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Web browser software and web browser add-ons. If you are specifically looking for a Firefox or Chrome add-on/extension/plugin, please use the tag [firefox] or [chrome] instead.

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OpenPGP encryption/decryption of webpage content

I have a private website (i.e., I’m the only editor/visitor), but I don’t trust the hoster with my content. What I want When entering something into a textarea, I want to encrypt it locally with ...
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Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?

Is there a browser (or browser-add-on-combination) which allows to completely isolate each tab from each other/put each one in a separate session? In more detail: not just separate cookies but also ...
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Automated bookmark merging/synchronization app/addon between multiple instances of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox concurrently

Some of my family members prefer Chrome, some prefer Firefox - but either way I use both at least some of the time since as a web developer I really do have to (and MS IE which I hate); All our ...
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A tool for managing bookmark sets

I have a great collection of various bookmark sets... multiple bookmark files from old Firefox versions, FF at work, at multiple PCs at home, Chrome, IE favorites, plain lists. I'm looking for a tool ...
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'Personal search engine' - Or a slightly more cross-platform alternative to Fetching.io

I came across fetching.io on One Thing Well, and it scratches a pretty big itch I have. In fact, I basically need something identical - that is to say Has a browser extension that keeps track of what ...
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Software (preferably cheap or free) that creates an index / database of every webpage I view online

I often find myself wanting to look up again something that I looked up previously, but I only remember parts of whatever it is. Running the search through the search engine sometimes helps, but when ...
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Web-browser for heavy browsing, alternative to Chrome

I'm heavy web user which requires a lot of tabs being opened during my everyday work (>=50-200 tabs). I'm using Google Chrome browser for couple of years and become very slow and an overkill for my ...
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Minimalist Web browser: No tabs, no plugins, no bookmarks

I'm looking for a minimalist browser (for Windows) to view web apps (web 2.0) pages. Plain render of HTML and JavaScript. No tabs, no plugins, no bookmarks, no menu, no history, just an address bar. ...
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Real user web browsing simulation

I am looking for software (it should not be a plugin for a browser, but a "standalone" application for Windows or Linux) for this: I need to simulate web-browsing of "real" users. It should open a ...
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Overlay subtitles over Web videos

I’m looking for a way to overlay subtitles when watching a video on the Web. Features: It should work for every kind of video, no matter which player is used (Flash, HTML5 video, …). It should also ...
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Browser extension for OpenPGP decryption of an e-mail in Gmail

I sometimes received emails on Gmail that people encrypted using my OpenPGP public key. I am looking for a browser extension that can: decrypt e-mails in Gmail using my OpenPGP private key (e.g. ...
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Block self from reopening timewasting sites for X minutes after they were closed

I am looking for a browser add-on along the lines of Leechblock, to give a timeout from "timewasting" sites (e.g. Facebook, recreational parts of Stack Exchange etc.) for an adjustable amount of time ...
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Command-line web browser

I'm looking for a command-line web browser. Requirements: Free and open source Runs on Debian Lightweight (under 50 MB) Supports CSS & JS Renders images (libcaca?) Has colors Doesn't use ...
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Browser for AMD Athlon without SSE2 instruction set

Temporarily I have to use an older PC with "AMD Athlon XP" processor (1533 Mhz) which doesn't include the SSE2 instruction set unlike P4 and above. I have to use it for a couple of months till I ...
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Always mute all sound from all tabs in an Android browser (Preferably FireFox)

I don't ever want to hear any sounds from my Android web browser - ever, under any circumstances. I currently use FireFox and would accept an add-in for that. I would equally be willing to use any ...
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What are good tools for automatically crawling websites, check for certain links, and extract data?

I would like to automatically crawl about 1 million URLs (on a CSV file) and check whether the sites provide a Facebook Login button (i.e., users can create accounts by connecting their Facebook ...
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Running userscripts in Android

What software will allow me to run userscripts in Android? I like using Chrome, so if there is a Chrome-for-Android extension that allows userscripts that would be great, but if you know of a ...
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Presenting a web application while offline

I have a web application that I need to present, but I have no internet connection in the presentation place. Is there an existing piece of software to make my application look like it's online? I ...
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Industrial Handheld QRCode Scanner Open URL in Browser

I have the following two Industrial Barcode Scanners- Datalogic Magellan 800i Datalogic Gryphon I GBT4400 I want to scan a QRCode which contains a URI and it should open automatically that URI ...
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What Android browsers have VPNs built in?

I want an Android browser with a stable solid VPN built-in, so that I don't need to install additional VPN client to my phone, like OpenVPN or VPN providers proprietary clients. You call it web-proxy?...
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