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bookmarks synchronization tools recomindation [closed]

I am looking for a tool that will give me way to synchronize my bookmarks between different systems and different OS systems: ubuntu firefox windows chrome mac safari I saw several similar questions ...
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How to get a comprehensive listing of all URLs accessed during a web browsing session?

By "comprehensive" I mean all URLs: not only those listed by the typical browser's history function, which I'll refer to as the "primary" URLs, but also all those other URLs accessed by the browser in ...
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On OSX, how can I reload all visible browser windows at once?

I'd like to reload/refresh all my open/visible browser windows at once. Ideally I'm looking for one keyboard shortcut, or something like the existing contextual menu for reloading all tabs in a ...
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Locating and modifying Services in OS X

So, I'd like to be able to add a website viewed in Firefox to the Reading List feature in iOS so I can check stuff on my iPhone. I was inspired by ...
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How can MacOSX 10.9.1 Safari tabs be used to merge two single tabbed windows?

Trying to come up with a complete picture as to how to use these new Displays and Spaces, especially with some of the Applications which supposedly were designed to utilize this new paradigm. Noticed ...
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How do I get Java applets to work on Mac OS X Mavericks?

There doesn't even seem to be the option in Safari. And while the Java plugin is installed on Firefox, it doesn't work there either, which makes me think it might be a system-wide issue. I do have ...
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Safari and Firefox, High CPU usage during downloads

I have found both Safari and Firefox use a very high amount of CPU during downloads (>200% CPU usage), can anyone explain as to why this happens? It occurred both before and after a complete system ...
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1answer
762 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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Cloning browser data to another computer [closed]

I have 5 different browsers on the same computer. Is cloning the passwords/usernames and other data as easy as copying over the information under App Data for Windows? Edit: As mentioned below, are ...
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How can I make the Page Up and Page Down keys scroll a full screenful in browsers?

For as long as I can remember I have been frustrated by the browser behavior whereby using the Page Up and Page Down keys on the keyboard doesn't scroll the web page by a full screenful. Whenever I am ...
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1answer
79 views

Embedded Google videos do not show in Mac OS X

I am trying to watch older videos (from Google Videos days) in my browser, like: http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/3377 I'm using Mac OS X. The video "Play" button appears in Safari, Firefox ...
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SWF file only plays an abbreviated version when not accessed through an internet connection on Safari- How can this version be saved for offline use?

I have a young niece who has gotten hooked on online flash games but has no internet connection at home. I've been trying to save them on a hard drive for her to access offline, and so far have been ...
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172 views

Is there a quick and easy way to switch Tor on/off in Chrome and other browsers?

Recently I was playing around with the Tor Browser. It is quite slow though, so it got me thinking that perhaps there is a better way to use Tor. I attempted to follow instructions on a few websites ...
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Are there any extensions for browsers that open a chatroom based on people searching for the same thing?

I was reading an old Linux Magazine and there was an article about a defunct project called "search party" which would optionally open a chatroom when doing a google search so that you could talk to ...
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1answer
225 views

How to disallow redirects to specific sites?

I would like disallow all redirects to specific sites (e.g. loomia.com). How can I do this? A browser-independent solution is preferable, of course, but if that's not available, I am looking for a ...
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218 views

Where can I find a good free password protected app/service which prevents access to any adult material through the browsers?

Where can I find a good free password protected App/service which prevents access to any adult material through the browsers? I need to block all adult sites and adult content from Firefox, Chrome ...
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How to change TAB font size in ANY BROWSER

I just can't work near PCs anymore my eyes hurt - I am developer. I use browser a lot. I tried all of them: IE, Safari, FF, Chrome - they all are bad at the most simplest thing - large font size for ...
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1answer
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How to pause TTS in Mac Safari when not using full VoiceOver mode?

I normally use OS X in visual mode, with just the cursor and fonts a bit bigger. But when reading long web pages I do like the Text-To-Speech feature. You highlight some text and then a hot-key ...
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987 views

Is it possible set Private Browsing or Incognito as default, and log in to access history/stored logins?

I love private browsing and I always set up a private or incognito browser when I am letting others use my computer for a few minutes. I think it would be fantastic if private browsing was enabled ...
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350 views

Migrate bookmarks from Firefox to Safari

I have a Time Machine backup from a previous Snow Leopard installation where my Firefox bookmarks reside somewhere. I want to use them in Safari in my new Lion Installation. The problem is that I ...
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2answers
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Problems rendering images in Chrome/Firefox/Safari

I noticed recently that some web images look pixelated and gradients look dithered. PNG images seem to have "JPEG artifacts." I never had this problem before and I don't remember making any big ...
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1answer
374 views

Stop safari from auto refreshing pages

About two days ago, when I visit a particular site in an intranet of my company, the pages I load from there automatically reload every 65 seconds. I have Mac Book pro and this happens when I use ...
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localhost:55555 only works with Opera [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WebMatrix/IIS Express only works with Opera! Older question... Which is dead... Basically, only Opera works opening localhost (IIS Express/WebMatrix). For details on ...
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WebMatrix/IIS Express only works with Opera!

