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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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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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Extract and Embed Ad-video feeds from web-pages [on hold]

There are webpages with embedded (and sometime unrelated) ads or content like this https://www.forbes.com/sites/stephenpope/2018/10/07/brexit-blockchain-and-the-irish-border/#39448fb6797e https://...
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Hotstar Video Download in Android [on hold]

I want to develop android application which helps to download video from hotstar video link, Any one know how to get original link of video using inspect element(Developer Mode F12) in browser
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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 ...
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I would like a computable (aka copyable) data list registry of [closed]

I would like a computable (aka copyable) data list registry using a genealogical database (Eg familysearch.org). How can I do this? Potential java methods, and other source databases accepted. Thanks.
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Firefox 62.0.3 - Use font selections in Settings without overriding special characters/images (CSS)

I was wondering if, in the latest version of Firefox (62.0.3), there's a way to override website fonts with my chosen font selections in the General Settings, without messing up CSS elements where, ...
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Scroll down simultaneously in side-by-side browser windows

I usually have two instances of my web browser running side by side in my screen. When I read news or an article from a foreign language, I have it translated at one browser covering the half of the ...
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Unable to access flash on Chrome

I know that there are a few hoops to jump through to use flash on chrome, but after having reformatted my HDD today, I am unable to get flash working on chrome. I have the latest chrome browser (...
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Chrome autocomplete only first word in URL-bar

Is there a hotkey combination in Chrome to autocomplete only the first word from the suggestion? E.g. Input: jqu Suggested: jquery search multiple classes What I want: autocomplete to jquery and ...
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Chromium-Browser Kiosk Mode

I am running a Raspberry Pi with Chromium-Browser in Kiosk mode. The purpose is to make available an ADP clock-in/clock-out Kiosk for employees in our building's entrance. @/usr/bin/chromium-browser -...
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no browsers work apart from I.E

I've googled a lot and i can't find any answers for this question. My pc doesn't seem to be able to be able to use any of the browsers: firefox, opera and chrome because they keep crashing at startup....
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Can I use TOR browser without using TOR network? UPDATED for 2018 [closed]

This question was asked 2 years ago and answered successfully back then (Can I use TOR browser without using TOR network?), but the Tor Browser has changed since then and these old instructions are no ...
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How to see URLs with 'ps -ef | grep chrome' output?

I want to see the processes for every chrome tab along with their URLs. ps -ef | grep chrome does not seem to achieve those results. What ps options should I add?
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Making google recaptcha work without upgrading to the most recent browsers

Right now I have firefox 43.0 for linux and to upgrade to anything beyond firefox 45 will require nearly a total system overhaul which I'm not about to do because I still like my old computer with the ...
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How can I remove my profile picture from Chrome's navigation area (AKA the “You” button)?

In Chrome 69, Google added a new UI that shows your avatar ("Gmail profile picture") in the top section of the browser even if you haven't signed into Chrome. I liked the old UI better, and I hate ...
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“Firefox is already running, but is not responding.” even though MOZ_NO_REMOTE=0

This is Debian 9 Stretch speaking, #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u4 (2018-08-21), with a new, portable installation of Firefox 62.0 run from /opt with $ which firefox /opt/firefox/firefox My problem ...
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Example.com “Unable to Connect” from home network

I cannot connect to www.example.com through my home network, and I don't know why. Details of the home network: On the outside, I have a DSL connection to a Zyxel C3000Z router. On the inside, I ...
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Sound Won't Play on Any Browser

Recently I've noticed that shortly after startup that sound breaks on browsers, but sound works properly everywhere else. Videos and audio suddenly take longer to load, and then proceed to play ...
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How can I disable the focus ring in the firefox settings?

When an element is in focus, firefox automatically gives it a dotted outline, to show that the element is currently focused. This can be really useful when navigating webpages with a keyboard and ...
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Should I log out from services while closing my own private environment?

What is the difference if I have private tab in firefox browser and I do not log out: before I close a browser before log out and close a computer at all. Is there any cache in my LAN which allow to ...
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Disable Chrome / Google Login synchronisation

Is it possible to disable the synchronisation between Google Webpages and Chrome? I mean: If you login to your gmail account you are also logged in Chrome and vice-versa. To be clear I don't ask if ...
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Links open in Visual Studio Code

When I click a link, Visual Studio Code opens trying to create a file with that name. For example, if I click a link saying http://example.com/foo/bar, Visual Studio Code opens and tries to make a ...
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How can I override preformatted text, forcing text wrap on a web page?

