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How to add and play extracted youtube files on rhythmbox?

When I used to have Windows, I used to be able to save the file I was downloading to a custom folder and then drag that file to Windows Media Player. Is there any way to do the same on Rhythmbox? When ...
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YouTube Videos Stopped Streaming

I have been dealing with this problem for a couple of days but couldn't find a solution. I've posted on a forum before but nobody answered. Any help? A couple of days ago a problem started to occur. ...
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youtube doesn't work both on firefox and chrome with ubuntu 13.04

Youtube doesn't work both on firefox and chrome with ubuntu 13.04. it stops at the beggining. what can i do?
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Sound/Video playing in slow motion on 12.04 with Bluetooth + Chrome, but not Firefox

I have been using the same Plantronics BT Headset with my HP laptop and BT USB dongle running 12.04 since 12.04 came out. Just in the last week or two I have started to have a problem where playing ...
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Youtube not playing, Adobe flash installed! Dailymotion and other videos sides work good!

As my title says, dailymotion and other video sites work good, But youtube does play videos please help. Ubuntu 12.04 version, 32 Bit operating system.
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My screen turns off when I watch movies on YouTube [duplicate]

When I use VLC or other media player, I can watch the movie until the end without touching the PC. If I watch a movie on YouTube using Chromium or Firefox my screen will turn off as is set in System ...
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How do I make Youtube videos stream faster on my ubuntu?

According to this article, http://thetechblock.com/how-to-stop-isps-slow-youtube/, I can make Youtube videos stream faster on Linux, but I am not entirely sure how to carry out similar commands on the ...
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Can't watch youtube videos with chromium on ubuntu 13.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I've digged all over google but I can't find any solution to my problem. Firefox works pretty well. I have this issue only with chromium and only with youtube. I have no problem watching videos at ...
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Youtube videos are slow?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 I have tried reading different articles online but I am beat. I check my internet speeds they are running at the correct speeds. Yet when on Youtube videos just take ages to ...
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Why do the YouTube controls keep popping up when full-screen?

When playing in full screen in Firefox or Chromium at random intervals YouTube will open up the volume / fast forward panel and then eventually close it. I have also turned off my mouse to rule out ...
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How to make a video for Youtube on Linux?

In many Youtube videos there is a guy talking something to his laptop and recording a movie with his laptop built-in camera and a microphone. My questions are: 1) What program do you recommend to ...
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cron job not executing youtube-dl command

I want to use the "youtube-dl" command in a cron job to download videos fron youtube. Therefore I created the following cron job: 26 00 * * * /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl -o ...
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dynamic switch between audio (applications) source

Formuling a question was quite hard :) I would like to know if there is a way to force the soundoutput to play the last audio stream started, reduce the volume of the actual audio source and when the ...
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No sound in Flash player but HTML5 player is fine

Sound on my Notebook is working fine, but when I visit Youtube and play a video using flash, the video runs fine but without sound. If I play same video with HTML5 player, sound is back. Any ideas? ...
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Where does Chromium keep the YouTube video files?

I know that in Windows, Internet Explorer stores .flv temp files in temporary folder (C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files) when viewing YouTube. And the same ...
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Youtube video useless after the last update

After some updates recently, Youtube videos now run extremely jerkily. Almost like they are swimming in superglue. It also slows my computer down to a speed akin to a snail on diazepam. Running Ubuntu ...
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Why are Youtube videos not playing properly on chrome?

I've had Ubuntu for quite some time now and youtube and everything has worked spectacular! But all of a sudden recently youtube videos have stopped working right. The sound works perfectly, but the ...
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Poor-quality video playback from YouTube

I have compiled from source codes player VLC 2.0.5 The build succeeds. But when playing video from YouTube playlists , I get problems. Some videos are played perfectly. Others - no. bad ...
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Only in Ubuntu 12.10 Chrome on Youtube, videos are all playing with grain particles all over [duplicate]

It is a clean install of Ubuntu and chrome. Videos play normal on other video sites like DailyMotion. And videos play well on YouTube if I use Firefox. Chrome version 26.0.1410.43 Ubuntu 12.10 x64 I ...
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YouTube will not play in Firefox or Chrome on fresh 12.04 install

First of all let me state I am new to Ubuntu and the Linux platform all together. I decided to install on an older PC (Pentium 3) to get some use out of it. Everything seems to have installed fine ...
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Downloading videos to an external drive with youtube-dl

My Hard drive has very little free space left. Thus I am trying to get youtube-dl to save the videos onto my external drive. With no luck, so far. Has anyone tried that? Or any ideas on how to ...
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How to download YouTube videos via HTTPS

I am unable to access YouTube on HTTP. But I can access the same on an HTTPS. When I executed the command wget https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StJLvbPIvTw it returned the following response: ...
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Download video from youtube [duplicate]

How can i download the video from this youtube link. Due to some reasons, video download helper, the firefox addon, is not working. Any other ways in Ubuntu? Youtube link Edit My question was not ...
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YouTube acting strangely

For the last couple of months, I can be browsing the YouTube web site, not watching a video, and all of a sudden, audio from a advertisement will start playing. Sometimes, this audio will start ...
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Encountering problem in Mozilla browser [duplicate]

In my Mozilla browser when I open Youtube it doesn't play any video. Although it doesn't recommend any missing plugin to install, but just shows an error.
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Youtube scope for unity dash

I just added the scope-youtube from the Lens for Unity ppa (atareao/lenses) along with the yavol needed lens to work with. I can open the yavol config tool to select browser/download/whatever, and the ...
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Sometimes Flash freezes in fullscreen mode. How can I just close it?

