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Whenever I pause a YouTube video which is playing in VLC for a few minutes and resume it, it simply plays a few seconds (presumably until the end of some cache) and then stops playback. Is there some way to get it to resume the connection to YouTube and continue playing/downloading?

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That's why I use cclive! :P – Marco Mar 16 '13 at 17:56
    
@Marco This works fine in Chromium (and used to work in Firefox until Flash started crashing), and cclive is a completely different use case. I'm using vlc to work around fullscreen issues, and I don't want to wait for the entire 1080p video to be downloaded before starting to watch. – l0b0 Mar 16 '13 at 17:59
    
Using smtube and not regretting it here – Deer Hunter Mar 16 '13 at 18:33
    
Still happens with vlc 2.2.1 – Ortomala Lokni Sep 27 '15 at 20:48

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