Browser is the term used for a program that's used to display web pages. It comes from the phrase "browse the Internet".

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Listen for mouse extra-buttons in browser

I would like to use extra button of my Logitech mouse in a web context. I am on Ubuntu (but there is similar things in other OS), and I can bind these buttons with OS actions. -> Answer for: Is ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from treating all URLs with a common base as SSL connections

I host several websites via an ISP-provided DNS name, and I split them up beyond my router's port 80 using an installation of haproxy. It has worked very well for my (I think it's 11) unique websites ...
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Why can I access a domain from a computer and not from another one on same local network

I registered a new domain name but forgot to setup dns servers. I typed the domain on a computer and was redirected to registrar parking page. So I added dns server and could access the domain on any ...
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Any text to image softwares using same/similar font rendering engines as web browsers? [on hold]

I want to add texts onto lots of tranparent png images. I have tried ImageMagick using -annotate paramater to do so, but output was not as i wanted. It renders the fonts differently than how i see ...
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Browser only audio clipping

I have a strange sound clipping problem that seems to be isolated to browser/html5/flash audio. It seems to be isolated only to videos played through my browser and happens the same whether I use the ...
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Does upgrading from IE8 to IE11 erase old IE8 stig settings?

I hardened Internet Explorer 8 on a 2012 R2 Box according to latest IE8 Disa Stigs. A coworker accidentally installed IE11, realized his mistake and then rolled it back to IE8. Will the IE8 Disa ...
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Prohibit pages from doing refresh (to logout etc)

Is there a setting in Mozilla to prohibit the pages from doing a refresh of the whole page? For example, I was just using multiple tabs when banking with Capital One. All the old tabs kept logging ...
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Chrome max connections only allows 1 file to load at a time, how to increase?

on some sites in chrome, for example loading direct video files from a server only allows 1 current stream to play in browser until the next will load. If i have a server with 2 direct video files, ...
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How to Override Web Browser “Keyboard shortcut Ctrl-A is disabled”

Is there a way to override a web browser preventing me from using Ctrl-A to select all text in an editable input text box? It is just annoying given that I need to select all the text so I can delete ...
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How can I stop my browser from opening up itself and loading a page when internet is connected?

When I connect to the internet through a dongle (ISP: Tata Photon+/Tata Indicom) it opens up my default browser (google chrome) and logs on to the homepage of my ISP which is integrated by Yahoo!. I ...
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How to show Matlab local documentation in system browser when pressing F1?

I'm using Windows7 and Matlab R2013a on my PC. I find it impossible to copy/paste in Matlab's window help or help browser: so I click Get Page Address and copy the command: web([docroot ...
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Opera Turbo and proxy

Opera Turbo There, they says: How does it work? When you enable Opera Turbo, the pages you request are passed through one of Opera's data-saving servers. The server removes any extraneous ...
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Website forcing mobile interface on Desktop browser

#0: The website in the title is MakeMyTrip. One month ago, I booked my ticket for a journey through this website. I used my Firefox 36.0 (Linux) to do such. The user-agent wasn't tweaked either. The ...
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stop ie from closing when draging out a shortcut

I mostly use Firefox but at work all their stuff is setup to use IE and I can't change that. so I'm stuck with using IE and I've noticed one uber annoying thing it does. so I've got several tabs open ...
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How can I do a zoom with the browser via the keyboard and without a scrollwheel?

I have a notebook without a scoll wheel. What is the keyboard command for zooming in the browser? I wanto be able to zoom to 100% on a page that is blown up to 150%.
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Google chrome is reading characters backwards

Google Chrome is my favorite browser, and I can't imagine going on without it. Suddenly (without closing and re-opening) the browser; chrome has been reading characters upside down, very weird: ...
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ISP is inserting ads into web pages

My ISP is inserting ads into web pages randomly (it is like a popup in the bottom right side). I have tried different browsers but same thing happens. I know it is not caused by any virus because ads ...
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How to wait until a page is loaded before rendering it?

I am writing a research paper that includes a comparison between two dynamic web apps. Namely, I want to compare the time it takes to accomplish a similar task on both of the apps. I know that one of ...
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How to alert if an unwanted Cookie was set on my own website?

My website needs 4 different cookies. From time to time an additional cookie appears (Update: for my domain!) that is not set through my PHP code. As I do not use external javascripts as long I'm ...
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Can Chrome extensions install other?

Is it real, that current installed in browser Chrome extensions can install other? Or all extensions from Google Store are safe, and cant contain viruses?
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Java Plugin Missing in Chrome [duplicate]

I have JRE installed on my PC, however in chrome Java plugins are missing, it was working fine, since today, Java plugin is missing from Chrome browser. I have installed JRE, but problem still ...
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Chrome complains about HSTS

As of April 13, navigating to Facebook returns a giant red padlock with a NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID response. Like, a really big padlock. The error message seemed descriptive enough, so browsed some ...
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How does Trusteer Rapport install itself in all my browsers?

Like so many people, I am forced to install Trusteer Rapport to use the online platform of my bank. I ran the installer and now Trusteer Rapport is installed in all my browsers: Internet Explorer, ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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How do you get rid of malicious safari browser extension?

