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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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How to wait until a page is loaded before rendering it?

I am writing a research paper that includes a comparison between two dynamic web apps. Namely, I want to compare the time it takes to accomplish a similar task on both of the apps. I know that one of ...
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Determining if Heroku app is loading quickly [on hold]

I recently signed up for Heroku and created a landing page. I want to know if users are waiting only reasonable amounts of time for the page to load when they click on one of my ads. Blitz.io seems ...
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Use DownloadThemall to download complete webpages? [duplicate]

Suppose there is a webpage which contains links to other webpages which contains images. I would like to download those linked webpages completely (i.e. including those images). In the webpage, there ...
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How to open mobile versions of websites on tablet

I have Samsung Tab S SM-T700 tablet run on Android KitKat. While I am surfing on the internet, it continuously opens web versions of mobile sites. It is only 8.4 inch and I want it to open mobile ...
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Can I have a custom button in gmail UI so current message will be autoreplied with canned response and archived then next one displayed? [migrated]

I keep receiving hundreds of emails which I usually reply with the same canned response. It takes dosen of clicks per each email. Can I have a custom button in gmail UI so current message will be ...
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Hosting videos on personal server [closed]

Novice question. I want to stream some videos via a personal website. However I don't want to use any of the commercial hosting sites like veoh, youtube or anything else. So, the question is : How ...
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Possible to get a virus from just visiting a website? [duplicate]

This has been something that has been on my mind for quite some time now. I have some experience with Javascript and know that it has a function that can store files on a user's computer. My question ...
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Httrack filter links with certain pattern

I am trying to use httrack to download an entire webarchive from archive.org. The idea is to download only the archive links (as many as possible), but only the links that are really from the archive ...
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How to download a website from the archive.org Wayback Machine?

I want to get all the files for a given website at archive.org. Reasons might include: the original author did not archived his own website and it is now offline, I want to make a public cache from ...
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Nginx/Owncloud not accessable from outside my local network

I've got a Raspberry Pi with Nginx and Owncloud installed. I forwarded ports 80 and 443 in my router. When I type my DDNS adress on my Pi, it opens my Owncloud page without any problems, but from ...
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Esky barcode scanner: how to disable the <Enter> after the scan

Have a Esky USB barcode reader, model 261-0300-01. After the scan id adds the "Enter" and the application continues. I would like it to input just the scan without the "Enter" so I can see / edit the ...
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How to create thumbnail of any file format in asp.net?

I am trying to create thumbnail of .docx, .excel, .pdf etc many format. I have problem how to create thumbnail of dynamic content in web form of asp.net.
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gmail url targeting specific account [closed]

How to create a link to Gmail targeting a specific account to login? Something like this: http://www.gmail.com/user@gmail.com So when the user clicks the link, s/he won't have to fill the 'Email' ...
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Is it possible to download using the Windows command line?

Without using any non-standard (Windows included) utilities, is it possible to download using the Windows command line? The preferred version is Windows XP, but it's also interesting to know for ...
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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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Downloading file from (your download will start shortly) page

How can i download a file with curl (or any other alternative) that make user wait until download start for example enter link description here i tried curl -O -J -L ...
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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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Can a DNS domain name point to a folder on a server?

So I have a DNS domain name for my computer so that I can connect to it easily without remembering my IP address every time and it works great. I also have a website that is being hosted off my ...
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How to make web icon open with specific browser?

I have an icon on my desktop for a website called QUAKE LIVE and I use Google Chrome as my default browser. The website isn't compatible with Google Chrome, but it with Mozilla Firefox. Is there any ...
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Web Audio API support on iOS [closed]

I am trying to get this Web Audio API example to run on iOS (7.x, 8.x) Safari/Chrome: http://www.smartjava.org/examples/webaudio/example3.html But unfortunately it won't. Can anyone explain why? // ...
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How to make my first recorded script repeat automatic to the next windows tab or web browser with one key storkes

Yes I mean web browsers,.. I also used ctrl + tab to navigate between windows tab or web browser... however I sometimes open up to 10 tabs for inputting the same information over and over again, ...
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How to prove that a website has certain content today? [closed]

I am engaged in a disagreement with a website as to whether or not they violated their terms of service, and I'd like to be able to take a snapshot of the site's content and TOS before they change it, ...
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PHP - Does it replace the index? [closed]

PHP is a mystery for me. In the FTP main directory of my website, I uploaded 2 files: a.txt and b.txt. If I enter my website address in my browser I can view both a.txt and b.txt. However when I ...
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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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Creation date of zip file

Is there any way how can I get creation date of zip file which is stored on server? Or even better when the file was uploaded on server? I do not have access to the server disk, I can only download ...
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How can I make flash remember my low quality setting?

