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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Firefox DOM/CSS browser objects view - I can't seem to find how

I am trying to figure out a complicated interaction between the browser and a couple of extensions, to see what's going on, and how the browser chrome (and its CSS) is being generated. I know it's ...
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Is there a universal keyboard shortcut to go to (focus) the first textbox in a web browser?

I'm pretty much using my browser every day and I would like to be able to be able to go to the first textbox on any website via a keyboard shortcut. Is this possible universally without plugins? If ...
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Which browser or plugin can modify css during page save and download images? [on hold]

very simple example: https://basinilya.googlecode.com/svn/wiki/save/a.html a.css : BODY { background: #ffffff url(back.png) ; } all browsers I know don't save back.png
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Can I open system files through the web browser URL

You can access web content by typing in windows address bar. But can you access a file by typing it's directory in the web browser URL? Typing in the URL something like: file:///C:/ will let you ...
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setAttribute(“href”,“mailto:”…) causes link conversion on OSX [migrated]

When I include javascript code of the following form: element.setAttribute("href","mailto:foo@bar.com") I get element pointing to http://mailto:foo@bar.com rather than mailto:foo@bar.com, and a ...
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How can I apply a proxy IP address to all my connections?

I live in a building where we share a static IP address. Looks like a roommate got banned from a website where I also have an account, and now I can't visit this website either. I had to install a ...
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How can I force my browser to automatically redirect a certain website?

For example, I never want to visit jsfiddle.com. Whenever I type jsfiddle.com into my URL bar, the browser should automatically take me to jsfiddle.net Is there a browser extension for this? Can this ...
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Domain name with a dot and Ctrl+Enter

When I write superuser in Firefox address bar then pressing the Ctrl+Enter keys, Firefox goes to the superuser.com. But when I write for example math.stackexchange that has a dot in its domain name ...
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Do any browsers allow you to play embedded MIDI files with Mountain Lion?

I have always used Safari, but now can't play MIDI files embedded in webpages. Fine. I'll switch to another browser if necessary, as playing MIDI files is pretty important to me as I'm a musician. ...
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How can I achieve gamma correction on images showed in a web browser?

A lot of images are too dark, especially movie screenshot images, thumbnails or montages. Is it possible to set up a gamma correction value in todays web browsers, maybe with a help of a plugin, or ...
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Why am I getting the source code of homepage instead of the page I go to? [closed]

I'm curious why when I try to get source code of this page... ...
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Lightweight Browser for a Legacy System [closed]

Currently I messing around with an old laptop with the following specs: 550 Mhz Pentium 3 processor, 128 MB of RAM, a 6 GB hard drive and a Dlink 690txd PCI ethernet card (Took forever to get the ...
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Weird mouse issue with browsers Arch Linux

When I'm browsing my touchpad two finger scroll is "laggy". If I plug a usb mouse, the wheel scroll does not work. It happens with Goole Chrome (from AUR), Chromium and Firefox. Everywhere else in ...
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Google Chrome like omnibar in Mozilla Firefox

How to make Firefox's awesomebar (addressbar) to work like in Chrome? I mean especially search (words search, not URLs) auto complete from search history. This addon ( ...
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Fuzzy Arial font on Windows, clearer on Linux

I noticed that on Linux Arial font is much clearer and sharper (for me more legible) than on Windows. Google Chrome Version 35.0.1916.153 on openSUSE 13.1 x64 (post where text taken) Google ...
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Which browser will minimise data consumption (windows 8.1)? [closed]

I have very limited data and therefore require a browser that will minimise my data consumption. From my research I have gathered that Chrome's mobile browser is good at his but I could not find a ...
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Why isn't my new PC displaying font icons?

Quite simply, I just cannot see what should be font icons on lots of websites, regardless of if I use Firefox, Chrome, or IE. Here is a screenshot of what I see when I visit icomoon.io I cleared the ...
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Is it possible for one browser to read/write cookies of another one?

I'm not looking for a way to synchronize cookies between browsers, this has been answered here. I'd like to know, if Chrome could read/write Firefox's cookies, with or without me realizing. (Or any ...
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How can I use my browser as the default mail client?

I am trying to use my browser as the default mail client for my PC. When a different program calls the mailto: protocol, I want it to be passed to the browser. I've set the default in the control ...
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Getting someone else's browsing history

If I was interested in knowing what someone else was browsing, could I boot up to a Linux LiveUSB and copy the file off of their computer where Internet Explorer saves history, brink it back to my ...
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How to Block Doodle in Chrome's 'New Tab' page?

My goal is to block the annoying Google "doodles" (i.e. animated soccer-related promos, etc.) that appear in Chrome when a New tab is opened. Here's what's been tried so far: (1) Use AdBlock Plus to ...
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Text and images overlapping on single website

I have a problem as described above. All the other webpages are rendering correctly except one. That webpage is a Finnish newspapers' website: http://www.hs.fi This is what the problem looks like ...
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Browser Redirect Hijack

I seem to have become a victim of google searches going to a spanish type domain 'en' when searching in Chrome and Firefox (not IE) browser search boxes. Eg searching for 'stackoverflow' lands on: ...
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How to copy text from webpage dialog?

I am using a browser based (mainly internet explorer) application, sometimes I need to click on input boxes to get the possible list of options. Is there a way to copy the popped up (like this) ...
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how to split the google chrome browser into 2 panes?

