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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What's wrong with my flash installation on ubuntu?

I have installed Flash but it doesn't work and there's no note about it in the about:plugins page in Firefox. Here's my proof: I'm on Ubuntu 8.04.
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Vista without browser

I just bought a new laptop with Vista, but I cannot get on the internet with it. It seems a Vista edition without IE is released in Europe. The shop is closed, so I cannot ask the provider who set ...
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Accessing web address via Run Dialog

I am experiencing a strange behavior when trying to access a web page by typing its address in Windows Run Dialog. Usually, when I just open the Run Dialog (WIN+R) and type in a web page address, the ...
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How to disable Facebook chat permanentaly without losing XMPP capability

The Facebook chat can be used both on the website and with XMPP, for instance with Pidgin. I want to use only the latter option. Now when I visit facebook.com to look at my newsfeed, I am bothered ...
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Unable to uninstall or remove adware “Browser Shop” from browser

few days ago i opted for auto-installation of some software and i believe this adware was installed along with it. I uninstalled the software and did removed this adware extension from chrome, also ...
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Why have embedded YouTube videos stopped working in Google Chrome?

Yesterday I could watch videos at the Khan Academy site, today they don't work. Instead of the video I get a black screen with a link to "Get Adobe Flash player". Clicking the link takes me to a page ...
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What HTML5/CSS3 capable browser to use for “single-app” exposal to public? [closed]

Seeing no activity with this, I think I should ask a little differently. I've been given a task to set up a Linux machine that'd automatically log in and start certain app, ultimately, disabling any ...
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Search text of webpages using browser history in chrome?

I've seen this question already: Full text Search of browser history, through the browser Chrome does this if you go to the History view and enter a query in the search box there. And I remember it ...
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Are web browsers automatically using HTTPS when available?

Type xkcd.com in location bar, hit return -> https://xkcd.com. But if I type http://xkcd.com instead, it does not change to HTTPS. I've checked both URLs, and they're not using HSTS headers. I'm ...
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Using Metro style in Internet Explorer 10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use the IE10 App without making Internet Explorer the default browser? I'm using Windows 8 Pro with Internet Explorer 10 on, and I downloaded Google ...
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Restore my browser's middle-click behaviour

Some sites do annoying things with JavaScript, like replace the default behaviour of the browser to open a new tab on middle click, with code such as: <a href="http://stackoverflow.com" ...
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How can I take browser screenshots at a higher resolution than my browser supports?

I need to take a screenshot of a website as it would appear on a very high resolution monitor... say 16000x12800 pixels. My laptop's screen has a native resolution of 1280x800. Basically, I need to ...
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same website - two user accounts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to maintain different active sessions in single firefox and internet explorer? I have a website (vmware lab manager) that obviously stores session state. I want to ...
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Browsers forwarding to random website automatically

i have a strange problem... whenever i type any website name in the browser (mozilla or IE), instead of showing the website i typed it forwards to another website this happend when i installed a ...
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PDF Download Only

On a Mac how do you download a PDF and not automatically open it in Acrobat?
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Only browser causes BSOD — all other TCP operations okay

A few weeks ago I started getting BSODs -- mostly in TCPIP.SYS, but occassionally Memory Parity. I had some viruses which are now all removed. I got new memory -- didn't fix it. Over time I was ...
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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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Disabling drop down menus on websites

Using FireFox, is there a way I can disable drop-down menus on certain websites? These are the menus that automatically drop down—with the list of options, commands, etc…—when you hover your mouse ...
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All internet browsers won't resolve DNS except for TorBrowser

I'm having a bit of trouble with one of my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit w/ SP1 computers browsing the internet. I use the computer as a bed for testing different applications and so forth. The ...
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How do I save an image of a really long website? Taking about millions of pixels in height

For my high school graduation, I'd like to make a video telling the story of my class via flying through our Facebook group's posts and highlighting a few of the most important ones. To do this, I ...
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How to change the light grey text that many web sites seem to use these days? [duplicate]

Of late, I've noticed that many web sites seem to be using light grey text for many sections of their sites. Some such sections include - the text (link, usually) that shows in the status bar at the ...
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Can VPN see web browser usage?

If I'm connected to a wireless network and then additionally connect to a private VPN, can all my web browsing activity be logged through the VPN? if I use Safari in "Private Browsing" mode, will each ...
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Browsing the web using a secondary sound output device

I use the web for playing music (usually tunein radio). I have two sound cards - one for the computer speakers (primary) and one for my stereo system (secondary). I'm looking for a software - web ...
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Clicking on “View in Store” does nothing

I have some problems when I want to install any Windows Store app from apps.microsoft.com. The button of the application from the store does nothing. I am using Chrome mainly. I want to install the ...
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Sudden popup in all browsers on some sites - How to remove?

Recently got infected with something where, in all browsers (IE9, FF, Cx), a 3.5" square popup appears on many sites in the lower left (or right) corners. It wants me to download something or watch ...
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What are the differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit installers of Flash Player?

What are the differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit installers of Flash Player? Does the 64-bit installer also contain the 32-bit plugin? I'm asking as I've noticed that installing the 64-bit ...
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Which browsers incorporate enhanced privacy settings?

I am looking for a minimal browser with enhanced privacy support. Security should be built-in and not provided by extra add-ons. Specifically, the things I am looking for are as follows: When ...
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SQL/DB browser for DB2

I'm looking for a simple SQL browser which supports DB2. I just want to be able to connect to a DB and try some queries.
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All browsers incredibly slow except… opera? [closed]

For the past week, Chrome and Fierfox have become so slow that they often time out. Mean while, Opera continues to work flawlessly. I simply don't understand why nor do I have an idea to to even begin ...
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Browser is redirecting to the IIS7 page when I try to go to www.pandora.com (I don't want it to)

For some reason whenever I try to go to http: //www.pandora.com I am being redirected to some basic IIS7 page. It basically consists of a simple graphic with IIS7 in the middle. Above that it says ...
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JavaScript suddenly stopped working on windows7 all browsers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: All my browsers suddenly don't support Javascript files anymore? I am facing some weird problem on Windows 7. JavaScript suddenly stopped working on windows 7 on all ...
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Change Internet hotkey

My laptop (Acer Aspire 6930) has a hotkey to open the web browser. However, I just got Firefox. How can I change the hotkey so that it opens Firefox instead of Internet Explorer? I already contacted ...
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How to prevent flash and javascript from consuming my CPU?

I fed up of browsers eating CPU by rinning useless flash and javascript. A few questions how to have my CPU power back: Are there any Opera or Firefox plugins which show which exactly webpage eats ...
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Internet Work; Yet Browsers Don't

My friend is having a problem with his web browsers, such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Firefox, yet he his internet is active. He is currently talking to me on msn, which kinda proves that ...
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Why do some browsers ask for confirmation before following any HTTPS link?

I've seen many browsers, both mobile and desktop, show a warning dialog when I click on an HTTPS link. Just warning of the fact that this is an HTTPS link. For example, my Nokia E75 asks "Opening a ...