Browser is the term used for a program that's used to display web pages. It comes from the phrase "browse the Internet".

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

0
votes
1answer
21 views

GNU Icecat source code. Where to find a specific line?

I've been using GNU Icecat Browser (libre Firefox version made by Gnuzilla) for some weeks. I've been diving through its menus and I found an error: When I get into the 'Customize Mode' (the one that ...
1
vote
1answer
567 views

“Connection was reset” after submitting some login forms in all browsers

Recently I have a problem in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) when I try to login in some websites, it seems posting comments in some other websites including this website also has ...
1
vote
1answer
375 views

How to run Android apps on PC through Google Chrome?

There are many way to run an android application on pc (e.g : genymotion , by installing android through virtual machine).But my question look different: Is that possible to run Android apps using my ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Drop down is not showing during screen recording

I am using <select><\select> to build a drop down in my webpage, it is working fine but when I tried to capture it using a screen recording software (I have tried the native window10 ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Browser crashing when trying to save anything

I am using Windows 8.1. Every time I try to save a thing in Chrome or Firefox, just after a Operating System boot, the browser crashes and freezes. This also happens with the Windows Snipping Tool. I ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

How do I change the font of the text under Google's search results?

In Firefox, I don't have this issue. I think I may have accidentally changed the font size some how, but I went through Chrome's settings and while there is a way to change the standard font, there is ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Does the operation system interfere with browser rendering?

This might sound silly and really common. I'm trying to convince my boss that if I use Google Chrome on Windows, it won't look the same as it does running on OSX or a Linux distribution. Does the ...
0
votes
0answers
163 views

How to hide all toolbars in Google Chrome without going full screen?

I would like to hide everything except the webpage content in Google Chrome. This means I want to hide tabs, omnibar, bookmarks bar and so on. I've found out that the Presentation Mode is quite nice ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Change background color of my favourite site [duplicate]

Is there any way to change background color of my favourite site (like MSDN for example)? The reason I ask is that my eyes really don't like white.. Any scripting/CSS trick.. I'm not a FireFox user ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Can I have different sessions with different servers for the same service?

As already known that one domain can have multiple IPs with multiple servers. So if I open for example my Yahoo account, then I'll have a session with one of Yahoo servers. My question: if like after ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Registry - Pass parameter to default browser

We have a default Firefox shortcut which gets started as [...]\Firefox.exe -profile [path-to-profile] When a user clicks a link (e.g. in Outlook) firefox opens but without the -profile addition. ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

SSL self-signed certificate on client side

When I create a SSL self-signed certificate. If I don't add the .crt on the client side, the browser (Chrome/Firefox) seems to download implicitly the .crt. Is it possible to prevent this ? If I ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

How do I enable GNOME keyring under alternative window managers?

I would like to save passwords in browsers such as Opera, but I would like to use it under WindowMaker or other WMs. I have noticed that under WindowMaker, my Opera passwords are not retrieved. How do ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Are different port numbers assigned for different tabs opened in a browser

I want to know if different port numbers are assigned to different tabs opened in a browser. Since on a network every tab inside a browser is running a different process,there must be some way to ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Why does my browser hang when I visit google.com:8000, but error at google.com:443?

I'm learning about ports and was mucking around. I found out that when I visit http://google.com:8000 (a port I chose at random), my browser times out after hanging for a while. But when I visit http:...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

I find websites with white text on black background hard to read. What options do I have if they don't let me switch?

Some webmasters make their websites have white text on black background. I find this hard to read for longer than a short period of time. I get various visual anomalies and my eyes get watery. Ars ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Changing proxy from console

I have a little problem with proxy, I'm trying to change the address with reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" ^/v ProxyEnable /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f reg add "HKCU\...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Firefox redirection to dnssearch.com

My Environment OSX El Capitain FireFox 44.0.2 Service Provider : Time Warner Cable Issue only happens in Firefox, Safari and Chrome are okay Issue Summary Whenever i type incorrect web address like ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Is there a way to force Illustrator to open a downloaded SVG (rather than the browser)?

I have Illustrator set as the default for all SVGs but whenever I download an SVG, when I click on the download inside the browser, the browser opens the SVG in a new tab. So the only way to open the ...
0
votes
3answers
111 views

Why do some websites only display on a mobile phone, not a PC?

I used to be able to view websites like: http://blinx.wapka.me/index.xhtml and http://vendamp3.wapka.mobi/ on my computer screen. But in the past few months they only show up on my mobile ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Expanding the “other devices” history in Google Chrome

When I open the History in Chrome on my work computer after having spent the morning on my home computer, I'd expect to see a long list of recent tabs from the home machine as well. Instead, I see ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

What browser to use on old dated Virtual Machine? [closed]

I have some business critical software on a VM. It is unsupported and expired in 2012. In order to use it, I have to maintain the date on the VM as year 2012. This presents an issue when I try to use ...
-3
votes
1answer
30 views

download file directly from http server

I would like to download a large file(s) from a web server given x.x.x.x:80 Usually wget and/or curl would suffice but I do not have a directory/to/file.zip to download, all I have is an IP. Any ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Envelope / rectangle box with 'x' through it appears on various web pages in Chrome

This has been ongoing for months, and I've Googled and tried a ton of different things but cannot for the life of me figure it out. It ONLY happens in Chrome, so when it does happen I'll just switch ...
0
votes
1answer
295 views

Microsoft Edge Zoom Issue

I have a weird persistent issue with Edge browser. All websites load up super zoomed away and it is a default state, so reloading the page zooms back out. I cleared cache and cookies, but for no help. ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Problem with Firefox browser about user privacy

Every time I use my firefox browser to visit sites like this I end up with multi redirection popups on every single click. however, I solved the problem accidentally by visiting the previous site ...
-2
votes
1answer
85 views

How can a website recognise a multiple account usage? [closed]

I would like to discuss which are all the possibilities for a browser game to detect whether a registered user has multiple accounts. With "multiple accounts" is named the practice of one single ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Override “focus” events in my browser?

