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YouTube Issues (Video not loading)

Certain YouTube Videos fail to load for the first time and then they never load again. I have installed flash, so it's not about flash player. I even changed browser(Firefox to Chromium) to check the ...
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Can I get youtube in the sound menu?

Spotify integrates with the Linux sound menu, which means I can pause it from the command line. Is there a way to get youtube to integrate (via Chrome) so that it can be paused with the native sound ...
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Can I pause Youtube in chrome from command line?

I can pause spotify by pausing all system programs playing (well, toggling). How can I do something like that to pause/play Youtube videos in google-chrome?
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 youtube not working without html5

I've just installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 and when I tried to go to youtube I coudldn't read a video. I am using the firefox which is automatically installed when installing lubuntu , the shockwave flash ...
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Laptop screen goes black, but laptop still running

I have an old Asus laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sometimes the laptop's screen goes black, but the laptop keeps running. It happens when loading a youtube video or websites like GDrive, but not all ...
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How HiDi Scaling works on ubuntu?

I have this 1080p screen on my laptop and I have to zoom chrome to 125%. Im wondering if this will impact when watching 1080p videos on youtube.
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Youtube videos are not playing

I have gone through many questions on this forum. Tried clearing the cache, setting all plugins to "always active", copied libflashplayer.so from /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer to ...
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Youtube doesn't work anymore in firefox (Ubuntu 14.04)

Title says it all. Whenever I try to play a youtube video I get the error messages: "your browser does not recognize any of the video formats available". Thing is, it worked fine just before I ...
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flash/youtube does not work. xubuntu xfce4 on chromebook

All the suggestions I've seen are totally out of date. I did a xubuntu xfce piggyback install on my samsung arm chromebook. Youtube won't play at all in both, chrome and firefox. What do I need?
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Firefox doesn't play youtube anymore

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and today firefox 32 got weird. If I try to play a youtube video, it will start out on 720p, then move down and say that 720p isn't an option for the video. It will keep doing ...
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Download from YouTube failed

I installed youtube-dl and executing the command it shows: [youtube] Setting language [youtube] _gp51lt9kdA: Downloading video webpage [youtube] _gp51lt9kdA: Downloading video info webpage [youtube] ...
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Guides to download videos with wget don't work

I know this is somewhat of a duplicate question, but all the others I've seen answered never really answered the question, "how to I download videos using wget?" All of the previous answers just seem ...
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python download just mp3 from youtube

I want just to download mp3 tracks from youtube, I know that services like youtube-dl download first an .mp4 and then they convert it. Is it possible to download just a .mp3 in a 256 kb/s format? If ...
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Computer freezes when playing youtube video in Chrome

I have got a computer with fresh 14.04 installation. Whenever I open a Youtube video in Chrome it plays for a minute or so, and the the machine freezes. The only way out of it is a hard reset. I have ...
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Stream audio from youtube

I just want to stream (whitout downloading) a youtube video. Is there an easy way to do this with python or exists a script to do that? Or i must download in a temporany file the video, convert it and ...
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cant allocate memory when using popen running youtube-dl

I am using popen for generating the URL using youtube-dl. So I used the following code snipet: //code FILE *fp; char convertedURL[2048]; memset(convertedURL,0,2048); std::string ...
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youtube video in ubuntu 14.01LTS [duplicate]

i wanted to download youtube video in ubuntu 14.04LTS.i don't know how to proceed.can anyone help me out? here is the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA1MSeWA6Wk
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Problems watching pay-for-view streaming content

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Firefox 31 as my browser. I can not get pay-for-view movies from Google Play, YouTube or Acorn (tv) to work. Regular YouTube videos work fine for some reason--as do other ...
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Website video slow/choppy; somehow fixed it briefly on Chrome (but not on Firefox), but problem resumed on restart

Watching video content on any website (youtube, news sites, TV sites etc) the picture is slow/choppy, not at all smooth. The sound is fine. I'm mainly using Chrome, which has the latest Flash enabled. ...
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YouTube Videos playing too quickly, and without sound?

new Ubuntu / Linux user here. My first week of using and learning this operating system everything seemed to be working great. Until Today. YouTube videos in Firefox are speeding through very ...
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Youtube videos don't play on Facebook. (Chromium)

I just started using chromium on ubuntu 14.04 and I went on my Facebook profile page and wanted to start a video that I posted there from youtube and saw that it didn't work. It says that a plugin for ...
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Download failed in youtube-dl

My youtube-dl was working fine but when I tried to download videos after certain times it just stopped working. It just showed the prompt sign in the next line. I tried to use all the uninstall ...
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lubuntu-Can't watch videos/movies-choppy framerate

I am running lubuntu 14.04 on my acer aspire one za3 netbook. Although I have flash player installed, I cannot watch videos on youtube. I can only watch some frames and listen to certain parts of the ...
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Flash Player installed with update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree is not working on YouTube on Chromium

I was following the instructions on this page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Chromium/Getting-Flash . I run this in the terminal: sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install and I get this output: ...
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YouTube not playing

