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YouTube is an online video site for viewing and sharing videos. Users can upload videos for personal and public use, as well as browse and view other's videos.

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Ubuntu Desktop 24.04 youtube video lagging

Ubuntu Desktop 24.04 youtube video lagging It happened some time first time i download blix(email client software) and after installed it i notice that make my youtube videoo lagging either chrome and ...
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screen freeze audio loop watching YouTube on Firefox

here are my specs : OS : Ubuntu 22.04.4 lts, 64bit Hardware model : BIOSTAR Group A960D+v2 memory : DDR3 8gb 800Mhz processor: AMD FX 6100 six cores graphics: NV137 graphics card : Nvidia GTX ...
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Is it possible to block ONLY the homepage of YouTube but not its videos using /etc/hosts?

Use Case: Block the homepage of YouTube (https://www.youtube.com) but not YouTube videos (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1lsbF9NWW0) In order to block the YouTube homepage, I modified my /etc/hosts ...
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Making powerpoints for youtube?

When I was running windows 10, I was planning on using its powerpoint program to make youtube videos. And yes, it would be sufficient for my needs, and honestly better than a camera. The windows ...
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Youtube started lagging out of nowhere

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 a few months ago and youtube was playing well at 1440p. Then it slowly started lagging for no reason. At 1080p i don't have any problems. I'm using chrome browser. I've tried ...
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Youtube video plays automatically when Bluetooth headphones switch

When my Bluetooth headphones are connected to both my laptop and my phone, and I am on a phone call, when the phone call ends, a Youtube video that was paused in a tab in my laptop's Chrome browser ...
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youtube-dl how to convert video format quality i hav'ent find solution

I have youtube dl and I have a problem with video quality. I have tried youtube-dl on odysee but the problem is the video has one format only and with best format option I can't change the quality ...
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Ubuntu youTube not working, but on my Android cell phone and Pad works fine

Playing YouTube videos on my Ubuntu desk top it forever BUFFERING (that semi circle going around and around on a black screen) every 2 mins, some videos after 1 min. Then a screen comes up with a box ...
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Use App as a desktop background

I want to set an app, for example a web browser as a desktop background. So it have dynamic background. For example: I open youtube, set the browser as background dynamic background. Is there any ...
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Problem with YouTube videos and audio

I recently switched from Windows to Linux. I am using Google Chrome Browser. When I play video on YouTube there is a glitch in the video like broken texture and also a problem with the audio of the ...
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route computer music directly to sound card with or without qjack

I would like to be able to transmit the music played from youtube or vlc or any other software .. directly to the sound card which in turn is connected to the speakers .. so that I can listen to music ...
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Getting CORS error when trying to play videos in YouTube

I am using Ubuntu 22.04. Whenever I try to play videos in YouTube, it just keeps loading. I am getting a CORS error too. I tried reinstalling Ubuntu, but it didn't solve anything.
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Youtube Thinks I'm offline [Brave]

For a few hours now, Youtube has been behaving strangely for me. I watch videos on yt in the Brave browser, under Ubuntu 22.04.2, and that has been working fine until about yesterday evening. Since ...
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Youtube videos not working on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS

Hey i installed ubuntu a few days ago and i have a problem, when i turn on my computer and open youtube, the videos play normally but after a few hours on the computer i can't see any more videos ...
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How to block a specific youtube video on ubuntu?

