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why Safari always GET status 200, never 304 for my .swf file?

I serve a Flash app as a .swf file (with HTML wrapper file), and Safari always retrieves with GET status = 200, never 304. Thus, Safari never uses cache for this file and downloads it each time (it's ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any way to force Safari to use a different UserAgent on a per site basis?

Background: I use Safari 5.1.3 on Lion 10.7.3 on my 13" MacBook Air. I don't have Flash installed and have no intention of installing it. I frequently visit the BBC News site, which has a lot of video ...
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Safari proxy bypass for IPv6

I'm a first-time n00b on Mac (but have been doing computers since before PC's). This Mac has 2 VLANs, vlan0 in IPv4, vlan1 in IPv6. Safari can surf via IPv4 squid proxy OK. Safari can surf via IPv6 ...
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Error installing Safari for Windows on Ubuntu 15 through Wine

I'm trying to install Safari 5 for Windows in Ubuntu 15 through Wine (version 1.6.2). First I downloaded with wget: wget http://appldnld.apple.com/Safari5/041-5487.20120509.INU8B/SafariSetup.exe ...
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Clearing redirect cache in Chrome and Safari

I used to have a self-signed certificate on my test site, such that http://example.com redirected to https://example.com. I have since removed the certificate as well as the redirect, such that the ...
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Safari - save window / session (like TabCloud for Chrome)

Is there an add-on for Safari (v8.0.5, on Yosemite) that allows the saving of a window? e.g. when doing research on Floorboard DIY, I'd like to save all Tabs that I've viewed. Note that I don't want ...
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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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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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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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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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How is web form content encoded in Safari's cache?

A friend of mine just accidentally navigated off a web page where she entered a rather lengthy text into a web form. When navigating back to the page, the text was lost. (Spoiler: The page had an ...
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Can Safari show the tab/window URL instead of its title?

I am a web developer, I created a script that holds the entire process from A to Z, for deploying a local website with ease, setting you from repository cloning to logging in passing via database and ...
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“Run in Unsafe Mode” is not applied in Safari

I'm currently developing a Java-application, which is deployed via Java Web Start. Because this application needs access to the file system, the Java-plugin must be configured in Safari to "Run in ...
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Open Gmail message images in OS X Safari in new tab, not download?

The problem is that images embedded in emails (such as when sent from an iPhone) are not shown "properly" in Gmail in OS X Safari, i.e. they are shown at probably 100%, which is almost always ...
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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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tiddlywiki on OSX

I can't seem to find an option to work with Tiddlywiki on OSX (recently upgraded to Maverick). Chrome, my main browser, is out of the question because java7 doesn't support 32 bit chrome. On either ...
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change of default search-engine on Safari

So I got this problem - I installed Internet Explorer on my Mac and an add-on program came with it (XQuarz). And after this all the default search engine in Safari is got changed to ChatZilla (wtf?!) ...
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Cannot view mail contents

I have a very strange issue with Gmail. When trying to view the contents of an email I end up having a screen like below: I have tried disabling all extensions, one-by-one, while viewing Gmail but ...
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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 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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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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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 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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Safari causes our Active Directory accounts to be locked?

I work for a giant corporation who, as typical with giant corporations, has rather lackluster desktop IT support. We run Windows XP on our machines. Our small dev group requires that we have Safari ...
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how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac?

how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac? Unlike Firefox, where you can specify the default sans-serif, serif, and monospace fonts for each language, in Safari you ...
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Kill a stalled Safari Window or Tab?

Spinning wheel of death too often. I've tried the usual tricks (delete Plist, shut off extensions, reset, uncheck proxy settings, and whatnot). I don't want to keep shutting down Safari, just the ...
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Disappearing Arial on 2 Macs

I noticed that Safari started rendering common web pages in a funny manner on two different Macs that I have. One is a Macbook Pro and the other a Mac Pro desktop. Yahoo and Google would appear all ...
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Safari on Mac OS X Cache lasts after 'Empty Cache'

So, I broke a website with some server changes oops. I roll back the changes I made, hit cmd-R, and oh noes, it is still broken. But I relax thinking, there must be something held in safari's cache so ...
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Why will this mp4 file (generated by ffmpeg) play on safari but NOT firefox?

I have an mp4 file (that's blank space, I use it to test subtitles) It's currently sitting at http://projectgrin.org/SubtitlePlayer/video/output.mp4. I generated it with ffmpeg. My notes are ...
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How to find text in linked pages?

Sometimes, websites offer a way to search for textual content in the form of a page with a list of results. Or maybe there are categories, which each link to a number of pages. In the case of a ...
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How can I disable “private browsing enabled” notification each time I open the first window in Safari?

I wish that Safari have the option to erase history browsing on exit, but apparently it does not have it, so instead I selected the option in preferences>general>safari opens with "a new private ...
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How can I reset Safari 8 cookies from the command line?

How can I reset Safari 8 cookies from the command line? I've read the question Reset Safari from command line which seems to work fine for Safari 7, but this method no longer seems to work with ...
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YouTube in Safari reloads page when I click on comments

I know about this trouble in other browsers but I can't found a solution for Safari (Safari 8.0.7). How can I fix it?
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Custom style sheet: site-specific selector

In Safari preferences, you can use a custom style sheet across all websites. How do I make a CSS selector that selects elements from a specific website? Maybe I want all links to be red while using ...
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Edit address of autocomplete suggestions in Safari 8

When you start typing in Safari's "omnibar" you get suggestions based on search results and your bookmarks and history. I often find myself needing to change a small portion of the suggested url; say ...
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Getting an mp4 to play on iOS Safari with ffmpeg

I have a script that cuts and splices some video from youtube with ffmpeg to make an mpeg thumbnail. The final result is an mp4 that runs fine with the HTML <video> tag on Mac OSX Safari, ...
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Can't watch videos online - gets “loading the player ” and nothing happens

I'm having a problem trying to see sports highlights. On chrome and safari, I get the message "loading the player..." while nothing happens. I've tried to reinstall the flash player, chrome, and ...
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What is the shortcut for mac safari pinch gesture?

I noticed there is a decent view of mac safari showing my open pages in a widgets view. Currently, I use pinch operation on my pad to do this. But I am prefer to use my external keyboard. So, what is ...
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Safari randomly downloading files when visiting pages

I'm having a very weird issue where pages I visit will randomly trigger small file downloads from Safari (version 8.0.5) to my downloads folder. The files are all very small, about 40-50 bytes. They ...
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Cannot enable Java in Safari (or any other browser) in OS X

I have the following running on my Mac: OSX Yosemite (10.10.2) Java version 8 update 31 Safari 8.0.4 I am unable to run any Java applet on Safari. I have added multiple sites to the exception ...
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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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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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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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Safari: Problems with pop ups and cursor control in addition to massive resource use! OSX 10.9.4

I currently have a Macbook pro mid 2012 i7 with 8g of ram. When I use Safari my resource use and cpu temperature rise to 205˚F My cursor does not register the links I guide it to (Sometimes the ...