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Old 12-11-2016, 06:56 PM   #1
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Youtube says full screen is unavailable.


Hi: I was watching a youtube video (that is while connected to youtube), I clicked over the full screen icon and nothing happened. Instead a message pop up saying "Full screen is unavailable". Possible causes?
 
Old 12-11-2016, 07:46 PM   #2
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Determination of vertical plane that contains the a given star.

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Old 12-11-2016, 08:05 PM   #3
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Hi: I was watching a youtube video (that is while connected to youtube), I clicked over the full screen icon and nothing happened. Instead a message pop up saying "Full screen is unavailable". Possible causes?
This usually happens to me when the video has been embedded in some other website. If you click on the youtube logo on the bottom of the video it should take you to youtube then you can click the fullscreen icon there.
 
Old 12-12-2016, 08:47 AM   #4
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#debug101
Try a new browser profile and examine the results.
Try it in safe-mode (no addons) and examine the results.
Try another browser, and if that fails,


report what version(s) you are going on about and some actual links.
 
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I have seen this on videos hosted on their own site. I suspect that the source video was rendered at a smaller image-size by its contributor, and YouTube won't interpolate it up.
 
Old 12-12-2016, 11:22 AM   #6
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No, it systematically happens with every youtube video in their own page, whereas I could always zoom before. But I see they seem to be using a new design for their page. In any case, this change has happened at the same time with observed changed behavior. I'll do what has been suggested by a user above. Perhaps, best of all, try with the browser's latest version (Seamonkey running on Xfce 4).
 
Old 12-12-2016, 05:20 PM   #7
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Well, I would say, "go ahead and just ask them." At this point presuming that their response ought not particularly be concerned with: "the host-OS is 'Linux.'"
 
Old 12-12-2016, 05:51 PM   #8
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This is the explanation they give:
https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6276924
Unfortunately, aboutermissions is not recognized by the my browser (Seymonkey 2.21).
 
Old 12-20-2016, 02:29 AM   #9
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had the same problem my self after upgrading my browser
along with the rest of my distro from slackware 14.1 to slackware 14.2
the fix is to update your flash player plugin
at least it fixed it for me your mileage may very

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Old 12-20-2016, 01:26 PM   #10
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I use SeaMonkey 2.4. Html5 gives the same resize error and I read about the permissions issues also. I looked in SeaMonkey preferences and just too many variable
tweaks there for me to understand.

I manually installed Linux Npapi adobe flashplayer 24 and I run the addon

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/sea...-video-player/

to switch between html5 and my adobe flashplayer. Like rob.rice. Youtube works full screen for me on flashplayer 24 and not on html5 like you just stated.

Firefox 45.6 ESR does not have this html5 full screen issue like my SeaMonkey 2.4 does. I use flashplayer switcher addon on it also to turn adobe on or off. I stick with html5 using Firefox. I only turn on adobe flashplayer when watching a video that a site hosts using jwplayer to display the video.

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