HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the protocol most commonly used to transfer information around the World Wide Web.

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wget - difficult - How to download all links from a page including different path ones?

To make explanation easy and a bit entertaining let's imagine I want to download wikipedia pages of all the people mentioned here with one wget command, possibly with reasonable amount of other pages ...
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Why will a link load from a webpage click and not direct access

I am a user of a website which generates live updating kml files to be viewed in Google Earth. When I put my details in the website, generate the kml, then look at the kml in notepad, the middle part ...
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Are there any policy security reverse proxy servers? [on hold]

In ages past, there was Apache mod_security. But mod_security was not GPL compatible, and mod_security2 came along, and it was good. But Apache became old, and replaced by lighthttpd and nginx and ...
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Simple DNS Plus - Configuration

I have a domain: mydomain.com I use to use: @ A 213.0.0.0(Public IP), in GoDaddies DNS Zone, instead of nameservers. I removed that and added two hosts, ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com ...
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Stream multiple displays using one VLC instance

Trying to figure out a way to start an instance of VLC from the command line to stream 3 displays on a Win7 box. We can start an instance of each one individually, and connect to each (though not at ...
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How to make a wifi hotspot that tracks all requests?

I have 2 computers, and on one of them I'm trying to debug a tricky problem by tracking all http requests made by it. I tried everything (Fiddler proxy, Charles proxy, Windows hosts file, etc), but it ...
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Why HTTP response is split in 2 parts: header and body?

I'm trying to understand why a single HTTP response is split in 2 parts in the following setup: Requested resource is protected by HTTP Digest Authentication on server side. Communication is ...
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Simple http traffic monitor (capture by process) [closed]

I know, questions like this have been asked a lot before. I have a big problem using Wireshark because of the following reasons: It is not able to trace down which process sent/received a packet ...
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Slow download speed with Windows-based http server?

I've set a Windows 7-running computer with HFS (http://www.rejetto.com/hfs/) in order for me to access some of my files through the internet. The machine in question is connected via 100 Mbits/s line ...
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How to rewrite proxified HTTP requests in Charles without changing IP address/TCP Port of the original packet?

I am using Charles to intercept and rewrite a certain query in proxified HTTP requests as following: HTTP request --->> Proxifier --->> Charles Socks proxy ---->> HTTP proxy --->> HTTP server The ...
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Change the HTTP request before sending

I want to change an HTTP request before sending the data. I tried WebScarab for the purpose, but it looks like it doesn't work with Facebook properly. (And I dealing with Facebook (https if possible, ...
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Windows 7 is blocking ports

I am trying to open port 80 and 3690 for HTTP and svnserve respectively (inbound for both). I have Windows Firewall off, and have tried temporarily disabling Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise, to no avail. ...
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wget HEAD request?

I'd like to send HTTP HEAD request using wget, is it possible?
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how to configure Firefox to automatically reuse the login credentials like IE

Multiple HTTP Authentication Prompts in Firefox We are currently working on porting our application from Internet Explorer to Firefox and the application currently uses HTTP Digest Authentication. In ...
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Squid behind Apache 2.4

I need to locate a Squid instance as a forward proxy behind Apache 2.4.6. As Squid3.3 listens on localhost:3128 and works OK with default config, I have this configuration vhost config for Apache: ...
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How to debug Http 406 ERROR?

We have a "web widget" written in VB or Delphi or something that sends a request (by calling a PHP script) to our webserver (apache) to update the database. It's been working for years until yesterday ...
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How does IDM resume a paused HTTP download?

How do programs like Internet Download Manager resume a download from a new URL? I think that it may store the original URL of the page in which the download link found and opens that page to refresh ...
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Can I use Wireshark to see what URL's my computer is invoking?

Is it possible to use Wireshark to see what URL and what params are being requested by my computer? Something like: www.foobar.com/someendpoint/bazboo Does Wireshark offer this information in ...
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Why are HTTP requests ignored?

I have the following network: · openbsd 5.0 web server (LAN) · windows 7 (LAN) · router provided by my ISP (LAN, WAN) · cell phone not conected to the network (WAN) UPDATE As LAN I mean a home ...
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What is the cURL command-line syntax to do a POST request?

How do I make a POST request with cURL command-line tool?
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Maximum Browser Upload Size

can someone tell me what the biggest file is I can upload with current browsers (in 1 HTTP request)? I found this page http://www.motobit.com/help/scptutl/pa98.htm but it seems to be older. Maybe ...
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Added BT Wifi Extender to Network - Redirecting Issues

After adding a WiFi extender to my network, it has connected successfully using WPS and devices connect correctly to the device. However, only HTTPS websites will load correctly, HTTP websites throw ...
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Confusion in use of port number and http

When we make a request a page from a server, the request by default goes to port 80 on the server that is the http server. Why do we then type http before the path of a resource. If the request is ...
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View image from HTTP Request

Is there any way to view an image from a HTTP multipart/form-data Request body using a tool like Fiddler?
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Copy all files from an HTTP folder location to a local folder

I'm a student and need to pull down lots of stuff from my professors website, preferably retaining some of the folder structure. I'm working on Windows boxes and have access to XP, 7, and Server 2008 ...
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MacBook Pro issue with local IP download over wifi

I am facing a strange situation on my macbook pro, with my wifi adapter: I'm serving a file via http (whatever server I use, I get the same problem: apache, node.js, ...): ...
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1 http Server running on 2 IP addresses, possible?

