"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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468 views

Is there a way to launch gedit in fullscreen mode?

Is there a command I can run to launch gedit in fullscreen mode?
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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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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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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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1answer
896 views

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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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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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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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
637 views

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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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 ...
4
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1answer
294 views

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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740 views

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 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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Fullscreen youtube videos lagging a lot

In my PC, I can watch youtube videos without any problem. However, they lag so much on fullscreen, that it's basically impossible to watch them. How can I fix this?
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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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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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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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2answers
291 views

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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473 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
946 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Run a wine application fullscreen on a single monitor from dual-monitor setup

I have a dual-monitor system, running Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3 desktop. I want to run a fullscreen wine application on one monitor (I'll call it "secondary"), while another ("primary") will not be ...
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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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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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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 and Chromium full screen issue

I'm currently running Chromium 18.0.1025.168 (Developer Build 134367 Linux) on Ubuntu 12.04 with dual screens if I change to full screen I can't change back. If I drag the mouse to the top of the ...
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2answers
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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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4answers
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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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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 ...
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2answers
672 views

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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1answer
661 views

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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double screen 1 fullscreen

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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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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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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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 ...