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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Why does my browser cache fill up so fast? [closed]

So on my second desktop there seems to be a problem with the browser cache. To clear up the cache i'm using this program called ccleaner. Helps me alot keeping everything clean. Recently the browser ...
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Does the browser you use increase/decrease your download/internet speed?

I've read on here that download speed isn't affected by the browser you use, so can someone explain the below info for me? Having run a speed test on speedtest.net, you see that the results using ...
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Connection interrupted or reset for certain websites only

I think I should start by saying I only encounter this with one website http://reddit.com on all browsers. The problem is whenever I try to load that website it won't load 95% of the time and give me ...
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Why doesn't Internet Explorer follow an upgrade system like FireFox [closed]

Is there a reason why IE does not do in-place upgrades like FireFox? When other browsers update they generally do not break but with IE it seems like every version behaves so differently.
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how to duplicate tab but maintain scroll position of web page

https://docs.angularjs.org/guide/directive has code samples. In each code example, there is a button (Edit in Plunker) that navigates the browser to a different site (Plunker). On that site I can ...
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Is it possible to have IE10 developer tools launch JavaScript debugger during infinite loop?

The issue is that my client has an application that is deployed to IE8 and IE10. The application doesn't work on any other browsers. Occasionally end-users are reporting browser crashes, where they ...
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How to send Chrome browser to URL with the mouse (without hitting the Enter key)?

I'm using Chrome because I'm finding it slightly faster than Firefox. However there was one nifty feature that Firefox has which Chrome doesn't seem to have. When I cut and paste a link with the mouse ...
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Browsers won't load pages get XML interpreter error in Firefox

When I run Mozilla Firefox on Windows 8.1 webpages won't load and I sometimes get an XML interpretation error. It says unexpected interpreter status and gives a link to a file called netError.xhtml I ...
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Random redirection to adult sites of mobile.juicyads.com

Since two days ago, almost all of my clicks open new tab and redirect to this Adult-only URL: mobile.juicyads.com/service_redirect.php?p=64686&s=124309&u=http://www.google.com Parameters p ...
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How to check IP addresses a browser is connected to?

I am playing a Flash-based browser game. When I connect to the game server is there any way I can check the IP of the server, so I can ping it and check my latency? I am using Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How to make my first recorded script repeat automatic to the next windows tab or web browser with one key storkes

Yes I mean web browsers,.. I also used ctrl + tab to navigate between windows tab or web browser... however I sometimes open up to 10 tabs for inputting the same information over and over again, ...
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Can anybody know the saved passwords on browser?

There is a option almost in every web browser to save passwords.Can any site know these passwords from browser?I these passwords are saved in encrypted format?
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What is browser fingerprinting and why should I want to avoid it?

What is browser-fingerprinting and why shoould I want to avoid it? If that is related, I am already using adblock and do-not-track.
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Setting Up Chrome on Public Computers

I'm looking for a way to automatically delete Google Accounts on a public computer. We have a few PCs and a few Macs in a library. Students are using GAFE accounts and it's becoming annoying to have ...
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Some websites never finish loading

I've got a really weird issue with my new system, certain websites never finish loading. The issue happens in IE, Chrome, and Firefox but Chrome is able to load some websites Firefox isn't loading and ...
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SQL server connects after browser restart

I am using SQL server 2008 trying to connect the server using management studio using ssms with server name including ports and named instance with SQl authentication . Windows firewall is disabled . ...
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Hide Username Button in Chrome [duplicate]

Latest version of Chrome now shows a button in the far-right on the tab-bar that denotes the user that's currently logged in to Chrome. I'm the only one using my computer and that button is kinda ...
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Stange behaviour with “use hardware acceleration when available” option in Chrome browser

I recently change a setting in my chrome browser (latest version 39.0.x.x) and I noticed a strange side effect: The setting I changed was the "Use hardware acceleration when available" and it was ...
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Can a website know about my browsing history?

When I visit a website it sometimes puts cookies on my browser. Usually cookies keep track of browsing info from that particular site. If I don't delete those cookies and browse other websites, will ...
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Export Linux Desktop to others via Web [closed]

Is there a way to show other people my Linux Desktop via web? I use Ubuntu 14.04 and have a web server with full root access. I searched the web and found vnc, but the view-client needs Java which ...
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Why does this script work as expected in 'curl', but not in the browser?

I have a script which when accessed with the HTTP protocol will send some data, pause for a few seconds, then send some more data, repeating until all the data is sent. When I access it in curl, it ...
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Kurento, WebRTC and p2p browser to browser media streaming

I wanted to know, if there's a way that, I can configure Kurento as media recording server, not media stream relay. I want to keep the p2p essence of WebRTC between the browsers, and just use Kurento ...
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Can't access a specific website

I'm on Windows 7 x64 and the website in question is Hotmail. The problem is browser agnostic as I've tried with every browser installed on my machine (FF, Chrome, Opera, IE). The kicker is, I can ...
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Scroll-wheel TOGGLES to “zoom” on desktop and chrome

Sometimes my mouse decides to toggle scroll-is-now-zoom mode. I then need to restart the machine. It's happened around 3-6 times in the last couple of months. Affected areas: Desktop (zooming ...
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Tell browser to always display MathJax as SVG?

