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[Platform_Linux] Fullscreen on wrong monitor
Flash player fullscreens to the incorrect monitor at incorrect resolution when using TwinView in Linux.
Steps to reproduce:
1. Configure dual monitors in Linux. Any version of Linux and Flash should be fine; I am using NVIDIA TwinView, Flash 10.3.181.26, Ubuntu 11.04, 64-bit. The monitors should not be running separate X sessions.
2. Open any Flash video in any browser, e.g. a Youtube video in Firefox 4. Press the button to make the video fullscreen.
The video goes fullscreen on the LEFTMOST monitor. If your screen resolutions are different, it may also be displayed at the wrong resolution.
The video should fullscreen on the same monitor as the browser window that launched it, at the correct resolution for that monitor.
Workaround (if any):
|Found In Build||10.3.181.26|
|Fixed In Build|
7:28:12 AM GMT+00:00 Mar 5, 2014
Flash video sites are unusable on a dual-monitor linux system.
7:37:38 PM GMT+00:00 Dec 17, 2013
I have become used to working on a dual monitor setup, keeping contact apps such as irc, pidgin, and e-mail open on my secondary monitor and using my primary monitor for everything else. Having video cover up my contact apps prevents my quick response, and it wastes the quality of my larger primary monitor. This greatly hurts my workflow.
1:03:26 AM GMT+00:00 Oct 15, 2012
Fullscreen should open on the same monitor as the window is on. Currently it's always put on the primary monitor.
1:22:49 PM GMT+00:00 Aug 31, 2012
Cannot have fullscreen on secondary monitor and working on the primary.
6:11:26 AM GMT+00:00 Jul 18, 2012
works for youtube, but fails for the flash over at ¨http://www.spill.com/Movie-Reviews/Default.aspx¨
swaps screens whenever u hit fullscreen.
6:17:10 PM GMT+00:00 May 7, 2012
Still happens here. Currently using :
8:00:07 PM GMT+00:00 Oct 24, 2011
I cannot watch fullscreen video on 1 monitor and do stuff on the other at the same time. Very annoying.
12:02:51 PM GMT+00:00 Oct 24, 2011
Makes youtube very annoying.
7:18:11 AM GMT+00:00 Sep 11, 2011
I can not watch any video via flashplayer in Fullscreen.
8:29:31 AM GMT+00:00 Jul 23, 2011
I have an external monitor aligned right of my notebook's LCD.
Fullscreen flash is always shown on the notebook screen nomatter which monitor the browser window is on.
This is true for Flash 10 "Square" AND Flash 11 beta on 64-bit Linux.
PLEASE FIX THIS!
11:09:58 PM GMT+00:00 Jul 21, 2011
Please fix this issue. It's one of the main things preventing me from using linux, and it's been around for AGES despite thousands of people complaining about it. It's time to fix it.
9:12:10 AM GMT+00:00 Jul 15, 2011
This issue is really annoying, please fix it soon!
1:27:08 AM GMT+00:00 Jul 15, 2011
I usually watch flash videos fullscreen on my secondary monitor and work on the main.with this issue it its impossible! I can't believe this can be so difficult to fix.thank you
7:19:19 AM GMT+00:00 Jul 9, 2011
Not beeing able to choose on which monitor something opens is just a total fail. I don't have two monitors to let programs decide where they "want" to be.
5:06:06 PM GMT+00:00 Jul 8, 2011
Don't watch flash videos on Linux.
7:22:03 AM GMT+00:00 Jul 8, 2011
Please fix this very soon. This bug is a severe usability issue (makes fullscreen on my 27" + 19" TwinView monitor setup nearly unusable) which has now been open for about three years. It has ben reported by hundreds of different users and you haven't taken any action yet.
Now is the time to fix it eventually.
11:31:16 AM GMT+00:00 Jun 29, 2011
I've reported this issue previously and I had attached a sequence of sreenchots about how to reproduce in order to help fix it ( see http://bugs.adobe.com/jira/browse/FP-562).
Because this bug affects Flash player for Linux in the last 3 years (when it was originally reported), my vote is to be resolved.
7:50:44 AM GMT+00:00 Jun 29, 2011
I can't watch any video in fullscreen.
3:06:55 AM GMT+00:00 Jun 29, 2011
I've been using two monitors of different resolution with TwinView for several years and have had this bug since I can remember; I've been watching the old bug for a while and saw the recent post about this new, more specific ticket, and decided to throw my vote in again.
5:01:58 PM GMT+00:00 Jun 28, 2011
Been waiting years to have this fixed. I want to be able to watch flash videos on the monitor I choose.