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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Is it possible that a specific browser does not support some unicode?

I wrote a HTML5/CSS/JS application which displays some text in Droid Sans (loaded directly from Google at page load). When developing under Windows, unicode characters are displayed correctly in ...
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Download 4.1GB file stops at 101MB

I am trying to download file which is a little bit bigger than 4GB. I tried on Firefox and Chrome and it stops everytime at 101MB. I tried to use an app dedicated for downloading files, but Free ...
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OwnCloud 8: how to show raw text file in brownser instead of the download button?

The answer to my question has already been answered here by @ceremcem. However, in the meanwhile (the question is from 2014), OwnCloud has evolved and the URL structure has changed. According to my ...
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Impossible to surf on some web sites after some time

I am fighting with a difficult problem with my internet connection. When I am connected to internet, after some time (about half an hour), some sites suddenly are no longer accessible. But not all ...
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Load webpages in greyscale or sepia mode Automatically in Chrome

I have recently tried a new web browser Vivaldi beta version. It has an inbuilt feature that allows webpages to be loaded in greyscale or sepia mode. It is pretty handy for easy and less distracting ...
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LinkedIn shows “This webpage has a redirect loop” error

I’m on OS X, and no matter what browser I use (Firefox, Chrome, Canary, Safari, Opera), I always get the same error after I log into Linkedin.com (even when I browse in “Incognito Mode” and also blow ...
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Firefox 32bit vs 64bit Manual Update

So, as we know Firefox is available in 64bit version as well. I was wondering how manual update would work now (.mar file method). Is there a way determine progmatically or flag set by Firefox to ...
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How to know which cookies are associated to a specific website?

I am using Firefox, but it could apply to all desktop-based browser (similar but different I think to this one). I am having issues logging to a specific website. All things being equals, only by ...
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App launch browser to view local html file fails

We have an old Delphi app running on Windows server, using RemoteApp to deliver to users. The app is old, uses Windows VirtualStore due to it writing to program files directory. Works ok on current ...
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Acrobat reader DC wont fill fields from xfdf

The XFDF file is saved locally Inside the XFDF file there is an xml element pointing to a PDF hosted on a external web server The PDF file is on a web server that the user has access to (can load ...
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IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites

IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites. What is this file? Is it dangerous, or is this a malfunction of IE and Chrome? The problem does not occur with ...
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Steam client behaving differently when started using runas on Windows 7

I sometime use the Steam client, for Valve games, by logging into a particular unprivileged account, and at other times use it by starting it on that account using runas, while logged into a different ...
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How to add menu bar to Chrome

Is there any way to add menu bar in Google Chrome? I didn't find such an option in menu so perhaps it is available with some extention. The the bar that is on the top of the window which contains ...
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Find text in a webpage using address bar command?

Is it possible in some web browser / all web browsers to navigate to a URL and find the first occurrence of text on the corresponding web page with a single string input to the address bar? ...
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What browser extension will give me the details of “This server isn't redirecting properly”

The browser knows what two (or more) pages you are getting bounced between. What browser extensions are there which replace the non-useful error report screen with one which gives technical details ...
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Websites download unusual file in certain browsers

Working from OSX El Capitan 10.11.1, can't currently test this on a different OS. (Update: a friend checked on OSX 10.10.5 and everything seems fine there) Recently, some websites became inaccessible ...
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Firefox Version not update after MAR file update in Control Panel

I am using the follow steps to update Firefox using mar file. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file It's updating Firefox as expected. Help > About Firefox also ...
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New windows opening

I have a very annoying issue with my computer. Ever since I installed the Free Windows 10 the problem seems to be since then. Every time I start my computer start my Google Chrome browser and try to ...
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Firefox MAR file location changed?

I have been using MAR files to automatically patch Firefox following the steps at https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file. However, the directory ...
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Why can't I visit a specific site?

For some reason I can't visit http://daringfireball.net and it's driving me crazy. On Chrome I get "This webpage is not available ERR_TIMED_OUT", on Safari I get "..the server where this page is ...
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Some sort of organizer for websites/articles I want to eventually read?

My current "system" is getting out of hand: I just open the tab and leave it there unitl I eventually stumble upon it again one day. Obviously, this results in tons of tabs being open. I suppose I ...
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Slow file upload on youtube (2-3 mbit) with Chrome versus 10-12 mbit in Firefox

Both browsers is last version. Speed data is from network meter gadget. Highest upload I saw on youtube is 27 mbit in chrome. But atm its just 2 mbits. When uploading simultaneously I get about 13 ...
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Video and audio gradually desyncs in browser

Edit: After a suggestion from Xen2050 I found out that it's probably because of my wireless headset. Now I only need to find out how to fix the problem. This is what happens with every video I watch: ...
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How to determine WHY cannot connect to a website

Sometimes when I try to go to a website on a Win 7 SP1 system, I get a "Server Not Found" error in Firefox and a "This page can't be displayed" error in Internet Explorer. When I test the site via a ...
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HTTPS what's going wrong with chrome?

