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How to limit YouTube WATCH time with a browser extension or other tool? [closed]

Specifically, I am looking for a way to limit time spent watching YouTube videos, but it doesn't count time browsing YouTube (or time with a video paused), so a typical website-time-limiter extension ...
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Can a web application detect browser proxy settings?

Can a website or web application detect whether or not proxy settings have been specified in the browser?
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What user-agent "BBBike" is?

I've observed loads of robots.txt where a user-agent called "BBBike" is blocked. I'm curious what the story behind it is. Does anyone know? Or maybe it's just something happened in the, we ...
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How to prevent stupid websites from breaking the "scroll wheel mode"?

The only website from which I can order groceries is doing something incredibly annoying. Example: https://www.mat.se/search.html Somehow, they have managed (deliberately or through incompetence) to ...
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Why do different sites report Vivaldi's user-agent as different strings?

Site Reported UA https://duckduckgo.com/?q=what+is+my+user+agent&ia=answer Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/100.0.4896.81 Safari/537.36 ...
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Excel for Web Data Validation List Not Working with FILTER() function

I am using a combination of a data validation list - which contains zip codes - and the =FILTER() function to try and create a drop down list of zip codes for the user to search from. When I remove ...
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Mozilla Firefox : activate reader view by default whenever possible [duplicate]

I really enjoy Mozilla Firefox's Reader Mode, however it requires clicking on the button everytime I open a new page. Is it possible to specify that I want Reader Mode to be active by default whenever ...
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Can a website in itself be dangerous?

I do understand that there is a risk of phishing, and that it downloads files that may cause harm when opened. But is there any risk of something bad happening when I simply open a website? In that ...
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Is there a way to access a web page only via menu clicking ( not via URL typing) in Java web application?

We can go to a web page by directly typing a URL in the URL bar. But is there a way to access a web page only via menu clicking while disallowing access it by a URL typing in the URL bar in a Java Web ...
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Google Chrome restrict to one web site

i want to deploy google chrome on virtual delivery agent in Citrix server environment and also want to restrict the chrome to one web link which is URL of internal web server. i do not want to allow ...
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Receiving incorrect TLS certificate from website

This is a strange issue that (so far) is specific only to plex.tv website. I am seeing this same problem from various devices on my network. Ultimately, simply trying to access https://plex.tv in my ...
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How can I get Chrome Password Manager, LastPass, etc to remind me to use "Sign in with Google" and not username+password?

Background: Lots of sites have their own user registration systems and require you to login with a good ol' fashioned Username and Password, which password managers today handle (mostly) fine: For ...
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How to open links in a new tab?

I am used to open links in a new tab by clicking scroll on my mouse. Starting from middle 2020 more and more websites are blocking this: when I click scroll wheel on something, I get a circle with ...
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Identifying culprit for Firefox malfunction

In my site I have some free (public domain, or with permission) ebooks, that can be read online with epub.js. It used to work fine in Firefox, but now I realize when I try to turn pages, a new copy of ...
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LAMP Stack refresh rate is poor

I'm using LAMP on Linux(Debian). Earlier I used WAMP on Windows. Whenever I saved the PHP file and tested on the browser, it immediately takes effect. However, in Linux, the LAMP takes too much time ...
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Nginx try_files doesn't work inside server block

http { include mime.types; default_type application/octet-stream; server { root /websites; listen 80; server_name localhost; # don't work ...
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Avast block me to use JSFiddle web

I am developer. Today I want to create some example on JSFiddle page but Avast decide to block me to use it. GREAT. What should I do to force the Avast do not mess with the browser protection? Its ...
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monitor android app's web connection

Recently My relative has became victim of phishing scam and lost around 50k money.. First Fraudster gave him fake Order Item page for order of Rs.300 In which he inserted debit card data. After that ...
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Moving social networks cookies from one container to another (Firefox)

I want to move cookies of web.telegram.org and web.whatsapp.com and from one container to another in Firefox, I used the addon "Cookie Quick Manager", it lets you copy cookies from a ...
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Is it possible to Google/web search based on SITE TITLE alone?

Say someone knows the title a site uses on one of its possibly indexed pages. Given so, is it possible to search ONLY FOR TITLES OF WEBPAGES PRIMARILY, as opposed to overall results? Title as in the ...
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Errant Web Page Display

Some web pages on my wife's PC are showing the typed url for some web links directly underneath the link. The "link" is superimposed on top of the typed url. I have searched for a solution,...
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Keeping remote files up to date but excluding some subdirectories

I have a web server running remotely on Linux and I'd like to sync my local fines to the server whenever there's a change. It needs to update when a local file is deleted or a new local file is added. ...
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Some way I can efficiently view the content of a website?

This especially has to do with Blogspot sites, where you usually have to click through alot of links; every month of the year has its own linked section.. and only a few posts are displayed per page ...
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Batch download webpages as displayed by browser

Wget doesn't work because the page is dynamic, and no matter what options I put it won't download some of the text shown in Firefox. I Googled quite a bit, but all the solutions I find are quite ...
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Can I open Chrome devtools in an existing devtools window?

