Browser (or Internet/Web browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.

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testing sites on current Internet explorer on mint 16

I need a reliable way to perform compatibility testing for websites on IE 9+. I'm running Mint 16 and have attempted WINE emulation but it doesn't appear to have a current version. I would prefer a ...
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Fuzzy Fonts in Vim-Like (Webkit) browsers

I tried several vim-like browsers such as uzbl, vimb and dwb recently. All they have in common is the Fuzzy fonts rendering in some pages such as stackexchang or github. I've searched and ...
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Particular site is not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I surf net in Ubuntu 12.04. All the sites are working, except one site http://developer.android.com/. I don't know why. At the same time, the same url opens in Windows perfectly. So the site is up ...
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How to add file browser or home folder in Lubuntu 12.04 Pannel

I am using Lubuntu 12.04. The file browser icon has unfortunately been deleted from the panel bar. How can I add it back again?
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How can I detect what is making my linux freeze?

I've been running arch linux for quite a few months and it has been the best distribution i've used. However, sometimes, it just decides to freeze. I may be using the computer, the bottom bar shows ...
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how can I set yate to be my default tel: protocol handler?

On http://www.frigidaire.com/kitchen-appliances/ranges/ I clicked on the support link and a phone number popped up. It was formatted via the tel: protocol, and as such was underlined and highlighted ...
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where is browser.js file in firefox in rhel?

i want to modify the browser configuration and i was unable to find "browser" java script file in installation directory i.e. /.Mozilla/Firefox/default/profile/. please provide me the link for ...
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How can I make chrome (stop asking to be) the default browser?

I am running Linux Mint Debian edition (essentially, Debian testing) and the Cinnamon desktop environment. Every time I launch google-chrome it asks to become the default browser. I have told it to do ...
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Best distro for using Google Docs on old computer [closed]

I've got an old computer that had XP on it. It's got an AMD Athlon 1.1 GHz processor, 1 GB of PC133 RAM, a 20GB IDE hard drive, a Belkin wireless card with the RT2560 chipset, and an NVidia TNT2 ...
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How do I browse the internet from a Linux system masquerading it as a Windows or OSX system?

Hi I'd like to browse the internet from Chromium or Firefox on a Kubuntu system, but disguise my OS as Win/OS. Googling didn't help, but I'm not really sure I'm searching for the correct thing, since ...
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HTML client for X11 ssh forwarding?

Not totally sure if this is the right place but here goes. I understand that you are able to use X11 to ssh to GUI's and view them, without the server having a full on GUI system running/installed ...
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BSD browser information

I am developing an application and I need some BSD browser information. Specifically the output of http://browserspy.dk/browser.php If someone could post the output of Firefox on FreeBSD. OpenBSD ...
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Not able to install internet explorer!

I followed this link for installing Internet explorer. A GUI opens when I run the following command: ravbholua@ravbholua-Aspire-5315:~/ies4linux-2.99.0.1$ pwd /home/ravbholua/ies4linux-2.99.0.1 ...
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I can't find a way to change the default browser to icedtea webstart

My OS is OpenSuse 64 bit and I run a java webapp, .jnlp. Everytime I click on a link on that app it opens a Firefox browser, yet I would like to change this to Google Chrome, but am unable to find ...
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Can LXC be used to jail instances of an installed browser?

Is it possible to use LXC on a desktop system to confine browsers and other pieces of software that have in the past been shown to be prone to certain kinds of exploits. So what I want to achieve is ...
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Low-Contrast Color Scheme in xxxterm config file?

I know I can set a "Low-Contrast Color Scheme" with the "s" button in xxxterm. Q: but how can I set this Low-Contrast Color Scheme to be default? (in the .xxxterm.conf) So that "s" key doesn't need ...
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chrome freezes Ubuntu 13.04

Since about 2 to 3 weeks ago, my Ubuntu 13.04 desktop frequently freezes after I am using Chrome for a while. The mouse is movable, but nothing respond to mouse or keyboard. I have to push the power ...
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vsFTPd Browser no Listing

I'm trying to access my ftp server through the browser but I am facing an issue. If I access it using Filezilla, I can see the directories fine. However using a browser I get no directory listing as ...
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make “print to file” settings permanent in Iceape [Seamonkey]

Everytime I want to "print to file", say, a website in Iceape [Seamonkey] in Linux [Debian], I have to set all the options for printing anew to overwrite the default settings. Not just every time I ...
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Chromium omnibar not showing search suggestions?

I am using chromium browser on my ubuntu 12.04 and it doesn't show any search suggestions when I type search terms in omnibar. I checked settings, everything fine there with checkbox ticked for ...
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Linux accessing a Windows server proxy.pac script

I'm using a Slackware 14 VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 behind a work proxy. Having battled a bit with network settings I've gotten to the point where I can browse the web in Firefox by using the ...
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How to enable WebGL in Chrome or Firefox?

I want to try out WebGL as I'm learning OpenGL currently and, well yeah, kind of interested in how WebGL looks like. I tried some demo sites like this or that. But unfortunately they don't work. I ...
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Get latest Rekonq developmental source code

I see that I can get the latest stable Rekonq through http://sourceforge.net/projects/rekonq/, but I want to get the latest developmental-version/daily-build. Where can I obtain the developmental ...
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exiting from webbrowser on debian(without GUI)

I fired up Debian 64 bit on a virtual machine and I did not download the GUI package.(partly because it took just too much time and partly because i wanted to experience the command line!). Anyway, I ...
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Trying to open a browser on startup on my Raspberry Pi

I have Raspbian running on my Raspberry Pi, and I want to have a browser appear when it starts up. I am able to open a Midori window to the right page on start up, but my problem is that I receive a ...
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How to tell Chromium-browser to run a url as single instance not multiple instances?

