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Getting timeline status and post of specific friends at first place in Facebook(like users Interest used in cookies) [migrated]

Whenever I open My Facebook Account I am getting the timeline status and post of the users which I used to like and read Mostly not on the basis of time. So if I have to see the posts of other users I ...
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How to get YouTube comments working in Firefox without 3rd party cookies enabled and wihout enable cookies for google.com [migrated]

I get logged out a few seconds after I logged in to google plus video the popup when you click comments. I am then logged in to YouTube without the G+ intergration. I use the self destruct cookie ...
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Can a website tell what device you're using? [duplicate]

If I were to visit a website on different occasions and from different IP addresses but from the same device, could a website potentially tell? If so, would deleting cookies prevent this?
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How can I save specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? [duplicate]

How can I save one or more specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? My original thought was to find a cookie ...
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Is there a way to read chrome's “safe browsing” files?

I was looking through my appdata and I noticed that in < AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data > there are files that start with "Safe Browsing" and ending in "Bloom, Bloom prefix set, cookies, ...
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Accounts can't log into a specific website, happening only on their IP, on multiple devices [closed]

Logging into one specific website does not work if tried from one specific IP. Multiple devices were tried. It says their username and password is incorrect even though it is not. Another account ...
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Google Chrome SQLite cookies contains keywords : drugs, illegal and pornography?

I was just testing some things with cookies in Chrome. I opened Local Storage and its content with SQLite browser. Then I found something weird... ...
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How does a website remember not to store cookies?

A popup on a website showed up, and asked me if I allowed the website to store preferences in cookies. By accident, I said "no". Refreshing/restarting does not bring the popup back. Is there a ...
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Wget - Problems recursively downloading with authentication

So I'm trying to download the entire domain of a private wiki page. I've saved the cookies in a cookies.txt file and using it with wget for authentication like so: wget --load-cookies=cookies.txt ...
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Downloading an authenticated large file with command line tools

I need to download a file sized around 1.6GB. I's like to get it download via a command line tool like axel, wget or curl However, how can I download a file which needs to be logged in to the site ...
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How to manually add a cookie in opera 12.17?

I have to test some functionality on a web page using Opera 12.17. Therefore I need to create a cookie with a specific value beforehand. How can I create a new cookie for a specific host in Opera? ...
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What is the origin of the word 'cookie'? [closed]

I was wondering, how did pieces of information saved by websites and stored in a web browser come to be known as cookies? Who came up with the name, and when? What is the logic behind the choice of ...
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Save cookies immediately in dwb

I use the dwb browser and I would like to share the cookies between the different windows. So, I set the file-sync-interval setting to 0, but if I open a new window, the cookies are not saved. I ...
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HTTP headers of Gmail

I just examined the headers of HTTP requests and responses regarding to Gmail. First, I submitted username and password and examined the headers. Then deleted an email from inbox and examined again. ...
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Firefox doesn't honor “Remember Me” choice on websites (persistent cookies)

I've noticed for a while that I have to manually log back in to websites frequently even when I check "remember me" to enable permanent or long-lasting cookies. I always thought it was an extension ...
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Keep facebook in a single chrome tab

If I log into facebook, even once the tab is closed, sites I visit know my real name (presumably through cookies). Is there a way to use Chrome to completely isolate a single tab for facebook, so that ...
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Completely Disable Firefox Cookies

I'm a web developer and I'm trying to test a web site with ALL cookies disabled using Firefox 24.6. From looking through the Tools...Options.....Privacy, I only see an option to "Tell sites that I do ...
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If I disable third-party cookies, is there any point installing anti-tracking extensions?

I have already disabled third-party cookies. Is there any further advantage to be gained by installing Ghostery, Adversity, DoNotTrackMe etc, or do extensions like these simply allow fine-tuning?
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Is it possible for one browser to read/write cookies of another one?

I'm not looking for a way to synchronize cookies between browsers, this has been answered here. I'd like to know, if Chrome could read/write Firefox's cookies, with or without me realizing. (Or any ...
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How can I find out which third-party sites a webservice (in this case: Spritzlet) is using?

I'm comparing the current incarnations of various "Spritz" applications, like the official Spritzlet, and the unofficial Squirt, OpenSpritz, Readline, etc. -- The official Spritzlet is a bookmarklet ...
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firefox plugin to show cookies for a site [closed]

In Firefox, I've been using Cookie Monster for years to block/delete site cookies and third party cookies, in order to (partially) protect my privacy. But this is getting harder as sites require more ...
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Zombie cookies are apparently stored in different locations, inside a computer, common to all Web Browsers installed on that specific computer, right?

Zombie cookies are apparently stored in different locations, inside a computer, common to all Web Browsers installed on that specific computer, right? Does the same process works when someone is ...
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Chrome cookie values are not stored

i wanted to browse my cookies, so i went into %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default and took the file Cookies. I opened it with Sqlite database browser, but the cookies have no ...
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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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Can imacros clear ALL history, cache and cookies?

