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Is there an extension to give Safari the same multiple search engine functionality as Chrome?

I have to admit, I never thought that I'd see the day I preferred a different desktop browser to Chrome. But with the latest release of Safari, I'm a believer. It (to me) performs faster, looks ...
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How to download youtube videos in Safari?

I am looking for free alternatives to download youtube videos in Safari.
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Safari on iPad can't resolve local network names

I have a number of local windows, Linux and macs on my local LAN, but no matter what, Safari will not resolve them by name. How can I get this to work as there is no "server" on my network. I use the ...
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How to get Safari back in iOS6 on iPod Touch?

I have an 4th Generation iPod Touch, running on iOS 6.0 and my Safari has vanished. Regression: It is not shown on the home screen When I try to tap links to web pages, they only become ...
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Where can I download Safari for Windows?

This sounds like an absurd question, I know, but when I go to: http://www.apple.com/safari/ There isn't a download link! I'm sure it used to be there :-/ Here's what I see: Scrolling further ...
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Hotkey access to a browser URL based on a URL part on the clipboard

I'd like to open a Safari tab based on a bug number that I have on the clipboard via a hotkey. The url I want to launch has the form http://example.com/defects/nnnn where nnnn has the number that is ...
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How to block unwanted sites from opening?

How do you block websites on Safari?
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View youtube videos in 720p by default in Safari?

Is there a way I can force safari to start youtube videos at 720p by default ?? I was wondering if there is an automator code that can achieve this ? Or maybe an extension that solely does that ? (I ...
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ClickToPlugin alike for Firefox?

I recently stumbled upon Pentadactyl. Its power is making me think about switching from Safari to Firefox. However there are some Safari extensions I really find useful. ClickToPlugin Reddit and ...
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Why does iPhone Safari not save login credentials for a certain Wi-Fi hotspot?

My Academy's wi-fi requires me to log in via a web-browser portal page before I have access to the internet. Safari on my iPhone doesn't save my username and password for it. Is there a way to ...
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Safari Auto Fill problem

At some point I misspelled my name when I typed in my email address to one of the those log in boxes. Now the misspelling always comes up and fills in and I have to delete it and start over. I have ...
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Safari does not remember my settings

I am using Safari 6.0.1 on OS X 10.8.2 and Safari does not remember my toolbar arrangement or other setting like the default search engine, homepage, etc.
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Safari alternative to gleebox for mouseless navigation?

When I switch to Safari from Chrome I really miss the mouseless navigation plugin that highlights every link and input with a letter ("A", "B"... "AA", "AB"...) and typing that combination + Enter ...
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Safari drag drop download

On previous versions of OS X I used to be able to go to a file in Safari, click and drag on the favicon and take it over to my downloads window, which would then download that file. So for instance ...
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WebKit browsers not loading websites resources properly

WebKit browsers aren't loading images, css, or JavaScript properly. In some cases I have to refresh a couple of times for all resources show up properly. There is no clear pattern; it is random. I ...
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Is it possible to zoom out in Safari on iPad 2?

I am attempting to view a large internal webpage in safari, and some of the content overflows off the screen. In desktop browsers, ctl+'-' would do the trick, but the touch interface has me ...
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Can I have both iCloud-synced and local-only Safari bookmarks?

Can I have some Safari bookmarks synced via iCloud to other computers and at the same time have some that are just local to my computer? If so, what is the best way to do that?
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Uninstall non-loaded extension from Safari

When opening Safari I get this error: Now I want to uninstall this extension, however it doesn't show up in the Extensions preferences: How do I uninstall this?
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Safari (6) and HTTPS

Is there any method to make Safari (6) trying to connect to a website with HTTPS connection and switch to HTTP if HTTPS is not supported? (See HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox).
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Is there a way to force a remote refresh via the iOS Remote Web Inspector?

