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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 to prevent programs from reading Chrome data?

I found a program on Github that can easily extract data from the installed browsers with just one command. This includes, localstorage, passwords etc. It doesn't need administrator access. Is there a ...
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Access and modify image generator on website

I'm curious if it's possible to modify this generator that exports a png image from user input. The output image is ultra-low resolution. I'm wondering if the generator can be modified to output a ...
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Controlling other windows from the main window in the browser [closed]

I want to control other windows from one main window in the browser, is this possible? example Is there any software or plugin for this?
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Switch mobile site to desktop site using desktop browser [closed]

Mobile browser has a desktop site option. It will switch mobile site to desktop site. It works when there is a "m" at the start of the URL. But desktop browser doesn't have a desktop site ...
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How to on Multiple instance/Multibox Browser

Like that Exactly what I'm looking for I want to control multiple browser windows from a single main window, like in the Android emulator For example, simultaneously from browser windows It's like ...
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Mass changing printer's settings. Web-request?

There is a task to change settings on 200 printers: DNS server IP address. All printers have the same model, login and password. I'm thinking about changing settings of one printer on web interface ...
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Edge can not visit Non-SSL url properly

When several months ago after "Edge" browser on my Win10 X64 machine updated itself to latest version, I began to meet a problem when visiting some websites in my favorites, at first I could ...
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Are cookies in third-party ads now blocked in Firefox, Safari, Edge, and Chrome?

The Storage Access API is relevant to user agents that, by default, block access to third-party cookies to improve privacy (for example, to prevent tracking). There are legitimate uses for third-party ...
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What are the consequences of changing Gmail inline links from http to https?

When adding a link in a gmail email using the "Insert Link" button, I type in www.example.com but it is automatically changed to http://www.example.com When I click this http link on my ...
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How to obtain Chrome complete list of autofill data (for text fields such as username)?

How can I obtain a complete list of autofill data in Chrome browser (not passwords just the other autofill such as username, address, etc for text boxes entered in previously)? I have attempted to use ...
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Why is Firefox 125 25% faster?

I opened Firefox today to find it had automatically updated to Firefox 125.0.1 and was displaying this splash screen: However even when I click through to the release notes, it's not immediately ...
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What will nginx reverse-proxy do with 'proxy_redirect' to https when a backend has invalid https certificate?

I have a strange situation with my nginx acting as reverse proxy. When my backend website is responding to a user (user's browser) request through nginx reverse-proxy, the user will obtain http ...
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Black rectangle when changing volume, when Opera browser is running

Even if the browser window is minimized, and I change the volume this black rectangle will appear in the left top corner, and stay for a significant amount of time. Is there some way to turn it off ?
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Add header for requests to particular domains for browser in Windows kiosk mode to supply auth token

Is there any built-in way to provide headers to add to requests for a particular domain in Edge? Or Chrome - or any browser that can be used with Windows Kiosk mode? I need to authenticate the machine ...
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How to get rid of the WEBP format entirely in all browsers?

Websites keep serving more and more images in the WEBP format, this is getting worse with Cloudflare's Image Optimization service. This format is extremely problematic for me and many users, because ...
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Can't set Chrome's browser theme to a custom color

The older version of Google Chrome (122) on my Ubuntu 20.04 machine allowed me to set a custom color for the browser's theme using its color picker. But after upgrading to 123 it's not possible ...
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Chrome - Block site only if using Incognito

There's this existing question that tells one how to block websites only in normal mode of browsing while letting them remain accessible from the Incognito mode. I have the opposite question - What ...
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How to set the background color of a PDF file opened in a Firefox browser?

I tried the following way to change the PDF file background color in a Firefox browser (Firefox version 124.0, following an answer from here): Enter setting with about:config set pdfjs....
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How to list all detected cameras in chrome (offline without a website)?

How can I get chromium to show me a list of all the webcams that it can see? I do not want to use a website. I want something native in chromium that I can use offline without visiting a third party ...
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How to list all detected cameras in firefox (offline without a website)?

How can I get firefox to show me a list of all the webcams that it can see? I do not want to use a website. I want something native in firefox that I can use offline without visiting a third party ...
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Why is a web page rendering improperly only on my machine, in all browsers?

I have recently created a website using GitHub and R/RStudio. In the last few days I have encountered the following problem: the 'resume' part of my website renders improperly on my computer, ...
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What exactly does Chrome store in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs

When I search for topics like moving chrome settings from one machine to another, I often see a references to the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs. Looking at it, I ...
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Why does online retro game emulation run extremely poorly on Microsoft Edge on my Desktop PC?

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Processor: Intel(R) Core™ i7-10700T CPU @ 2.00GHz, 1992 Mhz, 8 Core(s), 16 Logical Processor(s) RAM: 16.0 GB Version: 22H2 I want to play the Sega CD version of The ...
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Does Chrome support OID Filters in the TLS handshake

Cite from rfc8446 The "oid_filters" extension allows servers to provide a set of OID/value pairs which it would like the client's certificate to match. This extension, if provided by the ...
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Firefox versus Opera

I am using Linux Mint 21.2 Cinnamon and have a question about browsers URL encoding. When I navigate using Firefox 123.0 (64-bit) and go to a page having "special characters" and I copy the ...
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How to make hyperlinks clickable in Bluefish text editor to open the URL in a web browser?

