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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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Can ssh as socks proxy be detected?

I am connecting with web browser (Chromium, Firefox) using socks5 proxy via local port opened by ssh -D <port> <host> (currently openssh 9.8). Sometimes, I experience problems from the ...
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Mathoverflow page using a lot of CPU

Opening the following page on my browser rises my CPU temperature to over 85ºC (and continues that way as long as the page is open): https://mathoverflow.net/questions/382270/reflection-principle-vs-...
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Ask Before Opening URL on Linux

Today I opened Thunderbird to check my email, and without confirmation, it opened Firefox to a donation webpage. That's fine for Thunderbird, but I don't want any program just being able to open URLs ...
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Tor Browser won't start on Fedora i3

For some reason I cannot start the Tor browser on Fedora i3. I've tried installing it through terminal as per the instructions from the official website (cd into the tow-browser directory and then ./...
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How is this called? Desktop environment in browser

I have a Synology NAS at home, and you can access it via the browser. When you are logged into the NAS's website, you will see the desktop in the browser, just like you would if you were connected ...
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Add list of urls to the Qutebrowser’s sqlite3 history

General overview I have a `history.csv CSV file of urls formated like this: <url>;<title>;2024-03-30T12:00:00;2024-03-30T12:00:00 (The 2024-03-30T12:00:00 is the same) The goal is to get ...
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Ubuntu/Orange Pi5 retrieve open tabs on Chromium (kiosk mode) via terminal - Powershell

I have a problem as of late where I am developing some PowerShell script to manage and update some digital displays. Please see below for my work in progress (By no means done). I am struggling to be ...
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Here is how to add support for Brave browser in profile-sync-daemon

Profile-sync-daemon can be installed in Debian based systems with sudo apt install profile-sync-daemon and in Arch based systems with sudo pacman -S profile-sync-daemon, but it lacks native support ...
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Can I "clear up" the audio I'm hearing from a video clip in my browser?

I'm listening to some recording of a talk, which was made with a microphone far from the speaker; there's some noise and perhaps a bit of echo and it's not super clear. Now, if this were just an audio ...
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Global Protect Linux - how to change the default browser for SAML login

I have two Microsoft email accounts in my working organization, every time GlobalProtect connects, it prompts Chrome(default browser) out to ask me to login. and I use the old account to login. Now, ...
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Is it possible to use webassembly in QNX

I’m trying to figure out if I’m able to port a webassembly based webapplication to QNX. But it is hard to find any information about what versions of browsers and web engine libraries that are shipped ...
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How can you install specific version of Chromium or Chrome on Linux Ubuntu?

I cannot find anything for - how to install specific version of Chromium/Chrome on Linux Ubuntu. I searched in apt-get PM and from SNAP. For example we have only this one: apt-get install google-...
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What is Integrated Windows Authentication and what does it mean for me?

I was looking through my Chromium browser settings and stumbled upon something called AuthServerAllowlist, which was set to the value https://*. Digging a little deeper, it looks like this is tied to ...
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How to remove tii.la cookie in Linux?

I'm using Brave browser ver 1.56.20 in MX Linux 21.3 (Debian 11 based), how can I remove cookies in Brave? Tried to use remove icon, it does not work, seems it's a known bug in Brave (over a year old ...
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Is there a way to recover my Chrome Bookmarks?

Yesterday I re-installed Chrome. I lost all my bookmarks. My .config/google-chrome contents ll total 5380 drwx------ 28 joaoh joaoh 4096 јул 12 10:21 ./ drwx------ 37 joaoh joaoh 4096 јул 11 15:...
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What are Lynx CGI scripts?

