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YouTube stops buffering when video is paused

For some reason YouTube isn't buffering videos whilst they are paused. It started happening two months ago. At first I thought it was just a global change by YouTube, but after venting on Twitter I ...
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2answers
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Google copy link location annoyance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turning off Google search results indirection Sounds like a stupid question, but this really bothers me and I don't see an easy workaround. Every time I need to post ...
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How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser?

I have a GMail address with my employer, a personal GMail address, and a GMail address for my personal business. My gf also has a GMail address she uses on the same PC. Currently this requires much ...
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5answers
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Is there a way for to store bookmarks and favorites so that I can access from more than a single computer?

I have a large number of bookmarked sites and links that I want to be able to access on other computers that I use. Is there a way for me to share or access these without having to sync them by hand?
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Text Only Facebook reader?

Is there a way I can read Facebook updates, see events, and view profiles in a text only sans JavaScript format? This is because I often surf from links, and Facebook is unusable in that tool.
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What tools can I use to check what sort of information is shared about me with websites?

Related to this question about tracking mechanisms on Web applications and sites, I would like to know: What tools, scripts or other applications can be used to identify when my online activity is ...
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1answer
22k views

Is there a way to use Skype chat from within the browser?

Is there a way to use Skype's chat features from within the browser? It would be great to be able to converse with your contact in situations where you can't necessarily install applications (while ...
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2answers
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Opening files directly in Google Chrome [closed]

I'm frequently opening files from websites (e.g. doc files) and is seems Chrome is missing the option to open it directly instead of saving it first (like possible in e.g. IE, FF, Opera). Any hack ...
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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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5answers
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blacklisting parasite websites that copy stackoverflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove sites permanently from (my personal) Google search results? How can you configure a browser, and the search agent - e.g. google - that it uses, ...
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1answer
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Reloading page via the reload button or the site logo?

Occasionally, I have browsers/searchers block and I'll sit on the frontpage of Stack Exchange sites waiting for something to pop up... reloading the page every now and again. Vs. Is there a ...
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3answers
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is there any alternative for LastPass manager add-on for Google Chrome?

I've been using LastPass - now I love to use Chromium web browser. Is there any existing app similar to LastPass manager? Or any other way, like migration or something which I can keep synced with my ...
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1answer
1k views

How do you view the file size of a video in a webpage?

I am using Chrome and was trying to inspect a Flash video to check the file size and could not find it using the built in developer tools. Is there a way in Chrome, as well as other browsers? How ...
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1answer
143 views

Odd behaviour noticed with Gmail on different browsers

So I have my Gmail account open on two different browsers on the same computer (Chrome and Firefox). Now I was using the pop out chat feature of Google Talk embedded in the web page of my Chrome ...
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5answers
10k views

How to login in two accounts in the same browser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to open my Google account and my Google Apps account at the same time? I want to login in two users to Gmail using IE. The problem is that even when I open a new ...
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2answers
4k views

Facebook not displaying photos

Currently I have some problems with Facebook as all photos of my friends are not loaded! Screenshot: The same error occurs on my Mac with Safari, on Windows with Firefox and on Ubuntu with ...
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1answer
83 views

How to make a YouTube full screen stretch over two monitors?

I am using Google Chrome. I tried HTML5, pepper flash, and normal flash but I always see the video on one monitor. I tried http://www.youtube.com/v/[video-id] but I see the Chrome tabs and bars. Do ...
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0answers
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How can I preview various Google services in Firefox?

With iGoogle shut down I haven't been able to replicate my homepage through other services. I'm not asking for a generic replacement for iGoogle, but how to accomplish a specific use case whether ...
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1answer
846 views

How can I get my Facebook posts translated from English to another language?

How can I have integrated translation of Facebook posts from English to another language in my browser? I have seen that in some cases, Facebook adds a "Translate" link, but not in my non-English ...
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4answers
2k views

Is there another IE streaming service similar to Spoon?

I use Spoon Browser sandboxes for versions of IE on my computer. It's a great service but recently Microsoft asked them to remove their IE versions from the site. Does anyone know if there is a ...
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2answers
896 views

How do special characters in a URL work? Are they fake?

I came across a URL with non-Latin characters, featuring Korean glyphs: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/여보세요 Copying it gives me another URL: ...
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1answer
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Specific Japanese/Foreign Language text not rendering in modern desktop browser(s)

I've recently come across an issue where some Japanese text on certain web pages won't render properly no matter what I do. I've tested many browsers, changed character encoding and even gone as far ...
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1answer
3k views

save all open webpages for offline browsing [closed]

Is there a way to save all the open web pages in the browser to a disk? If several webpages are open and just one click saves all those to a disk it would be very handy. One would not have to rely on ...
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1answer
248 views

Web browser usage census map?

