Full Screen Problems

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jungar
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Full Screen Problems

Postby jungar » Wed Apr 30, 2008 3:16 am

Hi guys, I've noticed that sometimes I cant watch videos FULL SCREEN from youtube or any site (e.g bbc iplayer, etc)

why is that happening? im using firefox.

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Re: Full Screen Problems

Postby MagnusB » Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:23 pm

Disable compiz.
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Re: Full Screen Problems

Postby jungar » Thu May 01, 2008 5:14 am

MagnusB wrote:Disable compiz.



forgive a newbie.. but what/where is the compiz?

i tried right clicking on the desktop- change desktop background - visual effects - none

is that it?

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Re: Full Screen Problems

Postby MagnusB » Thu May 01, 2008 8:47 am

That is correct, sorry for my short reply, was pretty tired. Compiz is desktop effects (3D cube, animated windows etc). It causes some issues with Youtube and fullscreen, disabling it will in most cases solve it. You can also open it from mintMenu, just search for Appearance, open it, go to the desktop effects and select none.
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Re: Full Screen Problems

Postby jungar » Thu May 01, 2008 5:09 pm

MagnusB wrote:That is correct, sorry for my short reply, was pretty tired. Compiz is desktop effects (3D cube, animated windows etc). It causes some issues with Youtube and fullscreen, disabling it will in most cases solve it. You can also open it from mintMenu, just search for Appearance, open it, go to the desktop effects and select none.



thanks magnus. it worked :)


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