It was previously asked here and "Split Screen" extension is recommended. However when I use it the error message comes out: "For security reasons, framing is not allowed. click OK to remove the ...
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Customize mouse gesture to switch tab with mouse wheel in Opera 22

In the older version of Opera (12), the mouse gesture were entirely customizable, and we had the possibility to switch tab by holding the right button and scroll up or down. Maxthon offers this ...
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Why do all web-based UI open in the default browser instead of inside the window?

Some Background All UIs that use HTML are displayed on the default browser instead of inside the window. I noticed this problem after trying to make a simple browser window and posted a question on ...
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Page keeps loading even after I click “Stop” button - Chrome

I randomly notice some pages keep loading even after I click "Stop" button. Loading animation doesn't stop either. Here is a page I've noticed this most recently. This is an issue because I've time ...
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How to get a comprehensive listing of all URLs accessed during a web browsing session?

By "comprehensive" I mean all URLs: not only those listed by the typical browser's history function, which I'll refer to as the "primary" URLs, but also all those other URLs accessed by the browser in ...
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Save javascript image

My daughter's school is posting nice pictures of her but unfortunately it is not possible to save them as they are displayed using javascript (right click on image then "save as..." only saves the ...
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Google Chrome working incredibly slow

So recently I have received a new laptop for work. It's pretty decent, i5 with 4GB of ram and hybrid SSD hard drive. Google Chrome was always my default browser and it works painfully slow here, I ...
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Win7 - Can ping Google but not able to browse via browser

I cannot browse any webpage on IE or Chrome. I had scanned the computer and had a few malware on it. Before removing it, the browsers worked fine. I have no proxy settings, DNS is automatic, and the ...
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Firefox does not prompt for password for http authenticated sites, how to make it prompt?

I'm trying to log in to the corporate intranet. It used to ask me for a password in Firefox. But suddenly it stopped to do so, and only shows an HTTP 401 Unauthorized error message, just like when ...
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How to see what excatly is copied (in html code) when I copy from website content in Chrome or other modern browsers?

When I copy some text content from a website, I would assume the content is stored as html in clipboard since it tends to keep formats. And those htmls are different from the ones in page source ...
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How can I treat *one* tab on desktop browser as mobile?

I want to be able to run two tabs of the same website, in the same browser, at the same time. The first tab should act normally and receive desktop versions. The second tab would be treated as a ...
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How do I run two different firefox browsers (the same version but different addons on the same time? [duplicate]

I have a firefox browser with several security add-ons that improve security, but these add-ons sometimes cause sites to malfunction (once when I thought that they were off). Is there a way I could ...
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Allowing self signed certs without warning screens

I have an application Remote Desktop Manager. It can not access/sign in auto on https connections with a self-signed cert. I have determined that the warning page is the problem. Is there a way to ...
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Ways, means, options & approaches to auto click “more..” links/ buttons on opened webpages/ urls?

Different ways and means to auto click ..more.. links/ buttons on opened webpages/ urls? When I go to events like this on Meetup or Even brite I like to review who are the people attending and try ...
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How can I check my bookmarks in Chrome for broken links?

For years I have been creating bookmarks in Google Chrome and now there are so many (around 2000) that I would spend days checking one by one to make sure that the URLs are still valid, and that the ...
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Youtube Videos don't Cache [closed]

For awhile now I have always thought that Youtube changed somehow, because when I watch a video and then try to go back to re-watch a specific part or the whole thing it starts to load the whole video ...
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Internet Explorer browser did not support my machine?

I am using IE browser version 8, but I want use IE10 or IE11,so I had downloaded IE10 and IE11, but did not support my machine. This is my system properties. Operating System: Windows 7 ultimate ...
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Can I see my recently played song from Google Music somewhere?

I am currently listening to music with my all access Google Music on my tablet while I am writing this on my computer. Is there any way I to view what songs were played recently, or what song is ...
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Change Default Search Application in GNOME 3

When I search something inside GNOME 3 it automatically wants to use GNOME's own web browser. Is there any way I can change this to Chromium or Firefox?
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Keyboard shorcut for navigating Youtube search results

I use TAB and arrows keys to navigate Google search results. Is there something similar for Youtube results.
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Force browser to use HTTPS only? [duplicate]

Is there some way to force a popular desktop browser (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Opera etc.) to only connect to a site via HTTPS and if the site does not support HTTPS, then not connect at all?
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Embed Browser Frame In ConEmu Split Window

I've had lot's of success embedding various things in ConEmu panes/windows. For instance, I am currently running a shell with Putty ssh, cmd.exe, Sublime Text, WinScp and Zeal document viewer, and it ...
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Used “%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data” but my bookmarks and extensions disapeared

I was trying to solve an annoying problem with THIS WEB PAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE message showing up all the time in my CHROME browser. I followed indeed ALL the forums advises on the issue to no avail. ...
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How to pass requested url to specific place when type in Browser

I am developing an application and for testing purpose I want it to put on www. So I have followed some methods. I have Spring MVC Java Web Application and I am hosting it on IIS Server, So I have to ...
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What user information is exposed via a browser? [closed]

Is there a function or website that can collect and display ALL of the user information that can be obtained via a browser? Background: This of course does not account for the significant ...
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How to keep a log of all urls browsed by means of programming?

I know a lot of keyloggers and kids monitoring agents out there. My question is how do I simply get to hold the list of urls the user browsed using that particular browser by means of programming? I ...