I'm trying to get an HTTP server up on 2 IP addresses. What i have at the moment is the Server connects to 2 routers.. --> Router 1 w/ Static IP (192.168.1.1) HTTP Server ...
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Is it possible to host a website with Apache HTTP through a ZyXEL EQ-660R modem and a Netgear WGT624v3 wireless router?

Essentially, I have a spare desktop computer I'd like to turn into a web server, but my modem and wireless router are very difficult to work with. I installed Apache HTTP and successfully hosted a ...
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FeedDaemon and Tweetdeck not opening links in Chrome but opening in IE when IE is set default browser

First some context: a while ago a Chrome version update failed and I ended up having a program called "new_chrome.exe" in the folder where "chrome.exe" used to be. I was very busy at that moment and I ...
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what program would make this http request? have I been hacked?

I have a small digital ocean instance running a personal blog. I recently set up apache logging and noticed people are making requests trying to hack wordpress (I'm not running wordpress). I also ...
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How to login to a website with no username when using lynx?

I'm trying to login to a linksys router web interface using lynx. From what I understand, if I use the command lynx -auth=username:password http://192.168.1.1/ I can login with basic http ...
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Alow some domains to receive http-referrer with Firefox

Until then to hide the http-referrer, I put the Firefox variable network.http.sendRefererHeader (in about:config) to 0. But when I want to log in edX this site ask me for my referrer. That’s why I ...
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How to capture HTTP headers to particular url in my Ubuntu computer?

I am connecting a website and can see the hearders by firefox inspect tool. I like to do it from outside of the browser for particular url acceses. How can I do it in my Ubuntu computer?
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cURL unable to interpret hostnames, proxy issue?

When using cURL from my ubuntu machine to merely GET from a remote machine, I seem unable to resolve the hostname and just get a Proxy Issue - The proxy has encountered an error (Error 21: Server ...
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Choose the filename when using POST with curl?

I'd like to POST a file upload with curl, and choose the filename at request time. Here's the curl line I have right now, which works to upload the file: curl --form "upload_file=@content.txt" ...
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Changing HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE

Is it possible to change HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE? I'm using Firefox.
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Block HTTP Access

Is there a way on my Windows XP machine to blacklist certain HTTP URLS so that embedded web service calls won't trigger activity from my PC to those URLs?
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How to send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address?

For testing purposes, is it possible to circumvent DNS and send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address? For example, let's say you are building a website for example.com ...
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What does “File not found” mean on a web page?

When I access certain HTTP URLs, such as http://www.ssa.gov/framework/images/icons/png/ in Firefox (running on Linux), I surprisingly get a "Problem loading page" browser error, containing the "File ...
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fiddler doesn't capture windows live writer traffic

I have been trying to capture windows live writer traffic through fiddler for my application which runs on IIS Express but I am unable to. Fiddler is open, capture traffic mode is on. I also used the ...
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scramble https over http to avoid detection by Firewall

My campus has recently installed Fortigate Firewall and have started spoofing https certs. eg. Certificates appear to be invalid saying: "Google.com; verified by Fortinet CA" Is there a way to ...
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tail -f equivalent for an URL

I want to monitor the log file of my application which however doesn't work locally but on a SaaS platform and is exposed over HTTP and WebDAV. So, an equivalent of tail -f that works for URLs would ...
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Looking for a tool to inspect HTTP data between a mobile phone and AV receiver

I am trying to dissect the protocol used by my AV receiver and its mobile app on my phone. Basically, I'd like to see all the GET/POST requests from the app on the phone and the responses from the ...
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First access to a websites fail, but it works after refresh

I'm having a wierd problem. When I access a random website for the first time, I sometimes get a "Server not found" message. If I press F5, the site loads just fine. The second time I try to access a ...
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Why does SSH feel so much faster than HTTP?

If I ssh into a server, the time between say, issuing the ls command and getting the result is almost nothing. If however I issue an http request for a simple html page (containing only the word ...
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Does the meaning of the term WWW mean it has to be performed by HTTP servers- by definition? [closed]

The following is a question regarding correct terminology. Could the World Wide Web exist without HTTP? Is there any other application layer protocol that can serve WWW pages? Is HTTP an essential ...
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Why does “//” instead of http or https before the actual link work?

I just noticed that I can write //google.com instead of http://google.com and it still works. Is that some kind of short-hand? Maybe it's something that's built in my browser (Chrome 14)? Is it safe ...
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How to I capture HTTP header traffic in my home network

I'm trying to experiment with some HTTP data for a personal project. What I would like to do is capture all the HTTP traffic that passes through my Wifi Router at home and use that data for some ...
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How to customize the list of spell checkers in Opera 12.x

How to customize the list of spell checkers in Opera 12.x without having to set these languages as preferred languages sent to the servers in the HTTP request header(s)?
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How can I run ALL http request through Charles Web Debugging Proxy - including command line ones?

I'm using the Charles Web Debugging Proxy software to debug HTTP requests. It works great with my desktop browsers, Chrome and Firefox, and it even sees HTTP requests that other programs make. When I ...