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When I play a live stream youtube video in VLC the resolution drops?

When i am playing any regular video in VLC from youtube the quality remains the same. But when I put in a url for a livestream youtube link the quality drop down to to 480p. Is there a way to maintain ...
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How to download videos from YouTube with subtitles?

How do I download videos from YouTube with subtitles / captions? I'd tried by using youtube-dl, with --write-srt --str-lang flags but I always get: WARNING: video has no closed captions.
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Casting youtube from app to PC's browser

I know it's possible to stream youtube from an app to a Smart TV. Since I have a laptop connected to my TV I'd like to do something similar. I like to cast from my Iphone's youtube app to my laptop ...
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Youtube Videos cause pc to freeze and make scary noise

I used to have this problem where I'd be watching a video (using Flash Player in Firefox) and every so often the screen and sound would freeze. The sound just freezes to a weird noise cross between ...
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Use Media Keys for Soundcloud, YouTube, etc.. in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox in version 39.0. My keyboard has Media Keys and I want to use them for controlling sites like Soundcloud, Youtube, etc.. Is that possible?
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How to redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from HTTPS to https automatically?

I am using FireFox on Linux and I want to redirect HTTP URLs in YouTube videos to HTTPS. YouTube’s videos are from googlevideo.com so I want to use HTTPS instead of HTTP: ...
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Every 10 mins: YouTube sound goes down and Windows Media Player stops

This is really weird, every 10 minutes, YouTube sound goes down, but not showing it. With this last I mean that the volume controller is max, as is the windows volume controller. When this happen I ...
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FFMPEG webcam stream to Youtube drops frames

I need to do a live videostream on Youtube using a Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. My OS is Fedora 20, and the command I am trying to use is: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 -flags +global_header -ac 1 ...
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How Use Google's YouTube Speech Recognition without uploading videos to YouTube?

I have a lot of lecture video content that I would like to have the subtitles for. YouTube automatically generates subtitles for videos under certain conditions (those conditions are still somewhat of ...
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Why do YouTube videos become greyish in Chrome if hardware acceleration is disabled?

Update: One of the tests has shown that the problem persists on certain devices even if the hardware acceleration is enabled. The 4 screenshots below were taken on Windows 10, Chrome 47.0.2526.111 m ...
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YouTube acting weird in Chrome

Frequently YouTube gets screwed up in my Chrome (both on Mac and Win7)... the thumbnails on the right are blank, cannot vote or comment (seems like javascript is turned off). What helps is to clear ...
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Youtube not loading completely in chrome

Dont know why youtube is not loading completely in chrome.It was working fine till yesterday.Few screenshots are normal zoom pic and zoom:50%.My internet speed is fine as all other sites are opening ...
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How do I stop Youtube autoplay in Google Chrome?

I want to disable Youtube autoplay in Google Chrome. I followed the instructions in How to Disable YouTube Video Autoplay I went to chrome://chrome/settings/content and changed the settings to ...
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Which layer7 protocol used the YouTube streaming

I want to restrict the bandwidth on YouTube in pfsense firewall. I try to setup layer7 with set the limit on http video/audio,flash, swf protocol and created the separate rule for YouTube but did not ...
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How to stream Youtube audio from a Windows machine to a DLNA client?

I.e., just the audio. I have an ONKYO receiver that only supports audio streaming over DLNA, no video.
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WiFi Drops Whenever YouTube is Accessed

I have several internet devices in my house. Among them are two laptops, two Android phones, and an Xbox One. My Router is a Linksys E2500. Whenever YouTube is watched, about 20 or 30 seconds in, the ...
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Upload to youtube and keep all mp4 settings

Is it possible to create an mp4 in such a way that youtube will more or less leave it alone when uploaded? I.E. I want to upload a file to youtube, and then re-download it later using a firefox plugin ...
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How to hide the time box on the YouTube player that partially blocks/covers thumbnail preview?

I use yoga videos on YouTube but when reviewing a new video I will scan the contents of the video by hovering my mouse along the trackbar to see how difficult the yoga routine may be. When part of the ...
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Youtube responds super slowly

I'm using the latest version of Google Chrome on Windows 8.1, and Youtube is really slow to react to mouse commands. When I mouse over anything it takes almost a full second to respond. Same with ...
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Cannot show Chinese on any Google Service in Chrome

I got some weird thing when using Chrome. I can visit any site, with Chinese letters like Facebook, but the browser cannot show Chinese in Google service, aka YouTube, Google Photos, etc.. It just ...
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Chrome youtube doesn't play/Twitch plays with no sound

I have OS X Yosemite, Chrome version 40.0.2214.115 (64-bit) When I open youtube video it loads but I can't play the video. I didn't download any extensions before youtube stopped working correctly ...
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Firefox 43: Uploading to Youtube results in DoS behaviour

I've been trying to upload a video to my channel today, only to notice that Firefox starts using 100% CPU time on a single core and then suddenly, I and everyone in my household can't connect to the ...
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Blocking a specific user from accessing YouTube [closed]

I have a D-Link router. I'm trying to block a specific user of the network in question from accessing YouTube, due to the high bandwidth it consumes. My problem is the following: YouTube has so many ...
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Why can't I paste into youtube comments on firefox

I don't know when this happened, but today I noticed that I cannot paste text into youtube comments on firefox 40.0.3. It still works just fine on Chrome. I tried to use an addon to copy plain text ...
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Can't access Twitter/Facebook/Youtube after upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

I have upgraded my Windows 7 x64 to Windows 10. The problem I have is that I can't access Twitter/Facebook/Youtube on all my browsers. They just timeout on connecting. I have disabled my anti-virus. ...
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Is it possible to disable stream alerts on my Youtube subscription feed?

