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Flash Player Crashes my computer in Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox. But it doesn't in Safari. What is going on? [migrated]

I have Windows Vista. Recently I uninstalled Ubuntu from a split partition and then reallocated the disk space to Windows. I also downloaded 360 Total Security for Windows, because I was planning to ...
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Safari Web Developer Tools - how to edit a cookie?

Is it possible to edit cookie values in Safari, either by using the Web Developer tool or another 3rd party extension?
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Compile new version of WebKit for Safari

I have a requirement in our automation to upload our file using Selenium. Selenium Safari file upload is not working and its already a bug. And doing this way in js also not acceptable : ...
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Safari crashes after Yosemite Upgrade

My sister upgraded her 2011 MacBook Pro 15" to Yosemite from Mavericks. As far as I have been able to glean the upgrade went without a hitch, but now her computer is mostly unusable. It is very ...
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Safari 8.0 Full Screen Shortcut Not Working

After updating to OS X Yosemite (Public Release), Safari and several other applications stopped recognising ⌃+⌘+F as the shortcut to enter Full Screen. I can use Shift+Command+F to enter Full Screen ...
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OS X Yosemite suspends inactive windows

I have some user script that runs every about 10 minutes on specific page at opened tab in Safari 8. The surprise is that safari somehow suspend javascript execution when tab is not active by user ...
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When Gmail said the Safari needed to upgraded I did and got Maverick - now the icon is grey

My safari icon on my desktop is grey and I no longer seem to be able to get it up without the error message that Maverick is more recent and not compatible with my OS x version 10.6.8
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Keyboard shortcuts not working in Safari and Firefox after update to Yosemite

After updating two distinct Macs (a MacBook Air and a Mac Mini, both using the same iCloud account) from Mavericks to Yosemite, I noticed the following weird bug: All keyboard shortcuts in Safari and ...
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BBC iPlayer paused when mute

If I play a radio station through the BBC website, e.g. (I believe this is available worldwide): http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/bbc_radio_two When I mute the mac the playback pauses. This doesn't ...
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Safari 8 Not Clearing Redirect Data

So this is a bit complex of a question. I have a domain, and I recently switched it from one host to another. Unfortunately, Safari doesn't realize that, and instead of loading the new server with ...
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Safari “Back” button on Kensington trackball

I have a Kensington "Expert Mouse" Trackball with 4 buttons. I have setup one of the buttons to do "Back" in browsers, finder etc. This is working perfectly in Firefox, Chrome, OS X in general, but ...
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Disable “Try the new safari” popup

In Yosemite, when starting Chrome (or Firefox), an invasive, annoying and persistent popup "Try the new safari" appears on screen. Two options, "Later" will have it come back next time, and "Try ...
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My son's user account and my user account on my iMac are linked/synced through iCloud. How do I unlink them?

So, on my home iMac - I have separate user accounts for me, my wife, and my two kids (ages 5 & 7). This has worked great - my young children only have access to age-appropriate sites, and ...
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iOS 8 Safari verify server identity error

We have a site running on https in production. In QA we run it on https but we don't have a valid SSL cert for it. So on iOS Safari 8, we get a error message saying that "Server identity cannot be ...
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Gmail message about safari

When I try to access my gmail account the following message appears: "This version of Safari is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser." I know my safari version is: Version ...
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Youtube in Safari cause system crash

Regarding MacBook Pro early 2011: sound loop, black screen It happened again and it's the 5th time in one month. Everytime I play youtube videos on Safari only the screen just freeze and the fan gets ...
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How can I view the desktop version of a page on a website with faulty redirects?

The iPhone has a great built-in web browser, and since its first introduction it was touted as being able to run the full web, not the watered down mobile versions many phones use. Unfortunately, ...
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`Unknown` file download after reload in Safari 8.0 on OS X Yosemite

Since upgrading to OS X Yosemite I've experienced that sometimes when reloading a web page (CMD+R) Safari doesn't reload the page but downloads a file named Unknown. Is there any way to fix this?
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“A descriptive string set at run-time. Don't localize.”?

When I open Safari, in my Bookmarks tab it shows me a pop-up: What does this mean?
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Get full url address on Safari

In Yosemite, the new Safari "hides" part of the URL, how could I show it without going to the address bar every time? e.g. ...
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View TLS Certificate in Safari 8 / Yosemite

i've installed the new OS X Yosemite recently. Now i'm trying to view the TLS Certificate and the Certificate Chain in the new Safari. In the older versions of Safari one just had to click onto the ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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Safari isn't working at all after OS update

Once installed Yosemite, Safari is not starting up, and ends in best case with an error-report. Anyone else has this problem and are there solutions available already?
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How to get custom favorites icons in Safari 8 on Yosemite?

I am wanting to add custom favorites icons (i.e. new tab page) for my website in Safari 8 on Yosemite. I have tried the open graph tag og:image with both png and jpg formats. I have also looked over ...
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Unable to use Gmail on Safari for Windows

Why is Google Gmail telling me they no longer support my version of safari when I already have the most current version, 5.1.7, for Windows 8? Then they point me to a Safari web page that has no ...
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Yosemite: Safari's window is too wide

I'm a web developer and like to develop with a narrow browser window to somehow emulate how my website will look on a mobile phone. With pre-Yosemite-Safari it was possible to create such a narrow ...
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Safari iCloud History Sync not working

I've read on forums, people annoyed by the sync of Safari History between iPhone, Mac, etc On my Mac (clean install) of Yosemite and iPhone 6 (clean install) iOS 8.1, it seems Safari doesn't sync the ...
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How do I get my Omnibar back?