In lynx.cfg, it contains: .h1 CGI scripts # These settings control Lynx's ability to execute various types of scripts. .h2 LOCAL_EXECUTION_LINKS_ALWAYS_ON .h2 LOCAL_EXECUTION_LINKS_ON_BUT_NOT_REMOTE #...
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LibreWolf browser unable to remember view settings

I'm using NixOS version 23.05.885.bb8b5735d6f under GNOME. I installed LibreWolf — using Flatpak. The problem I'm facing is that any time I open any site and set the zoom level, for instance, to 120 %,...
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Unable to find directory using chrome/firefox

I don't know if this is a permission thing or what, but I have a directory in root / that is not showing up in neither firefox nor chromium and I don't know what's up. Basically, when I go to file:/// ...
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How to join a Microsoft Teams meeting with video just from the Meeting ID and passcode?

There seem to be different kinds of Microsoft Teams links. For example, when I generate a link using the Teams For Linux app, they're of the form: https://teams.live.com/meet/55366767345647 But some ...
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Browsers use monospace font for the ui (tabs, settings etc.)

After updating my system (Arch linux x64) and installing some font packages, (I'm unsure what exactly caused this issue) all of my browsers (chromium, firefox, librewolf) started using the default ...
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How are some websites able to detect on which OS I am running the Tor Browser?

Tor Browser conceals the user's operating system by spoofing user agents. Currently it is Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; rv:102.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/102.0. I decided to test whether the function ...
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Website doesn't work under Linux, but works under Windows/Mac

I'm trying to buy a product on https://qinao.de/ with my (Arch) Linux laptop and different Browsers (Chrome, Firefox). But I can't add products to the Cart (and some images don't load). It works fine ...
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Is it safe to install brave for AUR? [duplicate]

I've always used either windows, macOS or linux distros that have brave to be downloaded through official means, but now I'm planning to switch to arch linux and I'll have to download it from the AUR. ...
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Is it safe to install brave from AUR?

I'm planning to switch to ArcoLinux but I use brave and I was a little bit worried about having to install a program that is maintained by some random person that might corrupt the package itself. Is ...
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Why doesn't Brave resolve DNS rewrites?

I have set up AdGuard Home and pointed my router to the AGH instance in order to block ads etc. I have created a couple of DNS rewrites so that I enter an address to my liking and one of these is ...
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Looking to provide remote access to a single PC but *only* its web browser?

Essentially I would like to be able to navigate to some custom domain that I own, log in to some basic front end, and then have access via a Remote Access Tool to my Linux computer (which would only ...
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How can I display this pdf correctly in firefox?

I am trying to open https://www.sec.gov/info/edgar/specifications/edgarfm-vol2-v60.pdf. My OS and firefox info: $ uname -a Linux debian 5.10.0-20-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.158-2 (2022-12-13) x86_64 GNU/...
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How to uninstall Chromium browser

I am using Bodhi Linux how to uninstall the Chromium Browser?
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Can I set a different "default" browser for each workspace on Cinnamon?

I am running Arch Linux with Cinnamon as my desktop environment. I have set up a few workspaces, and use workspace 1 for work and workspace 2 for non-work stuff. I use Chromium as my work web browser ...
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How to use vim in textarea in 2023? ItsAllText like

I remember how it was simple to edit textarea back in the dayZ with itsalltex browser addon, now I searched quite an hour which addon can replace this well known utility. I found ghostext (recommended ...
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Why accessing 0.0.0.0:443 gets redirected to 127.0.0.1:443 on Linux and how to disallow it?

tl;dr: accessing 0.0.0.0:port (eg. curl http://0.0.0.0:443) gets redirected(internally) to 127.0.0.1:port (where port is any port number) (eg. the previous curl command is the same as curl http://127....
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Simple text browser website access BUT PROTECTED by CloudFlare - JavaScript problem

EDIT on 13-11-2022 (DD-MM-YYYY) to clarify things a bit: I, a human, want to simply read the text contents of a website, which happens to be protected by CloudFlare protection. Yes, I know that such a ...
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Browser (Opera, Chromium...) start causing Permission denied (13) error for shared memory

Using Manjaro / Arch linux, I wanted to install another browser. However, no matter whether I installed Opera or Chromium (via pacman) I always get an error when executing it (from both Application ...
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Gigabyte G5 browser freeze on Ctrl+s

