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PHP - Does it replace the index? [on hold]

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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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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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 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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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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How to prove that a website has certain content today?

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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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 ...
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Block link to certain web-page

How to block certain URL (i mean full path to exact page) in browser (Firefox prefered one), not totally web site domain name. Example: http://superuser.com/questions/ is allowed ...
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Standard/RFC for HTTP sessions?

HTTP as a protocol is stateless. RFC 2965 defines the state mechanism for HTTP (cookies), but then there is also the concept of HTTP sessions. Cookies are used for tracking the user session (using ...
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Pound: configure to handle WebSocket

Is it possible to configure pound to handle WebSocket requests? If not, what are best alternatives for a reverse proxy? I'd like to use pound or a equivalent light-weight reverse proxy.
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Set minimum font-weight property in WebKit

I use jumanji, a WebKit browser, on Arch Linux. On some sites, e.g. Europe PubMed Central, the font is nearly-unreadably light. I could force font-weight: normal in my configuration but I want bold to ...
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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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Web filtering using OpenDNS for multiple home network computers

I want to filter websites by category using OpenDNS Basic. Do I have to create an OpenDNS account per PC and then configure each manually? How do I link up multiple PCs to one OpenDNS Dashboard so I ...
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web scraping import to local website

I'm looking for a way to search for a specific product on a website and extract data from it, but without going directly to this website, like from a local website that queries information and ...
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Make a web request, cat response to stdout?

I'm working from the command line. I need to cat the response of a web request. What tool can I use to make the web request and print the response on stdout? Here's the command I'm trying to make ...
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Is it possible for many domain names to share one IP address?

Is it possible for many domain names to share one IP address? For example, www.xjtl.com, www.fmie.com, sdmfl.com, etc. Hundreds of domain names share just one IP – when you do a DNS query for each of ...
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Allow a Folder to be Downloaded on a Website by a Web Browser

So I manage our company website the best I can. What I need to do, is allow a folder and all of its contents to be downloaded by a user. I need it to be downloadable in a similar fashion as when you ...
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Get request to retrieve a file from my own web server

i am trying to do a get request to my webserver so i can retrieve a file, the file i want to retrieve is called venom.jpg and the webserver i am trying to connect to it on http://82.26.108.68/ my ...
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Removing Netflix From WMC8 And Adding Online Libraries?

I just installed Media Center on my 8.1 Pro laptop earlier and I am trying to figure a few things out. I looked for a good online guide to MC but I couldn't find one... First question, how do I get ...
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How do I get Google search request completion suggestions from console?

When one starts typing a search request on Google search page, Google shows a dropdown with some popular completion suggestions. There are often useful or funny things there. How do I get that list ...
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Free internet radio station server software with remote broadcasting?

I am in the process of creating an internet radio station, but the two djs I have for it are not able to be in one place. I need for them to be able to login to a web based broadcasting session that ...
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Access server via URL or web application

I have 2 queries listed below. 1) Is it possible to execute a command in server via a URL (HTML or JSP). examples: find hostname - http://123.456.789.1/hostname.(jsp or html) HOSTNAME ls -ltr - ...
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Web queries have slowed down after updating Excel 2003 to 2010

I built an excel workbook in windows XP. Using excel 2003. I have moved the file to excel 2010 on Windows 7 enterprise. The workbook has about 20 web queries. I had no problems in the earlier ...
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Why some utorrent files are very slow in downloading?

Why some utorrent downloading take more time although we have huge speed?? I am downloading a movie from last 1 month which is 97% completed and in that time span i completed downloading 50+ other ...
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How can I filter my internet connection based on content?

I have a WinXP PC that my children (4-14 years old) use but want to restrict some internet activity to prevent them from being exposed to some of the questionable and adult content that is available. ...
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Trace web redirection in bash script

I want to make a script to download the image at best resolution (not the preview image) from a deviantART link, as if I clicked the "Download" button. However, it seems that deviantART redirect the ...
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linux - some web pages won't load in any browser, as any user

I have an arch linux system which i haven't used in a few months. I recently logged in, updated via pacman -Syu, restarted, and tried to access my heroku account at id.heroku.com. After typing in ...