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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Prevent Home / End keys to behave as Back / Forward in browsers on Mac OSX Lion

This drives me crazy. The worst is when I type in a text box on a web page, and since I'm used to a PC keyboard, hit Home when editing and the browser goes back and everything is lost. This happens ...
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Can't open browser from a terminal in Linux

I've logged into Linux machine. I issued the following commands to open a browser on the Linux server. Still, I am unsuccessful. 07:53 AM tomcat@wb-ser1$ nautilus . -bash: nautilus: command not ...
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Software that display the browser functionalities [closed]

Is there a software or script that can detect the internet browser functionalities? (e.g. Support CSS3, HTML5, etc)
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How to restrict file upload from specific folder in windows xp [closed]

I am trying to make copy protection.I can protect from edit, copy,save as actions but i can't protect from file uploading.My netowrk users shoud be some is full controll and some is only view.View ...
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Is there a way to run multiple JVM within the same browser?

I'm using Oracle at work which fires off a Java app. I'd like to use two instances of the same app to work between two different screens of the same app. I can do it but with Chrome opening one and a ...
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Script to automate browser visitng a URL action and its logging action

I want to do something as below. There is a website on our office intranet network. It is based in one LAN segment of our office in other location different from where I am based. We are facing the ...
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Any keyboard shortcut for “Back” in Chromium browser?

Is there a keyboard shortcut for "Back" in Chromium browser? I thought the Backspace key usually works, but it doesn't. On Ubuntu 11.10.
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How can one make browser clicks (e.g. in chrome) to respond to the 'down' even immediately?

i.e. to not wait for the key to be fully pressed and released. I know this method works in a game I play so I know it is technically possible.
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Where can I find a sandboxed version of ie9?

I'd like to install ie9, but I want to keep my ie8 for web devellopment purposes. How can I do that ? Also, if it is possible for others version of IE (6, 7, 8), I would be happy.
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How to get keyboard control back after playing video in browser

After watching a video in a browser window (e.g. a youtube clip), my standard browser keyboard shortcuts don't work until I mouse-click somewhere else on the page. Is there a way to do this without ...
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A plugin that makes cookies permanent?

Does anyone know if there's a way to make the cookies permanent? Like I'm aware that whenever I visit a website, the webmaster can give me a cookie that has a time limit, but is there a browser ...
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Web page pre-populate fields with own values

We have a website which is hosted at IIS (localhost/r). It has a username and password field. Just wondering if there is any add-on for firefox or google chrome where I can save those fields and so ...
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Web browser that can disable images and flash [closed]

I'm looking for a minimal web browser (or web browser + extensions) that can easily disable images and flash to increase browsing speed. Any suggestions?
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How to comfortably read full-width text on website?

Recently, I stumbled on this paper. Because I haven't found a PDF version, I tried to read it from the website. If the browser is on full width, then it is very uncomfortable to read. So I re-sized ...
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How to kill a certain website with batch files

How could I make my webbrowser (chrome.exe) to shut down whenever I visited Facebook.com? Is this possible? I'm not too good with batches but I try my best ;) edit: I may need to clairify, I cant do ...
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How to keep links from opening in new windows with Google Chrome?

I have a friend who recently switched from PC to a Macbook Air. She's using Google Chrome and telling me that often times when she clicks a link it is opening in a new window, and that behavior seems ...
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Safari is not working on Windows 7 properly

Safari is almost dead on my Windows 7 64bit PC I have uninstalled then re-installed the latest version but still not working. I also followed all possible suggestion from this article. http://...
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Artifacts on some fonts in Chrome

I'm getting a really weird distortion of some fonts in Chrome and I don't know why. The font looks messy and corrupted. Any ideas? The occurs on many sites, but this screenshot is from Youtube.
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How to create CD with auto run that opens full screen browser?

I have a CD with presentation made in HTML format (there are reasons for that). AutoPlay on Windows should open default browser and display presentation in full screen mode. How to achieve that?
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Is there anything like “Run” in Sublime Text 2?

Is there a way to launch a page in browsers from Sublime Text 2 ? Like Run in Notepad++?
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Javascript blocks selecting text: how to unblock?

Is a way to unblock blocked (by JS) text selecting on some website ? I'm using Chrome. UPDATE: Blocking JS code is in page source (... blocking code here ...)
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Safari 4.1.3 is using the internet while idle

My Safari browser is using the internet connection while idle. I can see this in the Activity Monitor. When I shut down Safari, the Network usage goes to nearly 0_KB/sec. This interferes with my Skype ...
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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 ...
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My PC is creating multiple sessions on websites I log into?

The administrator of one of the online games i regularly play recently brought to my attention that whenever i log on, multiple sessions of my account are created. Until yesterday this was not a ...
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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 ...
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How to create keyboard shortcuts for URLs, with parameters added in?