I am on a mac, where I am using a multiscreen setup for development. On my laptop window I have the application - on my second screen, I hold the devtools in its own full screen workspace. An issue I ...
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How to host project online that uses npm, yarn, xampp, apache, mysql?

I've inherited (been given from prev developer) a web project that I need to host and I'm unsure exactly how to go about doing it. In the past I've put up static websites using Namecheap.com which has ...
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Save all blob images automatically from webpage on computer

The webpage concerned has this block of code: <img alt="Guess how many chickens in this box" src="blob:https://example.com/ccaa6115-80d3-47b0-8f78-0efb6c7c60d1" class="_1-...
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Store private key in self signed certificate?

I'm a bit confused by this command for generating a self-signed certificate from an otherwise clear tutorial on OpenSSL: openssl req \ -x509 -nodes -days 365 -sha256 \ -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout ...
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How to fully load a website in a background tab in Firefox?

How can one ensure a website gets fully loaded when the site is opened in a Firefox background tab? For example, the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at ...
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How to See Ad without being tracked by Google and others?

I want to know how Google,Facebook,etc.. know I viewed AD? Are they know it by pixels(like in emails) on ADS or any other way? Let Me Clear What I want to Know Take Example- Here I Suppose UMatrix is ...
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What happen if two websites redirect its users to each other? [closed]

Let's say we have x.com and y.com x.com redirects to y.com while y.com redirects to x.com will users be redirected forever? or what will happen?
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How to disable web search in search icon windows 10

Go to Windows Defender Firewall settings > Advanced setting > Outbound rules> Windows Search > properties > block the connection > apply > ok. This is working for me. 100%. Any ...
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Cryptic text / weird characters on selected websites opened in Firefox

Since about a week, some (not all) web pages opened in Firefox (86.0.1 (64-bit)) look like they have some kind of encoding error, see following screenshot. I already created a new profile a few days ...
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Allow reqests by self but not by a user

I have a few files on my apache2 web server (like passwords and technical files) that should be not accessable by users but by the web server pages. Also I'd like to make it possible to whitelist ...
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Is it possible to invert the onmousehover behaviour in a browser?

Is it possible to modify in some way (by adding stylesheets, injecting JS, or whatever) the behaviour of a browser so that in a web page fully loaded it inverts its processing regarding onmousehover ...
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How do we force a Chrome/Chromium desktop shortcut to open in its own window?

I added a desktop shortcut for Google Photos (http://photos.google.com), and I chose the Open as window option, and it works great: Google Photos always opens in its own window. However, if I try to ...
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How can I download these slides created in Javascript?

How are slides similar to https://talks.golang.org/2012/concurrency.slide created? by some Javascript frameworks/libraries? How can I download these slides (https://talks.golang.org/2012/concurrency....
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Can't access web server with public IP

I am running spring boob/tomcat web server on raspberry pi, and I can access that same server from another computer when I use a private IP address(192.168....), but when I try to access it with ...
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Saving web page periodically

Is there anyway of automatically save a web page periodically, e.g. everyday? What I want is something like https://archive.org/ but locally (and just for some sites).
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Create a desktop app from a collection of webpages

So I have the following problem: I have several web tools that I use for organizing myself. Eg. Todoist, Google Calendar, and Clockify. Ideally, I would like all those tools to act as one application. ...
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I can't get my wildcard certificate to work

I'm running Apache v 2.4.38 on Debian 10 4.19.0-11-cloud (amd64), and I can't my wildcard certificate to work Steps I done (all as root) : Issued a Let's Encrypt certificate using acme.sh acme.sh --...
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Persistent api keys for onedrive embedded excel sheets

I have a site for a golf tournament that is literally just a series of embedded excel worksheets. I used the embed tool built into the web interface for one drive (right click file -> embed -> ...
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Visit site as a different computer

How can I visit a website once and act as if it was my first time there, the same as visiting that site as if i were on a different computer but with the same computer? Ive tried things like vpn and ...
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How can one disable supported crypto groups in Firefox's TLS support

I know how to enable/disable a particular cryptosuite in Firefox, with the settings like security.ssl3.rsa_des_ede3_sha in about:config. But I can't find how to do that with supported field groups, ...
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Download older version of browsers as a developer

I need to test a feature on Chromium 38 engine. Where can I get the specific version of any browser that use this specific engine. I wonder, how developers handle this kind of scenario. If the ...
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WiFi Router need to be Rebooted each time to Connect

I have 2 WiFi routers in my house. one of them is a modem + router, the other one is a spare I had. I configured the spare as an extender on the WiFi network to expand the reach. Basically, now I have ...
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IIS with multiple sites with different ports

I have a windows server and IIS instance that have a default website on port 80 and a domain set to this server IP, now I want to point another domain to this IP and DNS provider said you can not set ...
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Selecting a YouTube video using just the keyboard on search page

I have a system where I mainly want to use the keyboard for navigating and I can get around half-decent however when I hit the Tab button repeatedly on the search results page it highlights the three ...
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Accesing Opera GX Corner from a different browser

Does anyone have an idea how to access Opera GX's, GX Corner from a different browser? In Opera it's pinned as a tab, or accessed through http://gx-corner.opera.com however through the address, it ...
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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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