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Google search results - getting actual links

Whenever I do a Google search, if I right click and copy the URL of a result link, it results in a Google redirector URL: https://encrypted.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=get+rid+of+google.com/...
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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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Opera 31: Remove default Search Engines?

Up to and including Opera 30 you could follow this link here which simply directs you to delete some .json file containing the default search engines. Starting today, with the latest Opera update 31....
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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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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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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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How to disable automatic updates in Opera?

some features in opera 25 are changes, with old documentations. I want to disable Opera auto update. For this I read this opera webpage however there is no more "preferences" in opera menu. so how ...
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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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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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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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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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How to allow outdated plugin (e.g. Adobe Flash Player) in Opera 30.0.1835.125 (or later)?

In Opera 30.0.1835.88 (and earlier) there was a way to allow usage of outdated plugins (e.g. old version of Adobe Flash Player) by adding --allow-outdated-plugins argument to an Opera launch shortcut. ...
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How to allow outdated plugin (e.g. Adobe Flash Player) in Opera 30.0.1835.88 (and earlier)?

If you are interested in resolving the same issue in Opera 30.0.1835.125 (or later), please proceed here. There is a plenty of stone age machines, where the modern versions of Adobe Flash are just ...
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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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How to turn off Opera server certificate messages?

While I'm browsing the Internet, Opera always pop out a lots of from these Server certificate expired boxes. Several times it pops out a tons from them and I have to click to Approve on each of them ...
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Setting a custom search engine as default in Opera

I would like to use DuckDuckGo as my default search engine in Opera. Opera versions 17+ come with a search engine manager (Menu Settings > Search > Manage search engines...), where you can add custom ...
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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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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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How to remove speed dial screen from Opera 12

How do I remove the speed screen from Opera 12 so I can replace it with my homepage when opening a new tab All other web explorer programs have an option to "open homepage when opening a new tab" I ...
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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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Open bookmarks in new tab

Is there a way to always open bookmarks in a new tab in Opera?
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Push Opera tabs all the way to the top

How can I push the tabs on Opera's tab manager all the way to the top, and remove that pixel space of padding it has up there? Example (taken from Presto engine version of this question) I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.