I play a web browser game but I have a very old laptop. The graphics are too heavy on my resources and setting the quality to low improves performance. But it keeps resetting to high every time I log ...
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Looking for a web-based SVN code browser (alternative for Trac); anything like Google Code? [closed]

I'm using Trac as a web interface to an internal SVN repository. The source code browser is not the best one, so I'm looking for an alternative. Ideally, I'd like to have an interface similar to ...
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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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is it possible to determine through the internet or google, how large a website is in mb (GB)

Like if I was going to be someplace remote and I needed Wikipedia in its entirety or Stack Overflow in its entirety, is there a way to see how large a specific web domain is in GB? This link is to a ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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How to invert web pages colour scheme in Firefox?

I use to browse web in a dark room and would prefer if the backgrounds would be dark and text would be light instead of the opposite which is much more common. I suppose this can be achieved with some ...
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Why is this MSKB article not viewable on some systems?

Once in a great while, I get a real head-scratcher. The following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945011 does not work as expected on some systems, but does on others. On some systems, it ...
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HAProxy to handle multiple application subfolders in the same port

I have one application running on tomcat port 8086, and also Haproxy acting as a web server, I can load the application by going to IP/appname but this application has 3 different folders. I need to ...
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How can I point my domain to a host without turning over the nameservers?

I have a domain name on GoDaddy, and a site hosted on Network Solutions. Not my choices -- I'm helping out a family member who already has that arrangement. Currently, the domain's nameserver records ...
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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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How does HTTP become stateless?

HTTP is said to be stateless. Meaning, it doesn’t need to store information for the transmission of data. But HTTP uses TCP, which is state oriented. If that's the case, how does HTTP becomes ...
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Mac firewall blocking nginx (port 80) from external side

I installed nginx using ports and started it with sudo. Accessing the nginx welcome page from localhost works perfectly, however accessing it from an external computer fails. Doing an nmap on the ...
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Linux hosting with web-based shell access

I am looking for a service that gives user some computing resources, a Linux OS and a preferably web browser based shell access. Are there any services that you can recommend? The bandwidth usage ...
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Can't access website on one computer, but ok on another

I was able to access aescryp.com the other day. The I was trying to view/download the user guide found here: https://www.aescrypt.com/documentation/ (on Windows). Right after that I couldn't get ...
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Fonts on StackExchange websites looking ugly after installing Helvectica on PC

As mentioned in the title, I installed Helvetica fonts on my PC and now all Stackexchange websites look ugly! Before them links at the top use to look very smooth and sharp! I still need Helvetica ...
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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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Can wget with .warc output be stopped and re-continued?

I've issued the following wget command: wget --recursive --no-clobber --page-requisites --html-extension --convert-links --wait=20 http://examplesite.org --warc-file=examplesite.org It's continued ...
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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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How to build a radar graph? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to make a graph like this? Preferably in excel or using a simple online tool? There is similar on this web-site, but not exact. I need to have 4 sections, each containing 5-6 ...
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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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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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override reformatting in forms by webmaster?

I'm at a website, trying to complete an important form for work. The webmaster created a form that reformats the phone number to add a "-", but the form does not accept submissions of phone numbers ...
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Korean support for Adobe Flash

I have to go to Korean websites a good amount; however, there are some times when Korean is not being displayed well at all. It took me a while to figure out why certain Korean test was displayed ...
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What makes LastPass so secure?

I can't simply understand how using LastPass is secure. All an attacker need to do is to compromise the single LastPass account and then he has also compromised all other websites. What's so good ...