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Google search results - getting actual links

Whenever I do a Google search, if I right click - copy URL, it results in a Google redirector URL: ...
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How to “middle-click” on new macbooks

I have recently switched to Mac, and the only thing I miss from my old notebook is the ability to middle-mousebutton-click by clicking both mousebuttons simultaneously. This is a crucial feature ...
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Take a screenshot of an entire webpage in Opera

Is there some tool within Opera, or possibly an add-on, which will let me take a screenshot of an entire web page? I usually use Screengrab to do this with Firefox, but in this situation I want a ...
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How to synchronise bookmarks between Google Chrome and Opera?

I use both Google Chrome as well as Opera. Is there any way by which I can "auto synchronise" the bookmarks between Chrome and Opera? By "auto synchronise", I mean whenever I bookmark a page in ...
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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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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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Re-importing Opera 12 Bookmarks into Opera 19, 20 etc

I'm setting up a new laptop and installed Opera 12 and Opera 20 (since Opera 20 doesn't properly support bookmarks yet, and I have several thousand in Opera 12). I installed both versions of Opera ...
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In Opera 11, how can I set up shortcuts to switch to specific tabs?

In Firefox on Linux, we can use Alt+1, Alt+2, etc. to switch to the first, second, etc. tabs, till the 9th tab. This is very useful to switch between tabs. In Opera 11 on Linux, I couldn't find a way ...
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697 views

Saving a new Opera Wand entry for a site previously dismissed

How do I save a new Wand entry in Opera for a site when I have already selected the "Never ask for this website" on a previous visit?
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785 views

Small font all 'new' messages suddenly in Gmail on Ubuntu in Opera, why?

This seemed to happen out of the blue. I have been using Opera for years. I can't find anywhere in Gmail to change the default font that is used in Opera. Ubuntu is Version 11 Opera is version 11.6 ...
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Cannot use Alt code for Unicode character insertion any more

I've been using the Alt code for the ellipsis, 8230, for some time now, in several applications. A few days ago it stopped working, and & is displayed instead of … when pressing Alt+8+2+3+0 (on ...
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2answers
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How do I set it so that my computer won't go into auto-standby/sleep mode while Opera is downloading?

How do I set it so that my computer (OS is Windows 7) won't go into auto-standby/sleep mode while Opera is downloading a file? (Without disabling Windows' auto-standby/sleep setting.) I'm thinking of ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
946 views

How can I switch to new tab on open?

How do I force Opera to switch over to the tab I opened when I click on 'Open in new tab'? (I am opening a new tab because I want to see the content - opening it without switching to it seems useless ...
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How do I add, edit or manage custom search engines in Opera 15 or higher versions (Chromium-based)?

The recently released Opera 15 is now based on the Chromium engine and now doesn't manage custom search engines like the previous versions. I found this method of managing custom search engines for ...
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How can I sync my Opera bookmarks with Chrome or Firefox? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get Opera to connect to a sync service that also works in Chrome or Firefox? Because it's annoying to have to manually export Firefox bookmarks and manually import them into Opera ...
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1answer
792 views

Putting Opera tab manager on the most top?

How I can remove top margin of Opera tab manager and put it in the most top position? In fact, this is most annoying thing about Opera for me! Thanks :) Edit: This is for Opera till version 12. ...
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2answers
752 views

How to change Opera's source search highlighting color?

Opera offers brilliant incremental search while searching ona website but when it comes to source searching ( Right button click -> Source -> Search ) it is not so beautiful. By default : when ...
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2answers
6k views

Can I open new tabs in Opera with a homepage loaded rather than empty?

By default opera opens new tabs empty. Can I configure it so that upon opening a new tab the homepage is automatically loaded?
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4answers
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Does Opera (Presto engine version) have a bookmarks toolbar?

I'm using Opera (Presto engine version), and I want a simple toolbar for often used bookmarks like how Firefox has it. I know that there's "Speed Dial", but that's not really what I'm looking for. ...
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Open bookmarks in new tab

Is there a way to always open bookmarks in a new tab in Opera?
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1answer
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Putting Opera tab manager on the most top? (Chromium engine-based Opera)

My question is like this one: Putting Opera tab manager on the most top?, except I'm asking about the Chromium engine-based Opera. How do I do this?
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4answers
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How do I make the “New Tab” page set as my homepage in Opera?

How do I make the "New Tab" page set as my homepage in Opera? (as in when I load up Opera it opens new tab page)
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1answer
792 views

How do I make Opera 10 start without any open tabs?

I am currently test-driving Opera 10 and the first thing that irks me is that I don't seem to be able to make it start without any open tabs. I also don't want speed dial. Just Opera without any tabs ...
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1answer
145 views

How to make Opera browser obey the etc/hosts file?

Current version of Opera browser doesn't obey etc/hosts file for domains outside the local network. It looks to me like it is using its own DNS resolver. For example if I create the following ...
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Will my portable browser leave any mark behind if I use it on my pc at my workplace thru my USB stick?

And how about if I copied the files out from my USB stick to the PC hard drive, will it all be the same, or is it much better to leave it inside my USB stick whilst using the portable browser? How ...
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1answer
398 views

Adding a new language to Opera spell-checking

How can I add Persian language spell-checking ability to Opera. It seems that Opera use aspell for this task.
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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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1answer
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Opera as a default web browser on OS X?

Mac OS X uses Safari as it's default browser. Firefox has a preference option to be set up as a default browser. Does a similar mechanism exists for Opera? If not, where is this configuration stored ...
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1answer
1k views

Stop Opera from autocomplete domains

I want to make Opera behave like Firefox, i.e. search in local history / bookmarks, but not search online, sending addresses i type to the internets.
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1answer
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How can I change (locally) a hyperlink on a site to point to a different location? Opera, Windows XP

How can I change all instances of a hyperlink pointing to, say, domain_address_a, to point to domain_address_b (still a string address, not an IP address, both URLs in this case belong to the same ...
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1answer
368 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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1answer
297 views

Using tab key to select URL in address bar?

I use Firefox 3.x for much of my browsing and I constantly use the tab key (easy to hit) to select from my address history. When I use Opera, tab takes me to the Search box, which of course makes ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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How to import bookmarks into Opera browser's bookmarks bar?

How to import bookmarks (stored in a HTML file) into Opera browser's bookmarks bar? Following http://blogs.howtogeek.com/mysticgeek/2008/06/12/import-firefox-bookmarks-into-opera-95/ I can only ...
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Internet Explorer tab for Opera

Is there any way to run Internet Explorer in a tab in Opera? Much of the corporate website where I work is built for Internet Explorer 6 (what is up with that?), so if I want to access it using 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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Opera: reading Google Groups?

Is it possible to read Google Groups in Opera's newsreader? If so, how is it setup? Platform: Opera 9.64, Windows XP 64 bit SP2, 8 GB RAM.