Is there a way to clear all cache and cookies (equivalent of pressing ctrl+shift+del in firefox and selecting every checkbox) using imacros? I know about the CLEAR command but I have found that it ...
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how do I check for sql injection in cookie

I am using sqlmap to test my website for vulnerabilities. However rather than testing for vulnerable variables in URL, I would like to test if cookie values are subject to sql injection. Is there a ...
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How to use wget to download images from messages on facebook?

This look a bit harder than usual. I'm a new user wget and i was thinking that maybe it's possible to somehow login into facebook and download only images from a specific conversation. I mean, i'd ...
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How to copy a cookie in Windows 8.1 Metro IE from one domain to another

I want to copy all cookies from domain1.com to domain2.com for the Windows 8.1 Metro IE browser. How can I do that? Where are the files stored?
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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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Chromium - Selective Cookie blocking doesn't work

I have a fresh install of Chromium Browser on Windows 7. Chromium Version 36.0.1926.0 (261698). I got to Settings -> Privacy -> Clear Browsing Data .. & clear all cookies from from the beginning ...
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Blocking cross-domain requests to Google form other sites

Is there some kind of Firefox addon which allows blocking cross-domain requests to a website? I want to universally block all requests to *.google.* from any other website unless I explicitly visit ...
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disable ALL cookie warnings

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept common cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them to the user? Eg. Does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist ...
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This Google cookie is indestructable

I don't use any Google services directly and have Google's safebrowsing support disabled. Yet, this PREF cookie for °.google.com which appears to have a unique identifier is unremovable. It restores ...
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What is the fastest way to clear cache and cookies in Google Chrome?

The standard way (hamburger icon>Tools>Clear browsing data>Confirm) is slow, especially when you have to clear frequently during development. Currently, I hit F12 to bring up the Console, go to the ...
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Does copying all cookie *.txt files from XP to Win7 work?

I'm moving from Win Xp to Win 7. There are 4500 cookie files in my C:\Documents and settings*UserName*\Cookies directory on XP, dating from 2 days ago back to 2010 (when I last cleaned out older ...
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Is it possible to access browsing history without permission?

It's kind of weird that whenever I search for something on Web or any other online retail store, etc for something, I soon see the very same as an advertisement on Facebook (The right side base). If ...
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How to change default directory of flash cookies?

Local shared objects, sometimes referred to as "Flash cookies," are data files that can be created on your computer by the sites you visit Flash cookies are stored in a special directory depending on ...
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firefox removes cookies automatically

I use some proxy software. When I login to some sites, if I change proxy settings, firefox removes my cookies and I must login again. It occurs on every site. Also when I close firefox and open it ...
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how to block a specific cookie from a specific site [duplicate]

Relevant question, but does not answer my question: Firefox: how to block cookies by name, not by site? - This is too specific about Google Analytics I have started getting quite active on ...
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Should Chrome be deleting cookies when using an application shortcut?

We've noticed what looks like strange behavior when using Chrome's application shortcut (Tools | Create application shortcuts). If you're visiting a site using the shortcut, and that site has cookies ...
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Chrome Incognito session cookie location?

What is the location of Chromes Incognito cookies while Incognito is active? We know the location for regular cookies in Chrome for Windows 7 is at: c:\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\user ...
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Is it possible to block one cookie on a domain

Is it possible to block one cookie on a domain, without blocking all cookies on that domain? (I want to block the tracking cookies, without blocking the cookies that are required for functionality.) ...
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Remotely disable saved cookies/logins on gmail?

I just left my job (yay! freedom! money is for suckers) and realized I forgot to clear cookies on my PC. I can call an (ex) coworker and have them do it maybe, but I'd feel safter if it could be ...
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Which cookie is the Google's Two-Factor Authentication related cookie?

Every time I start up my browser (palemoon [i.e., firefox]) I have to use the two-factor auth to log in. I figure this is due to the fact that I have the browser clear cookies on exit, which I want, ...
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How to store cookies from some sites but clear others when firefox closed?

Using Firefox on Windows 7. I have my cookie settings set up like this: I want to clear all my cookies when I close the browser except for some domains in a list. Is that possible? I thought it ...
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Why does chrome never delete google.com localstorage?

I have selected the "Keep local data only until I quit my browser" option in Chrome settings under Content Settings -> Cookies. When I exit Chrome, I can see that every website file in my Local ...
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Chrome's “Clear Browsing Data” does not clear cookies for open incognito tabs?

Here's something I don't understand about Chrome, about cookies, or about the relevant standards. I open a fresh Chrome (31.0.1650.63 m on Windows 7), no previously kept tabs ("Continue where I left ...
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Firefox OR Chrome separate cookies for different domains

As you might have noticed that when you log in to your Google Account on any one of its websites, you are automatically logged in everywhere. Let's say you log into your Gmail account (gmail.com) to ...
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Linux Ubuntu, How to clean cookies from web browsers

How do I empty the trash though the terminal, and how do I get rid of cookies that have accumulated in the web browsers under linux?
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Why Cookies must be Allowed for “Not Script” Extension to work in Chrome?

I've been using "Not Scripts" v0.9.6 extension in Chromium browswer (currently v30.0.1599.101) from the last one month and found the extension extremely useful. However, after reading some tracking ...