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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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Opera default search engine settings

I recently purchased a new laptop. The language was initially set to UK English, but I am in South Africa, and so it should be South African English. Anyways, I changed it accordingly, and also ...
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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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Changing Opera's source search highlighting color?

I'm running Opera 12.01 and the highlighting color for source searching is a very very faint gray - barely distinguishable. After looking at this thread How to change Opera's source search ...
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How do I get classic page search back for Opera 10.5?

I have upgraded to Opera 10.51 (from Opera 9.64). How do I get search in a page (Ctrl + F) to use a dialog box (as in 9.64) instead of the modal jumping around? (I have to press Esc in order to be ...
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Opera crashes when I open “Settings”

I'm using the latest version of Opera ( 26.0.1656.24 in german) on a Win7 32-bit system. It runs fine, except when I open the Settings Tabs, then it crashes after 1-2 seconds without any error ...
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Opera 20 - bookmark importer option greyed out?

Does anyone know how to enable Opera 20's bookmark importer? It's in the main Opera dropdown, but it's greyed out. I have already enabled the bookmarks bar in Opera > Settings.
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How can I edit cookies in Opera Next 18.0

I want to edit the cookies of a website in Opera Next 18.0. Is it possible? I'm open to extensions, plug-ins... Even digging into the system.
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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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Using pandoc, dzslides and mathjax only works with Firefox

I'm trying to create dzslides with pandoc (v. 1.9.4.2) that contain equations which I want to be rendered by mathjax. Consider the following example: % $\TeX$ test % John Doe % March 22, 2013 ## ...
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Silverlight and Opera

I am an avid fan of Opera, and have been for a number of years. Despite its bad rap, it is a very solidly built browser that has phenomenal standards support. A some of the sites that I use have ...
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When javascript is blocked on Opera browser, to allow comments in Youtube to be showed, what urls should be included in the exceptions?

When blocking javascript globally and allowing "[*.]google.com" and "[*]youtube.com" on the exceptions list, Youtube will load ok and videos play as well, but the comments on the video pages won't ...
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What determines response time of hyperlinks - conventional install, @USB and 'portableapp.com' versus NETWORK/ISP response time?

Trying '@USB' and 'portableapps.com' installation of browsers - Chrome, Firefox, Opera and I am getting some inconsistent, irregular response times, or apparent response times for these browsers ...
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Windows 8.1 pro, emergency-reset and browsers' history

Sometimes it happens, a program hangs up my computer, and I turn off the power, when I can't fix it somehow. I was extremely surprised!!! when (I have many tabs in my two browsers - opera 12 about 100 ...
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Using Opera 25.0 I cannot open magnet links in pirate bay or kickass, is there some way I can modify that?

I am a novice so don't know all the technical wording but when I attempt to download I get message: Unknown Protocol Opera was unable to open the link since no application associated with "magnet:" ...
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How to edit tab shortcut keys into Ctrl + num like Firefox or chrome in Opera 21?

I am using Opera 21 and it doesn't have the ability to switch tabs using the Ctrl + number. Are there any extensions that can mimic this feature?
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Why are Chrome and Opera not showing content?

So I seem to be having this issue on a couple of sites now and only in Chrome (36.0.1985.125 m) and Opera (23.0.1522.60). Firefox, IE, Safari and even Chrome Canary are working as expected. The ...
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Browsing sessions in Opera are no longer saved on next Opera startup

After a long time of using Opera web browser without any issues, a really annoying one appeared today. I had about 10-15 tabs open for my regular use when I am surfing internet. The setting that I ...
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Using Opera 21.9 how do I shut down auto-refresh

I recently switched to Opera. But it does one thing I can't stand. It automatically refreshes a page. Something like Twitter, where I have to scroll through many tweets, getting refreshed and bumped ...
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Synergy keyboard “lock”: Mac OS Server + Opera web browser(?) + Google Apps

Environment Synergy configuration: Server: Mac OS X (Mavericks, 10.9.2), running Synergy 1.4.17 (premium). Client: Windows 8, running Synergy 1.4.17 (premium). Software/apps running when problem ...
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Opera does not want to update one RSS feed

Opera for linux, 12.16 The feed: http://radiofrance-podcast.net/podcast09/rss_13364.xml No matter if I suscribe to it or simply open the page as a web page, the most recent item I find is from ...
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Nothing is shown after logging into Goggle Play Developer Console in Opera

When I try to log in to Google Play Developer Console, it asks for my email address. In the past, when I entered it, it showed the menus and I could access everything. Since a few days, when I've ...
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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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How to run/create multiple instances/profiles of Opera 12/15 under only one Installation (at the same time)?

