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Lightweight headless browser to use with Selenium

I am in the need to find a really lightweight headless browser to use in a Selenium project. PhantomJS would have been the perfect choice if it wasn't discontinued. Right now I'm using Firefox in ...
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How do you handle TCP head-of-line blocking for RPC calls in a high latency network? [closed]

For a high-latency network, how do you ideally deal with TCP head-of-line blocking when performing RPC against a single server? The best strategy I could come up with is using a capped connection ...
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sending high quality audio over the in the internet to a single point

I am trying to find out software to connect point to point but the audio quality has to be real good. Mumble seems to be for voice so it does not meet my demands. The problem is further aggravated by ...
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Does anyone know any software that allows me to track my computer's bandwidth per hour?

Does anyone know any software that allows me to track my computer's bandwidth per hour? I'm tethering my phone to my laptop and I don't want to go over the hourly usage limit or I'll violate the ...
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Battery-friendly Android widget to indicate if WiFi is off

I'm looking for a gratis Android widget to visually indicate if the device's WiFi is off. There are probably literally thousands of such widgets, and I'm specifically looking for one that is ...
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Chaining 2 VPNs on Microsoft Windows

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows 7 that can allow me to chain 2 VPNs. I.e., I have 2 VPN servers, VPN_server01 and VPN_server02. When connecting to Internet I want my Internet ...
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Is there any browser that only asks the server for plain text?

I've run out of data on my mobile (Wi-Fi is not available all the time). However, I still want to search for websites where the important part of the content is only on the plain HTML (for example: ...
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Alternative to Google alerts that cover mentions for more than just news articles?

I am looking for a tool similar to Google Alerts, but one that would track mentions more than just within news article. I'm looking for something that would track social media mentions, and other ...
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Any online tool or website we can join together to pray rosary real time?

Is there any online tool or website that permits people to join together in praying the rosary (and /or other prayers like Divine Mercy Prayer, Padre Pio Prayer...)? People can pray and have a ...
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Block internet access for target applications

I need to block access of target applications to the internet on Windows 7 and Windows 10. What is the most simple util for that? I don't want to use a full featured firewall.
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Portable Apps to investigate which apps on Windows PC are sending data to the internet, and how much

It appears that my Windows 10 PC is sending out unusual data to the internet. Reasons why I believe this: I often (about once a day) get a ReCaptcha Turing Test when I search something on Google (i.e....
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Android application for connecting to wired Internet

I plugged cable into my PC and establish DSL pppoe connection. I want to be able to connect my smartphone to this wired Internet (no Wi-Fi or mobile network). I got adapters RJ-45 to USB and USB to ...
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Software to filter out poor-quality search results?

When I research topics on the Internet, I find that my searches — regardless of which search engine I use (Google, DuckDuckGo, etc) — are inundated with poor quality results. The results are webpages ...
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What's being taken from my computer during an upload event?

I'm using Arch Linux and I noticed Facebook was taking quite a bit of data from my computer. Is there a program that can tell me what is being taken from my computer via the internet and when? Having ...
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I want to access my Uni network from home [closed]

There is a private network in my university which can only be accessed while connected to University Network. Is there any hack by which I can access it from home? Keeping in mind I have very limited ...
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Is there a service that offers a VPN, or VPN-like service that terminates on the cellular network?

I'm looking for a service that I can use to route outgoing internet requests through the cell network, i.e. the request will appear to originate from a cell IP. Currently I'm using ngrok and an old ...
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OFTP Connection

We have a client who needs to send files and asked if we had set up OFTP. They just say they use this protocol for file transfer, so we have no alternative. This client has already sent us all the ...
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Bluetooth fitness tracker with easy data access

I'm attempting to pilot a research experiment whereby 30 "recruits" will wear a fitness tracker 24/7 for a month, and at the end I will analyze their granular (minute-by-minute, ideally) step/distance/...
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IP Spoofing in Java

We have a use-case for testing where we have to make Java request to a service with different IPs and with custom HTTP header in request. Can someone suggest any application/tool by which we can do ...
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Internet Manager for limited bandwidth in windows

I Have Very Limited Bandwidth and I need to Control my Internet usage of my PC. I Sometimes need to Connect my PC to Internet, Lets Say When I want to use Chrome when I Connect my PC to Internet a ...
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I am looking for an npm package suggestion for scraping websites?

If there is a better stack exchange site to ask this question please let me know. But I need to use Node.js and some package to download web sites. There is a slew of them: There is the native Node ...
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What is a good program to monitor video streaming?