I can already block whole websites using /etc/hosts. Right now I want to block some specific Youtube videos for all users. The exact URL blocking is not working and the URL itself is dynamic. How can ...
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Audio and video no longer working after upgrade from 22.04 to 23.04

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 22.04 to 23.04 and neither audio nor video on YouTube is working. I used https://jumpcloud.com/blog/how-to-upgrade-ubuntu-22-04-to-ubuntu-23-04 for the upgrade. When I check ...
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Intel UHD620 lagging in playing 4k videos from YouTube

I have a Intel I3 8130U cpu with intel UHD 620 and videos in 4k from youtube are lagging(Ubuntu 22.04).I was looking in system monitor and all the cores where used at max.I was trying to watch with ...
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Laptop starts heating CPU while watching youtube video

I have an acer aspire 3 laptop, with an intel celeron n4000 @1.10 GHz, 8GB RAM and mesa Intel(R) UHD Graphics 600 (GLK 2) with a X.Org foundation driver. I buyed a blank ssd a month ago and installed ...
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Internet works for everything except YouTube

When I try to start YouTube sometimes it shows 'Please connect to the internet' after loading the page. Every other site I have tried works perfectly. : To try to solve this, I have tried to change ...
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how to undo installlin youtub-dl and python3-pip

i have question i install pyhon3 pip and then I install youtube-dl sudo install apt python3-pip sudo pip3 install youtube-dl how i can uninstall youtube-dl and undo installing pyhon3 as pip i get ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - Web audio suddenly extremely low for some sites

Recently the audio from some websites on my Ubuntu 22.04 desktop is barely audible. This happens only on my sites but not others, but happens on both Chrome and Firefox. It even happens for different ...
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Youtube, Dailymotion video playback Firefox problem

product: GK208M [GeForce GT 730M] vendor: NVIDIA Corporation, Nvidia driver metapackage from nvidia-driver-470, Ubuntu 22.10, Kubuntu I've installed the codecs from "sudo apt install ubuntu-...
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Youtube videos freezes regularly

I'm on Kubuntu 22.10 running an NVIDIA GPU with a proprietary driver version 525.78.01 (same problem occured on 525.60.11 too). Starting from approximately a week ago I experience videos in YouTube ...
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Bad video and audio performance in all media players

I am having trouble playing any video files on my desktop computer running Pop!_OS. I have managed to get VLC to play audio at the correct time, but the video is delayed. YouTube videos start but ...
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Website thumbnail/image/icons not loading properly

On youtube, the video thumbnails are greyed but the hover previews works. I can click to play a video but the thumbnails would also be grey. On Reddit, the icons appear as square boxes with ...
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XDM could not download the file as server sent an invalid response

I am using XDM (Xtreme Download Manager, a file downloader) for many years, specially for YT since it catch and download YT videos directly (without using another website to give DL of YT videos). ...
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unable to download videos in ubuntu using youtube-dl

Whenever I try to download videos using the youtube-dl, I get an error: usr/bin/env: ‘python’: No such file or directory
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Weird Youtube Rendering on Google Chrome

I am getting this weird rendering on YouTube videos in google chrome when running at 1080p (Image Here). The problem goes away if I switch to 720p and returns when I switch back to 1080p. This only ...
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Laggy youtube videos

I have problem with youtube videos. I am using lubuntu 22.04. My specs of laptop are CPU: amd e350 dual core 1.60 GHZ Graphics: Ati radeon hd 6310 RAM: 6gb Everyting other works fluently, surfing on ...
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How to download all videos of 1 account on Instagram

In the past I used to use youtube-dl to download all videos of an instagram channel but today I use that channel again and it doesn't work. youtube-dl -i -f mp4 -o %(uploader_id)s-%(id)s.mp4 -a 1.txt ...
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Create an executable that is an alias for another command

I've downloaded Open Video Downloader which is a gui to youtube-dl (which is kinda dead) I've replaced it with yt-dlp (youtube-dl fork which is working) My problem is that yt-dlp needs python 3.7+ to ...
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How to install Freetube in Ubuntu 22.04 armhf?

