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Safari makes my MacBook incredibly slow - what to do?

System configuration I'm working with a MacBook 2,16 GHz (13" white with the max. 3 GB RAM from about 2007) and "Snowleopard" OS 10.6.8. The problem: performance After a while, the MacBook becomes ...
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Blue Box with White Question Mark

On certain websites (minecraftforum.net) most images appear as a blue box with a white question mark in it on safari. On my school forums (private to the school only, so can't link) normal images work ...
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Can't access specific websites with Macbook Air (10.7.5 Lion)

This has really baffled me: While my internet connection works, I can't access specific websites with Safari (or any other browser for that matter). I don't get a 404 page; Just an error message that ...
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1answer
137 views

Boot into Safari-only mode in Mountain Lion?

In Lion, you used to be able to boot into a Safari-only mode. Where did that go in Mountain Lion?
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69 views

I've installed a new version of Safari and now it refuses to open and doesn't allow me to downgrade [duplicate]

I've installed a new version of Safari and now it refuses to open and doesn't allow me to downgrade. Someone pointed I had to reinstall the whole system. I'm reading on how to do it right ...
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How to automatically open files downloaded from Safari?

When I download mp4 files from Safari, I'd like them to open automatically once they have been downloaded. How can this be done? Safari Preferences->General->Open "safe" files after downloading is ...
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Turn off address bar search

In Safari 6 - I know have a single search/address bar. I like it mostly, although as I'm developing sites locally, when I type in a local address such as site.local it searches Google for site.local, ...
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Safari won't enter fullscreen

I'm currently running Safari 5.1.4 on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3, and after bringing it out of the fullscreen mode, I quit safari using Command+Q. When I restarted my Mac, for some reason, Safari won't ...
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1answer
93 views

Is it possible to get Safari of Mountain Lion running on Lion?

I noticed the difference in Safari 6.0 in Lion and Mountain Lion. In Lion it is Safari v 6.0 (7536.25) where as in Mountain Lion it is 8536.25.. The way safari works is also a bit different, for ...
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198 views

How do I prevent TGZ archives from being automatically un-gzipped upon download?

I use Safari on Mac OS Lion, and one behavior I find rather annoying is that it insists on automatically un-gzipping TGZ archives when I download them. It doesn't untar them; it just uncompresses ...
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Is there a Safari 5 download still on apple.com somewhere?

My friend's mother-in-law upgraded to Safari 6 and is now panicking because she doesn't have separate address and search fields. Is there somewhere on apple.com where she can download a Safari 5 ...
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Safari 6 keeps suddenly crashing on Lion

I upgraded Safari to version 6 on OS X Lion 10.7.4 The browser is really fast but with one problem, it keeps suddenly crashing and closing. Relaunching it wont prompt with the usual suspects: ...
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How to change the list of file types which Safari will open immediately after download?

I would like to change Safari Safe List of type files which open immediately after download. Any ideas how?
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1answer
105 views

Open Safari With Numerous Tabs Open?

When I use Chrome I like the feature that enables me to open Chrome with a list of websites I always want to open up once I use it. Is this feature available in Safari?
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504 views

Is it dangerous to reinstall 10.7.4

I installed Mac OS 10.7.4 on my MBP last night, along with Safari 6. I was leery about installing Safari 6, but I figured I could cope with the changes. But, after using it for about 30 minutes I want ...
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6answers
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How do you remove Safari 6 on Mac OS X 10.7.4

I understand there was a uninstaller for Safari 6 beta (is that available anywhere?) but it seems no longer available in the Apple Dev Center, and I am on Safari 6 release version. I need to remove ...
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1answer
1k views

Safari 6 Search Bar Focus On New Tab/Window

When I open new tab or window in Safari 6 in ML it doesn't focus on the search bar - what should I do to make focus automatic?
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2answers
126 views

Safari “Find” is slow

Safari is fast at everything, except "Find". When I hit command-F, I get the beachball for 5 to 25 seconds (and then the Find bar appears as normal and everything's good again). I have plenty of ...
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138 views

Printing from Safari cuts lines on page breaks

When I print from safari on 10.6 and 10.7 sometimes the top half of the line is printed on one page and the bottom half is printed on the next. This seems to be independent of the printer as the pdf ...
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0answers
137 views

How do I find hidden UIScrollView settings in Safari and Lion?

