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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firefox plugin/addon/hack to allow chromes' omnibar TAB search?

In chrome when you type a website name, say youtube.com then press TAB you can then easily search the said website for keywords without loading the site first. gonna save you some time. i found and ...
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Connecting to my SSID force opening a browser window. How?

I'm aiming my clients to get a popup/browser display once they connect my Wifi. Currently it s running with HostAPD. You see my SSID in available wifi, no password. Access only to my local web. No ...
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Portable web browser fo Windows with a proxy individual [on hold]

I need a portable brower which can be run on Win 8.1. In my desktop I have a running two browser in time (FF+Chrome). So, Portable FF can't start when I have a running normal version (Only one ...
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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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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How to bookmark all open tabs in Opera 30 as a folder?

How do I bookmark all open tabs (in the current window) in Opera 30 (e.g. as a folder)? There doesn't seem to be such an option in the vanilla installation of Opera... P.S. Add-on solutions are ...
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Reducing the height of the tab/address bar in Firefox (OS X)

I would like to save those extra few pixels, since I'm often on the go on a laptop and overall customize FF. Is there a way to shave off those extra pixels here? (Picture for reference)
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Google Chrome Out of Memory When nothing else is running

I'm having an issue where Google Chrome will only display the "He's dead, Jim" error (out of memory). I can't even go to the settings tab without it showing the error. Nothing else is running, only ...
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Several website functions just no longer work in Firefox for me…but maybe there's a pattern?

This is really weird, because I don't recall making any large changes or messing around with about:config in Firefox. I was on FF 30 the whole time. The problems just emerged. Here's some example: ...
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Issue with website

There is an strange issue that in some of my PCs few websites are not accessible. For eg: In PC1: facebook is not working while in PC2:bitly.com is not working. But other websites are accessible. I ...
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How does one browse a website using Telnet?

When you connect to an open port 80 (HTTP) through Telnet, shouldn't the client display a plaintext version of the site? All I get is a blank screen, and then the client disconnects. I know you can ...
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Disable back and forward pages shortcuts on Chrome (and others browsers)

I have a shortcut that run a URL as a APP in Chrome (without navbar), but the shortcuts still works. Example: C:[...]\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --app=http://google.com
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Port is reachable on telnet locally, but browser shows connection reset

I am running a web application server locally in an Ubuntu guest VM on a Windows host. I could not connect to the service in any web browser. Chrome reported ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED. The result is the ...
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Want to Auto-Save EVERY webpage I visit (as HTML or MAFF/MHTML) - Solutions?

I have been trying to solve this problem for a long time, there are multiple possibilities. This gets convoluted... Basically the activity I want to automate is, on EVERY page any browser visits - ...
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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 can I stop JavaScript from modifying the clipboard?

More and more I find that when I copy text from a news site, the site adds in its own advertising/footnote link to my clipboard, so that when I paste, the copied text is appended with something like: ...
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Possible causes of web page opening at same time every day?

My general question is, what would cause my Windows 7 PC to open a web page automatically at the same time every day, or, what can I check to find out why this is happening? (And therefore be able to ...
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Cannot access IRC networks via dedicated chat clients

The Freenode IRC client in Firefox is able access the Freenode IRC network seamlessly. However, when I put in the proxy settings for the Internet connection I'm using into a chat client (Pidgin, ...
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How to Block Doodle in Chrome's 'New Tab' page?

My goal is to block the annoying Google "doodles" (i.e. animated soccer-related promos, etc.) that appear in Chrome when a New tab is opened. Here's what's been tried so far: (1) Use AdBlock Plus to ...
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Where are stored search engines in Opera?

So I had a lot of custom/manually added search engines in Opera (29) I upgraded my PC (new CPU,MOBO and RAM) so I couldn't boot Windows so I had to install new Windows but I didn't format partition ...
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Why isn't Firefox quickly multitasking between non-selected tabs? [closed]

I have a powerful processor (i3-4160) and I should be able to have something complete uninterrupted/slowed down while I am doing something else on another tab, but the browser isn't doing this. I'm ...
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Back button of Adobe PDF Reader after clicking a hyperlink whose target is on the same document

PDF documents have hyperlinks to the contents on the same document (analogous to "#section" hrefs for an HTML document). Where's the back button to go back to the page I was on (where I clicked the ...
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Website forcing mobile interface on Desktop browser

#0: The website in the title is MakeMyTrip. One month ago, I booked my ticket for a journey through this website. I used my Firefox 36.0 (Linux) to do such. The user-agent wasn't tweaked either. The ...
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Remote Desktop PC over LAN through a web browser

My laptop runs Windows 7 Ultimate. This morning I found out my laptop's screen was damaged and my office work was hindered considerably. I can only get the screen replaced after a few days and things ...
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How do I auto-accept all website cookie warnings?

