Safari is Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in OS X. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.

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Why can I browse with Firefox but not with Safari or Chrome?

I had a problem a while back where Chrome was working fine but Safari and Firefox were not. This was fixed by unchecking the "auto-discover proxy" box in the network configuration. See my previous ...
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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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uTorrent remote asks to touch screen and move to login without success

When I browse from my iphone 4 it takes me remote.utorrent.com/srp The it asks me to Touch screen and Move Touch the screen and move your finger to fill the progress bar below... This ...
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Is there any way to view word documents within Safari on the Mac?

The title pretty much sums up the question. I have looked, and could not find anything, neither paid, nor free. I know about the DocPreview plugin, however that does not work in Safari 5.1+. There is ...
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Is there a Safari plugin to remove mackeeper ads?

I don't mind ads, banners and the like. What I do mind is the fact that almost all the ads I see recently are ads for Mackeeper. Popups, banners, it's everywhere. Am I the only one that has this ...
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Automatically scan/cycle through safari tabs?

I have a mac mini setup on a tv to monitor our network. I'd like to setup the monitoring pages we'd like to view in a set of tabs and have safari automatically cycle through them. Something like how ...
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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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Safari acting weird. Not loading pages and showing some Chinese text

Occasionally my Safari hangs on loading a page, and after some time shows this text: 㰡ⴭ⁌佃䅌䥚䕒区⁅慣栠汯捡汩穡扬攠灩散攠潦⁴桥⁰慧攠楳慲步搠睩瑨⁡⁣潭浥湴‭ⴾਊ㱈呍䰾਼ℭⴠ䱏䍁䱉婅剓㨠䥦⁩渠愠物杨琭瑯⵬敦琠汯捡汥Ⱐ慤搠摩爽≲瑬∠瑯⁴桥⁈呍䰠敬敭敮琮‭ⴾ਼䡅䅄㸊††㱌䥎䬠牥氽獴祬敳桥整⁴祰攽≴數琯捳猢⁨...
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List the extensions *enabled* in Safari for Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List the extensions installed in Safari for Mac OS X, and state whether each one is enabled I'd like a list, from which text can be copied. (Not a screenshot of ...
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List the extensions installed in Safari for Mac OS X, and state whether each one is enabled

I'd like a list, from which text can be copied. (Not a screenshot of preferences.) This information does not appear in any of the following: Safari System Profiler in Snow Leopard System ...
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OS X Lion Safari and Chrome's Vertical Scrollbar (overlay versus next to content)

What determines how the scrollbar is rendered in OS X Lion? On my home and work machine, I see the scrollbar next to the content like this: A co-worker, also running Lion has that same scrollbar ...
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Can I save an HTML file to my iPhone and open in Safari?

Does anyone know if its possible to save an HTML file to your iphone and then open it with Safari so that you can then favourite it and have it appear on the launcher as an icon?
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Web Inspector (Safari & Chrome): A/B testing changes?

Is there any technique for A/B testing CSS changes made to an element in Web Inspector? That is, evaluating before & after states (loaded vs changed) for a given element.
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Open youtube link in Safari

In iPad Safari, when a page has a link to a youtube video, if I click the link, Safari will open youtube app. Is it possible to change this behavior? I don't want to use the youtube app and I want to ...
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How do I stop Safari from occasionally downloading “mlingos9.html”?

When I'm browsing with Safari, a download of a file called "mlingos9.html" is started on some sites and I end up with several of these in my download folder. How do I stop Safari from doing this?
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Safari / iCal scroll animation

When I started using Lion, there was this "smooth scroll animation" in iCal and Safari, so when I swiped my finders left/right the next month/week or previous website showed up with a nice slide ...
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Safari pages refuse to scroll on MacBook Pro

I'm repeatedly finding Safari pages cannot scroll up or down in Safari 5.1 on my MacBook Pro. On affected pages, the two finger trackpad gesture has no effect, nor does pressing the up/down keyboard ...
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How do I refresh Application metadata - URL handlers, Web browsers - after installing my own AppleScript?

I'm working on an Apple Script that handles URLs. There's a command one can give which re-creates the list that Safari shows to change the default web browser. Anyone know what this is?
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How do I merge the tabs of two safari windows when I have more than two open?

So far, I know how I can merge all windows with all their tabs using: I use different windows in safari to organize them by content. Sometimes it makes sense to merge the tabs of two windows. This ...
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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, ...
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Fake/randomize/delete geolocation in Safari for certain Websites

I would like Safari on Mac OS X Lion to send correct geo informations to some websites but not to others. Instead sending correct location data I would like it to send either no location data, faked ...
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Seeking an alternative to the big browsers

Can anyone recommend any alternative web-browsers to the Big Three of Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox? I just want to try something new, because I'm not completely happy with the performance of ...
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How can I add a new search engine to Safari without any 3rd party add-ons?

