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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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Why does cleaning my browser cache not sign me out of Facebook?

Every now and then I clean my system using CCleaner. It's a routine thing that also clears my browser cache. I notice after doing this, I'm logged out of most websites (StackExchange is one of them). ...
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Why is Firefox somehow capping my download speed at 300 Mbps?

These Google Chrome results via Speedtest are consistently 700+ Mbps. But no matter what I do I can’t get Firefox to go over 300 Mbps. I get the same results with Waterfox and Pale Moon and get the ...
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How to remove Microsoft forced homepage on all browsers? [duplicate]

I am not sure what the real cause is, but recently I installed the Microsoft OneDrive on my Win 10 computer. Since then, every time I open a new browser (be that in chrome, firefox, and IE), they're ...
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How to extract cookies from website in netscape format? [on hold]

As in title. EditThisCookie is the only extension i have found that actually lets me get cookies, but i need it in netscape format. I do not now which one is that though, but it is not netscape for ...
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Has Chrome removed autofill/autocomplete from arbitrary HTML fields in a recent update?

A user at work has used Chrome for years, using the same website all day long (an internal work site). Until approximately a week ago, he had been leaning on the autocomplete/autofill feature for ...
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How can I download an old version of Google Chrome

For testing purposes, I need to download an old version of Goolge Chrome. I need the stable release of Google Chrome version 69.0.3497.81 to test some of its features. I need to open it and navigate ...
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Why is only one browser working on windows 10?

I currently have Firefox, Chrome and Opera installed (in that order). At the moment I use Firefox/Opera for personal use and Chrome for work related stuff. Firefox works like normal. Chrome and ...
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Tor Browser Automatically Sets Proxy

So, I was dumb, and used to think that the TOR browser was used to access the dark web, and acts as a place where the world's greatest hackers reside, but in reality, it's just a super secure web ...
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Powershell to set default browser

I created a process using PowerShell to install Chrome. What I am looking to do now is to have PowerShell change the registry for the computer and change the default browser to Chrome. I would ...
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Cannot render STL (3D file) in web browser, where it worked before

I have been using this 3D rendering of the ISS for months now for a project. All of the sudden it doesn't work. It looks like it's going to load, the progress bar starts moving but only gets to ...
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Preventing Opera from automatically opening SVGs in browser

I've set Inkscape as the default software for opening SVG files, and indeed, I can open SVG files that I've downloaded in Inkscape by double-clicking in Explorer. However, when double-clicking it from ...
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Firefox extremely slow within VPN

I'm facing an issue using Firefox within a VPN connection. The Firefox is extremely slow. While other browsers continue in normal speed, considering the additional VPN overhead. I can see in the in ...
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Browser not displaying some elements

I have been facing this annoying problem for a few months and my attempts to solve it have been futile. Some elements of a particular website are not displayed in my browser(The text next to an image, ...
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Could not find screenshot option on Firefox Quantum

I am using Firefox Quantum 63.0.3 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 18.04. I could not find the "Take a Screenshot" button on the address bar. But I remember it was there and I have used it once or twice.  Here's ...
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How can I save media files without making a second network request?

Let's say that I open a the Developer Console in a standard web browser like Chrome or Firefox and go to example.com. After the page finishes loading, I take a look through the Network tab and find ...
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ffmpeg created video does not run on most browser

I created 900 pictures with POV Raytracer and used ffmpeg version 2.8.15-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 ffmpeg -f image2 -r 30 -i 'Faistenau%03d.png' -preset veryslow output.mp4 to make a video out of it. The ...
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How do I remove Yahoo as my default search engine in Safari?

I am a user of the latest Mac system. My Default browser is Safari. Since Two weeks now when search something in the address bar it is redirected in "Yahoo search engine" How having checked the ...
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Replace icons in Stackexchange editor [migrated]

I'm trying to write a user script to fix the problem that highlighted editor icons have the wrong colour in the new stackexchange design (at least on sites which use a different primary colour, such ...
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How do i download google browser installation without a browser using windows command line [duplicate]

I need to download and install Google Web browser without using a browser. My only option is windows command line. What are the commands I need to input to do this?
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Benefits of using Squid proxy in modern browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)

With all the file caching already done in browsers, I was wondering if there is any benefit to configuring your Browser to use a local (LAN or on same machine) Squid proxy. Looking at the console ...
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Internet Explorer and Edge are renaming “.TGZ” files to “.GZ”

I've had an issue reported by users on the Jenkins system I've installed at my new company. When downloading release files with the extension ".tgz" (tar'd gzip'd files from Linux), these files are ...
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Move chromium/chrome configuration from windows to linux (ubuntu)

I have a lot of stuff in Chromium and I would like to move my configuration from chromium at Windows to linux (Ubuntu). What file should I copy from chromium directory to linux (and to which directory)...
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how to block pushedwebnews.com advertisement in browser?

recently my browser (google chrome on windows 7 prof 64bit) keeps on popping up advertisement. how could i block them? it's not actually virus but quite annoying... I tried google a solution, some ...
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Firefox tracks downloads, but are uploads logged somewhere?

Is there a way to find the history of uploaded files like there is for downloaded files? If there is not a GUI for this, is there a log file I can comb through for this information? I am looking for ...
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Firefox 60.3.0 ESR on Debian 9.5 AMD64 zooming bug?

