Questions tagged [youtube]

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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Youtube videos keeps buffering

I download Ubuntu 20.04 on Oracle virtualbox 6.1.8 and YouTube videos keep buffering browser independent tried both Mozilla and chrome. Any idea how i can make it work?
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chrome Version 83.0.4103.61 (Official Build) (64-bit) youtube skips with more than enough bandwidth , memory and nvme

It acts like its out of memory, or its buffering in the way its skipping.. but I have 1gbps internet , 10gb fiber lan with 40mb ram 2200mhz, i5 3.5ghz (7400k), nvme disk... I've never had this issue ...
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Is there a way for me to be able to watch Youtube videos from “YouTube Movies” on Linux?

When I try to watch a video from the YouTube Movie collection, say this old flick: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqtw2P9mh3w (Note: I think that you at least need be logged in to access the video) ...
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Blender interferes with Youtube on Ubuntu 20.04

I installed Blender on my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS system today. Whenever blender is open, youtube (Blender tutorials) stops working in my Chrome browser. Closing Blender immediately unfreezes Youtube. Any ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Mozilla won't play youtube video if I open Blender first

I am very new at ubuntu, I just installed it, when I open blender program first, then opening youtube, the video won't play, but if I close blender the video will play, then there is no issue if I ...
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Recommended video creator for YouTube on Ubuntu?

In short I actually want to upload some audio to YouTube. You Tube only takes video. Obviously. So I want to make an audio book type file; an audio file and a single image turned into a video file. I ...
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“Restricted Mode” disabled but on youtube “Some results have been removed because Restricted Mode is enabled by your network administrator.”

This problem: "Some results have been removed because Restricted Mode is enabled by your network administrator." and "This video is restricted. Try signing in with a G Suite account." I am using ...
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Youtube DRM Movie videos are quality limited in Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04

I have intalled recently Ubuntu 20.04 on my HP pavilion with AMD Ryzen 3. I already installed the restricted extras and Google Chrome... now already i can watch all YouTube videos. The problem is when ...
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YouTube videos does not work in full screen in Ubuntu 20.04

Fresh install Ubuntu 20.04 on Matebook X Pro with Intel UHD620. I have display scale set to 175%. When clicking f or full screen button I get a quarter of the screen as black and see the desktop and ...
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VideoDownloader Cannot to Download Videos from YouTube

I use UbuntuStudio 19.10 (I'm still waiting for the full 20.04 upgrading) I downloaded and Installed the app: "Video Downloader 0.2.6", from "unrud" (Gnome Software Center). Since 3 or 4 days ago, I ...
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YouTube lagging in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have an issue with YouTube and facebook videos There is lagging every 50 seconds or less My specs are: CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 GPU: AMD Radeon R5 M330 RAM: 12GB I tried ...
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System randomly unresponsive, apps freezing, possibly related to videos in browser

I've been using Ubuntu 18 for about half a year now and up until a few weeks ago I didn't have any issues. However, my system became annoyingly unstable at seemingly random times: music playing in ...
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No Audio while running Youtube in Genymotion

I installed Genymotion version 3.1.0 emulator in my Ubuntu 18.04 bionic, and upon running YouTube, I can only see the videos but no sound with it. Tried optimizing through Settings>Sound>Over-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 youtube-dl fails

I am trying to download videos from youtube with youtube-dl which fail every few seconds. The output is youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uIbYaZARi8&t=3398s||true [1] 9914 (base) $/...
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When i try to play a Youtube video it makes me open VLC? How do i not?

I try to play a Youtube video. But when I do a popup saying I have to open VLC. But I don't want to. So how do I play the video without doing that.
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youtube-dl output to multiple paths

I have the following bash script to download youtube videos as an mp3 file using youtube-dl: #!/bin/bash read -p 'URL: ' url youtube-dl -f 'bestaudio' --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 --audio-...
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YouTube subtitles issue

I am new using Ubuntu: my problem is with YouTube subtitle settings. When I choose font family and choose casual or cursive style, the font doesn't turn to that. I searched a lot for this problem, but ...
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Youtube video lag, but other streaming web seem fine

i've been strungling with Youtube video lag. I tried to switch browser to chromium, clear cache, lowering the video quality, adjust the monitor refresh rate, and many more. but it still choppy ...
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Unable to watch some videos on firefox ubuntu 19.1

I just downlaoded Ubuntu 19.10,it came with Firefox 72.0.1 pre-installed, I can't watch some videos on YouTube although when I opened youtube.com/html5 it redirects me to this, I checked some answers ...
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How can I edit mpsyt config file?

I tried adjusting the settings in .config/mps-youtube/config, but the config file looks like this: Do I need a special programm to edit this file?
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youtube-dl Troubleshooting: ERROR: This video is unavailable [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04: Verify latest youtube-dl version: $ sudo apt-get install youtube-dl youtube-dl is already the newest version (2016.02.22-1). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 137 not ...
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Emojis don't display on Google Chrome in you-tube comments in Ubuntu 19.10

Emojis don't display on Google Chrome in Ubuntu.... mainly in youtube comments... there i could not see any emojis.. please help me... here a sample...
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Youtube-DL: Is there an output wildcard for which site the video is being downloaded from?

