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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Installed Chrome and 2 Portable Chrome (paf format) - can open alongside simultaneously. Is it really official?

Installed Chrome and 2 Portable Chrome (paf format) - can open alongside simultaneously. Is it really official? In any other browser, I cannot do this even in Chrome. But I just tried it now, it ...
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How to Save As an Ajax Page as a Text File in such a way that the Text File must contain all texts inside <span> or custom tags?

Ok, here is my requirement. I built my app using Ajax technology. So if I want my webpage to be crawled by spider, I need to create a snapshot of my Ajax page for spider to see. Ex:my ajax url ...
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Is it possible to disable the HTTP referer header being passed by browsers?

Is it possible to force browsers so they don't include the HTTP referer header? I'd like that every page visit looks like it's accessed by a manually typed URL in the browser's address bar, not like ...
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Google Chrome sync issue and start issue. “chrome.exe *32” in Task Manager. Windows 7 64-bit/34.0.1847.137 m

EDIT - I searched for an older version of Google Chrome 28 (http://goo.gl/N0XWXb) and installed that. Also disabled automatic update of Google Chrome from chrome://plugins/ . There is NO issue with ...
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What's the lowest-memory usage browser - or, how to reduce memory footprint of common browsers

In a misguided attempt to save money, I bought myself a windows 7 netbook with just 1GB of RAM. Since I only wanted it for music, super-lightweight (i.e. Notepad) word processing and web browsing I ...
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Web Player playback for Ampache

Is there any way to add to Ampache the ability to playback audio files directly from a web browser without the need to use a local media player? Or do you have any other server-side music streaming ...
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What is the easiest way to remove all session cookies for a particular site in Chrome? [duplicate]

Chrome doesn't seem to clear session cookies when I close my browser. I don't particularly mind this, but sometimes (particularly when testing something), it's useful to be able to clear them out. Is ...
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Cleared all of my cache but still seeing old website

I have a website setup on a free host called 00webhost. i was previously using a free web host called wink.s. i have a .com domain purchased from 1and1. i had wink.ws's dns servers pointed to the ...
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Do web browsers download faster than your max bandwidth?

Since content is compressed on transmission and uncompressed on the browser, does that make the transfer rate faster than your bandwidth? Or is there another term for this? For example, a 1GB white ...
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Browser dialogs (Alert, Confirm, & Prompt) not longer working in Internet Explorer & Firefox on a specific Windows install

I have a particular install of Windows 7 that will not display the standard JavaScript dialogs from web browsers. e.g. These all fail, regardless how they are called on any site. javascript:alert('A ...
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After going in sleep mode, Chrome tells me it's “Unable to access the network”

When I start my computer (Windows 8.1), I can open Google Chrome (34.0.1847.137) and browse the web. However, if I lock my computer or if Windows starts to hibernate, and I unlock or wake up Windows, ...
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How do do a hard refresh without first loading a page?

We all know a "Hard Refresh" (eg Ctrl+Shift+F5 or ⌘+Shift+R) will cause the browser to reload the current page (and other assets) from the server. But what if that page contains a redirect (either ...
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How make java applets to run ALWAYS?

Every time I meet java applet on some site, I have a problems running it. Either I have outdated JRE or application is blocked message appears. I want to make browser/JRE NEVER check java updates, ...
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Is there a way to search ajax code for multiple words in Chromium?

There are various extensions in the Chrome Web Store that highlight multiple search strings in webpages e. g. Find Many Strings, MultiHighlighter or efTwo. None of them seem to support searching in ...
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How to open a local file with a query string appended to it in the default browser?

I want to do something like this from a shell script: $ open 'foo.html?foo=bar' Sadly that fails, as it looks for a file named foo.html?foo=bar instead of foo.html before opening the browser: The ...
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Is the distance traveled while scrolling independent of screen resolution?

Suppose you press the arrow keys for scrolling or use the mouse wheel. If you just press an arrow key once or respectively scroll only one 'tick' with the mouse wheel - does the distance which is ...
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How to install a certificate automatically

I would like to know how to generate a certificate and make it to be imported automatically to all main browser (chrome, firefox, ie etc...). Should I upload this certificate to a public CA or ...
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Difference between DNS and /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS request

My question is: what is the difference between DNS and the static resolution method based on /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS connection? In order to connect to a site using https the ...
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How can I save (sync) all history in Google Chrome, across multiple devices?

It seems Chrome sync only syncs search history across multiple devices. The last opened tabs from other devices can also be synced, but it is still not the whole browsing history. Thanks.
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Change User-Agent as a security measurement

Imagine the following situation. I'm a Mac user, if I open a web site with some kind of malware(Platform specific). This site/malware will use my user agent to detect what system I am using. So, if I ...
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Make Excel open some hyperlinks with non-default browser

A bunch of our network/server/storage hardware uses web interfaces for their administrative portals. I'm currently using an Excel 2010 worksheet to keep track of each device. I have one column set ...
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support level for w3c specifications for different broswers

Where can I find information on the level of browser support, for each browser, for w3c HTML5/CSS3 specification. I found a Wikipedia Article which provides some info on this, but the comparison ...
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What does the removal of NPAPI plugin support mean to an end user?