I am running Safari 8.0.4 on OS X 10.10.2 I think when I installed filezilla there was also a malicious browser extension installed in Safari. Here is what the extension preferences panel looks like: ...
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Multiple installations of Firefox

This might sound a little insane, but I'd like to have separate browsers for my everyday/research and social-network browsing. I could install another Browser like Chrome, Opera etc. but I am not very ...
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When I open and load a certain websites in Chrome on Windows 7 (32-bit) I can see only the source code of that website

When I open and load a certain websites in Chrome on Windows 7 (32-bit) I can see only the source code of that website. Could this be virus? How I can delete if so?
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How to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out?

bHow to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out? I'm talking about Firefox but in other browsers (like Chrome) if you have the answer the good.
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Upgrading the Google Chrome browser

I'm having some difficulties upgrading the Chrome browser. This is the upgrade reminder from Gmail today: My current version on about:version is: Then, I uninstalled the current Chrome browser ...
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Browser not blocking popups

I have disable showing popups for all sites in my chrome browser. But when I visit http://www.hdfcbank.com/ and click Login , it show a pop up window. Why chrome is not blocking this? Are there some ...
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How to freeze chrome browser settings?

Some weeks ago my mom's computer got Rts.dsrlte.com Browser Hijacker problem. I wasn't at home and only today I got to fix it after changing the browser settings. I don't know how that malware got ...
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Does some browser support Java Applets anymore? [Debian 7] [on hold]

As fate would have it, I find myself trying to solve some challenges on an old website from 2005. Some of these depend on delivering Java applets to your browser. I am on Chrome 41, and of course it ...
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How can I force Firefox to render the page before it's fully loaded?

As far as I know, HTML protocol allows browser to render while still fetching the entire data. I do need to be able to read static pages before all those web fonts and other polish finish, which on ...
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Does the Edge web-browser by Microsoft run on multiple platforms (i.e. Linux, Mac, Windows)?

Does the Edge web-browser by Microsoft run on multiple platforms (i.e. Linux, Mac, Windows)? (Is Edge cross-platform?)
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Browsers (IE, Chrome, new installed Firefox) not displaying most pages

TL;DR Windows 7 x64 all browsers (even fresh installed) don't render almost any page. But network traffic is fine (http 200ok payload correct), no proxy, no malware etc. started occuring after ...
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Redirect all Browser Traffic to a Single Web Page

Simply put, I want to make a Windows 8.1 machine redirect all traffic to a page I specify. For instance, if I use Google Chrome, and type in any URL, I want the user to end up on, for example, ...
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Windows 8.1 opens IE even though Chrome is default browser. Can I change?

I'm sure its a Windows issue, not a matter of certain programs being hardcoded to use IE (as suggested here) because... well, its Google's Picassa (among others) that's launching IE and if any program ...
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Websites won't load beside having Connection

Since today I'm not able to load webpages on my pc. This happened after I resumed the suspended Windows. I am connected to my Router via WLan (tried lan, lan via wlan client; no difference) and while ...
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Browser webpage screenshots hidpi on non hidpi display [duplicate]

In the upcoming release of my companies new website we're willing to support hidpi screens so the website looks more freshy on those who support it. The main problem is that i don't got a hidpi ...
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How can I manipulate the browser fingerprint?

The test here worries me: http://panopticlick.eff.org/ and I'd like to know if there is a good way to manipulate the browser fingerprint?
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Chrome/Other browsers changes the colors of a picture

So I've been having this issue on my home desktop, where the colors of a picture could be completely different from the actual colors, when the browser renders it out. I am only having this issue on ...
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ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING from Chrome

when i type chrome://help/ in Chrome's address bar, i get Version 41.0.2272.101 m Google Chrome is up to date. but when i try to go to https://twitter.com i get on win8.1: This web ...
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How to increase the number of pdf files firefox/thunderbird can open

I'd like to know if there is a setting that limits the number of PDF files which can be open at any point in time in the firefox or thunderbird browser. I have a large amount of PDF open in my browser ...
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Create origin aliases for a web browser?

Is there a way to configure browsers with a list of "origin aliases" so that a web app functions as expected? If so, how? For example, I would like to tell the browser https://wiki and ...
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All zip files downloaded as 7zip

Ever since I downloaded 7zip, and even after I uninstalled it, is that all my zip files are downloaded as 7z files. How in the world can I stop this?! I have been looking for answers for about a month ...
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Firefox stopped working with our app after 36.0.1

We have a web application that works on all browsers and firefox before 36.0.1 Have done all the typical things, clearing cache, reinstalling ff, etc. Multiple different machine from different ...
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avoid sock puppet detection(creating two account) in a site

some sites block your account if they detect a sock puppeting (creating more than one account for one person). Somehow when you create an account**(A)** ,then reinstall your system and create an ...
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Accessing web address via Run Dialog

I am experiencing a strange behavior when trying to access a web page by typing its address in Windows Run Dialog. Usually, when I just open the Run Dialog (WIN+R) and type in a web page address, the ...
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Use Firefox to open an external program and pass the URL as a parameter, ie click to stream with MPC

I'm looking for an add-on or another way to have Firefox (or Chrome or anything else really) open an external program when clicking on certain links and send the URL I clicked to that program. I know ...
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How to change default naming convention for duplicate downloads

I found a similar question on this site, but it wasn't exactly a match and no one solved it. I save and organize many pictures, everyday. Most of them come in sets. So I name the first picture ...