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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Keybinding to zoom in/out of flash widget

I'm looking for a keybinding to zoom in/zoom out of flash widgets similar to Ctrl++ and Ctrl+- on webbrowsers default aka increasing font size. I'm aware of the right click option, but from time to ...
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Turning all combo boxes into searchable input fields

Websites and webapps: Is there a method/addon/software which would allow me to turn any or selective combo boxes (i.e. drop down lists), on any website, into a searchable input field. Background: ...
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how to open closed window in chrome

I have opened two windows in chrome browser, in each window there are multiple pages . the first window is the most important for me, the second window is for search tabs. my problem is that I ...
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Chrome can't connect to internet (but other browsers can)

All of a sudden a couple days ago, my Chrome browser (v. 37, on Win7 desktop) stopped working. It just displays the "Google Dinosaur" with the message "Unable to connect to the Internet" (Error code: ...
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How to emulate a cookie-based browser with curl?

The title tells pretty much everything. I need curl to both GET and POST as a web browser while accepting cookies.
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Incognito browsing with Safari: how to browse privately?

What is the equivalent to Google Chrome incognito in Safari browser? In other words, how to browse privately using Safari (in my case version 7.0.6)?
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Links text browser: Add starter URL on “Go to URL”

In Links text browser running in terminal, how to add starter URL when pressing g? Pressing g will show Go to URL form. The form is blank. Lets say I want a starter URL ...
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Why does Firefox interpret 100% zoom differently to other browsers?

It's bugged me for a while that Firefox (on Windows 7) seems really "zoomed in" compared to other browsers, even after using ctrl-0 or the zoom menu to make sure its zoom level is 100%. Chrome left, ...
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Socket connections to upstream proxy/ gateway failed closing fiddler error code 10061 Trying to access web

Any time I try to access web sites pages or downloads the following comes up when using either Google Chrome or IE browser. PC running Windows 7 Home Premium . Error as follows: the socket connection ...
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Google Chrome Update changed my browser resolution [duplicate]

I just updated chrome and have hit a massive problem in its display it's like someone has lowered the rez and it is messing with everything my set up is 1920 x 1080 but chrome seems to be in a ...
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Chrome - Very heavy HDD usage. Reading all fonts from 'Fonts' folder

Because of google's bad user support I'm posting this problem here.. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!search/hdd$20usage$20fonts/chrome/B207faUB7-Q/_70ST4eN0u0J Now every time I open a new ...
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autocomplete and cache in Firefox

I am trying to understand if there is any difference between browser (in my case Firefox) cache and the place where 'autocomplete' data for an HTML form is stored in the browser. Unified storage for ...
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Which is the better browser for a power user? [closed]

I've used Firefox since it came out, but briefly used chrome for a year. I started Firefox again with version 27. I love Firefox, but I may need to change because it won't stop crashing. I run over ...
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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How to set a key combination as a browser toolbar shortcut?

For example, something like: CTRL+SHIFT+DEL CTRL+T CTRL+E ...or whatever else. I'd like to have an icon in my browser's toolbar that when clicked executes such a key combination. Is this ...
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Can a website see/know my MAC address even if I use a VPN?

I have searched other results and read many of them but I could not get an enough information. My question is that can a website see my MAC address or can they have an information about that I'm the ...
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Unable to uninstall or remove adware “Browser Shop” from browser

few days ago i opted for auto-installation of some software and i believe this adware was installed along with it. I uninstalled the software and did removed this adware extension from chrome, also ...
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HTML From Text File

Why is it that copying 'view source' data from a webpage, putting it in a word document, and opening it back up in a webpage results in a text file instead of the actual html showing? For example, ...
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Google Chrome upload progress stops unexpectedly (on any site)

I noticed a problem on my Google Chrome browser. On any websites, even on Stackexchange sites when I upload images, on Quora, on some of my own sites, etc (so is not website related) when I click ...
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Role of OSI layers when we open a url in browser?

I have searched on this topic a lot but I am not able to understand how and where OSI layers (Application, Presentation, Session, Transport, Network, Datalink, Physical) come into picture in the whole ...
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How does a browser get a website's logo?

How does an internet browser get the logo/favicon of a website? I run a website and it'll be useful if I know how exactly this happens. For example, an HTTP request to somewhere might return the ...
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Client unable to access OWA website after temporarily changing SSL certificate on the server

I have the following issue: One client computer (Windows XP) cannot access the OWA website. All other client computers can (Except another one in the same remote office). How this happened: I ...
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How to prevent apps from opening the browser in Windows XP? [duplicate]

It's quite annoying during an uninstall or application exit to have the app open a web browser with a survey or the like. I'd like to prevent this from happening, if possible? There's a similar ...
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Find path of button in browser for Applescript

I'm trying to click on a button in Safari with Applescript. I know the code must be something like: tell application "System Events" tell process "Safari" click button " ENTER " of ...
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Logging full network connection like in browser

Can I set my browser or download a special application to log/download everything that is going through network while browsing a site? When I open a website in Firefox, it downloads the files to ...
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HTTP requests from browsers stop working randomly (windows 8)

For some reason I can't understand, sometime (every hour or so), for a short period of time (15 sec.) the HTTP requests done from the web browsers are not working. If I do a ping, it works fine. All ...
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Opera keeps prompting me to update Java- is this a virus?

