A WebKit-based web browser designed by Apple. The default browser on OS X.

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Where is safari cache folder in Mountain Lion?

I want to search for some cached MP3 files in the cache folder but cannot find it... I've searched online for 10mins but the result I got is all about how to clear cache. I want to know where is the ...
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Safari: the BACK button doesn't work

In general, my back button works fine, as does everything else in Safari. But there is one webpage (an online quiz for a class) which opened in a popup window, I filled in my responses, hit the ...
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How do I toggle Java on/off in Safari browser?

In Safari preferences there is an option to disable Java which is nice but a bit cumbersome. Is there a plugin/addon/extension or an easy way to toggle Java on/off?
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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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Sahi doesn't work with Safari 5.0.1 on MacOSX

I installed Sahi Open Source on Mac OS X v10.6.4 and it installed correctly and the dashboard loads properly. However, Sahi doesn't work with the Safari 5.0.1 that is installed on the machine. When I ...
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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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How to change Safari's default HTTP concurrent max download setting's?

I am currently reading a javascript book. It says that browser's have a user setting for HTTP request limit that can be changed from the default of 2 simultaneous downloads to whatever you'd like. I ...
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Safari forces user to select client certificate even if it is optional

This question is loosely related to another one: IIS7.5 SSL Question, Safari users get a prompt of certificate to select, but since it was asked more than a year ago I thought that there may be some ...
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Safari minimize button is disabled

I have a MacBook Pro with Mac OS X version 10.7.5. Safari's minimize button (the one with a '-' in it in left top corner) is disabled (turned gray) and now either I have to keep Safari on the desktop ...
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How can I use Java 7 with browsers in OS X 10.8?

I've downloaded Java 7 Update 9 from java.com. I've installed it. I can see the icon in my System Preferences. So now I quit and reopen Safari v6.0.2 and try to use Java and I get a dialog asking ...
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OS X 10.8.2 not supporting Java application

Even with the latest update for Java (JRE 7u9) on my Mac book (OS X 10.8.2), I am unable to run Java applet from Safari. Does anyone have idea why this happening? PS: Now that I've enabled the Java ...
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Safari Javascript Console Autoscrolling

Is it possible to make the javascript console in Safari 6 automatically scroll down to show the most recent log? Currently, I have to manually scroll down every time I log something.
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How can I develop for Safari 6 without buying a mac?

I've always found that just developing in Windows, and using Safari for Windows has been sufficient. However, Safari 6 has now been released, and I've got at least one user who has contacted me, ...
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Use Automator to open shell script, see output in terminal

I have a fun little problem, running on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. I have a script (WebKit's run-safari) which launches Safari in dev mode (it sets some environmental variables and then runs arch ...
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Safari: how to open a URL while in search mode?

In Chrome you can open a search-highlighted URL with CTRL + ENTER (and thus obviate the need for using a mouse). How do you do that in Safari (6.0.1)?
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Safari: how to directly jump from 'omnibox' (ie. 'smart search field') to search results (as in Chrome)?

In Chrome, TAB takes you directly from 'omnibox' to search results. This doesn't seem to be the case in Safari (it takes ~12 TABs). Is there any way to remedy this?
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Safari: how to re-open MULTIPLE previously closed tabs?

CMD + Z in Safari (6.0.1) will re-open the last closed tab. Is there any way to re-open multiple previously closed tabs (as in, say, Chrome)? A closely related question from 2011: Are there any ...
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Why is Adobe Flash Player downloaded as a “.dmg.mdlp” file?

When I download the current Adobe flash player installer from the Adobe website using Safari 6.0.1 under OSX 10.8.2, I end up with a file named 'install_flash_player_osx.dmg.mdlp' in my downloads ...
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How to add a bookmark to an arbitrary URL in Safari?

This is more 'merely competent user' than 'super user' but how does one create a bookmark to a URL in Safari? If I have a URL to a download (i.e. a resource with a MIME type that causes a download ...
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Improving Chrome performance on OSX

There are a number of sites that do not display properly on Safari and I need to switch to Chrome. Although when the content of the sites requires flash player, Chrome will consume a significant ...
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Where does Safari 6 store cookies?