The question (and answer) Can you disable rubber-band scrolling in OS X Lion? is very useful, so I would like to learn how to find these settings. How can I find out what these variables are so I can ...
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1answer
473 views

Is there a way to select Safari's search (Google) bar (top right) with a keyboard shortcut?

I'm talking about the field accessible with command+L, then Tab. I search Google a lot. On Windows and Linux this is usually accessible with Ctrl+K.
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1answer
257 views

OSX Lion 10.7.3 update has broken Safari

This happened right after I have upgraded to 10.7.3 via Software Update utility. Or maybe even 10.7.2 unfortunately cannot recall now. Before update I saw nice page saying that Safari cannot connect ...
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Is it possible to change the gray color scheme of Lion?

Seems to be too much gray in Lion. Status bar, title bar, scroll bars, links bar, tabs, everything blends into itself. I am guessing that is part of the design. Any options to changes these?
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154 views

Delete button doesn't take me back in Safari 5.2 on Lion

I am running the developer version of Safari 5.2 (7536.2.3) on Lion 10.7.3 on Alu unibody MacBook (early 2009). The problem is that the delete button does no longer work as a back button. The normal ...
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179 views

Unvisited sites in Safari Top Sites view

I recently had to reboot my Mac as it was behaving very very slowly. The reboot took a long time as I had to force quit a lot of apps for some reason, and it kept timing out due to apps the would not ...
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1answer
395 views

clear Safari cache from script

Here is a Python script that clears cookies from Safari (OS X): from Foundation import * store = NSHTTPCookieStorage.sharedHTTPCookieStorage() L = store.cookies() print len(L) for c in L: ...
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How do I truly flush Safari's Cache?

There have been countless times where I run into a problem after I edit HTML on a Mac. The issue derives from me uploading the updated file to my server through FTP, and I'll navigate to the website ...
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2answers
393 views

Why won't Google Reader load in Safari 5.1.4?

Ever since I updated Safari to v5.1.4 on my MacBook Pro (Lion) I've been unable to load Google Reader. I can load and view Google Reader in Chrome on my MBP, but not the latest version of Safari. ...
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1answer
171 views

stopping the expansion of the safari window after opening a new tab

When opening a new tab in safari while not browsing in full-screen mode, the safari window expands, in order to preserve the content of the webpage shown. I think this is quite annoying, is there a ...
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1answer
3k views

Can't access particular website (Macbook OSX Lion)

I have one particular website (one that I'm developing) that as of today, I can't access it on my computer. I can access it on my phone, and other people on other computers can access it, but for some ...
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330 views

Completely Disable Safari Only Mode in Lion

I'm wondering if there is a way to completely disable Safari Only mode so users cannot access it at all. I administer a network here at this business and we have internet filters on all/most of the ...
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1answer
40 views

Lion: Safari brings me to the Googlesearch window when I want to go to next tab via keyboard, what can I do?

Safari (5.1.1-Lion) enervates me many times every day (= very often!): Every time when I want to go to the next tab via keyboard command (command+tab/or command+tab+alt when going to the left) the ...
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592 views

Closing Safari quickly — without Webpage Preview Fetcher?

For the past few months, attempting to close Safari normally (Command-Q) quickly closes open browser windows, but takes forever (~10+ min) to fully close, if it closes at all. A look at the Activity ...
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1answer
763 views

How to mark an item as Unread in Safari Reading List?

