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How can I get Wikipedia embedded audio and video to play back in Safari?

What is require to get the embedded Ogg Vorbis/Theora media on Wikipedia to play back natively in Safari, assuming a clean Mavericks install?
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How to get rid of booby-trapped pop ups to update flash player?

I'm coming across a malicious pop up to update my flash player. The message in the pop up: Warning! Your Adobe Flash Player version is outdated. Security risks. Please update now. I've seen this ...
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How to disable Cmd + [Num] in Safari

I use WordPress keyboard shortcuts a lot, but Safari's use of Cmd + [Num] (e.g. 1, 2, 3) is overriding WordPress' use (which formats text with tags). How can I disable Safari's use of the keyboard ...
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How to retrieve unsaved password

How can I Retrieve unsaved passwords from history on safari or hard drive of a macbook pro password not saved on keychain.
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What's different about Safari.app in OS X 10.9.1 and Safari.app on the Recovery HD?

Having mounted the Recovery HD1, I MD5'd the Safari binary from the BaseSystem.dmg and MD5'd the Safari binary from my OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 install: /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ ...
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View SSL/TLS certificate in Safari 5+ when no padlock icon shown

According to Apple, With Safari 5 through 5.1.7, a lock icon appears near the top right corner [only] if all of the webpage's content uses a secure connection. That's all very well, but ...
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How do I disable private browsing in Safari

One of my friends has a child who is being overly sneaky online (imagine that). She wants to disable the ability for her child to select "Private Browsing" in Safari. In her opinion, Parental Controls ...
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How to “print” a web page to a PDF in Safari on iOS (iPad)?

In Google Chrome it is possible to Print... > Google Cloud Print > Save to Google Drive > ... This seems to work like a charm. I would like to do the same thing in Safari. "Printing" a website to a ...
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Safari does not let me save pages!

Just tried Safari (got advised to save battery power over Chrome) and the "Save As" button is disabled! Can't save a single page! Any idea why this happens and what I can do against it? Thanks! ...
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iMac slow and unresponsive after Mavericks

There have been a few questions and answers about memory usage, whether one should pay attention to the Activity Monitor, that Memory Pressure is more indicative of a system being maxed out on RAM, ...
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OS X Mavericks Guest Mode with Filevault → Safari flickers + crashes

Did anyone tried out the Guest Account feature in Mac OS X Mavericks with Filevault2 = on? I did and - Safari flickers (like with wrong graphic driver) → ...
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YouTube videos don't work despite installing Flash Player

I just bought a new MacBook Pro with Retina display and I went to youtube.com in Safari to play a video, but the videos required Adobe Flash. I downloaded Flash Player and installed it, but the ...
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Capturing text with a bookmarklet in IOS7

Is it possible to capture text from Safari using a bookmarklet on an iPod Touch/iPhone when running iOS7? In iOS6 I could select text, and then open a bookmarklet (like this one for example) which ...
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How can I make You Tube full screen on my iPad when using Safari?

I recently updated my iPad and now if I go to You Tube (i.e., youtube.com) using Safari and try to make a video full screen the navigation bars etc... still take up about 1/5th of the screen at the ...
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How to have Safari open links with the evil target attribute open in the same tab?

In some pages, there are (still) links marked target="_blank". Safari opens such link in a new tab. How to have Safari open such link in the same tab ? I have Safari 7 on Mavericks. I have older ...
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Upgrade from Safari 4.1.3

I tried to check my yahoo email this morning and my Safari asks me to either upgrade or continue without upgrading. I am using a Mac PowerBook G4 running 10.4.11 I clicked on continue without ...
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Blue Box with White Question Mark

On certain websites (minecraftforum.net) most images appear as a blue box with a white question mark in it on safari. On my school forums (private to the school only, so can't link) normal images work ...
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Clearing localStorage on iPad (or from Safari browser) — item seems to be persistant [closed]

I tried using localStorage from a website using Safari on my iPad (Ver 7.0.4) but it created an item which is 'undefined' and I'm unable to remove it. I tried to remove the item in the script ...
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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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Does “Allow AutoFill even for websites that request passwords not be saved” save in Keychain?

I understand that passwords saved through Safari's user interface are stored in the Keychain on the system being used (OS X or iOS 7) and that if I enable iCould Keychain, these Keychains can be ...
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Applescript enable-disable wifi Safari

I figured out a command to enable/disable wifi. networksetup -setairportpower en0 on networksetup -setairportpower en0 off Now, I was wondering how to combine it in AppleScript in a way that when ...
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Safari ads autolink to app store

When I open a page with a banner ad for an iOS game, the App Store automatically opens. Considering the lag this causes for my iPhone 4, and the fact that the home button doesn't always work like it ...
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Hide the “Reader” button in Safari 7

Is there any magic defaults write com.apple.Safari ... command to hide the "reader" button in the Safari toolbar?
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Reasons to Stay with Safari Browser [closed]

I know many Mac OS X users would prefer to use Google Chrome, I so hope that I could do so but here are my reasons why I stick with Safari: I could play Facebook video using HTML5 player with a ...
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Web Inspector crashed in Safari 7

When I try to display web inspector just a grey background shows instead of that. I tried to restart browser but it didn't help. It happens in Safary 7 OS X Mavericks. Anybody knows what is that ...
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Creating folders in safari's reading list

Is there any way to create folders in safari's reading list, or any other way to hierarchically organise items in reading list?
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Safari html5 fullscreen to display in the same Desktop

I'm using Safari in normal window non-fullscreen way. Everytime I want to play HTML5 video in fullscren mode, it jumps to new "desktop" as a fullscreen app. Is it possible to disable this and display ...
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Safari - is there a way to set a preferred screen size?

