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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How can I do the same thing in multiple tabs in a web browser? [closed]

I have to open a list of links in multiple tabs (e.g. in Firefox) which all have a certain button in the same position and I should click those buttons. Is there a way that I can do the thing in all ...
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How to have seperators between tabs in new Firefox?

The new Firefox update (June 2021) is nice and minimalistic - however, I really dislike how difficult it is to make out where one tab starts and ends as there is no divider between the tabs: I can't ...
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MS TFS Git server: There was error loading renderer

Do you get the following error as well from MS TFS Git server? There was error loading renderer for 'Git' links. vstfs:///Git/PullRequestId/... Following up on Microsoft Edge keeps freezing up, in ...
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Browser freezes while watching Youtube

my browser freezes when I watch youtube videos, I already tried changing browsers, but it doesn't work. I tried using Microsoft Edge, Opera, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google. All of them don't ...
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Is there a way to make a browser to confirm when l move away from a web page?

Whenever I browser a site, I scroll and click different objects on the page. Sometimes I click on the wrong object, and page begins to change and load a site I don't want to visit. Then I have to go ...
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What is the correct term for when a web browser auto-adjusts vertical scrolling depending on webpage content?

What is the correct term for when a web browser auto-adjusts vertical scrolling depending on webpage content? This feature is supposed to help with viewing webpages, but I would like to try turning it ...
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Close tab and end current page in browser. When I restart FireFox, Chrome or other browser on Android phone or tablet, last page browsed comes up [migrated]

On my Windows computer, if I close a browser page, the next time I launch the browser, it goes to my home location. This is true regardless of the browser so far as I can tell. On my Android tablets (...
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Best way to automate repetitive task in Chrome

I'm looking for a way to automate (what I thought was) a fairly simple task. I'm using the Chrome browser in incognito mode in Windows 10, and I have a variable number of tabs open - let's say ...
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Microsoft Edge keeps freezing up

Reposting from here: Last updated June 11, 2021 My Microsoft Edge browser keeps freezing up. I have tried all the suggested solutions with no success. I like the design and functionality offered by ...
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How to share a web page in Firefox 89 (June 2021)?

The previous version of Firefox had three dots button (Page Actions) There was an extremely useful option to share a page via AirDrop, iMessage and so on. Smart guys from Mozilla removed this button ...
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Open bookmark from bookmark bar in a new browser window - Google Chrome

I would like a way to set my bookmarks that are located in my bookmarks bar set to open with a new Chrome browser window. I know if right click on them and select Open in New Window that works but I ...
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Google chrome: How to change the behavior about history logging and auto completion?

I'm a long time Firefox user, recently I have to use Google Chrome (GC) for my work because it has cooler developer tool. For a short trial period, I found that GC is pretty cool as it has many ...
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Save all blob images automatically from webpage on computer

The webpage concerned has this block of code: <img alt="Guess how many chickens in this box" src="blob:https://example.com/ccaa6115-80d3-47b0-8f78-0efb6c7c60d1" class="_1-...
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How to transfer <15 BAT tokens between brave-browser instances?

I reformat my system quite often reaching at most ~2 BAT in the Brave browser on a single installation. Then I delete all data on the system, including the Brave browser. Next I do a clean ...
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How is Azure Bastion implemented?

I'm sorry if this question is off topic but I recently used Azure Bastion which is basically RDP through a web browser to an Azure VM. The possibility of remote desktop in a web browser surprised me. ...
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Firefox (nightly) is sometimes wrongly detected as default browser when I have Firefox (standard) set as default

When I click a link e.g. in my mail client, it opens the default browser. On my computer (macOS 10.13, High Sierra) I have Firefox (standard) as default browser. However, I also have Firefox nightly ...
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Chrome webcam access issue

Whenever I try to access my webcam in chrome. Every time, it turns on for 2 seconds and then turn off automatically. I tried all different solutions like clearing caches and cookies, toggling webcam ...
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My iMac won't play embedded videos

In every browser I've tried (Chrome/Brave, Safari. Firefox), embedded videos will not play. The message is Media_Error_Unknown and a black screen which is no help to me. This only started a couple of ...
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How can I print straight to a thermal printer without dithering?

In a hardware store, we use a USB thermal printer (CITIZEN CT-S4000) at the desktop POS to print receipts on 104mm thermal roll. The billing software runs online, and generates a pdf receipt, which we ...
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Links are not opening in default browser(Brave) in Linux Mint

I have Brave set as my default browser. But when I try to open links from some from some app, they open in Firefox. links from apps and documents are opening in firefox. This includes Telegram, Mail ...
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Browser related display issue with Synology Docker

This is a new problem, but I have not checked this scenario in months so don't know when it might have started. Synology DS-718+ (on local network) DSM 6.2.4-25556 Docker 18.09.0-0519 Windows 10x64 ...
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Good Speed but slow browsing

I installed a new Fiber connection of 30 Mbps up/down speed. I tested download some files on the connection the download speed is very much stable and almost 30 Mbps but the problem arrives when I do ...
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Google Chrome software reporter tool stressing CPU and heating SSD

I just installed Google chrome, when downloading, I made sure to uncheck the checkbox that said to send usage data to Google. Now after using it for a bit, I see computer going nuts, NVME SSD got to ...
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Browser Keyboard shortcuts not working

I recently switched to a PC ( from a laptop). I use keyboard shortcuts extensively for Chrome (and other browsers), but they're not working on the PC. Specifically, Ctrl+T for new tab and Ctrl+Tab for ...
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Automatic website caching

For anyone familiar with HTTrack, this program (among others) would seem to potentially be the start of a way to cache websites separate and more durably from the rather limited scope of a browser's ...
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How to setup or where to find a single-threaded browser?