Lots of sites (or at least the ones I look at) have MathJax math support. However, the default in just about every one seems to be to display as HTML/CSS, which simply does not work on any browser ...
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How can I selectively disable paste blockers

As more and more websites add paste blocking code of one type or another to e-mail and password fields and more people use password managers, the two are increasingly coming into conflict. While ...
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Can YouTube safety mode be configured to survive a browser history clear?

I turned on YouTube's safety mode and set it to "Lock this Browser". Despite the text I found on Google's support site, the lock does not seem to work: Safety mode is enabled on a browser level, ...
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Chrome ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

I registered a CNAME record from mydomain.futbol to a godaddy domain I can correctly ping the new address, the trace route reaches godaddy servers. I can not display the page on my browser, I get this ...
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bad request or syntax error/not able to understand the request

I've been trying to connect to a router on (ip address 192.168.1.1) using the browsers on my phone to access the configuration settings. Problem is that nokia browser reaches to the point where I ...
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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...
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GitHub Not Accessible for any browser

I can't access https://github.com/ website. I have try all browser. but, it is not run site. I get server not found error. Why is not run Only github site?
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What do I have to do to be able to use the same .pac file with all browsers on my computer automatically?

According to Wikipedia, In order for all browsers in an organization to be supplied the same proxy policy, without configuring each browser manually, both the below technologies are required: ...
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Firefox 34 can't visit certain sites

Got an unusual problem: I have a new lubuntu machine that can only visit certain websites with firefox 34. Can't visit google.com/ncr, can't visit jetbrains.com (I want to get a couple of IDEs), can't ...
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Pages from specific web server fail to load on Android browser

I have a weird problem I can't get a handle on. No page from the site http://www.donegalnow.com will load in the default Android browser. All pages from the same site load using Chrome for Android and ...
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Website not accessible on my system though others are able to access it on same network

Whenever I try accessing dailymotion.com, I get following error: "Not Found The requested URL was not found on this server." I was able to access this website till last week but now its always ...
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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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Determine Client to Server communication

I'm trying to do some troubleshooting on some servers. I want to know how to determine the client to server communication between my browser and a specific server. So essentially I want to see what ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...
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is there a system that will redistribute a WiFi signal

Where I live we have community WiFi and it is authenticated with a password via a browser. This all works just fine on my Android/iPhone devices but I have a Blu-Ray device and a couple of Nintendo ...
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browser loading by itself, and redirecting

My HP laptop loads internet browser by itself, then loads multiple pages and refreshes the page over and over. this laptop has been worked on by Geek Squad but they have not been able to fix it. Even ...
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Comodo Dragon browser does not open pdf files

I am using Comodo Dragon browser on Windows 8.1 and whenever I open a pdf file it automatically prompts me to choose a location for saving the file, instead of opening it within it as I wish. How may ...
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How does “Restore last browser session” work in IE ?

What is the mechanism behind that? Does it stores all the links in some kind of temp memory? If so, is there any way that we could access that?
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Chrome: Images with transparent backgrounds being unreadable (black on black)

If I try to view an image in it's own tab such as the one below using Chrome 39 on Windows 8, all I will see is black. This is because the text (which is actually an image) is black, and the ...
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Auto expand “See more” option plugin

I have to code a plugin for browsers (preferably chrome) whereby it will automatically expand the "see more" option for webpages. Take for instance, a facebook post with 1000+ comments, and they ...
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In-browser bash

I'm thinking over possible improvement of bash console. As for me, I'm not very happy with terminal shortcuts, which conflict with OS hotkeys. These days I work much with IPython, which has ability ...
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Drag files out of Browser and into filesystem [duplicate]

I understand that Gmail users in Chrome can drag attachments out of their email and into a sensible place in their filesystem (rather than what normally happens, which is that you get a link on your ...
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How do mail clients vs. using a web browser compare in terms of security and vulnerabilities?

I have multiple email accounts from different providers: gmail, yahoo, etc. as well as more secure, privacy-minded services that use heavier encryption. Right now I access them all through a web ...
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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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Firefox No Longer Works After Exception Breakpoint

I had non-updated version of Firefox I have been working with and had ~25 or so tabs opened. I had also Chrome opened with a dozen of tabs and I always keep them both running. As time goes, Firefox ...
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Use another audio device with browser. (Windows)

Is there any browser or a plugin for any browser that will let me play audio through anything other than the default device? Example: I want to play a game on the PC but my gf wants to watch ...