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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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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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YouTube 502 Error on Windows 7 64-bit

this started 3 days ago, and it seems it is not going away. I don't know what to do, other than searching for solutions on web, and I am not a computer pro or geek type. Is this problem related with ...
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Is there any possible way to automute ads on YouTube?

This is probably going to be very difficult because YouTube uses both a flash player and a HTML5 player, but is there any possible way to make sure that when ads are being played, the volume is muted, ...
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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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vertical lines on screen(main cause might be youtube)

The issue is as follows: I am on a 2 screen setup, most of the time on my system it works fine, with gaming, programming and 3d modeling. When using youtube, the screen starts to glitch and display ...
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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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Youtube minimizes full screen on, 2 monitor setup [duplicate]

I am using windows 7. I am using two screens on my computer. When I watch YouTube one of them in full screen and the click on the other screen somewhere YouTube goes out of full screen. What is the ...
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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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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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Start YouTube upload at specific time, and shutdown computer afterwards?

Is there such an application to start a upload to YouTube at a specific time, and then shutdown the computer afterwards? I'd rather upload around 2am when no one on my network is trying to use the ...
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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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Youtube Control Bar Blurry

I am using Chrome on Windows 7 Ultimate x64, desktop computer I have adobe flash 11.8.800.168 installed, the latest one. I have already disabled Chrome's built in flash player. However, my youtube ...
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YouTube video won't play, shows zero length

A while ago I've uploaded a video that's about a minute long to YouTube. It's only accessible to those that have the URL. It used to play just fine. Now, when I go to play it, it immediately goes to ...
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Youtube & Network - sometime jumping in videos stop loading and cannot connect to internet unless reboot

Declare, not a duplicate of this since I don't use wireless: Youtube breaks my internet connection I use Firefox. Sometimes watching Youtube videos, I jump from my position to a not yet loaded ...
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Download and convert YouTube videos to MP3 and organise into channels/playlists

I'd like to download YouTube videos by specifying a YouTube channel URL or playlist URL. I then want to convert the videos to MP3 and put them in a separate folder according to the playlist. Is this ...
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Firefox - Google search no logo Youtube no CSS at 15/9/13

As the title says. Is anyone else having the same problem and is there a way to fix or is it Google's problem? But using Chrome it is total fine. So I used Inspect Element and found these addresses. ...
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How do I force youtube to not use HTML5 in chrome?

I have explicitly opted out of the trial: However about 10% of videos still play in HTML5. I found this question however that tells you how to do it in firefox and not chrome.
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Youtube - An error occurred, please try again later

I keep getting this error on a majority of Youtube videos with all browsers I try (Chrome, Firefox, even IE). Interestingly, youtube works fine when I view it through a proxy like ...
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Can't store Youtube videos directly to my FTP home server

I have a TP-Link TD-W8968 ADSL router modem, which supports FTP server application by hooking a USB mass storage device on it. Previously I was downloading all my .torrent files to my computer, but ...
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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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youtube video playing without sound when downloaded?

I have been looking for this since a long long time. I have downloaded a few videos from you-tube using IDM(all mp4). When I opened the video in VLC media player,a black screen appeared and started ...
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Video - How to open .a Video format?

I downloaded several files from Video-Sharing websites (Like YouTube and others) with IDM which is downloaded Completely. But the Extension of these videos are .a. I Changed extension to .webm, then i ...
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Youtube embedding with different audio track

My question (my first, hope it's ok) is like this: I film weddings. I want to post them online, using youtube. The problem is the audio which is often marked as "not my content". Is it possible to ...
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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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Why does one of my monitors turns off (sleep) when I switch to fullscreen on Flash (Youtube,…)?

I just got a new monitor (kept the old one as extended desktop). Whenever I switch to (or from) fullscreen mode on a youtube video on the new monitor (which is the main one), it turns off for 2-3 ...
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Automatically lower volume during Youtube advertisements

Would it be possible to implement a solution to automatically lower audio playback volume during Youtube advertisements, on PC/Mac/Linux, or on IOS/Android? I don't mean necessarily the Youtube video ...
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Adblock Plus filter to block youtube 'Popular feed videos ' on homepage?

