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Set preferred language in Chrome and other Google services

Whenever I'm abroad and access Google's search (via Chrome browser, on my own laptop) or other Google services, they are presented to me in the local language. How can I get Google services displayed ...
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Where can a find a video search site with an HD filter? [closed]

Is there any site that I can use to search YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, etc. for HD videos in 720p and up? Some time ago I recall being able to do this with Google Video Search but that feature is ...
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Where can you see the data that's been recorded by a tracking cookie?

I've always read that cookies can, and do, store sensitive information such as OTHER websites that you've visited outside the one to which the cookie belongs. I've started to read up about it and can ...
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Tabs and Url bar on same toolbar in web browser

Does anyone know of a web browser that puts the tabs, url bar, back/forward buttons, etc... on the same toolbar by default? I know this is possible in Firefox but it never looks very good. Something ...
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Access my home files via web browser

I am looking for a solution to access the files on my home computer using nothing but a browser. I do not want to have to download any client software (Java ok). I do not care about sharing or ...
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Outlook Web Access SMTP?

How would I connect my school's Outlook Web Access to my iPhone. Would I use Microsoft Exchange or the SMTP server. And if I use SMTP / Exchange, how do I find the details for these. I have my school ...
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How do I prevent google from giving me an “id” cookie in Firefox?

I run Mozilla Firefox with Private Browsing, so each time I start a browser there are no cookies. Unfortunately for me, the first chance it gets, google gives me an "id" cookie, since it notices ...
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OSX 10.4.11 connected usb dongle to internet but no web access, wifi ok any browser

I have a macbook running 10.4.11 and can connect to the internet using a BT dongle (ZTEUSB Modem) but cannot access any websites through any browser. I have ditched preference files, in fact anything ...
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Dreamweaver's “Apply Source Formatting” is great - can you recommend an alternative?

I've never found a tool that works as well as Dreamweaver's "Apply Source Formatting", but I don't own it (and wouldn't choose to use it for anything else). I use Espresso on a day-to-day basis and ...
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How to find out session timeout duration? [closed]

Is there a way to find out how long does a website timeout user's session? By looking into cookie? Or is it server side controlled?
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Do web browsers cache SSL certificates?

Do any web browsers cache SSL server certificates? For example, if I change the SSL certificate on a web server, will all of the web browsers pick up the new certificate when they connect via SSL, or ...
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How To Capture My ISP Name? [closed]

Is there any website which can capture my ISP name?
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How to do web searches in text-only web browsers

I usually use google but whenever I load it in a text browser I have to press down several times to go to the field where you enter the search string. This is redundant. How do people use text-only ...
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Google Chrome Developer Tools data transfer size

In Google Chrome when using the Network Panel to monitor files being transfered from a site, the total size of the data transfered is given at the bottom of the list. Does this figure reflect the size ...
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Cheap Back up solutions with a public API

I am looking for relatively cheap mass storage solutions like http://www.backblaze.com/ that has a public API. We are currently using S3 but need to lower the costs. This content will not be ...
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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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Are there any fonts with Asian coverage that can be used freely on web-pages?

I have searched through the site but didn't find anything related to my question so I'm asking; I also hope this is the right place to ask. I've tried to look around but there seems to be lack of ...
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Can I e-mail as WAV file and get back a MP3 file? [closed]

Is there a service where I could e-mail as WAV file and get it back a MP3 file?
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How to succeed in submitting an application on a high-traffic website

I'm curious: Sometimes there are different events, when websites cannot handle their traffic. (usually starts at precise time until sold/booked/etc.) For example: Class registration at schools, Sale ...
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Customer support ticketing software

I am looking for an open source (or relatively inexpensive) customer support ticketing solution. My friend has launched a new software tool to help people learn guitar and is looking for a web-based ...
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Why do webpages sometimes appear as plain HTML before a refresh

this has started happening quite frequently since a week or so. It is far from a major problem, but more of a annoyance. Sometime, when I go on a webpage, the page seems to load as plain HTML. Then, ...
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How to monitor web access in my network

Is there a free alternative to something like Webmarshal? I would like to log every website that is accessed from my network. Just logging – no blocking or filtering, but I guess most of the ...
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Text renders awfully in Chrome on a PC, yet fine in all other modern web browsers

A web project I'm currently writing has awful text rendering in Chrome 15.0 on Windows and below, despite text rendering perfectly on all other modern web browsers on both Mac/PC. Internet Explorer ...
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Is there a way I can connect to my computer through a domain or IP that bypasses a router? Similar to how Team Viewer does screen sharing?

So, I want to show some people a rails app I've been working on, And I can't get passed the firewall on the router (it's not mine / the ISP won't let us have access to it). So, is there some sort ...
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How do I cache a web application offline?

