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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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Determine which Opera tab uses 100% CPU?

Sometimes a tab gets stuck at using all CPU time it can get. I know theres a way to check which one for Chrome or Firefox -- is there a native method and/or extension to do this in Opera? Checking ...
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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 ...
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How do I disable tab stacking in Opera 11.01

There's new feature in Opera 11.01 called tab stacking. It helps you to hoard tabs. It works for (and annoys) me in Opera (11.01 build 1190) under Win32, but somehow doesn't appear in the same build ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Avoid Blurry texts when having 150% of normal DPI (windows 8.1)

(yes, it is a common problem but the found solutions are not acceptable for me) I am using one screen 1920 x 1080 and 125% of normal DPI is even little for me and prefer to have 150% on windows 8.1. ...
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How to get passwords from Opera Password manager?

How I get my passwords from Password manager at Opera? Is there easy solution? I mean like firefox style.
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Recover accidentally closed Opera window and its tabs after restarting

I accidentally closed an instance of Opera with multiple tabs. There was another window with a couple of tabs running. I have closed and restarted Opera in the hope it will retrieve the windows at ...
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Does Chrome have anything similar to the search keywords in Opera?

I am thinking about switching my web browser to Google Chrome on my ASUS EEE because it has better screen usage but I really do like a lot of the handy things Opera provide. In particular, I ...
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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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How can I import Opera bookmarks into Chrome?

Not the same thing: How to synchronise bookmarks between Google Chrome and Opera? While I know that I can use a service like Xmarks to synchronize them between the two browsers, and while I know ...
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Google Calendar erroneously identifies Opera as mobile

I am a happy user of Google Calendar across different machines, browsers. However, when I am working with Opera 12.16 on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine, opening Google Calendar will automatically select the ...
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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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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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Increasing network speed on low bandwidth

I'm struggling with the following issue: Given a computer with low-medium CPU/RAM capabilities, and an extremely poor network connection. Poor means here 10-15 kb/s. I would like to do something to ...
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How to connect to localhost from OperaMini

I'm trying to develop a BlackBerry compatible web page (using OperaMini), but OperaMini seems to avoid connecting with localhost: localhost 127.0.0.1 192.168.2.107(ipaddres given by the router) ...
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How private is the Opera Turbo feature of Opera?

If I'm using Opera with the Opera Turbo feature turned on (always, not set to "automaticly"). Can anyone see what sites I'm visiting (except Opera of course ...)? Opera Turbo uses a proxy server, so ...
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Preventing Opera from switching over to new tab

How do I prevent Opera from switching over to the tab I opened when I click on 'Open in new tab'? This feature of Opera is driving me nuts! Is there a setting or something that I can change so that ...
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Is there a way to disable Ctrl+Backspace behavior in Opera 21.0.1432.0?

In the version 21.0.1432.0 of Opera, Ctrl+Backspace removes the last directory of the path component of the current URL (and I'm leaving the current page when using this shortcut). So I can't use ...
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How to make Opera open search results in a new tab, like Firefox?

In Firefox you can highlight a word on a web page, right click, and google it. The results opens in a new tab in the background. Opera has the same thing, the only problem is that it opens the ...
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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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How do I make control-click in Opera open new tabs?

Update: As of version 11.50, control-click opens the new tab in background, as desired. Yay! In Opera, as opposed to all other modern browsers I know, control-click does not open a new tab. ...
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Any add-on(service) for firefox to compress incoming data like opera [closed]

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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Open bookmarks in new tab

Is there a way to always open bookmarks in a new tab in Opera?
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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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Launching Google Chrome/Opera in Kiosk Mode

I am trying to create a desktop shortcut to launch Chrome or Opera in Kiosk Mode and to a specific URL. I've tried adjusting the target to include /KioskMode after chrome.exe. Does anyone know the ...
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flush opera DNS cache

for a developer that has to update DNS entries to do testing and other tasks, how do you clear the DNS cache in Opera. Or lower the extremely long cache that get's in your way after editing ...
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What is the closest Pentadactyl/Vimperator clone for Opera?

I'm a firefox+pentadactyl fan - but sometimes I'm forced to work in Opera. What is the closest pentadactyl analogue (in terms of default keys and functionality) in Opera (I find that there are several ...
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Activating automatic spell checking on input fields in Opera

How do I activate spell checking on input text fields by default in Opera? Spelling is checked automatically for text areas but for single-line input fields it only appears as an option in the context ...
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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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Is it possible to make Opera not to run any plugin before I'll click on it?

I want to prohibit opera 11 browser from running plugins (like flash and java) before I will click on plugin content. E.g. When I go to http://panopticlick.eff.org/index.php?action=log&js=yes it ...
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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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Opera “Search with”

In Opera you can select some text and right click and select "Search with" to search the text with a search engine. Is it possible to configure it to open search results in a new tab?
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Opera crashes every time I open it

This started to happen suddenly, without me doing anything. I didn't browse a specific site, just had 3 tabs open with sites I usually visit. And I get a crash report: A problem has occurred, ...
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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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Opera Mini vs Opera Mobile [closed]

Not surprisingly I'm having some troubles with Internet Explorer on my new smartphone that runs Windows Mobile 6.5 and I was looking into installing the new beta version of Opera Mini, but I also saw ...
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How to use operamail from behind a proxy?

2 cases here: - at home, I can use operamail to fetch email from... let's say gmail's IMAP server - at work, I'm behind a proxy, and when I tried to use operamail to fetch emails, it failed with the ...
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How to import bookmarks from Chrome or Safari into Opera 19 for OS X?

I’ve just installed Opera 19 on OS X Mountain Lion and I don’t find how to import my Bookmarks from Safari or Chrome. On Windows menu the voice “Import Bookmarks” is deactivated
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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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Opera - Print web page to PDF without the title and footer?

I am using Opera 11.64 and 12 and I want to remove the title and footer text when printing to PDF. In Firefox, I can customize the PDF before it is printed, but such settings aren't as apparent in ...
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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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Is there a way to make Opera a different proxy than what is set by the system?

One of the major reasons why I uninstalled Opera recently is that they removed the proxy configuration so now Opera uses the default system settings. I wonder is there, however, some way to specify a ...
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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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How can I configure chrome to use forward and back mouse click actions, like in Opera?

In Opera, when you hold left-click and right-click, you move forward. When you do the opposite, you move back. Is there a way to configure chrome to do the same?