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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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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? ...
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VLC unable to play mp4 files downloaded from youtube

Regarding the above, not sure what happen since previously I could play any files I download from youtube, be it avi or mp4. Now I cannot play any mp4 file downloaded from youtube but no issue to ...
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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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Youtube framerate low in full screen

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday, and i'm having problems watching video's on YouTube. Once I get to full screen the frame rate drops to 16fps. My PC runs the latest games on very high, so ...
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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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Youtube videos or any online vids will speed up automaticly and will not have any sound. Help pls

i have tried thousands of times to play youtube videos but they wont work i have aready checked all setting but they are set properly this just recently started happening. It started on firefox then ...
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losing internet connection (VPN) on youtube and deluge, 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm connected to web via a VPN. Everything works fine until I start to play youtube movies. After around 1m30s I'm loosing my connection. The same problem appears when ...
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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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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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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 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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How to batch download youtube-dl trailer based on a folder name?

I have some folders with movies and I am trying to figure out how to download trailers from youtube Folder structure: |-Movie Name #1 (2008) |-Movie Name #2 (2013) |-..... Trailer file: ...
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Problem with Facebook and Youtube apps

When i install the software of youtube or facebook for desktop i cant see anything. If anyone knows what is happened. Thank you Here is the image of i see. Nothing. http://imgur.com/OwEyK7u
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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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Youtube freeze - Chromium/38.0.2125.111 - Ubuntu 14.04.1

This is very similar (but not exactly the same) as 529753 because not only does the Youtube fullscreen freeze Chromium, it also completely freezes after few minutes not in fullscreen mode. Symptoms: ...
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youtube-dl stopped working

On my 12.04 LTS I can't download from YouTube via youtube-dl. I used to do that, but recently (for a week) I'm not able. I tried on many videos and I get same output: $ youtube-dl -t ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I watch YouTube videos on Ubuntu Touch?

If so, how? Is there an app available, or perhaps an installable package for watching in the browser?
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Can Ubuntu offer smoother YouTube video playback than Windows 7? [closed]

I have an old Asus laptop (Z70Va / Z7000Va / M6Va / M6000Va) with the following specs: Pentium M 2 GHz 2GB RAM 7200 RPM 100 GB DMA 100 IDE drive Intel 915GM Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X700 128MB ...
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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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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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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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No video screen on youtube with firefox 33 after Ubuntu updated to 14.10

I just updated the Ubuntu to 14.10 yesterday. Today when I tried to watch some videos on youtube from firefox 33, there is no screen on the webpage. The screen place is a grey area, but everything ...
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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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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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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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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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Youtube lags on full-screen with resolution lower than 1080p

When I play a YouTube video in normal mode (not full-screen) its fine, but when I put it on full-screen and when there isn't an option for a quality higher than 720p the video goes to 640x480 res and ...
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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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where does Youtube dl downloads youtube files?

I am running 12.04 ubuntu os, i have downloaded the app and the download to is complete but when i search from dash neither is the file nor the folder of youtube dl turns up. Can anyone help?
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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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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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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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How can I play Flash videos from YouTube louder?

Some videos played in Firefox just have a too little volume. I have already used alsamixer to turn up the volume to the maximum, and of course I've also turned up the volume of the Flash player to the ...
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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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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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White blocking screen when put youtube in full-screen mode

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.. In most cases, when I put a video in a Full screen on YouTube (I am not using HTML5, I am using Flash Player), and when try to exit the full screen mode, I got my screen ...
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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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How can I upload video on Youtube and pause or resume it?

I need a software, an Youtube Uploader for Ubuntu. I need to pause and resume the uploading when I want. Sorry for my English but I'm italian!
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What's happen? suddenly no sound + Youtube's videos are played too fast in 13.04

What has happened? Suddenly I have no sound and YouTube's videos are played too fast. Is there a Flash problem?
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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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Adobe Flash Player fullscreen bug

For a few days I've been experiencing a really strange behaviour when watching YouTube videos in fullscreen. It looks like this: As you can see, the video stays the same size as it had in embedded ...