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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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What is the nomenclatural/vernacular name for internal browser pages such as “chrome://chrome-urls” or “about:config”?

I'm looking for the categorical name for internal browser pages that can be called upon via omni-box/URL bar/intent call/URI protocols. I'm lacking in knowledge of the basic verbiage to conduct ...
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Why do Chromium and Chrome delete sign-in cookies after closing the browser?

I am unable to stay signed in on Chromium and Google Chrome. I sign in to website A, close all tabs, open website A again, and am still signed in. I quit Chromium or Google Chrome, open website A, and ...
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Difference between browsing, and downloading?

I have 2GB Data to be used.. now if I download(using IDM) a youtube video of 480P its size is 240mb.. If a watch the same video on youtube.com in browser at 480p will it consume 240mb or less.. If I ...
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Make browser to open domain via http and not https for everyone [closed]

I need a website to be open in http and not in https (the reason is that I use 3-party platform which does not support SSL for now). Initially, I had SSL but then removed it (to comply with that ...
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Prevent Firefox from stealing FirefoxESR events?

tl;dr: How to run both Firefox(79 as of now), and FirefoxESR(68) at the same time, and have FirefoxESR to be the default OS browser, where all external URL cliks get open at? For a long time, at my ...
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Is there a way to copy and paste based on CSS? [closed]

Is there some kind of way I can copy & paste based on a CSS selection? In essence I want to do some simple web scraping without the hassle of writing a new program/opening a new browser session. ...
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Have I finally gone insane, or does the “sign up” page of BitMitigate redirect to 127.0.0.1?

I heard this mentioned today, so I looked it up: https://bitmitigate.com/ OK. Yet another ultra-confusing, nonsensical (to me) website with extremely unclear purpose. But once I clicked the big button ...
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Firefox Tab Unresponsiveness Followed by Program Exit

Firefox Tab Unresponsiveness Followed by Program Exit Running Firefox ESR 68.10 under Debian Linux Stretch 64bit. Standard plugins NoScript and UBlock Origin. I'm trying to solve a Firefox tab and ...
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Why anti ETag fingerprinting browser extensions won't work if I block images using other addons, like uBlock or uMatrix?

I'm trying to use one of these Firefox extensions suggested by ghacks: Header Editor; ETag Stoppa. As described by the wiki, this is what they do: Allows you to run Rules to modify headers such as ...
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Is there any way to disable automatic updates for Microsoft Edge on Windows 7?

On one of my older test machines with Windows Update enabled, the newer Chromium-based build of Microsoft Edge has been downloaded - upon rebooting for the first time after the update had been ...
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How to setup custom wildcard sudomain on localhost on Mac

I am following these directions to setup https://*.local.dev wildcard subdomains on localhost with custom domain name. However, I get this when trying to access: How do I fix this and get it to work? ...
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Disable Google search page autocompletion (“auto-suggestion”), FIREFOX

This question has been asked a lot ... in the past I used to be able to be able to accomplish this by going to this URL: www.google.co.uk/webhp?complete=0&hl=en ... but that hasn't worked for ...
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Can a website knows the programs that are running on my pc?

My campus will have an exam on its website, and the website will automatically access my laptop camera to monitor my movements. The question is, can this website knows what programs that are running ...
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FontAwesome, installed locally for browser

tl;dr Is there a way to install FontAwesome (or alternative) locally, and have it show up on every site that uses fontAwesome for icons, regardless of font-weight? For reasons I am trying to reduce my ...
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How to change window UI scaling in Internet Explorer 11?

I'm having trouble changing the scale of the UI in Internet Explorer 11 back to normal for a single website. I'm trying to help my parents with the browser, since they're used to using IE. Anyway the ...
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How to add a new person to Google Chrome with batch or Powershell?

I am tasked on creating a new chrome profile with a specific name for all employees of the company, and the task proves allot more difficult than one would expect it to be. I started scouting the web ...
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Why has Firefox stopped searching from the search bar?

I'm on Firefox 78.0.2 (64-bit) running on Win10. In Firefox, I've got DuckDuckGo as my default search engine. I used to hit <Ctrl>-T to open a new tab, type a search phrase in the address bar, ...
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Shows the same error from the webpage - Only from chrome browser

Somehow, when I load the page https://www.nbc.com/live?brand=cnbc, from Chrome, I get the error message "Sorry, it looks like the video or page you're looking for seems to have disappeared - or ...
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Keep most recent browsing data in web browser

When you clear your cache in modern browsers you are given choices such as: Last hour Today Last week Last month All time Google Chrome on my Android phone has recently started becoming unresponsive ...
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Is there any suitable way to simulate slow loading webpage?

I need to do automation(example execute some script) on wepages pages which are taking some time to load say 2 minutes etc. I've purchased Netpeeker, Netlimiter license. But I'm not able to slow down ...
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Missing Twitter card previews in chrome

I have been searching for a solution, but all I was able to find were problems using 3rd party plugins for wordpress, or alike, and didn't lead me to any conclusion Problem twitter.com on Chrome (...
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how to remove extensions settings icon from Chrome's extension bar

I would like to remove that icon of Extension settings (upper right corner) from the extensions bar. How to do that?
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Do browsers create caches of local HTML assets, such as SVGs or scripts?

This question was asked over 7 years ago, but there wasn't a definitive answer. In the following example, does the browser know not to create a cache for these local assets? <!doctype html> <...
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Chromium and Google Account log in failed because browser is not supported

I made a tigervnc connection to my raspberry pi 4b and started the built in web browser which is chromium. When I wanted to turn on Google Sync with my google account, the login went wrong signing in, ...
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How to Disable Microsoft Edge Guest Browsing on

I would like to disable Guest Browsing on Windows 10 PC (home edition, so no group policy editor- do have registry edit) on Microsoft Edge (new). I have found tutorials on how to disable incognito ...
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How to enable IE mode in Edge browser (Version 83.0.478.61 and up) for a site?

