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WGet a Page that Requires Logging in

I’m trying to figure out a way to use WGET or a similar tool so that I can schedule a web page to be downloaded regularly as a sort of updating log. The problem is that the page requires that I be ...
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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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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 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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Folder location of Flash cookies on Windows Vista

What's the location of the folder that contains the Flash cookies on Windows Vista? Flash cookies are also known as Local Shared Objects (LSO) and you can see what's been stored and remove them if ...
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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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Flash cookie editor

Is there a flash cookie editor for Windows? Possibly something that can view/edit/delete all the flash cookies on my machine?
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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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Is there a Chrome plugin to create separate session in a tab?

Say I wanted to login to two gmail accounts. I could have one tab that has it's own session, and another tab that has another isolated session. I understand Gmail has this feature for managing ...
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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 ...
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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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What's the difference between “temporary” and “session” when allowing cookies with the CookieSafe addon in Firefox?

Session is "until the browser is closed", right? But what does it mean then to allow cookies "temporarily"?
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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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How do I view and edit Cookies in Google Chrome?

I wish to view and edit the cookies of my google chrome. Can anyone suggest to me a way to do it?
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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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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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Google Chrome loses cookies

I'm using Google Chrome beta. Recently, I found all my saved authentications get lost when I close the window and reopen. It is not saving any passwords or "stay signed in" or "remember me in this ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to make Google Chrome forget a website

Whenever I visit a certain a website, Google chrome somehow still has the exact input I typed in to perform a search. Every time I go back to the website, it automatically executes that same original ...
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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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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 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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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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Why aren't third-party cookies disabled by default?

I've been using Google Chrome with third-party cookies blocked for a while and never had any problem because of this. Is there a problem or limitation for the user to disable them? If not, why they're ...
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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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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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SQLite Database Browser fails to open Firefox cookie database

I downloaded SQLite Database Browser to preview cookies of Google Chrome and Firefox. I could successfully preview Chrome's cookies, however cannot manage to preview Firefox cookies. I'm trying open ...
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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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Chrome logs me out of everything when I exit--tried cookie-related stuff already

I've been using Chrome very successfully for a long time. It has always kept me logged in to all my sites even after exiting the app. Recently it started logging me out of everything when I exit ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Internet Explorer 9 will not accept cookies from Intranet sites?

My IE9 (Win 7, 64bit) refuses to accept cookies from Intranet sites. If I use the "full" name of the server, it will accept cookies. For instance, if the server is called "server1" and has a full ...
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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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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 ...