Does anyone know of a web application that will display the types/versions of browsers people use overlaid over google maps?
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1answer
91 views

Are there any webapps that provide a home page designed for web-apps? Like Quicksilver or Launchy for the browser? [closed]

Like a browser equivalent of the programs menu, are there any webapps that will allow us to set the apps we use, provide a search bar, and other functionality and be utilized as a homepage for our ...
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1answer
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How could we search for our lists in Google Bookmarks? [closed]

Does anyone know how we could search for our lists in Google Bookmarks? Like say if I have a list called "Internet", if I search for "Internet" in the search box, not only my lists will be returned ...
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3answers
896 views

What allows a web application to find out the resolution of the screen when the page is rendered?

For example have a look at this website, I am wondering how an application like this would work. From what I understand, resolution awareness is not there with the webpage generator, but with the ...
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2answers
353 views

Find out version of the web engine of your browser by an online service

Is there a website which returns the type and version of the web engine (for example WebKit or Gecko) my browser uses?
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1answer
506 views

My Home Page settings don’t work In Opera; how do I fix it?

I use Opera and set my home page to www.google.com. I accidentally clicked on the iGoogle link and now I can’t get rid of it. My home page in preferences is still www.google.com but when I load the ...
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1answer
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How to download this webpage?

I would like to download this webpage http://www.newsmth.net/nForum/#!article/EconForum/396054 In Firefox, by Ctrl+S, I can choose "Web page, Complete", "Web page, html only", "Text file"or "All ...
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1answer
1k views

Access “old” Google+ Hangout from web browser?

I have started a couple of Google+ Hangouts on my cell phone (Android), and I can access them whenever I want. I've been unable to find these Hangouts in a regular desktop web browser, though. On ...
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2answers
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Analyse the packets from server to my machine

I recently read NS2, which is used to simulate the networks. Now I want to see how my packets are sent to the server and received from the server. Though I can make use of ping command, I want a ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I open links to a specific website in a non-default browser on a Mac? [closed]

My default browser is the latest Chrome on the latest OS X. I want to open links to pivotaltracker.com (from Skype, email, wherever) in a Fluid browser that is dedicated to Pivotal Tracker. Googling ...
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How does a web browser know if destination is http or https? [migrated]

I use Wireshark to analyze web traffic. When i open my web browser and type in the address: stackexchange.com, it first performs a DNS query, receives an answer, and then sends a TCP Syn packet to ...
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Move sessions in Chrome to a different computer [migrated]

I need to move my browsing session in Chrome to a different computer. For example, on my current computer, I have sessions saved for Gmail, Facebook etc. So, I can go to Facebook.com and it will not ...
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0answers
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How come I see myself logged in Facebook on on other pages

How it is achieved that I am "logged" in Facebook in other pages as well. Is this not violation of same origin policy? Can Facebook collect the data about the pages I visit this way? Can the host ...
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How can I trust Google Drive web uploads in general?

You see, when I use Dropbox - the client, it will resume uploads/downloads if the connection goes dead. It will also make sure the upload/download is 100% complete, secure, done. If the file is marked ...
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1answer
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facebook view deleted post from wall

On Facebook I'm friends with a normal account (I think) that posts messages sent to it. I was reading a post of it that showed up on my news feed but when I went to like it I got a message saying this ...
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How can i change the content of the google bar? [duplicate]

You know ... that bar that appear on top of GMail, GReader, G+, and so on ... As GReader is dommed to death, I would like to customize my google bar to replace GReader link with the remplacement I ...
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1answer
5k views

How to restore default zoom level in browsers [closed]

I would like to know the keyboard shortcuts for restoring default zoom level in following browsers: Firefox Chrome IE -Thanks.
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1answer
445 views

Why does Firefox 17.0.1 user agent string not contain the correct version number? [closed]

Background: I know the practice of user agent sniffing isn't approved, but I encountered a bug in Firefox 17.0 that enabled HTML and Javascript source code editing in the WYSIWYG editor FCKEditor ...
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1answer
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Is there a browser that allows multiple personal bookmark toolbars? [closed]

I usually use Opera but it doesn't seem to have this. I have a lot of personal bookmarks. Some are for work and some are for work. I would really like to have one toolbar for each.
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Logging full network connection like in browser [migrated]

Can I set my browser or download a special application to log/download everything that is going through network while browsing a site? When I open a website in Firefox, it downloads the files to ...