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Bottom Unity launcher stops full screen video controls from working

As much as I think having the launcher at the bottom is better, it seems to have a problem. I can't control video such as youtube video when in full screen, because the launcher buttons seem to cover ...
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How can I use youtube-dl to download playlist with all videos in the formats of 360P?

I had known how to choose formats for a single video.But if I'd like to download a playlist with all videos in the formats of 360P,how can I do ?Thanks!
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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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Ubuntu freezes when exiting YouTube full screen

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome Version 48.0.2564.82 (64-bit) with Intel HD 5500 graphics. The computer will freeze when I exit a YouTube video from full screen. You can start to see the ...
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Global shortcut to play/pause youtube

I would like to set a shortcut that will play/pause youtube. I want it to work when I'm not focused on my browser or when I'm in a different tab. If the command pauses any youtube video running on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How can I control YouTube playback with my keyboard hotkeys?

Is there any way to control the video playback on YouTube through the special keyboard hotkeys of my laptop (e.g. Fn + F10/F11/F12)? In case it is relevant, I am using Chromium as my web browser to ...
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How to keep a YouTube playlist synced to a local folder as mp3 files?

Is it possible to keep a public YouTube playlist synced to a local folder as mp3 files? Key characteristics: Add mp3 file to local folder, if new video is added to the playlist Delete mp3 file in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS YouTube videos are choppy

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an older computer I had for an HTPC. All I really wanted to do was use it to watch YouTube, Twitch, and browse the internet. Unfortunately, it fails at watching ...
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You Tube 360 video not working

I'm trying to see 360 You Tube videos but they are not working. I'm using latest version of Chrome, html5 player and I enabled hardvare acceleration but it's still not working. I can see flat version ...
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Can you place a fullscreen YouTube video in one monitor and search in the other?

All right, I have two monitors and suddenly I feel the need to have a video playing (any kind but preferably YouTube videos) in one monitor while selecting what song is going to play next in other ...
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Atraci doesn't play music

I've installed a very nice YT music player but it won't play any music. I try to run tar.gz file from Atraci site and I've installed it from ppa. This app doesn't work on Ubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome and now, ...
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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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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 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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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 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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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 ...
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How to fix Problem playing Youtube videos in firefox?

I am using Firefox as my browser and when I am using youtube and play any video on it. Not the video and audio they both are not coming continuously. They are coming with an interval. Its like the ...
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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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Ubuntu often freezes when I make videos in Chrome fullscreen. How can I fix this?

With Ubuntu 15.10 running on 64 bit Intel i7 with Intel graphics hardware, I find that Unity freezes very often when I make videos played in Chrome fullscreen. The operating system does not freeze and ...
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Video playback causing system freeze, are settings for add-ons incorrect?

While online my system keeps freezing while watching video, with the error message “This window might be busy and is not responding. Do you want to terminate the application?” . At that point I have ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” error when trying to install Youtube to Mp3 on 14.04

I'm trying to install Youtube to MP3 via the software center on 14.04. I am 100% a novice at Ubuntu, I just switched over from Windows. I keep encountering this error message: The following packages ...
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Getting OBS settings right for my setup

I'm getting set up to do some live streaming and I'd love to get my settings and configuration sorted. I've got a Logitech c920 HD webcam, and a Thinkpad X1 Carbon running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to ...
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Youtube 60 fps stoping

i am facing some stops when i watch a youtube video in 720p60. I think this might be a problem by nvidia drivers because when i used windows i could watch this kind of videos without problems. I have ...
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xrandr crop video

I've been binge watching on Shark Tank lately, but the since YouTube uploader didn't "officially" release the video, they posted the video through some loopholes. I would like to view the video in ...
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Minitube and smtube not able to connect to youtube, but youtube works fine in browser

I have a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu Mate 15.04 and have noticed that Youtube runs pretty slowly on it. I decided to try installing Minitube, but it said that it couldn't download ...
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Nvidia color settings reset on Youtube

I'm new here and I'm facing a small issue with the nvidia-settings when opening a Youtube video. I have my color settings the way I like it but as soon as the Youtube video loads, the color settings ...
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Youtube fullscreen weirdness in 15.10

I've recently updated to 15.10 from 15.04. I first had to fix Youtube not streaming in 1080p60 by following this answer: http://askubuntu.com/a/689476/310257 Now I have a second problem: when in ...
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15.10 Not responding after changing volume while app or youtube is on fullscreen. Thinkpad x220. What to do?

When changing volume on fullscreen app like youtube or any game. System stops responding for anything except for power off or ctrl alt + f1. But when I go back to gui screen via ctr + alt + f7 it is ...
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Chrome: Cannot minimise video on YouTube

I have been unable to at times (almost always) been unable to minimise a video on YouTube or elsewhere (seems mostly to be all flash content) after having gone to full screen. When I try to minimise, ...
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YouTube video freezes on first frame

Ubuntu 14.04. Firefox 41.0.2 Every YouTube video freezes on first frame or I get a pink screen. Progress bar is also frozen and time is forever 00:00 on the video. Am running HTML5. YouTube worked ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Green and Red blocks in HTML5 video

Example image Just installed 15.10 on my new PC and I'm having a lot of issues with image quality on sites like Youtube. There are mostly green boxes all over the videos. I've seen the same behavior ...
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Screen tearing in videos on Ubuntu 15.04 with Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

My Ubuntu 15.04 shows a lot of Screen Tearing during vídeo, mainly when is in HTML5, and I already have tried the "TearFree" command for the GPU but with no results, I hope get the right fix for this ...
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Cannot play audio in two places on ubuntu 15.04

When I have vlc open firefox crashes when playing media, like youtube videos. similarly when firefox is open, vlc gives me an error message when trying to play media. Why is this and how can I fix it? ...
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Videos/Music not playing on firefox/chrome

Complete ubuntu novice, Youtube videos buffer and show the start of adverts but won't unpause from the start, soundcloud also won't play Restarted my PC and it worked for one video then stopped again. ...
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Can't play full hd video in youtube

I have ubuntu 14.04 and I can't reproduce full HD videos in youtube(mozilla and google chrome), only HD, How can I fix this problem?
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Can't play full HD videos in youtube

I have ubuntu 14.04 and I can't reproduce full HD videos in youtube, only HD, How can I fix this problem?
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Chromium : No sound in Bluetooth speaker when playing Youtube videos

I have paired a Bluetooth speaker to my computer, all local sounds are played in the Bluetooth speakers (System sounds, Amarok, etc?) but when I play Youtube videos the sound stays in the computer ...
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Youtube fullscreen choppy in google-chrome

I've recently reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu) because I've upgraded my laptop with an SSD. It's an Asus UX32VD. Ever since then I've had issues with playing youtube videos in fullscreen in chrome. The ...
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'Web App' programs (such as YouTube and FacebookMessenger installable webapps) don't work

I have problem with programs ex. FacebookMessenger and Youtube. The stay blank. Photos here: 1. 2.
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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How to have Gnome 3 styling on youtube with Unity?

Sorry if this question has been asked before but I couldn't find a quick answer looking on Google/AskUbuntu. I really like the YouTube player that Gnome 3 comes with yet I'd like to keep using Unity. ...