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Is Flash typically slow on Linux?

Specifically, I'm running Mint 8 (Helena). I'm extremely new to Linux, and was searching for a solution that was user-friendly and GUI oriented. The box won't be used for much other than web browsing ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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How can I remove a website from the exceptions list for a plugin on Mozilla Firefox that is set to “ask to activate”?

I normally have Mozilla Firefox ask me before activating shockwave flash on account of a slight bit of instability I notice when I tried to use YouTube. I have it set to "allow and remember" on most ...
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How can I embed a YouTube video in OneNote?

How can I embed a YouTube video in OneNote?
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Download videos from youtube as I see it

This may seem a somewhat strange requirement : I want to download youtube videos as I see it. I know that I would have to capture the packets using a program like wireshark , and I do know that this ...
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How to selectively filter videos from YouTube with Squid

Here's the scenario: I have a 7 and 4 year old and I'm setting up a computer for them to use which would include unsupervised times. I've set up squid so that they can only get to websites that are ...
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Youtube video only play for 50 seconds to a minute and a half

When i go to watch a Youtube video it will play for 50 seconds to a minute and a half. Why is it doing this? I have cleared my cookies and all other browsing history and re installed chrome and it ...
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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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Black screen issue playing videos in youtube on Google Chrome

when i play a video in youtube there is a black screen, see - http://prntscr.com/2wzrmn, altough i can use the interactions and hear the audio, i can't see the video. There is enough space in my C ...
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Is there a way to watch videos (for example on YouTube) faster?

Is there a way to watch videos (for example on YouTube) faster? I mean faster rate. I don't have problems with buffering etc., but I need to speed up videos :)
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Video progress bar will not go away in full screen

At the beginning of the summer I started to have a problem with YouTube where the progress bar would not disappear in full screen. I just refreshed the page and it would go away. Now, if I change any ...
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Processing YouTube video in ffmpeg

I'm using ffmpeg for taking screenshots from video. Is it possible to take screenshots from YouTube video without downloading video to hard drive?
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Which Codec to avoid Recompression in youtube & vimeo

Which codec to use to compress videos that youtube and vimeo don't recompress ? to avoid the quality loss of recompression @Chris let me make it more specific (i posted a geneal question so that ...
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How can I determine the minimum theoretical internet speed needed for smooth streaming in each Youtube video quality?

How can I determine the minimum constant internet bandwidth that is theoretically needed for smooth streaming in each video quality levels for Youtube: 480p, 720p and 1080p?
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What are the best encoding options in Adobe Premiere for uploading a video to YouTube?

Adobe Premiere suggests a list of presets when encoding a video. For me, the good candidates to encode for YouTube are: HDTV 1080p 24 High Quality HDTV 1080p 25 High Quality HDTV 1080p 29.97 High ...
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Youtube screen is blank (black) when viewing via YouTube (http)

Browser - Chrome (latest version - 10.0.648.204) On http://www.youtube.com, the player never displays - the whole Flash area (including where controls should be at the bottom) is just black. ...
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YouTube video Stops

Whenever I'm watching a YouTube video the downstream just stops at a random point (normally at the middle of the video), and whatever I try to do (reload the page, clean cache) I just can't watch the ...
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Chrome: force youtube to play video in h.264 instead of WebM/VP9

I am using Chrome as my usual browser on OS X. Since the introduction of VP9, youtube videos are now mostly streamed in VP9, requiring a lot of CPU computing to decode and killing my battery. In ...
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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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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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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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How can I disable the advertisements shown before YouTube videos in Safari

Before creating this post I read this similar post, but there is no solution for blocking ads in Safari. I use AdBlock version 2.6.4 for Safari 6.0.5, but it simply doesn't block YouTube ads. How can ...
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Which tool can upload videos to multiple sites (with scheduling, queueing)? [closed]

Are there software that lets you upload videos to video hosting sites? Video sites it should support: YouTube Google Video Megavideo ... Features it should support: Scheduling upload Queuing of ...
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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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YouTube pages unresponsive on Chrome

For one or two days now, whenever I open a YouTube page on Google Chrome, I have dialog boxes similar to this one : On this screenshot, the active tab is not the YouTube page, but the same bug ...
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Youtube saturates my network connection but video display quality is low

When I open several pages, without starting videos on those pages, Youtube makes background connections (shown in iftop as 74.125.105.x:80 and 173.194.5.x:80 primarily [Google]) that saturate my ...
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Hue shift on youtube.com (but not when embedded!) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Red and blue are swapped on Youtube This is easily the oddest problem I've yet had. When I'm on youtube, and I look at a video, the hue is all wrong. Pure red becomes ...
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How to download only subtitles of videos using youtube-dl

How can I download subtitles of a list of videos using youtube-dl? I need an option for this. However I could not find an option to download only subtitles
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How to loop YouTube videos?

