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Crawling a website for specific images [closed]

I enjoy reading web comics, and would love to have copies of the comics on my hard drive for offline reading. How would I go about crawling said website for the comics only? For instance, ...
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Track one metric right in front of my face [closed]

As part of a motivational strategy I want to track one metric. Let's say pageviews for a website. I want my entire life to be based around making this metric grow. As for web apps, I know there is ...
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gmail url targeting specific account [closed]

How to create a link to Gmail targeting a specific account to login? Something like this: http://www.gmail.com/user@gmail.com So when the user clicks the link, s/he won't have to fill the 'Email' ...
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maximum number of clients connected to the web service

How can I find the maximum number of clients that can connect to my web service at the same time? Is there any way to know how many clients can connect to the web service at the same time? What is ...
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Downloading file from (your download will start shortly) page

How can i download a file with curl (or any other alternative) that make user wait until download start for example enter link description here i tried curl -O -J -L ...
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Can a DNS domain name point to a folder on a server?

So I have a DNS domain name for my computer so that I can connect to it easily without remembering my IP address every time and it works great. I also have a website that is being hosted off my ...
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Web Audio API support on iOS [closed]

I am trying to get this Web Audio API example to run on iOS (7.x, 8.x) Safari/Chrome: http://www.smartjava.org/examples/webaudio/example3.html But unfortunately it won't. Can anyone explain why? // ...
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How to make my first recorded script repeat automatic to the next windows tab or web browser with one key storkes

Yes I mean web browsers,.. I also used ctrl + tab to navigate between windows tab or web browser... however I sometimes open up to 10 tabs for inputting the same information over and over again, ...
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PHP - Does it replace the index? [closed]

PHP is a mystery for me. In the FTP main directory of my website, I uploaded 2 files: a.txt and b.txt. If I enter my website address in my browser I can view both a.txt and b.txt. However when I ...
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Creation date of zip file

Is there any way how can I get creation date of zip file which is stored on server? Or even better when the file was uploaded on server? I do not have access to the server disk, I can only download ...
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How can I make flash remember my low quality setting?

I play a web browser game but I have a very old laptop. The graphics are too heavy on my resources and setting the quality to low improves performance. But it keeps resetting to high every time I log ...
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is it possible to determine through the internet or google, how large a website is in mb (GB)

Like if I was going to be someplace remote and I needed Wikipedia in its entirety or Stack Overflow in its entirety, is there a way to see how large a specific web domain is in GB? This link is to a ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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Why is this MSKB article not viewable on some systems?

Once in a great while, I get a real head-scratcher. The following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945011 does not work as expected on some systems, but does on others. On some systems, it ...
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How to download a website from the archive.org Wayback Machine?

I want to get all the files for a given website at archive.org. Reasons might include: the original author did not archived his own website and it is now offline, I want to make a public cache from ...
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How can I point my domain to a host without turning over the nameservers?

I have a domain name on GoDaddy, and a site hosted on Network Solutions. Not my choices -- I'm helping out a family member who already has that arrangement. Currently, the domain's nameserver records ...
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How does HTTP become stateless?

HTTP is said to be stateless. Meaning, it doesn’t need to store information for the transmission of data. But HTTP uses TCP, which is state oriented. If that's the case, how does HTTP becomes ...
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Linux hosting with web-based shell access

I am looking for a service that gives user some computing resources, a Linux OS and a preferably web browser based shell access. Are there any services that you can recommend? The bandwidth usage ...
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Fonts on StackExchange websites looking ugly after installing Helvectica on PC

As mentioned in the title, I installed Helvetica fonts on my PC and now all Stackexchange websites look ugly! Before them links at the top use to look very smooth and sharp! I still need Helvetica ...
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Can wget with .warc output be stopped and re-continued?

I've issued the following wget command: wget --recursive --no-clobber --page-requisites --html-extension --convert-links --wait=20 http://examplesite.org --warc-file=examplesite.org It's continued ...
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Can't access website on one computer, but ok on another

I was able to access aescryp.com the other day. The I was trying to view/download the user guide found here: https://www.aescrypt.com/documentation/ (on Windows). Right after that I couldn't get ...
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override reformatting in forms by webmaster?

I'm at a website, trying to complete an important form for work. The webmaster created a form that reformats the phone number to add a "-", but the form does not accept submissions of phone numbers ...
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Block link to certain web-page [duplicate]

How to block certain URL (i mean full path to exact page) in browser (Firefox prefered one), not totally web site domain name. Example: http://superuser.com/questions/ is allowed ...
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How to prove that a website has certain content today? [closed]

I am engaged in a disagreement with a website as to whether or not they violated their terms of service, and I'd like to be able to take a snapshot of the site's content and TOS before they change it, ...
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Set minimum font-weight property in WebKit

I use jumanji, a WebKit browser, on Arch Linux. On some sites, e.g. Europe PubMed Central, the font is nearly-unreadably light. I could force font-weight: normal in my configuration but I want bold to ...
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Korean support for Adobe Flash

I have to go to Korean websites a good amount; however, there are some times when Korean is not being displayed well at all. It took me a while to figure out why certain Korean test was displayed ...
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web scraping import to local website

I'm looking for a way to search for a specific product on a website and extract data from it, but without going directly to this website, like from a local website that queries information and ...
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How to build a radar graph? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to make a graph like this? Preferably in excel or using a simple online tool? There is similar on this web-site, but not exact. I need to have 4 sections, each containing 5-6 ...
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Make a web request, cat response to stdout?