I've an ASP.NET website. HTTPS works fine with all browsers (safari, firefox,ie,chromium...) except chrome... When I want to reach the website on HTTPS with chrome I have "This webpage is not ...
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ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR in Google Chrome

I've gone 2 days trying to figure this problem out myself before getting in touch with you guys about it. One computer on my network is getting the above error when trying to access a page on my CMS. ...
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How does one deal with an ever accumulating tab count? [closed]

I find that I open sites like Hacker News and click a bunch of links in new tabs but then I don't have time to read all of them at a time. These accumulate in a sort of reading debt. I don't want to ...
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How to refresh blank bookmark favicons in chrome

I encounter a problem which I saw blank favicons in my bookmarks. I use Windows 7, Version 46.0.2490.86 m. I searched for other question on this subject and tried their solutions without success.
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Disabling fancy animations for heavyweight websites

I am currently using a low end laptop with the Chrome browser and sometimes I stumble upon a heavyweight website that I want to visit. (for example: http://www.recalbox.com/). Chrome on my laptop ...
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How much does browser cache/cookies impact a websites ability to load?

There's a large retailer here in the UK that can never handle the amount of traffic it gets every time there's a sale. They told me to delete my cookies and browser history, but I wanted to know how ...
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Android Xamarin I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone

I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone(like we do in Web Application with dll files, without installing software we can use it ) Or If we can set safari as ...
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web browsers showing completely random images on web pages

A few months ago i started seeing some images on websites, which i almost daily visit, that seemed unusual with the rest of the content. This happened mostly when the page contained a handful of ...
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save web page with all the related content

I am trying to figure how I can save a webpage with all the related files, for example : http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/os-UBL-2.0/xsd/ I want to save all the files in the directory kinda like a ...
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Why I can access internet using Tor browser but not from any other browser?

I'm using internet through local reseller that uses mikrotik server. Some times like now I can browse internet using Tor browser but not from any other browser. I want to know why may that happen ? ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet through proxy server in Windows system

My Windows 8.1 system has recently been experiencing problems with proxy in such a way that I cannot use any proxy server software e.g. Freegate, Psiphon3, etc. I run the proxy, open up a browser and ...
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Opera waits indefinitely for certain pages

I have a very strange problem, that from time to time Opera stops opening certain pages. It hangs forever on "Waiting for XXX..." message. The strangest part is, that sometimes problem covers not only ...
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Specific website won't load

I have an 32bit Windows 7 Enterprise machine running the latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Java. All Windows updates has been installed as well. When trying to open a specific website ...
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Invert web page colours in Opera

I want to have inverted colours in Opera (including pictures) for browsing web content. How can I achieve that? I found in How to invert web pages colour scheme in Firefox? another that one should ...
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Google's Chrome addons are not showing

I have a few chrome adds installed and I am able to view them when I go to chrome://extensions. I have a total of 7 active add-ons, in my browser next to the address bar, I am able to see 3. The four ...
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Why Do Some Desktop Websites Turn Into Mobile-Mode On Certain Zoom In Percent?

For example, when I go to this website on my desktop and zoom in to 300% the website appears to turn into mobile-mode. A menu button appears around 300% zoom (Google Chrome with a 1920 x 1080 screen ...
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Is there any shortcut key for opening browser in windows 8.1?

My problem is on how to open the browser in windows 8.1 using shortcut keys. But I searched in google but it not give any correct results.
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Open a webpage when closing a browser

My company has started using an online attendance system. We are supposed to sign-in manually when we come in the office AND signout while leaving. I have set it as my homepage so that I don't forget ...
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Drop-down menus on websites won't stay open — Chrome & Firefox — Windows 10

In a nutshell, the problem is that when I go to a drop-down on a web site (e.g., Amazon's drop-down on the left side of the search box, or eBay's "All Categories" drop-down on the right of its search ...
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Moving extensions form opera next to stable version

I was using beta version of Opera as a main web browser for about year, but lately it started to use full of CPU without any reason, so I want to move to stable version but, I have a lot of ...
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how does facebook authentication work?

I use Linux and Google chrome as browsers. I know that cookies are stored /home/gio/.config/google-chrome/Default/Cookies but deleting this file and restarting browser doesn't do anything. When I ...
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I delete cookies file in chrome but i'm still logged in after i restart chrome

Title says pretty much everything. I'm using linux and google chrome as browser. I know that cookeis are stored at /home/my_name/.config/google-chrome/Default/Cookies. I deleted this file but it seems ...
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Possible to set homepage for Firefox Private window?

Is it possible to set a default homepage for the Firefox private browsing window so that I don't have to see the default Private window page as attached.
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firefox doesn't open google or gmail

Recently I have encountered problems with firefox opening google and gmail. Since firefox is one of my favorite browsers I'd like to fix it. It was working quite well till yesterday. I managed to ...
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Changing CPU architecture in build.prop won't effect browser

Web pages using NavigatorObject can query my platform and see that it is armv7l. for testing reasons i need impersonate i686 CPU. when i edit ro.product.cpu.abi at system/build.prop it doesn't change ...
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Install raspbian epiphany on regular distro, e.g. ubuntu, archlinux, etc

About a year ago, the Raspberry PI switched to a custom version of Epiphany for better performance. I have a crappy x86 computer running archlinux that could really benefit from a web browser as ...