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Firefox YouTube videos often refuse to load after a certain duration into the video

I have recently switched from using Google Chrome to using Mozilla Firefox, but have noticed some problems with YouTube videos, very often, I play a video, but it refuses to load more than half of the ...
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Youtube Videos Are Not Playing in Ubuntu 14.04

Well I saw youtube videos even yesterday. But now I see this message... your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available Can anyone tell me how can I fix this in ...
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How do I download videos off youtube that won't download with downloadhelper?

Some videos on youtube wont download with the downloadhelper add-on I'd like to know a downloader in the add-ons that is able to grab ALL youtube videos preferably not one that needs to be installed ...
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Youtube app for Ubuntu 14.04 and later?

I'd like somebody could tell what is currently the best solution to play youtube videos with a desktop app? I like minitube app but since 2015 Google updates its policy so often so the app seems to ...
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How to download YouTube videos? [duplicate]

There is any good program to download YouTube videos? I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit.
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Video quality on Youtube (Firefox) is limited to 360p

I'm finding that the video quality setting on Youtube videos only has the options "Auto" and "360p". My browser is Firefox 37.0.1 and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit, and my motherboard chip-set is ...
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How can i lock my screen and keep my youtube playlist going?

How can I lock my screen and keep my youtube playlist going?
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Sound and video are slow

Whenever I opened google chrome today, everything seemed normal. I played one of my favorite games, and that's when stuff got weird. The sound on the game was slow. Not a major problem. I muted the ...
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Elgato game capture HD on Ubuntu 14.04

I wish to begin recording videos using the elgato game capture HD on a PS4. However, i have heard various problems with its use in Linux, so i have a few questions. Firstly, do i have to use the ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit and VM VB

I am currently running the last stable 64 bit Ubuntu version on a VM with VirtualBox on W7 pro 64 bits. I have tried several configurations, with some the sluginesh almost dissapeared, but I cant ...
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Issues with Youtube-To MP3 [duplicate]

When using Ubuntu Software Center and Apt-Get to install Youtube to MP3 I am receiveing these errors: the following packages have unmet dependencies: youtube-to-mp3: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but 2....
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Youtube doesn't stream videos when accessed from the Youtube portal

I've been facing a strange problem with the flash/youtube. Firstly, I noticed that I wasn't able to stream videos other than the 360p, so I tried to fix it, installing the PepperFlash, like is told ...
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Can't install 'youtube to mp3' (ubuntu14.04) [closed]

When i try to install 'youtube to mp3' in the software center I get the following error: the following packages have unmet dependencies: youtube-to-mp3: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but 2.19-...
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Youtube videos not playing in Firefox

Since my latest update on Ubuntu, I cannot play any youtube videos anymore. The videos are just black with a white circle with a `F' inside in the middle. On other websites the videos do work. Any ...
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How to disconnect ONLY my browser from internet temporarily?

Is there a way I can disconnect ONLY my browser from internet temporarily so I can pause an upload for YouTube and the connect it again to resume it?
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Can't watch YouTube

I am running lubuntu on a Dell mini12. it was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now you tube videos have problems playing back sound. I've tried installing the latest flash. My browser is ...
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choppy sound on youtube

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus X75VD. Everything works just fine except for these little sound chops I get whenever I watch a Youtube video in Firefox or in Chrome. Video and sound ...
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YouTube video plays fine on Youtube website but plays back choppy in WP blog regardless of browser

Anyway... I have placed a video welcome message in my WP blog homepage. It is nothing huge or special but there it is. Now it plays back OK in youtube ( recorded on my phone so not spectacular ...
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Youtube videos do not play in Ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

Youtube videos do not play. Instead, the following messages appear: "This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated", "Activate Adobe Flash", "Check for updates." Since my version is 14.04LTS, the ...
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Firefox Becomes Unstable Playing Youtube Videos

I'm having an issue with Firefox. Anytime I try to play a video on YouTube (or an embedded YouTube video on another site) my browser becomes unstable. The video is jumpy, going full screen to window ...
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Trying to block YouTube

I've tried two different commands in IPTables to block YouTube. They briefly work, but then, hours later, or the next day, I test it again, only to find that it comes through when I DON'T want it to. ...
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Dowload YouTube videos to .avi

I download videos from YouTube using youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/.... , but their format is .mp4. My TV doesn't support this format, therefore i need to have (dowload) them in .avi. Please help ...
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358 views

My screen goes black when loading youtube

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Everytime I load youtube (and some other sites that use flash) the screen goes black.
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How to get youtube webapp to play videos?

I am new to Ubuntu and I have installed 14.04. When I went to YouTube via Firefox it informed me that there was a YouTube app and asked if I wanted to install it. I said yes, and it installs. When ...
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Dell E4300 needs two boots

Currently going through the process of moving over to Ubuntu with mostly laptops. There's one small issue that I have been unable to remedy on my own, this relates to a Dell E4300 fitted with Samsung ...
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how to download playlist from youtube-dl?

I'm trying to download some videos in mp3 format. it's a play list. How do I download the whole play list wit one command?
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen goes black when using youtube with Chrome

When I am using youtube in my Chrome the entire screen goes black. This has been happening since 4 months ago. The screen goes balck, but still I can hear the music and the OS is still running. The ...
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how to download youtube videos without any software or extension?

I am trying to download youtube video and I find several software and extension which can done the job, but I was wondering is it possible to download youtube video without any software and extension ...
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How do I fix black screen issue on my laptop?

I recently updated my computer to 14.04 LTS and since I did so, every time I play youtube videos, the screen on my laptop goes black. I can still hear sound, but I get no image at all. I know clean ...
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Youtube Stopped Playing Videos

Since a couple of days ago, youtube stopped playing videos. They come up with a black screen and no controls. The comments etc. below are there. To the right, there isn't very much, except for the ...
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Configuring youtube-dl

I want to configure youtube-dl, that it downloads only audio files in mp3. and in its help it shows the following line: You can configure youtube-dl by placing default arguments (such as --...
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Youtube causing black screen in chrome?

The issue started when I updated google chrome to the latest version; I'm not positive, but I think I went from version 31 to 38. When I go to youtube and click to play a video, the screen goes black ...
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Youtube causes black screen

Whenever I try to load any youtube video(HTML or otherwise), the entire screen goes black. The OS is still running, and the video is still playing the sound, but the screen is black. I tried ...
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Black Screen when playing YouTube Videos

The computer is a Toshiba Satelite Pro U300. It's worked fine up until a recent update about a week or two ago. When I try to play YouTube videos, the whole monitor goes black, and the computer seems ...
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Youtube Full Screen Problem

there is something wrong with my Youtube so my flash player, when i make it fullscreen, the margins of the player (pause, volume etc.) doesn't dissappear and it's a bit annoying, any solutions?? (...
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When I play a video full screen after about ten minutes the screen goes black, and the sound repeats a loop

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I had to reinstall the OS on this computer. I didn't have this problem before. This happens in VLC, and youtube. If I'll play a video in full screen, the screen will go black ...
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Control browser youtube from sound menu

In 13.10 I was able to play and pause youtube playback from the sound menu - that was playing in a browser. Since I switched to 14.04 that feature is gone, instead the youtube button opens a separate ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...
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Can I pause YouTube in Chrome from the 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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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 It worked fine just before I installed the ...
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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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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 SystemCommand("/...
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YouTube video on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I wanted to download a YouTube video on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. How do I proceed? Here is the 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. ...