Youtube (HTML5 player) doesn't go to fullscreen

Abraham Baker z1693060 at students.niu.edu
Tue Jul 21 14:37:35 CEST 2015


The mpv solution works perfectly! Thanks!

I think that actually works better than the native fullscreen because I
could tile several borderless videos and make a video wall if I wanted to :)

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 2:51 AM, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:

> * Abraham Baker <z1693060 at students.niu.edu> [2015-07-20 15:21:28 -0500]:
> > When I go to any youtube video and try to make it fullscreen, nothing
> > happens.  The button that increases the video size (by moving the 'next
> > videos' bar) does work.
>
> As others have mentioned, that's a missing feature in QtWebKit.
>
> I recommend binding a key to open videos in a real video player like
> mpv - see the FAQ[1] (9.) for details.
>
> [1] https://github.com/The-Compiler/qutebrowser/blob/master/FAQ.asciidoc
>
> > I noticed during the Arch AUR git installation I had to install
> > python-pypeg manually before makepkg -s would even run.
>
> That's because that's an AUR package as well, and makepkg doesn't know
> about the AUR. When using an AUR helper[2], that should resolve this
> dependency for you.
>
> [2] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_Helpers
>
> Florian
>
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