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Can I disable Safari's pinch-to-zoom tab switcher?

When looking at a PDF document I often want to zoom-out to scroll quickly to its contents and get an overview. However, when I zoom-out past a certain threshold (it seems to differ per PDF) Safari ...
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Allow access to www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies, but not www.bbc.co.uk

I'm using OS X Parental Controls to limit what my son can do on our Mac. He has his own user account, managed by the Parental Controls. Under Website Restrictions, I've chosen "Allow access to only ...
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43 views

Safari saves random files to Desktop in Mountain Lion

Sometimes, when I leave Safari (6.0.5) and look at my desktop, I find random files on it. These are always in the form of a *.textClipping file, or in the case of images, the original filename and ...
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Why do unfocussed tabs in Safari 6.1 “unload” when I switch to another tab?

Whenever I have multiple tabs loaded in Safari I often notice some behaviour which was not present in Safari 5. Whenever I pre-load several tabs and then switch from one tab to the other, the webpage ...
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52 views

Stop Safari from restoring default preferences after quitting

Every time that I quit Safari, it restores all default preferences. It also resets the homepage to the default apple.com site! (I cannot stand this.) This problem began after installing McAfee, and ...
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Stop Mavericks opening Safari in whichever screen I happen to be in?

I have a hotkey on my mouse that opens Safari, and since Mavericks, it'll open it in whichever monitor currently has focus (or the non-greyed-out menu bar). I want it to always open in the same spot ...
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1answer
24 views

Safari replaces some text with an A

I recently reinstalled my computer because I got a new hard drive. After the reinstallation my Safari started to act weird. It replaces some text with an A in a box, please see images below. I ...
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Website changes will not show on desktop mac, but everywhere else it is online and viewable?

I'm having issues displaying a website that was just recently created on my desktop mac while on every other computer the website is available. I've tried clearing browser cache from all major ...
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367 views

Problem loading images on Cultofmac.com in Safari and Chrome

I have had a problem with the cultofmac site for a little while now. The pages will load the text, video and some ads. But does not load the main images for the articles until about a minute. This is ...
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346 views

Safari not warning on SSL certificate hostname mismatch

For some reason (e.g., bad preferences setting, maybe?) Safari 6.0.5, on OS X 10.8.4, is failing to give me an SSL Certificate Warning when I visit a site whose hostname doesn't match the hostname ...
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My Help Viewer says “The selected topic is currently unavailable”!

I just got this mac mini a week ago and I never succeeded to get the help viewer working correctly. The help viewer keeps saying "The selected topic is currently unavailable". I did as explained here ...
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183 views

Does Safari's history store IP addresses?

If I visited a website by name (for instance, http://askdifferent.com), does Safari's History store the IP address of the site I visited or only the name? If not in the browser history, is there ...
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231 views

Flash stopped working in Safari

There's tons of threads on this but I can't find a solution that works (e.g. this here). When using Safari, Flash is not working on any website. Youtube e.g. recommends to install the newest version ...
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How do I have Safari 6 ask before quitting (to avoid accidental quits)?

Safari used to have a preference option to confirm before quitting, now that has disappeared. It's so easy to quit accidentally and lose all your tabs. I know you can resume or re-open the previous ...
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2answers
1k views

What did I do wrong - Safari 6.0.5 on 10.8.4

... has recently taken a turn for the worse. Constant beach-balls, and after an hour's browsing, that damned Safari Web Content is running between 2 and 3GB, between real and virtual. If I leave tabs ...
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1answer
820 views

Both Safari and Webkit crash on startup

I'm trying to debug a Webkit problem, and I seem to have botched my Safari installation: whenever I try to launch any version of Safari or Webkit, it crashes immediately with an error like this: ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I set the default RSS reader in Safari 6 on Mountain Lion

With Mountain Lion and Safari 6, there is no built in RSS reader and Safari prompts you to find and install one from the Mac App Store if you don't have one. So I installed a few different RSS ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Why is Safari ignoring my /etc/hosts file?

I added some domains to block (127.0.0.1 mydomain.com) to my /etc/hosts file and for some reason, Safari seems to be ignoring them. I have tried disabling Safari extensions, clearing the cache (sudo ...
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1answer
133 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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1answer
90 views

removing results from Google searches on Safari

Is there any extension or whatever that I can use to remove the results I don't want form google for safari? I would like to be able to ban certain domains from appearing in any results on my google ...
2
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3answers
947 views

Missing Safari settings option “Safari opens with”

I am running OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.3 and Safari 6.0.4 In Safari, the setting General -> "Safari opens with" is missing. I remember using this setting to turn off session restore a few weeks back. ...
2
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1answer
155 views

Tabs opening in a minimised safari window, not the active one

I’m often using multiple windows in Safari minimizing the windows I’m not working in. However, when I click on a link i.e. in Mail it opens it not in the active window but in the minimized one instead ...
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Graphical issues with Safari?

Sometimes during browsing the internet or typing stuff (even here), some blocks of the page disappear and overlap each other. They sometimes overlap the text im typing or text in articles im reading, ...
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1answer
107 views

Safari blocks all UK websites?

Suddenly no site in the UK will open in Safari (10.8.2 OS/6.0.2 Safari): BBC.co.uk, virgin.co.uk, apple.co.uk, amazon.co.uk, bobsyeruncle.co.uk, etc - every UK site is unavailable. Safari generates a ...
2
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1answer
616 views

How to switch off subpixel antialiasing in Safari?