I'm working from the command line. I need to cat the response of a web request. What tool can I use to make the web request and print the response on stdout? Here's the command I'm trying to make ...
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Get request to retrieve a file from my own web server

i am trying to do a get request to my webserver so i can retrieve a file, the file i want to retrieve is called venom.jpg and the webserver i am trying to connect to it on http://82.26.108.68/ my ...
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Removing Netflix From WMC8 And Adding Online Libraries?

I just installed Media Center on my 8.1 Pro laptop earlier and I am trying to figure a few things out. I looked for a good online guide to MC but I couldn't find one... First question, how do I get ...
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HAProxy to handle multiple application subfolders in the same port

I have one application running on tomcat port 8086, and also Haproxy acting as a web server, I can load the application by going to IP/appname but this application has 3 different folders. I need to ...
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How do I get Google search request completion suggestions from console?

When one starts typing a search request on Google search page, Google shows a dropdown with some popular completion suggestions. There are often useful or funny things there. How do I get that list ...
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Web queries have slowed down after updating Excel 2003 to 2010

I built an excel workbook in windows XP. Using excel 2003. I have moved the file to excel 2010 on Windows 7 enterprise. The workbook has about 20 web queries. I had no problems in the earlier ...
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linux - some web pages won't load in any browser, as any user

I have an arch linux system which i haven't used in a few months. I recently logged in, updated via pacman -Syu, restarted, and tried to access my heroku account at id.heroku.com. After typing in ...
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How can I find out with which software a website is using? [duplicate]

I would like to know what software was used to make www.tellasda.com - I would like to make something similar with as little codeing required as possible. Thanks!
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How to use Freenode's webIRC client?

I'm having trouble using Freenode's webIRC client: I don't use IRC often, but I seem to recall we could actually chat with folks. But the webIRC seems to be missing an input box to type in. I'm ...
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Trace web redirection in bash script

I want to make a script to download the image at best resolution (not the preview image) from a deviantART link, as if I clicked the "Download" button. However, it seems that deviantART redirect the ...
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How to search for all external links on the site?

I want to search for all external links on my site. How to accomplish that? Otherwise I would like to search for links to Facebook or Twitter? Links may be hidden under images or buttons.
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Inspect element in firefox like in safari?

Here is a screenshot from the d3.js tutorial webpage: This way of inspection in safari is quite cool, is there a way to do this in firefox? Let me make things clearer, I have a page with the ...
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How to upgrade the entire Bitnami Redmine stack?

So I have a server, and I know the pieces of the stack. Like: I know how Apache works, how it's configured. How Redmine works, where it stores the files for itself. How to migrate from each app to ...
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Error while deploying unity web player application on Parse.com

I have created a game using unity game engine and build it using unity web player.After building i got two files client.html and client.unity3d . Now I am try to deploy these on Parse.com . Initially ...
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Access to Remote App requires login to remote Desktop

I have a remote app (using remote desktop) which I am happy for users to log into. But at the moment, when the user clicks on the link/icon on the web page to activate the app: • The Remote App ...
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Simple DNS Plus - Configuration

I have a domain: mydomain.com I use to use: @ A 213.0.0.0(Public IP), in GoDaddies DNS Zone, instead of nameservers. I removed that and added two hosts, ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com ...
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Is it possible to specify the decimal separator on Excel refreshable web queries?

When you create an Excel Web Query that points to a text file located in a web server, Excel doesn't ask for the decimal separator as it commonly does when using the Import Text File or Text to ...
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How to find private VPN server located in USA? [closed]

I am not asking for any recommendation! Please don't vote for closing the question. I am asking about how to properly search for them! Now, I tried to find a private VPN server, but all services I ...
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Chrome: Separate a <div>'s content to print

This is on Mac OS X, Chrome 35 (but probably should apply elsewhere, too): I need to print the contents of a webpage/webshop that is hidden behind/under a rather unlucky div construct.. Is there a ...
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Apache server - show page while server is offline

Since my server is running off my personal laptop, it has quite a lot of down time. Is it possible to have a page that shows up when someone tries to access the site while the server is offline?
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Maintaining word order when copying Hebrew from and SE site to MS Word

When I try to copy text from Mi Yodeya (the Judaism SE site, which I usually render in Chrome) into a MS Word document (using Word 2007 on Windows 7), e.g. this one, I find that Hebrew text comes ...
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wget - difficult - How to download all links from a page including different path ones?

To make explanation easy and a bit entertaining let's imagine I want to download wikipedia pages of all the people mentioned here with one wget command, possibly with reasonable amount of other pages ...