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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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1answer
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How to close pages like this without killing firefox?

Whenever I'm browsing porn, there are eventually advertisements that show this (safe for work) page (WARNING: you might not be able to close it). The page claims you did something illegal, and ...
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1answer
123 views

How to customize screen resolution reported to a JavaScript application by a web browser?

window.screen.availHeight and window.screen.availWidth values let web applications to know my actual screen resolution while I don't always want them to know it. Can I set my own values for these ...
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2answers
109 views

In a Web page, how can I tick all checkboxes in selection?

I am using a webmail (Outlook Web Access). I have a Web page : in my mailbox, I have many messages. I select 30 lines. Now, I want something that would tick the 30 checkboxes that are in my ...
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5answers
2k views

How to invert web pages colour scheme in Firefox?

I use to browse web in a dark room and would prefer if the backgrounds would be dark and text would be light instead of the opposite which is much more common. I suppose this can be achieved with some ...
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1answer
310 views

Bing search page locks up (the front page, not results)

I'm encountering a strange problem. I've been using the Bing search engine for a while now, and have been happy with it. I still am. However, starting either last night or early today, when the ...
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60 views

Weird browser behavior when opening webpage

This happens quite often in both firefox and chrome and its quite annoying. Scenario: I middle click on a link, opening a webpage in a new tab, the tab opens. The pages loads, saying "waiting for ", ...
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2answers
868 views

How to disable right click on certain websites

I am not asking this question from a web developer but from an end-user. I am using several web sites (google drive, evernote and so on) that have context menu that activates upon a right click ...
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0answers
405 views

How to convert current java web application to a portable desktop/mobile application [closed]

I have an already built web application (kind of a tutorial) which runs on a touchscreen Kiosk. The application is written in Java and runs on Firefox. How the application works (Skip reading this ...
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1answer
365 views

Firefox add-on to record all web browsing

I am looking for an add-on for Firefox that would record all my browsing online and create an index, perhaps only the text of the main body of the page, so that I can later go through everything I've ...
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1answer
237 views

Install Firefox 5 on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and, for web development, need to install Firefox 5 specifically. I know I can do it by hand from the Mozilla download. But I'd like a Ubuntu package. Is one available? ...
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2answers
830 views

How to mirror web page including content generated with JavaScript?

As an example, I tried saving this web page using Firefox's "Save Page As > Web Page, complete" but it did not save the comments section (see the saved files). I assume this is because the comments ...
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4k views

Get Firefox to ignore HTML 5 autocomplete tag setting?

With HTML 5 there is a new attribute called autocomplete. If it's set to autocomplete=off, then the browser does not store the password. How can I override this setting, short of modifying the ...
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1answer
308 views

Display invisible characters in Firefox

Is there a way to visualize hidden(invisible) characters in Firefox? (or other browser) like MS Word (or other text editors) does? Say, I want to see (count) spaces, newlines, other invisible ...
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1answer
2k views

Automatically save all pages from specific site in Firefox on load

I need to go through a list of pages on a specific site so that each page content I visit could be automatically saved with some filename in a specific directory. It's a survey site that only allows ...
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4answers
2k views

Block all third party domains from web pages

When I'm browsing the web, I'd like to not be tracked by any third party services like Facebook or Google. For instance, if I visit somepage.com I don't want my browser requesting things from ...
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1answer
2k views

How to make web icon open with specific browser?

I have an icon on my desktop for a website called QUAKE LIVE and I use Google Chrome as my default browser. The website isn't compatible with Google Chrome, but it with Mozilla Firefox. Is there any ...
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1answer
1k views

No sound from Java web applet

Using Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers on Ubuntu 9.10, I am unable to get any sound out from Java (version 6 update 15) on Runescape or WebSDR. I'm only interested in getting WebSDR working ...
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6answers
14k views

What makes LastPass so secure?

I can't simply understand how using LastPass is secure. All an attacker need to do is to compromise the single LastPass account and then he has also compromised all other websites. What's so good ...
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8answers
504 views

Soft version of NoScript

I'm looking for a soft version of NoScript, by which I mean a Firefox extension that blocks most of the usual crap such as google analytics, without blocking unknown stuff by default. Basically I'm ...
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2answers
323 views

Web browsers -is there a way to disable reload on a per site basis?

Driving me nuts - I love using rich and feature-full webapps, but I hate what happens when I accidentally reload the page. And since I'm all about the keyboard shortcuts, it is just too easy for me to ...
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1answer
2k views

Is there an equivalent to Mozilla Prism that uses the Internet Explorer engine?

I'm looking for something similar to Mozilla Prism that will generate a minimal desktop application from a website, but that uses the Internet Explorer engine instead of the Firefox engine. Does such ...