Is there a way to permanently switch off subpixel antialiasing in Safari OSX 10.8?
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3k views

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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291 views

Bookmarks and history always disappear in Safari 6.0.2/Mountain Lion

I can not save new Bookmarks in Safari 6.0.2. The History also disappears when I quit. Both will be there if minimized but disappear after shutting down or quitting Safari. Other suggestions have ...
4
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1answer
295 views

MP4 object: 10.8 webkit browsers “Missing Plug-in”, other browsers display video via QuickTime

My organization's web site uses object tags to display MP4 video files. Here's an example: <object width="494" height="388" codebase="http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab" ...
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3answers
464 views

Watch youtube moview on a Mac using QuickTime

Is it possible to watch youtube videos on a Mac using QuickTime as it is on iOS? How to force Safari to render youtube video stream in QT plugin.
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496 views

Silverlight Crashes in Safari/Chrome but not Firefox

Silverlight crashes in Chrome with the error "Silverlight Plug-In has crashed." and in Safari/Webkit nightly build with "Plugin Failure" but works fine with Firefox. I've verified that both Chrome ...
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1answer
223 views

Why do two Chrome windows launch when I click an external link?

I've got the most recent version of Mountain Lion installed, as well as the most recent version of Chrome. When I've got Chrome set as the default browser, and if I close out all the tabs before I ...
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1answer
405 views

Safari 6's show/reveal in Finder stopped working

The other day Safari 6's "Show/Reveal in Finder" command in the downloads window suddenly stopped working. Whether right-clicking or clicking the magnifying glass/loupe button, I can't get the Finder ...
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2answers
862 views

Flickering in Safari after switching back to integrated graphics

I have a MacBook Pro which switches dynamically between discrete and integrated graphics. I get a notification about the switching using gfxCardStatus. If Safari is running while the system switches ...
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3answers
780 views

Is there any way to use Safari 5.1's rendering engine for browser testing on OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion)?

I have OSX 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) on both my Macs, which comes with Safari 6.1. A couple of my clients have been reporting minor CSS errors using Safari 5.1, which I obviously can't install. This ...
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123 views

Make application “active” while on another desktop

Is there a way I can change the current menubar to an active application while on another desktop ? Example : Safari running on desktop 1 While on desktop 2, activate safari so that the menubar ...
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1answer
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What might be causing Safari 6.0.2 to crash several times a day?

Safari 6.0.2 randomly crashes on me several times a day. Today I checked the console logs after it crashed, and only found this: objc[2339]: Object 0x7f9b7b41cab0 of class NSUserDefaults ...
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1answer
206 views

Open Safari in a new window from Dock?

Is there a way I can open Safari in a new window directly from dock ? For example, CMD + Safari on dock reveals the application in Finder. Is there another key combination that can open a new window ? ...
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cannot download Safari 6.0.2 update from App Store on ML [closed]

As by the title! I have an update notification: Safari 6.0.2 Safari 6.0.2 is recommended for all users running Mountain Lion v10.8.2 and includes security updates. For more information, please ...
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1answer
333 views

how to get google search history back in safari 6

I am very annoyed about safari 6 doing away with the google search history. Is there anyway to get it back? Just to be clear I am talking about when you google something and then you need to go back ...
0
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1answer
179 views

Where can I find the source image files for the browser checkboxes in Safari?

I'm looking for the source PNG image files for the browser checkboxes used in Safari. Specifically, these guys: I've looked through the Contents > Resources folder in the Safari.app file, but ...
2
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1answer
663 views

How to move bookmarks *with icons* from Firefox to Safari

I dumped my old Dell for a new MacBook Pro. Firefox looks gawdawful on my retina display, so I'm trying Safari. I had 20+ bookmarks in FF's Bookmarks Toolbar. Each had it's own icon, either grabbed ...
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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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What determines a local file's MIME type?

When a local file is opened in Safari or -- more important to my situation -- a custom application that uses a WebView for display, what decides on the MIME type to associate with the resulting file ...
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2answers
3k views

Safari 6 refreshes when I go back

I have this annoying problem with Safari 6, each time I go back or forward (both the toolbar buttons or two singer swipe) the tab refreshes. Here is a quick video to illustrate the problem: ...
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3answers
2k views

Can the Safari 6 omnibar search be changed from google.com to google.co.uk?

How can I change it so when I search using the omnibar it searches google.co.uk and not google.com. For example when I want to look at prices for a product, I use the omnibar to search google but it ...
3
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2answers
482 views

Can the default font size for “Email this Page” text be changed in Mountain Lion?

In Mountain Lion, Safari has a new method of "Email this Page" which opens up a new mail message where the web content can be shown as a page, pdf, or a link. If one chooses "Link", the font type and ...
3
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2answers
12k views

How do I maximize the Safari window all the way? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you maximize windows? The green maximise window button in Safari.app is doing a "smart" maximise instead of using the full area available. So in most cases, it ...
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1answer
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How to fix Safari 6 on Mountain Lion that doesn't show the full URL in the address bar unless I click it?

For instance, Ask Question page URL on this site is shown as apple.stackexchange.com, but when I focus on address bar, it becomes apple.stackexchange.com/questions/ask. I tried resetting and ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How to fix Safari print preview crash after upgrade to Mountain Lion?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, opening the print dialog in Safari. Printing was fine before the upgrade. Also printing still works in my VMs under Parallels. How to fix Safari print preview crash ...
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1answer
269 views

How do I get the white star back in top site in Safari 6.0 in Mountain Lion?

The white does not appear in top sites in safari 6.0 in Mountain Lion.