibreOffice writer have window decorations again in Gnome 3?

I'm not sure whether I've discovered a feature or a bug of LibreOffice Writer v. 3.5.4.2 in Gnome 3.4 on Ubuntu 12.04. Either way, I can't figure out how to get things back to how they normally are. ...
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Guest Additions installation ubuntu 12.10 on virtualbox 4.2.6

After Ubuntu Guest installation with windows 7 host I want to get full sized screen desktop interface by installing guest additions. After reboot, desktop is some kind of zoomed in, only partially ...
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How do I display the whole desktop in Virtual Box fullscreen mode?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox 4.2.6 on a Windows 7 host. After installing Ubuntu I wanted to get the VB interface in fullscreen. I therefore installed guest additions from Virtual Box ...
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How can I have one application sit above a panel?

(((Anticipating the "Why are you using Compiz with XFCE?!?!?!?!" comments))) I am using the following setup: XFCE panel on top and bottom of screen Compiz as a window manager. I have an application ...
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Unity elements sometimes appear while full screen in Virtualbox - how to stop it?

Launcher is great, and it helps me finds stuff. I have the latest release of 12. But when I'm full screen in VirtualBox running another operating system and I hit some key combination I haven't yet ...
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Can I set command line executed games to open in a window instead of fullscreen?

I really enjoy some of the free Linux games and just downloaded Cave Story, one of my all-time favorites. However, I can only play the game in full screen, 800X600 Resolution. I was wondering if I ...
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Fullscreen Still Has Taskbars at Top and Bottom

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and running the Gnome Classic desktop. Whenever I go fullscreen, the taskbars at the top and bottom which hold the menus, notifications, etc. are still visible. This only ...
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Can I display Chrome/Chromium tabs in the top panel?

Is it possible to display chrome/chromium tabs in the top panel of ubuntu 12.10?
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Youtube Flash 64 bits very slow on fullscreen mode (Sandy Bridge) [closed]

I've been trying to get a decent speed on Youtube Flash videos since Ubuntu 11.10 but I still get the same slow down. It seens to be a 64bit only problem. I've already tried to use FlashAid on Firefox ...
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Again problem with youtube fullscreen on dual monitors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? My problem is same (I think) to How to make YouTube fullscreen actually fullscreen? and I tried to enable\disable HTML 5, but it doesn't fix ...
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Minecraft Fullscreen not working

I upgraded to Quantal recently, and Minecraft seems to not want to run in fullscreen. When I go to fullscreen it, the screen will go black for a second, as if it was about to go fullscreen normally, ...
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I want to be able to use the Unity menu with Citrix full screen

I use Citrix Reciever at work, with both XenApp and XenDesktop. Many times at the same time. Since the Unity menu still appears on the top anyway, I'd like to be able to use it. Now I can see it, but ...
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Games display across both monitors when opened

I am not sure what setting to change for this but I open games like Dungeon Crawl or a Steam game and the game wants to take up both screens. Is there a way to have the game open just on one screen ...
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Alt+Tab doesn't work when Citrix is in full screen

I am using 12.04 and in my work we connect to a Citrix XenDesktop. I've installed Citrix Receiver, using this link and it all works perfectly. But, I have a problem. Alt+Tab doesn't work in full ...
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Strange behaviour when minimizing virtualbox in fullscreen mode

I have the same problem like mentioned in this thread. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12257698 When virtualbox is running in fullscreen mode, and I'll minimize it to go back to Unity, ...
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How do you hide the panels in 12.04 2d?

I run mythbuntu, and the panels in 2d apparently cannot be hidden? Is there a way to do this?
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When multitasking a fullscreen app, cant get mouse to lock back in the application: Ex. SPAZ game

When I am running a fullscreen application, for example the game SPAZ from the HumbleBundle 6, if some popup comes or if I press the super key to come back to desktop and minimize the game, I am ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Full Screen without Unity Hub

I couldn't find an answer for this, so I thought I would try here. My problem is, I have some games on Wine that play in full screen mode but I can't really get them in full screen mode. When they ...
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Launchbar + panel overlaps when showing a dialog box in fullscreen

I'm developing a program for 12.04 that will run on full-screen, so I would like to have full control of what appears on the screen. However, when I show another window (possibly a dialog/message ...
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Firefox flash player fullscreen mouse doesn't disapear 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? In Ubuntu 12.04, Firefox's flash-player, full screen mode. When I want to watch a video that is not YouTube, the mouse pointer should ...
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How do I get full-screen to maximize on just one window in a multi-monitor setup?

Also asked @ launchpad: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-ati/+question/196690 On Kubuntu 11.10 and below, when I went full-screen (flash, game, whatever), the app full ...