Questions tagged [browser]

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How can I recognize when this appears in web browser [closed]

My web browser (Firefox 88.0, 64-Bit) will display this for 90 seconds or 18 minutes: How can my program (Python 2.7.12 w/Tkinter running on Linux 4.14.216 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04.7 ESM, Gnome 3.18, X11) ...
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How can a browser detect third-party software [duplicate]

Example: If I access a hardware vendor's website in search of drivers for my a hardware device, the site appears to provide "smart" support that searches for the presence of a third-party ...
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Set Google Drive/Docs Keyboard Shortcuts to Windows (on Mac OS)

I'm forced to use a Mac computer for my job with a Windows Keyboard, and we use Google Drive Documents/Docs. Unfortunately Google Drive knows I'm using a Mac, so it sets the keyboard shortcuts to use ...
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YouTube is lagging on 4K 60 fps, but is using the CPU instead of GPU

No matter what browser (mainly Opera, Chrome, Firefox) it is lagging when I set to 4k 60 fps (frame drops). My processor is without integrated graphics. My PC specs: CPU: Intel I5-9600KF 3.7Ghz - Max ...
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Which browser does support Unity Web Player games the most?

I have got no idea which browser should I use, formerly it was chrome that supported unity web player the most but now it let me down. Many browser support such things no more, I'd be thankful for ...
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Resize only one specific website in browser

Recently the user interface of Facebook has changed, and regarding my screen resolution, every button seems huge, and the whole thing looks too much "touchscreen friendly" - but on my laptop,...
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Remove the “Your Games” menu on the side of Facebook Desktop Version

Yesterday I played some games on Facebook instant apps, and now a menu has been added to the side which has a title "Your Games". I want to remove this menu, but there is no option at all. ...
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Duolingo home screen is covered by a grey modal background, disabling the page from responding to clicks

I came across this problem on a Mac on Chrome, but I see reports of it on other platforms. I'm self-answering with a workaround here because Duolingo's comments section was too restrictive.
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Are Facebook Quick Experiments An Exploit?

I logged in today and found this in the corner of the screen: I used inspect element and did a quick search on the one of the class or components names (DuckDuckGo query for "fbQuickExperiments&...
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How to make an Incognito Bookmark in Chrome?

i'd like to create a bookmark visible in non-incognito window that will open in an incognito window. I thought maybe it could be done with a file-bookmark, but no luck with that yet.
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Retaining document focus within Google Docs

I'm experiencing an odd problem with Chrome and Safari. More specifically, if: I am zoomed in on a document in Google Docs (i.e. two-finger pinch on the trackpad) I'm using the US International ...
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Is this allowed in web applications?

I took an online programming test.The instruction says that browsing history, copy/paste history and screenshot history will be monitored and recorded. I am wondering if that is possible when you just ...
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Does 'Google Safe Browsing' send a request on each opened url or use a cached list?

google safe browsing is the feature that show you this alert on malicious web sites: My question is: is there a request to the API on each opened URL, or the browser use a cache ? If you open about:...
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How do I search the Chrome Web Store for apps?

Ok, Chrome apps still exist, u just cant search for them because you will get extensions results… BUT, here is an example of one App Cookies if u search “cookies” this app wont show up… very simple ...
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Automatically piping the output of a browser's developer tools console in the background

essentially a requisite of utilizing the computer algebra software I am proficient in to perform analysis on data I collect in other programs is that said data is collected in a text or csv file ...
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WhatsApp Web does not work on Firefox - QR Code not loading

When I open web.whatsapp.com in Firefox (67.0.4, Win10) the QR code is not loaded. At the same time it does work in Chrome. What I tried: Reload Clearing the cache switch off add blocker about:...
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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? [closed]

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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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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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 ...