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

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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 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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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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Lazarus Form Recovery for Safari?

I use Lazarus a lot on Chrome and FireFox. Well, not a lot, but it's great for crashing when you're writing something online in a form that doesn't automatically save what you're writing. Plus, this ...
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Change Safari language setting? (Mac OS X)

When I bought my MBP Safari worked fine and it's default language was En but after I added Farsi as my second Language Safari now uses my Farsi setting and show all text in RTL (because in Farsi I ...
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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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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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Safari does not download files automatically

The expected behaviour of Safari when clicking on a, for example, .torrent file, is that it is downloaded. Only this does not happen any more, it just shows a dark, blank page The only way to ...
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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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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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Make Safari open new links in existing windows as a tab, rather than a new window

When using NewsFire for checking my feeds and I click the title to read the full article, it opens it in a new window in the background in Safari. How can I make it open the articles in a new tab in ...
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MacKeeper has hijacked my Safari Browser

MacKeeper (http:// mackeeperapp.zeobit.com) has hijacked my Safari browser. I have had to open Firefox, in order to get to the internet. I would rather use Safari, since that is where my bookmarks ...
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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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Safari keeps asking permission to access the keychain

Normally when I save a password in Safari it will get added to my login keychain without fuss (assuming that it is already unlocked). But after I set a a master password the default keychain was ...
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How can I safely close this window and forever avoid seeing similar pop-ups from Mackeeper Zeobit's malware and spyware?

The attached image shows a window that just popped up and the only button available is the OK button. I could Force quit Safari, but I've got several sites open right now and don't want to try and ...
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Change default Safari email client to Gmail

How do I change the default email client in Safari on the Mac to Gmail? Mailto tags currently open in Eudora, but it's time to move to Gmail.
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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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What is it that automatically checks configuration changes (such as those in /etc) into Git?

I remember reading on the Ubuntu forums some time ago about a program to automatically check configuration changes into version control for you. It was (of course) not Ubuntu-specific. I'm pretty ...
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Will my portable browser leave any mark behind if I use it on my pc at my workplace thru my USB stick?

And how about if I copied the files out from my USB stick to the PC hard drive, will it all be the same, or is it much better to leave it inside my USB stick whilst using the portable browser? How ...
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How do I make Safari open search results in a new tab by default?

I'd like for results from the search toolbar to open in a new tab by default, like I've configured in Firefox. How can I get this same default behavior in Safari? I already know that Command-Enter ...
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Apache Virtual Host loads slowly on Chrome and Firefox, not at all on Safari

I originally wrote a post here, which I now know is down to Safari/browsers or something. Basically, my Virtual Host, 5lines.dev, which is a WordPress Multisite, loads really slowly on Chrome and ...
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iTunes 9.0.2 hangs on launch on Mac OS X 10.6.2

My iTunes 9.0.2 hangs on launch in OS X 10.6.2. This doesn't happen all the time, only if I've been running for a while. Then it will recur until I restart. Similarly Safari 4.0.4 will hang in the ...
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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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“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 ...