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 22. When I open Firefox or Chrome and press Ctrl+s to save a page, the window for saving keeps opening, thus filling up my RAM completely and making my laptop freeze. I ...
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Browsers redirect from local "index.html"-file to "file:///"-root

I downloaded the website https://www.untools.co/ with wget --mirror --convert-links https://www.untools.co/ and have respective pages on my filesystem: When I open untools.co/index.html with Firefox ...
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Exit browser in full screen

I'm trying to find a way to exit kiosk mode or to exit a full screen chromium. So I'm running a Raspberry Pi 4 with raspbian and have Netflix, Disney+ etc. working as a link on my desktop. I add the ...
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How to wait for pulseaudio before running chromium?

I'm developing an embedded board (Tinkerboard) based on Linux Linaro (Debian) OS 9.3. The board is basically a (webpage) kiosk where the browser is run by a sh script included the automatic scripts on ...
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Permission Denied When Opening Local Files in Web Browsers

I've run into a bit of a weird issue: If I try to open a file-local .html file inside of a directory starting with a dot (.) the browser claims that it does not have permission to view it, e.g.: mkdir ...
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Change default browser screen font size

Running Fedora 34, Xfce desktop. When I run Firefox, the screen is always too small and I find that I'm constantly hitting the Ctrl+ combination to set the screen size to 133% of the default so that I ...
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Firefox flatpak does not work with Slack flatpack link

How does Slack flatpak find the application for a URL? I have xfce4 on Debian Linux. I noticed that Libre Office is smart enough to open Flatpak Firefox so how does slack find the default browser (and ...
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Unable to play videos in browsers on Fedora 35

I upgraded from Fedora 32 to Fedora 35 in last December. Lately I have found out that I am unable to play any videos on web browsers. The video loads but never starts. It's stuck at 00:00. If I move ...
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Set firefox developer edition as the default browser in VS Code on Linux

I have installed firefox developer edition on my MX-Linux. When I tried to configure the live server of VS Code to run it as default, I failed. I followed this link to set up, but ultimately it is not ...
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How can we stop Opera from usurping /usr/bin/gnome-www-browser?

While Firefox is of course my browser of choice, I have a few others, for reasons, including Opera. In XFCE's "Settings Manager", in "Default Applications", Firefox is duly ...
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Cannot set Brave as default xdg-open browser in Kubuntu 20.04

I am running Kubuntu 20.04 with KDE Plasma. I have recently switched from Google Chrome to the Brave Browser, version (taken from brave://settings/help) 1.34.81 Chromium: 97.0.4692.99 (Official Build) ...
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Messenger call does not work in any browser on Linux

I am using MX-Linux 21 KDE. Whenever I try to make a call on messenger, the connection times out automatically after 3 to 4 seconds, this happens even in troubleshooting mode. I have tested this on ...
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What is the webkitwebprocess in linux?

So the other day I was looking for a ultra light weight browser. Midori was the first option as per internet. But this was the RAM usage of it. RAM USAGE though midori took only around 100MB, the ...
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Open any Linux Desktop in the browser

Is there anyway to open default Ubuntu GUI ( or for that matter any Linux GUI like KDE, GNOME etc) right from the browser ? All I can open is HTTPs port , We cannot open any other port (VNC or RDP) to ...
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How to run web-ext with Firefox DE under linux?

web-ext is a command line tool designed to speed up various parts of the browser extension development process. When I try web-ext run -t firefox-desktop, I got the following error: Running web ...
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Prevent notifications from being dismissed when clicked?

On all the desktop environments I've used, clicking a browser notification makes it disappear. Is there some way to prevent this behavior to make it more in line with Windows/macOS where clicking a ...
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Why does Linux need DRM (Digital rights management) for audio and video? [closed]

Hope this is the right place for this question: Linux requires DRM (digital rights management) to be enabled in firefox to support popular streaming services. Why is that? Is it to with the fact that ...
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