Questions tagged [browser]

Browser is the term used for a program that's used to display web pages. It comes from the phrase "browse the Internet".

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Is there a modern equivalent to Firefox's old Configurable Security Policies (CAPS)?

Firefox used to have various security policies which allowed users to configure aspects of the browser with finely-grained permissions; for example, controlling exactly what JavaScript could or couldn'...
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Graphic artifacts / Glitchy appearance around border of browsers - Windows 10 Home

So recently my laptop has randomly on rare occasions decide to glitch out around the borders of browsers, notably, when using internet browsers. I have an example in the screenshot attached. The ...
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Slow upload speed in every browser in Windows 10

I'm experiencing slow upload speeds from every browser (Chrome, Firtefox, Opera, Edge) of 0.7Mbps~1.2Mbps. When using the Ookla CLI tool, windows store Ookla Speedtest, or Android Speedtest (on WiFi) ...
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Is there an Android browser that renders components the same way Safari does in iOS? [closed]

This would help a lot troubleshooting issues in my low budget development environment... I know Apple requires browsers on iOS to use the same webkit as Safari, but that's not the case on Android. ...
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How do I remove the three dots at the end of the firefox address bar?

I'd like to remove the three dots on the far right of the Firefox address bar. I tried to do it with Customize. I also went to about:config and I didn't see an option.
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Can I copy over my firefox settings without an account?

I have custom settings on Firefoxs from changes I made in the preferences / config files. I'd like to make another instance of Firefox on the same computer. I'm going to use one for my work stuff and ...
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Can I rename Firefox and keep my settings? [closed]

I'd like to rename my Firefox files. I tried it a moment ago and when I did it, I lost all of my Firefox settings. I'm not signed into a Firefox account. Do I need to make a change to the underlying ...
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Changing third-party websites on android device without browser extensions available [closed]

I'm searching a way on how to change behavior of some website in mobile browser. For example: Remove annoing Ad (specific one) Change some elements on a website, to make it easier to read on small ...
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No connection to the internal resources through vpn device on windows 10, but ping successful

I have vpn device given by my company. At home, I connected vpn as an intermediate device between my adsl modem and pc. The cable connection is correct. My PC is in 192.168.2.1/24 network. Default ...
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How to make google search in browser adjust to window size?

I generally use my browser side by side with some application(s) so that I could make a google search while doing some work. But the problem is that the google search page doesn't adjust according to ...
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Can't sign out of website, can't change credentials in Edge Chromium

We have an application that requires authentication. When I browsed to it for the first time, it asks for a username and password ("This site requires authentication" popup). I type in SomeDomain\...
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Specific website returns blank page when trying to access it [closed]

I can't access a specific website no matter what device I use as long as it is connected to my network it will just show a blank page. If I use mobile data on my phone then it works. If I use the TOR ...
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Firefox : Show black instead of white when webpage is loading [duplicate]

I am using a dark theme plugin in Firefox on Ubuntu 19.04. It's working good. Only problem is, the settings affects the webpages, but when I enter an URL and press enter... There is a definite delay ...
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Detect if browser can play a high resolution video [migrated]

I'm importing videos into a web app. Sometimes the video can be played fine because its been compressed etc. often if the video is straight from a video camera its very high bitrate and makes the ...
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How to view all members in DL when using Outlook Web? [migrated]

When using the web platform of Outlook, I'm able to view members of a DL but it's limited to a few number only. Is there a way I can view all 92 members? As seen in the screen above, "+67 others" is ...
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firefox color management preferences

the documentation of the Firefox gfx.color_management.mode preference refers to "tagged graphics" and "rendered graphics". These terms are also found in many Mozilla development discussions, and also ...
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Replicate browser session across remote connection

I would like to have a way of replicating a web browser session across a remote connection. Suppose you are a remote user want to browse a website together in real time. A possible solution is to ...
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How to Disable Web Page Checks for Focus, or Spoof Focus on Firefox Browser Tabs?

Problem: Some web sites refuse to load unless the tab is active, whereas most users appreciate tabs loading in the background. This behavior may not be specific to Firefox. Examples: https://www....
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Website is faster on second load (with cache disabled on both first and second load)

First load without cache: 1.9 seconds Second load without cache: 1.3 seconds If I wait 1 minute then it takes 1.9 seconds again to load Is there some hidden 1 minute cache in browsers or Windows ...
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How to set Chrome as default browser via cmd/script on Windows 7

In my work laptop, there are few restrictions imposed organisation wide and one of them is to disallow setting a default browser. I'm tired of all my links opening in stupid IE. I just want every link ...
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Hide undock video button in Vivaldi

How to hide the floating undock button on each video in Vivaldi? The button is inserted by Vavaldi in every video and allows to undock video from web-pages and watch it while browsing another tabs. I ...
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How to open an URL through chrome shortcut application?

I've saved Priberam dictionary website as a local chrome shortcut application and would like to be able to use it to open a target word search url This following command is the one used to open the ...
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How to block any type of video from loading/playing online (YouTube, Netflix, Vimeo etc) in all browsers

I am currently trying to beat my addiction to spending countless hours online watching YouTube videos etc. The issue I am currently facing is that I need YouTube for my daily work(Reading and replying ...
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Lite mode in browser on Windows

I mostly read a lot on web. I badly need browser with lite mode because recently I got my machine terribly slowed down frequently. I checked windows task manager and chrome task manager and found that ...
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How to remove text that get stuck after closing or switching from browser [duplicate]

I face this issue many time, whenever I switch from a browser to any other application or browser or anything else. The browser text gets stuck and it doesn't go away until I go back to that page of ...
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Is there a way to set the default browser to whatever browser is currently open on Mac?