Sometimes I want to keep an item in the Unread section of the Safari 5.1.3 Reading List after I have read the item. The All section is too cluttered to use as a place to quickly find items. I realize ...
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Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome?

Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome on the same MacBook running Lion? Both browsers use WebKit, and I'd imagine font support comes from the OS, not the application. For ...
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2answers
508 views

Safari Web proxy

I have a question about setting proxies in Safari for the Mac. In Network preferences one can configure a Web proxy - HTTP, which has the field: "Bypass proxy settings for these Hosts&Domains". Is ...
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1answer
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Safari keeps refreshing itself

Safari is keep refreshing itself multiple times a day which is quite annoying. It prompts a message to me: "Force Reload" and then it reloads every tab in every window. This is unacceptable. Any ...
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Downloading certain file extensions opens app?

Lately, if I download .torrent files from Safari, it automatically opens an app called SQLite. SQLite is just used for looking at my sql databases, and obviously not torrents. The torrents are also ...
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3answers
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Safari freezes on pinch-to-zoom in Lion

I have noticed this since upgrading to Lion. Many times I accidentally use the pinch to zoom feature on the trackpad for Safari. Safari will zoom in a bit, but then the entire tab becomes frozen. No ...
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1answer
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Why does Safari freeze on YouTube HTML5 videos?

I'm in YouTube HTML5 trial, and the experience is terrible with Safari. Every video is lagging severely, and the browser gets unresponsive constantly. I have zero problems with the Flash version, ...
2
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1answer
621 views

How can I delete Safari cookies via Terminal on 10.7.2?

I would like to delete all Safari cookies from terminal on Mac OS 10.7.2. I tried to delete ~/Library/Cookie/Cookies.binarycookies (this is the only file in ~/Library/Cookie), but it didn't help. ...
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1answer
423 views

Disable warning message in Safari 5.1.2

I got a weird warning message in Safari 5.1.2 : Safari support is very limited and should be considered experimental. So there is no need to even submit bugreports on this early version. You can ...
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2answers
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Why can't I browse the internet with Safari, but Chrome is working?

I can't browse to any website using Safari yet Google Chrome is working fine. The Mac App Store also reports that it cannot connect. Running OSX 10.7.2 on a 2011 MacBook Pro.
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10k views

How can I keep Safari from re-opening my tabs from my last session?

When I re-open Safari on my Mac Mini, it keeps opening the same tabs that were open before it was quit (or before the Mac OS X was switched off). The result is that it takes too much time to be ...
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1answer
220 views

Safari v5.1.2 crashes frequently

I've noticed an enormous number of Safari crashes since switching to Mac OS X Lion, especially the new "reload all windows" crashes that leave Safari slow and unstable. Any tips for handling those ...
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1answer
555 views

Safari 5.1.1 SlowDown/Freeze

I am tired of how is working Safari on Lion. So the issue is : Safari can freeze at any moment , become unresponsive for some second then refresh page content. If i have more tabs opened , when ...
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3answers
459 views

How can I keep a Java-based pop-up open even when its parent page is closed?

I'd like to run the Java client for Runescape but want to quit Safari while the Java pop-up is open. How can I do this? My idea was finding out the URL of the client and running it through the java ...
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209 views

Auto Join networks on Os X Lion - auto fill password problem

When I connect to my Uni's networks (which require me to enter my username and password) Os X Lion displays an "auto-join" window looking like this: Unfortunately auto fill appears not to work in ...
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1answer
10k views

Favicons not showing in Safari 5.1.1 on OSX Lion?

Since upgrading to Safari 5.1.1 none of the websites I am visiting is displaying Favicons. I had a look in ~/Library/Safari/Icons to try and reset these but noticed that the file/folder doesn't exist, ...
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235 views

Disable read/unread status of items in Reading list

I use reading list as a place to store temporary bookmarks, instead of the intended use of it as a place to store things that are to be read later on. The read/unread behaviour is rather annoying ...