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Some files from Google products (preferably Chrome browser) appearing at random places

I have Google Chrome browser installed on My MacBook Air 13". I found few files from Google products in /Library and ~/Library. Found com.google.keystone.daemon.plist under /Library/LaunchDaemons/ ...
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Safari and Google Chrome not working, Mozilla Firefox is

Safari stopped working for me a couple of months ago, but I didn't worry about it too much because I primarily use Chrome. As of two nights ago, Chrome also stopped working. I used AppCleaner to ...
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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How could Chromium use the native H.264 decoder

This is actually a revisit of Is there any way to bring back H.264 support in Chromium. However, that was asked in 2011 and things may be different now. There's no H.264 support in Chromium anymore ...
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Open a file:/// url with #anchor from terminal

I've been trying to open a file:/// url e.g. open "file:///Users/me/index.html#my-anchor" Or open -a Safari "file:///Users/me/index.html#my-anchor" Or open -a Google\ Chrome ...
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What's the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, and where is the official download? [duplicate]

I want to install the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, but I can't seem to find an official download on Apple's website. Anyone have a clue?
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Browsers: What does Command+Click really do?

In Chrome, Safari & Firefox on OS X, you can open links in new tabs via holding ⌘ while clicking, however it is not strictly equivalent to right click -> Open in New Tab. Take the links in this ...
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How to have the first search result highlighted instead of the seach bar in Safari?

Problem: I am using Safari and duckduckgo as a default search engine. Suppose I search for "foo". I get results on the duckduckgo.com BUT my cursor is still in the searchbar so I cannot navigate ...
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Resizing problems with Java web app on Retina display

I have to use a Java web app on my Retina 13" MBP, but either Java or the app is trying to help me by not resizing any text when I change the zoom factor in the browser. Text handled by the browser ...
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Universal print extension for FF on Mac doesn't work anymore?

I want to print few tabs into pdf file\s. I downloaded Universal Print for firefox and then I would print with "Cups-pdf" or "pdfWriter" applications for Mac. It used to work, but today it prints ...
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osx trackpad gesture to switch between chrome tabs

Is there a trackpad gesture to switch between Chrome browser tabs? I understand there may be one for Safari.
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I have two Macs on the same Apple ID. Sharing issue

When I access the internet on Mac 1, the other Mac (Mac 2) has a extra icon pop up and can see what I access. Both Macs use the same Apple ID and are on the same domain. Two different users are signed ...
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Buy from the iOS AppStore via desktop browser and have app auto-install to my iOS device?

The question sums it: How can I buy from the iOS App Store and have it download to my iOS device, perhaps telling it? Anytime I attempt to go to the AppStore website, it keeps trying to push me ...
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Window-shadow causes weird bugs in Google Chrome

I'm coding a website, just with a text editor and my browser. I use Sublime Text 3 and Google Chrome. When I hover my text editor over my browser, the background color of my site gets a bit darker in ...
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OS X Yosemite shares browser tabs between two different Macs, although iCloud-Safari is turned off

Yesterday I got crazy with a very special behavior of two of our iMacs (running with the latest Yosemite). If you open a browser Tab in Safari or Chrome on the first iMac, it automatically opens in ...
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Sandbox browser for safely viewing malicious websites

I'm looking for a quick and safe way to browse potentially malicious / infected websites. So far all of the products I've found are PC only. I can run a Virtual PC environment but it's a pain and I'm ...
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Abnormal behavior of web browser in OS X

I am using OS X 10.9.5 When every I click in any browser, it creates a new tab with some site like "www.detoxmymac.com". It seems that the computer is full of processes running while I run any ...
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How to open link in a new tab via shortcut in Chrome on Mac?

On Windows, I would just hold control, and click the 30 links on the page I wanted to open. How do I do this in Mac?
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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to yosemite and installed java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (chrome and safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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Can't Clear “Form and Search History” in Firefox

I am attempting to clear the "form & search history" in Firefox, and the box is completely grayed out and will not allow me access. Any thoughts or suggestions about how to fix this?
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Swipe between pages doesn't work and unable two fingers scrolling up/down

Since this morning, the "swipe between pages" functionality doesn't work anymore on my computer! Web-browser specific description of the problem Google Chrome When I try to swipe between pages on ...
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iPhone: doesn't change views when tilted

When browsing web pages I like to tilt for landscape view. It seems that I can't get it to rotate the image anymore. Is there a setting for this?
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How to drag the last Safari tab to another window?

When I have five windows open and want to consolidate two windows into one I usually manually drag & drop all tabs from one window to the second one. The issue is that you can’t drop the last tab ...
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How do I disable “Enable Autofill using Contacts…”?

I get this notification on forms in Google Chrome. What is prompting it and how do I turn it off? I searched through Chrome's settings but the only part that appeared to be relevant was unchecked: ...
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Malware or not, and how to fix?

