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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, use the tag [firefox] or [chrome] instead.

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Browser extension that opens all potential mouseovers at once?

A search results page often has multiple potential mouseover points (not links). Is there a browser extension (any browser) that could open all mouseover texts at once?
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Is there a JS library that allows one to embed external CSS in a HTML file?

I'm writing a Chrome Extension. The content script pulls the HTML from the page, sends it to the background script (which sends it to a server). From either the content or background script I want to ...
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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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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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Text-based browser in terminal, for Windows, that does not require WSL

Are there any text-based terminal browsers for Windows? I am using Windows 10 version 10.0.10586 and x64 system. Please include download links too! I have heard about W3M browser and I liked it, but ...
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Hidding but using saved passwords in web browser - Use saved passwords in browser without seeing them

I have one problem regarding managing passwords in web browsers. When I save some passwords in Chrome, Mozzila etc, any user can see saved passwords. I want to have saved passwords, which users can ...
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Web crawler to compare two versions of the same website

Is there some software to compare two versions of the same website. I need to compare html source of ALL the pages of two websites, in order to quickly sort out the differences between the two and ...
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What is the web browser to use with DAT protocol?(DAT is a newly introduced P2P data transferring mechanism)

What is the browser I can use to view the websites starting with dat instead of www? DAT is a protocol which has been introduce a new P2P data transfer mechanism. I.e those which are not associated ...
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Android Web Browser with Auto Refresh Ideal for Set and Forget

I have been racking my brain trying to find an ideal web browser for a setup we have on an Android box. Basically it sits on the same web page, and refreshes every 15 or so seconds. However, every now ...
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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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To draw 3D density plot with a xyz file format and strength on fourth column

I would like to know which software is useful for drawing a 3D color density map with a format containing four columns as follows. file format x y z density The first three columns are x, y, and z ...
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Python Package that can Navigate File Dialogs for Mac OS

I need a Python Package that: can handle file dialog windows so that if I have one open using selenium, I can upload a file. doesn't do anything physical, such as moving a mouse or simulating ...
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Windows browser which closes completely when it loses focus

When the Android InBrowser loses focus, for instance by showing the home screen (desktop), it terminates its process. In addition, it issues “do not track” requests, uses HTTP, doesn’t keep a history ...
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Software to get better experiences with “modern” web page

I take steps to minimize the amount of data that can be collected about me, for a variety of reasons. For example, to reduce instances of "identity theft", hacking, etc. I normally use an older ...
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What is the lightest OS I can install on a new computer like XP service pack 2?

I cannot figure out how to install my gold XP CD on my late model computer. I keep getting Errors. Why does it not load? What self-loading and unpatched OS can I boot a new computer with that is ...
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Website testing / browser automation tools

I'm looking for a tool, that will automatically performs specified actions such as clicking on links, filling and submitting forms, and so on. I mean I write some kind of script with instructions and ...
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Web browser without disk cache

I'm looking for any web browser that doesn't have a disk cache, instead, which keeps all data in RAM. Preferably a minimalistic browser, but any that doesn't have a disk cache will do. It has to run ...
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Need a Browser Based SSH Terminal Client — WordPress Plugin?

I have a network of about 150 users who need to reserve instruments daily using our custom Perl script on a Solaris signup computer that is accessed using an SSH client like Putty. This is a pain ...
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Solution to search browser-URL-history first before the rest of the WWW

Yesterday I spent a whole day researching a problem I made when setting up a new laptop for Dual Boot with Linux--I deleted a required partition before I created recovery media for a system pre-...
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Functional offline browsing solution

Problems: Site with with some useful data can go offline. It can be shot down by government, it can run out of money, it can go down by million other reasons. The result -- data is lost. Site can ...
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Check cross-browser compatibility

I'm looking for a tool that gives me the ability to verify if my code works or not in other browsers (all?). My problem is, I work with Macintosh (Mac / OS-X (Mavericks+)), and software like Ghostlab ...
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Extension for zooming webpage by regex

I want to zoom all sites with URL *.stackexchange.com to 120%, all sites with URL *.wikipedia.org to 130%. Is there a way to do so? So far I have to individually zoom each specific page, and it's ...
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Any application to identify if a video is available in Netflix / HBO / Amazon Prime Video?

Oftentimes when I want to watch a movie or a series, I have to lookup across Netflix then HBO then Amazon Prime Video. Is there any application or web I could search for a specific movie or series ...
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A web browser (or plugin) without any reserved shortcuts and hotkeys

In remote management web apps (web VNC clients, web shells, etc) you should be able to use all keys in your keyboard, including usual browser hotkeys like Ctrl+W, Ctrl+N, Ctrl+T, sometimes even some ...
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Software/system to create user-friendly relational database management system, similar to MS Access

We have a company that delivers educational programs to other companies. With excel sheets we register who is taking which course and how much they owe us, etc. Every tab in the sheet is a different ...
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Getting the position and dimension of a rectangle selection in a browser

I'm looking for a browser extension working on any cross-platform browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Opera. This extension should let the user drag a rectangle on an image, and give him the position ...
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Where can I find a Nashorn browser?

