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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 or tool to support GPS-based HTML5 location

It seems that when using a website that makes use of HTML5 geolocation, it only uses network-based location. We have laptops with high accuracy GNSS receivers, but they go wasted because of this. Is ...
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Web browser for local application

I have a web application installed in a local web server. I need to install a browser to the client computer. I can use a common browser (firefox, chrome, ...) but I would like to know if something ...
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Development (CSS/HTML) - Find/highlight/outline divs with zero height

I'm a web developer. And when a container contains floated elements this means that they won't affect the height of their parent (the container). To fix this issue you need to either add overflow: ...
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Is there an alternative to MyWOT (“Web of Trust”)?

As you hopefully know the NDR (a German TV station) disclosed that WOT Services sells the complete browser history and additional data (the technical information [German]) of its users without any ...
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Firefox alternative compatible with NoScript?

I have been a huge fan of Firefox for years, and have grown an even bigger fan of its extension NoScript, which eases my mind a lot when browsing the web. However, Mozilla announced that they were ...
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Alternative to “Decreased Productivity” browser extension

I used to have the Decreased Productivity browser extension (Firefox only) installed, but when looking it up now, it seems that the project has been abandoned (no update since 2010) and it's no longer ...
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Web browser to preserve forward and backward history in a tree-like format

I'm looking for a web browser which lets me view the link that I went to, before I clicked back and went to another page. So for example: I navigate to page A on that page, I click link B I click ...
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Software to browse the Web as moving character

In Mega Man Battle Network, the characters move around the Web as a 3D environment. Or imagine having a 2D sidescrolling character moving through webpages. Or imagine walking through a gallery of ...
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What web browsers support a feature similar to Chrome's People?

Chrome comes with a built-in feature "People" to allow the user to create different browser profiles for different persons. Are there other web browsers that provide a similar feature?
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Is there a Chromium/Firefox plugin to tell how many times I visited a website?

I am looking for any Chromium or Firefox extension which gives statistics about which websites you visit. For example, it should show me today from 8:00 to 12:00 PM, how many times I visited face....
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Which text-based web browser is the best handling graphic options to select?

I tried Lynx. But I was not able to choose one of the three columns that appear in a normal web browser for a critical operation of installing/configuring Cloudera. I am trying to install Cloudera ...
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Creating a space game. Need help with a solution for creating dynamic spiral graphics

My friend and I are working on a web based game where we want to have a blackhole-like thing rendered in some form of an engine or 3D program for us to freely manipulate adding more "arms" making it ...
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Tool to mark pages of websites as “read” and view links to “read” pages differently?

I consult a lot of online documentation, including POSIX specifications, Postgres docs, many others. When I visit a page I often (not always) read that entire page of the docs that I'm consulting. ...
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Android web browser without closed source components

I'm looking for an Android web browser, that: Is free, gratis and open source (and doesn't include closed source components like Google Play Services) Uses an embedded Chromium runtime (and not a ...
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Disable copy / paste locally (browser, extension, etc.)

For security reasons, I would like to disable copy and paste in the web browser, of a computer that we're going to make publicly available in my work place. I've seen that, in some computers placed ...
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Tool to remove malware from laptop?

I don't know how to remove such malware form PC. Because when I click anywhere in the web page, that click creates a new tab and show a new website, totally ads. I have cleaned by PC with Windows ...
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Browser that can bookmark all tabs and supports multiple bookmarks for the same page

Is there a browser (other than Safari) that supports the features for bookmark-all-tabs, and has a bookmark system that supports multimap hashing of bookmarks (so I can have multiple entries for the ...
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Text mode web browser with support for Persian words

I am looking for a text mode browser with this conditions: support Persian words low CPU / memory usage tabbed environment can switch between image and not image (like usage of * character in links2) ...
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Python headless browser library for Oauth2 authentication from IPython console

I want to be able to interact with my own Google accounts from an IPython console using Python Google APIs. The main obstacle to this is the Oauth user authentication/authorization process, which ...
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Tool to translate Python to JavaScript

I like Python and I want to create software which runs inside a web browser. AFAIK only JavaScript can be executed in a browser. I don't want the user to install a plugin. The server part is already ...
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Chrome/Firefox extension for screenshots that are wrapped in a browser window

We're currently developing a SaaS platform. Part of showcasing our product is publishing and editing a lot of website screenshots. Is there a plugin / extension or even an external app that can ...
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Bookmarker that saves the page HTML for offline archive

Looking for a browser extension that bookmarks a page and also saves a copy of it so that even if the page goes offline, or I go offline, I can still view it. Sort of like a "save page as HTML" ...
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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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Browse already downloaded offline websites

I downloaded a website on my computer and transferred it to my Nexus 7 tablet (4.4.4 Omni ROM), but am unable to find an app that can browse it properly. The website I'd like to browse is the Android ...
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Android web browser that allows zooming in on any page

Can anyone recommend an Android web browser that allows the user to zoom in on any web page? I find that most Android web browsers can zoom in on some pages, but cannot zoom in on every page. Prefer ...
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Is there an open-source Chrome / Firefox extension that tracks Gmail message opens and clicks?

