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 is the difference between the Iceweasel versions?

I am a Xubuntu LTS user, considering using Debian Stable 64 bit in my next install. When I switch to Debian, I want to go with Iceweasel, as it is packaged with the Debian package manager. I plan ...
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Microsoft Edge Zoom Issue

I have a weird persistent issue with Edge browser. All websites load up super zoomed away and it is a default state, so reloading the page zooms back out. I cleared cache and cookies, but for no help. ...
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Problem with Firefox browser about user privacy

Every time I use my firefox browser to visit sites like this I end up with multi redirection popups on every single click. however, I solved the problem accidentally by visiting the previous site ...
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How can a website recognise a multiple account usage? [on hold]

I would like to discuss which are all the possibilities for a browser game to detect whether a registered user has multiple accounts. With "multiple accounts" is named the practice of one single ...
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Which are the solutions to LSO cookies? [on hold]

Moreover, do these solutions make me "more unique" when it comes up to digital fingerprint? With LSO cookies I refer to the also named "Flash Cookies". For what concerns the second question I just ...
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Override “focus” events in my browser?

Is there a tool that will allow me to prevent specific pages from refocusing my keyboard when I load them?
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Google Chrome will not launch (Windows 10)

I have a HP ENVY running Windows 10. For some reason, the PC is unable to launch Google Chrome. When I launch the Task Manager, I see multiple Google Chrome processes running, however there is no ...
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Which MAC addresses are detectable when browsing? [duplicate]

I happen to know that there are different MAC addresses for each device on my network. So, I'm wondering which ones can be tracked by a website when I connect to it.
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I need change browser shortcut url adware [duplicate]

I have an adware my PC and I need change my all browser shortcuts URL to google. I try manually remove but adware soft set URL again. I need batch file this operation or vbs script or C# code?
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I copied Chrome's, Opera's and Firefox' folders from my old computer onto my new. Is there a way to retrieve my tabs from them?

I am using Windows 10, and I copied all the mentioned browsers' installation folders from a computer that used to run on Windows 8.1. While there doesn't seem to be anything in Opera's folder, there ...
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Grab all “non-embedded” images from a web page

I am looking for a way to grab all images from a blog even if they are not visible (embedded) on the blog itself. In other words, images that are uploaded to a webpage, but not yet embedded in an ...
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Windows 7 not showing other computers on network

I have several other machines that are on other operating systems (XP, etc.) and they show up just fine on other machines NOT running Windows 7. However, they do not show on the Windows 7 "Network" ...
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How to know current encoding in Firefox?

I use to on website which have some issues with local chars encoding ,but for one second it switch it up to the normal encoding, but I cant detect where/from encoding was made. Is it possible to see ...
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Is there a way to disable a specific JS script from a specific website?

I want to disable a specific JS script from a specific website without disabling the javascript completely. Is there a way to do that ?
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Enable JavaScript in Toshiba Printer's embedded browser

I am trying to set up my Toshiba e-Studio 287 printer to be able to upload its scans to Dropbox. The easiest way I have been able to find so far is to use the embedded browser to go to the Dropbox ...
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Internet browser for 2003 laptop [closed]

I own a 2003 laptop which is Acer Travelmate 240. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with XFCE4. It's got Pentium 4 2,8 Ghz single core CPU , 1GB of RAM and Intel Graphics 82855. Everything works just ...
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Lowercase i displays as uppercase i

This is driving me crazy now. Some websites I visit always display the letter i as capital I instead. Even though it is in the middle of a word. See example: This happens both with Chrome and ...
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Why is browser support for Level 3 `attr()` so low? [closed]

I don't think anyone disagrees that it is useful and it would benefit several exceedingly popular web styles right now (e.g., Angular). We finally have calc() and attr() from 2.1 which works with ...
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Autofill Username Creation

As an administrator I have found various usernames in the autofill bar when you attempt to log in to sites. These usernames are unknown and I was wondering if anyone knew of a way that I can find out ...
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How would I create individualized Skype URLs for private chat without a server?

I want to offer free support on a community I belong to to help other users. Right now I'm offering support by private messaging on the community (some users would rather not post publicly), but it's ...
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Site shows blank page, but not with proxy

I am attempting to access the popular site, Deposits.org. When I go there, I get a blank page. When I view source, that is also completely empty. But I'm able to see the site through an anonymous ...
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what happens when the url is entered the first time in web browser [duplicate]

I would like to know What happens in the background, when you type a URL in a Web browser for the first time,technically in terms of OSI Layers. Need a website or a info on what parameters are added ...
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How does adware infection work in Firefox, and how to get rid of it?

For the last few weeks I've had the following happening, using Windows 8.1 and Firefox V44. The only active add-ons are Adblock Plus, Flashblock and Norton Identity Safe: First, Norton Internet ...
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Google chrome high hard disk usage

I'm on Windows 7 from boot to VHD. I got a lot of RAM and my pagefile is disabled. This OS can be up for days, even up to 3-4 weeks of working time without restart. I put it to sleep\suspend quite ...
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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 ...
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Does javascript have access to my bookmarks and history?

