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Which people know account's password? [closed]

i have heard lately by some "friends" that they can access anything on the web(accounts, passwords) without hacking techniques. Apart from ISPs and propably services like google(gmail etc) who else ...
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Way to Search Website Page Source?

Is there a method to search the web for website page sources that mentions Wordpress, vbulletin, or Yahoo Site builder? Basically websites using wordpress or something like Yahoo Site builder?
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Web Log Mining - variable Length

Does anyone know how to create a variable Length based on cookies and 60 minutes time window STT. The input file has the format: (IP, Cookie, DTime, UnixTime, Length, URL, Referrer, Agent) How do ...
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Creating a macro to click links on a webpage, if a certain web-page loads?

My ISP (T-Mobile 3G, due to living in rural England) redirects all web-pages to a T-Zone page every time I use 250MB of data. As a result, I cannot download large files overnight as after 250MB has ...
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Application to do regular expression search on all pages linked to some specified html page

I am using a Windows 8 machine and starting with an html page I would like to automatically retrieve the text content from every link on that page that matches a regex. The retrieved content must then ...
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How can the Web server replace on the fly the image with a Web page?

When I try to access this image directly, some Web site “Photobucket” manages to display a Web page instead. However, when the image is embedded, my browser displays it normally. How can a Web ...
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Using Apache proxy to append name/value pairs

I have a web application that can present a mobile web-optimized version of the UI when you add some parameters to a URL. Right now, you have to manually add those parameters for every URL you want to ...
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Blocking SkyDrive on windows 7

I need to block access to MS Skydrive. Its easy enough to block the application, using AppLocker or our AV program. However it will still be available via the web. Is SkyDrive.com and ...
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Web scraping / crawling a particular Google book

For my work, I need to scrape the text from a large book on Google Books. The book in question is a very old book and is out of copyright. The book is a Gazetteer of the World. We will be putting the ...
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How to run localhost or local website within Powerpoint?

I have a demo coming up and I kind of want to show off different Javascript applications within the presentation. I was wondering if there was a way to run localhost, or web applications locally, ...
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Why can't old PCs view modern sites? [closed]

The reason for this question is that many times clients, friends and parents ask me why their perfectly working old PC cannot be used online anymore. I am looking for a good answer to those people ...
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Should I use my desktop computer as a web server or use a virtual machine?

I am building a website and I have come upon two options: A.) Use my desktop computer as the server or instead install a virtual machine on my laptop and use that as the server. I have been ...
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Mirroring web server in different port

I have a local web server which is accessible from the Internet through port 3333. I used port forwarding to achieve this. And now I am planning to develop a solution (possible network configuration ...
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Why some utorrent files are very slow in downloading?

Why some utorrent downloading take more time although we have huge speed?? I am downloading a movie from last 1 month which is 97% completed and in that time span i completed downloading 50+ other ...
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Why are cloud servers way cheaper as compared to dedicated one? [closed]

I was just wondering why the cloud servers are cheaper as compared to the dedicated servers. Are the cloud servers shared? If the cloud provider commits a 1.7GB RAM (aws ec2 m1.small), are there ...
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What is this extra data in the language HTTP header field?

While sniffing the headers of my browser, I see that my "Accept-Language" header contains en-US,en;q=0.5. I understand the en-US, but what/where is the ,en; for/from? And the q=0.5? This header value ...
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Can VPN see web browser usage?

If I'm connected to a wireless network and then additionally connect to a private VPN, can all my web browsing activity be logged through the VPN? if I use Safari in "Private Browsing" mode, will each ...
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What is the reason for garbage texts in browsers?

I have often seen that web pages, also sometimes the application that I am currently working on display some garbage texts in some specific areas of the page only. Also this problem is sporadic and ...
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Allow a Folder to be Downloaded on a Website by a Web Browser

So I manage our company website the best I can. What I need to do, is allow a folder and all of its contents to be downloaded by a user. I need it to be downloadable in a similar fashion as when you ...
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How to resolve a web address ip [closed]

Let's say I have http://some.site-address.com and I want to find the IP that this address resolves to. How do I do that?
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How to clone a kentico site?

I'm trying to clone/replicate a Kentico 6.0 Website under the same Kentico instance. I tried to export the existing site and import into a new one but it happens that when I change something in one ...
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Anonymous web browser? [duplicate]

It appears that it's easy to uniquely identify a user through all the infos returned by their browser: https://panopticlick.eff.org/ Are there ways to "anonymify" a browser like Chrome or Firefox so ...
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Viewing a webpage on a laptop via wifi hotspot

I have a laptop, on which is an application that does stuff. The stuff that this laptop does includes changing values stored in a WAMP local database. What I want to be able to do, is connect to this ...
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Is it possible that a web server initiates a tcp connection to a browsing client? [closed]

when users use browser to visit a web site, it is of course the client send TCP SYN to initiate a tcp connection with the web server. I'm wondering are there any cases that a web server initiates a ...
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Video in Google's Home Page [duplicate]

On Special Ocasions , like today being Mother's day , Google puts a video like animation in its webpage. The concept of the animation is intriguing. I wish to know more details about it. So far i am ...
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The quickest way to change text font when browsing web?

