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Where does Safari 6 store cookies?

Seems like Safari 5 would store cookies in ~/Library/Cookies/Cookies.plist - but cookies will remain present in Safari even after exiting Safari, removing this file, and then restarting Safari. Where ...
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Can my university trace my Internet usage from a private computer? [closed]

I have a laptop that I purchased from my uni, it's a MacBook. I was just wondering with all the cookies, cache and jazz they can have access to, whether they would have the ability to trace the ...
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Is there a way to manage browser [chrome] session cookies with a fast toggle for multiple users?

I feel I should go into more detail. My wife and I share a laptop and browse email. Currently we keep coming back to each others gmail accounts, having to log out and log back in. Are there any ...
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How often does a cookie change? [closed]

Is there a policy per browser or is it an automatically the client receives notice from server?
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Configuring Google Chrome Cookie Exceptions

I would like to set cookie exceptions in Google Chrome but I don't know how to avoid several entries for similar domain as in: [*.]amazon.com [*.]amazon.co.uk [*.]amazon.co.jp [*.]amazon.de ... ...
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How can I stop Gmail from keeping me logged in after I close the browser?

If I am logged into Gmail and I quit my browser, then reopen it, I expect to find that I am no longer logged in. This is the way it used to behave. Now unless I explicitly log out, it brings me right ...
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Program or Firefox plugin to keep cookie alive?

I need to make some cookie to stay alive forever, because some website I use doesn't have "remember me" option when logging in. Is there any plugin, or program for this?
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Where does Chrome store its cookie file?

AFAIK Google Chrome uses an SQLite file to save cookies. I've tried to locate this file under my Windows 7 but couldn't locate it. I've found one file only, under C:\Users\your_username\AppData\Local\...
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Chase Bank/Credit Card & Internet Explorer 8 / 9 and Chrome Cookies for logging in

I frequently clear out my cookies, whenever I do this and then go to my credit card for Chase they require I get an email or text or phone call with a special code (quite a pain). Is there a way to ...
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How do I disable off-domain cookies in Firefox?

In this answer on meta.SO, it mentioned: Hopefully you already have off-domain cookies turned off, but if not then do that. Unless I'm mistaken, the concept of an off-domain cookie is this: when ...
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Why are websites suddenly asking me about cookies?

I have for a long time known that websites give me cookies so that small pieces of information can be remembered about my habits, passwords etc. I accept this, but all of a sudden they are asking for ...
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Automatically override cookie expiration on Chrome?

I'm wondering if there is an extension to automatically rewrite cookie expiration dates (either automatically for all sites or with a single-click button for the current site) for Google Chrome? A ...
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Wget save cookies not working

I've been trying to login in the pyload through the web api, but wget is not saving the cookies and I don't understand why. I'm using the following command: wget --delete-after --keep-session-...
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What's the Difference Between Do Not Track and Disabling Cookies?

What's the difference between the Do Not Track behavior being proposed for IE 10 and simply deleting all cookies from the browser when you exit?
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What cookies are allowed from Internet Explorer using this option?

When I look at the options used from Internet Explorer for the cookies, I read the following description: Blocca i cookie di terze party privi di una versione compatta dell'informativa sulla ...
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Latest Instructions on creating a cookie log in Firefox

I am trying to run Firefox in cookie-logging mode as described here: https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Creating_a_Cookie_Log , and http://www-archive.mozilla.org/projects/netlib/cookies/cookie-log....
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Log out of NetScaler session in iframe causes loss of asp.net session in IE

This isn't really a programming question or a server admin question, more a browser behavior question. In IE (7 & 8 for sure, testing 9 shortly), I'm visiting site A.com, and that opens an iframe ...
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Batch delete cookies in Google Chrome

How can I delete all cookies for a domain in Google Chrome? I have this view: click to enlarge But I can't select all cookies and click Delete, and there's no "Delete all cookies" button. I am ...
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Google Chrome - Auto log-off from sites

I use Google Crome, everytime I close the browser or Shutdown my system and open the browser again, I am automatically logged off from all my accounts - GMail, Facebook, Yahoo but not from the Stack ...
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How can I keep persistent cookies from certain domains only?

This question is similar this one which covers Firefox, but I want to know how to do it in Chrome: I want Chrome to clear cookies from all sites accept those from certain domains. In the Cookies ...
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Where can you see the data that's been recorded by a tracking cookie?

I've always read that cookies can, and do, store sensitive information such as OTHER websites that you've visited outside the one to which the cookie belongs. I've started to read up about it and can ...
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Firefox Won't Save My Google Cookies Between Restarts

I'm using firefox 11 on Ubuntu. For some strange reason, Firefox won't save my google cookies between browser restarts. I have to log in to gmail every time I restart my browser, even if I click on ...
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internet memory

How do I delete the cookies (I think that is what it is called) that track the internet use so that it remembers the most common phrases or searches entered into the window and pops up with a list?
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Are there ways of preventing flash cookies from being cross-browser accessible?

I hope this is right place to ask. I'd wish that each browser in my computer (running in the same OS) had its own flash cookies ('Local Shared Objects') and were unable access each other's. Could it ...
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Delete specific cookies from Google Chrome?

