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Safari dosen't open anymore “reopen”

I cant open Safari anymore! :( Every time I try it opens a window with this message instead: Process: Safari [336] Path: /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari ...
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Set SOCKS proxy for Safari

Is it possible to specify the SOCKS proxy for Safari in OS X Lion? I've got an address and port number I have to fill in there but I can't find the settings in the browser...
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HTML5 video tag not supported in Safari 5.1 on Windows 7?

When investigating the HTML5 video tag, I stumbled across this w3schools page. In Chrome, IE11 and FF the video in this page plays perfectly. In Safari, I get this message in place of the video: ...
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Mackeeper.zerobit pop-up SAFARI

When ever I open any link or search for anything that has the word Mac, Computer, Keeper, etc. A new tab opens with an advertisement for mac keeper. The website is called ...
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Are there any extensions or tricks to reopen several closed tabs in Safari

I know Safari 5 (on OSX) allows undoing of a recently closed tab with Cmd-Z. However, that works only for the very last closed tab. That is, I cannot press CmdZ twice to reopen the last two closed ...
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Why chrome doesn't (seem to) need Flash while Firefox and Safari do?

I have a newly installed OS (OS X Yosemite) I downloaded the Chrome and Firefox browsers, in addition to the pre-installed Safari browser. Now flash videos work fine with Chrome, but both Safari and ...
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Is there a way to make Safari open a bookmark in a new tab automatically without a keystroke?

The only way I can see to open the selected bookmark in a new tab is with a keystroke (control-click, or control-shift-click). I'd like to set Safari to automatically open a selected bookmark in a new ...
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Safari open a web page from cache offline

I want to open a web page which i could see in safari's history offline. At-least i want to get the html contents out of it. It would be of great help if anyone could help me do it.
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Google Doc saved as .webarchive

Unfortunately a client has saved a Google Document (Word) by using the Save feature in Safari, resulting in a .webarchive. This was also the only copy. I cannot seem to extract the text contents of ...
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Safari quit unexpectedely on my Mac Desk top

When I try to open safari I get this message "Safari quit unexpectedely" Please show how to fix this problem. I have not tried any solution yet to fix this problem.
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How to diagnose the cause of download interruptions? [closed]

We moved a few months ago, and our wifi has become very, very unreliable. We use the same provider & same hardware. Some days I have to reboot the modem several times, other days we have no ...
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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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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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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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Can I force Safari to only look at one of my two ethernet ports?

I have 2 ethernet adaptors, one has some standard IP devices and the other has a specialist device. I have set the order of preference of which adaptor OSX should use, but safari still won't to to an ...
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Don't exit full screen when pressing escape in apps like Safari on Lion

In OS X Lion, pressing the ESC key exits full screen mode. Unfortunately, and especially when using Safari, ESC is used for other functions, such as in Javascript keystroke event handling. I don't ...
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Safari not opening in Macbook Air Yosemite 10.10.1 [duplicate]

Safari is not opening, I get two button Ok, Reopen. The safari crashes when click on Reopen. ============================================================================================ Process: ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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“Top Sites” - Managing default Top Sites in Safari

Whenever I go to safari History Menu -> Clear History, it asks for "Also Reset Top Sites" and if I check it, it resets my top sites. Can't I include my Default "Top Sites" eg. Stack Overflow, Server ...
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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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How make Google Chrome Developer Console show up by pressing F12 in Mac OS X?

In the OS X version of Google Chrome the Developer Console uses this stupid key combination of Alt+Cmd+I instead of F12, which is the de-facto standard key used in pretty much any other browser: ...
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How to copy content of a menu popup?

I want to copy "Recent Inbox messages" from the popup below. Is it possible? The thing is, when I move mouse to hover it, popup disappears. I am using Safari 7 on Mac.
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trackpad gestures stop working in Safari on MacOS Yosemite

I cannot tell what is the reason that the trackpad gestures stop working but here are the symptoms: Trackpad gestures would be working fine. For instance: smart zoom (double finger tap) or Swipe ...
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On OS X Safari, is there a way to open a page I had been reading on my iOS device?

My iPhone, in its tab organizer screen, shows me open pages on my iPad and even on my computer. (This feature pre-dates iOS 8’s Handoff, going back to at least iOS 7, if not earlier.) However, ...
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Safari won't open signnow

My website allows users to use SignNow application in <iframe> window. It Appears to work just fine on all browsers except for safari, specifically on ipad. signow crashes loading document. ...
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support level for w3c specifications for different broswers

Where can I find information on the level of browser support, for each browser, for w3c HTML5/CSS3 specification. I found a Wikipedia Article which provides some info on this, but the comparison ...
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Change bookmarks from left sidebar to top bar in Safari 7.0.6

A new safari update places the bookmarks on in a quarter screen left navigation. Does anyone know a way to move it back to the top. (I did not see anything in preference and it appeared that under ...
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Open link under selection using find on page in Safari

In Safari, is there a shortcut to open currently selected link while using find on page search? E.g. Cmd+F enter search term Cmd+G jump through results on page ??? open selected
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To prompt a folder location when Safari downloads a file?

