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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How to disable the main toolbar in epiphany

Epiphany has a nice app mode: epiphany --profile myapp -a http://superuser.com But it still displays the main toolbar with url (locked), title, back/forward and reload buttons. I would like to ...
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Typing the tab character in browser text boxes

A lot of the time, when I want to format text within a web page's text box I'll hit the Tab key. Unfortunately, that doesn't insert the tab character but instead moves the control to the next form ...
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simulate(trigger) CTRL key press with click event

I am working on some kind of script. It needs to remain on the same tab when performing click event but clicked link should open in new tab. I can use Ctrl + Click but how to press CTRL ...
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How can I stop my browser from scrolling while in a game?

Some games and programs use the scroll wheel to scroll or zoom, but if the main window is large enough, this will usually scroll the browser window as well, which will put the game off of the screen. ...
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Open link in New tab seamlessly without interfering

How can I open the js link in new tab seamlessly without interfering. I should remain on same tab without refresh it but clicked link should open in new tab ???
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What exactly is “Browser” in Chrome's task manager, if it's not an open tab, and where is the traffic coming from?

I'm having problems loading some webpages on a slow connection on Chrome, and opened its Task Manager and saw that the "Browser" task is using up all the bandwidth to download something, but I don't ...
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Open links from Outlook in non-default browser

I use Firefox as my default browser, but I want all links from Microsoft Outlook to be opened in Chrome. I need it because of separation - I use Firefox for one kind of work and Chrome for another. ...
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Force-refreshing only JavaScript files in Firefox and Chrome

I want to clear only JavaScript files from my web browsers (Firefox and Chrome). I am doing JavaScript debugging, and it's annoying that my JS just won't get updated whenever I change my JS files. The ...
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How can I use a hotkey to access the link address in any browser?

Sometimes I need to copy many link addresses and I would like a hotkey for this. As far as I know there is no browser that supports that out of the box. Is it possible to customize this behavior? I ...
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How can I connect to legacy applications/hardware where new browsers are hard-blocking access? [closed]

I work in a field where we often interface to many legacy applications/hardware with a built-in web interface. These are on closed networks only accessible through VPNs. Due to their age they often ...
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How to fix monitor text display to system text?

I have a problem with my Acer K272HUL monitor (1440p) in that when connected to my laptop (Dell precision m3800 or Thinkpad T440s via mini DP) any text displayed outside of the native system (such as ...
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Make IE open new window in different browser

Is there a way to make IE open new window in a different browser like chrome. Any new popup or whenever the site opens a new window it should open in chrome instead of IE. I found this entry in the ...
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How do I access an https site that still uses RC4?

I have an old wireless router that I haven't needed to change the configuration on for years. Recently I ran into some issues with my network and needed to turn on it's dhcp server. When i went to ...
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What would make ALL my browsers refuse to stay logged in sites?

Basically, I can't stay logged in anymore in multiple different websites, this affects Internet Explorer (dunno what one, came with this Win 8), Chrome (current stable) and Palemoon (current stable). ...
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Can I set MS Edge as an alternate browser for a program that wants an .exe file?

I got a new laptop with Windows 10 about a month ago, and I installed Corel PaintShop Pro X6, which lists Internet Explorer as its default Internet browser. I added Google Chrome as an alternate ...
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Smart searching in Google Chrome

I recently saw a person do a search on his web browser. He was searching on his company's website. If I wanted to do a search on his company's website, I would usually go to the company website, and ...
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Playing video in browser glitches

Is there any way to fix this problem when I play videos in a browser. Doesn't matter if its Chrome or Mozilla. Same goes when playing gifs, tho they stabilized after a few loops. Video playbacks seem ...
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How to get more search engines in Chrome right click?

Right now, if I select something and do a right click, the only search option I see is Search Google for 'whatever I selected' For example: How do I add more search engines to this list?
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Is there a way to reduce the CPU usage of a Gmail tab in Chrome browser?

This is driving me crazy and I hope you can help. Here's a screenshot of the issue. On the right, Windows Task Manager showing high Chrome CPU usage. On the left, Chrome's Task Manager showing it's ...
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Set one homepage for all browsers simultaneously

For testing purposes, I would like to set the homepage of all browsers installed on my computer — Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari — to the same page. I'd like to do this all ...
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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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HTTP requests met with “Traffic blocked because of exceed per IP shaper session quota…”

I often am met by this message when trying to load a webpage. When I see it, I get nothing else back from my HTTP requests for a couple minutes, after which things go back to normal. There is no ...
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Is TPM 2.0 required by browsers to visit sites that use only SHA-2 certificates?

SHA-2 support seems to have been added with TPM 2.0. Consequently, is TPM 2.0 required by browsers to visit sites that use only SHA-2 certificates? If not, is there some official documentation ...
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Why firefox showing some strings instead of Facebook in windows 8

I am using Mozilla Firefox 46.0.1 in windows 8 64 bit machine. I was browsing Facebook well,but suddenly when i was trying to browse Facebook from Firefox, instead of Facebook window some strings are ...
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How to remove “hao123.com” start page from Chrome?