I'm using RefControl addon for firefox, to avoid sending the referer in the headers. But now I'm wondering if the previous page or even my full history can be viewed by websites with javascript. And ...
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Copying PNG with transparency from browser shows a black background instead

When I copy a PNG image with transparency to the clipboard and subsequently paste it into Photoshop, Paint, etc. - the transparency turns to black. Is there any workaround for this? Is this a ...
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What kind of update/program application would cause browsers not to load but streams and internet connection to be functionning perfectly?

Lately I have been in a troubling situation: my browsers (tested with firefox chrome safari and IE, on the same machine) seem to randomly lose connection to the internet(sometimes for 5 minutes at ...
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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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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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vimperator: Using external editor (e.g., vim) to edit Stack Overflow text

Utilities like vimperator allow editing content of HTML form fields in an external editor. With vimperator there is shortcut Ctrl+I which, when in an edit box, opens the text in an external editor. ...
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Chrome constantly freezing/not responding

So about a week ago, Chrome started to freeze up (not respond) when I first started the computer, but would be fine after a few minutes. Now it is constantly freezing and is unusable. This is true for ...
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Window 10 freezes when open any browser

Few days back I got issue with all browsers. Whenever I open any browser window fully freezes. But when I close browser it works normal. I tried with safemode but problem still there. Only Microsoft ...
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Can't use Chrome after trying to install Azure

I started to install Azure, but it didn't go anywhere so I cancelled it. Now I can't load any websites in Chrome. I tested different internet connections, same results. Getting by with Edge ... for ...
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How to know that I passed the firewall from the TCP connections?

In my company, in order to access some intranet-sites, I have first to login to webpage (which I suppose is a firewall or something) with my account. If I login from FF for example, I can access the ...
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Chromium unpacked extensions syncing

I am trying to sync extensions between Chromium browser and two Windows 7 PC's. Windows 7 PC's x2 Chromium Version 50.0.2626.0 So far I have downloaded the Chromium Installer from here. I have ...
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How to disable automatic updates in Opera?

some features in opera 25 are changes, with old documentations. I want to disable Opera auto update. For this I read this opera webpage however there is no more "preferences" in opera menu. so how ...
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How to delete series browser hijackers, e.g. l.yimg.com in email? [duplicate]

This is a software problem. I have win 7 64 bit Home Premium eMachine PC. I initiated the pop up blocker and in internet options I put the series browser hijackers (d.yimg.com, l.yimg.com, and ...
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How to hide recently open history in Chrome Browser?

I'm pretty new to Chrome; I only used it to debug CSS and javascripts. I recently updated my Chrome browser a couple of week ago. Previously browsed sites start displaying in the middle of the ...
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Wget gives me file names such as “index.html?foo=bar”, but browser always opens “index.html” file instead

I've downloaded site dump with Wget (links are converted) and a lot of files have names like this: index.html?foo=bar. The only way i can open them is to directly specify them as browser arguments. ...
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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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Viewing long web pages on wide screens

I have just installed a 29" wide screen monitor. The web pages on this monitor do not nearly fill its width. Is there an option in Chrome or another browser that would allow one automatically view the ...
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Is there any browser or method to prevent uploading?

I want my network to be secured, so uploading ,attaching by mail or other leaks would be disallowed. I tried windows firewall outbound rule. But it does force close all the connections. Not working ...
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Refresh all tabs in Google Chrome

I am using Google Chrome 11.0.696.77 on Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is it possible to refresh(reload) all the tabs in Google Chrome without going into each individual tab and hitting F5 to refresh the ...
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Can you force a .url file to open in a browser other than the default Browser?

I have a couple .url shortcuts for some Silverlite material but my default browser (Chrome) can't use Silverlite. Is there a way to force the .url to open specifically in Internet Explorer instead of ...
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Malicious “confirm navigation” dialogs?

Some sites, like StackExchange, pop up an "Are you sure you want to leave this page?" dialog when you try to leave under certain conditions, such as if you have a post you haven't finished editing. ...
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Ctrl+F5 vs Ctrl+R (On Browsers)

is there a difference between these two shortcuts on most browsers?
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Redirect specific url requests to local site

Is there a specific way to redirect requests for a specific URL from a browser to a local site or location?e.g. setting a Firewall or some OS rule to redirect a request for the jQuery lib to a ...
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Email client Chrome extension?

It seems that Opera is removing that integrated mail client (it doesn't exist in Opera 15) :( I was thinking to switch to Chrome and wondering if Chrome has an extension or something that brings mail ...
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How do I stop Google Chrome from requesting to import Firefox settings on startup?

Every time I start a fresh instance of Google Chrome on my PC, I receive the following message: Sadly, your Mozilla Firefox settings are not available while that browser is running. To import ...