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Web gui tool for control scripted tasks to end users [on hold]

Trying to find some web gui driven tool (linux installable) for such a tasks, for ex.: Office administrator clicks for active user check, then my bash script wrapper runs ldap tool for collecting ones ...
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How using (office 2016) Excel VBA, Auto copy and/or save a web page image

EXCEL 2010. After navigating to a web page using Excel VBA I wish to copy an image into excel AND/OR save it to a documents folder IE: <img alt="" src="/images/rp_251x251/Product/94031/...
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UVC Video 'quirks' on Windows for multiple web cameras

I' like to set up three web cameras on a Windows 10 computer, to allow simultaneous video capture from all three of them. All three USB2.0 cameras are connected to a powered USB3.0 hub, which is ...
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Building web projects with one Terminal command

I'm looking for a way to create web projects using one Terminal command. The project contains the basic structure of a normal website (index.html, style.css, script.js, images folder .. etc). Thanks,
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Difference between Squid and Glype proxies kind

I was wondering what is the difference between a proxy like Glype, who offers a web interface to navigate, and another like squid. I noticed that Squid was more solid, since it didn't give me any ...
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Most effective way to display the internet light-on-dark?

Due to some serious lapse of judgement, most of the internet, this site included >:(, is displayed as black-on-white ­­— which is the way that it makes sense to display printed text — instead of light-...
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Excel - copy text from url to cell

I've got an excelsheet containing url's like so: | column A | column B | --------------------------------------------------- | www.example.com/page1 | | www.example.com/...
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How long until an old website visitor sees new web design?

Given that there are no cache settings in the HTML page, how long until an old website visitor see a new website design without force refresh?
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Web: how to see multiple page content on a single long page?

For example, this URL: https://katstorrent.org/user/Mantesh/requests/. It's divided into multiple pages, and there is no search functionality. I'd like to see it as a single page, or at least scrape ...
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Certain web fonts being replaced by random font from fonts folder

I'm running into an issue involving certain fonts being replaced by (seemingly) random fonts in the Windows fonts folder. This only appears to happen on websites with custom fonts in use, or custom ...
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Running home website through IIS on server itself OR via virtual machine

I have a home server and currently have some code on a webhost for a database that only I use. I would like to bring the code (PHP) onto my home server to save on cost (as only I use the site its ...
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What else is online that doesn't come under WWW (World Wide Web)? [closed]

I understand the difference between Internet and WWW, that internet refers to whole network that binds all the machines (servers and clients or hosts) together and differentiates between each of them ...
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How can I best browse without using my hands?

I have my hands full most of the day although I can do some operations on a computer. I am wondering how can I best browse (read articles/view videos/reply to emails/browsing tabs) without using my ...
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If a live audio input and adjust the volume by using the web api

I want to make a cross-platform application for deaf people. from pic run only on the web but on mobile it does not work. Why? https://demos.subinsb.com/Francium/voice/
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Web Query with login details

I want to create a web query with that will add info like (Account used, username (emails), password) I created a web query already. Please find below the code. My problem is the fact that I have 5 ...
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Is there a difference between a name server lookup and a domain name lookup?

I have seen both terms being used and I am not sure if there is a difference between them.
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How to create a website from already inter-linked html files

I have a collection of html files (and related files in folders) on PC which are linked to each other and I want to upload them to a web server instead of recreating the web pages online, but I don't ...
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.htaccess to hide 2 possible directories

I am having difficulties getting the second statement working regarding admins, i am trying to hide both new and admin parts of the directory. new seems to be hiding fine however admin doesnt want to ...
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View earlier version of a webpage

A clothing webshop I bought from sent me an item that didn't match the description from the website. I sent them an email and they told me the information on the website was correct. I went to check ...
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Is PHPMYADMIN inside iframe possible

So I used this lines of codes. echo '<iframe src="http://127.0.0.1/phpmyadmin/" frameborder="0" style="width:70%;height:70%"></iframe>'; It doesn't show phpmyadmin, it's just blank. ...
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How to link a bank account to my website for payment? [closed]

There are lots of services taking care of this matter like paypal or other online shop CMS. But mine is a more essential question: How do I do it without any of other 3rd party softwares? Typically, ...
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Automatic login to Vodafone Community WiFi (Fon) via Unix script

First I have to say that my question is similar to this one I am using a Vodafone Community Fon AP and it often disconnects. In OS X, which I'm using, there is a tool called Captive Network Assistant ...
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Where can I download Visual Studio 2010 Web Express? [closed]

I'm searching Visual Studio 2010 Web Express, where can I download it ? Edit: All the search results for Visual Studio 2010 Web Express are redirecting to the latest Visual Studio (currently, 2015 ...
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Caching of web pages and SPA

I have read about SPA (single page application) and learned that biggest advantage of those is that save network traffic because SPA downloads all (at least most of them) application resources when ...
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Loadrunner correlate IDs that occur in EXTRAES section in web_URL

I am working on loadrunner to record a web application using web http\html protocol. The "WindowID" that is used in a transaction request occurs in the previous web_url - Extraes section. How can we ...
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How is the UK government planning to get access to “web browsing records”? [closed]

