[xubuntu-users] VLC on fullscreen in XFCE

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 01:38:19 UTC 2012

On 06/25/2012 04:23 PM, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> On 25/06/12 20:46, Ric Moore wrote:
>> On 06/25/2012 09:53 AM, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Has anyone noticed that VLC doesn't play videos properly in fullscreen
>>> under XFCE? The panel is still visible above the video. Using the hotkey
>>> F instead of clicking the fullscreen button still does the same thing,
>>> and it still happens using the latest daily build of VLC (2.1.0-git)
>>> from the PPA. Has anyone found a solution to this?
>> Works fine here, fully updated. :) Ric
> I seem to have found the actual problem - a bad vlc configuration. Running
> *rm -r ~/.config/vlc *seems to have solved the problem for me, at least
> for now. Why didn't I think of this before?!

That's why i usually prefer a fresh install to an update. There are no 
old config files lying around to make me crazy. I only back up 
documents/music/videos and projects that are not OS dependent. Just' my 
two cents, Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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