I have a web application which crawls data and any browser download it first the second one will not get that crawl informations. While using Chromium-browser in a PC i start as below: $ ...
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How can I determine if HTML5 player is running in browser?

I would like to find a command-line or a script that will show me if HTML5 player is running or not in a browser (firefox or chromium). For example, to determine if Flash player is running in a ...
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About website extensions.gnome.org how to write local files

I've been using gnome-shell since it was released. through website extensions.gnome.org I can do many to manager my gnome-shell extensions, downloading and installing a new extension for example. from ...
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How to determine the sequence of ordering certificates by browser?

I did a Mutual Certificate Authentication implementation with OpenSSL and Apache Web Server on CentOS platform. To simple explanation see this diagram: ---------- | ...
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Launch a GUI browser on server without a GUI? [duplicate]

What's a simple way to launch a browser on an server that doesn't have a GUI, but needs a GUI-like browser? Something like Firefox or Chrome. I need to trigger a page load but it needs full javascript ...
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how browsers intelligent on OS detection? [closed]

I am using a Linux PC (Ubuntu). Recently I went to install Dropbox on my PC and it was successful. The only matter right now I am thinking is simply how my browser helped Dropbox to forward me ...
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Are Icecat and Iceweasel different projects?

I was interested in finding Firefox 'clones' in Linux when I heard about Icecat and Iceweasel. But while Icecat can be installed with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnuzilla-team/ppa && ...
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Why I cannot download pdf files?

I use Debian (Linux) and since some day I cannot download any .pdf file. I don't know if it's because of the web browser (I'm using Epiphany and the other ones do not work). I don't know how to use ...
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Is there a way to convert IE favourites to bookmark.htm format?

After switching from Windows to Linux, I am left with a favourite directory containing subfolders and .url files, each file containing a few lines of text that look like this: [DEFAULT] ...
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How do Apache2 VirtualHosts get resolved?

As I understand it, when you request a url from a website using your browser, it asks the DNS server that the OS is pointing at if it knows the ip address that relates to the dns-name of the server; ...
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What does the Chromium option `--no-sandbox` mean?

I'm running Chromium like so : chromium --no-sandbox I'm doing this because I'm running Debian Squeeze on an OpenVZ VM Container and it's the only way I can get it to work. Though I keep reading ...
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X11 platform in Google Account Activity

My Google Activity Report typically shows access from "Windows", "Linux" and "Android" platforms. This month, it is also showing access from the "X11" platform. What would report as "X11"? A question ...
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Browser fails to reach any host on Solaris 8

I'm running Solaris 8 on a Sun Ultra 2 connected to a Verizon router. nslookup seems to work (it finds google.com) but the existing browser (Netscape 4.76 - yes - it's very old) fails to reach any web ...
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Thin client that is only allowed to run certain applications

Im thinking about testing out LTSP on a PPC server for a handful of PPC macs. Before I go ahead with testing and building out everything, is it possible to limit what apps are ran on the thin client? ...
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HD Video Sticks

I have HD video, which I play through browser. Whenever I try to play it with "low quality" and "medium quality", the video plays smoothly. But when I select "High quality", the same video sticks ...
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How do get an html file to open in preferred html application from cmdline on linux?

How do get an html file to open in preferred html application from cmdline on linux ? To claridy I have an xterm window open and an html file I want to do something like open test.html and that ...
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Problem when I use the webdings font in firefox or inkscape

I installed the webdings font in my computer, and it works well with LibreOffice. But when I use the webdings font in a local html page : it doesn't work, the following unicode character is diplayed ...
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How to use linux tools to verify a site's authenticity

When I go to certain websites where it's important for me to know that I'm connected securely, certain browsers will say that the site failed the authenticity check. Firefox won't say anything, but ...
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Is there a graphic tool to add new url schemes like XX://?

I would like to add a few url scheme, e.g magnet://, and add a simple mimetype for it. So that I would be able to handle these links within my browser. Is there any graphic tool I could utilize ?
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Which command will open the default browser on a system to a given web page (terminal)?

Title says it all. Is there a way to open the default browser on a user's system to a specific page from within a Bash script, or other-language script?
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Is there any way to access a hostname containing an underscore?

I have this weird problem. I need to access a website that contains an underscore from Linux. The hostname is invalid and Linux does treat it as such. The problem is that access from Windows seems to ...
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luakit + awesome wm: make youtube fullscreen work

I'm running Arch Linux on my box. I use the awesome window manager, which is a tiling WM, but allows floating windows too. The ArchWiki's Awesome entry tells me to put the following in my awesome ...
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Open html attachments externally in mutt

I recently managed to set up the my mailcap so that mutt can show html e-mails in the message window: # ~/.mailcap text/html; lynx -dump '%s' | more; nametemplate=%s.html; copiousoutput; which is ...
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Command-line web browser with Kerberos authentication?

QUESTION: Is there a Kerberos-friendly web browser usable via an SSH console? I have tried links but it does not seem to work with Kerberos (the webapp asks me for login/password even though I have a ...
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Is encrypting your web browsing via SSH to localhost useful?

For example, if I did an ssh -X to localhost and invoked Firefox, would that be enough to be considered safe browsing, like if done on some public wifi?