I'm looking for a browser that uses the Nashorn engine (article) instead of SpiderMonkey or V8, etc. Do any browsers use this engine yet?
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Need a browser extension that changes the browser theme based on URL

Every web developer has been there; you're up late at night trying to develop a new feature. Everything is going fine, or maybe it's not, but then you glance at the URL bar and realize you've been ...
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On-premise browser synthetic monitoring

We are currently using a cloud hosted product for our browser synthetic monitoring. We now need to monitor sites that are only accessible from our network. Can anyone recommend a on-premise browser ...
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Tool to online automatically evaluate students assignments

I'm a Computer Science professor and will teach Java in this semester. I'm looking for a site, a software, or a tool, that my students could submit their work (submitting all class files) online. ...
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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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Looking for open source web project planning software

I am looking for open source project planning software. The type of software I am looking for is like Microsoft Project. Another one that can do similar is OnlyOffice. Both are ok, but also have their ...
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Convert relative dates in web sites to absolute dates by reading hover property

Relative dates are one of the worst examples of overengineering we find nowadays: makes it more difficult to know the exact date (which month? which day of week? which time of day?), to know which ...
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Web browser still actively supported on Windows XP

I have found out that chrome, firefox, ie are not supported on winXP already. Any web browser that is officially supported on Windows XP?
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User script or extension to avoid remote resources: fonts, scripts etc. [Chromium and recent Firefox browsers]

Many a website refers to specific centralized remote resources. I.e. resources not hosted from the domain (or subdomains) of said website. Examples of this are Google fonts served from Google servers (...
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Chrome extensions: Anything that can render a tab/page to something static?

I tend to page park on a massive level when doing online research - and often only need the actual, visible content on a parked page, not to further interact with that page. Is there any way (short ...
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Web Scraping for Coding Schools

Is there a fast and efficient way to create some web crawler or scraper to search for coding schools, their contact info, and location and put put them into an excel document or Google Sheet?
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A good alternative to Opera 12.17? (with web browsing and native email client)

I am a long time Opera user, and in particular I really enjoyed the integrated mail client. I have managed to successfully migrate all my emails to the "Opera Mail" standalone client released just ...
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Linux text-only web browser that renders images in ASCII art

I remember having seen a screenshot of a Linux terminal-only (text) web browser, like links or lynx, but this one was able to render images (in color) using ASCII art. Unfortunately I don't remember ...
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Opensource alternative to Sessionbox Chrome extension

Is there an opensource alternative to Sessionbox Chrome extension to manage multiple login sessions?
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Chrome plugin for looking up words in a dictionary when you click on them when browsing

I am reading pages with lots of medical terms, many of which I am unfamiliar with. I would like to have the opportunity to see a definition, or list of definitions, from WordReference, or Merriam ...
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Web browser plugin to filter pseudo-news and clickbait

I would like to be able to filter news by their grade of actually being news. Consider the following patterns - obviously these are not real events, anyway I personally do not an urge to learn more ...
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Android privacy browser with “forward” button

I currently use FireFox Focus as my Android browser. I would be willing to change, but only for something privacy based. I am looking for a browser which has a “forward” button, as desktop browser do,...
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Browser that has an auto refresh feature built in (or as add-on for Chrome)

I am looking for safe and clean (does not spy on the user) auto refresh add-on for Google Chrome. My research led me to one with a bad reputation, there are many ones in the store, but I can't tell ...
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Need lightweight browser that will truly open each tab I give it

Chrome and Opera only open a tab when it's truly needed. I need a browser that will open 25 tabs, not on a contingency basis, but really open them. I've tried Firefox and Pale Moon. They do load ...
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Download manager for Firefox Quantum

I want a Firefox Quantum addon that will allow me to input urls and download them. Similar to TabSave in chrome where you are able to paste a list of URLS and it downloads them automatically. ...
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Recording from a browsers in background

Here is the context first: I have two instances of the internet browser opened. Each one has a video running. One I'm actually watching and the other one I would be recording to watch later. I tried ...
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Looking for a task prompter kind of like Manna

The Manna software I refer to is from Marshall Brain's essay of the same name. In the essay, the Manna software is a very sophisticated computer program that manages the operation of a fast-food ...
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Searching for a keyboard optimized webbrowser (ideally on Linux)

So we all know most webbrowsers are highly optimized for mouse usage. Basically every button on the web screams "use your mouse". I've always used mouse a decent amount until I began using Linux. I ...
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Incognito Android browser

It sounds simple enough - I have some emails which I would not want to be read if someone found my phone, so I get a browser with incognito mode, right? So, after some googling, I chose UC Browser ...

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