Questions tagged [browser]

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Can't use any of the Google services from Chrome

I just bought a new laptop and I installed Chrome on it. I logged into my Google account and ever since none of the Google services work, I always get the Aw Snap! screen on all websites. They begin ...
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gmail pinned tabs in FF 66.0.3 running on windows 7 - signing out of one account closes all

Hi I have several different gmail accounts I am using on daily basis, and everytime I sign out of one it signs me out of all. I have all of them pinned in one FF window, and when I re-logon to one it ...
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How do you retrieve deleted Google bookmarks back so you can use them?

How do I get deleted Google bookmarks back? I've looked in bookmark manager for them but I accidentally deleted the bookmarks ad I need them.
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How can I easily merge the tabs of two Chrome windows?

I have two Chrome windows open with a bunch of tabs. I want to merge the tabs/windows so that all the tabs are in one window. Is there a way to merge them without manually moving each tab from one ...
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What doest “x HTTPS upgrades” mean in Brave browser?

I have just discovered Brave browser and one of the features is called HTTPS upgrades. I tried to find out what it means, but could not find any relevant information:
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How to edit in word online on android browser?

Bc of lacking features, I am trying to replace the Word android app w/ Word Online (office.com/launch/word), but when I try to edit 1 of my documents on WO, the page redirects me to download their app ...
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Can I automatically sign out of Google on browser close, but keep my cookies?

I'm paranoid enough that I'd like to use two-factor authentication for my Google account and automatically sign out of Google on browser close. But I'm not paranoid enough to use two-factor ...
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Where does Marudot store information between browser sessions?

I often use a handy Marudot iCal Event Maker. This web application remembers past events that I have put into it, even though I don't log in, I clear all cookies between sessions, and I use my laptop ...
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Repl.it - How do I automatically publish ALL questions?

I imported a course that have over 200+ questions, and due to some changes, all those questions are in Draft. I have to manually go through them one by one to Publish them. Is there anyway I can ...
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How do I disable Slack tab “badging” in Google Chrome?

When I have unread slack messages, the Slack icon on the browser tab is a bright white (with a red dot when I get a mention): When I have no unread messages, it is grey: Is there anyway to disable ...
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How to keep Gmail alias account settings separate?

The company I work for gives us Gmail addresses which are company managed. For a project I am doing, I have to work with an alias address. It wasn't my choice for it to be an alias, rather than a ...
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How to open a link on new tab in GitLab using Ctrl+click

If I use the regular way of opening links on a new tab by Ctrl-clicking in GitLab, then the current window opens the link as well. Why? How should I achieve opening links on a new tab in GitLab? If I ...
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draw.io - how to snap to minor grid on arrow press

Sometimes when I move items on the grid with the arrow keys, I don't want them to move a single pixel, I would like them to move to the minor line of the grid so I can easily and quickly align items. ...
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What browsers does Shopify support?

On an older MacBook, cannot even install Firefox and the version of Chrome which does install does not allow full functionality for Shopify. Perhaps an alternative browser would allow login and ...
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Sharing java doc on Google Drive [duplicate]

I am working on an API and need to share the java doc with some people. I generated the doc and now it's inside a directory. From my computer if I click on the index.html file, it works as expected ...
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Disable browser creating desktop notifications if site isn't open

When using web versions of chat apps such as WhatsApp, Skype, or Telegram I allow them to send me desktop notifications, which they use for new messages. But it seems that this allows for those sites ...
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What is the best way to download big files form MEGA.nz?

Cloud storage service MEGA.nz has a web interface that can be accessed from a web browser, like Firefox. If a user tries to access his cloud storage through a browser and tries to download a file to ...
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How do I keep using the Google Talk Plugin after it's deprecated? [closed]

Google is deprecating the Google Talk Plugin which is the basis of the legacy soft phone in Gmail, and replacing it with a Hangouts based (HTML5) soft phone. Unfortunately the new phone is garbage (...
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Why does Firefox require a double click to edit Zoho spreadsheet? [closed]

I am using Zoho Spreadsheet, an alternative to Google Spreadsheets, that is an online browser based editor. The problem is when I use Firefox on this computer running Windows 10, it requires me to ...
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How to take backup of all bookmarks in to Google Drive For Firefox and Chrome? [closed]

I want to take all current bookmarks save into my Google Drive. How to possible?
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Making Google Docs into its own application on Mac

I've been trying to figure this out all afternoon... My dream is that I want to be able to open Google Docs on my Mac as if it's an application. Chrome's setting's has a built-in "Add to ...
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How are pages on different tabs notified when logging out from Google account?

When I logout in my browser (Firefox) from Google account, I can see that some pages in other tabs (not all belong to Google ecosystem) are refreshed and I guess that some logout notification was ...
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Limiting the tab asterisk in Slack

I use Slack in my browser. Whenever anyone in any of the channels I have types a message (to me or in general), the asterisk is added. Is there a way to limit the asterisk appearing for messages ...
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Websites are not opening for sometime [closed]

I have some problem with my browsers Chrome and Firefox. Sometimes my websites hosted on godaddy do not open, but after 10 or 15 minutes the sites will open again. This issue is with my sites only. I ...
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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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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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What tools can I use to check what sort of information is shared about me with websites? [closed]

Related to What sort of mechanisms are used by Web applications to track my actions? 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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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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Find out version of the web engine of your browser by an online service [closed]

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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How to download this webpage? [closed]

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

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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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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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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Reloading page via the reload button or the site logo? [closed]

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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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 Chromium!...
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Why do none of the web apps I use open in full-screen Safari mode when I add them to my home screen? [closed]

Evidently, there's a way for web app designers to add a meta tag to their web pages so that on the iPhone, ...if you use the Add to Home Screen feature, it will launch as its own standalone app, ...
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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: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%EC%97%AC%EB%B3%B4%EC%84%...
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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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Specific Japanese/Foreign Language text not rendering in modern desktop browser(s) [closed]

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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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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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 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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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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Is there another IE streaming service similar to Spoon? [closed]

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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Blacklisting parasite websites that copy Stack Overflow [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, to ...
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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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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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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 useful bookmarklets do you use? [closed]

I use: Remove bloat Gmail this Delicious G-site search TinyURL Readability You?
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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?