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'Modern' browser that will work in Windows 98SE

Opera 9.64 Free. Version 10 and later don't run on Windows 98. Version 9.64 was released in 2009 and was among the best browsers back then. You get tabs, mouse gestures, speed dial, URL blocking and ...
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'Modern' browser that will work in Windows 98SE

There's a program called KernelEx that adds a "compatibility layer" into Windows 98SE (and ME). It lets you run some Windows NT programs on Windows 98SE/ME. (Info on installing KernelEX: http://...
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'Modern' browser that will work in Windows 98SE

Have a look at K-Meleon: free and opensource Gecko based available as installer or portable It runs in Windows 98: While a Pentium level processor is recommended, K-Meleon can run on 486 systems ...
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No-GUI tool to take screenshots of websites

Sindreshorus's pageres Support multiple resolutions CLI support $ pageres <url> <resolution> ... $ pageres todomvc.com 1024x768 1366x768 # 2 screenshots $ pageres todomvc.com yeoman.io ...
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Print the whole webpage in a single image file

It only does PNG, but Firefox has a way to capture the whole page built in: Shift-F2 brings up a command prompt, which includes a screenshot command. For instance, screenshot --clipboard --fullpage as ...
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Web browser that consumes minimum data

You could hardmode it and use w3m or lynx. I hear emacs has a browser now too, but I'm not sure if it's usable. Lynx' advantages: Intuitive, text-only browsing No Flash No plugins No images No ...
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Web browser that consumes minimum data

You can try Opera. It has a feature called Opera Turbo which basically takes the requested page, compresses it using Opera's servers and sends it back to your computer which minimizes bandwidth and ...
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Which browser should a web developer use?

Short answer: All of them. Long answer: As a web developer you won't get around testing and debugging your applications regularly with multiple browsers. No matter how much you like BrowserX and ...
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Web browser that consumes minimum data

You could try the RequestPolicy Continued addon for Firefox. It is an extension that prevents pages from loading resources from external sites. For example this page loads resources from ajax....
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Text based browser that runs JavaScript

// , Consider brow.sh, because of its low bandwidth but extremely flexible support for different kinds of web pages: https://www.brow.sh It also has a clever way of using True color support in ...
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Print the whole webpage in a single image file

I use Nimbus Screenshot a plugin for my Firefox for this task. You can right click any page and say "make a screenshot of the whole page" and it will. It will open the screenshot in a new tab and ...
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Web browser that consumes minimum data

Here is a nice summary of the situation: Using a local(!) plugin to reduce image size and quality requires you to first download the large version. Thus you can not reduce bandwidth usage this way. ...
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Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?

Firefox 57 AKA "Firefox Quantum" now allows isolating tabs by introducing a "Contextual identities" AKA "Containers" API for extensions. Mozilla has released the Firefox ...
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Linux text-only web browser that renders images in ASCII art

Maybe you're satisfied with Browsh:                            &...
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No-GUI tool to take screenshots of websites

I know about a bunch of tools which claim to be able to do that. Out of curiosity I just tried all of them. I've listed the IMHO best working tools first, but YMMV: gnome-web-photo gnome-web-photo ...
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Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?

Ghost Browser was designed specifically for the purpose of multilogin. Every time you open a new tab, you can put it into a new Session. (disclaimer: I'm the founder) The new tab will be a separate ...
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Linux text-only web browser that renders images in ASCII art

The browser Browsh suggested by user simhumileco looks OK but the images are very low resolution. Other suggestions are: Lynx can be configured to display images using aaview or cacaview. w3m can be ...
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Text based browser that runs JavaScript

2017 solution: Here's a solution for rendering html+js in the terminal: Required: Chrome 59 or greater Using chrome in headless mode allows you to render a page with javascript through the terminal! (...
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Print the whole webpage in a single image file

I upvoted the answer from @tls, as that is also my tool of choice, after having tried many, many, screen-capture programs. However, you might also consider trying "print to file". IIRC; the default ...
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Incognito Android browser

Firefox, the on it based Firefox Focus/Klar, Fennec or IceCatMobile has an Incognito Mode: and you can also choose which personal data should be deleted (beside the Incognito Mode) when you exit the ...
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Light, fully functional browser for ARM Ubuntu netbook, 512MB ram

Midori is a small open-source browser. It is available for a number of OS, including Ubuntu. It supports HTML5 and CSS3. It runs using the WebKit engine. It is very lightweight, requiring ...
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Cross-browser compatibility software

Test Browsers In Virtual Machines You can fire up a virtual machine with a specific browser installed and test against that. There are various possible sources of the VM images: IE Versions and ...
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Maximum security web browser

Tor Browser is slow because of the overhead of the Tor anonymizing overlay network, so it is probably not what you are looking for. Brave is an open source, cross-platform web browser for Windows, ...
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Alternative to Firefox and Chrome with an element inspector?

The problem with "trustworthy" is that trust isn't something one can be recommended to...it's something that you gotta have. (I didn't watch the video but I'm sure you can technically do a rant about ...
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Software that automatically downloads videos you're watching

Probably not the original program you're looking for, but VideoCacheView offers similar functionality, in addition to being free. It basically scans your browser cache and lets you select which ...
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Is there a Chromium/Firefox plugin to tell how many times I visited a website?

Well also adding to @ATG's answer there is another way you can do this in Firefox but it only displays how many times you visited the website on that day only. On Firefox, Right click on the page (E....
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Is there a Chromium/Firefox plugin to tell how many times I visited a website?

There's something pretty close to this already available in Firefox history. If you do a Ctrl + Shift + H it should bring up the full browser history in a pop-out window. Then, you can right-click ...
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Browser with lowest CPU / memory usage

There is also a text-only browser lynx (it is not tabbed, so you will have new windows instead of tabs) which is very light on resources. There are also browsers that build on it: links and links2 (...
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Minimalist Web browser: No tabs, no plugins, no bookmarks

Microsoft HTML Help The hh.exe is the Windows program used to display compiled help, but it can also browse the web without any plugins, tabs, bookmarks, etc. Just go to Run... (Win+R) and type: hh ...
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