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Most Memory-Efficient Browser for Linux? [closed]

(I apologize if this is off-topic -- I know "Recommend me a tool" is off-topic in SO, but the Help suggested that it was okay here as long as there was an objective answer to be given, which there is ...
1
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1answer
31 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
10 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
41 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
42 views

how to access only whitelisted site

How to make browsers access only white listed sites? Is there any addon in which if If add "google.com", I shall be able to open only google.com (not even mail.google.com or www.google.com) Even if ...
0
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1answer
33 views

What is the URL for Chrome's Apps Page?

The Chrome desktop browser (on OS X, Linux, Windows) has an "Apps Page" to display installed Chrome apps. It can be useful to know the exact URL of the built-in Chrome "Apps Page" so you can link to ...
0
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2answers
177 views

disable ALL cookie warnings

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept common cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them to the user? Eg. Does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist ...
3
votes
1answer
73 views

Is there a way to split the browser in two sides?

I'm using a 22' screen and usually when I open a web page, it gets centered in the middle and there's a lot of empty space at it. I guess that there might be some plugin that splits the browser in two ...
1
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1answer
70 views

Why does Google Maps not use browser's Geolocation? [closed]

Google maps on the desktop do not use the browser's geolocation while providing directions - why is that and is there a work around? The maps remember my recent addresses, google+ Home and work ...
2
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1answer
64 views

Easily generating QR codes

What is the easiest way to generate QR codes? When I do a google search, lots of different sites pop up, but usually they have lots of things to fill in, and lots of options to go through. What I want ...
0
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1answer
30 views

A way of removing the YouTube comment system?

I find myself wasting time commenting on YouTube or replying to other peoples comments. I've tried to stop doing this but when I watch a video I compulsively scroll down to the comments almost ...
3
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3answers
90 views

Preventing the installation of Chrome Addons

Every time I visit home (only twice a year), I find my younger (teenaged) sister, has managed to give her computer a "virus". Almost inevitably this isn't true virus, but is a malicious browser ...
1
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0answers
80 views

How to clear all history and disable all plugins and extensions in FireFox 26.0

I'm trying to fix a problem viewing Yahoo and when I went to disable all plugins and clear everything stored I noticed a few surprising things 1) All pages still appear the same even with add-ons ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I disable “Are you sure you want to leave this page” popups in Chrome?

Is there a way to disable the Are you sure you want to leave this page? message on a website? I'm using Chrome.
1
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2answers
863 views

Is there any way to select the sound device for HTML5 audio playback?

By default, Firefox uses the system's default audio device for HTML5 audio playback and the program offers no possibility to select an alternative audio device, if several audio devices are present on ...
13
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2answers
290 views

Make browser give a custom made note when re-visiting websites

Lately I've been browsing through hundreds of ads on a website similar to craigslist. Due to the similarities of the ads, I have to read through almost the entire ad to decide if it's interesting or ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Is there a way to “rewind” the effects of updating a page?

I'm using Firefox (favorite browser), and I'd like to have an ability to go back in time and reverse the effects of consecutive F5's, so that I could see what changed, and what I might be missing. It ...
1
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0answers
50 views

Clone user input over multiple browser tabs for testing different languages

I am looking for a tool that will allow me to clone user input between multiple browser tabs/sessions. I would like to be able to login to four accounts of my site in four different tabs. Set the ...
1
vote
2answers
113 views

Browser extension (Firefox/Chrome) to show what 'scripts' are on the current web page?

I use NoScript in Firefox (and ScriptSafe in Chrome), and I especially love the way that NoScript tells you exactly how many scripts (and objects) it's blocking on the current page, like so: But ...
0
votes
2answers
953 views

How can I save only selected part of web page with Google Chrome?

I would like to save web pages as PDFs (see this question) but I don't know how to save only the selected (highlighted) part of the web page, so I only save for example an article, not the whole page. ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Browser anonymity [duplicate]

As i have understood it when i read the information on the tor homepage and they recomended me not to use extensions/add-ons because browser and extensions/add-ons are shown to whoever i choose to ...
0
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1answer
78 views

Chrome extension or Firefox addons that replaces text on page? [closed]

There is a web form with a submit button labeled "submit", and it will be much better that if I can change the text to something like "buy" or "order now". Sadly the site is not mine so I cannot ...
3
votes
2answers
158 views

Looking for a way to make a grid on the screen to help position elements [duplicate]

I'm working with CSS and at times it's hard to see if something's centred. Is there a program or some way built into a browser that I can make a grid appear on the screen? I'm using FireFox on Windows ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How do I copy/paste website content WITH formatting

Is there a way to copy-paste website content with formatting in Google Chrome? Perhaps an extension that gives such an option?
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2answers
1k views

IE 9 Automatically Switches to https [closed]

The Setup IE9 Windows 7 Google Search Home page Google/ig The problem: when I search google switches to the HTTPS version. You can see the words search?source in the browser. Why this is a ...
0
votes
2answers
247 views

Fuzzy find bookmarks (including folders) in Chrome?