I keep switching between Google Chrome and Google Chrome Canary browsers based on what I'm working on. Sometimes someone would send me a link on a messaging application, when I click on the link, it ...
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Proxy not working in OS X

I have tried multiple proxy programs to the same effect... Right now I am trying it with Charles Proxy. After starting the program, I get prompted for my password, and then I can see that the program ...
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“Updataredirect” being prefixed to URLs in Edge and Brave

When I am attempting to reach some, but not all, websites, something along the line is adding http://192.168.8.1/html/quicksetup.html?randid=3103461595?updataredirect= to the front of the URL. This ...
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Debian on Windows file saving issue from browsers [duplicate]

If I save a file in "Debian on Windows" using WSL on Windows 10 Professional, I can save the files to any directory within C:\Users\myusername and then copy the files to /home/myusername in Debian by ...
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Offline download website -> ONLY follow/crawl/grab links (URL) that are inside <div class=“main-content”>

I want to download a HTML page with two child link levels for offline viewing. But I only want to follow/crawl/grab links (URL) that are inside the <div class="main-content"> of the HTML page. ...
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Keeping Chrome in focus

Can You help me please? I want my Chrome, or Firefox to be always in focus. Once I work something in application(specifically, internal application that we use in a logistics), I load some files, and ...
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Control the video behavior in another window using the keyboard

I'm doing some translation job, so I split my window into two parts, the left part for the video I want to translate, the right for the editor. Just take Youtube in Google Chrome and Microsoft Word ...
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How to open an html file in a given firefox profile?

I have installed multiple browsers. Firefox has multiple profiles. When I have an HTML file, if I select it and hit enter, the file is always opened in the default profile. Right Click and "open with" ...
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Vivaldi DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG but can access sites with Chrome

Vivaldi is my main web browser. I just restarted my PC and Vivaldi now won't load web pages. For every page I try, first I was getting the error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN and now seem to be getting ...
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Screen is black for 15 seconds at boot before browser starts. Raspberry Pi

I am using chromium in kiosk mode. Touch screen without mouse and keyboard. The browser is started in /boot/xinitrc seen below. At boot I can see on the screen the different processes being started, ...
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Q: How to force Firefox/Chrome to show all on-hover images in a page? [closed]

Several web sites, like online clothing stores, show their products by presenting a grid of pictures of their items, and by hovering with the mouse on each of such pictures, they switch to a different ...
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Wikipedia constant TLS errors

This used to be an intermittent issue, but today it's showing up all day. I sometimes get PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR when trying to access Wikipedia trough Firefox. Refreshing usually does no good and I ...
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How bad is remote code execution in browser plugins?

There was a Firefox addon installed on my PC which is now blocked for executing remote code. Does a Firefox plugin have enough privileges to make change to the system (Windows) and "install" another ...
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What's the keyboard key of defocus in address bar in Google Chrome?

I was using extensions like Vimium, Saka Key( to use only keyboard to control web browser ) sometimes, I want to leave focus, in the current tab, so that I can active those extensions with keyboard ...
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Accessing SFTP server via a web based dashboard

I have a web based dashboard, rendered on a browser, which allows a user to gauge the state of my remote system. Apart from a web server, the system also hosts a SFTP server for file transfers with ...
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How do I stop web pages/scripts from intercepting some (or all) of my keystrokes or hotkeys (e.g. Ctrl+Z)? [duplicate]

Many websites (including this one) seem to think it's acceptable to assign their own custom functionality to system hotkey combinations. For example, this text box I'm typing in right now has custom "...
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Disabling active selection in Firefox

Since yesterday I found that I can select every textual content in Firefox! In fact, some of them should not be selectable in a normal condition, such as the case in the following figure. Look at the ...
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Prevent Chrome to check working internet connection

My setup: I have a webserver which is accessible over an WIFI access point, but the server is otherwise completely offline. It just provides access to the locally hosted website. The clients get ...
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Brave browser, have autocomplete top browser in address bar

I've setup Google as the default search engine and expected to have autocomplete like in Chrome. I tried googling a solution but from the scattered links I could find, I could not find a solution. ...
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The URL bar has vanished from Vivaldi browser

Suddenly (probably after playing around with Vivaldi's full-screen view mode), the address bar (location bar or URL bar) has vanished from the Vivaldi browser! Of course, I've clicked the "Reset ...
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How to view Mozilla Firefox source code within Firefox without an internet connection?

When connected to the internet, Mozilla provides easy access to all source code for Firefox here: https://dxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/ When not connected to the internet, what internal URL'...
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Why can't I log in a website that I have saved cookie data from?

I came across this Extension called EditThisCookie that can import and export cookies. So I did an experiment… I first exported the cookies from Facebook while logged in, and then I logged out. Then ...
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Cannot reset Chrome (Mac)

I've been getting a problem with Chrome where it keeps crashing when I try to refresh a web page. Bear in mind this only appears to happen on a local .html file that I'm building. So I tried to reset ...
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Why does Chrome try to download/save xml file served from gatsby on localhost, rather than display in browser if '.xml' suffix missing from filename?

This is a question about how a web server handles requests for XML files, depending on if the file has a '.xml' suff I'm working with Gatsby. Developing on localhost. I have an xml file/resource that ...
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Open the same link in all Chrome Browser Profiles?

I would like to open one specific link in all Google Chrome User Profiles. Is there any possible way to do that, either by mac os command, inside chrome or an application? If its not possible to ...

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