For test purpose I want to limit Firefox or any other browser to one to maximally ten threads, but can't find any docu guiding this. Alternative solution I guess would be an old single-threaded FF ...
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Created self signed Certificate working with curl but not with chrome

Architecture: VM- 10.0.0.50 local computer I named the CN www.ben.com and put 10.0.0.50 as the IP of www.ben.com in /etc/hosts. When I curl https://www.ben.com I get the HTML (if I curl the IP it ...
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Can Firefox's 'shader-cache' folders contain private data?

Recent versions of Firefox create a shader-cache folder within each Firefox profile. Some privacy applications automatically delete this folder as part of their cleanup routines. Can Firefox's shader-...
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Why is there a 100 times difference in the execution time of the same JS code between Google Chrome and Chromium?

Recently, I found a website that uses a third-party chromium browser badly, but it is normal in Google Chrome; After comparative analysis, it is found that the reason is probably that there is a long ...
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Single slow website

I signed into a forum, I used it for awhile then all of a sudden it got super slow, I have to wait a long time for it to load. Most of the buttons don't work. I have good internet, only that website ...
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Links not opening in default browser in linux mint

I have Brave set as my default browser. But when I try to open links from some documents or from some app, they open in Firefox.
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How to fully load a website in a background tab in Firefox?

How can one ensure a website gets fully loaded when the site is opened in a Firefox background tab? For example, the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at ...
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How to block specific websites in a specific browser?

I want to block Youtube in Chrome and Firefox, but not in Chromium, is there a way to do this? The only solution I found is adding this to the hosts file 0.0.0.1 youtube.com 0.0.0.1 www.youtube....
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Cannot play web videos in all my portable browsers

My problem is a strange one... Even after Alot of Googling, I have yet to find any post that complain of the same issue.. For the past couple of years, I have ONLY been using portable browsers (...
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Duplicate the CURRENT STATE of a tab in Firefox or Chrome?

In both Firefox and Chrome, you can duplicate tabs by right-clicking the tab and choosing "Duplicate Tab". (In Firefox, you can also Ctrl+drag the tab.) However, when a tab is duplicated in ...
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Field content from other site in hint on a site

Today on some site when I've clicked into guest name field on some site, I saw my full name as been written in state declarations and official documents and never was given on the site, yet I come the ...
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Same browser, 2 different behaviors on 2 laptops

I have 2 laptops. One is Win 8.1 Pro another Win 10 Home Both have Firefox latest version v88. I open same web page on both and what I see on Win 8.1 page opens - no advertisements. on Win 10 page ...
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save website when creating a bookmark

I'm saving lots of bookmarks but the websites change when I revisit them days or month later. Is there a way to save the entire page automatically when making a bookmark so that I will get an option ...
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My pc is unable to keep some cookies

I do not know how to explain this problem with precise details other that it seems to mostly target login cookies so I'll try my best. The issue is that at any given time of the day some, or all, of ...
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Is it possible to move focus to only text fields when using Brave browser?

I'm trying to switch from Firefox to Brave and cannot find a way to control focus position when Tab key is pressed. In Firefox, there's accessibility.tabfocus in about:config. Is it possible to ...
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Company Websites Share Credentials - How do I sync credentials between websites in Firefox?

I think it's pretty common for companies to operate several internal websites, which use the same (LDAP?) credentials. I believe it's also fairly common for that password to need to be changed every 2-...
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filtering adult content using OpenDNS not working while using free VPN psiphon

I'm trying to filter adult content using OpenDNS. this works fine normally, but after connecting to a free VPN like Psiphon which uses L2TP, the openDNS stops working. I'm trying to use these DNS: 208....
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how to close last firefox tab?

How to make firefox actually close last tab when you press Close Tab? If you close last tab - tab and firefox will be closed, but if you open firefox again - that closed tab will open again instead of ...
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Chromium based browsers begin to pre-download a file to a .tmp even before choosing save location, can this behavior be stopped?

for the longest ive had a problem thats plagued me to the moon and back. when I download I set the desktop as my default location but I also use the "ask me location" toggle. If i disable ...
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How to fully reset Edge?

I'm facing several weird issues with the Edge browser on Windows 10 (see here) which seem to be related to my user profile; if I create a new user account, Edge shows no issues. I already tried ...
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Weird issues with Edge when Bing is not the default search engine

I have been using the Edge browser on Windows 10 for a while, with Google configured as the default search engine and as the home page; it always worked fine. Some days ago, several weird issues ...
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Outlook office web disable notification for specific senders

I am using Outlook office 365 from the web application, I would like to disable notification from specific senders (e.g. newsletters). I can not find any action that does this from the Advanced ...
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Chrome ignores “block 3d party cookies” setting for google cookies?

I have turned on "blocked 3d party cookies" in Chrome and can't see that I have any exceptions to this rule. Yet I see annoying tracking ads from Google on some sites. I have checked the ...
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Can you open a web browser restricted to localhost access only?

I want to open a web browser (firefox / chromium) to access a web app running on localhost. I need all other network access disabled. For example, if I run wireshark, I should see no external requests ...
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Why does the hosts file in Windows 10 not block websites while using a free vpn?

I have already read this thread I couldnt comment there to ask for the expired links, and almost all steps in the solution here. The host file works fine without a VPN, but unfortunately am not able ...

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