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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Prevent Chrome to check working internet connection

My setup: I have a webserver which is accessible over an WIFI access point, but the server is otherwise completely offline. It just provides access to the locally hosted website. The clients get ...
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Brave browser, have autocomplete top browser in address bar

I've setup Google as the default search engine and expected to have autocomplete like in Chrome. I tried googling a solution but from the scattered links I could find, I could not find a solution. ...
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The URL bar has vanished from Vivaldi browser

Suddenly (probably after playing around with Vivaldi's full-screen view mode), the address bar (location bar or URL bar) has vanished from the Vivaldi browser! Of course, I've clicked the "Reset ...
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How to view Mozilla Firefox source code within Firefox without an internet connection?

When connected to the internet, Mozilla provides easy access to all source code for Firefox here: https://dxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/ When not connected to the internet, what internal URL'...
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Why can't I log in a website that I have saved cookie data from?

I came across this Extension called EditThisCookie that can import and export cookies. So I did an experiment… I first exported the cookies from Facebook while logged in, and then I logged out. Then ...
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How do I search the Chrome Web Store for apps? [migrated]

Ok, Chrome apps still exist, u just cant search for them because you will get extensions results… BUT, here is an example of one App Cookies if u search “cookies” this app wont show up… very simple ...
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Change http / https protocol in browser settings [closed]

I changed it in the browser settings for a long time (I just don’t remember how) so that in the address of the pages it was always addressed as https (even if it was specified - http) after pressing ...
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Cannot reset Chrome (Mac)

I've been getting a problem with Chrome where it keeps crashing when I try to refresh a web page. Bear in mind this only appears to happen on a local .html file that I'm building. So I tried to reset ...
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Why Bing query IP get `Ref A, Ref B, Ref C`, what's that? [closed]

What's the meaning of: Ref A: 69B89F878CF346EB8BE9332BACE489E8 Ref B: BJ1EDGE0318 Ref C: 2020-02-13T04:12:26Z when I input ip:8.8.8.8 in Bing.com, and query, I get that. EDIT-01 You see the ...
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Why does Chrome try to download/save xml file served from gatsby on localhost, rather than display in browser if '.xml' suffix missing from filename?

This is a question about how a web server handles requests for XML files, depending on if the file has a '.xml' suff I'm working with Gatsby. Developing on localhost. I have an xml file/resource that ...
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Open the same link in all Chrome Browser Profiles?

I would like to open one specific link in all Google Chrome User Profiles. Is there any possible way to do that, either by mac os command, inside chrome or an application? If its not possible to ...
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How to block every image on a website?

I would like to be able to block every image on websites that suffer from severe clickbaity images so only text is shown. It would be nice if the solution could be dis/enabled easily in case I would ...
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How to open sites with broken or unsupported SSL/TLS

Many configuration interfaces of routers or switches only support TLS 1.0 connections with older firmware. Now that support for TLS 1.0 is being removed from most popular browsers, how can one still ...
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Can you switch browser tabs without focusing window?

I primarily use chrome, but I'm open to using any browser that would allow me to do that. In Windows 10 you can scroll any window, even if it's not currently active by hovering your mouse over and ...
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Why does chrome use a font where I and l look the same?

In chrome (and most other browsers from what I can tell) the font used has the issue that the glyph used for I (uppercase i) is identical to the one used for l (lowercase L) This is something I have ...
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How to configure Firefox not to allow browsing to a specified webdomain?

How can I configure Firefox 71 running on Windows 7 Pro to block access to a specified domain, e.g. foo.bar?
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Export passwords from Chrome 62, failsafe way?

I checked several answers that were posted on here, but somehow nothing seems to work. I'm using Chrome version 62.0.3202.89 and I want to export my passwords in order to reinstall Chrome, since I can'...
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Viewing the Local Storage of a HTTP website that now redirects to HTTPS

The Notepad website I've been using lost all of the data that I had kept on it. Not only that, it turns out the snapshots I was downloading were all empty! Unfortunately, I had important data on it, ...
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how to make bookmark sidebar like microsoft edge in chrome?

I am using google chrome as my default browser but I like a bookmark of Microsoft edge which opens from the sidebar. how can I do the same in chrome because chrome shows bookmark bar beneath search ...
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What determines the current browser location on desktop PC and how can it be changed?

When Google Chrome asks me to share my location with a website that uses the geolocation feature such as mycurrentlocation.net, and I allow it, the website locates me a few kilometers away in the next ...
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Disabling web page auto reload

Some web pages have an auto-reload feature and there's no way to disable it in the web page. This is specially annoying if you are reading and suddenly the page reloads and move the text or if you are ...
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Expanded web browser back button

Does anyone else find they lose track of sites hidden behind the back button of the browser? Instead of digging through the back button of various tabs or combing through the history, after hitting a ...
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Disable Drag and Drop tabs in FIREFOX

1) Is there a way to disable drag and drop of tabs in firefox and only enable it when I drag tabs while holding the control button? 2) A way to undo the last drag and drop using a keyboard shortcut? ...
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How to manage authorized/banned cookies at a website granularity in Chrome

Here is what I'd like to achieve in Chrome browser: For a given website being creepy with 3rd party cookies, say borderlands.com for the sake of the example, I'd like to authorize specifically ...
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Chrome search engine messes up Cyrillic letters

I have this search url specified for a custom search engine bound to keyword mt: https://www.multitran.com/m.exe?l1=1&l2=2&s=%s When I type mt check - it correctly opens up the https://www....
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Prevent Local Drives Browsing from Mozilla Firefox and Google chrome [duplicate]

