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How to Log Into a Web App Simultaneously with Different Account?

I want to log into a web application, using at least ten account names at one single point of time ( I am not trying to do anything illegal, so don't worry). AFAIK, each tab in Chrome will share the ...
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Open a direct file on the hard drive from Firefox (file:///)

I have a small PHP system I created for myself. This system contains a few .doc and .docx file documents. I want to be able to open them directly from the browser without downloading them. I created ...
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’Create application shortcut…' Chrome's feature in Firefox?

As you probably know 'Create application shortcut...' in Chrome creates desktop/taskbar shortcut to the web application (current URL). When the corresponding shortcut is clicked, Chrome opens separate ...
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In 5 sentences or less, what is the purpose of Google Wave? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are ways to use Google Wave? I received my invite to Wave a month or two ago and haven't touched it since. Yes, I've read all the Wikipedia and Lifehacker articles on it....
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Security of web app files and database passwords in a linux shared hosting environment

I have a web app on a linux shared hosting machine. Lets say I have a .htpasswd file, some configs that store a database password and generally don't want people snooping through my source code ...