I often want to set the text on my screen to some of my favourite fonts (e.g. Candara, Century Gothic, ...). To do that I use inspect element in the browser to change the css font of the element as ...
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Convert responsive web page to PDF

Couldn't decide if this is a question better for Stack Overflow or Superuser, but I'll start here. I have Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro, and with that, the Convert Web Page to PDF button that displays in IE. ...
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DNS domain which resolves names to local IP addresses

Is there a domain name which resolves something like "domain192-168-1-128" to the IP 192.168.1.128 ? I am trying to test a site on my local network which uses "subdomains" (e.g. ...
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How do I build a web based interface? [closed]

I have few command line Perl based tools, which are used to download and process text data. What I want to do, is to create some web based interface which will allow easier access to these data ...
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How can I locally cache pictures from a web-page so it loads faster?

I am, on a nearly daily basis, accessing my companies staff directory that is hosted on our wiki. The "problem" (and I use the term loosely) is that when I load the page everybody has a picture ...
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Why do some domains ban me when using local proxy server?

I'm working on a web filter that uses a local proxy. I'm using indy to do all the work but when I'm testing, occasionally a website will block me. Why would this be? And if the proxy is local, surely ...
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oVirt requirements and other web based mgmt tools for kvm

I'm evaluating different virtualization management tools for KVM virtualization. I've a kvm ready server with 32GB ram. I'm looking for web based management tools where different people can ...
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How to configure “Run server-based XPages applications directly on Domino server”?

Running XPages in Notes Client (XPiNC) the same way as XPages are run when you access them with web browser (without any local HTTP task) is a feature that I requested about 3 years ago. It finally ...
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Load a page without loading a cached page

Here is the situation I have. I have a page that is generated using a bash script (basically echo and some other command >> a html file). I have a link to this page. If I "clear private data" or never ...
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Mock-up with WebFonts in Illustrator

I am working on a web design that will be using webfonts from typekit or fontdeck, etc, but need to work with them in Illustrator to determine layouts, type combinations, sizes, etc. I cant find ...
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Weird font displayed on websites

I am running Windows 7 on a Dell XPS M1640 I have downloaded and installed a lot of fonts recently and I think this is were my problem began. I started to notice that some (not all) websites would ...
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Is it possible for many domain names to share one IP address?

Is it possible for many domain names to share one IP address? For example, www.xjtl.com, www.fmie.com, sdmfl.com, etc. Hundreds of domain names share just one IP – when you do a DNS query for each of ...
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Why is web text distorted?

On various websites text is distorted, this is happening in both Chrome and IE, but only to certain parts of text - the same page can show both normal and distorted text. See the two screen grabs ...
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Are there any browser limits to the length of a line in HTML?

Do any browsers (Internet Explorer in particular) have bugs relating to the length of a line in HTML source code? Assuming the source code is being optimised for HTML parsers/renderers and not for ...
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Standard/RFC for HTTP sessions?

HTTP as a protocol is stateless. RFC 2965 defines the state mechanism for HTTP (cookies), but then there is also the concept of HTTP sessions. Cookies are used for tracking the user session (using ...
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Set up a public web page for free [closed]

Is there a reliable website which allows you to publish a web page of mainly static text content? I just need to put up a page for others to see it, even if it is temporary (e.g. URL expires after 15 ...
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Dynamic DNS checking site?

Basically, I use to have a site bookmarked that would create a unique subdomain and forward you there, then, when you do a DNS lookup on that subdomain it would mark the DNS IP down and give it to you ...
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Saving webpage as app

I have a tiny web page, literally about 10 lines of pure HTML, not even any css or js. I'd like to save this as an app that I can use on my iMac. What would be the best way to do this? It uses a ...
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Looking for a web-based SVN code browser (alternative for Trac); anything like Google Code?

I'm using Trac as a web interface to an internal SVN repository. The source code browser is not the best one, so I'm looking for an alternative. Ideally, I'd like to have an interface similar to ...
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How do I block orkut.com on a shared PC?

My PC is also used by my son who has this habit of overspending time on orkut.com How can I limit his time using orkut?
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Centralized IIS to redirect to other IIS servers

Basically what im after is to have a centralized IIS Server on the Local LAN where port 80/443 would be forwarded to from the router. Then through this server it can forward/redirect the requests to ...
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Upload a file on local server and share a link with others to download [closed]

I want to share a link with others (friends, family) which will enable them to download a file from my home-based server. The link should be generated each time I choose a specific file to share, ...
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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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Is there a browser based interface for running command line on your host?

I know I can manually run it through PHP's exec() command but I was hoping if there was a ready to download and deploy PHP-based system that could act as a bridge and terminal and you can run commands ...
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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 ...