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Online white board application? [closed]

I'm looking for a online scratching site, that allows me to type while others can view my text but not able to modify it, is there some sites like that ? And best do not require login
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How to get a single HTML page accessible from the web — no cost [closed]

I need to load one html page to the web without any server and without paying for this service. What are my options?
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How to get to know the static IP of the web site

Suppose the web site can be visited through static IP, how to get to know the static IP?
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Command line browser with js support

Does anybody know good command line browser with js support? Ideally I need following ability: some-browser http://example.com > ~/page.html It means that cli browser download html, execute js ...
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How can I get Opera speed-dial and password management features in other browsers?

I heavily rely on Opera's speed dial and password management features. Lack of these two features is really stopping me from switching to another web browser such as Chrome or Firefox. Opera's ...
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How can I open a site blocked by the ISP?

I use Linux and connect to the internet with a modem, but many sites are blocked by the ISP in Indonesia. How can I open a blocked site? It's not a porn site.
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Any program to tunnel MS-DOS application through internet?

How to make legacy MS-DOS application accessible remotely through internet retaining it's command line mode - so the remote site feels like accessing that application locally? It's a MS-DOS legacy ...
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Lock/disable the zoom on Chrome Browser

Is there a way to disable/lock the mouse/touchpad zoom in the Chrome browser? I find myself accidentally triggering ctrl-wheel or touchpad-two-finger far more often than do intentionally. As an ...
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Which browser does not support Unicode in URLs? [closed]

One time, one guy has come to the office and showed me that Polish characters in a website URL's path part was percentage-encoded. Currently, I'm looking for browser with similar behaviour for ...
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preferred location for web app files, outside of /var/www

I am very new to Linux, and I just installed Ubuntu. It really is exciting and I already installed my own apache and mysql. The server is running. I have my website's files under /var/www but some ...
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Convert selection to PDF in Google Chrome

There are Google Chrome plugins that convert entire web pages into PDF, but are there any plugins or other software that convert only the selected area in a web page to PDF?
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Why does apache write its own process ID in httpd.pid?

I am new to Apache and debugging issues caused by it. I have come to understand that when Apache starts up, it writes its own process ID in httpd.pid in a human-readable format as explained here. I ...
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Unicode support between different OS and browsers

I would like to develop a web application that uses Unicode. The problem is that I don't know if the user supports the full Unicode set or not. Is the Unicode support dependent on the browser or the ...
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perform actions on a web page from desktop shortcut

I'm looking for a way to create windows desktop shortcuts that will open a web page and execute a javascript function in that page. The page is a form for filling attendance hours with a function to ...
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How can I mount/mirror/symlink individual web-published files onto my hard drive?

Basically I want to download a file, but then have it automatically update if the web version changes. I'm expecting the web version to have a static URL. I'd like to be able to move the file ...
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Easy solution to monitoring & blocking connections to non-malicious services, IP's, and tracking companies

Our family lives in the middle of nowhere, so the only high-speed internet available is Verizon's 3G mobile broadband. We have the highest package available, yet continually go over the 10GB limit and ...
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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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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 ...