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Questions tagged [uri]

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How to execute something in terminal with URI Scheme? (vagrant:// …)

How can I run something through my own terminal that starts with a URI Scheme? For example, when running IntelliJ's Phpstorm with Vagrant, executing code tests from Phpstorm outputs something like: ...
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Registering an Application to Custom URI Scheme with environment variable

I'm following the guide here on Microsoft's site to register an application to a custom URI scheme. This works if I can provide a static path to the executable to run shell open command ...
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How to URI Encode pipe character in Firefox?

Is there an add-on or an about:config setting to force Firefox encode it's URL? Example In Firefox, typing the following and hitting go/enter http://www.example.com/go|here/again, I would expect it ...
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Make Spotify URI links clickable system wide?

So, is it possible to make Spotify URI links clickable like any hyperlink so that they just directly play that song in the client when the link is clicked ?
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Is a terminating forward slash technically appropriate when specifying a URL?

Most web browsers will allow the user to specify: https://superuser.com/ or https://superuser.com But which is technically appropriate, and why?
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How can I convert a UNC Windows file path to a File URI without using any 3rd party tools or by hand?

In a blog post from Microsoft they illustrate how a URI can be written to specify local system file paths. When sharing the path to network share files some chat programs will open these files in a ...
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How do I configure telnet: or ssh: URIs to run in Putty?

When I click a link like telnet:pi@myraspberrypi or ssh:pi@myraspberrypi I want it to open Putty and initiate the connection. How can I do this in Windows 10?
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Windows Registry | how to open .lnk

I've follow this guide: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa767914(v=vs.85).aspx which allowed me to run a .exe using a new uri scheme. The only problem is that I need to run this .exe ...
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How to configure vhost on apache

i have a question about the vhost-configuration of apache. I have a server, which runs an application on the "old" way with no mod rewrite or something like this. example: Folder ...
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Register custom URI scheme handler in Windows 10

In W7 and W8 I can execute an arbitrary executable from html just by registering handler in the registry as described https://msdn.microsoft.com/pl-pl/library/aa767914.aspx#app_reg Similarly as ...
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Creating a libvirt URI to hop to another host

I have a Qemu-Host running libvirtd which is properly configured (h0). I can only access this host via another machine (c0), which only acts as a gateway. Now I need to know if it is possible to get a ...
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File URI with username and password in Explorer

How to specify file URI with user name and password in the (Windows File) Explorer, please? Something like file://domain\user:password@host/dir/file. I need to specify domain to be equal host name, ...
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Does HTTPS also prevent middle man from tracking my browsing history apart from which domains I visited?

I read this article which says github is being blocked in Russia because a single controversial page hosted on it can't be blocked because of HTTPS. So I'm trying to determine if that implies that ...
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Create a URI Scheme Handler Association

I am new to creating Custom URI Schemes and I am trying to launch an executable jar file using URI Schemes in my Windows 7 system. For running this jar file from command prompt, I use this command: ...
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File URI scheme won't open folder

URI links to folders (in file://blahblahblah format) simply aren't working for us in some cases. Users with Windows, using Active Directory. URIs opened from the following don't work: Firefox Links ...
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What email clients support cid: and mid: URIs?

An answer on stackoverflow tells me that there is a [draft] standard URI schema for referring to parts of an email message by their Content-ID and entire email messages by their Message-ID. Another ...
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Which folder\entity in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps corresponds to a given Modern UI app URI?

Problem fully described (with screenshots and links, which are limited for new SU accounts) here http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-windows_store/broken-modern-app-shortcuts-...
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URI Scheme, launch program in its directory

I have registered URI scheme for my app. When I open it with "Run.." or in browser, it runs in hosted directory. For ex. Ive opened url in webpage, program's working dir is in browser. What I want? I ...
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How can a Greasemonkey script dynamically change the permitted URIs of other Greasemonkey scripts?

Is there a script or an extension for adding or removing a web URI from the pages a Greasemonkey extension is enabled for, ie equivalent to adjusting the URIs in the @include lines dynamically with a ...
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Why does Firefox use the “chrome://” protocol / schema in URLs? [duplicate]

When I want to configure an addon, for example Ghostery, the tab shows a URL like this one: chrome://ghostery/content/options.html What does it mean? Does it have something to do with the Chrome ...
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map my url with window 2008 r2 for a tomcat web application

I have developed a web application using jsp/servelt technology, now i have hosted in my company windows server by using tomcat web server. when i want to go to the application i have to type my ...
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Change default application of a URI scheme in Google Chrome

I accidentally make Pidgin the default app for Yahoo Messenger URI scheme (ymsgr://) in Google Chrome. Now, whenever I click on a Yahoo Messenger URI scheme, instead of appearing a popup chat box, ...
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Link to network share in email?

Assuming we are on the same network, is it possible to link to a Windows share through Gmail? Something like \\Server\Folder\file.ext? Is there a prefix for network paths, such as there is for web ...
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In a URL, what is // for? [closed]

Typically, when I see //, it's usualy following some protocol prefix like http: or ftp:. I have never seen it placed anywhere else. For example, http://www.google.com/ is a typical URL. However, ...
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Protocol URL in Firefox doesn't work if it contains “%2F”

If I write something like the following into the navigation bar of Mozilla Firefox, nothing happens: org-protocol://capture://p/http%3A%2F%2Fsuperuser.com%2Fquestions%2Fask/protocol%20in%20firefox%...
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Generate “file://” URIs in Windows Explorer

I am searching for a way to obtain a proper file:/ URI from inside Windows Explorer. Basically I would like to have a context menu entry which says "copy file URI to clipboard". Does something like ...
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Full URI to a file on another machine in our local network?

On our small-business Windows XP network, I have a file in f:\MyDir\SubDir\text.doc What would be the URI for that file while I'm on another machine.... if all I knew was that machine's IP address, ...
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How do i use a web browser to FTP with a user/pass where the pass has a @ in it?

How do i use a web browser to FTP with a user/pass where the pass has a @ in it? Example: ftp://user:p@ssword@192.168.1.1 the above will not work.
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How is http://d§.cc/ a valid URL?

While browsing online today, I came across the following URL: http://d§.cc/ Somehow it works. In Firefox 3.6/Mac, the browser seems to interpret the URL as: http://xn--d-jca.cc/ In Safari 5/Mac, ...
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Linking to a chat room via XMPP: URI

I found out how to link directly to a chat room on a Jabber conference server -- it took a bit of digging, and I wound up actually looking at the spec before I was sure I was doing it right. I ...
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How can I disable the file:// protocol in Firefox?

How to disable file:// protocol in firefox I want the users not to browse the local files on the machine. I already disabled SaveAs and OpenFile functions. I want user not to browse the local files ...