I've installed an application that hijacked Chrome's start up page. I've tried this procedure, then I tried a Windows registry search. I can't get rid of of it.
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Save Webpage complete into a single file, including linked mp3 file

I want to Save a webpage, complete (including linked CSS, JavaScript, images etc, including a linked mp3 (or any other audio) file. Having only one single file of type "mhtml", which is a multipart ...
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SSL/TLS validation errors on requests

Every single website I try to access is giving me a certificate error. I've tried checking the system's time, but it's correct. Thanks.
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Design Project to Automatically show a local webpage to all devices connected on local network

I am doing a design project and need help of expert how to do it I have to make a webserver on my computer and upload a webpage on that server . When a new user comes in a network e.g 192.168.1.1 a ...
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Google Chrome Update changed my browser resolution [duplicate]

I just updated Chrome and have hit a massive problem in its display it's like someone has lowered the resolution and it is messing with everything. My set up is 1920 x 1080. However, Chrome seems to ...
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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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Firefox : override website's JavaScript to a local machine JavaScript

There is a userContent.css available in Firefox to customize / override a website's CSS to a new one, but what about the JavaScript? How can I override a particular website's JavaScript or some part ...
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Selectively deleting a site from history fully on Opera/Chrome?

When I attempt to selectively delete a site from the Opera site history, although it disappears from the history list it still appears with the suggestions feature in the address bar (obtained from ...
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are TCP connections made while typing the URL

Do browsers make TCP connections while typing the URL in address bar? I launched nettop utility, and was surprised of how active my connections are, even while only typing an address and not visiting ...
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Download videos from Delve Player

I am trying to download a video from this website. I am using Firefox and I have tried using many types of downloaders, but they only get the player and other Shockwave components instead of the ...
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How can I download files from Rapidshare or Megaupload on Ubuntu terminal?

How can I download Rapidshare files (I have premium access) on my Ubuntu server? It doesn't have any GUI.
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Unable to access google.com with FireFox Windows

I can ping google.com and it's dns servers but I just can't seem to open google.com/ncr on Windows 10 PC but I'm able to access it with Chrome (same PC) and also OSX's Firefox (same build) (macbook on ...
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Batch File to Set Default Programs Without Invoking the Registry

Our organization has the Chrome policy enabled for setting Chrome as the default browser. This setting is mandatory, and cannot be disabled like many of the other policies we have that are ...
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How do I select middle part of a hyper link?

How do I select a middle part of an hyper-link as you see in the image above? You can also suggest me a browser extension or a userscript that converts all links to text in a selected sub part of ...
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Can't load W3 page using IE, but Chrome and Firefox can

Does anyone know why IE can't load the page: https://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd or http://www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/xmldsig-core-schema.xsd but Firefox and Chrome can? IE ...
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Google search results greyed out on Firefox

I logged in to my work computer today and came across this weird issue: It's worth noting that none of these websites were visited by me. I tried opening Firefox in Safe Mode but the issue ...
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How do I modify the menubar in FireFox to display full page/tab title?

With FF 45.01 and previous versions for some time the page title is not displayed alongside of the menu bar, nor as part of it in Windows 10 and 8.1. Exists the option to change the value, ...
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How to convert a webpage to PDF with preserving its look (exactly as on web browser) and text/links?

I'm looking for a way to convert a webpage to PDF, but preserving the webpage's look. Also preserving webpage's text (being selectable), searchable [Generating image screenshot for the webpage would ...
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All browser act like ctrl is pressed

I hate this, and this happens too often. Suddenly, my Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge start to act like ctrl is pressed. If I try to scroll it should zoom the page. I've tried a few solutions which ...
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How to tell `links` to ignore expired SSL certificate and proceed?

I'm using the links browser and trying to connect to an HTTPS site. I then get: Verification failure: certificate has expired this is "fine" (i.e. was decided to be tolerated) for this ...
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My browser connects to a strange website after a certain span of time [duplicate]

The last 2 days http://trafleyb-sw.ru/ry5/rtk/mgpg is the link which gets connected automatically in my browser. I use Bitdefender total security to counter internet problems. But after multiple scan ...
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High CPU Usage caused by JavaScript

I have a big problem with my new Ultrabook. It is a Asus UX305LA with an i7-5500U processor. The problem is, that my CPU Usage while surfing on web pages using Javascript is extreme high. For ...
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Multiple tabs of a browser

Since unique port numbers are assigned to each of the different processes related to network which are going on a system.So,my question is that,if multiple tabs are open in a browser then will ...
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How to quickly change user profile in Google Chrome?

Is there any keyboard shortcut for changing it? Google couldn't solve my problem. I'm using too many different profiles for my blog and their social media profiles etc. Sometimes it's getting ...
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Header, content tag, JS code, etc to forcefully disable responsive design? [migrated]

Is it there some way, I could via a header, meta tag, JavaScript or whatever, tell the browser, regardless of its a mobile or desktop browser, render the website like it was rendered on a full screen? ...
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How to bookmark a favorite without loading the page first? (Internet Explorer, Firefox)

I need to add a bookmark to IE but when I go to the site, it redirects to another page. I don't want to bookmark that page. I want to bookmark the original page before it redirects. How do I do this ...