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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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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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Automatically skip in-video ads on YouTube

I'm searching for an extension or script that can automatically skip to the start of a video without having to listen to the video author trying to sell me a product. Lots of content creators have ...
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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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Replace link with another link web browser plugin

I am visiting a webpage through a proxy it looks like something liek this https://www.proxy.x.y.com/proxy.ashx?https://www.realwebsite.com/a/b/service?token=HHXG723 Where the real url is https://www....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SSB for Firefox? Like Prism or Epichrome?

Epichrome is a fantastic solution for site-specific browsers (AKA SSBs). Yet, I prefer Firefox to Chrome due to its great extensibility. Also, even though Epichrome is great, it has problems like ...
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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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Sync a custom chrome extension across all computers that chrome user is longed in?

Anyone know of chrome extension that syncs DATA of each individual chrome extensions, for example, it will sync a list of rules you created for a custom extension across all current chrome user ...
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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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Remote Download Manager with Browser Plugin support

I am looking for a way to direct typical download file on a web browser to a remote server without having to keep the local computer on. I did come across certain browser plugins that allows me to do ...
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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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100s of tabs web browser Android

On my iPhone I have roughly 80-100 tabs open at a time. I use it a basically as my primary device(no laptop). I would effectively use the same number of tabs on my laptop also. My iPhone snaps ...
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Web extension/plugin or browser feature to detect page size (or page bloat)

I am done with morbidly bloated websites that consume too much bandwidth. Especially now, I am trying to save internet data so I always try to choose carefully which site to visit when doing a search ...
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What is a good browser for a publicly accessible computer?

Im setting up a computer in a hotel lobby and it needs to not have any history or remembered information between browsing sessions. Chrome is the most compatible browser but it seems difficult (if ...
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Is there a service to mirror a web site to another computer?

We have a video wall with some monitors. each one is plugged into a Raspberry PI. Mostly we just are showing webpages into the video wall (reports, status etc) Today we control the content of each ...
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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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Browser extension for reverse image search

I am looking for a browser extension for reverse image search via supported search engines. It should be free for use, ideally for Chrome or Firefox.
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A single-conf, virtual-host-free, webserver for a few small-volume WordPress websites

I have a DigitalOcean/Linode 5$ Ubuntu 16.04 machine with Bash and Nginx on which I have a few very small WordPress websites (see below). Up to 20 webpages each. Up to 20 images/animations in each ...
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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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Download Router extension for Firefox web browser

On Chrome, there is an extension called Downloads Router. Looking for something similar for Firefox. The Downloads Router allows you to automatically save your downloads to different folders based on ...
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Firefox Quantum online bookmark manager

since FF Quantum many old plugins does not works anymore so I'm looking for some tool to comfortably manage web browser bookmarks, here are my requirements: Must have features: support for (sub)...
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Replacement for XMarks?

I've been using XMarks for a decade, but just received a notification from LastPass that as of May 1, they're discontinuing the service. I'm a web developer, and I rely on bookmarks being synced ...
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Remember a persons name

I'm in search of software to remember several things of a person: Name Affiliation (Lover / Familiy / Work / ...) Any notes I want to keep (Went on vacation to Bahamas, ...) Example: Namerick (...
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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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Web-browser which runs fully in memory, without writing down any temporary files

I am looking for the web browser which I can be setup to work fully in memory (since I've got 16GB of RAM). So no any temporary files should be created, but everything should be done in memory. Once ...
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Browser extension that sends a full page capture of a website to Pinterest

I use Chrome, and found Page2Images Pin Full Page. Works great, except that the image captured was so small that I can't read the text, and some text and layout are screwed. Anyone came across any ...
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Extension for Opera browser (or non-Firefox browser) to give Down Them All functionality

I have recently switched from Firefox to Opera and my little Windows 7 laptop is getting hung up much less often. I haven't figured out how to get the same bulk download capability for a specified ...
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Lightweight browser for Windows 7

I'd like to find a lightweight, fast browser for Windows 7. I would like it to create ONE task, not a gajillion tasks when there are multiple tabs open (see note at bottom of question). Adblocking ...
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Firefox Websocket inspection

Goal/Requirements I want to inspect websocket messages with the latest Firefox. I don't want to switch browsers. The situation is kind of messed up for me. I really don't want to move to closed-source ...
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GUI web browser to run in Xubuntu 14.04

I want to run a GUI web browser on Xubuntu 14.04 but it seems that neither am I able to nor is it safe. So my question is, is there any GUI web browser that I can try? Specs: Must run without SSE2 ...
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Alternative to Firefox and Chrome with an element inspector?

Assuming that Mozilla is not trustworthy, Chrome isn't any better, because Google …, Chromium isn't any better just because it's open source, after all Firefox is open source, is there any browser ...
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Realistic Web Connectivity and Bandwidth Testing

I am looking for a way to do realistic testing of web connections through relatively slow ISPs. I need a test that will give a realistic approximation of how useable an internet connection will be ...
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Maximum security web browser

I recently upgraded Firefox and it screwed up the NoScript UI and greatly increased CPU usage. When I downgraded to an older version, it deleted my Adblock Plus and NoScript installs instead of ...
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PixelBlock alternative for Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 57. I'm looking for software that blocks the 1x1 pixels that cause the HTTP{S} fetches that are used to track users. The product I used in the past is called PixelBlock. I searched ...
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Link rating extension

I am looking for an extension for Chrome or Firefox that allows me to rate a page (to give it up or down votes) so that next time when I see that link there will be a sign to tell me what I voted.
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Extension for required reading time

Is there any extension that can tell me how much time it would take a person to read a page? I need for Firefox.
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Firefox/Safari addon to disable visual font differentiation of link text from normal text in browsers

In most browsers, text links are usually underlined and in a different color from the surrounding ordinary text. I often find this very distracting, and I find it hard to concentrate on just reading a ...
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How to “save as” everything on a remote server directly?

I am using browsers like firefox and chrome. Many times I need to use "save as" a webpage rather than only bookmark it. What "save as" does is saving a html page and a folder with a lot of other ...
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Adblocker that will only block invasive ads

I'm looking for an ad blocker, but I don't actually want to remove all ads. I want sites offering me free entertainment to receive advertisement revenue, and will tolerate basic ads to allow this to ...
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Can I automate LibreJS testing?

I have previously used the LibreJS extension to test that web pages I visit don't fall into the JavaScript Trap. In other words, test that their JavaScript code is freely licensed. However, I'd now ...

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