Purpose I need standard zooming functionality to work properly on Firefox 60.3 ESR. Problem description I run Firefox 60.3 ESR. Preferences are default, about:config is default. No extensions in ...
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Windows 10 keeps changing default browser to Edge at reboot [duplicate]

In Windows 10 (Ent, 1803), default web browser keeps being reset from Internet Explorer to Edge at each reboot (settings > system > default). No matter which other browser is set there, as admin, ...
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Kiosk Browser in Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB 2016 (v.1607)

I bought an all-in-one monitor with Windows IOT, I want to build a browser kiosk locked in one page. Is it possibile with this version of Windows? I did not find Edge and moreover I did not find any ...
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How to make a browser HTTP Auth window non-modal?

Many scam websites use HTTP Basic Auth windows or JS alert windows to prevent the user from navigating away from the page. Here's an example of a fake Windows technical support webpage: Since the ...
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Chrome 69 and 70 goes unresponsive after a while behind corporate proxy

Many users on OSX behind a corporate firewall report that Chrome will work fine for a while, then suddenly all URLS get an infinite spinner and eventually a Page Unresponsive popup. Force quitting and ...
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Can plugins see your passwords if you don't save them to the browser?

I have a few plugins installed in google chrome, but I almost never save my passwords to google chrome. I almost always type them in every time. Can plugins only see your passwords if you type them in ...
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Links from Discord is stuck

My default browser set correctly: XDG_UTILS_DEBUG_LEVEL=2 xdg-mime query default x-scheme-handler/https Checking /home/user/.config/mimeapps.list userapp-Nightly-T8BWRZ.desktop &BROWSER is unset ...
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How Do I Block Ads In the Tor browser…?

I just started using Tor browser, and there are ads showing up on pretty much every page I've visited. I've been using Adblocker and Ghostery on my other web browsers for years, so I rarely see ads ...
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The desktop application cannot connect to the internet

The desktop application cannot connect to the internet and if I want to open the website I need to reload it - every time (only by Ctrl + F5). Website before I reload it Desktop apps like Skype, ...
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Custom dictionaries for Chromium-based browsers

I would like to add a custom Hunspell dictionary to my Chromium-based browser (Vivaldi in my case, but I reckon the procedure is pretty much the same for others such as Opera and Chrome). The ...
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Allow JavaScript from certain secondary domains based on primary domain

Really what I want to do is, for example, be able to trust scripts from *.cloudfront.net only when loaded from *.amazon.com or *.atlassian.net. These services seem to run through storage buckets like ...
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Create MS Edge-specific URL shortcut

I've created other browser-specific URL shortcuts for various purposes. My current environment requires IE remain the default browser (yup) but some sites don't work with IE, so for those I create ...
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How can i print particular documents with particular printers in different times

I have a print button in a web application, which on click will generate and print two receipts(Receipt A & Receipt B) at a time. Right now the print is coming to a single printer(Printer X). I ...
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How to use Chrome or other browsers on small screens so that they are maximized ½ of the screen without tabs and address bar, and properly navigate?

Laptops are getting smaller and lighter. I have a 14 inch screen and I find it not satisfactory to see enough web pages, because the address bar, the tabs, the margins take a lot of vertical space on ...
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How to stop web site navigation hover pop-ups in browser

I've run into an annoying type of pop-up and can't figure out how to suppress it. The problem is links at certain sites related to web site navigation that activate when you hover on them. It ...
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Enter key is acting very strange, even in virtual keyboard

enter key is registering all the control keys(shift ctrl alt home end) along with D and C, also they seems to be pressed for many times(10 ~ 20) for ~ 1 second. this happens in on screen virtual ...
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Delay with loading Google.com only in specific environment

I have a work computer, and I occasionally work remotely. Computer is fast enough - latest i5 processor; 512 ssd; 8 gb mem. Should be fine, and is fine in almost all contexts. What happens happens ...
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Tried Everything - Browsers Not Rendering reCAPTCHA

I've got the usual browsers with Gecko and Blink engines. Never had a problem with the original simple version of CAPTCHA. If I try over and over, one of my browsers might render "I'm not a robot" ...
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How to solve the ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS for Facebook.com on one specific account? [closed]

When I go on facebook.com an try to log in, I get this error page: This page isn’t working www.facebook.com redirected you too many times. Try clearing your cookies. ...
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How do I only use keyboard to control my computer for all everyday usages?

I have searched about this but I mainly get articles about broken mouse and temporary use of command line tools or GUI interface through keyboard. I only use Linux OS (Ubuntu and Debian). What I want ...
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read RFID tags from browser on Android

Is it possible to access the NFC chip and scan a RFID tag from within a webpage displayed in the browser (Chrome or Firefox) on Android? Preferably in JavaScript, so we can put the data read from the ...
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How to prevent Chrome from saving CSS changes?

I have my Filesystem hooked up to Chrome, and I suppose that's why it's saving my CSS changes. But I don't want it to. How can I tell Chrome to "forget" the changes I've made in the Styles pane? I ...
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Firefox 62.0.3 (64-bit) overrides address typed into address bar (OS X 10.12.6)

I'm working on a Django website project and have come across peculiar behavior in Firefox that I need a work-around for. I'm attempting to reach http://127.0.0.1:8000/ in order to reach a locally-...
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Tricking website that you are using different browser or OS

For example when I look under recent logins on my gmail account or other websites it shows exact OS that I am using and exact Browser. Is there a way to change what Information I am sharing with ...
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Telegram web client does not remember my login in Firefox?

I have recently reinstalled Firefox (my OS is macOS 10.14 Mojave) and the Telegram web client no longer remembers my login. Always used to work fine before, but not anymore. Every time I start ...
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Searching with DDG except when I specify otherwise

Is there a way I can have my default engine set to duck duck go in Mozilla, and search that, except when I type g before my search request in the URL bar- for example I type Brittney Spears it ...