Asus Laptop Windows 8 32-bit 1.) How to run/create multiple instances/profiles of Opera 12/15 under only one Installation (at the same time)? 2.) Also, is this also possible in StandAlone ...
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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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Opera Bookmarks to Chrome Malfunction

I am attempting to move my Opera bookmarks to Chrome. I created an HTML file for the bookmarks while I was in Opera. I looked at the new file, and saw that the bookmarks are there, but they are not ...
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Safari iOS soft wrap text on zoom in

Is there a way to get Safari/other browsers on iOS device to soft wrap text on zoom in with gestures ? On iOS devices, I tried Safari, Opera Mini, Mercury Browser, but none soft wraps the page on ...
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Opera: Downloaderror when I click run. Save works

Stackoverflow sent me here, so i hope you can help me ;) Every time I want to download something, I get an error on this download if I click the "Run"-Button on the download dialogue. I tested or ...
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Where are stored search engines in Opera?

So I had a lot of custom/manually added search engines in Opera (29) I upgraded my PC (new CPU,MOBO and RAM) so I couldn't boot Windows so I had to install new Windows but I didn't format partition ...
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Create origin aliases for a web browser?

Is there a way to configure browsers with a list of "origin aliases" so that a web app functions as expected? If so, how? For example, I would like to tell the browser https://wiki and ...
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open a saved page with opera which needs flash

I have a saved webpage which apparently needs flash-plugin, I have it installed but it seems opera doesn't detect it, I'm running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon 64bit and have opera 28 stable release, ...
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Problems with Chrome and Opera

I have been having more and more problems with Google Chrome. I try to open my webmail (charter.net) and it always locks up when logging in. Just shows a plain white screen. I tried using Opera and ...
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Fast ad and tracking blocking and trust of admuncher?

I guess I might be obsessed, I use mvp list for host file, admuncher as a program, and ┬ÁBlock for browsers. Sometimes it really loads, espacially a lot of tabs, and I do not know which one working ...
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Recover password from Opera EMail client

I'm using Opera 12 build in EMail client. Cause Opera is not anymore so great with new websites I'd like to move on and change browser and EMail client. But I can't do this cause I forgot password to ...
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bad request or syntax error/not able to understand the request

I've been trying to connect to a router on (ip address 192.168.1.1) using the browsers on my phone to access the configuration settings. Problem is that nokia browser reaches to the point where I ...
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Desktop apps hang upon launch on Windows 8

I've been noticing a strange issue lately regarding specific apps (Opera and MS Office 2013) not fully opening when launched. For example, sometimes I'll open up Word, it'll show the loading screen, ...
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terminate address bar search and autocomplete in Opera, v25 for MAC

this is for MAC version of OPera v 25. someone gave instructions but they seem to be for pc version and mac is different.thanks.
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chrome gmail error basic html

using google chrome browser and always getting error: undefined If this problem persists, try reloading the page, or using the basic HTML version. Learn More. the same version i using in other ...
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Video is not playing on any of browsers

When I am trying to open Google Material Design Spec and click on play button nothing happens. Checked on Chrome, Opera, Firefox. When I am trying to open video url directly, first time - it ...
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In which sqlite database does Opera store Tampermonkey scripts?

I recently had issues with my desktop pc and had to dismantle it - now I'm on debian 7.6 on a netbook. Thing is, my desktop installation was winxp and I foolishly wrote my userscripts on Opera's ...
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Three finger swipe doesn't work in Opera

I decided to use the Opera Browser but I'm heavily disappointed to discover that the 3 finger swipe on my Samsung Elan touchpad does not work. The three finger swipe left is to go back to the ...
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Customize mouse gesture to switch tab with mouse wheel in Opera 22

In the older version of Opera (12), the mouse gesture were entirely customizable, and we had the possibility to switch tab by holding the right button and scroll up or down. Maxthon offers this ...
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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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How can I get Opera to accurately populate the Speed Dial portion of the taskbar context menu?

The taskbar recent documents lists are a very handy feature in Windows 7+. Opera 18.0 uses a variation on this, showing pages from your Speed Dial instead. Groovy! Except the documents shown are ...
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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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How to disable fake SSL check in development phase for Opera 17+ and Chrom 30+

During the test, we are configuring our web server(Tomcat) to be connected to with test SSL When we try to connect to this site with IE, we face this error: There is a problem with this website's ...
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Opera 12.16 & Fedora/Ubuntu

I need to install opera 12.16 on ubuntu 12.10 (gtk 3.6.0) & fedora 19 (gtk 3.8.2). When I start Opera at both systems as "strace opera" , I have the same error: http://codetidy.com/6507/ If I ...
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Option to use URL filename when saving pages in Opera?

I'm using Opera 12.12 on Win7. When I save a page, by default the file is named using the title of the web page (as given by the <title> tag). Often this is what I want, but not always. By ...
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Opera goes to the wrong page, back to correct one when in Turbo mode

Yesterday I was trying to get to support.balsamiq.com and Opera (v11.51) would give me a blank page with: Unknown API key: (null) Today, I tried it and it took me to the wrong page: The page ...
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How I get Opera correctly working with Privoxy?

I use Privoxy and recently switched back to Opera as browser. Anything is fine, but one thing is annoying: Everytime I start the computer I have to restart privoxy (sudo /etc/init.d/privoxy restart) ...