I know add-ons such as Glims can do this, but I would rather stay away from them. Any native (or more likely semi-native) way to do so? If it matters, the engine I would like to add is duckduckgo.
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Mobile Safari with thumbnail view with iOS 5

Can I get my Mobile Safari thumbnail view back after I upgraded to iOS 5?
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Disabling Schubert's PDF Browser plugin on Safari

I use Safari and Firefox. To be able to view PDFs on Firefox on the fly, I use the Schubert's PDF viewer. But, I would like to block it from loading my PDFs on Safari. I like Safari's way of handling ...
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Vimeo embedded videos don't show in Safari

Vimeo embedded videos do not appear in Safari although they appear in all other browsers on the same machine. Not only do the video not play but the placeholder where the video should be on the page ...
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Is there a system freeze problem in Snow Leopard when there's no free memory?

For many months, I chased after the cause of my computer, a late-2006 MacBook with Snow Leopard and all available updates installed, locking up, forcing me to restart. It locked with a spinning ...
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Missing email attachments

I have a Gmail account but access all my email through Apple Mail. I noticed in the last month or so that I'm not seeing the attachments that are being sent to me. In order to access the attachments, ...
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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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Is there a Safari Extension for adding Mail-style Data Detectors to Web Pages?

I love the Data Detectors in Apple Mail. Open a message that has a date or time in the content, and creating a new Calendar event is a snap. But this feature is not in Safari, so I'm wondering if ...
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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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How can I have ClickToFlash except for YouTube?

I use the ClickToFlash Safari extension, out of concern for Flash security vulnerabilities and to remove annoyances. However, I do not like its replacements for YouTube video players over YouTube's ...
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djvu plugins don't work on Safari 5.1.2

DjVu Browser Plug-in 6.1.1 for Mac OS X doesn't work on MacBook Pro running OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.8 / Safari 5.1.2: A historical map should be displayed on this site. But only one page of related ...
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How do I save flash videos from Safari?

A long time ago, I found this post online with some tips for finding files in the browser cache. Specifically, Flash videos. However, I'm currently running OS X 10.7.2 and Safari 5.1.2 and this ...
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Safari quits unexpectedly, what to do?

I have trouble with my Macbook, I think it's just on pages on Safari like writing an e-mail or in facebook, even in this question box. The problem is that Safari will quit unexpectedly when I open ...
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HTTP Live Streaming Not Working on OS X

I'm having trouble getting HTTP Live streaming to work on my desktop in any browser. Sample pages like the following work fine on the iPad and others' computers in Safari, but I get a black screen and ...
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Writing Causes Page to Jump

I have trouble writing on my Mac. It happens on pages on Safari like writing an e-mail or in Facebook and even in this question box. The problem is that the page starts jumping up and down as I'm ...
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Is there any way to make the confirmation dialog stop appearing when clearing history in Safari?

Every time I clear my history I am presented with a small alert window. Is there any way to avoid/disable this?
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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 and Firefox are working fine. The Mac App Store also reports that it cannot connect. I am running OSX 10.7.2 on a 2011 MacBook Pro.
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Adobe Flash Player ungodly slow in OSX

I have the mid-2009 Macbook Pro (Core 2 Duo, 2.53 Ghz, 4GB RAM, OSX 10.7.2), and use the most recent version of Chrome. However, it seems every time I visit a website with Flash, whether it be Youtube,...
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Typing in safari all of a sudden moves to a new textbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is this bar appearing in Safari? Sometimes when I'm typing in (Japanese) a text box in the safari browser, all of a sudden a new thin text window appears in the bottom ...
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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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How do I sync Safari's Reading List between multiple Macs and an iPhone?

I would like for Reading List to automatically sync between an iMac, MacBook Air, and an iPhone 4S. The Macs are both running Lion 10.7.2 and the iPhone is running iOS 5.0. All three devices are ...
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How can I download a PDF document that is embedded on a webpage in iOS?

If I'm viewing a webpage which embeds a PDF document with the <object> tag (example), how can I download this page on the iPhone? If I view a non-embedded PDF document (example), I can select ...
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How can I fix Youtube videos only displaying black with sound in iOS's Safari?

Frequently I encounter this problem in iOS's Safari: I want to watch a Youtube video, and it starts playing, but the display area is entirely in black, although I can still hear the audio. Is ...
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How can I move the Downloads toolbar button in Safari 5.1 and newer on OS X?

In Safari 5.1 on my Mac, the Downloads button appears on the toolbar at the right of the search bar when you download a file for the first time: I want to move that button elsewhere on the toolbar, ...
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Is there any way to block certain sites, eg MacKeeper?

MacKeeper (and other sites) adverts pop up on some video sites which I find very irritating. Is there any way to block specific URLs in Safari? This occurs both on Mac and iPad. Ideally, I'd like a ...
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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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Websites stuck in infinite redirect loop after upgrading to iOS 5 (5.0.1)

Ever since upgrading my iPhone to iOS 5 (currently at 5.0.1), I've noticed that a few websites that I regularly visit get stuck in a constant redirect loop and never show up. It's only sites that ...
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Can I force Safari to always show bookmark names, not webpage titles?

I have several bookmarks for finance.yahoo.com. Each bookmark lists a series of stock tickers that I am watching. I gave the bookmark unique names that makes them easy to identify (e.g. "$-Investments"...