Fullscreen is a display mode in which a particular application occupies an entire screen, usually without any visible controls, title bars or other UI elements.

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VMware: Automatically change Arch Linux textmode resolution

I have installed the most basic Arch Linux only with command line interface as guest OS on Windows using VMware. The problem is when I maximize the Vmware window, the Arch Linux console does not ...
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Unable to play games in fullscreen on dual monitors

I have an AMD Radeon HD 5700 series and 2 displays 1 24 inch samsung S24C300 and 1 Eizo EV2303W I run windows 8. When I try to play a game in full screen both the screens go black and nothing ...
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How do I start silverlight on netflix in full screen automatically?

I know that there this great big button that I can click for full screen on the bottom left of the screen. What I'm doing though is launching the direct movie/tv episode in chrome from XBMC using ...
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If I enlarge a streaming web video, it looks pixellated. When I fullscreen, it looks smooth. How can I force this smoothing filter always?

I want the same smoothing filter to be applied even when I don't fullscreen, at any scale. Windows 7 64bit, nvidia geforce 9500 GT. Firefox browser.
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How can you switch between a fullscreen game and other windows?

I am running Windows 7 64-bit (with all visual effects disabled). When I play fullscreen games and switch to another window via Alt+Tab, then try to switch back to the game by the same method or by ...
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Youtube Progress bar will not go away in fullscreen mode

Started a few months ago, having trouble getting full-screen progress bar to recede after a few seconds, but now no matter what I do I cannot get it to go away. I've tried clicking on the black ...
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Launching Applications In Fullscreen From Terminal in OSX 10.9 Mavericks

It's my first venture into the world of tmux, and the end goal is an executable script that directly starts tmux (instead of launching Terminal and then starting up tmux from there) in fullscreen mode ...
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How to add system time to VLC toolbar?

I am using VLC Media Player to run video and audio file. I want to know whether it's possible to add the current system time to the toolbar of VLC Player. It would be easier to check the system time ...
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“/fullscreen” argument does not work when launching Windows Media Player as part of a scheduled task with wake from sleep

I recently asked a question about using Windows 7 Task Scheduler to wake a computer from Sleep mode and play a video, Windows Task Scheduler to wake from sleep and play a video, and I got it to work, ...
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Multiple Windows Desktop areas for Full-Screen applications

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Windows Explorer within a single user session, or configure multiple desktops that are portions of a screen? I don't know the best way to describe what I ...
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Window style not applied to iTerm2 in Lion

I'm messing with my default profile in iTerm2 to see the difference between normal, fullscreen and top of screen windows. However, the window doesn't seem to change out of "normal" mode, even if the ...
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VMWare - Start guest in full screen (bat file or by configuration)

The question is simple, and the Title says it all. I want to launch my guest VM in full-screen with a bat file, or with a configuration setting (whatever possible). Tried some solution that I found ...
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Set an app to Full Screen mode, but keep windowed?

When an app is put into full screen mode you typically get rid of the navigation/menu bars, making more space available. But you lose the option to view other apps at the same time. Is there any way ...
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Can not restore minimized/switched full-screen applications/games

Recently I re-installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 with all available updates downloaded for both Windows and Drivers and with no problems at all. Everything was good but when last night I started ...
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Windows 10 apps in fullscreen mode by default

In Windows 10 Technical Preview, the "Modern apps" now starts in windowed mode by default. Is there any option to make the apps start in fullscreen mode by default?
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Fullscreen issue with widescreen monitor

I have a Samsung SA300 LED monitor and recently I am facing an issue. During startup, the Intel splash screen is not going fullscreen (it previously did) Also if I am using DOS prompt in Windows XP ...
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Disable fullscreen mode on a uncooperative window

I have a program that opens in fullscreen mode. It doesn't provide any way to fix this within the program, and wmctrl -b remove,fullscreen has no effect. (Nor does the equivalent xprop command.)
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emacs fullscreen interaction with gnus

I have just configured gnus to work inside emacs 24.3. When I run emacs, I like to have four windows open like so: The bottom left window is gnus, when I open my inbox (or any other option) it will ...
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Linux, make shorcut keys and FN key always active

If I play full a screen game under Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 using GNOME Shell 3.4) I can not use some of my Fn keys, nor the GNOME Shell shortcuts. For example the Fn+volume, or brightness doesn't work, ...
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How can I display DVD video, connected through a TV tuner, in full screen?

I have a 23" Dell LCD/LED monitor connected to a computer and a DVD player via a TV tuner. Movies watched through the computer are displayed in full screen mode, but movies watched through the DVD ...
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Force Exclusive Mode in VMware Workstation9?

Is there any way to force exclusive mode in vmware workstation 9? I hate always having to choose it in the toolbar.
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Prevent the taskbar appearing on top of full-screen applications without disabling scaling on high DPI settings on Windows 8

My new laptop has a 13.3" monitor. Stupidly, its only supported widescreen resolution is 1920x1080, which by default makes everything really difficult to read. This has ultimately forced me to ...
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Fullscreen Firefox on two screens

I want to use a program (Firefox) in fullscreen mode on two screens for presenting. Like a "Kiosk". When I press F11, Firefox goes to full screen, but only on one screen.
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Override Chrome's new fullscreen API

Is there a way to disable the fullscreen API for Chrome, so that Youtube HTML5 videos maximize to the size of the tab, not the screen? I've got a really large screen and having the video at half the ...
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mplayer over 2 screens

I recently found an mplayer command line example that plays a video over 2 screens (nvidia twinview) but I lost it somehow. So does anyone know how to play a video with mplayer and have it stretch ...
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Is there a way to start the flash player (or program) in full screen through the shortcut target command?

