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Doesn't Safari cache pages?

Whenever I go back or forward in the Safari navigation history, it reload the pages even when I just visited the page two seconds ago. When navigating using back/forward buttons or swiping back and ...
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Why do browsers not render pictures in native pixel density on retina display?

It seems to me that browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) on my retina Macbook Pro do not render any pictures at native pixel density. For example, when I open an image from google images and then ...
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Focus address bar via a Safari Extension

I am writing a small Safari extensions and stumbled upon a problem. I want to achieve something similar to what the vimperator/vimfx extensions do and be able to focus the address bar in Safari by ...
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Command + Click not opening links in new tabs

Strangely, Command + Click has stopped opening links in new tabs on my computer. It opens them in the same tab, as if I hadn't pressed Command. This problem occurs with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. My ...
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How to know what percent of document that I read in Safari?

When using Safari to read documentation, how do I know how much do I read or much much more is left to read just like I do with editors? There seems to be no indicator in Safari for that purpose. ...
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How can exclude a whole site from Safari Top sites (and not just an URL)?

In this other question, I've asked how to remove a domain from being added to the Safari Top Sites. Unfortunately it seems that the answer may not be that easy as I though. I've just discovered that ...
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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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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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Is it possible to hook automator to the “before download” event in Safari?

I find that I desperately NEED Safari to ask me where I would like something saved (and allow me to rename it) (you know.. a Save As dialog) before it is downloaded - on an individual, download by ...
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Can not copy in Google Docs using Safari [closed]

I've had this problem for a little while now (can't recall what would have triggered it). I'm using Safari 6.0.5 on 10.8.4 on an early 2011 15" MBP. When I try to copy anything using the keyboard ...
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Bypass iOS Safari's certificate requirements

Is there a way to bypass the certificate check in iOS Safari? I'm trying to access an internal site but I get a message about there not being a certificate. I know that there isn't one, but I would ...
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How do I disable Swipe Between Pages on Safari

I am trying to find how to enable and disable the Swipe between pages gesture via the defaults command either system wide or just for Safari. I can't do it manually as we will need to do this on ...
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Block site from being on Safari Top Sites

I have the following issue: some sites I use quite often, as facebook, appears at the top sites with several different urls, depending on the person I chat and so on. I remove them manually, which is ...
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How to tell if a bookmark already exists in Safari (v6.0.5)

I find I often wrestle with the implementation of bookmarks in Safari. Since I care to have my bookmarks simply and cleanly synchronized by iCloud, I continue to use the (inadequate) bookmark ...
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Device not listed under Develop Tap in Safari( for Debug) [closed]

I have upgraded the os X 10.8.5 and safari the device not listed under safari develop menu, i need this for debugging. tried restart the safari and reconnected the device more times but it is ...
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Delete iCloud bookmark only from a specific computer

I have iCloud Safari bookmark syncing set up on two Macs and an iPhone. Is it possible to delete a bookmark (or set of bookmarks) from one machine only, so that they continue to exist on the other two ...
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How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list?

How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list? I have 100's of items in the list so do not want do do them individually. I tried removing Bookmarks.plist in ~/Library/Safari/ which deletes the ...
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Always get a Security Error for Internal HTTPS Website

My company recently changed an internal site to use HTTPS instead of HTTP (it is our Jira site in case that matters). From what I can tell, this site is using an internal certificate. On our work ...
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Safari's flying icon download animation

Whenever you download a file in Safari, a little icon flies up and down across your screen into the downloads folder. I know where my downloads folder is. I've known it for at least a decade. How ...
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Internet access through Wi-Fi trobleshooting

i have iPad2 (Wi-Fi and 3G). strange thing is: First time after purchasing it 1 year back, i have used internet thro Wi-Fi in Australia 1 week back. when i tried the Wi-Fi network in Australian ...
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How do I enable Java to do JNLP in Safari?

We use the Java Network Launch Protocol to load up our applications at work, but it's failing for our Mac users now. I VNC'd into my test Mac to give it a test, and it appears that nothing happens at ...
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Double-tap zoom: Zoom image to screen width?

When reading webcomics on the iPad, double-tapping the image representing the current page causes zooming such that the image is zoomed to fit the screen with a bit of an border. Sadly however, this ...
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Where do downloaded music go on the Iphone?