When I try to test (or "Run"...) my WebMatrix website (PHP) (IIS Express), only Opera works. All other browsers refuse to connect to the server ("http://localhost:55555/", for example). Internet ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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How to clear browser disk and memory caches from the Terminal in Mac OS X

I'm debugging an Adobe Flash application my team and I have developed. Each time we update the application SWF files, we need to clear the browser caches. We also need to delete AssetCaches and setup ...
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Safari freezing due to Flash

I'm having a bit of bother with Flash Player 10.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.4 using Safari 5.0.2 and Firefox 3.6.10. In the last couple of days, every time I visit GMail with the Flash plug-in installed in ...
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1answer
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New Mac User: Favicons for Firefox/Safari bookmarks?

OK, I'll start by saying that I just bought a new MacBook so I'm working with the factory settings here. In both Firefox and Safari I am storing bookmarks to the bookmark toolbar. The favicons never ...
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Navigate Safari/Firefox or Chrome using the Keyboard only

I would like to use my keyboard for as many things as possible and leave the mouse alone. I wonder is it possible to use the keyboard only to 'click' on elements on a webpage as it is not always ...
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Browser freeze-ups really getting on my nerves. Please help!!! How to stop this?

I have a relatively new Windows 7 laptop (Gateway NV79). Inexplicably, all browsers on the machine periodically freeze-up for 10-20 seconds while browsing common popular sites - Gmail, Facebook, ...
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1answer
78 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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ReloadEvery on Safari

On Firefox there is an add-on called ReloadEvery that lets you refresh a page on a certain interval. Is there anything like that for Safari?
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587 views

Automatically refreshing a browser when a particular file in a directory changes?

Are there any add-ons that will cause a browser to automatically refresh a page when a particular file changes on disk?
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988 views

How do I securely delete cookies and saved passwords?

Is there a way, from inside Firefox or Safari, to delete cookies and saved passwords in such a way that the data is unrecoverable (similar to Secure Empty Trash)? Or do they already do this out of ...
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1answer
325 views

Firefox, Thunderbird, Safari - hangs up on start

I have a strange problem on Windows Vista (Automatic updates). Long time ago I had installed Firefox, Thunderbird, Safari and Opera and they all worked well. Once upon a time, after Windows restart, ...
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2answers
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Can't connect to research.microsoft.com on home Qwest DSL connection

I have a puzzling issue regarding accessing research.microsoft.com from my home Qwest DSL connection. By default, I frequently get timeouts when accessing research.microsoft.com from Firefox, Safari, ...
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1answer
622 views

How to make OS X send LOCAL IP address in www request headers?

I need to be able to send the local IP address of a computer along with the headers when making requests to a website. Similar to the way you can get the _SERVER["REMOTE_ADDR"] in php, but the local ...
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4answers
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Safari Tabs like Firefox / Chrome

Two things I miss from Firefox and Chrome when using Safari on Mac are the Command + Option + Arrows, that are replaced by Control + Tab or Command + Shift + Arrows, and specially the Command + ...
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999 views

Flash plugin locks up Firefox, Chrome and Safari behind a corporate proxy, IE6 works fine

At work I am forced by corporate policy to use IE6. Obviously this is not so good so I use FF for most of my browsing. However there is a problem once I have installed the Flash plug-in - FF locks ...
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1answer
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Why is so much difference in the size of Firefox and Safari setups for Windows?

Just wondering, one is 8MB (Mozilla Firefox) and the other is 28MB (Apple Safari). Why is there so much difference in the size of these browsers?
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1answer
170 views

Chrome, FF, and even Safari crash on file selection

MBP running 10.6. This started on the Apache JIRA site. I went to attach a file to a JIRA entry in Chrome 4.0.249.30. Chrome crashed, repeatedly, every time I selected a file from the choose file ...
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2answers
2k views

And simple way to make Firefox and Safari to show favicon next to the bookmark title on the Bookmark bar?

I think it is a design decision that Firefox and Safari both don't show the favicon (the little icon for a website) next to the bookmark's title on the Bookmark bar. (for example, if there is a ...
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Seems like both Firefox and Safari on Mac cannot show the webpage in a full screen mode?

Seems like both Firefox and Safari on Mac cannot show the webpage in a full screen mode? On the PC, it would be F11 for Firefox or IE... but on the Mac, the F11 is for volume control (sound), and ...
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2answers
106 views

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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Blocking only flash and animated gifs

What options are there for blocking flash and animated gif ads while keeping static image and text only ads? I'm interested in solutions for Firefox on Windows/Linux and Safari on OSX
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2answers
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Is it possible to get Safari / OS X style font rendering in Chrome or Firefox? How?

I prefer the OS X / Safari-on-Windows font rendering engine over Windows' ClearType, but I am not fond of Safari as a browser. Given that Chrome also uses Webkit, is it possible to enable/port the ...
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Web browsers -is there a way to disable reload on a per site basis?

Driving me nuts - I love using rich and feature-full webapps, but I hate what happens when I accidentally reload the page. And since I'm all about the keyboard shortcuts, it is just too easy for me to ...
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2answers
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Firefox submit form into new tab?

In Safari, if you command-click (Mac) or Control-click (windows) a form submit button, the form submits to a new tab, just as if you command/control-clicked a link. Is there any way to replicate this ...
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How to make Safari 4's location bar intelligent like Firefox 3?

My favorite feature of Firefox 3 is its incredible location bar. Type a few letters of any bookmark name or url or the title of any page you've visited recently or its url and it will work some query ...
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606 views

Share bookmark for both Safari and Firefox?

I have a Mac with both Safari and Firefox as my primary browsers. I like to use both. Is there any way to share my Firefox bookmarks with my Safari? I guess one way is to change my browser ...