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. My Youtube isn't playing since three days. I upgraded the system. Re-installed Ubuntu restricted extras package. Still not working. It's not working with any browser... I ...
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download from youtube using youtube-dl [closed]

How to use youtube-dl to download a given playlist from youtube but starting with a given (using ubuntu ) video, for example i want to download youtube playlist by starting from the 5th video and not ...
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How do I get YouTube to work? [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu. But when I go to YouTube the videos play horribly and I get a window saying the plug in is needed but then when I try to add it it says it can't find a suitable plug in. I ...
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i can not watch youtube full screen videos on the monitor

I have just got a new monitor to connect it to the laptop. I have opened Firefox in both screens. When i make full screen mode on the monitor and want to surf the web on the laptop at the same time, ...
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Can't comment on YouTube videos in Chromium

I can't comment or like comments on YouTube videos like shown here: YouTube video This only happens in Chromium and not Firefox or Google Chrome. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and Version ...
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YouTube Videos are flickering on Chrome

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad U430p with Ubutu 14.04 LTS. There is a GeForce GT 730M built in and there are also some drivers available: NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 ...
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Chrome — Youtube videos upscaling pixelation

I am having issues with Youtube videos played in Chrome are not being up-scaled smoothly. Not all of them all the time, just some of them. This is on Ubuntu 14.04 using Radeon free driver. I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Youtube app not working

I installed the youtube app (unity-webapps-youtube) from ubuntu software center. But it tells me it cannot play any videos because of a missing flash player. Flash plays fine in either Firefox or ...
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Fullscreen YouTube is choppy/lags on my Acer Aspire v5-123-3634

I'm new to the OS and had some issues with playing YouTube videos in fullscreen on my Acer Aspire v5-123-3634 Ultrabook. It runs perfectly fine in low resolutions and in half-screen. It even runs fine ...
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Youtube is playing at the wrong speed - maybe soundcard related

In the last couple of days I noticed that videos on Youtube and the Artistworks music school were playing slower than they should. I've checked this in Firefox and Chrome. Chrome is using html5 on ...
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how to play video downloaded from terminal

I have downloaded a youtube video using the terminal but now I don't know how to play it. I have checked the download folder but I didn't find anything. So, how can I play this file?
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Lubuntu cannot run youtube

I have lubuntu 12.04 working alongside with windows xp on an old computer. Every time i go to youtube it does't respond. It doesn't even go to the page, but keeps loading. Please help me!
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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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Youtube controls missing

I'm running 14.04 I've noticed recently the control buttons are missing from all Youtube videos I try to view. I can still click on and use the controls (play, full screen, etc.) but they are all ...
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youtube buttons don't work in chromium [closed]

I've been using Youtube through chromium on Raring for over a year now. Suddenly, yesterday, some buttons on Youtube stopped working. When viewing a particular video, the buttons for "show more", ...
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youtube-dl list of videos problem

I downloaded the video from list using youtube-dl, but due to connectivity problem, I couldn't complete my download all the videos. Only 100 out of 200 videos were completed. After watching few ...
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14.04: Cannot sign into youtube webapp

Cannot sign into my account using the youtube webapp on Ubuntu 14.04 because everytime I click on the signin button inside the youtube's homepage on the webapp, it opens a new window of the default ...
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I can't watch youtube videos ubuntu 12.04

I had moved from xubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu. And now i can't watch youtube vides and nothing like that.The screen looks tinier and i only can see green red and yellow images .help please.
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video playback running very slow (mp4, youtube, etc) on Asus EEPC 1201t 2gb using Ubuntu 13

I used to have a Windows 7 starter edition OS installed on a Asus EEPC 1201t 2gb and mp4 HD videos from my camcorder used to play fine. So I switched to Ubuntu 13, the whole system is pretty faster ...
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Youtube occasionally giving black screen

I know that there were many questions about youtube giving blackscreen, but I went through a lot of them on none was my problem. I am using Chrome 32bit, basically, youtube sometimes stops working for ...
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Is it possible to stream one's desktop to Youtube live event?

The goal is to run the Live event, but not from one's webcam, but rather streaming the contents of the desktop. How would i go about doing that under Ubuntu GNU/Linux?
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VLC Media Player and Youtube Playback jerky

I installed VLC Media Player 2.0.8 on my Ubuntu and I tried to play videos on youtube and VLC Media player they were jerky. The video stops and sound repeats again and again like a scratched VCD is ...
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distorted video [duplicate]

When viewing youtube videos, video is distorted like this: Flash player is up to date, javascript is enabled, and same issue for firefox and chromium browsers. What to do?
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How to get rid of youtube html5 player from firefox

I have tried youtube html5 player by opting it in from here But i dont find html5 youtube player as good as flash player. So i opted out from same link despite of opt-out youtube was showing videos ...
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How do you make it so all youtube videos play the worst quality by default on ubuntu?

The goal here is to use as little bandwidth as possible.
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lubuntu 13.10 flash video doesn't display (youtube)

I have an old pc 256mb ram and 1.6GHz processor which had win xp. It could play youtube videos with chrome (ok it stucked a bit) and i installed lubuntu 13.10. I installed the flashplayer plugin but ...