Every time I go to any website in the UK it asks me if I accept cookies or not. Is there a way to disable this question and accept all cookies universally?
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how to prevent chrome from changing tabs when you click and drag a link to a new tab?

I like to do a Google search, and then click and drag only some of the answers to new Chrome tabs, and finally select the tab I want to look at. Internet Explorer does it this way. How can I set ...
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Can we disable tabs in IE8?

IE7 allows to disable tabs to retain the single window working functionality as in IE6. Can we do the same in IE8? Can we disable tabbed browsing in IE8?
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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 4000x3000 pixels. My laptop's screen has a native resolution of 1400x768. Basically, I need to ...
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Web Form Filler With Custom Lists [closed]

I am looking for a web form filler that will allow me to define custom pick-lists for certain fields. My company has an internal web app for managing product features and bugs. When I am adding a new ...
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Kompozer and bootstrap

I am hoping to write my first webpage in bootstrap and, in the past, I have done this using only commandline (vim) and then seeing how it looked in a browser, but I know this is rather archaic and I ...
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Print screen with cursor in Windows 7

I'm trying to capture some screen shots for a tutorial. When I press Print Screen on my keyboard and paste into an image editor, the cursor goes. The "tooltips" (if any) do print, but I need the ...
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How to replace web page source “on the fly”?

I'm looking for way to replace web page content on the way. What I mean is: I need to set some pattern for web page: where&what html source code to replace Load this webpage and look at the ...
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Captcha unification mechanism in different browsers?

How the captchas which are generated from one site could be valid at the same time but in 2 different browsers (e.g. IE and FF)? What makes this separation? How I can find these values or factors? I ...
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Links browser and Vim together

I've been reading bloomberg.com/whatiscode and its a long webpage. I also recently started using Vim. At the moment, to take notes, I copy paste some parts of the webpage onto a text file. I would ...
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buttons and input fields are shown with X symbol in MS IE

I have an issue with MS Internet Explorer 11 ver 11.0.14 where most of buttons and input fields are shown with X symbol as in the below image: I am using Windows 8.1 Any advise?
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Internet Explorer for companies [closed]

I was wondering why it is that so many companies use Internet Explorer by default? I can imagine that there is some upside to using it in combination with Windows Server or something? Or perhaps you ...
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HTTP on localhost not working with DNS A-record and port forward (ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE)

I have a Jenkins server on my local machine that I publish to the outside world through a DNS A record (ci.alanif.se:8080) with my ISP and port forwarding through two routers. This works perfectly ...
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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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Page keeps loading even after I click “Stop” button - Chrome

I randomly notice some pages keep loading even after I click "Stop" button. Loading animation doesn't stop either. Here is a page I've noticed this most recently. This is an issue because I've time ...
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Google Chrome wouldn't save password for Gmail only

Google Chrome is quick, works for lots of websites. But I found out that it would not save my password when I log into Gmail!
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Facebook load times are very slow, but other pages are fast, and >12Mbit/s up & down

I have measured 12 Mbit/s up and downstream. I have a wireless Network Adapter called Asus PCE-N53 (300Mbps 11n Dual band Wireless LAN PCI-E Card) and is connected to my local wireless router. I have ...
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Every website is showing untrusted certificate warning on all browsers

I'm on windows 7. Every website is showing untrusted security warning. I tried every browser that I have. I tried using https. This is extremely odd, it never happened before, well it could happen ...
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How to disable unwanted Plugins and malwares from google Chrome?

I am using latest version of google chrome. I have removed all the plugins from chrome extension and set a google is default browser. and some times ads is showing in my browser But after some ...
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JSFiddle Not Properly rendering/loading in my chrome,firefox browsers

If I open any example or new fiddle in firefox and Google chrome, It shows like this only how to overcome this issue. look out this is issue in this URL
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Loading a website using IP

As per my understanding DNS is used for resolving domain names into IP addresses. I am using Ubuntu. I did following. nslookup facebook.com gave me the IP of the website. I blocked DNS using firewall. ...
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Chrome browser keeps losing home page setting

whenever I close down my laptop (Windows 7) and restart chrome comes up with a single default tab despite the fact that I frequently set my home pages to the ones I want to see. How do I get my ...
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How can I Use Google Search mobile version in desktop browsers? [duplicate]

As you're all know there are different version of Google Search is available respective to your client device (Mobile/Desktop). Since, Mobile version uses less bandwidth I was trying to access the ...
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How to set custom command to open HTTP/HTTPS links in Thunderbird?

I would like to open links from Thunderbird into a new tab of a specific Firefox profile on Windows 7. The default browser on the system is not Firefox and the desired profile is not the default ...
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Websites not loading correctly since Windows 8.1 upgrade

I finally upgraded my work PC to Window's 8.1 Pro on Monday (from 8 Pro), but since then I have been having problems with websites not loading correctly. This issue is occurring in both Firefox 27.0.1 ...