I'm somewhat familiar with the family of legacy plugins - namely QuickTime, Flash, and the Java Web plugin to name a few. They've been kind of a mainstay of web applications for quite some time. So, ...
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How do I setup my web browser to default to alternate port for web development

I would like to setup a development copy of my site on another port in order to develop it in exactly the same conditions. Is there a way to setup my browser or is there a browser capable of ...
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Desktop style zoom on mobile browsers

I'd like to zoom into a page on my mobile browser in such a way that rather than cropping the page, the viewport width shrinks and everything zooms and reflows the way it does on a desktop browser. ...
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Google Chrome does not sign into certain accounts, IORBIT IS BAD

Something has screwed up my ability to sign into certain accounts with Chrome. It seems to possibly be a problem with how it handles the POST method. I have tried re-installing with no luck. I believe ...
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HTTPs sites won't load CSS in any browser

Whenever I try to load a https website, the CSS stylesheet for the site won't load. I've looked around for answers, and apparently fixing the system time can resolve the problem but, as far as I can ...
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Am I safe from MS Advisory 2963983 by using a different application to host the MSIE rendering engine?

Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983 Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution Published: April 26, 2014 General Information Executive Summary Microsoft ...
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Browser plugin to suggest words as you type

is there any browser plugin (doesn't matter which browser) that can give you a list of word suggestions as you type inside a textarea (e.g. like this one on superuser, or email content area). For ...
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How to view the source of a non html page?

I need to view the source of a webpage. This web page is a plain text page with some text regarding an error. But the page's content type is set to image/jpeg. If I visit the page in Internet Explorer ...
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How to intentionally freeze my screen?

I'm looking for a workaround to stop elements from blinking in an in-browser presentation that I have to watch. I can't just disable scripts without breaking the whole thing. I've given those ...
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Can any browser be configured to whitelist certain sites and blacklist the rest?

I was thinking of creating a VM that is behind a firewall that blocks all traffic except to my banks. So, I can't access any other website and no one but the bank can get at me; so yeah, a online ...
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Strange JavaScript code in Chrome browser [closed]

How can I remove this code from Chrome browser: <script type="text/javascript" ...
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All browsers redirect me to the wrong site

I'm trying to reach www.example.com, but I'm always get redirect by all browsers to www.anothersite.com (from any other computer www.example.com is perfectly reachable), which most likely a virus, ...
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Does an option exist in Chrome which prevents the “Download in progress” dialog from appearing?

I'm creating an automated test where I open Chrome and it verifies that a certain file becomes available for download. Assuming this is the case, I want to then have Chrome close completely, but the ...
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browser choice: how to safely delete it?

Windows 8.1 I use another browser and in any case browser choice can never be useful for me. I want to delete it from my PC, including the registry. Apparently it is launched by the process ...
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Why is Chrome the only major browser that supports printing to PDF? [closed]

Chrome has had the ability to print a webpage to a PDF for quite a while now. Why is it that the other 2 major browsers have not followed suit? Is it because of... licensing technological hurdle ...
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Firefox maintains history as a set, not as a list?

This may sound strange, but when I revisit sites from my browsing history they get deleted from their original position and added again at the end. This seems kind of bizarre and I would like to ...
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Browse folders/files of another PC in the wireless LAN using the browser

I would like to browse folders of another PC in my wireless LAN using a browser (chrome, IE, firefox). How do I need to configure the computers and the wireless LAN to accomplish this?
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Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed is safe to use?

What does "Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed" setting actually do? Clears files every time when IE closed? Normally in IE when Temporary Internet Files are cleared? Is ...
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Ways to grab the data which a browser sends to a server? [duplicate]

How can I grab the data which the browser sends to a server? Is there any specific application for it?(windows and linux systems)
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Web browser | Disabling the download of arbitrary scripts

I use firefox. Is there an addon or setting to stop my browser from downloading all the scripts that are linked on a webpage? I would like to only follow links which are at domains in my whitelist. I ...
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No internet connection with browsers on OS X 10.9

Unable to browse Internet on Mac OS X My Problem is very similar to the one linked above; I can't reach websites using browsers, everything else like terminal stuff (ping...), Mail, Skype, OS X ...
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Display a “slideshow” of websites on my Raspberry Pi browser

Here is what I want: on my browser, I want to display in infinite loops a set of predefined websites for a specific duration. For example, the site A is displayed for 5 minutes, then the site B for ...
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Weird popup ads on sites that don't even load the ad

I have noticed weird popup ads appearing on pages which don't load those ads like daringfireball. The ad in question appears on the right side of the page over the web page intended to open. The ...
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What is the URL for Chrome's Apps Page?

The Chrome desktop browser (on OS X, Linux, Windows) has an "Apps Page" to display installed Chrome apps. It can be useful to know the exact URL of the built-in Chrome "Apps Page" so you can link to ...
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Change Browser settings without browser restarting via use another program

I don't understand how some programs (e.g. Baidu PC Faster, Search Protect) change the URL of a new tab page, default engine and home page when browsers run. In Internet Explorer even there isn't ...
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Can I set the default Windows browser to a Vmware unity browser?

I have Ubuntu running in Vmplayer Unity with a Win 7 host, but I cannot figure out how to get hyperlinks to open in my Ubuntu browsers. I've tried using desktop shortcuts, but they need arguments to ...
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Wrong URL redirecting to search engines for all browsers (yahoo in my case)

I am getting a strange error first time. Whenever I enter a wrong URL/domain, it redirect me to following link:- ...
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How to copy text without copying unwanted text?

I am trying to copy text in general, but there's links to parts of the page right on the left side of it. Whenever I try to copy just the text, it will highlight every text character to the left side ...