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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.
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what's a virtual dedicated host?

I understand what's a VPS, and what's a dedicated host. But what's a virtual dedicated hosting??
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My website won't resolve on my browser!

I own a website (shared hosting with a hosting service). When I try to open the website my browser won't/can't open it. In IE it says "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" I contacted my ...
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Web fonts not displaying correctly in some browsers

When I view certain sites I get text that looks outlined like the image below: The first font in the font-family css for this is helvetica neue. I'm on a windows machine and don't have this font, ...
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Get Firefox to ignore HTML 5 autocomplete tag setting?

With HTML 5 there is a new attribute called autocomplete. If it's set to autocomplete=off, then the browser does not store the password. How can I override this setting, short of modifying the ...
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Writing an “event board” heads up display, status board type program? [closed]

I'm interested in writing the software that controls one of those event boards, you know the kind I'm talking about, like the status board that they have over at Panic. Anyways I'd like it to display ...
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How to get a perfect local copy of a web page?

No matter what browser I've tried (even Chrome), when saving a web page as local files, it's never quite exact. Lots of JavaScript & such seems to trip it up. I'm looking for some way to get a ...
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web based scanning solution [closed]

Are you guys aware of any web based scanning software? I prefer open source, if not commercial. You should be able to scan documents and upload directly onto a web server? perhaps based on ActiveX...
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Web-based, open-source, schedule application for small team? [closed]

A friend of mine works in a small team (5 people) and they don't have any application to keep track of who is working on what. There are a lot of questions asked here about application for project ...
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Contact PC from PC or Mac (preferred) not on LAN

I'm going to be doing the website for my church, which is where the server is, but I'd like to be able to access the files from home. Could I do this from my Mac? If so how? If not, how would I do it ...
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How do I run Python scripts on a web host that doesn't support command line access?

I have a webhost that doesn't allow command line access and yet they say you can run python scripts....how?
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wget mirror not getting everything

I'm running wget -mk --no-check-certificate https://singpolyma.net/ And it seems to be pulling down all the pages and resources and blog posts, but it's missing a large number of the ...
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GUI program to locally analyze server / web logs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Web log files analyzer I have a web server log file locally that I would like to extract unique visitors and downloads from, possibly visualised on a time-line. However, ...
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Need GUI alternative to nano via ssh to edit css and php web files

In my job I am forced to using nano via ssh to edit css and php web files but I would rather use a modern GUI editor with code hints, color coding and easy cut and paste. I am really a designer but ...
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How to get the image address behind the flash shell in this website?

THe following image is linked through a flash player. Any way to dig out the real address? web page: http://store.nike.com/us/en_us/?l=shop,pdp,ctr-inline/cid-1/pid-361818/pgid-361817 useful image ...
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What are the benefits of using a software RSS reader versus an online source?

I've been using online RSS readers for a long time, but was never able to find a single service that gave me everything I wanted. I've reviewed the answers on this question and figured that I would ...
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How does “Same Origin Policy” protect us?

Someone can please explain to me how does the "Same Origin Policy" feature protect us from web attacks (XSS,CSRF, etc)?
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Output all links from website

I've read related questions, but haven't get answer. I need to download all images from a simple html site. It has a lot of pages. I'm going to grab all images links from all pages (then I'll download ...
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A cloud based notepad - must be stable

I need to make a few lists and such for a trip to India that I need on the web to access from any computer from India. Now, here are my problems. If I do it on paper, I'll lose it by the time I get ...
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Port Forwarding Apache Web Server

I am trying to setup my local pc to be visible to the WWW. I already use apache/mysql on my local pc - day to day but now i want to make it visible online. My real goal isn't to run a website but just ...
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Why already set NAT info in router but not working?

I'm using ADSL service from ISP. The ADSL modem has only 1 LAN port and that port is connected to my PC. The LAN IP of my computer is 192.168.1.100, and I have apache running on localhost ...
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Why are some websites not accessible from one computer on a network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I traceroute or access certain websites in my browser even though I can ping them from terminal? I'm running a MacBook Pro connected via WiFi to my home ...
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Problems viewing some bit.ly images [closed]

When I visit this page, I get this ugly image: I checked with 4 browsers (Firefox, Chromium, Epiphany, IE) and get the same results. Some other people don't experience the problem. What's ...
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WiFi or Bluetooth controllable power outlet

I am looking for some sort of thing that I could plug a lamp into that would then plugin into the wall that would allow me to control it (ie turn it on and off) via a web interface, or via a web API ...
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How can I create a link that adds my event to others' calendars?

