[xubuntu-users] VLC on fullscreen in XFCE
joshua.oleary at btinternet.com
Tue Jun 26 08:28:42 UTC 2012
On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:38:19 -0400
Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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It was a fresh install, I always do fresh installs whenever possible. Seems rather strange how that problem occured, but at least I know how to solve it if it happens again.
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