"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 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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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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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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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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122 views

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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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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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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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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double screen 1 fullscreen [closed]

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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379 views

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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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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1answer
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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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263 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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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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708 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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2answers
4k 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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118 views

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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2answers
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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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355 views

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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1answer
517 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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215 views

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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504 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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1answer
41 views

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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329 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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1answer
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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 ...