I want to make it easy for people who sign up for one of my events to add the event's data to their calendars. I'd like to make it so easy that they just click a link on my site and their calendars ...
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Web based mail that works on Windows and Linux and supports mbox

I am looking for a locally hosted web based mail client that will work on Windows (Vista and up) as well as Linux. Right now, I use mutt (Cygwin mutt on Windows), but I was wondering if there was a ...
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Can I set up a website on a wifi router? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hotel like Wifi manager Sounds like a silly question, but bear with me.. If you go into Peet's Coffee and access the wifi, you're taken to a web page that requires a ...
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Display invisible characters in Firefox

Is there a way to visualize hidden(invisible) characters in Firefox? (or other browser) like MS Word (or other text editors) does? Say, I want to see (count) spaces, newlines, other invisible ...
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Is it my ISP's fault that I mostly cannot browse over HTTPS?

When I browse sites over HTTPS (specifically GitHub and Twitter) it sometimes works, but mostly it doesn't. Web pages often fail to load and my web browser shows that "the server unexpectedly dropped ...
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Time and expense registration tracking tool

I am currently using a program named WorkBook - and am now looking for a cheaper replacement. Preferable free - open source software! I only use the time registration and expense registration parts ...
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Anyone know of a “live” markup/comments/revision FireFox/Chrome extension?

When I'm asked to do revisions on a Website, I usually have the non-technical editor print out pages in question with comments/revisions written in ink, but this obviously has it's drawbacks. I was ...
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How do I display a small browser-less website on my screen?

I am looking for a way to display some information I have on a web server (just some text) in a small window (always on top) at the top of the screen - kind of like a popup. It should be just some ...
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Easy web authoring software for a band? Easy Design and Updates are the priorities

My band needs to put together a website. What's a good piece of software for managing updates? I don't want my bandmates to have to go in and edit code to update the front page with a new show, or ...
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Cannot access apache webserver running on home network from internet

I am trying to setup apache web server in my home network. I followed the instructions found at http://www.boutell.com/newfaq/creating/hostmyown.html. I have a d-link dir-601 router with a cable ...
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Tool that generate navigation from images

I have some of images and i want tool that allow me define a are on image that when click it navigate to another image and so on in all images ... i wish tool generate results as web pages
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Can't connect to the internet in Windows Vista

I have a Windows Vista computer which i have used for about 2 years without any issues. Recently, i started having problems connecting to the internet with this Vista computer. My other XP Computers ...
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How to host a webserver through NAT?

I've come across many "How to host something while behind NAT" but none are like my situation (I knew how to host a server through a simple NAT anyway). This is how my ISP works... First, start off ...
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Will using Tor prevent the administrator of a home network from tracking what sites I visit?

I'm not home very often, but when I am, I would like to be able to browse privately. I believe my home network is monitored for my younger siblings, but I'm not sure specifically how. If I use Tor, is ...
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What is the best cross platform keyboard based web browser? [closed]

What is the best cross platform keyboard based web browser? I have tried Conkerer only so far, but would like to try others if there are any.
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Logging into webpage via script

I'm trying to automate the extraction of some information from a website that first requires me to log in. I have done this in the past (years ago) using wget, but that method no longer seems to work ...
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Windows/global setting to allow only SSL when on public Wifi?

Rather than going through each of my apps and modifying settings, or tweaking individual browser settings (I use three different browsers) or just being careful not to type non-SSL URLs into the web ...
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Is it possible to create a perma link to a page in an online PDF file?

I have a link to a PDF file online. I want to expand the link so it navigates to the desired page in the document. Is this possible?
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assign router ip address to web server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: assign router ip address to web server Port forwarding my router I have apache web server installed on my computer and I have a static ip address but when I open that ...
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Security Beyond a Username/Password?

I have a webapp that requires security beyond that of a normal web application. When any user visits the domain name, they are presented with two text fields, a username field, and a password field. ...
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Clipboard app that automatically saves to Web share folder?

I currently use SnagIt and have used Windows 7 Snipping tools. These tools allow you to copy a piece of your screen the clipboard and then paste it into other applications on your desktop. They work ...
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Web based simple interface for elderly user [closed]

I have an elderly grandfather who enjoys using his computer for email and games. He is unable to effectively use more advanced interface elements like the 'start menu' in windows. Currently he is ...
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How to check whether my browser is IPv6 enabled?

Is there some way to check if I have access to websites through IPv6?
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How can I check if a website is publicly accessible? [closed]

While on an intranet, how can I distinguish whether a website is available publicly or not? I gave a link to someone and then realized that he could not access it because it was on the intranet. Is ...
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Chrome: Selecting a link by doing search on its text

I'm trying to use my computer using the keyboard exclusively, without touching the mouse. When browsing the web it can get hard. I use Tab to select links, but there are often dozens of links on a ...
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Windows tool to resize / crop images before uploading to web site

I'm supporting some non-techie users on Windows XP who are occasionally required to upload images to a web content management system. The source images come in many forms: JPEG, TIFF, EPS, etc. Before ...