As part of my job, I frequently have to visit several URLs that have the exact same address, except for one word. So for example, in one day, I'll visit the following sites over and over again: https:...
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Program to launch a set of browser tabs?

I often have 5-6 browsers (google chrome) open with well over a hundred tabs sometimes. I am looking for a way to bookmark a set of tabs and be able to launch that set of tabs into a window. For ...
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All my browsers suddenly don't support Javascript files anymore?

I'm experiencing the same issue as this question, which seems to be unresolved. I'll provide more detail, sot that this qualifies as a better representation of the issue. It all started after moving ...
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How can I disable arrow key hijacking on websites?

Sort of like preventing websites from disabling your ability to right click. Some websites hijack the up and down arrows on the keyboard and give them a different function than what they normally do (...
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How can I use a hotkey to access the link address in any browser?

Sometimes I need to copy many link addresses and I would like a hotkey for this. As far as I know there is no browser that supports that out of the box. Is it possible to customize this behavior? I ...
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How do you Open a “Task Manager” (as in Chrome) in Safari?

I assumed that since both browsers are based on WebKit, that this feature would crossover, or whatnot... I guess I'm wondering if any of the Google Chrome "nerd" stuff, especially the "task manager" ...
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Debugging browser crash via CLI

I'm preparing for an interview and came across this question in a forum: If your browser crashes, how would you debug it only using the command line? For simplicity, let's assume it's a Firefox ...
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Enable pasting with CMD+V into a file select dialog on OS X?

I noticed that when I use a Flash-based file select, such as the one below, I am unable to paste using CMD+V into the file select location dialog. Steps to Reproduce Problem Visit any Flash-based ...
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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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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! ...
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How can I make the browser automatically do some operations (such as refresh the webpage every a few minutes)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to make your browser refresh a page every say, 5 seconds? How can I run a web page in task scheduler every day? Are there some ways to make the ...
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How does browser know how much page has been loaded?

Looking at the progress bar of browser which sometimes slows down near the end during a web-page loading, I was wondering whether the browser shows progress based on the size of elements present on ...
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Disable history search from Chrome Omnibar

I'm using Google Chrome and I'm wondering if there's a way to disable items from my history appearing in the dropdown when I search or type a URL? I'd like to keep saving my history in the browser, ...
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Copy/paste only contents (pictures) from browser

When I copy contents from a browser, and try to paste it into Word or a similar recipient, it tries to bring in all the HTML tags (links, inputs, buttons, etc). Is there a convenient way of pasting ...
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Installing Google Chrome with system wide automatic updates on Microsoft Windows

Google Chrome can be an an excellent browser for locked down public terminals, as the Windows version keeps itself and its integrated Adobe Flash plugin up to date automatically and completely ...
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How do I eliminate unwanted redirects on a web page?

I have been accessing a particular web site over a period of months. Over the last two days, every time I try to access the site, I see the site page for less than a second, and then get redirected to ...
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Naming confusion : Why it is not called Decoding but Encoding in every browser?

In browsers such as Firefox, Chrome and IE, there is an option called Encoding. It is used to decode the HTML documents into different languages. As far as I know, say, if I choose, "Encoding (...
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Firefox stops loading pages after I have several open

This issue started a few days ago. Firefox 6 started having trouble loading pages, especially pages with large numbers of connections, and once I have several tabs open. The pages will keep trying to ...
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Is there a powerful yet lightweight vim-like keyboard-centric web browser out there (for Linux)? [closed]

I love Pentadactyl (previously Vimperator) for Firefox, but with all these plugins and things, Firefox is really slow. I've tried Vimium, but it's a little awkward and doesn't do all I'd like it to. I'...
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Set one homepage for all browsers simultaneously

For testing purposes, I would like to set the homepage of all browsers installed on my computer — Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari — to the same page. I'd like to do this all ...
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firefox 6.0.1 defaults to 'mobile' view for most sites

for quite a few sites that I visit, firefox defaults to 'mobile' view as if I was using it from a smartphone or similar device. This happens even after deleting the firefox.app package and all of the ...
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How to turn web pages in browser into black & white (Grayscale)?

How can I turn all colours of web pages into simple black and white, on my web browser? Which browsers support this (Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Firefox)? Is this even possible?
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Shortcut to a manipulation of the current URL

I'm using Firefox (9.0.1 in Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit) and I'm wondering how to make a shortcut to a certain manipulation of the current URL. Here's an example to clarify. I'm browsing http://askubuntu.com ...
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Can Google Chrome access the file system?

I have an external hard drive attached to my (Windows Vista) computer. For some time, I've noticed that when I run Google Chrome, the drive starts whirring, whereas this never happens with Firefox. I ...
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Very simple and small portable browser for web application [closed]

I am developing a web application for localhost use (using Server2Go) and want to pack it with the browser application. I've tried a lot of browsers; TheWorld browser is good but it has the Internet ...