I don't like the Youtube's popular feed videos on front page, few of them have adult stuff or NSFW thumbnails which i don't like. its a distraction. I added a custom filter i.e. main-feed-content' ...
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YouTube force video to play in HTML5 mode

I am a Lubuntu user and find Flash to be extremely laggy on it. I signed up for the YouTube HTML5 beta and, after a while was able to watch videos using the HTML5 player. However, recently videos ...
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YouTube video stops/skips at advertisement

I'm recently experiencing that all of my YouTube videos stops downloading (and playing) whenever the Ad should come (it stops every time I get to the "yellow" sign). If it's in a playlist, right after ...
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Video crashes whenever I play a video in youtube

Whenever I play a video in Youtube, the clip plays for several seconds until unexpectedly crashing with an error "An error has occurred. Please try again later". This only happens when playing videos ...
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Easiest way to remove parts of YouTube page

I'm using Firefox, and I've searched userscripts.org for a Greasemonkey script to block or remove certain sections that seem to just show up on my YouTube page. I mostly want to block the section ...
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Conkeror won't play youtube videos

I installed the Conkeror web browser on Max OS X 10.7.5 using 'conkeror_mac_bundler.git' (I couldn't get XULrunner to install using macports) shown to me on the installation guide with Firefox 22. I ...
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Converting a youtube video to mp3 using ffmpeg WITHOUT youtube-dl?

Is it possible to convert a youtube video to mp3 using ffmpeg but without youtube-dl to first put in on the server? All the examples I've seen involve youtube-dl first to extract the physical video ...
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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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Chrome: Youtube will play videos but no functionality on any interactions on page

I'm having a really weird problem with Chrome. Google Chrome Version 27.0.1453.110 m When I go to YouTube I can watch videos, but on the video page, clicking on any interactions such as the Share ...
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Free Download Manager won't download YouTube videos in MP4

Free Download Manager used to be able to download HD MP4 YouTube videos, but every time I try to download a video I only get FLV files. I've set the videos to 1080p but they are downloaded as FLV (no ...
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Software emulating audio out

Is there any software that can work in the following scenario. Install a "playback" device that grabs audio from a program producing audio For example: I am streaming to Twitch.tv using OBS and I ...
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Why are YouTube videos having so much trouble?

I am getting sick and tired of this. Youtube, in my browser, Google Chrome 26.0.14.1065, on my MacBook Pro, is running so slowly. I am at the point where I can download a 10 min video before it loads ...
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Video processing to support different web players and qualities

I am trying to accomplish something similar to YouTube player. The biggest issue I'm facing now is how should I process user uploaded video files. For example, since I want to switch between 240p, ...
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How to automatically auto play youtube videos?

Can I make youtube always autoplay videos on page load? I know everyone always wants to stop this it seems... Specifically embedded videos.
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On Chrome, Youtube and Google search frequently doesn't load because of “failed to load resource”

Sometimes (randomly) when I search on Google, I get a white page. When I open developer console, I see "failed to load resource" This only happens on Youtube and Google on Google Chrome. I've ...
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Why is YouTube buffering/loading behavior so horrible in Chrome?

I have been suffering from this for months, possibly even years, and I still don't have the slightest clue about the cause. Let's say I open a video on YouTube in Chrome, like Jamie Hyneman's ...
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Youtube buffering weirdness

sometimes I have problems when loading some youtube videos. To settle the obvious: when running these tests, I was the only one actively using the internet connection in the home and there was no ...
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YouTube video page not loading

The Youtube website is working fine for me, i.e, I can browse the site fine and search videos. But when I click on any videos, I just get a blank page. For example, let's say I open YouTube and ...
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Why can I not watch YouTube videos on Google Chrome?

I used to be able to watch YouTube videos with no problems, but at some point in the last several weeks, something went wrong. Whenever I try to watch a video, it says This video is unavailable ...
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I can't stream videos anymore

I can't stream videos anymore. Suddenly, without installing anything or changing anything I stopped being able to stream any videos. I have an Ad blocker on and a tracking site blocker as well. Both ...
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YouTube web no sound but VLC has sound

On Windows 7, in YouTube web client (in latest Chrome) - videos play, but without sound. IIRC, they used to play with sound some days earlier on the same machine. Pretty sure I did not change any ...
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How to control youtube playback with Microsoft keyboard media buttons? [duplicate]

Is there a way to control youtube playback with play/stop media button on a Microsoft keyboard? Thanks
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Browser does not play YouTube video

Whenever I click on any direct link to a video it opens a completely blank page, though I can download any video by using download manager software and also see video from the user page [ex: ...