Is there a tool that will allow me to prevent specific pages from refocusing my keyboard when I load them?
0
votes
2answers
609 views

Google Chrome will not launch (Windows 10)

I have a HP ENVY running Windows 10. For some reason, the PC is unable to launch Google Chrome. When I launch the Task Manager, I see multiple Google Chrome processes running, however there is no ...
2
votes
2answers
574 views

What is the difference between the Iceweasel versions?

I am a Xubuntu LTS user, considering using Debian Stable 64 bit in my next install. When I switch to Debian, I want to go with Iceweasel, as it is packaged with the Debian package manager. I plan ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

I copied Chrome's, Opera's and Firefox' folders from my old computer onto my new. Is there a way to retrieve my tabs from them?

I am using Windows 10, and I copied all the mentioned browsers' installation folders from a computer that used to run on Windows 8.1. While there doesn't seem to be anything in Opera's folder, there ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

I need change browser shortcut url adware [duplicate]

I have an adware my PC and I need change my all browser shortcuts URL to google. I try manually remove but adware soft set URL again. I need batch file this operation or vbs script or C# code?
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to know current encoding in Firefox?

I use to on website which have some issues with local chars encoding ,but for one second it switch it up to the normal encoding, but I cant detect where/from encoding was made. Is it possible to see ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Enable JavaScript in Toshiba Printer's embedded browser

I am trying to set up my Toshiba e-Studio 287 printer to be able to upload its scans to Dropbox. The easiest way I have been able to find so far is to use the embedded browser to go to the Dropbox ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

How would I create individualized Skype URLs for private chat without a server?

I want to offer free support on a community I belong to to help other users. Right now I'm offering support by private messaging on the community (some users would rather not post publicly), but it's ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Autofill Username Creation

As an administrator I have found various usernames in the autofill bar when you attempt to log in to sites. These usernames are unknown and I was wondering if anyone knew of a way that I can find out ...
4
votes
1answer
90 views

Lowercase i displays as uppercase i

This is driving me crazy now. Some websites I visit always display the letter i as capital I instead. Even though it is in the middle of a word. See example: This happens both with Chrome and ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

Site shows blank page, but not with proxy

I am attempting to access the popular site, Deposits.org. When I go there, I get a blank page. When I view source, that is also completely empty. But I'm able to see the site through an anonymous ...
1
vote
1answer
96 views

How does adware infection work in Firefox, and how to get rid of it? [duplicate]

For the last few weeks I've had the following happening, using Windows 8.1 and Firefox V44. The only active add-ons are Adblock Plus, Flashblock and Norton Identity Safe: First, Norton Internet ...
-1
votes
1answer
40 views

Internet browser for 2003 laptop [closed]

I own a 2003 laptop which is Acer Travelmate 240. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with XFCE4. It's got Pentium 4 2,8 Ghz single core CPU , 1GB of RAM and Intel Graphics 82855. Everything works just ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

What kind of update/program application would cause browsers not to load but streams and internet connection to be functionning perfectly?

Lately I have been in a troubling situation: my browsers (tested with firefox chrome safari and IE, on the same machine) seem to randomly lose connection to the internet(sometimes for 5 minutes at ...
11
votes
1answer
335 views

vimperator: Using external editor (e.g., vim) to edit Stack Overflow text

Utilities like vimperator allow editing content of HTML form fields in an external editor. With vimperator there is shortcut Ctrl+I which, when in an edit box, opens the text in an external editor. ...
1
vote
0answers
156 views

What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Can't use Chrome after trying to install Azure

I started to install Azure, but it didn't go anywhere so I cancelled it. Now I can't load any websites in Chrome. I tested different internet connections, same results. Getting by with Edge ... for ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How to know that I passed the firewall from the TCP connections?

In my company, in order to access some intranet-sites, I have first to login to webpage (which I suppose is a firewall or something) with my account. If I login from FF for example, I can access the ...
-1
votes
1answer
239 views

Window 10 freezes when open any browser

Few days back I got issue with all browsers. Whenever I open any browser window fully freezes. But when I close browser it works normal. I tried with safemode but problem still there. Only Microsoft ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Wget gives me file names such as “index.html?foo=bar”, but browser always opens “index.html” file instead

I've downloaded site dump with Wget (links are converted) and a lot of files have names like this: index.html?foo=bar. The only way i can open them is to directly specify them as browser arguments. ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Viewing long web pages on wide screens

I have just installed a 29" wide screen monitor. The web pages on this monitor do not nearly fill its width. Is there an option in Chrome or another browser that would allow one automatically view the ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Is there any browser or method to prevent uploading?

I want my network to be secured, so uploading ,attaching by mail or other leaks would be disallowed. I tried windows firewall outbound rule. But it does force close all the connections. Not working ...
0
votes
2answers
63 views

Chromium unpacked extensions syncing

I am trying to sync extensions between Chromium browser and two Windows 7 PC's. Windows 7 PC's x2 Chromium Version 50.0.2626.0 So far I have downloaded the Chromium Installer from here. I have ...