"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 do I activate full screen mode when using Skype?

I'm using the version of Skype from the Ubuntu Software Centre (skype 2.2.0.35-0precise3) but I can't for the life of me see how to make a video call full screen. All I have is a small window, ...
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Fullscreen Hulu in Firefox minimizes when I browse on another window

I would like to browse on my main monitor while watching a full-screen video. Two separate Firefox windows. closes full screen with other programs as well. Basically how do i force full-screen to ...
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Can I disable Dash and HUD hotkeys when fullscreen (in DOSBox)?

I'd like to know if its possible to disable the global hotkeys (Start and Alt) for Unity features while running applications in fullscreen under DOSBox. If possible, it would be nice to disable them ...
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youtube videos won't fullscreen properly on dual monitor setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make YouTube fullscreen actually fullscreen? When I try to make youtube videos fullscreen, they become boxed within the middle of the screen, with the control bar ...
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How to make Ubuntu not to lock the screen while running VMware in fullscreen?

I am running Windows XP inside VMware Player. I have two monitors and I keep VMware in fullscreen on the second monitor. The problem is that if I work long enough in inside Windows XP, Ubuntu locks ...
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How to un-fullscreen an application on your secondary monitor in 11.10

Nvidia twinview wasn't working for me very well so I uninstalled it and started using the nouveau driver, since then my dual monitors are working properly. With 11.10 the panel has changed. It appears ...
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Fullscreen apps restarts X using Gnome Shell [closed]

I am running Gnome Shell on Ubuntu 11.10 (32 bits). When I run some apps in fullscreen, system restarts X and I go back to the display manager screen (LightDM). It happens for example with MAME games ...
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How to play full screen video on second monitor?

I have two identical monitors, and when playing a full screen video on one of them using the default player or VLC and then working on the other monitor - the top bar and the launcher appear above the ...
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Does 'Unredirect fullscreen Windows' option in compiz improve performance for video playback?

I found this option in CCSM. It's unchecked by default. There's a tooltip explaining that it allows drawing on fullscreen windows to not be redirected to offscreen pixmaps.
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Adobe Flash NOT Working on full screen

When I play flash videos in Firefox or Chrome and try to view it in fullscreen mode, it stops every second, the sound is good but not the video. I think I have tried everything and nothing works, I;m ...
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fullscreen VNC window on a specific workspace

I am running 11.10 and i need to have a vnc window for the connection to my windows 7 box (booo hiss etc) , i have two screens attached to my pc. i would like to have a fullscreen dual window VNC ...
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How do I start an application maximized without decorations in gnome-shell?

There is a possibility to configure application (for me darktable) that start in full screen mode without the title bar (I use GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 11.10)?
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How do I get Shotwell to stretch small pictures to fill the screen in fullscreen mode?

If I have an image in Shotwell that is smaller than my screen's resolution, I would like it to be stretched to fill the screen when I am viewing images in fullscreen mode, like it is in Eye of GNOME ...
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Can I divide a monitor so that windows only open to 1/2 of the monitor width? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set a launcher to start an application in a specific desktop Background: I have just installed two 24" monitors, but this question is about the behavior of ...
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Skype (and general) full-screen problems

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with all updates installed as of now. I am using Unity. Skype is running more or less OK with one exception. When I have a video call and I try to full-screen the call, the ...
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How to get MythTV full screen in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Taskbars/Unity are visible in the MythTV frontend even when the frontend is fullscreen I am running MythTV in Ubuntu 11.10 but I still have the top panel showing on my ...
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Restore GFCE Ultra NES Emulator after fullscreen [closed]

After hitting Alt+Enter the "GFCE Ultra NES Emulator" goes fullscreen perfectly. However, restoring "normal screen" mode doesn't get the screen resolution to go back to its original state. It remains ...
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Toggle fullscreen mode doesn't work in 11.10? [closed]

According to 'System Settings → Keyboard → Shortcuts → Windows → Toggle fullscreen Mode' I can use Alt+F10 to toggle fullscreen mode of a window. In previous versions of Ubuntu this worked just fine, ...
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Closing one window sends others to the background

After updating to 11.10, if I have a few non-fullscreen windows on top of a fullscreen window, if I close one of the non-fullscreen windows, the other non-fullscreen windows are pushed behind the ...
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Quitting Braid causes dual monitors to switch to mirror mode

I have 2 monitors in my desktop. The one has a smaller resolution than the other (don't know if it matters for this issue). From Display I have disabled mirroring, so the first monitor continues to ...
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How can I take screenshots from inside a fullscreen program?

