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from the wget manual (1.12): "Actually, to download a single page and all its requisites (even if they exist on separate websites), and make sure the lot displays properly locally, this author likes to use a few options in addition to ‘-p’: " wget -E -H -k -K -p http://www.example.com/ Also In case robots.txt is disallowing you add -e robots=off


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Google has off-loaded static content (JavaScript code, images and CSS) to a different domain name in an effort to reduce bandwidth usage and increase network performance for the end user. increases performance by increasing, in theory, the number of connections the browser can use, by default, most browsers will only make two connections to a single server....


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Starting with Windows 7, I believe there's one single method that hasn't been mentioned yet that's easy: Syntax: bitsadmin /transfer job_name /download /priority priority URL local\path\file Example: bitsadmin /transfer mydownloadjob /download /priority normal ^ http://example.com/filename.zip C:\Users\username\...


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Simply, a lot of modern HTML features we take for granted did not exist back in those days. There are attempts to build 'modern' browsers for older OSes - classilla, for example. You can easily load up linux onto a suitable PII or PIII system and still be able to handle a basic modern webpage. On the other hand This is google on OS/2 warp 4.52, on a ...


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Aside from allowing you to create unique, complex passwords for each site, we also offer free second factor authentication: Grid. So your username and password are not enough to access your data when Grid is used. In addition, your passwords are not stored in Firefox's or IE's password managers which are generally insecure (just run our installer and watch ...


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HTTP does not care about—and is independent of—any of the lower-level protocols used to transport itself, even though it is itself stateless. The transport technology can be TCP, or Novell’s old SPX, or SCTP, or whatever else you can dream up, and HTTP will still work the same. HTTP does require a streaming or connection-oriented protocol—and depends on ...


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Yes, this is a extremely common practice it is called a Shared Web Hosting In name-based virtual hosting, also called shared IP hosting, the virtual hosts serve multiple hostnames on a single machine with a single IP address. This is possible because when a web browser requests a resource from a web server using HTTP/1.1 it includes the requested ...


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Windows 7 includes PowerShell and there's pretty much nothing you can't do with PowerShell. Native alternative to wget in Windows PowerShell?


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It is to keep the address hidden from simple email scrapers. Spammers sometimes just scan for an email address regex to gather targets for their spam. Doesn't work on more complex email scrapers, but useful to keep some spam out of your inbox.


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How long before a website visitor sees a new website design without force refresh? Assumption: There are no cache settings in the HTML page It depends on the browser cache settings. Note: The browser settings described below can be temporarily overridden using the appropriate "Refresh" or "Forced Refresh" commands. IE There are four options ...


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Use Tor Use Firefox with Adblock and Noscript Uninstall all plugins and extensions you don't need, things like Flash, Silverlight, Java, etc. If a site offers a HTTPS version, use it. (HTTPS is encrypted, unlike HTTP) Delete your cookies between sessions. Don't give any personal information away. If your ISP offers a dynamic IP address, use it. Release ...


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To follow a link after it's found in search, press Esc followed by Enter. Chrome Search Cheat Sheet Ctrl+F to open the search box. Ctrl+G or Enter moves through all highlighted results. Ctrl+Shift+G or Shift+Enter reverse move through all highlighted results. Esc closes search box, turns off all highlights, selects the focused text/link Enter to follow a ...


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I'm not aware of an interactive browser with js support but you should have a look at PhantomJS which is defined as: PhantomJS is a headless WebKit with JavaScript API. It has fast and native support for various web standards: DOM handling, CSS selector, JSON, Canvas, and SVG. To get the page's content after it's been rendered: $ phantomjs save_page....


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gstatic.com is a cookieless domain to deliver static content for Google. See this article for more: Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site - Use Cookie-free Domains for Components When the browser makes a request for a static image and sends cookies together with the request, the server doesn't have any use for those cookies. So they only create ...


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Another method is Control + Enter (after highlighting in search).


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No. See IBM SSL overview The SSL client sends a "client hello" message that lists cryptographic information such as the SSL version and, in the client's order of preference, the CipherSuites supported by the client. The message also contains a random byte string that is used in subsequent computations. The SSL protocol allows for the "client hello" to ...


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From Google FAQ: With some exceptions, punctuation is ignored (that is, you can't search for @#$%^&*()=+[]\ and other special characters). Following here: Punctuation that is not ignored Punctuation in popular terms that have particular meanings, like [ C++] or [ C# ] (both are names of programming languages), are not ignored. ...


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What makes it secure is simply that they cannot tell anyone what your passwords are, even with a gun to their head. Even when using the web interface, your passwords are encrypted locally before being transmitted. Yes, it is true that it provides a "single point of failure" unless Grid is used. However, you could have a ridiculously strong master password - ...


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Go to Insert - Quick Parts - Field... In Field Names, select "InsertPicture". In the field "Filename or URL", put the URL to your image. Check "Data not stored in document". And eventually the 2 "Resize..." checkboxes if the size of the online image can change. That should do the trick.


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All the Doodles can be found through the Google Doodles page. For saving any given doodle, I demonstrate my approach using the same Soccer 2012 doodle as @Synetech. To simplify the manipulation I use both Firefox and IE. Open the archive page in Firefox Right-click on the doodle and choose the menu option of This Frame => Show Only This Frame : Open ...


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Shared web hosting is also for the case of different people, each with one or many different domain names, in addition to the cases of one or more different sub-domains. For example, I have about 30 domain names on a single web hosting account. The files for my "First" domain name are located in the root of my "public_html" folder. This folder is in my "...


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I found a way of doing it, but really, just install Wget. You can use Internet Explorer from a command line (iexplore.exe) and then enter a URL as an argument. So, run: iexplore.exe http://blah.com/filename.zip Whatever the file is, you'll need to specify it doesn't need confirmation ahead of time. Lo and behold, it will automatically perform the ...


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The answer is the internet simply uses more resources on a computer. More CPU processing, more RAM, more disk I/O, and newer instructions required by the OS. It is not one thing, it is all things that a modern browser can do that end up taxing every aspect of the computer. (Open a static html site and I bet the computer will be as fast as ever; but what ...


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Is there a difference between a name server lookup and a domain name lookup? A Name Server lookup retrieves the IP address associated with a Domain Name. A Domain Name lookup (also called whois) retrieves the domain registration data (the domain owner details). How do I perform a Name Server Lookup? Online using a variety of name server lookup ...


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You might want to consider using OpenDNS (http://opendns.com/), though it's strictly not based on content but on domain names.


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ffmpeg is very good and works on Windows. You'll need something like: ffmpeg -y -i file.avi -acodec mp3 -ar 22050 -f flv file.flv


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When you initiate a connection out to an external site, the router is using a different source port number each time... it then uses that source port number (which is where the data returns to) as the key to look up which machine on your internal network the request came from. This is called PORT Address Translation (as opposed to Network Address ...


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In WebKit based browsers, you can add the following style to achieve color inversion: html { -webkit-filter: invert(); } Sadly, we're currently waiting for the implementation in Firefox: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/CSS/filter#Browser_compatibility An equivalent in Firefox would look like: html { filter: url("data:image/svg+xml;utf8,<...



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