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Can't access select https sites on Linux over PPPoE

My internet connection used to be a direct LAN connection to my provider. Back then, everything would load fine on both Windows and Ubuntu (dual boot). However, a while ago they started needing me to ...
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Are there any good tools besides SeleniumRC that can fetch webpages including content post-painted by JavaScript?

One major shortcoming of curl is that more and more wepages are having their main piece of content painted by a JavaScript AJAX response that occurs after the initial HTTP response. curl never picks ...
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Simple command line http server

I have a script which generates a daily report which I want to serve to the so called general public. The problem is I don't want to add to my headaches maintance of a http server (e.x. apache) with ...
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Using telnet to get website header

I have question, is it possible to get header of website by using telnet? Website looks like this domain.name.server.com/~USER (just example). And I want to get it header by telnet. telnet ...
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Change Apache httpd “Server:” HTTP header

One of the HTTP headers that the Apache httpd sends back with response data is "Server". For example, my web server machine is relatively up-to-date Arch Linux. It sends back headers closely ...
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Is there any command-line, generic HTTP proxy (like Squid)?

I can easily use Netcat (or, Socat) to capture traffic between my browser and a specific host:port. But for Linux, does there exist any command-line counterpart of a Squid-like HTTP proxy that I can ...
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Run my own HTTP fast-browsing proxy a la Opera Mini?

Opera Mini is a great browser that works well on feature phones and iPhones. Unlike most browsers, it uses Opera's servers to transcode every page you browse to into a small, easy-to-render chunk ...
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Telnet to port 80 is not showing results

I'm trying to a test request/response to www.google.com on port 80 as below : $ telnet www.google.com 80 After that I typed in : GET‌ / HTTP/1.1 Host: www.google.com But nothing happens! Any ...
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How can I set up Virtual Hosts in Centos7?

I am trying to set up virtual hosts in Centos7. I followed this guide: http://twohlix.com/2011/05/setting-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-centos/ however I keep getting the following error: Job for ...
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How to simulate periodically clicking a button on a webpage?

I need to go to a webpage, and click a button (called "Generate Daily Trends", as shown in the picture below), and click it again every 1 minute. Is there any way (e.g., script or code) that I can ...
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Use command line to download file which is accessible only in a given session [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does anybody here have experience in automating some tasks in web applications using curl? Sorry for the lengthy title. I am trying use command line to download a ...
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Redirect http using iptables for an ip range

I have a range of ip addresses (10.13.13.10-19) that I want to redirect all outgoing http traffic to an internal webserver. So if someone in that range tried to access any site, the html from my ...