I installed Genieo on my Mac by accident so I tired to get rid of it. By doing that I accedentally deinstalled my Omnibar - How do I get it back?
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Safari: How to show a loading indicator in tabs that are loading?

I've recently switched from Chrome back to Safari and i'm liking it so far. The only issue I have is that there is no way of telling if a non-active tab has finished loading. In chrome tabs that are ...
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Install Safari 7 from Mountain Lion

I am currently running Mountain Lion and have Safari 6.2. I need to upgrade Safari to version 7 to run some tests for a particular application. However, in order to upgrade Safari I need to upgrade to ...
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Workaround Java 8 Security application blocked issue

Trying to use a Java application. But it is blocked by java security. OS: OS X Yosemite 10.10 Java: Java 8 While changing settings in Java Control Panel, only two options are available: High & ...
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Download all linked files at once from a website in Safari

I have build a Web Frontend for my own Server to share files with my co-workers. They can upload images and animation-videos there. Now, if a co-worker has uploaded many files, it would be nice to ...
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Safari 8.0 on Yosemite doesn't kill closed tab processes, hogs memory

I've just upgraded to Yosemite and started using the new Safari 8.0. For a while, everything seemed fine, but then all got ever so slightly slower and slower, especially when switching desktops. ...
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Yosemite Safari Favicon

Anyone know of a way to make Safari show favicons in Yosemite? I was using Glims under Mavericks but that no longer works. I tend to have lots of tabs open and sometimes it's easier to find the ...
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Safari opens tabs by itself and launches Mail

I am using Safari Version 7.1 (9537.85.10.17.1) on OS X Version 10.9.5 Which I got free from Apple when they were offering it. My Mac is about 5 years old. When I open Safari it usually opens on ...
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Why can't websites access JRE in Yosemite?

Please see the attached image which shows an error/information message I am seeing regularly since upgrading to Yosemite. I don't know which website is asking for Java, as there is a different site ...
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How do I stop my browsers creating a new tab for every new top level domain?

I have a MacBook and have tried browsing with both the Safari 7 and the Chrome browsers, but every time I go from one top level domain to another, it automatically creates a new tab. So if I click a ...
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Yosemite - Make Safari tab font bold or bigger

I’ve updated my system to Yosemite and now I wonder if there’s a way to increase tab font size (or make it bold).
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How to bring favourites in entry address bar in Safari

Yosemite has brought a new feature in safari which is bring favourite when we click any filled address bar. But the favourite webpages don't popup when we click an empty address bar. Does anyone ...
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my cursor isn't changing to a pointer when hovering in Safari

I have this weird issue, where my cursor isn't changing to a pointer (or any other cursors) when I'm browsing the web. MBPr mid 2012, OS X Yosemite, Safari 8 Anyone knows how to fix this?
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Warn before quitting in Safari

Is it possible to activate some safety check, like "Warn Before Quitting" in Chrome, to quit Safari? Sometimes we can press ⌘Q by mistake, and it's a pain to have the entire application closed.
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Default login for multiuser site in Safari

In Safari, is it possible to set a default user for a site for which you have multiple user accounts? Or sites that have different accounts for different subdomains? As it is, when I login, I have to ...
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How to make iOS Safari saves password for basic authentication website? [duplicate]

I'm currently developing a website using basic authentication over https Some customers using iOS Safari have complained that Safari does not ask to save password. it seems that iOS Safari asks to ...
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Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird as default browser and mail client

I use Firefox and Thunderbird for browsing and email. In the Safari Preferences, Firefox is set to be default browser. Each time I start Firefox, it asks if I want it to be the default browser. Same ...
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Can't log into website using safari on ipad mini

I have tried many times to sign in to a website (bornprettystore.com) but when i do i just get sent to the home page as if i never even tried to sign in. I tried to log in with chrome and it works no ...
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Why is safari so slow on sites like this

This is an example: https://www.portaldasfinancas.gov.pt/pt/home.action This site belongs to the official portuguese IRS department. Opening that site on Chrome takes only 0.1 seconds. Opening that ...
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Open a link in Safari with a keyboard shortcut

In Safari, is it possible to navigate through links on the webpage by means of the keyboard? For example, I made a search in Google and would like to open the first or second link from the web ...
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Why does my iCloud tabs on Mac OS X not work?

I have a number of Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Macbook and Mac Mini). I would like to use iCloud tab syncing between the devices, I have successfully enabled my macbook, iPhone and iPad but I'm ...
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make custom user agent change permanent

I need to navigate a site that makes use of javascript that checks for user agent and only permits IE9.0 (don't ask). I am using safari and can set IE 9 in the user agent submenu of the develop menu. ...
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How do I search PDFs in Acrobat in Safari using command-f, without an extra buttom press?

I like using Acrobat within Safari as a convenience. But when I try to search in a PDF with command-F, it first brings up the Safari search box, which steals the focus from Acrobat's own search box. ...