I really don't care about streams on YouTube, and I get alerted whenever a stream is announced on my subscription feed. I can't just unsubscribe because, of cource, I really enjoy their videos proper. ...
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Caching YouTube videos across loads

Is there a way to force the browser to cache loaded YouTube videos across page loads? In other words, if you refresh some video page in which the video already started loading (or is fully loaded), ...
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How do I block Youtube's suggested videos?

I find myself wasting far too much time watching Youtube videos. I start by watching a legitimate video, and then click on one of the suggested videos, and keep on going for hours. Is there a way to ...
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Embedded YouTube videos don't go fullscreen in Facebook

I am using Chrome and this just happens in Facebook and just for YouTube videos (HTML5). When going fullscreen it shows the video in for a second and than the video disappears and I see the Facebook ...
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PC firefox play youtube video on samsung smart tv youtube app

From my android phone I can play any YouTube video on my Samsung Smart TV or my Chromecast. I would like to play YouTube videos from my PC with Firefox on other smart devices, too. Scenario: I ...
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Slow file upload on youtube (2-3 mbit) with Chrome versus 10-12 mbit in Firefox

Both browsers is last version. Speed data is from network meter gadget. Highest upload I saw on youtube is 27 mbit in chrome. But atm its just 2 mbits. When uploading simultaneously I get about 13 ...
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youtube video file direct downloading / downloading blocked videos

for example, here is a video that is blocked in every country:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUOzJt8H3Y4 how come this site:https://www.youtube2mp3.cc/ can get/download its audio track in mp3, but ...
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How to Download Youtube Videos into different segments

I am aware of tons of Firefox Addons that enable downloading of Youtube videos. However, I am in a situation where my net connection frequently breaks and the download process is reset. I plan to ...
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youtube-dl : Downloading a youtube user's complete video collection

Previously, whenever I had to download a user's complete videos, I'd just use something like: youtube-dl -ciw ytuser:LinusTechTips But now this does not seem to work anymore. When I issue this ...
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Can't reach google sites (search, gmail, youtube, etc)

I'm having a weird problem with my computer (windows 10 desktop) where none of my browsers are able to access Google related websites. pinging google.com gets a timeout. I've tried reseting, clearing ...
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Browser pages won't load Chrome and Firefox after Java SDK install

For weeks now, Facebook doesn't load properly. Just texts flushed to the left of the screen. Recently, it loaded well. Then back to overlapping texts. Forbes.com doesn't load. Youtube videos don't ...
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How to stream a complex video to YouTube using ffmpeg?

I have a video that I'd like to stream live on YouTube using ffmpeg. The video has no audio, but rather busy visuals (lots of rapidly changing colors). I'm trying to stream at 720p, but whenever I ...
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Why does youtube.com use 100% CPU?

I am running Firefox 3.6.6 on Windows XP SP2 on a Dual Core. Why does my CPU usage increase up to 100% for one core when I watch movies on youtube.com?
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Buffer only if clicked on play button in a youtube video in Chrome HTML5

To save bandwidth, is it possible to buffer a video only if play button or some other button is clicked? I basically want to open youtube pages or other embedded videos, only for seeing the comments ...
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Multi-threaded fule upload with Chrome

I have 100 mbit GPON internet connection with about 80 mbit upload speed. When I try to upload video on youtube with Mozilla 42, it uploads with 4-5 mbits. In chrome, uploading stars with same speed ...
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Single Queue for Multiple Streaming Video Services

I use multiple streaming video services (iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube), and I'd like to create a single, consolidated streaming queue across all services instead of having to jump from service to ...
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turn off annotations on youtube permanently

I want to turn off annotations permanently on youtube. I have unchecked the "Show annotations on videos" box, but I still see annotations. Are there any firefox plugins like YouTube High Definition ...
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Firefox won't play Youtube videos anymore

I use Firefox as default browser on my Mac. For some reason I can't play Youtube videos anymore. Facebook videos work, and Youtube videos play fine in Safari. If I restart with all addons disabled, it ...
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Firefox 16.02 won't play Youtube HTML5 video - I did a clean install of Firefox

I get the error message on the youtube video screen: "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to view our FAQ about HTML5 video. The FAQ page says ...
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FLV video has no sound, when played with mplayer, VLC refuses to play it at all

I have downloaded this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpznCSeqMxw as a flv file. When I now try to play it, mplayer says Audio: no sound and shows the video, but no sound (which is, why I ...
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Speech Removed from Speaker Playback when Playing Specific File

Really weird problem I cannot get my head around. So playing the below youtube video using the speaker on my Windows Phone (Lumia 1520) I can hear all background music but no speech. This occurs ...
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Formatting for YouTube captions

Is it possible to add even simple formatting for YouTube captions? (e.g. bold, italics, underlined.) Briefly Googling, some suggest that adding html-style markup to your .srt or .vtt files will work, ...
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How to stretch our movie on Youtube?

Here is a movie I created on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-7n-gH_ZM0 but there is a problem. Its size is changed to square when i upload it on youtube which makes it difficult to read. ...
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How can I extract audio from a YouTube video?

I would like to hear Linus' talk about Git from youtube on my way to work, which means I'm looking for an elegant way to extract .wav or .mp3 from a YouTube video.
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Can not download Youtube video as a single file using Flashgot

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Most of the times, when I try to download a Youtube video using flashgot extension for Firefox (version 14.0.2), I am not able to download the video as one file but ...