Is there a way (built-in or through a third-party extension) to do a fuzzy find on my Chrome bookmarks and their folders? I've been able to come pretty close with just the bookmarks, but it is limited ...
1
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0answers
39 views

Hide/block/remove trackbacks and pingbacks

I'm not a blog writer so I don't know anything about trackbacks and pingbacks. I do know that they are helluva distracting when I'm reading through comments on some article. Is there a Firefox addon ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Browser wildcard or regexp search over page

Very often I have to read and search through web documentation. Huge documents with several megabytes of almost plain text on a single page. What I really need is a wildcard or regexp search over ...
6
votes
4answers
302 views

How do I select middle part of a hyper link?

How do I select a middle part of an hyper-link as you see in the image above? You can also suggest me a browser extension or a userscript that converts all links to text in a selected sub part of ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Select block of text in webpage, paste link addresses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to easily copy hyperlinks in web pages I'm looking for a way in any web browser (Chrome is my preference) where I can select a block of text, which might contain ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences?

Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences between previous content and new (between 2 loads or from first one to last). The differences ideally should be shown for a ...
1
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0answers
340 views

Firefox keyboard shortcuts to menu items / add-on functions

At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Alerting about new post on particular Facebook profile?

Is there any way to get informed as soon as some Facebook profile makes a new post? Any extensions like Check4Change can't work since, checking for everything, they also catch if someone became a new ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How i can install Google Toolbar for latest version of Firefox browser?

Is there any way to install Google toolbar for the latest version of Firefox (12.0)? Recently I have reinstalled Firefox and can't seem to be able to install Google Toolbar anymore.
2
votes
1answer
206 views

How can Firefox masquerade as Chrome?

I have access to Firefox but not Chrome under XP. I would like extensions to make it more Chrome-like: in particular, 1: A tabbed theme that works like Chrome. 2: One address/search bar that will ...
3
votes
1answer
76 views

Refreshing and alerting only when a keyword appears?

I know of the addons which reload the page and inform about any change on the website like Check4Change and Reload Every for Firefox. However, I'd love to have something which not only looks for any ...
3
votes
5answers
5k views

how to view only text from a website

Is it possible that when a website is opened only text data is displayed i.e no image, advertisement etc. so that it takes lesser time to load the website ?Any browser that supports this?
4
votes
1answer
66 views

Is there an existing web browser/tool to search for an image on a page, by alt or title?

Similar to hitting Ctrl + F to find text on a webpage does anyone know of a tool to find images? I'd like the same text search functionality ideally i.e. highlight the results and tab through the ...
2
votes
2answers
7k views

How can I zoom in on Flash applications?

I often use applications made in Flash. Due to my high resolution the standard browser zoom means that everything in these applications is too small. Using the default zoom function in all major ...
0
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0answers
36 views

How do I stop Chrome from activating a link on right or middle click? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any addons that allow us to middle click any link and open the link in a new background tab in Chrome? I started browsing the NYT site this afternoon and found ...
1
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1answer
346 views

Firefox add-on to record all web browsing

I am looking for an add-on for Firefox that would record all my browsing online and create an index, perhaps only the text of the main body of the page, so that I can later go through everything I've ...
1
vote
1answer
81 views

Tool to manipulate text in web form fields?

I'm looking for a way to manipulate text in form fields. For example, if I have a large textarea "body" field, from my browser I want to be able to highlight a piece of text in that textarea, for ...
0
votes
4answers
550 views

Multi-Session handling web-browsers?

Do web browsers exist with 'multi-session' functionality? I think thats the best way of describing what I'm after. My problem is I have multiple facebook/twitter etc accounts for different projects ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

How do I tell browser, “Don't load any external scripts from example.com”

I'm using the Firefox add-on FoxyProxy to route all external scripts from example.com to staging.example.com. But now I'd like to see what the page looks like when those scripts are completely ...
14
votes
5answers
23k views

Print screen with cursor in Windows 7

I'm trying to capture some screen shots for a tutorial. When I press Print Screen on my keyboard and paste into an image editor, the cursor goes. The "tooltips" (if any) do print, but I need the ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

Is there a means to keep an unlimited cross browser history?

Is there a browser addon or a webservice, which offers an unlimited browsing history? I'm looking for a better way to find things on the internet again and recognized, that bookmarking isnt enough! ...
1
vote
1answer
808 views

Is there a one click dictionary app for Opera browser as in Firefox and Chrome?

There is this wonderful one click dictionary extension for firefox and chrome with the help of which I can know the meanings of any words on a web page on the fly. This extensions searches the ...
2
votes
1answer
289 views

Add-on for automatic URL shortening in browser

Are there any plugins or third party apps/add-ons/extensions in Firefox, Chrome, or any other browser which shortens copied URLs on the go?
17
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6answers
9k views

How to simulate slow internet connection

I currently deploy with GAE (google app engine) and I try to implement some AJAX validation. So I got a couple text-fields and "spinners" (ajax loaders) which should be displayed when an AJAX request ...
1
vote
1answer
584 views

anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome?

does anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome? I often have to open links from FireFox into Chrome (so basically currently I'd have to copy the url and go to chrome ...