According to a recent news article in the Manchester Guardian the government in the UK is preparing a bill to allow "the police to access everyone’s web browsing histories". Presumably they do not ...
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XMPP, MQTT, Socket.IO or WebSocket

I want to create a website and it has a chat application. I read a little about XMPP , MQTT , Socket.IO and WebSocket. I'm confused that which one is best for my usage. Does anybody have a good ...
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My home wifi network won't allow any device to access a specific domain, but can access it on any other connection

I'm more of a layman than the average user here, but I need help. Some back story is needed to describe my problem. I'm a realtor, I recently signed up with a new lead generation platform that ...
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Download a single web page (including images from CSS)

I want to download a single web page including everything needed to view the web page locally (this includes images linked in the css). Example URL i want to download: http://www.example.com/page1 ...
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How to copy images from websites that zoom the image when mousing over them?

Many sites like Aliexpress and other have a place where I can hover over to view the image. But I cannot seem to download the image. Is there any way to download this type of image in Firefox?
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Cross-Origin Resource Sharing issue

I would like some help in one CORS issue. I have one laptop that I use in home and at work, and right now when I use it at work I have some issues like this: Font from origin '.....' has been ...
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Host Website Using Github

I followed the process on http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/using-github-pages-to-host-your-website to create a personal website. Hosting service is Github and the domain is from Go daddy. I did Cname ...
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How to display database/list online with images that show up when hovering over each row

I have this project of mine that ended up making me create an Excel database. Current state is 300ish rows x 15 columns. However, the project is getting to big for me to handle alone. I'd like to ...
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Possible to make a program to check Windows hosts file every minute?

I know how to block facebook using hosts file. Problem is that I can just easily edit hosts file and do facebook again. So if there is a program that reports whether hosts file currently contains ...
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Web pages on a Screensaver

I'm trying to make my office a bit more professional and I need the employees to check constantly some web pages. Is there a way to have two or three web pages rotating on a screensaver? And also need ...
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Does a “website or organization devoted to neutrally test different computer model's perfomance” exist? [closed]

I want to buy a new computer to replace my 4 year old laptop. I must choose a particular computer (from now on pc) to buy. The information provided by computer vendors seems very confusing to me, and ...
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Why can't I visit a specific site?

For some reason I can't visit http://daringfireball.net and it's driving me crazy. On Chrome I get "This webpage is not available ERR_TIMED_OUT", on Safari I get "..the server where this page is ...
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Some sort of organizer for websites/articles I want to eventually read?

My current "system" is getting out of hand: I just open the tab and leave it there unitl I eventually stumble upon it again one day. Obviously, this results in tons of tabs being open. I suppose I ...
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How to determine WHY cannot connect to a website

Sometimes when I try to go to a website on a Win 7 SP1 system, I get a "Server Not Found" error in Firefox and a "This page can't be displayed" error in Internet Explorer. When I test the site via a ...
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How do I play the media that appears on this site?

I'm trying to use this site for a project that I'm working on and having an immense amount of difficulty playing the videos that appear there. I have tried using Chrome which consistently gives me ...
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Looking to adapt this terminal command to block pages, not full websites

I am trying to block a specific page on a website (a Reddit thread) from being accessed on my Mac laptop. It contains the answers to a mystery game I got for my fiancée, and I want to make sure she ...
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auto login and redirect on a web link

To login to some websites automatically one can do: www.example.com/login?user="username"&pass="password" To go to some websites' service/sister sites one can add: ?qurl=www.service.com to ...
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Is there any way to block these popups on websites? [closed]

These get really annoying if you're just following a link to watch a news video. Edit: I used Adblock Plus just now to block all the different elements that make up that popup: ||facebook.com/...
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How to make a website “phone aware”? [closed]

So here's the deal; I've got a website fully coded in desktop and phone versions, but I don't know how to make the website know that the device visiting the site is either a desktop computer or a ...
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Direct web users according to their geo locations

I plan to host a web site, but problem is that different courntries may have varied speed accessing website hosted in north america, for example, China. therefore, i want to find a solution that host ...
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How to retrieve size for a website?

I would like to know the size of the documents hosted on a website. A solution could be to download all contents of this website with tools such as wget -r. However, this specific website hosts many ...
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Is this list of Notepad++ plugins still accurate?

I found this list of Notepad++ plugins and there is no date on it. It mentions sublime text being new, so it may be a little out of date. http://www.guidingtech.com/31357/notepad-plus-plugins/ Is ...
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Squid c-icap integration - How to get url category from icap to squid accesslog?

Hi I have integrated squid 3.3.8 and c-icap (srv_url_check module). It works very well, however I need the url category information in the squid access log. Is there any way to make squid receive url ...
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Installing Open Sans font on my mac screws up Dropbox website

Dropbox website uses open sans font. I installed the font on my mac so I could use it in my projects. Now dropbox website looks so bad because it is reading the local font instead of the webfont that ...
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Directing incoming requests based on port number

I am not sure how to describe my issue, but I will try to explain. I have been hosting a personal Minecraft server from my PC. I then changed the DNS on one of my site's sub domains to my IP. It ...