As the title says, I would like new windows to open in a set screen size. I believe that the default is that they open in the size of the last window. Sometimes, I want to make a window smaller for ...
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Automating Safari Reader

What is the best possible way to automate the following steps in Safari: On a given webpage where Reader is enabled - Click Reader - Print - Save as PDF
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Multiple IP addresses in Safari

Is it possible to choose which IP address will be used to browse the web? I am connected to a VPN which created tun interface with different IP addres so now I have two of them. I would also like to ...
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Disable Escape key in Safari for getting out of full screen mode

I use Safari in Full Screen mode on OS X Mavericks all the time. I also use the escape key in web pages fairly frequently for various things (depends on the webpage). One unfortunate side effect of ...
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Where is the 'Where from' meta data stored when downloaded via Chrome?

I'm running Mavericks with Chrome, and when I download an image/file it saves the 'Where from' when viewing via Get Info. This also happens in Safari. Now, I understand there is a separate download ...
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Can the Macbook's webcam be ON without LED indication?

Was reading some topics online about hackers accessing user's webcams (on Windows) to spy on them etc, and I am now interested to know if I'm at any risk. To make it simple, these are my questions : ...
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Running Java in “Unsafe mode”

Since the last Safari update (I'm on Lion, 10.7.5), I've been unable to connect to a client's VPN. Their VPN runs via a Java network client from Juniper Networks, and it appears to require ...
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Safari Top Sites auto-refresh

It seems that Safari 7.0 (for Mac) doesn't refresh the previews (anymore). Is there a way to turn this (back) on?
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Is there a shortcut to change tabs on safari?

I wonder if there is a keyboard-shortcut to change tabs on safari? It would be very helpful!
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Shoud I upgrade to Safari 6.1?

I have a Lion machine and a Mountain Lion machine. Software Update has offered to upgrade Safari from 6.0.5 to 6.1 on both machines. Is this upgrade worth it? Any issues or glitches? I didn't find any ...
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How do I view my cookies in Safari 7 Web Inspector?

I've got the developer menu enabled, and am looking at the Web Inspector, but the instructions I've been able to find for viewing cookies in Safari 6 don't seem to apply in Safari 7. How do I view my ...
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How to prevent Command-Shift-I from opening Mac Mail?

When in a browser (Chrome or Safari), the following keyboard shortcut will always bring up a window that says "Welcome To Mail": Command+Shift+I I would like to use this shortcut for another ...
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How can my website tell safari it's ok to save passwords?

When I logged into my website in safari, I got the following message: safari will not save your password because MyWebsite requested passwords not be saved What meta tag/value do I need on my ...
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OS X Mavericks: Disabling Smart Zoom In Safari?

“Smart Zoom” is a feature of the new version of Safari in OS X Mavericks and it’s triggered with a simple double-tap on the track pad. Whilst very useful for quickly zooming in and out of websites ...
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Cannot Find Browsing history in IOS7

On previous versions of iOS, I knew how to get a list of sites previously visited. I need to get URL of site i browsed about 3 weeks ago. Anybody know if this is missing form IOS7 or if it is ...
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Does Safari on OS X Mavericks Ignore Browsing History Preferences?

I have posted in greater detail about this on a blog post at https://browserprivacy.wordpress.com/2013/10/26/does-safari-on-os-x-mavericks-ignore-browsing-history-preferences/ but this excerpt is the ...
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How to disable “Fast Start” in Safari?

In Mavericks’ Safari, the “feature” named “Fast Start” begins to load the first result of the search typed in the search bar. How can I disable such folly ?
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How do I downgrade my Safari from version 6.1 down to version 6.0.2 on my Mac?

I need to downgrade my Safari version from 6.1 back down to 6.0.2. What are the steps?
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How to reverse the defaults write com.apple.Safari CustomUserAgent “\”My user agent string\“” command

Using the defaults write com.apple.Safari CustomUserAgent "\"My user agent string\"" command, you can set the default User Agent for Safari. This means that the CustomUserAgent key gets written in ...
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Flash not working on a specific site in Safari 7 Mavericks

I've tried the following site in Safari: http://www.2dayfm.com.au/listen/ which seems to activate plugin but stalls while loading: This site works fine in Chrome... It may well be a site specific ...
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release stuck hover label

When I use for example a browser like Safari there are websites where you can go over an area with your mouse and a hover label appears. When I switch to fast from safari into another application ...
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Safari and Chromium on Mac get input language from other apps

In my system, two 'input sources' (languages) are enabled, and I use different languages in different 'documents' (apps). I have Chromium or Safari open (a Webkit browser, that is to say) with ...
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Hide tab bar in Safari 7

I use Safari stab for vertical tabs. After update to Safari 7, the View > Hide tab bar becomes active only when one tab open. Is there any way to hide the tab bar permanently?