Normally, I hit my "Print Screen" key, and this wonderful thing appears. However, I have no such luck in fullscreen programs. Nothing happens. No wonderful little screenshot helper, no clipboard ...
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How to hide the launcher when fullscreen apps like Freecol are running? [closed]

Every time I run Freecol the Unity launcher appears and stays there on top of all apps and doesn't hide like it usually does. How to fix that?
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Dual-screen Flash - does it work?

Flash 10.2 brought the ability to full-screen and not exit out of it when using another screen (see this article). At least it did for Windows. I've never gotten dual-screen Flash to work like this ...
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How to use global hotkeys when in fullscreen game? [closed]

None of the global shortcuts work when I'm using any fullscreen game, including Alt+Tab. I can't get out of the game until I use some kind of "exit" option, can't start/stop the music player... ...
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How to prevent KDE from loading the Gnome desktop for fullscreen applications?

Every time I start an application that is using fullscreen mode in KDE my gnome desktop background is loaded before starting the program. This is aesthetically diturbing and I suspect there is a waste ...
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Automatically deactivate Redshift when playing videos in fullscreen [closed]

I'm using Redshift to adjust color temperature according to the position of the sun. When I start to play videos in fullscreen I want it to (automatically) be deactivated, and I want it to ...
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Very choppy Flash during fullscreen mode

When I try to play Flash videos in full screen, sometimes - but not all the time, which makes this bug so aggravating! - the video gets very, VERY choppy, and UI controls do not really respond at all. ...
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Kubuntu flash fullscreen glitches

machine: thinkpad edge14 kubuntu 11.04 x64 w/ firefox flash64 and java6 when launching fullscreen flash videos, the video will be placed on the background and the main window has to be minimized to ...
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Launcher and panel disappeared after enabling Wobbly Windows and Desktop Cube effects

I updated to Ubuntu 11.04, and simultaneously enabled the Wobbly Windows effect and the Desktop Cube effect in ccsm. After I restarted Ubuntu, the panel and launcher disappeared and the screen went ...
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System logs out on video playing in Full Screen

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, a strange behaviour i am getting on video playing full screen in Totem, vlc, smplayer, xine player. The system logs out every time i play a video, almost all video ...
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Prevent windows from opening fullscreen OR remember window size positon and workspace [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep programs from launching maximized? 11.04 Is there any way to prevent windows from opening up fullscreen at login in Natty/11.04? Or, to put it another way, ...
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Is there anyway I can stop the panel from showing up when I switch focus to a different application?

I have a dual monitor setup going. I want to play a video (using SMplayer) on the second screen while using applications on the first screen. I have it working except for one annoying thing. When ever ...
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Window freezes when hulu is running and monitor shuts off [closed]

When I'm watching something on Hulu in full screen and my power management tells my monitor to shut off the window locks up and I can't exit the full screen mode. Pressing any keys or combination of ...
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How to recover from fullscreen crash?

I was playing Gnu FreeDink and when I exited out it just sort of crashed and stayed fullscreen with the music playing. I couldn't for the life of me get back to the desktop, alt-tab did nothing, same ...
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Command to determine whether a fullscreen application is running?

I have a small shell script that plays a little jingle and displays a notification whenever I get a new email. The problem is that this shell script can get invoked anytime - including when I'm ...
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VLC will sometimes have issues displaying video in fullscreen.

Recently VLC has been having issues displaying video in fullscreen mode. AFAIK, nothing has changed with the video card drivers and it's certainly the same version of VLC. (/me shakes a fist at the ...
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How to use Ubuntu in full screen mode on virtualbox?

I have an HP laptop with Windows 7 installed. How can I use Ubuntu in full-screen mode via virtualbox or any other software?
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Minimize fullscreen application

How can i minimize a fullscreen application? Alt-F9 does not seem to have any effect on fullscreen windows. More specifically, I'm running Boxee in fullscreen on Ubuntu 10.10. And when Boxee hangs, I ...
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How do I un-fullscreen KMyMoney?

After updating to Ubuntu 10.10 (Gnome), KMyMoney now opens in fullscreen mode by default, and I can't find any option to get out of fullscreen. I've tried pressing F11, and I've taken a pretty good ...
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Adjusting display geometry in a virtual machine?

Running 11.04 beta in a Parallels 5.0 virtual machine, but this question will apply to any virtualization software. Parallels 5 Linux tools (guest additions) don't work for 10.10 and 11.04 and I ...
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Why does adjusting my volume exit fullscreen videos?

When playing flash videos (youtube, vimeo, whatever) in full screen mode, using my keyboard shortcuts to adjust the volume always causes me to exit full screen mode. Unfortunately, they're my only ...
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Is there a way to launch gedit in fullscreen mode?

Is there a command I can run to launch gedit in fullscreen mode?