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Is it possible to enforce CSS1 in browsers?

CSS2 was created in 1998, when websites were very rudimentary. It is logical to assume that almost all websites nowadays use CSS options that were developed after that date, which is after all already ...
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Why is uploading files from a browser always slow?

There are two separate attempts: Via the browser. Via API. And possible factors: a. The difference is when they are tried. (say 3 hours or 5 minutes apart) b. General internet status in related ...
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How to display file size before starting a download?

Browsers including Chrome don't have the capacity to tell you the size of a file before executing the download. However, the webserver that is serving the file may sometimes return the file size ...
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How much vertical space can I recover from a browser?

I use Firefox with the Tree Style Tabs add-on. This lets you arrange tabs in a tree structure --perfect for organizing research and work tickets, which is where I originally heard of Tree Style Tabs-- ...
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Open Chrome with specific profile from WSL

Once adding the params i needed to escape the space so setting it like this worked. export BROWSER='/mnt/c/Program\ Files/Google/Chrome/Application/chrome.exe --profile-directory="Profile 2"'...
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Can website cookies (ie. from Facebook) track me when I use the same browser to browse other websites?

Cookies are one mechanism by which websites can track your activity, but this is only one of the methods that Facebook has to track your activity on the internet. Facebook can track your activity even ...
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Can a web application detect browser proxy settings?

They can if the proxy inserts some standard HTTP headers that were created for this purpose. For example x-forwarded-for Some proxies are intended to be transparent and might not insert such headers.
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