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My PC causes Google Music to stutter

I recently got intereseted in Google Music, but I have a problem (it seems that only me, since my friends aren't experiencng anything like this). When I play songs on one tab, and browse others, ...
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Windows 7 infinitely loads random domains

A couple weeks ago, my Windows 7 x64 desktop started to refuse to load random domains, showing the infinite loading loop green swirl in Firefox, and its equivalent in Opera, Chrome, and IE. The first ...
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How to import bookmarks from Firefox into Opera 20 in Windows?

This old question is too outdated to be of any significance - it involves the old version of Opera, and the browser is now very different. So please don't flag this as duplicate. Opera 20 has a ...
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1answer
74 views

Is it possible to achieve the Opera 12 interface with Firefox or Chrome?

Maybe not Chrome, but I read somewhere that it's possible with Firefox and extensions (Someone said that in a comment). Does anyone know what extensions do I need for that? Basically I'm trying to get ...
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98 views

Firefox ctrl+1, ctrl+n to open tab from speed dial

I'm trying to migrate from Opera to Firefox, and I've found several add-ons to make it happen, but there is still one thing missing. Opera had the speed dial, so anywhere I was, if I hit Ctrl+1, it ...
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67 views

Enabling a browser to display content before loading assets

I moved recently and still have no internet connection, so I'm trying to live with 3G somehow for a few days. It's really frustrating to browse the internet loading things at 8kbps(that's how it works ...
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223 views

Browser automatic zoom in on high-dpi screens

At work I use two displays, I have a full hd (1920 x 1080), 24 inch monitor, and I have the display of my laptop, which is also full hd, but its physical size is only 15 inches, so its DPI is higher. ...
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148 views

How do I fix a strange browser issue in Windows 8, where only Chrome works?

This is extremely strange. I like Firefox. I have a strange issue where the only browsers that seem to work are Google Chrome, IE (the latest), and Maxthon browser. When I try to use Firefox, ...
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47 views

Converting base64 encoded database

I have a dadabase whose structure is really simple. <ws> <e> <k>base64_encoded_string</k> <v>base64_encoded_string</v> </e> ...
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45 views

How to force browers to store favorites in C:\Users\John\Favorites

IE use C:\Users\Jhon\Favorites to store favorites of user named John. If other browsers use this folder in a similar manner, my favorites are sync across all installed browsers and there is no need ...
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389 views

How to minimize active tab on click and change back to the last used tab in Chrome

I like to use Opera, and it provides the feature of clicking on the active tab minimizes itself and changes back to the last used tab. Very handy feature. When I had to use Firefox, I eventually find ...
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2k views

Why do I need disable DNS prefetching / network prediction in Firefox, Chrome for them to be usable?

I've installed the latest Firefox and Chrome on my Windows 7 64 PC (using a wifi connection to my ADSL2+ router) recently. In both cases loading various commonly visited sites such as wikipedia, ...
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1answer
589 views

How can I transfer the contents of my portable Firefox into the installed Firefox in my laptop?

I have a portable Firefox installed in my USB stick. Also, I have the real Firefox installed in my laptop. I usually use my Firefox portable inside my USB stick at my workplace, I know that all ...
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341 views

How do I convert Opera's bookmarks into Firefox' and preserve the bookmark nicknames / keywords?

Both Opera and Firefox have a function that allows you to type a nickname / keyword into the address bar, and then automatically load the bookmark URL associated with that nickname/keyword. More info: ...
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116 views

“chromeless” FF or Opera independent of pre-existing installations

How do you install Firefox or Opera in such a way that the installed version is completely independent of other installs of the same browser. This is Windows specific. I'd like to use my own ...
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1answer
480 views

Cookie Injector for Opera browser?

I'm looking for the best add-on to cookie-injection for Opera. I'm tired of having to use Grease monkey on Firefox, I want to inject in my main browser.
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137 views

Problems with Adobe Flash

I'm running Windows 7, 64-Bit on a Core-i5 HP Notebook. For approximately the last 3 months, I've had major problems with Adobe Flash. Flash has been uninstalled and installed again multiple times. No ...
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1answer
2k views

What are the differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit installers of Flash Player?

What are the differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit installers of Flash Player? Does the 64-bit installer also contain the 32-bit plugin? I'm asking as I've noticed that installing the 64-bit ...
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3answers
69 views

Controlling browser while another window is being used

Is there a way to scroll the browser while having another window open. For instance I would like to be able to scroll down the browser while I have a terminal window open which is opaque. So that I ...
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2answers
96 views

Transition from Firefox to Opera installing a decent Adblocker?