Is there a Safari extension which allow the user to select a different folder location whenever there is a new download?
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Saving a web page content on a Mac

I've stumbled into a webpage and I want to save its contents. Logically, the contents is already on my drive. How can I figure out which temporary directory holds the contents of this specific page?
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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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How can I enable touch pad scrolling on a Sony Vaio?

I mostly use Chrome or Safari to navigate and would like to enable touchpad scrolling.
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Strange blank line under Bookmarks on Safari

I don't know how but I got a strange blank line under the Bookmarks on my Safari. It looks like this : I tried to look under Safari setting in View or Window, but nothing seems to relate to this. I ...
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Why can't I play onion.com videos on OS X Safari?

When I try to play videos on onion.com on Safari, I see a black rectangle with no video. I do however hear the sound. Videos on Chrome play normally.
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Safari downloads failure on OS X

I had Speed Downloader installed a while ago and it seems I have deleted it improperly since almost all downloads in safari look exactly like in this question here - Safari does not download files ...
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Open local files on Safari

I would like to know if there is a way (i.e. plugin) to open local files on Safari as i am used to do with FF or IE. Suggestions anyone? EDIT: I do not want to open the file using "Open->File", but i ...
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How to move all open tabs from Safari to Firefox?

In my case I have many tabs opened in Safari and I want to move to Firefox. I know I can note down all the url in a text file and open all of them again one by one in another browser. But I'm looking ...
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Safari-Like Resources (Images) View in Firefox, Chrome, IE?

Are there similarly simple ways of fetching images from websites in browsers other than Safari? (See the picture below.)
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Webkit based browsers on Mac refuse to load certain websites or resources, other browsers work fine from the same machine

OK, this one has really been puzzling me. Certain websites (such as instapaper.com ) or certain resources (such as the CSS and images for icanhazcheezeburger.com sites) refuse to load at all in ...
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Change Safari address plus [+] button default action

The default action of the plus [+] button next to the URL is to save it to the Reading List. I care not for this list. I want to save it to my bookmarks because I have it organised into folders neatly ...
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Safari disallow the use of certain @font-faces

Is there a way for a user to not allow the use of certain @font-faces in the css of a Webpage? My first thought was using Safari's user style sheets but I don't know how I could over-ride certain ...
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Run Safari from terminal with given URL address without open command

I'm having trouble with opening Safari from terminal. Command I tried is /Applications/Safari/Contents/MacOS/Safari http://www.example.com Safari opens and tries to navigate to the url: ...
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High Resolution Screenshot

I am using the Awesome Screenshot extension/addon for Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It was working well and generating HiDPI (Retina Screenshot) on my MacBook Pro Retina until yesterday, but ...
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Is there a way to export my adblock settings from Chrome to Safari?

I am using AdBlock in chrome: https://getadblock.com/gplus/v2.6-released/ and I have several custom div's I have hid in many web pages I use. I want to switch to Safari from Chrome. Is there any ...
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local .pac-file URL format that works with IE and Safari (Windows)?

Say I want to use a proxy auto-config file that is stored at C:\proxy.pac. To make Internet Explorer use this configuration I have to specify the pac-file in the LAN settings in the following way: ...
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How can I limit Safari's RAM use?

Safari uses a lot of RAM. Especially when you add Safari's use to WebProcess's use: it comes to about 1.5 GB of memory (for me, anyway). How can I limit the amount of RAM Safari and WebProcess use? I ...
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Why is so much difference in the size of Firefox and Safari setups for Windows? [closed]

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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How to clear all HTML5 local storage from Safari?

It seems stackauth.com has used some local storage which my Safari does not show me, and hence cannot be deleted. So, in general: how to ensure all local storage is deleted from Safari? Some ...
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OSX Safari Occasional Page hangs and slowdowns

I have an almost brand new retina MacBook Pro (not even a month old). I am running Mavericks and have updated Safari to the latest version, 7.0.6. There seems to be an issue with Safari loading ...
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multiple safari windows in different spaces?

i was just wondering if it's possible to keep one (or more) safari windows in one space, while keeping one (or more) safari windows open in a different space. for instance, if i'm working on spanish ...