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Weird browser behavior when opening webpage

This happens quite often in both firefox and chrome and its quite annoying. Scenario: I middle click on a link, opening a webpage in a new tab, the tab opens. The pages loads, saying "waiting for ", ...
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Is there any online web application for daily activity logs [closed]

I am looking for daily calendar-like apps, but ones that have some text editor attached for every day. All I want to do is that when I open that page, it should open the text editor for that day and ...
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How can I copy the link in Google without openning the link and the “Google stuff” in the URL? [closed]

I want to copy a link in Google without opening that link and without the "Google stuff". When I use my browser by right-clicking the link and selecting Copy Link Location, it copies a very long ...
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How to disable right click on certain websites

I am not asking this question from a web developer but from an end-user. I am using several web sites (google drive, evernote and so on) that have context menu that activates upon a right click event....
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Why is it safe to view pictures in e-mails from a browser but not from a mail client?

Mail clients have an option that is turned on by default to not display pictures in emails for security reasons. However browsers will always automatically display pictures in emails. Why is viewing ...
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How to make googlebot to crawl a page? [closed]

What is the best way of forcing googlebot to crawl the page? I've put up Google analytics, registered site with Google webmaster. I've done great deal of SEO work on the website with keywords and ...
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How to add a bookmark to an arbitrary URL in Safari?

This is more 'merely competent user' than 'super user' but how does one create a bookmark to a URL in Safari? If I have a URL to a download (i.e. a resource with a MIME type that causes a download ...
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How to convert current java web application to a portable desktop/mobile application [closed]

I have an already built web application (kind of a tutorial) which runs on a touchscreen Kiosk. The application is written in Java and runs on Firefox. How the application works (Skip reading this ...
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How can I automate sending a form and saving the result web page? [closed]

I have a site where on the page is text input field and submit button. I need to put numbers 1 to 100 in that text field and save the resulting page after the submit button has been clicked. So I ...
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Can VPN or TOR protect me from my ISP [closed]

For connecting to internet I need to open the ISPs website and login. I believe during this my IP address can be tracked. So how will VPN or TOR help here. If not any other solution?
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Redirecting a virtual apache webpage

I know there are already several posts asking about redirecting webpages but I can not seem to find exactly what I am looking for. I have a website (for example www.example.com) that needs to be ...
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How to use internet anonymously [closed]

Let's say someone has decided to track my internet actively. He knows my email and Skype id. How do I work on internet securely? What kind of software do I need to cover my tracks? Also how to prevent ...
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When does a cached website refresh?

If i go to example.com [placeholder for different website] it creates the numerous cache entries in the browser for different items on the page and two entries for example.com. One of which expires in ...
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Make chrome webpages available offline

I'm travelling today and want to do some work on the plane/train etc. I won't have access to the internet but there's a few web pages I'd like to have available for reference. Is there anyway to ...
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Solution for archiving and rapidly searching/browsing large numbers of photos on a NAS? [closed]

I'm an amateur photographer, and have over the course of several years managed to accumulate somewhere in the neighborhood of a terabyte of photographs. I've got a little personal linux server ...
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tracking visitors to site get name of corporate network [closed]

Is there a way to track visitors on my site and provide me with reports on the visitors beyond just the city/state but precisely maybe the Corporation name / Hospital name if it was browsed from their ...
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How to download Google Doodle for offline usage?

I used to play Google Doodle daily. Can anyone say where can I download Google Doodle? I'd like to play Google Doodle on my home PC offline.
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Safari crashed often

My safari crashed recently with the following log. What's the problem and what should I do? I have tried to restart my mac but useless. Thanks in advance! Process: Safari [419] Path: ...
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how do create multiple layers of cycle with MS Word

How can I do something like this in MS Word? So far what I've being able to do is just a single layer of cycle using Cycle option of SmartArt. How can I bring in more cycles into a cycles? If it's ...
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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 do I find the static IP of a website?

Suppose the web site can be visited through a static IP. How can I find what it is?
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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? [duplicate]

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 testing,...
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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 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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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 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 ...