I'm sick of Firefox and I want to move to Opera. It has anything I want to have but only the add-ons aren't so many and so good. Is there a decent Adblock plugin for Opera? Currently I'm using NoAds ...
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2k views

How safe is the password manager in browsers?

For example, Opera has a "wand" feature that remembers user names and password you typed across various sites. Let's say you get a trojan, which steals data from your PC. Can the trojan decrypt ...
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1answer
399 views

Firefox/Chrome style shortcuts for Opera

Opera ships with multiple keyboard shortcut profiles. Where is the Firefox-compatible profile? Opera tends to open a mail client setup dialog when I try to search, and to do nothing when I try to ...
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1answer
282 views

Convert AdBlock Plus block list to some Opera's ad blocking mechanism/add-on format

I'm using a whole bunch of myself-written blocking rules for AdBlock Plus in Firefox (they are not overly complicated; new versions of ABP provide quite advanced syntax, but I'm not using it much). I ...
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1k views

Google search: when I try to edit in search box; cursor jumps to the end

My problem is with using google. 1) do a search, e.g. http://www.google.com/search?q=THIS+IS+VERY+UNIQUE+SEARCH+QUERY 2) when you are at results page, click on search query box (the editbox with my ...
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1answer
319 views

Share bookmarks between Firefox and Opera

Is there any tool or service to share or sync bookmarks between Firefox and Opera? I'm currently using both browsers in the same computer and it'd be nice to have the same set of bookmarks available. ...
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2answers
2k views

Chrome, Safari, Firefox won't open, but IE and Opera will

I have Chrome 12.0.742.100, Safari 5.33.21.1, Firefox 3.6.16.0, IE 9.0.8112.167421 and Opera 9.51 installed on my Vista machine. UAC is on. Recently, Visual Studio 2010 has been hanging up on me ...
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Does holding down Ctrl/Shift while clicking refresh actually have an effect in modern browsers?

I have been pressing Ctrl or Shift while clicking refresh for so long out of habit that I am not even sure it has any effect in modern browsers. In the past it was used to do a 'hard refresh' - i.e. ...
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556 views

What tools exist to override an IP from a DNS lookup per browser?

Up front: the per browser (or per process, if you will) part is the important part here. I'm well aware of the /etc/hosts(and its Windows counterpart), but would like to avoid this system-global ...
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3k views

Any add-on(service) for firefox to compress incoming data like opera

I want to know if there is any service or add-on available for firefox to compress the incoming data like opera browser.
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1answer
849 views

Accessing blocked websites in a country with Internet censorship; preferably with whitelisting, to allow normal connection for non-blocked websites

I will be staying in a country that has Internet censorship in the near future (it's one of these countries: https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Internet_censorship#Substantial ) and I ...
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1k views

Firefox tab behavior - open at end of list, rather than next to spawning tab?

If you are on a page in Firefox and open a link in a new tab (Ctrl-Click on Windows/Linux, ⌘-click on a Mac), it opens in sequence next to the tab you are launching from. Is it possible to ...
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6k views

How to transfer Firefox passwords to Opera

I'm trying to go from Firefox to Opera. I was able to transfer the bookmarks, but what about the saved passwords?
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3k views

What are the differences between browsers, programmatically?

Where can I find a breakdown of the difference between web browsers from a developer's prospective? I always wanted to know what makes IE different than Firefox from Chrome, Opera, etc. Please let ...
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1answer
77 views

Are there command line options to make browsers forget that they closed badly last time?

I am running some tests in a variety of web browsers, starting them up from a script file. The process is supposed to be completely automated. However, if a browser closed incorrectly the last time it ...
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767 views

Opera doesn't recognize 0.0.0.0 as localhost. Is this behaviour standard-conform?

Opera (version 10.10) under Linux (don't know about other OSes) does not recognize http://0.0.0.0/ as local address (http://127.0.0.1/) , while Firefox does. What is the difference between these ...
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578 views

Extremely Slow Javascript Performance Across Multiple Browsers

I am experiencing extremely slow Javascript performance under CentOS across all browsers I have tried. It is to the point that for sites that make heavy use of javascript (such as this one) that my ...
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what's the problem of using 4 browser at the sametime on one pc? [closed]

I have four browsers on my computer. They are: Internet Explorer 8 Mozilla Firefox Safari Opera The default browser is Firefox. My problem is that sometimes the other browsers (except Firefox) ...
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HOWTO Fix Ugly Opera Font On Linux?

I have two images to compare: Opera version and Firefox version Look at how ugly the font rendered in opera. Did you guys have an idea how to fix it? FYI: 1. I'm using Ubuntu Jaunty 2. With XFCE ...