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How Can I Force Google Chrome To Cache Images?

There's a website I use every day, and there are lots of large images on it (uploaded by my designers). Every time I go to a page, the images get downloaded again, and it takes forever. How can I ...
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How to enforce browsers not to download unnecessary fonts?

While inspecting Google Chrome's cache, I found that many of the downloaded fonts are actually already installed and available in the system. For example, In Ubuntu, all Ubuntu fonts are available. ...
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Google Chrome “Failed to load resource” at Windows 8

I have bought a Samsung NP350E5C notebook with pre-installed Windows 8. All is fine, besides Google Chrome. When I'm opening most web pages, different resources are not loaded - JS files, CSS files, ...
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How can I locally cache pictures from a web-page so it loads faster?

I am, on a nearly daily basis, accessing my companies staff directory that is hosted on our wiki. The "problem" (and I use the term loosely) is that when I load the page everybody has a picture ...
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Definitive guide to clearing locally stored browser 301's?

Does anyone know of a definitive guide as to how to make sure the 301 cache is empty for popular browsers such as IE, Chrome, Firefox? Is it simply enough to clear your browsing history in each? I am ...
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Is there a way to search the text of my browsing history in Firefox?

I often find myself in the situation where I know I saw something in a web page recently, but don't remember where. I would therefore like to be able to do a full-text search of the contents of my ...
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Clearing just cache without removing history, saved credentials

I recently started using Google Chrome browser. It looks good, but I get confused with "Clear browsing data" setting (see image below). My question: How to I clear only cached files without ...
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Is there a way to see when Chrome last downloaded a cached file?

Like other browsers, Chrome will store files (images, javascript, etc.) so that they don't need to be downloaded on each visit to a website. For a given file, is there a way to see in Chrome when ...
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Captcha unification mechanism in different browsers?

How the captchas which are generated from one site could be valid at the same time but in 2 different browsers (e.g. IE and FF)? What makes this separation? How I can find these values or factors? I ...
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Chrome: How to delete all cache except for certain URL's

I was just looking through the Chrome web store to see if an extension exists which would allow one-click cache deletion, except for user-defined URLs. I came up empty-handed. Does anyone know of ...
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How to find video in Firefox cache?

I'm trying to find youtube video (just watched) in Firefox cache folder, but I cant find the folder. win xp sp3 Firefox 16.1 I tried C:\Documents and Settings\eDIN\Local Settings\Application ...
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Clear 301-redirect cache in Firefox

Is it possible to clear only 301-redirects from Firefox's cache? CTRL+F5 doesn't do the job since you just reload the target without caching but do not clear the cached redirect. An option to disable ...
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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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Chrome htaccess cache not enabled

When I go to an internal website using Chrome, I have to enter htaccess login credentials. However, in Firefox, when the htaccess login popup appears, the credentials are already filled in (obfuscated ...
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Why I see Broken Images in All of My browsers

This happens sometimes and not often but I get certain images displayed as broken. Here's today's example which is relevant to Chrome, Firefox and IE: Despite that I was being able to fix this by ...
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Did Firefox stop supporting command+shift+R to hard refresh?

I'm using Firefox 37.0.1 on Mac I've always used cmd+shift+R to reload the cache, but it no longer works. The Firefox keyboard shortcuts page still lists it for "Reload (override cache)." I've tried ...
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Is there a way to stop Chrome from downloading new images, but still display cached images?

I'm currently using Chrome with images disabled to minimise my data usage (I'm accessing the internet by tethering my phone connection). However, this also removes even the images that should already ...
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How can I fix a “No site configured at this address” error?

My internet connection is working fine, but when I go to http://www.google.com/ in Internet Explorer I get the following error: No site configured at this address Cutting and pasting the exact ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly ...
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Why is Google Chrome not sending If-None-Match headers in HTTP requests?

I'm hitting this url: http://www.spotlight.com/photo/~30x50/ffffff/crop/1/M195605.jpg in Google Chrome 40.0.2214.115 m and in Firefox 33.0.2 In Firefox, when I press F5 to refresh the page, it ...
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How to add resources to firefox cache database manually?

My ISP blocks websites from time to time. Recently I cannot access https powered sites. Firefox cannot load https://ajax.googleapis.com/.../jquery.min.js ... But I can still access ...
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W3TC and Cloudflare, how do they work together?

I have W3TC installed in Wordpress, and I've recently added Cloudflare. I've already followed this steps: ...
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How to disable browser cache in Chrome

I don't even use this browser normally, just for testing purposes, and the directory size of "Chrome" in "AppData\Local\Google" is like 500 MB. Is there a way I can disable page cache in Chrome?
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Make Firefox always cache all requests regardless of whether the server tells it not to?