During an audit it was observed that users can access local drive (C: D:) from Google and Firefox browser. I'm trying hard to block access from browser except Internet Explorer but no luck yet. Can ...
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Print a webpage as I see it in the Browser window

How do I print a webpage exactly as I see it in my browser. For example, when I try to print the below webpage then the print preview shows the webpage's text in some weird characters instead of ...
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Websites show in mobile version when I zoom in

Anyone knows how to force firefox browser to mentain desktop version of sites even if I zoom in? Thank You In other words how to make firefox report to websites that I use specific resolution even if ...
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Override DNS in Firefox, without manipulating hosts file

I've got a situation where I want to be able to override the DNS for a hostname so I can access the old version of a site, and then be able to access the real version in another browser. Add-ons like ...
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.BAT File Open a website several times in different tabs with different inputs

I'm trying to create a .bat file to open 10 google tabs with a slightly altered search. So Ideally what the file would do is Prompt for user input for a base search term i.e 1000 Then it would ask ...
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Save File Dialog is Crashing web Browers (I've tried everyting I've found except reinstalling the OS from scratch)

Whenever I use the save file dialog in Firefox or Internet Explorer, the browser crashes. (Windows 10.) This problem does not occur with an non-browser programs. Things I've tried (from various ...
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How can I open Windows Spotlight links in a browser other than Edge?

I wonder, now that Edge chromium has been released it would be lovely to have links open in there other than in the old Edge. But I can't find out how it works. Is there a special protocol that ...
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Bypass URL OneDrive [migrated]

Hi there members of the forum, My question is about a pdf-document at OneDrive, named PDF_test. It is located in a folder named TEST. When you click the pdf-doc this URL is displayed: https://...
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Why won't file open in browser when content-disposition not set, type is specified, and no obvious 'force download':

A webpage has a series of PDFs that I need to access recently (they may be updated regularly so I always need 'fresh' access, not locally saved). Each time, it forces me to download the file. In '...
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how to launch firefox in private mode with the keyboard?

How to launch a new private firefox window from the "type here to search" box in the start menu? (I think this is the same as windows key+r and then typing in "firefox" but not sure. There seem some ...
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NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID error while browsing youtube.com in windows 10 [duplicate]

While browsing https://www.youtube.com from any browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, IE), I am getting the same error NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID . It is about certificate issue. When I check the ...
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Open browser tab to multiple IP addresses if each goes to the same domain

I have a domain that has multiple servers behind a load balancer. I would like to "fire off" a web browser to each IP address but using this same domain name. My use case is Moodle, but the same ...
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How to get a link to display a site in desktop browser but mobile view only?

I know that I can display any site in mobile view for example with Chrome I can press on F12 and select the desired device but I need to send the site link in this view to someone else , someone dont ...
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Why is Pale Moon not loading my stylesheet randomly? (Apparently because of uBlock Origin.)

I have Pale Moon installed on Windows 10. I have it running. I first clear ALL browser data and then close the program. Then I run this command: http://127.0.0.1/test/test.php Now I again clear the ...
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Any alternates for browser bookmarks or any way to properly arrane in browser itself?

I bookmark a lot of technical articles for future reference but with time the list is getting bigger and bigger. I've a bookmark folder in my browser and then all articles bookmarked inside it. Since ...
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iTerm2-like double click selection behavior in a browser?

Basically, I want to be able to set the characters that count as word boundaries or text breaks in Chrome / Brave for MacOS to make it like iTerm2: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/333474/...
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Firefox - how to refresh an open tab automatically every x minutes?

can someone help please in the following situation: You have multiple tabs open in Firefox. While you are surfing across different tabs, you would like a specific tab (tab "A") to refresh itself ...
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How can I save the current state of a web page as a static snapshot?

Suppose a web page uses MathJax extensively. If you save this page and then open the local copy, you'll have to wait until it renders the equations, because the HTML code still retains the $$\hat x=\...
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How to know the size of a page for data transfer calculations

I'm trying to calculate the total number of Giabytes that my website will need for data transfer before deciding whether I will host in AWS or other hosting companies, since AWS only provide a monthly ...
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Cannot connect to certain websites on any browser. Tracert and ping both work normally for affected websites

I cannot connect to Facebook or Imgur through Chrome, Firefox, or Edge, (I'm running Windows 10). This is on my laptop wifi connection, which I've tested on 4 different wifi connections (home, school, ...
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How can I access my browser's history by searching the blog's conent?

I was reading something important last week and forgot to bookmark it, I have very huge browsing history so am not able to find the exact blog link but I remember the content of that blog. Is there ...
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How do I instruct Firefox to allow me to open file:/// URLs on a localhost-server http:// webpage?

I have made a WWW control panel running on http://127.0.0.1/. When I open it in Firefox and click a link such as: <a href="file:///C:/Users/John%20Doe/Documents/test/log.txt">test</> ...
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chromium log in 404

When I try to log in chromium, it navigate me to this page: https://accounts.google.com/signin/chrome/sync?ssp=1&continue=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F That’s an error. The ...
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CPU usage explodes from 30-40% to 99%?

Whenever I try to browse www.upstox.com in Opera 65 or any other browser, suddenly CPU usage explodes to 99%, GPU usage explodes to >80%, fan starts to throw fire at me. Meanwhile, this service ...
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Delay when using right click 'save as' function in all internet browsers

In Windows 10 when using the right click 'save as' function on any internet browser [well,Firefox,Edge and Chrome anyway],there is an annoying delay before it saves the file. I've tried everything ...

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