Many web pages with fixed formatting do not fit on my screen without scrolling left to right. I suspect that in some cases the web page attempts to determine my screen width and adapt to it, but fails ...
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How do I install browser extensions to Firefox, Chrome or Edge browsers in Windows 10 as a regular user?

Since morning I have been trying to install add-ons for Firefox, Chrome and the Edge browsers, but I have achieved little success. I have only been able to install these to administrator accounts but ...
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Database server for web browser [closed]

What is the most used database server for web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari? Maybe I don't understand web browsers, but I am assuming they must have a database server the same way ...
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How to change all instances of one font to another font?

I want Garamond to be used anywhere on the web where Georgia is used? There are extensions available which change all fonts. I don't want that, I just want to see Georgia, instead of which, I want ...
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Microsoft Edge bottom half cut off on Windows 10

About a week or two ago, bottom half and part of right-side of Edge is now cut off on my Windows 10, Dell Precision 5520 laptop. Chrome on same computers works ok. After restart Windows, Edge ...
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Turn visited website hyperlink to purple

By default any link I visit on google turns purple on most browsers. This only applies to the specific webpages I visit. Is there any way to turn links for all webpages of a particular website purple ...
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Reload client browser when admin made change

I want to build web base application, like picture below. There is more than one admin , only one super admin, data will be saved on hosting and the data will display on smart TV Admin only edit and ...
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Tweek Google Chrome browser for all users

I'm preparing an install that will be used by hundred of LDAP users (classroom) and would like that when Google Chrome launches, it doesn't ask to become the default browser doesn't ask to send usage ...
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Add environment variable to internet explorer shortcut

As seen in the image below, I would like %username% to be replaced with the username of that current computer user. Is such a thing possible? If not would it be possible with a bash script somehow?
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What is Google Chrome's block/allow pattern syntax?

I'm looking for documentation describing Google Chrome's glob/wildcard/pattern syntax used in block/allow lists for content settings. If you're using Chrome, these settings pages are accessible via ...
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How can I download audio from Google’s sample text-to-speech?

I would like to be able to save the audio from the sample from Google’s cloud-based text-to-speed service. Is it possible to do this?
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Saved webpage has images that only open in Chrome

I right-clicked a webpage in Chrome and saved as "Webpage, Complete". This webpage opens fine in Chrome, but some images don't load when I try to open it using other browsers like Firefox. I checked ...
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Qutebrowser - defining keybinds with a one-liner (instead of config file)

I'm trying to write a really simple wrapper with Qutebrowser, and I'd like to define my key binds in the same line I execute the binary; e.g. qutebrowser --target window --set content.cookies.store ...
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Organize imported bookmarks in Chrome

I imported some bookmarks from my Opera browser into Chrome. Now I have an Imported folder in my bookmarks (which is almost exactly the same as my Chrome bookmark bar, cuz I actually imported them ...
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Multi-row tab bar in Firefox Quantum

Firefox Quantum breaks tab mix plus and tab kit. Is there any way to get a multi-row tab bar in Firefox Quantum? If possible, I'm looking for a supported, stable solution, that is unlikely to break ...
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How can I undo a default browser selection in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I utilize Chrome and IE as browsers at work and enjoyed being able to select between them. I recently set a default browser and would like to undo this setting.
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Cannot open new tab from command line anymore with Firefox 61

Recently switched to Firefox 61, any attempt to open a new tab from the command line with firefox http://pretty.much/anything hangs.. then fails with the "Firefox is already running but is not ...
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Chrome Stalls When Opening More Than 5 Connections/Pages To My Website At Once

I'm using part of a personal website in a way that's a bit different than normal - running certain automated PHP scripts that take considerable time to run. The scripts are pretty light on traffic ...
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AMP not compatible with IE 11

Does AMP support IE 11? I'm going to a lot of trouble to make sure my page AMP-validates and IE 11 is one of my test browsers. https://www.screencast.com/t/xFHVyaOw6Pq Is there any way to display a ...
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How to preserve “visited” links on specific sites?

I use both Chrome and Firefox. Objectives: To preserve visited links for an online course, and maybe a few other sites To be able to delete cookies regularly. For other sites, I don't care if ...
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how to run system services by sending request via browser

I want to create an interface similar to that of a dsl router where you can edit network settings in the browser and restart the router with new settings. I want to edit some settings in the browser ...
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Can you force the window to appear where you set your default internet browser?

Is there any way you can trigger (from either the command line or some vbscript) the pop-up window to appear that allows you to select your default internet browser? The pop-up I'm talking about is ...
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Opening a URL from the terminal in different spaces macOS

If I run open https://example.com from the terminal and then switch to another space with a safari window open and run the same command, the safari window in my current space will just get focused and ...