Is there an easy way to enable IE mode on the new Edge (Chromium) browser. Recent version have removed the flag for IE integration and this functionality seems to be pretty well hidden and obscured ...
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Is it possible to use the command line to download a picture through the browser?

This question is similar to this one: Is it possible to download using the Windows command line?, but with the small difference that, since the browser is the only program allowed to access the ...
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How can I set Firefox to block every pop-ups, using only native browser options, without installing any add-on?

Some questions have been asked before about blocking pop-ups, but they don't fit my needs of using the default browser options. Basically, Firefox has an integrated "block pop-up" option ...
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how can i copy or translate youtube translation words , can i show two youtube translation at once [migrated]

Is there a way to use the hold or copy or search a word from the on active youtube translations lines Is there also a way to show tow types of translation at once?
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bypass websites detecting adblocker on AdGuards DNS network

I just set the AdGuards ipv4 DNS servers as the default on my router, Wifi Is now ad-free! YAY! only one disadvantage, some websites detect this as an adblocker, and comes with the standard pop-up &...
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How to allow background tabs in Firefox to be more active (more priority)?

I have noticed that background tabs in recent versions of Firefox tend to not get much priority to complete their tasks. That's probably ideal for many people, but I would like to create a Firefox ...
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virus attack on i3,windows 10,which attacks through the browser [duplicate]

I expirienced virus attack on my laptop. It attacks through the browser. Browser console opens automatically and some strange script starts to execute. I stopped the internet right there. No harm is ...
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Can I block HTML elements system-wide?

I know there is a hosts file that allows me to block entire domains. 0.0.0.0 blockthissite.net :: blockthssite.net I'd like to block particular elements for a website. I can do this today with ...
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How can I download audio from Google’s sample text-to-speech into an mp3 file? [duplicate]

I am a student with zero coding experience. For school, I would like to download a few mp3 files from Google's sample text-to-speech. I would just play the audio through my speakers and hit 'record' ...
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chromium: “stop loading this page” button erases URL from URL bar

When I type URL into chromium URL bar, ie http://10.10.10.3:80 and the server is currently unreachable, when I wand chromium to stop trying to load, and I press the "stop loading this page" ...
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How do I find what font Chrome is using to display non-latin script?

I'm doing some coding that involves displaying Chinese characters as images, and observed that the font I'm using for coding (simsun) does not display a lot of the characters that my browser displays ...
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Is there still no way to uninstall Microsoft Legacy Edge? [duplicate]

Since Microsoft has started rolling out Chromium Edge for everyone having the versions v1803 and above via software updates, so, is there any way to uninstall the Legacy Edge in the lower versions of ...
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Can the interruption of a browser download be caused by the Wi-Fi dongle hardware?

I used Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) on my computer, and had no problems with browser downloads (Firefox). Then, my HDD crashed, and I replaced it with a small SSD and installed Windows 10 (currently on ...
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Can i run google chrome 2 times at the same time on same network with same address

I'm trying to run two Google chrome browsers at the same time off my iPhone 11 can I do this on the same network same address and same account ?
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Way to enable auto spell correct on windows 10 with any browser?

My typing is really bad so I have been trying to enable auto correct for windows 10 while using a web browser(mainly for facebook chat). I did a google search and all posts are on how to disable it. I ...
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Are browser extensions that allow css :visited to start working again a security breach?

All browsers have restricted :visited for better security. (Mozilla's page for details.) This is quite troublesome when visiting a lot of pages. I have been using the extension 'stylus' which targets ...
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Saving an image in Chrome in one step

I am a Designer. I save hundreds of images a day to share with coworkers and for personal research. All the browsers I use beside from Chrome have a right-click option called Save Image to Downloads. ...
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Browser in CentOS 7 VPS

I'm trying to run browser (Chrome, firefox) in my Centos 7 vps. google-chrome command: ERROR:zygote_host_impl_linux.cc(89)] Running as root without --no-sandbox is not supported. See https://crbug.com/...
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Is there a way to retrieve a username or file from browser cache or cookies?

Several months ago I made an account on an online shop and did one transaction. For some reason I cannot remember the email I used. Is there a way to retrieve this information somewhere in my browser ...
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Chrome, Safari, and Airmail have stopped trusting random certificates, including ones for Google-owned sites

As of approximately June 13, 2020, some secure sites that I try to visit in Google Chrome are showing a Privacy error, specifically NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID. I am using Google Chrome Version 83....
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How do I stop Google Chrome from reloading tabs that failed to load?

Whenever a tab fails to load (network error, DNS error, timeout error etc.), every time I switch to it Google Chrome tries to refresh it. This is extremely annoying. I thought I had solved this issue ...
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Block websites for standard user but allow for admin account

This is for a home PC (not on any domain). My kid is a monster when it comes to clicking where he is messing around settings (varying from either installing addons in browser or change windows ...
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how can I easily copy text from a clickable text

is there a way to convert web link or clickable text to plain text for example, the youtube video title if I want to copy a word from the whole title it's hard and you might open the link so is ...
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Browser redirect - happens on some computers and not others

I am having a weird problem with browser redirects. It is weird because it shows up on some computers, but not others, and I cannot tell what the key difference is. There is a website which redirects ...
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How do text highlighting anchors in URLs work? (ex. #:~:text=highlight%20this)

Recently I've noticed that results in Google and Bing in Chromium-based browsers (Chrome, newer versions of Edge, Chrome on Android) will take you to the page with relevant information highlighted. It ...

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