I'm using iOS 6's new remote web inspector feature, which is pretty nice. Is there a way of forcing a page refresh on the remote iOS device from the desktop - it's just a bit easier then reaching ...
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Fix Safari 6 Address Bar Selection Behavior

This is probably just something I have to live with, but with Safari 6 Apple made the address bar different from every other text field on the OS, in that a single click (at least when it's displaying ...
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Safari will not let me delete saved passwords

I'm leaving my current company and want to clear saved passwords from Safari. I go to Preferences -> Passwords, select all of my accounts, and click Remove All. Doesn't work. I try to do them one at a ...
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Is JavaScript secure? [closed]

I have a couple of websites I have to use that require Java so I am leaving it on in Java Preferences.app, disabling it on all browsers bar one that will only be used for those sites. Am I safe to ...
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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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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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Can Safari copy both the URL and page title during a drag-and-drop?

I frequently want to paste a URL and page title into a document or email message. When I drag and drop a URL from Safari and other browsers (by dragging the URL icon) I see the page title being ...
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Auto configuration of mail/calendar/contacts?

First day when I launched my Mac mini (OS X Lion) and started to use Safari - at some point it asked me (during the login procedure to the Gmail account) if I want to auto configure ...
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Now that “Activity” is gone from Safari, how do I find and download a streaming flv file on a Mac?

Is there a plugin (for any browser) anyone can recommend? An app? It seems like all browsers got rid of this easy resource tracking feature (Chrome too).
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How can I filter http requests by type in Safari 6 Developer Tools?

In older versions of Safari and Chrome you can filter http requests to only show xhr requests for example. This seems to have been removed in the Safari 6 developer tools. Am I missing something, an ...
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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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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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How to troubleshoot web errors on the Apple developer forum?

I have an AppleID and paid $99 dollars to enroll in the iOS Developer program. I tried creating new thread in iOS Developer Forum but end up in blank white screen. I couldn't see anything on the ...
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How can I remove the Reading List column in Safari?

How can I get rid of the Reading List column in Safari when I read a webpage? It takes up too much space on the page.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Is there a way to sync bookmarks between chrome and safari on an ongoing basis?

I have Chrome and Safari both installed on my Mac. My underlying need is wanting to use Chrome on my MacBook Pro and to have all bookmarks I create to sync to mobile Safari on my iOS devices. ...
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Is there a way to temporarily allow popups in Safari 6 without going into Preferences?

If I know I'm about to click on a link that will pop up a window that I want, is there a modifier key or anything I can do to temporarily allow the popup to appear, without going into Safari's ...
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Can Safari be configured to not hide the full URL path in the omnibar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fading of the URL in Safari 6's Unified Search and URL Field How to fix Safari 6 on Mountain Lion that doesn't show the full URL in the address bar unless I click ...
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How to completely disable password saving in Safari?

Safari keeps asking if I want to save passwords whenever I submit a login form. Is there any way to disable this password saving feature completely?
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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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Safari 6.0 Rendering problems

I have a 2011 MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8 I have noticed a lot of rendering issues in Gmail, and Google instant. It seems related to JavaScript. Has anyone had this problem and is there a solution?
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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 ...
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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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Safari: stop hiding tabs

I can't use safari and continue using chrome only because of 1 reason: chrome doesn't hides tabs (when there are too many of them) I just want to act safari like this And not like this Is there ...
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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.
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Is there a way to disable “Top Hits” in the Safari 6 address bar?

The Top Hits section of the suggested results list that appears when I type in the Safari address bar proposes sites that are way off base. Is there a way to remove Top Hits from the address bar's ...
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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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Possible to disable custom Javascript keybindings in Safari?

I have a couple of decades experience using Emacs, so the Emacs-like keybindings for text editing on Mac OS X are very nice. Unfortunately, some websites (ahem) choose to override these with ...
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How to change Safari 6 Reader font?

In Safari 5 you could just change the Reader.html file inside of the Safari.app to use a sans-serif font. This Reader.html does not exist in Safari 6. How do I manage to change the font of Safari ...