How can I delete specific cookies from Google Chrome? I have cookies from a website that recently got updated, and I need to clean up the existing cookies, but I don't want to delete any other ...
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addon asking to allow cookie or not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Have an add-on for Firefox like NoScript, but for cookies (that make possible to whitelist while surfing the web)? I'm looking for a Firefox plugin/addon/extension that ...
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View Cookies in Mozilla Firefox

If you use Mozilla Firefox in the "never remember history" setting, how can one see which cookies are currently saved (and possibly delete specific ones)? The answer I've heard is to look in ...
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Where does Firefox keep cookies?

Where does Firefox store my cookies on a windows 7 home machine? I have looked in AppData but don't see any cookie or cache folder.
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Why some websites recognize data after deleting history/cache/cookies?

The following website for example: myopenid.com What i do the erase all traces: Firefox -> Clear history -> All (cache,cookies,history,..) Deleting Flash cookies manually (AppData->Roaming->...
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Firefox “forget site” functionality or add-on

Does there exist any add-on for Firefox for selectively removing history (cache, cookies) for certain sites only? This would be useful for web development to clear the browser state regarding the ...
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Why do I lose my cookies when Internet Explorer is not shut down correctly?

I'm using Internet Explorer 9 in a "normal" way, i.e. not doing InPrivate browsing, not having it configured to delete cookies on exit etc. If Internet Explorer is open when my computer shuts down ...
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Accept Cookie by Name

I am looking for a way to automatically accept a cookie with a specific name, not based on site. The expected behaviour would be to block all cookies, unless its name contained foo in which case I ...
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How to delete Safari cookies from OS 10.7.2 terminal?

I would like to delete all Safari cookies from terminal on Mac OS 10.7.2. I tried to delete ~/Library/Cookie/Cookies.binarycookies (this is the only file in ~/Library/Cookie), but it didn't help. ...
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delete cookies which have not been accessed in the last x days

Using Firefox. I would like to get rid of "obsolete" cookies. By "obsolete" I mean cookies which have not been accessed by any website in the last x days. I have searched high and low but I have not ...
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How to remove tracking cookies

I am looking for a tool that will be able to (ideally) proactively block tracking cookies in a browser as I don't really like to see the relevant ad from the sites I visited on other web sites. After ...
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How to delete cookies for a specific site

I need a button or bookmarklet to delete the cookies from the current context. Clearing the cache would be another option. Specifically, I am logged into too many Google sites and have multiple ...
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Import cookies to Internet Explorer 9?

I have exported some cookies from Firefox (using the Cookies Manager+ add-on). How can import them into Internet Explorer 9?
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Why would Chrome/IE not persist cookies but Firefox works just fine?

A user of our application has IE8, Chrome 15 and Firefox 8. When the user logs into our application (or any web application that uses cookies to persist the login state) with Chrome or IE, they are ...
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Using different gmail,hotmail etc at the same time in a browser (Firefox) [closed]

What would be the best way to use different Gmail, StackExchange, Hotmail accounts etc. at the same time? Currently I use different browsers (Firefox and Chrome) for different purposes. Another ...
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A plugin that makes cookies permanent?

Does anyone know if there's a way to make the cookies permanent? Like I'm aware that whenever I visit a website, the webmaster can give me a cookie that has a time limit, but is there a browser ...
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Not all Cookies showing in Temporary Internet Files?

I'm running Internet Explorer 9, and had a question. Say I set up a site in PHP. In the PHP code I set a cookie with the name 'user' and value "test". When I go into my temporary internet files folder ...
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Can I run two versions of Opera with independent cookies?

I'd like to have multiple Opera windows open, each using a separate cookie jar. This is primarily so I can be connected to both my personal google email and my work google docs account at the same ...
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Prevent a cookie from expiring when the browser is closed?

How do I prevent cookies from expiring when my browser is closed?
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Have an add-on for Firefox like NoScript, but for cookies (that make possible to whitelist while surfing the web)?

I have NoScript installed on Firefox, that blocks every script on pages. I have to manually allow any scripts that are run on my browser. I would like to have a similar add-on like NoScript, but for ...
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How to temporary remove all cookies in chrome?

What i want to do is simulate what a new internet user sees. If i make a youtube search, for example, the results are different for me (they are base on the history of my activity on youtube, i think)....
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Backup and restore cookies in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are cookies of Firefox stored in windows? How would I go about backing up and restoring cookie files for Firefox on an Windows XP install (EDIT: within a batch script)...
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Firefox - how can I open multiple sessions(profiles) in different tabs?

I'm looking for a solution to open multiple profiles in different tabs in Mozilla Firefox. However there's a catch: I want profiles to be switched automatically. For example, when I click on the ...
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Problem Accessing Specific Site More Than Once/Few Times - Strange Internet Connection

I recently upgraded to 3G wireless data connection. The problem with my internet connection is after visiting a given website few times, the server stops responding. I later open that website in ...
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Send cookies/site login information over my internal network?

Is there a way I can send cookies/site login information to computers within my internal network? i.e push them through in packet headers? Not FTP. For example if I want to send cookies with my ...
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Browsing cookies during a Chrome incognito session?

It seems that when in an incognito session with Google Chrome, you can't directly view the cookies, since going to the preferences, the non-incognito Chrome session is focused, and the settings page ...