Is there any plugin/script for Google Chrome (or any other browser) which allows me to play any YouTube video in a loop without any user intervention? I know of youtuberepeater.com but I don't want to ...
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Problem downloading youtube videos using Free Download Manager

Free Download Manager (FDM) claims to be able to download flash videos from various sites including Youtube. I follow the directions given here to download Youtube videos. The only thing FDM ...
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Embed Youtube in Powerpoint 2013

I have found multiple descriptions on the Internet about how to add Youtube videos in Powerpoint 2013, but in each case I am hung up on a single step. When I go to Insert->Video->Online Video I see ...
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Optimal video resolution and encoding for recording games for YouTube?

I want to record video from games, therefore I cannot use very large video resolution, but I still want to make the large video view to look as sharp as the original encoded video before upload. I ...
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Youtube's large player button doesn't work in Firefox

When I click the button below, the video player doesn't expand. I am using Firefox 8.0.1 Windows 7 64-bit. Any ideas how to fix it? Note: I do not experience this problem in my other browsers like ...
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Not start movie by default on YouTube? [closed]

I like to go to YouTube and open a few (1-10) movies in tabs and after it has loaded I watch it (I have to manually pause every movie after I open it). Is there some way to make YouTube pause it by ...
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Is there a way to see all comments I have made on Youtube/googleplus? [closed]

I have my posts public on youtube/googleplus, basically the same entity now, and I can't find a way to see all of the comments I have made. I have been at this for about an hour and feel like an ...
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Copying text from YouTube to Clipboard introduces dashes?

Here's an example of a link I found on YouTube in the comments section of a video. gnu.org/distros/free-distros.h­tml This is the way it shows up in the comment. If I highlight this link and copy ...
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Fullscreen Video on a dual monitor setup

I like to watch youTube videos and Netflix videos while working/playing/surfing. Youtube is Flash and Netlix is silverlight. I have two Monitors on my Windows 7 box, how can I do full screen YouTube ...
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Why does my internet get disabled during an upload to YouTube?

If I start a file download before starting the video upload then the download will continue at full speed while the video uploads, but if I try to navigate to any webpage on any device on my network ...
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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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Disable Control-L hotkey on YouTube

I am used to using Ctrll to access my address bar. Unfortunately YouTube "helpfully" defines Ctrll as a hotkey to jump forward several seconds in the currently playing video, so I need a way to stop ...
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How can I merge downloaded YouTube videos into one?

I have downloaded 18 videos of a movie from YouTube in .flv format. Which software can I use to merge all 18 videos into one?
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What is lighter on resources in chrome FLASH or HTML5 video player?

What is lighter on resources in chrome FLASH or HTML5 video player? I'm asking both in general and specifically about youtube. I tend to have many youtube video windows open, so I'd like to know ...
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Uploading to YouTube makes all browser tabs and devices disconnect

Whenever I upload a video to YouTube all other browser tabs behave like there is no connection at all. It even affects my phone and other computers on the network therefor I think it has to do with my ...
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Youtube is not working on my computer for the past few days?

I am trying to use Youtube and it's not working. I got this code in view-source: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"> <html> <head <title> </title> ...
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Is there a way to re-arrange the movies in youtube's videobar?

I am using the Youtube's VideoBar. I have some videos in certain channel that should be in certain order. You tube for some reason arranges them in the opposite direction. Is there a way to change ...
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How do “youtube downloader” sites work? [duplicate]

Sites were you put in a youtube url, then it goes and gives you an mp4 or mp3 of the video. How does that work? Viewing the source of a youtube page gives me: <video class="video-stream ...
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How to subscribe to a youtube feed from linux command line?

I want to subscribe to a youtube channel and automatically download new videos to my linux machine. I know I could do this e.g. with miro, but I will not watch the videos using Miro, want to choose ...
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Windows - hosts file resets without my interference

I have a pretty long list of time-wasting sites in the hosts file and it is working just fine, however I'm experiencing a very strange behavior - every day or two (my PC turns on automatically every ...
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Downloading, Re-encoding, and Joining YouTube Videos

I've downloaded a set of Youtube Videos that are part of the same episode. Currently I've tried converting them into mp4 using ffmpeg and then joining with MP4Box. for f in *.flv; do ffmpeg -i "$f" ...
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Watching YouTube and saving network usage

Like me, some people may be constrained by the monthly cap they can consume the Internet usage. Thus, my question is, Will replaying YouTube videos again cost you twice the network usage? I always ...