Over the last few weeks, I've noticed that I keep getting prompted to update my Java at increasingly regular intervals. In the past, I have usually just gone ahead with this, but I am sure that it ...
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How does a web browser know if destination is http or https?

I use Wireshark to analyze web traffic. When i open my web browser and type in the address: stackexchange.com, it first performs a DNS query, receives an answer, and then sends a TCP Syn packet to ...
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Make browser and server use the eNULL SSL/TLS cipher

Is it possible to make a browser and a web server use SSL/TLS (https) with eNULL cipher for debugging purposes in a development environment (e.g. wireshark capture without setting up SSL stream ...
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Google Chrome not removing update notification

I use Google Chrome 36.0.1985.143 m x86 on Windows 8.1 Pro, August Update (Update 2). I noticed that Chrome always notifies me that I should restart my browser because of a browser update. I do that, ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing where some things that did exist but do not anymore were still showing up. i tried clearing the cache by using ...
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Blocking specific websites from browser (PC and phone) while preventing myself from unblocking them without content of others

I am trying to find a PC software (and app for phone) to block specific websites, and only the person with certain privilege (e.g. who knows the password) can unblock certain websites. (I haven't yet ...
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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Close opened tab after selected “Switch to tab” in Firefox Awesome Bar

When I open a new blank tab, start writing where I want to go in the Awesome Bar, and select "Switch to tab", Firefox goes to the already opened tab (which is fine) but leaves the other blank tab ...
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How to download PDFs from a sub page in search results

I'm trying to download all the intervention reports from the WWC (research project), but each PDF is behind its own web page so I have to click and open each result to get the PDF URL and save. See: ...
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Refresh tab regardless if I interact with the site - Chrome Plugin (Windows)

I'm looking for a way to refresh a tab every x minutes regardless if I click somewhere in the tab or not. All of the extensions I tested before (Refresh Monkey, Easy Auto Refresh, Page Refresh) stop ...
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Firefox is freezing a lot on windows

I am not sure if me the only one who is facing big problems using Firefox browser on windows8. I am used to use Firefox and open about 30 tabs in the normal situation ! and when was using Linux there ...
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Unable to change browser's default home page

After installing Qvod player, my IE homepage was set to: http://www.hao123.com/?tn=97473572_hao_pg I tried to set the home page via IE settings, however it changed back to http://www.hao123.com ...
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Move sessions in Chrome to a different computer [duplicate]

I need to move my browsing session in Chrome to a different computer. For example, on my current computer, I have sessions saved for Gmail, Facebook etc. So, I can go to Facebook.com and it will not ...
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Options for one-time login browser session

I always log out from all my accounts on websites when leaving the computer when using other computers than my own, for instance a public computer. This means I have to log in to several accounts ...
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How to stop an image from loading after it started loading in a broswer?

I have a low bandwidth. So when I use Reddit Enhancement Suite to open and close an image it still loads in background. Sites like Wikipedia commons loads images very slowly too. I do not want to ...
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Firefox Inspector: Scroll element into view? And highlight?

In the Firefox Inspector, is there a way to scroll an element into view, so that Firefox jumps immediately to the element? Rather than requiring that I find the element on the page. I think Firebug ...
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Google Chrome or YouTube issue, autoplay channel video conflicts with playing a video from that same page

When I go to a YouTube channel on Google Chrome and in the main window of that channel there is a video playing (like channel's trailer) the auto starting main video keeps playing in background even ...
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Automatically get a value from a log in based website daily

I have an online share trading account in which I own a number of shares. I want to be able to get the total portfolio value automatically daily. Unfortunately my broker doesn't have an API interface. ...
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Chrome User Data profiles - Is deleting the User Data will delete all personal data I had on the computer I used and will leave no trace?

When at work, I used to login to Chrome sync so my bookmarks, extensions, saved passwords, histories, etc. are available to me. When Im done, I used to sign out from chrome to delete my saved data, ...
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Where I can find Chrome local history? [duplicate]

I'm using Chrome as the default browser on all my devices (laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphone, etc.), and on all of them I'm logged in with my Google account. It happens that I did't use my laptop so ...
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How to access “Mail and Chat Accounts” setting in Opera browser for Windows?

Im trying to use the Chat feature in the Opera browser. When looking up directions on how to set up and use the Chat feature, virtually all the pages mention going to the "Mail and Chat Accounts" ...
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Tracing GET/POST requests with Google Developers tools (or similar tools)

On the network tab of Google Devtools, you can see each of the GET/POST requests the browser is making. As far as I can think, there are three reasons the browser makes requests: The user puts the ...
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Save cookies immediately in dwb

I use the dwb browser and I would like to share the cookies between the different windows. So, I set the file-sync-interval setting to 0, but if I open a new window, the cookies are not saved. I ...
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Proxy autoconfig: SOCKS5 that works with all browsers?

I have a PAC file that mostly works. I want to browse some sites through a US SOCKS5 proxy, so I do: var proxy_us = "SOCKS5 x.y.z.w:1080"; and return that from FindProxyForURL. The problem here is ...