I have one or two employees who have been using a lot of mobile data on their laptops with SIM cards. What is a good program I can use to prove they are watching videos? I am looking for something ...
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Youtube Addiction: Allow access to videos from certain channels

I want to use linux based tools (open source) to allow access to videos from ONLY certain youtube channels. Is there any tool that could help me? I think DNS masking won't work. May be the software ...
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Software that set a Internet limit on other software for Android

Is there a software for Android 7.x Nougat that can set a Internet (regardless data or wifi) limit on each and every Apps? Requirements: gratis set Internet limit for individual apps (including ...
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Web browser for Slackware 13 that can display today's webpages properly

This may sound crazy, but I have an oldish dell laptop loaded with Slackware 13 Linux on it (KDE 4) and not much free hard drive space and have been using it now for quite a few years with Opera web ...
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How to automatically extract images from the cache on chrome (or other browser)

I've been wondering if there is any way to automatically download images (.png mostly) while you are browsing internet. To be clear I'd like to grab the image at the moment they are downloaded on my ...
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Time-based internet shutoff on Linux

So I'm looking to block internet access on my Linux laptop after a certain hour. Initially I was going to try chomper paired with a chron job to do the trick, but ran into a bug. In particular I ...
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Software for bridging my computer and a VPS

I am not that much of a tech guy so I don't know how to call that software. Basically I am looking for a software that would bridge a connection from my VPS (which has a public IP address) to my ...
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simple lightweight reliable method to send notifications to ubuntu over internet

Me and my friend are using Ubuntu 16.04 I want to have a method to send a notification to her laptop. She is not so experienced with Linux so It's better to be very easy to setup. I want it to be ...
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multiple connection management

In Windows O.S. I am connected with both wired and wireless connection. I would like to connect application A with wireless and application B with the wired connection. Is there any application that ...
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Connection monitoring tool

I'm having some problems with connection (randomly drops) and need to check whether it is problem with specific parts of hardware. Which is why I am looking for a tool for monitoring connection over ...
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Video players with RTSP support

I have asked this question first: What codec/capability is needed for a video player to play (French) TV stations as VLC does? (namely playing TV stations of the French provider Free) and I have ...
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Graphical Network Manager for Debian (like gnome or kde)

I am building a Linux computer from scratch. I am using latest Debian version with OpenBox as window manager. I installed Tint2 as taskbar. I would like to have a network manager, not a command line ...
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An alternative to Mobiwol or any other way to block certain apps from accessing Internet

I need to control which application on my Android-based phone has or hasn't access to Internet. Requirements: invisible to device user (except for icon in app drawer), password required for ...
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Test which ports are open for outbound connection

I have a computer located on a Internet network that has some security policies, which I don't have control over. I am looking for a program, user script, or web service that can give me a list of ...
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Internet speed checking app for Android

I'm looking for an internet speed checking app for Android that: Does not try to make any connections when it isn't explicitly run by the user. Does not load itself in the background... ever. Does ...
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Track down a caller from his ID

I use my company soft-fone for work. I never shared the tel # with anyone outside the company. Yet I keep getting a call from a caller ID which is obviously an a VOIP caller ID ( not a number just 5 ...
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Are you aware of any tools for osx that can show my daily weekly and monthly internet usage?

Currently i am on the go and i need to monitor my data usage from the my mac. Do you know any tools (preferebly free) that i can see my network usage so i wont exceed my quota ? Thanks.
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Browser that Creates Independent Sessions for each New Window?

Is there an internet browser for a windows 10 PC (or can a browser be configured in such a way) where each New Window creates an independent session free of any cookies and such opened in other ...
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How to monitor webpages for changes?

My company has a requirement to monitor a number of webpages for changes to content, with the ability to filter out parts of the pages we're not interested in. Does anyone have experience of the best ...
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Make my laptop think it's on wifi when I'm hotspotting 3G from my phone

I teach lessons over Skype, but my internet isn't very good and after a lot of attempts to improve it I've come to the conclusion that my ISP just isn't able to provide me with reliable internet. I ...
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A free program to log all programs on a computer that connect to the Internet

I need a free, preferably lightweight, program that would keep a log of all programs on my computer that connect to the Internet. It would also be preferable that such program would log those ...
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Is there any software which can distribute the internet speed to the programs according to their priority order?

So, if first (assigned) process gets the internet speed first and after it's demand is over/fulfilled the remaining speed goes to second process and so on?
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Internet connection monitoring program

My internet connection os very unstable. Sometimes it has quick downloading speed, but mostly looses around 40% of packages, and the ping is around 900 ms. I would like to download a program that ...
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Recommended application for switching between two ethernet?

I am fortunate enough to have two wired internet connection and co-incidentally my PC's motherboard also has two Ethernet ports (Gigabit and Intel) Both internet connections are wired ADSL and ...
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Firefox plugin to help me switch search engine

I am trying to switch my primary search engine for the fourth time now since 2010 and, like before, the search results are still not of the quality I'm used to (which are Google's). Example: "...
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Windows software to intercept browser calls

In Windows, when an application tries to load a web page, the default browser is loaded without any user interaction. Can anyone recommend Windows software that will intercept the call before the ...
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Parental internet filtering software that can block specific content rather than just whole domain names

All of the parental internet filtering software I'm aware of seems to be based around blocking entire domain names. So that's an easy problem to solve. However I'm trying to find internet filtering ...
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Video chat for long distance, limited bandwidth users?

We recently moved to the other side of the planet and face the problem of limited bandwidth internet service at a time when we want to use video chat on a daily basis. It's not totally unusable, but ...
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Android app to easily deny Internet access to apps, does not show apps that don't use it in the first place

To prevent a particular app from using the Internet, NetGuard/AFWall+/XPrivacy can be used. PROBLEM: They shows all apps on the phone, even the apps whose source code does not even attempt to access ...