Is it possible to have Firefox always cache all requests even if the server has set the request's header so as to not cache and re-validate? I could always hit Ctrl+F5 if I wanted to do that, but ...
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Browsing cached pages with no internet connection [duplicate]

Back in the early days of the Internet, when 56K modems were considered state-of-the-art, when the modem was disconnected I could still freely browse the pages that I recently visited because they ...
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Change Google Chrome cache size on OS X

How can I change the cache size Google Chrome uses? ON OS X? I've found countless posts how do to things on Windows but couldn't really figure out from that how to do things on os x. Help will be ...
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Is there a Chrome version of IE's “Every time I visit the webpage”?

In IE, there are caching options like the following image - "Every time I visit the webpage" Is there an equivalent setting Chrome? I want to avoid CTRL + F5.
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How can I remove chrome.google.com from browsing history?

How can I remove chrome.google.com from browsing history? I accidentally visited chrome.google.com, and now whenever I want to access various chrome:// pages, the first results are always for ...
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Google Chrome and Firefox cache in Ubuntu?

Where can I find the cache used by Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu?
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Internet Explorer clearing browser history mid-session, causing the back and forward buttons to be greyed out

Recently we've had a problem with some of our users; it seems as though IE is clearing it's browser history, forcing the back and forward buttons to not function (both greyed out for the rest of the ...
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Reset Midori History Database

After reinstalling my system but maintaining my home partition, whenever I launch Midori, I get a pop-up saying The history couldn't be loaded: attached databases must use the same text encoding as ...
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Why do I keep getting redirected to “/cgi-bin/redirect.ha”, when using AT&T U-Verse?

When browsing the web, I occasionally get redirected to "/cgi-bin/redirect.ha". Closing the browser or flushing the cache seems to fix it sometimes, but not always. Sometimes I'll see from Google: ...
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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 ...
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Why does IE still save and update files in the temp folder when caching is off?

In IE I changed the cache setting to "Every time I visit the web page" . However, I noticed in the directory \Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files that the files are still being ...
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How do I save a web page in Firefox - the saved version shows “view previous comments” again

I am trying to save a page with Firefox. It's a post on facebook, loaded on its own page. I clicked "view previous comments" so all comments are displayed. I save the page. I then loaded the saved ...
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Can I ask Google Chrome to stop caching specific websites?

I want Google Chrome to stop caching my localhost since I change its files so often. How do I do this? I see it can be done while opening the dev tools here: Clear cache for specific domain name in ...
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Webauth from previous organization conflicts with new organization

Whenever I navigate in my browser to a page that requires authorization I get redirected to my previous organization's webauth, even after I have logged into my current organization. This happens in ...
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How do I search text in Firefox-cached pages? [closed]

I have downloaded CacheViewer (0.7.6) but it seems have no effect with my Firefox 31.0. What are the alternatives? I also have SQLite Manager. Can I use that?
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Unable to login to Google Drive desktop

I just downloaded Google Drive for PC. When I try to log in, I am only able to log in to an old account of mine (I suppose that email is cached somewhere), an account which for whatever reason is ...
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How is web form content encoded in Safari's cache?

A friend of mine just accidentally navigated off a web page where she entered a rather lengthy text into a web form. When navigating back to the page, the text was lost. (Spoiler: The page had an ...
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What is Chrome default cache size limit?

What is Chrome default cache size limit? Where it can be found?
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In which scenarios will Google Chrome clear its cache itself, not by user request?

For example, will low disk space cause Chrome to clear the cache? Or will it simply stop caching new files, or maybe clear the files least recently used?
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Access previous version of a visited webpage?

I opened a page in Firefox and came back hours later. I reloaded the page (to see if something new was added), but had to notice that something got deleted instead. Is there a way to see the previous ...
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How to flush DNS cache in Firefox

Strange issue... whenever I try to access http://docs.python.org/ from Firefox on Win 7, I get redirected to http://docs.python.org/old_dns.txt which says: You need to update your DNS records for ...
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Chrome: lost multi-function reload button after update [duplicate]

Yesterday, I briefly discovered that holding the click on my Chrome's reload button opened a dropdown. It had: reload (ctrl+r) hard reload (shift ctrl +r) clear cache and reload . A few ...
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How can I always force a reload for some url?

Is it possible, and if so how do I achieve it, that Firefox automatically force-reloads (no cache) some urls/domains? For example, say I never want to load google.com from cache. Can I set it so that ...
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How to reload a page in Opera without cache?

I'm trying to get Opera 11.61 to reload a page without using cache whatsoever. So far I've tried shift-clicking on the reload button, Ctrl-R, Shift-R, F5. None of these work. The only way I've found ...
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All browsers won't reload/refresh, even if Ctrl+F5 is pressed

I'm working on a wordpress theme which is hosted on Hostgator. Now whenever I add/remove a widget, then I reload the page altered, but nothing happened. Even if I press Ctrl+F5. It happens on all ...
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Good size for internet cache [closed]

I have heard that increasing the cache size makes web browsing faster, but also slows down your computer to an extent. What cache size would allow me to get the best of both worlds?
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Is there a one-click way (either natively or via extension) to clear the cache in Google Chrome on a Mac?

For development purposes I clear the cache a lot in Google Chrome and would like to be able to do it with a single click. Is this possible on Mac? I found the Click&Clean extension, but that ...