I downloaded music on Safari and I want to know where it gets stored on the Iphone. My sister has the Samsung Galaxy and her music goes directly to her Music library. I can't seem to find where mine ...
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YouTube doesn't work on a brand new MacBook

YouTube doesn't work in Safari on mid-2013 MacBook Air 13". I've tried enabling HTML5 video at http://www.youtube.com/html5, and some videos did start playing after that, but most videos still don't ...
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How to get Reading List items as links

I just have a billion items in Safari's reading list and I would like the links to all of them. Is there a way to get all of the items in your reading list as links (maybe in a text document)?
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New Web Inspector for Safari?

If you visit this page, it seems there's a new version of Web Inspector for Safari. (screenshot) How can I access that?
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Safari window always highlight

Is there a way to have a Safari window (or just a tab) always highlighted? I mean, when using other programs, have a piece of screen occupied by a Safari window (resized, obviously).
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Safari will spontaneously visit URL while I type

On my old MacBook Air and even on my brand new Retina MacBook Pro (which was set up as a new computer), if I open a new tab and quickly start typing a URL or search in the bar, Safari will sometimes ...
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Can I ensure keyboard commands don't get trapped by browser scripts?

Is it possible to tweak Safari to ensure command key combinations like ⌘H or ⌘L go to Safari as opposed to Safari's window contents? This comes up for me most often on this site because the editor ...
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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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Safari clear cache on quit

Is there any way of convincing Safari to clear the cache when it quits? If not from Safari's options, then maybe an extension that does this? I would use private browsing instead, but unfortunately ...
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Why is WebGL disabled in Safari [closed]

I know how to enable WebGL in Safari (6.0.5) for OS X and I am able to visualize and interact with WebGL based content, however I don't understand why is this technology disabled by default if the ...
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What ghost in the machine is changing Safari Privacy settings? Mail, too?

Safari, Mail. What on earth? Occasionally, Mail can't connect, so I go into Preferences .. and every time, a password has just plain disappeared. Or I'll go thru Safari Preferences and discover, ...
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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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How do I update Safari on the Macintosh?

How do I upgrade Safari on the Mac? Is there one web page to always get the current version? Or are there instructions somewhere for how to manually update Safari (assuming auto update is not ...
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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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Safari won't connect to any server!

Chrome & Firefox works fine but when i open Safari it says "Safari can't connect to the server". I have tried to change the DNS and i searched all over google but i couldnt find anything regarding ...
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Safari not accepting website certificate

I've been using an internal website at work without any issues until today when I received the error message: "Safari can't open the page "https://...". The error is: "The server "..." did not ...
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What makes a webpage's sound continue after the page is closed?

Some websites that have sound/music keep the sound running even after the web browser is closed on iPad. Some other websites stop the sound when the page is closed. I suppose there must be some coding ...
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.htaccess protected site cannot be accessed by iPad

I have been working on a website on a test server test.domain.com for a few weeks now. I was always able to access the .htaccess password protected site using my iPad mini as well as my iPhone or ...
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Why does Office for Mac need Safari and Chrome closed for installation?

In an update for MS Office for Mac, the installer asks to close Chrome and Safari — why? What do those programs have to do with Microsoft Office? I only have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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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 ...
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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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Client certificate required after installing certificate

Using safari on OS X 10.8.2 to connect to an internal server via https:, safari indicates a client certificate is required. Tried dragging the certificate from the url field to the desktop and adding ...
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Safari 6 freezing

I've recently upgraded to Safari 6 in Lion and I'm seeing some pages freeze: I cannot scroll down and sometimes cannot click on anything. Safari is still alive and working but the freeze cannot be ...
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Mail sent on iPhone via Safari or Twitter or other apps is never received, but email sent from within Mail is fine

I am using iOS 6.1.4 on iPhone 5, and I've noticed that at some point in the past few weeks - I do not know exactly when it began - any email I try to send from within any non-Mail app, such as ...
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Highlight entry on page after visiting site on safari

On a search page in Safari 6.0.4 how can I have the entry highlighted after having visited that site? This saves unnecessary going back into that page.
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Why is Safari messing up YouTube icons?

Some of the icons on YouTube are messed up in Safari, but the look fine in Chrome. If they are both WebKit browsers, why is this an issue?
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Does safari on iOS update automatically? Outside of iOS updates?

I realize that safari is updated when iOS is updated. But is it ever updated silently, like chrome or firefox, for more minor additions? Say for bugs in webkit/nitro. Or is it more like the stock ...
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Solution/Script to automatically sync Safari's Reading List to Read-it-Later services like Pocket or Evernote?

MacOSX contextual menus allow me use Pocket [Formerly Read it later] to archive all, and also read, some of the enormous amounts of content that I come across daily on my browser of choice - Safari. ...