In the Bluefish text editor, how does one make hyperlinks (URLs) clickable so they open the URL in a web browser? I've looked through all of the application's options, and skimmed the manual, and I'm ...
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When expanding Google Chrome to full screen, a black bar appears at the top

As soon as Google Chrome expands to full screen, a black bar appears on the top portion of the window. The portion is no longer clickable, as if you were clicking on the desktop, you can even transfer ...
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After changing the windows system time, the Date in the browser console is not updated immediately

After I changed the system date to '2024/2/27', the browser console still returns today's date. When I execute new Date().toISOString(), it returns '2024-02-28T05:37:55.404Z'. But after some time, it ...
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I want to make a file edit and a program start stop from browser on a Ubuntu VPS - Is it possible

I have this file called names.txt and its location is in home folder of Ubuntu /home/abc/names.txt, I want to be able to edit it using browser by going to http://IP and edit the names.txt file from ...
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How to access reading list in a full page, special internal URLs?

When you use reading list feature in Chrome, it always go to sidebar. Is there a way to access it via address bar? So it can be wider and not just sidebar.
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How to sync Surfingkeys settings

What's the best way to sync Surfingkeys settings? I've found Surfingkeys to be the best vim shortcut key extension for all browsers. It works amazing on every one that I've tried. However, it claims ...
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W11Ent_x64: restore sequencing file names when downloading pictures from the internet

In W7, and maybe W8 was a feature that allowed downloading pictures with the same name, by adding a sequential number attached to it. Example: Stellated Dodecahedron in 4D.Gif: when 5 such files were ...
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Is there such a thing as truly plain HTML?

I am just learning about HTML basics and browser styling and I was struck by the question in the title: even for HTML written (as, I think, the HTML5 standard asks) purely with semantic elements, does ...
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Which microphone does the respondus lockdown browser use?

I disabled the microphone of my laptop and there are many virtual microphones. I'd like to know which microphone the respondus lockdown browser uses. In Google Chrome I selected the virtual microphone ...
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This site crashes every single browser on my PC

I'm trying to access this site, and it crashes every single browser that I've tested: Chrome, Brave, Edge, and Opera. plotly.com/python/plotly-express Windows 10 Pro (22H2 19045.3930). Someone can ...
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How to block browser from using?

I have some exams coming ahead, but I have an addiction to YouTube. Due to this I have Customized many things in my settings like I have installed extensions like StayFocusd and StayFree which are ...
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Force browser to use cached pages [duplicate]

The move to https effectively killed any meaning for the browser cache. It literary does nothing but waste life on SSD drives now, since every developer thinks all pages in the universe must expire in ...
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All Firefox Traffic routing through SOCKS-Proxy?

I would like to route all my Firefox-browsers traffic through a proxy server. I already setup a Dante-Proxy (SOCKS) and configured the paramters in about:config to use it: "network.proxy.type&...
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Surfingkeys browser extension has enabled, disabled, and lurk mode. How do I add a list of websites in surfingkeys to browse in the lurk mode?

Lurk mode is better than disabling suringkeys altogether. For example, Gmail website has list of abundant shortcuts, but still it's better to have surfingkeys' shortcuts as yourbackup. In lurkmode you ...
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How to stop all web-workers? They're draining my battery

A great many websites leave "web workers" running in the background even after you've left their website and closed the browser tab. I'm told that the only way to kill them all is to clear ...
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Can I force Google Chrome to cache as much as possible?

I'm playing a game in my browser made with Unity. Before it can start, the game has to download everything, which sometimes takes several minutes. Is there a way for me to force Google Chrome to be ...
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What's the syntax of URL exceptions in Chrome's "Always keep these sites active"?

I want to keep certain tabs from ever being discarded automatically by Chrome. The settings have a section for doing so, but the syntax of the exceptions is not clear. Should I use regexes? Globs? ...
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Block/Remove/Ignore a specific cookie

I'm using a Chrome add-in to scrape some websites. One of these sites is kucoin.com. In the P2P trading part, the site uses a header filter in which you can select your currency. However, once you've ...
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Search multiple words in web page with a regular expression or other means

I want to search in a Chrome page multiple words For example *basket*nike*120* for the line "i buy basket from Nike for 120 dollars" If the words matches it shows me the line. I know it’s ...
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Initial connection takes too long only on a specific browser/network

I'm having a frustrating issue that I have no idea why it happens or how to fix it. My initial connection (the "SSL handshake") is taking a minute to some websites only on Chrome browser (...
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WiFi suddenly becomes deadly slow on browsers on Ubuntu 22.03

Today my WiFi connection got very slow apparently with no reason (at least, I can't find one). When I’m only using browser (Firefox standard) stay very low, around 50KiB/s with a few short-raises. ...
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Got stuck on a glitch due to downloading same browser from two different Places

I have Brave as my default Browser downloaded long ago from the MS Store. During my browsing, I used to customize some settings from the regedit, PowerShell, browser settings or by adding extensions ...
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Delete all autocomplete entries in Google Chrome

I want to remove all autocomplete entries in Google Chrome, and start from scratch. That is, I do not want to turn off autocomplete entirely, but rather: Remove all the existing stored autocomplete ...
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Difference between hypertext, hyperlink and hypermedia?

I have searched for the differences, but it has left me more confused than before. From what I understand so far, hypertext is a text that can link to another resource and hyperlink is the actual link ...
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Browser setting or extension to disable URL Rewriting

Sometimes I browse some websites, they had ads on their page, it is fine by me. But the ads rewrites URL so I can't go back to the page I browsed anymore, but go back to the page before instead. When ...
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