Seems like Safari 5 would store cookies in ~/Library/Cookies/Cookies.plist - but cookies will remain present in Safari even after exiting Safari, removing this file, and then restarting Safari. Where ...
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Safari 5 cookies DB location

I am trying to locate Safari 5 cookies SQLite DB file location under Windows 7, but can't find it under the path \AppData\Local\Apple Computer\Safari\ Can someone please help and tell me where I can ...
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Safari can’t verify the identity of the website

Why I am getting this pop-up, regardless of whatever website i open? Because of this its not loading developer.apple.com too!! Any suggestions?
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Run Safari from command line with URL parameter

I'm trying to open Safari (on OS X 10.8) from the terminal by executing the following: open -a /Applications/Safari --args "http://www.example.com" Safari opens and tries to navigate to the url: ...
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Safari — new window button in toolbar

Is it possible to have "new window" button on toolbar in Safari (6+)?
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Safari crashed often

My safari crashed recently with the following log. What's the problem and what should I do? I have tried to restart my mac but useless. Thanks in advance! Process: Safari [419] Path: ...
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Alternatives to the ClickToPlugin Safari extension for Chrome users

I have been using Safari with ClickToPlugin and was wondering if there was anything similar for Chrome. I am looking for both the click-through to plugin functionality as well as the HTML5 video ...
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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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How does the Apple Safari web-browser store its settings on Windows?

I'm a programmer and am tasked with the following problem for my Windows application, which performs a reset/change of the Apple Safari web-browser preferences, the home-page setting in particular. ...
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How do I tab through search results in Safari?

In Chrome, after a Google search, it is possible to press Tab to cycle through the search results. Then you can press Enter to select and open that link. Is possible to do the same on Safari 6? After ...
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Automator workflow that will browse the web

I need Safari to automatically browse the web for me. I want it to grab some random links from, say delicious.com and automatically just open up those links at 30 second intervals. thanks!
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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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iMac goes offline from WIFI several times each hour

Aargh! I have an iMac running Lion and have to manually get online several times each hour. I get a notification that I am not connected to the internet, i then run "diagnostics' it says my system ...
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How can I prevent a popup browser window from appearing when I'm on wifi networks?

In particular, plenty of cafes/institutions/whatever popup a window to let you login/pay for internet. This window pops up as soon as I'm connected to the network. Inevitably, if I just go to a ...
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How do I turn off Safari's bookmark bar shortcuts?

How do I disable the Cmd1, Cmd2, etc. keyboard shortcuts for bookmarks in the bookmarks bar in Safari 5?
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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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How do I resize the Safari browser window

I'm trying to resize my Safari browser to be a specific height/width. In Firefox I use the Web Developer Toolbar, and in IE I user their developer tools. How do I do this in Safari? I've already ...
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Safari Self Control won't unblock websites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SelfControl application for Mac OS X won't reset I added some sites to Self Control. Now that the time period is up, I cannot access these sites anymore, like I ...
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Searching for partial words on Safari

I have run into a pretty annoying problem on Safari on Mac. If I search for part of a word that doesn't start at the beginning of the word, Safari can't find it. For example, the COTS Demo Flight 2 ...
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Access bookmarks bar with keyboard shortcuts a la Safari

Pretty much the only reason I still choose to use Safari over Google Chrome is the ability to access your bookmarks with keyboard shortcuts. For the first 9 bookmarks in your bookmarks bar, you're ...
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Close tab by double-click in Safari

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Safari?
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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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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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No Safari Developer Certificate, Windows 7

I've added safari developer certificate to 'Personal' and 'Trusted Root Certification Authority' but extension builder still shows: No Safari Developer Certificate I'm using windows 7. Any ...
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OS X Lion Safari Flash plugin issues

I'm using OS X fully updated and patched, along with Safari. A few weeks back I started noticing a Flash problem: Every time I load a youtube video, the CPU consumption goes up to 100% on one core and ...
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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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When I download a text file in safari the results are displayed in the browser not sent to a file

When I download a text file in safari the results show up in the browser. In Chrome and FireFox the results are sent directly to a file on my computer. Is there a way to make Safari do that same ...
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Can Safari 5.1 for Mac OS display favicons for bookmarks in the Bookmarks Bar?

When bookmarking a web site, most contemporary browser will display the site's favicon next to the bookmark, both in the bookmark view and the bookmark toolbar. This is a useful feature. In the ...
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How to configure MIME type associations for Safari 5.1?

I want to edit the MIME type settings for Safari so I could use MediaWiki's method to automatically edit text in an external editor, or more specifically, so I can change the associated application ...
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How to get rid of Community Toolbar in Safari?

Every time I start Safari or Finder an error appears: We're sorry, but the Safari browser version you are currently using does not support the community toolbar. How do I delete this toolbar? ...