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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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Best way to view tomcat logs from web

There is a tomcat installation. There is need to view its logs (catalina.out and maybe some more) through web. There is a way to set up apache webserver to look into folder and return logs as ...
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How can I stop “clipboard hijacking” globally? [duplicate]

this is getting to be a real bugbear of mine, and from what i understand it's becoming more common. a few of you might have heard of tynt, a site that offers clipboard-hijacking services. with their ...
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Search links within a web page

I have a page that links multiple documents. I'd like to perform a recursive search (starting at that page and then recursing through links) for a given text phrase. I'm wondering if there is a ...
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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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what is the minimum CPU speed we need to test an application for 100 virtual users load?

The application uses Windows domain for its authentication, followed by one more layer of authentication. I'm trying to run 100 virtual users on this application using JMeter, but seeing 100% CPU ...
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How are wiki articles with slashes in their titles handled? [closed]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nip/tuck http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POW/MIA_flag Simply put, how are pages like these processed by the server or the wiki? Is there a directory named POW or do ...
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Quicktime Video not playing on Google Chrome even after installing plug-in

Even after downloading QuickTime for Windows from Apple website , the video on the following URL still resists to play. http://www.mhvt.net/quicktime/eng/vtc/affiliate_spam/folder_permission.php
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FTP Upload Corrupting PDF

I have a 100kb PDF file that we'll call Test.pdf. I'm using FTP to put Test.pdf on my website. However, the PDF is corrupted when it arrives on the website. So as a diagnostic test, I ran: $ ...
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// Vs http:// when including remote content

My website content is served over SSL and my webpage uses Google Adsense. In The ad code the javascript file is included from: //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js I would just ...
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can a hacked DNS make a fake certificate seem legitimate?

I'm doing some traveling right now, so I've been doing a lot of reading about secure browsing on unprotected public networks. My understanding is that if you're using HTTPS and your browser indicates ...
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Can a set view of a webpage turned into something like a desktop widget?

edit I'm interested to do this on Windows, Linux and Mac. :) I am curious if there is already a way to create something like a desktop widget out of only a selected part of a webpage. There are many ...
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Userscript to bypass websites that disable right clicking in the browser?

I'm using a website that uses the following code in their html source (as discussed here on Stack Overflow), as a way to disable right-clicking on the web page: <body oncontextmenu="return ...
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How can I redirect requests to one website in my Wi-Fi to another site?

For example, whenever someone tries to go to apple.com, I want them to go to another website, but just when someone connects to my Wi-Fi. Maybe by using dnsmasq? Please don't be afraid to ask for ...
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Configure wireless router to only allow web access

I have a (very common inexpensive) wireless Cisco router at the office where I work. The manager wanted to know if there's a way to configure the router to allow only web access. How would I go about ...
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Redirection sends me to the same page when I press “Back”

On some websites, when you hit the "Back" button, the browser attempts to go to the previous web page, but the current page opens up again. It happens even when the original page has finished loading. ...
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Scan all available requests on website [closed]

I would like to scan some website for all available requests/api requests that can be done on this server, is there any way to do that? Thanks
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Why is @ in email address sometimes written as [at] on webpages?

Why is @ sometimes in webpages written as [at]? Does it have any specific reason ?
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What To Make Of Encoded URLs in Log Files

I have been getting URL requests in my Web server log files for sometime, but I don't quite understand what they are. For instance: GET ...
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Assigning 2 IP addresses from my ISP for gaming and web hosting

I have a Windows Server 2003 that I want to use to host my company's website and a game server for MineCraft. I have a few links bookmarked in regards to setting up the web and game server but no idea ...
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what is meant by the term webometrics [closed]

I have come across the term Webometrics.Actually the term Webmetrics has been used in my application. Are the two terms different from each other. If same could someone explain this term. If different ...
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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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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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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. It has 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 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 ...