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How to get URL of a file in an HTTP GET request?

There's a web server that I access regularly by making an HTTP GET request like so: http://www.example.com/index.php?file=12&hd=0 It returns an OK response with a content type of video/x-flv and ...
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url containing query string in vlc

I am trying to open a network stream in VLC. The URL of the content is of the form http://192.168.0.1:80/content/recordings?dataid=myid&key1=value1&key2=value2 Whenever I append the query ...
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1answer
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What are the common URL parameters I can use against an RSS feed? [closed]

I am trying to get a list of query parameters used in common RSS feeds. For example , if I was to query an rss feed as http://www.anySite.com/articles/ as an rss and I want the first 5 articled how ...
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trying to access Google server on different ports

Why is that http://www.google.com:443/ fails almost instantaneously, while http://www.google.com:8080/ takes some more time before failing? If there is no server on these ports, both the ...
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6answers
925 views

How does 'www.google.com' change to 'http://www.google.com' in a browser?

What happens when I type www.google.com and click go in the browser. How does the URL change to http://www.google.com? Please explain this to me.
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Is there a good tool that lets me sniff the network calls?

My objective: Itunes talks to their cloud servers. I want to be able to know which URL they are talking to when I use my Itunes. How can I do that?
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Possible to catch URLs in linux?

There is a great program for windows (URL Snooper: http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/urlsnooper/index.html) that allows you to view all URLs being requested on the machine. Does any such ...