I've seen various Chrome or Firefox extensions that allow tracking Gmail messages so that I can know when a recipient views (or clicks on links within) an email. For example: Yesware getsidekick.com ...
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Browser add-on to invoke JavaScript code on all tabs

I've couple of hundred tabs where I want to invoke JavaScript (like clicking on the element and submitting the form). Normally you can copy & paste the code into address bar for each tab, like: ...
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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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GhostLab alternative, testing website multiple devices

I am looking for software to testing websites on multiple devices, with the following features: Browser sync in all devices Automatic testing using selenium/protractor/apium Easy to use for non tech ...
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Browser add-on that automatically takes screenshot when I visit a certain page and saves it locally

Is there a browser add-on that automatically takes a screenshot when I visit a certain page and saves it to <site>/<timestamp>.png? It could be for Firefox or Chrome, doesn't matter.
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Browser extension that can magnify one portion of a YouTube playing video

It's quite common for certain types of YouTube videos to have the content in some rectangle of the screen with the rest of the screen used as a static border. I'm looking for some kind of tool, ...
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Browse all servers at the same time

For a server that has loadbalancing via DNS, the host name will be resolved into several IP addresses. Typically, the browser will just choose one (the first?) and then display the web page. For ...
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Browser with lowest CPU / memory usage

Could you suggest me browser with lowest CPU / memory usage? Requirements: I need to open many tabs (30-40) Close/open tabs over and over again Flash/JavaScript not needed Images not really needed ...
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Program / browser extension to analyze the impact of each browser extension on Gmail loading time

I am looking for a program or browser extension that can analyze the impact of each browser extension on loading time of the Gmail interface, preferably in Google Chrome and supporting Windows 7.
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Browser that doesn't support cookies

I am looking for a browser that doesn't support cookies at all. I need it for some security testing of my website. I am not interested in an ordinary browser with turned off cookies, it isn't the ...
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Student Kiosk software for Windows that can limit applications & websites

I am interested in finding desktop replacement software that allows a limited set of applications and websites for an educational setting. This software must be compatible with Windows 7.
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Browser extension to forward several emails at once through the Gmail interface

It's not possible to forward several emails at once through the Gmail interface. I'm looking for a browser extension that can: forward several emails at the same time through the Gmail interface in a ...
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Software to compress, and browse, a website with 1000s of pages

I have a local copy of a website with 98,000 pages (I just checked). The uncompressed size is somewhere around 8gb. I'd like to put it all in one file maybe, and compress it, then just use a standard ...
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View websites that expect JavaScript, without executing JavaScript

Sadly, it has become increasingly common for websites - even ones that simply present some static page content - to be built on the assumption that the user will blindly execute untrusted, proprietary ...
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Alternate video player for browsers

Is there any way to have a video player such as VLC replace the built-in player that exists within web browsers for HTML5 content? I would like to be able to watch YouTube (and preferably also other ...
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Is there any Google Chrome extension that adds search sights like Findbar Tweak extension for Firefox? [duplicate]

I am searching for an alternative to "Findbar Tweak" extension that is available on Firefox. I need something similar that runs on Google Chrome. Mainly, I'm only looking for a feature that allows me ...
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Looking for a responsive XML editor written for the web-browser

I am looking for a responsive open-source XML editor that is capable of generating data from a schema and validating instances against schemas. I really like this JSON editor which does the job ...
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Display whitespace characters in browser

As part of an attempt to enforce C/C++ coding style at work I'm running our .c source files through Artistic Style and generating an HTML difference report between the original source file and ...
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Browser plugin to open domain in responsive viewport by default

For mobile-first development, I'm looking for a browser plugin to open a domain in a responsive viewport by default. My current workflow involves designing in Firefox on the desktop, then sometimes ...
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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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Extensions that blocks ability to click on ads

While I am not fond of ads on a webpage, I don't mind them just being there. But I don't like it when I accidentally click on ads and then a billion webpages open up. What I am looking for is an ...
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Do a Google Images search, have it play a full-screen slideshow of the results

Is there an OS X application or OS X-compatible browser extension that would allow a user to input a search query for Google Images and have it immediately begin to display random images from those ...
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Browser extension for easier copy or search of selected text

Is there a Firefox or Chrome add-on/extension that automatically pops up buttons (Copy, Search) when you select text from a web page? Thus allowing you to avoid the right click button as much as you ...
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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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Is there any extension for Chrome or Firefox to view local folder in thumbnail view?

It’s quite easy to open local picture files with Chrome or Firefox: Right click → Open with …. When I navigate from the address bar into the folder the image is in I get a page like Index of /Users/...

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