I am trying to install Freetube in Ubuntu 22.04 armhf (Raspberry Pi image) running in a Surface RT. Freetube only provides .deb files for amd64 and arm64 architectures. Flatpak stopped supporting ...
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ytdownloader (AKA Youtube Downloader) requires root password! [closed]

I just installed Youtube Downloader on my laptop (Xubuntu 22.04). When I try to use it (from either the app menu or command line) the main window is displayed but I get a pop up message asking to ...
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Youtube-dl / yt-dlp stuck on "Downloading webpage"

I have problems downloading any video using youtube-dl on Ubuntu 20.04. Whenever I try to download a video, the progress is stuck at Downloading webpage. Then I wait and nothing happens... youtube-dl -...
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Strange visual bug in youtube player

For some reason I don't understand, I've been having this problem for a long time only for youtube player. this problem only occurs on youtube player and only occurs on debian based operating systems (...
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changing youtube 720p 480p 1080p settings in vlc

I can watch youtube videos using vlc and the lua file VLC - YouTube videos won't play anymore You can run the latest Lua script for extracting YouTube streams by downloading the appropriate file ...
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All videos stutter

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04, 64 bit, Desktop. When I watch a video, it stutters very noticeable. This happens with every video on every plattform (youtube, disney+, amazon video etc.) also with DVD's or if ...
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How can I add right-click option (context menu) on Brave, Chrome, Opera, Firefox browsers to play YouTube videos in MPV?

I use Chrome based-browsers (Brave, Opera) and Firefox. My OS is Ubuntu 22.04. I use this terminal command to play YouTube videos in MPV player: mpv --ytdl-format="bestvideo[height<=720]+...
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Get size of any download on youtube-dl?

I am running 22.04 LTS & would like to know how to get the size of any download on youtube-dl; How do I do that? I have tried GitHub issue Determining file size without downloading but on channels ...
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Youtube stops playing and beeps

I just installed Ubuntu on my old laptop, and after a few minuters watching youtube, the browser stops playing and beeps, I can use my computer and everithing but the video is stoped and the computer ...
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yt-dlp Permission denied error

Because of slow speed on youtube-dl and after reading this discussion I am trying to use yt-dlp (current version : 2021.12.27). But when I run yt-dlp https://youtu.be/qIX1BhvUMJ0 I am getting error. ...
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youtube freezing videos in fresh 22.04 installation

I recently installed ubuntu 22.04 fresh installations on intel NUC 's intel-i5 D5420WYK with no sound, no video on youtube (freezing). Tried ubuntu extras and login sesion as xorg config :( Tried in ...
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ubuntu 22.04 after upgrade Youtube is not working

youtube is not working I have checked github.com also. it is not working. Why it is so? However, when I change DNS to cloudware it is working. Why it is not working by default?
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Performance issues on new instalation (Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS)

I recently formatted my laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 because I had an older installation of it that was running slow. Every so often I get some kind of lag using the system. I might be just navigating ...
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uninstall youtube-viewer (ppa)

i installed youtube-viewer as per the documentation: https://github.com/trizen/youtube-viewer sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 now i don't want it, but: removing it as suggested here ...
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No longer able to download YouTube using youtube-dl. How do I fix this problem?

When I run youtube-dl, I get the message below (it's very long). What is the problem and how do I fix this? It tells me to update youtube-dl but I am running it in terminal using the youtube-dl ...
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Chromium crashes when opening multiple YouTube tabs?

I'm using Chromium Browser (93.0.4577.82 -- Flatpak) on Ubuntu 20.04, and recently I've noticed that the browser constantly crashes under this specific scenario: Open Chromium and open a new ...
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YouTube videos on Chrome are slow to start

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I just started to have a strange problem, every time I play a youtube video it has like 10 seconds of the loading screen (where the loading animation plays) and then it starts ...
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Youtube don't stop to play audios

I would like to ask the community for help with a problem that is bothering me. In my firefox 93.0 (64 bit), ubuntu 20.04.3, youtube doesn't stop playing audios, and videos, even when I have it paused ...
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edit chmod for youtube-dl [duplicate]

I'm still learning my way around linux. I tried installing youtube-dl following these instructions https://itsfoss.com/download-youtube-linux/ When I got to sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl I ...
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