Almost every time I use YouTube in fullscreen it freezes and doesn't let me back to the desktop. I want to know if it's possible close to it through the terminal or something like that. Something ...
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green dots on youtbe videos [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Google Chrome displaying artifacts in YouTube? This issue only comes out when watching youtube videos not on vimeo or others.The video says it all ...
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Unable to download videos using IDM on Ubuntu

I have installed Wine and I have installed IDM on it. However, I do not get the link which asks me whether I want to download the video on the page which I get while using Windows. As a result, I am ...
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Youtube yellow snow screen on Google Chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Google Chrome displaying artifacts in YouTube? When I try to watch any video from Youtube on the Google Chrome, my screen is totally normal but video is yellow ...
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Youtube and sound problems

I have two problems with my computer. One is with Youtube, one is with sound. I'm running an i7 computer. For the Youtube problem, I can't get Youtube videos to play at all in FireFox. They come up ...
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Youtube web app not working in Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Youtube web app in Ubuntu using this command, sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-youtube but I cannot make it working or I do not find any Youtube icon on the dash.
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Youtube Unity Lens Returns No Results On 12.10

I'm having trouble with getting access to Youtube's content via the Unity lens. I thought it was my computer's proxy problem in general, however Wikipedia and Ask Ubuntu lenses both are able to ...
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Youtube says “This video is currently unavailable”

Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04. Youtube says: This video is currently unavailable I don't know why but this is the case for some videos, but not all. Well, most videos. And I don't know what's wrong. ...
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How can I view Youtube videos in Tor browser?

For some reason I'm unable to view videos on Youtube when using the Tor browser. What steps do I have to take to view them?
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How can I parse a YouTube URL?

How do i extract only http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdRaf3-OEh4 from a URL like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdRaf3-OEh4&playnext=1&list=PL4367CEDBC117AEC6&feature=results_main I ...
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does youtube playlists roll on when suspended

I fell asleep last night while watching a Youtube video. I woke up for a second just to see a black screen which I closed. Upon awakening I lifted the laptop screen (totally addicted to it) and heard ...
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youtube-dl not performing as expected on 12.10

When I type the video url, it bring out this message instead of download. Please what do I do because I really need to start downloading videos. joshua@joshua-HP-625:~$ youtube-dl ...
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Flickering on youtube

All the videos on youtube are flickering on my Ubuntu. See screenshot: http://imgur.com/51dAk This happens with HTML5 enabled and disabled. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Thinkpad X61s. This only ...
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how to play flash videos in a browser using mplayer or vlc

Give the excessive use of CPU while playing flash videos, I am interested in using mplayer or vlc instead. I tried the greasemonkey script with this userscript in Firefox and Chrome, but it kept ...
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Sound Icon not appearing

I'm using 11.04 LTS. Everything is going fine. But the other day I booted up and went to use Youtube. I went to adjust the volume but the icon has gone, and the only way to adjust it is to either: ...
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How to set up Gnash and Epiphany for youtube?

I like the browser Epiphany (now Web or something). I also hate Flash and I heard about Gnash, its free alternative. All I want to do is to set up Epiphany somehow to use Gnash on YouTube. I can't ...
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A problem with youtube-dl

I am trying to use the youtube video downloader youtube-dl but when trying to use for downloading videos I get Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/youtube-dl", line 29, in ...
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What can I use to download YouTube videos? [duplicate]

With Windows, there are a couple programs to download video from YouTube. Does anyone know of any free software that will do this on Ubuntu?
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Problems with YouTube on a new Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I've updated my Ubuntu to 12.10. Soon after that I've started having troubles with YouTube: video stops in ~1 minute before the end. Does anyone knows how to resolve that issue? UPDATE: also, this ...
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“No such file or directory” error when downloading with 'youtube-dl'

Every time I try to download YouTube videos using youtube-dl it gives me this: ERROR: unable to open for writing: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:<br> 'Filename.mp4.part' How can I fix ...
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Again problem with youtube fullscreen on dual monitors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? My problem is same (I think) to How to make YouTube fullscreen actually fullscreen? and I tried to enable\disable HTML 5, but it doesn't fix ...
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Why isn't there just a plain Youtube scope in video lens [closed]

Why isn't there a regular Youtube scope in dash? There is only Youtube education and Youtube Movies I think
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Is there any video player that plays Youtube playlists? [duplicate]

Flash support for Linux is still lacking. Older hardware often performs only poorly when trying to watch youtube videos. There are several external players (VLC, mplayer, minitube) that alleviate ...
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How to enable YouTube which is banned on a system

I have YouTube banned in my system. How can I enable it? I tried to lookup for it in /etc/hosts.deny file but couldn't locate it. Looking for an Ubuntu specific solution, how to disable/enable it? ...