I am trying to start flash on start up in full screen. Are there any commands that i can execute in the shortcuts target path to tell the program to start in full screen? (Not maximized) So something ...
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How to make the Firefox's message “… is now fullscreen” less obtrusive?

Illustration of the problem When a web page in Firefox switches to full-screen then even though the website is allowed to switch to full-screen automatically (Tools > Page Info > Permissions > Enter ...
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Prezi.com is now full screen press ESC to exit

Really annoying "advice" while using prezi in full screen. Even when you have selected to allow full-screen this popup will occur. Kind of a drawback in presentation software. There is another, ...
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Possible to black out/dim second screen while using multiple displays in VLC 2.1.3 fullscreen mode?

Pardon if this is a duplicate, but I searched and could only find the reverse of my question. I remember VLC used to have an option to "not" black out the second screen when playing a video in ...
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Full screen not available in vmplayer 6 (on Linux)

I recently updated vmware player from 5.0.2 to 6.0.0, and now the "full screen" menu item is always grayed out. It happens with all my VMs, regardless of the guest OS. "Enter Unity" is still available ...
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VLC is cropping my video for projector display

Context: What works: I'm trying to set up my VLC so that it displays through a projector. I set up my screen with two monitors, and set up VLC to have DirectX drawing to draw to the other screen. That ...
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Wrong chrome full screen resolution with multiple displays

I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7 64bit with two displays. The displays have different resolutions and aspect-ratios. My problem is best visible when playing back full-screen videos from a flash ...
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VirtualBox guest fullscreen picking up wrong monitor size

I am running Xubuntu 11.04 as a Host, with a Xubuntu 11.04 VirtualBox Guest OS. I have it set up so that when I put the Guest OS in full screen, it can detect the monitor settings and resizes. ...
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Why does DVD Player in OS X 10.5 “Leopard” exit full-screen mode during playback?

When playing a full screen movie with the built-in DVD Player in OS X 10.5 "Leopard", not with Front Row, the movie will occasionally exit fullscreen mode automatically. No message box has popped up, ...
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Metacity toggle fullscreen not working under Lucid; worked with Karmic

I'm working on a 11" screen, so I frequently want to use applications in fullscreen. I'm no expert on GNOME, but I remember doing a search a while back, and finding out about metacity, and how to use ...
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Cannot run games in fullscreen after installing USB graphics adapter

I purchased a USB 3.0 graphics card to get around my graphic card's limitation that only allows two active monitors at once. It works perfectly fine and now I'm able to use three monitors at once. ...
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How to get a fullscreen with tabs in Firefox

I want to have a fullscreen with the tabs bar in Firefox running on top of Ubuntu 14.10, how can I do that?
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How to automatically make a program fullscreen when on a second monitor

Is there a way to automatically display any program window in fullscreen mode (resizing it, magnifier) on a second screen, even if it's not possible with the program itself?
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Changing fullscreen default resolution in Windows

So, I have a graphics card (GTX660) which handles some pretty awesomely resolution, and a monitor which only supports up to 1920x1080. Most games are fine: they have at least one of: Alt+Enter ...
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Chromium - Youtube minimizing to wrong screen on dual-monitor linux setup

Youtube fullscreen works perfectly on my Linux machine, the only problem is that whenever I watch a video in it and exit fullscreen mode Chromium suddenly appears on the other screen. I assume this ...
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Making windowed performance same as full-screen?

As you all well know, running software (let's say some demanding game) in a windowed mode drastically reduces the performance of the application (framerate), presumably because of the desktop, ...
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Force program to be fullscreen when it is the active window

I use XBMC as a media center and a game launcher. Basically it links out to the games or emulator and then when I exit the game it returns to XBMC. Half the time it returns to its full screen state, ...
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hide all toolbars in osx safari 7 whilst in fullscreen view (like chrome)

I have been able to remove all toolbars except the address and tabs bar whilst in fullscreen view on safari 7. Seems as though the option to remove the tabs bar is greyed out and I see no option for ...
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Menus of panels of centos 6.5 not always accesable when virtualbox guest windows 8.1 is on fullscreen

I have a computer with CentOS release 6.5 (x64) installed as a host. In a virtual machine of Virtualbox (4.3.6 r91406) I have a guest Windows 8.1 (x64) with guest additions installed. The Windows ...
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Cannot Fullscreen Windows 7 Guest OS in a Mac OSX Mavericks Host in VirtualBox

I installed Windows 7 and the appropriate VirtualBox Guest Additions but now the "Switch to Full-screen" and "Switch to Scaled Mode" are greyed out. "Switch to Seamless Mode" is the only option ...
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Eyefinity fullscreen issue

After 3 years I finally got 3 monitors to work together. Now, when I go to YouTube and click full screen, it will jump to the middle screen and the 2 other screens will be black and the controls will ...
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Fullscreen application over two monitors

I have a dual-head setup running Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome/Unity (the default desktop). What I'm trying to achieve is to display Firefox in "fullscreen" mode (e.g. hit F11 after it is launched), and ...
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How to show time of day (7:42 AM) in VLC fullscreen mode?

Is there a way to show the time of day in the corner somewhere which in VLC fullscreen mode?
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Is there a tool which shows the clipboard content in full screen?

I have to read a lot of small pieces of text which come from different sources. Because of this I would like to have a small tool which allows me to show the text which is currently in clipboard in ...