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Youtube keeps "pausing" the video im playing

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Sometimes when watching youtube the video will be paused, once I unpause it it immediately pauses it again, I dont know when and why this happens but it happens. Only extensions are honey, ecosia search and stylus

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I've had occasional video pausing on Windows due to the integration with the keyboard media controls: sound from another source pauses the video and it doesn't restart with the other sound ends. I don't know whether that is a possible issue on Linux, but you can take that out of the equation as follows:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste mediak and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled preference to switch the value from true to false

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I've had occasional video pausing on Windows due to the integration with the keyboard media controls: sound from another source pauses the video and it doesn't restart with the other sound ends. I don't know whether that is a possible issue on Linux, but you can take that out of the equation as follows:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste mediak and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled preference to switch the value from true to false

Any difference?

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