My boss quite regularly has to demo our web application to clients in a situation with no WiFi available and sketchy 3G access - quite often, the 3G lets him down. I have considered setting a copy of ...
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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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Port Forwarding in DLINK ADSL Router

I am currently using DLINK DSL-2520u Modem to test my web site by locally hosting and checking it over internet. As it is a single port router I have only attached one pc,(Which is at 192.168.1.2) to ...
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How can I save a sound clip that a website loads in a JavaScript player? [closed]

I really like the music clip that loads in the JavaScript-based player here. How can I save it to my computer?
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WebFront for sharing diskspace

I just set up an Ubuntu server with 4 TB of Raid 5 space and a public IP, and I would like to share it with my family and friends. Is there any easy Web Frontend, with authentication and quotas, to ...
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How can I edit Javascript of a website like in CSS Pivot?

I want to edit and run Javascript on a website. Then, I'd like to save it for re-accessing it later. What I'm describing is exactly like CSS Pivot, but only for Javascript. Sharing with others is not ...
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Which sites reject crawler requests?

Is there any site which can be rejected by a crawler? I am using the Burp Suite crawler for the time being to crawl the sites. I want to know when and in which cases a crawler fails to retrieve the ...
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MediaWiki like wiki, but with user management?

I really like the syntax of MediaWiki, and that it doesn't use a rich editor, but I would very much like if it had user management. As far as I can tell, the page is either locked or open for anyone ...
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Linux: Share my hard drive on the web

Is there a simple turnkey app for Linux that makes a folder, say my user directory, accessible on the public internet with a nice browser-based file management interface? I'm looking for a smart, ...
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I need a good split-screen WYSIWYG editor?

Not Dreamweaver or anything else like that. I have Dreamweaver CS5. It is NOT what I'm looking for. I want something like http://HTMLedit.squarefree.com/ which I can install on my computer. Windows ...
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How can I disable arrow key hijacking on websites?

Sort of like preventing websites from disabling your ability to right click. Some websites hijack the up and down arrows on the keyboard and give them a different function than what they normally do ...
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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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How do I get a remind for emails I sent that remain unanswered after a period of time?

Here's a simple scenario I can't find any free solutions to: I am sending an email to a client to which I want to get a response within 3 days. If I get a response, I don't want to be bothered with ...
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IIS7 Serve Website

I have a website running on my Windows 7 Professional machine under IIS7. I can access the site all day long on the machine itself using http://localhost/ but I can't access it from other computers. ...
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How do internet speed optimizers work (if they do at all)?

Are applications that claim to improve web speeds effective? If so, how? I would have guessed they were scammy, but I suppose if they can reroute traffic to a closer datacenter it might be possible?
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Creating FTP Site on IIS 7.5

I got approximately 20 web sites hosted in my IIS. Until now, I was creating ftp sites assigning them into different ftp ports for each. So that, I didn't need to type my username as in the syntax ...
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Can not connect to some ports on Local Area Network

I have 2 PCs connected by a switch. PC1--<-->--Switch--<-->--PC2 Both PCs have Windows 7. Both are able to connect and share files with each other. Both PCs can connect via remote desktop. ...
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Bulk copying all inbox messages from MS Outlook Web Access to an offline folder

How can I move a Microsoft Outlook Web Access inbox to an offline inbox? Can I download it using Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac?
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Can malware/intrusion attempt via browser, attack other computers on same local network? (Windows) (no shares setup)? [closed]

Can malware, if running within a plug-in or elsewhere within the browser, or if downloaded and executed, or within a site that attempts intrusion, attack other machines on the local network, even if ...
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Web page /method to convert Degrees, Minutes and Seconds to Decimal degrees

I need a web page, software or any other method where I can provide a list (of about 10000) location points in D°M'S" (latitude and longitude) and get the equivalent value in decimal degrees (e.g., ...
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Web Hosting at home on Old Hardware [closed]

This is a re-make of this interesting question. I've rephrased it slightly to avoid pulling aggro and to provide some quality information, as I've pondered this before, but only JUST ran the numbers.. ...
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Is there any way to prevent just popunder windows?

One of the greatest annoyances I experience almost daily while browsing the intertubes are popunder advertisment windows. Usually, they are triggered by clicking on the window somewhere, thus ...
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Permacookie Vectors

I'm looking for a list of the various ways that websites can create "permacookies". I remember seeing a website sometime probably late 2010 which enumerated about a dozen different methods websites ...
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Keeping track of all web usage in a program

Is there a program that watches your transmission and reception of data and saves it to a referable file?
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How can I download an episode of BBC Radio One (Flash based radio)

I want to download the full audio of the following program: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b012qmh7 Is there any program, extension or method that I can use to download said flash audio stream? ...
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How can I find out which technologies were used to generate a website?

How can I find out which technologies were used to generate a website? Is it possible? E.g. PHP, JSP, JSF, ASP.NET, Ruby, Python etc.