Youtube-dl supports several sites; in my case I'm using youtube & vimeo. I want to have my '-o' string differentiate between the two when setting an output directory, so that matching users don't ...
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Help on a bash script for downloading youtube channels

I'm sorry if a Ubuntu forum isn't the right place for this. I should say firstly that I am a beginner programmer. I know a fair bit about bash, but not much more than average. I'm currently trying to ...
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How to use Ubuntu and YouTube on a handheld device to protect from death threats? [closed]

Suppose you fear you could meet someone who will threaten you with death. Assuming the bad guy won't destroy your handheld (for example an Ubuntu Touch device) on sight, a barely decent form of ...
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System Freezes seemingly randomly (Ubuntu 18.04)

I experienced some more or less random system freezes (or near freezes) while working. I have Firefox playing music in the background while working in Atom and everything is going well up until when ...
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Requested formats are incompatible for merge and will be merged into mkv

I was trying to download from the YouTube youtube-dl -F 249 "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXT1ElMEkW8" My version youtube-dl --version is 2019.11.28 I went through the link Requested formats are ...
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Don't firefox have the capability to play the 8k video on Youtube?

I tried to play 8k video on youtube by using Firefox, but there had not the option to play 8k video. Its have highest 4k option
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How do I get 4K youtube videos to stop stuttering (19.10)

I switched to Ubuntu recently from windows 10, and I love it! However I can no longer watch 4K youtube videos smoothly. They drop frames and lag and stutter. I have tried using both Chrome and ...
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Where does UTUBE (YouTube downloader) save files?

I have just installed UTube downloader on my Ubuntu system. It works great, except I can't locate the downloaded files after I close UTube.
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Playing HD or UHD videos from Youtube or Amazon in Ubuntu 18.04

I can play HD and UHD movies and videos from Amazon and Youtube in Google Chrome browser in Windows 7. I can play HD and UHD videos (not movies) from Youtube in Google Chrome browser in Ubuntu. I ...
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youtube-dl - Where does one locate user-created functions ( )? [duplicate]

I'm looking for clarification about an aspect of this question: Downloading videos to an external drive with youtube-dl DannyRe's answer is great except that I may not be the only one wondering ...
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Youtube is not open and chrome given error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG

4 days ago YouTube opened properly in Chrome and Firefox browsers. However, after 1 day, hitting YouTube URL on the browser, it does not open properly on the browser and gave me a ...
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HTTP Error 429: Too Many Requests - youtube-dl stopped working

tldr: up-to-date youtube-dl behaves oddly on 1 out of 4 devices, ignoring timeout between requests I've been using youtube-dl to download videos for a while now. From time to time when something is ...
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YouTube videos are not working in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and it is working fine until I opened YouTube. I used both Chrome and Firefox but my YouTube is not working at all. Could anyone help me with their suggestions?
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Can I be sure about the legality of the applications in Ubuntu Software Center? [closed]

Is it legal to download Youtube videos via KTube?
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Scrape/extract Youtube video information using youtube-dl

I want to scrape information from a YouTube playlist/channel (including Upload Date, Title, URL, Duration, View Count) using youtube-dl without downloading the videos. There's a very useful example ...
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Youtube and other online videos will not play

After some update which I did not note, All online videos will not play (both Chrome v. 77 and Firefox v.69 ). I already installed flash plugin and disabled Hardware acceleration in Chrome. When I ...
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Merge and edit two cell phone videos for youtube.com

I have two cell phone videos the first 45 seconds and the second 30 seconds. I would like to merge them together and upload to youtube.com. I also need to insert introductory video leaders: a 3 ...
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Vlc youtube.luac “Permission denied”

I am very new to linux so please be patient with me. I wanted to stream youtube videos via VLC (running lubuntu 18.04 32-bit), and with certain videos I get the "MRL error" and they do not play at ...
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youtube-dl: ERROR: This video is not available… Which video?

When using youtube-dl version 2019.07.16, if I run the following command: $ youtube-dl --get-id https://youtube.com/user/youtube_channel I will sometimes get an output like this example: dIJxA-...
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Ubuntu Firefox loads a constant 360p [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, I am watching Youtube Videos but the video either doesn't load or loads at 360p, so I downloaded Chrome and videos load normally (all video quality are available) https://www....
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How to make Atomic Pi with Ubuntu 18.04.2 and Chrome play YouTube videos

I bought the Atomic Pi and changed the (very buggy) OS to Ubuntu 18.04.2. I can do everything I want with it except one thing: play YouTube videos. For some reason the video just keeps showing the ...
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Customized sample rate to listen to videos on youtube

I wish I could listen to Youtube videos with a customized sample rate. The usual sample rate is 44100 or 44800. I wish I could use a smaller sample rate. Is there a way to achieve this with pulseaudio ...
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Youtube displays white bar at top and hides player controls while in fullscreen

When I enter the fullscreen mode of youtube under firefox or chrome, the youtube player is aligned wrong. It shows a white bar at the top and hides the control buttons of the player while only showing ...
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ubuntu 18.04 - Once youtube starts it hijacks the mouse and keyboard

I have a peculiar behaviour on my Ubuntu 18.04. Once a browser (Firefox, Chrome or Opera) starts playing a youtube video, I cannot type anywhere, even in the youtube search input. I cannot type in ...
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FFMPEG: Two smaller IP cameras with background of another camera, stream to youtube

I want to do something like this: --------------- | 1 | | 2 | |----| |---| | Main Camera | --------------- Two smaller cameras in the corners ...
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How do I watch a Youtube in Picture-in-Picture (PIP) mode? [duplicate]

I'd like to watch youtube videos with a small video down in the corner without a lot of wasted space on the screen such as title bars, address bar, bookmarks bar, scroll bar, etc.
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Video in Firefox loads and then pauses

Ubuntu 18.10, Firefox 66.03 Videos in the browser (youtube, twitter, reddit) load, and then pause. I can see any moment of the video as a still, but I can not play the video. Does anyone know a fix ...
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Youtube video plays on only one single tab in firefox

I am using Firefox as a browser, I have Ubuntu 18.04. The main problem is that I can't play two or more youtube videos in different tabs. In fact, once I play the video in the second tab, the first ...

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