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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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youtube-dl is not working

I am using youtube-dl to download some videos from youtube. But when I write: youtube-dl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rn_YodiJO6k I get: [youtube] Setting language [youtube] rn_YodiJO6k: ...
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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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How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download a youtube video via terminal There are several Q&A threads that explain how to download youtube videos using the terminal. However, I would also ...
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Why does adjusting my volume exit fullscreen videos?

When playing flash videos (youtube, vimeo, whatever) in full screen mode, using my keyboard shortcuts to adjust the volume always causes me to exit full screen mode. Unfortunately, they're my only ...
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Cannot update youtube-dl

I use youtube-dl to download videos for watching later offline. Usually, it works fine. However, due to frequent changes on the video sites, it sometimes requires a quick update. It wasn't a problem ...
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Cannot watch youtube in fullscreen mode

When I am watching videos on youtube and toggle the screen to full screen or switch back from full screen to normal mode, the video stops and sometimes stops loading or starts loading from the start ...
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Youtube Uploader?

Are there any desktop applications for uploading video to youtube?
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VLC - YouTube videos won't play anymore

I would like to play youtube videos on VLC. I am newbie (one of mac os re, but can fallow instructions :) when i enter address on network stream nothing happens it is on the playlist but nothing ...
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How can I download the videos from YouTube? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download Youtube videos? Downloading a youtube video I want to download some educational videos from YouTube or any other web site. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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What tools can I use to download videos from Youtube and Vimeo on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using 12.04 LTS. Can anyone suggest a simple software that can download videos from Youtube and Vimeo?
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How can I pause/resume download in youtube video?

I have downloaded youtube videos using youtube-dl. But due to network problem or other problem sometimes I am not able to download video completely. Later, I need to download that video from ...
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Music player that plays Youtube playlists

I have tried all music players recommended in answers for similar questions, but I haven't found a player meeting the following requirements: Plays youtube playlists smoothly (caches the audio ...
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(Only) YouTube Videos automatically fast forward

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 lts and there seems to be a problem while I'm playing YouTube videos they, for no reason, start to fastforward (audio and video). This does not happen ...
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Chromium browser not loading youtube video [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu and have chromium installed in it. For every video on you tube it is giving me an error that the video is not available. I had installed flash player too but it is not working. I ...
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How can I download Youtube videos? [closed]

First i tried with youtube-dl and all the times ( and all days) for all videos it gives this same error: youtube-dl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zWwTTAc7O8 [youtube] Setting language [youtube] ...
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youtube-dl multiple files downloading

I use youtube-dl to download files from YouTube. I have tried downloading multiple files, but it is not working out for me. I have to open multiple terminals and start afresh every time I want to ...
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youtube videos say: “This video is currently unavailable.” when using Chrome

I've seen a few similar questions on the web, but none of them solve the problem for me. Essentially random youtube videos won't play in the chrome browser, but work in firefox just fine. Sometimes ...
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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 do I open Youtube content in an app instead of my browser, while clicking on a link?

Now when I follow a link in my browser to Youtube, it opens in a new page of my browser, in my case Firefox. I would have liked that it provokes the launch of another app, for example Minitube, VLC ...
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Strange behavior of flash in Google Chrome

I have the last version of Chrome 5.0.xx. and my Ubuntu is also of the last version 10.04. What I usually do is to open two instances of Chrome and divide the screen into two parts. In one part my son ...
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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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High CPU usage when watching youtube videos (HTML5)?

When I watch a youtube video, especially in HD, the browser I'm using (chrome) will use in excess of 200% of the CPU. This causes the video to stutter and also makes my laptop very hot. Is it normal ...
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Convert downloaded YouTube videos (downloaded with youtube-dl) to audio-only, with no loss? [duplicate]

If one downloads videos from YouTube using youtube-dl, they get .mp4 files which are a ISO Media, MPEG v4 system, version 2. Can these files be converted to audio-only, ideally with no quality loss? ...
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Is there a GUI for youtube-dl?

youtube-dl is advanced but it lacks a good GUI. I personally can't use such a program without a GUI. Something similar to YTD downloader will be good. I need it to have a progress bar and other ...
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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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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 do I remove the Youtube Unity lens?

I installed the Youtube scope and lens using these commands in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/lenses sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install yavol scope-youtube Every ...
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Play youtube videos in Totem movie player

Whn I try to play youtube video in Totem I get this error: No supported stream was found. You might need to allow more transport protocols or may otherwise be missing the right GStreamer RTSP ...
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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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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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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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Youtube Videos are Playing in Fast & Slow motion in Chrome & Firefox respectively

I have ubuntu 12.04, 32-bit. I've been having this problem for a couple of days now.. Youtube videos are playing in fast forward on google chrome and in slow motion on firefox! I have read some of 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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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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Uploading video to youtube in right format

I have a Sony CX115 and I have a little footage I'd like to put on youtube. I've downloaded Arista from the Ubuntu Software Center and then I've downloaded its Youtube HD plugin. I've converted my ...
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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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After update, flash plugin playing video too fast or too slow

Last night I did an update and reboot. After that, I couldn't reliably play any flash videos. They would either go too fast or stutter (as if they were buffering every 2 seconds). This occurs in both ...
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Can I make a YouTube Series about programs on the Ubuntu Software Center?

I would like to make a video series of me touring the software center, browsing programs, and introducing others to the Ubuntu Software Center and its programs. Can I do this? I am asking because I do ...
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youtube videos won't fullscreen properly on dual monitor setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make YouTube fullscreen actually fullscreen? When I try to make youtube videos fullscreen, they become boxed within the middle of the screen, with the control bar ...
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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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How can I download music from youtube and not the video film?

I want to know if is there any programme to download music from youtube,not video....like DVDvideosoft in Windows...
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How do I remove YouTube sidebar integration?

I accidentally agreed to allow Firefox to 'integrate' YouTube with my desktop sidebar and now I want to get rid of it. How do I do this?
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Firefox youtube flash player shows as grey box?

Firefox and Youtube videos were working after upgrading from 10.04 to 10.10 but a couple of weeks ago, my Youtube flash video player shows up as a grey box. The sound still works and I can hear the ...
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Fullscreen youtube videos lagging a lot

In my PC, I can watch youtube videos without any problem. However, they lag so much on fullscreen, that it's basically impossible to watch them. How can I fix this?
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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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Consistent Flash Player Crash ONLY on YouTube [closed]

It could be similar to one of the bugs listed on LaunchPad (#689158), but may not be. Basically, I used to occasionally get a crash on YouTube and opening a new browser or rebooting (don't remember ...
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What visual style is this and how do I install it?

You can find my question in the title. The video, where I saw that visual style is the following: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=padG62OCSXg And the only thing I am interested in, is the visual ...
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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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YouTube videos on Khan Academy do not play

I just finished installing Ubuntu. YouTube videos do not play. I'd like to be able to view Khan Academy videos, which I think are YouTube videos. When I go to KA, the video area is black until I put ...