I have a problem where advertising popups randomly appear in new windows in Firefox or Safari. I have the newest Firefox/Safari versions, and Mac OS 10.9. I do not have this problem in Chrome. Is this ...
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How can I set the default browser depending on time of day?

I have a MacBook Pro from work. To keep my browsing history separate, I use 2 different browsers. (Chrome = Work, Safari = Fun) I want to make my default browswer Chrome while at work (9 am to 6pm), ...
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Installed Firefox Beta and now Bing is default search engine in location bar

I updated from Firefox 31 to Firefox Beta (32) and when I now do a search in the location bar (the big one to the left) I get results from Bing. How do I change this back to Google?
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How do I create totally independent web browsers in different Desktops?

Help! I just got a Mac Air that's running Mavericks, and I was playing with the different desktops. I had Safari open on each, and they both had totally different tabs open. I shut it down, and now, ...
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How to determine what is intercepting mailto: links and disable the interception to have the default Apple Mail handle the mailto: links

At some point way back in the past, I set up some utility to intercept mailto: links in web pages and have Chrome compose a message in Gmail rather than having it open the Apple Mail app. Now, I'm ...
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Captive Portal in Mavericks

I connected to a public wifi hotspot with my MacBook AIr (Mavericks) and a login window appeared. I can't recall if I first tried to navigate to a website or not. I am familiar with logging into ...
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Custom iCab Modules or Plugins

Does anyone have any experience developing a custom module or plugin to integrate with the iCab desktop browser? If so, could you share your know-how.. Thanks.
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Weird Browser Pictures on Mac Mavericks

Can someone please tell me what's happening here : http://awesomescreenshot.com/02c2otqbf9 This can be fixed by clearing my cache. Pictures are broken. My OS is MAC Mavericks, happens on all browsers ...
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How to have Safari restore form data?

I want to have Safari restore form data when restoring my session. This should be native, but Safari does not have this — yet. The extension Lazarus looks great. But it does not work. I have also ...
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Is there a totally 'clean' full-screen mode web browser?

As the title describes, I'm looking for a totally clean full screen web browser with quick navigating options in Mac OS X. To be specific, I don't want url bar, toolbar or anything else when in full ...
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How can I get my browser to remember a password it doesn't offer to remember?

In my university internet authentication is required. When i use Macbook to connect to internet the password popup window will be appear. On this window I cannot set it to remember my ID/Password. ...
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Disabling Java plug-in globally?

After following the instructions in this answer (briefly: Java prefs pane → Security → disable "Enable Java content in the browser") to disable the Java plug-in globally, I'm presented with an admin ...
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Force URL link to open with a specific browser

I've created a URL link in my dock, however, the link only opens with the default browser. I have safari, Firefox, and chrome (latest being the default) installed in my machine. I'm wondering if ...
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Using Oracle Java 7 without the plug-in

I need Oracle Java 7 for software running on my Mac, but do not wish to have the plug-in available in my web browsers. How can I accomplish this configuration and maintain it across Java upgrades?
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set default browser (all users) from CL?

Is it possible to set the default web browser for the computer (i.e. for all users) from the command line? If I understand correctly, individual users' browser preferences are stored in ...
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Why do my internet browsers stop working?

I have a 13″ mid 2009 MacBook Pro. For a long time now my browsers just decide to stop working. The 1st occasion Safari kept crashing every 10 minutes so I downloaded Firefox but after a while the ...
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Web browser or extension to move multiple tabs between windows in a single action

In Safari, I'd like to be able select multiple tabs at once, and move them all to an open or new window. Looking for extension (or magic Safari invocation) that can do this, I find no viable ...
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OSX app to paste and save HTML content?

In Gmail, I can go to a web page, highlight web content, compose a Gmail message, and paste the HTML content into the email message. It works in Mail.app as well. But what app can I use to just ...
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How to keep my PowerPC Macbook Pro running OSX 10.5.8 Leopard secure?

I have a pretty fast and good Macbook Pro with PowerPC chips inside. I cannot upgrade to newer operating systems anymore, and do not receive any upgrades anymore. Therefore, I an concerned about how ...
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browser extension recommendation for low speed high latency service

I'm on a satellite like. The minimum latency for a round trip packet is 700 ms. I've seen it take as much as 10,000 ms. If I have a single browser window open and type 1 character into a search ...
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Strange message in terminal when visiting a website

I have my terminal open most of the time. Today while I was searching for a software, search results took me to http://download.cnet.com. I didn't like the software, closed the page and carried on. ...
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Looking for an alternative browser that doesn't leak memory nor my data, and is secure

lately I have been using Firefox. It works rather well, but given my browsing habits (I never close down Firefox, I rarely reboot my macbook) I end up with an instance of Firefox that eats up 2/3 GB ...
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How to launch browser in iOS Simulator from command line?

I want to launch the browser in iOS Simulator from the Terminal with specified URL. Is there any command for it? So that I can write in a script which will take URL as argument and launch simulator ...
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Drag images from browser and drop it into Finder

Until recently, I was able to drag pictures displayed in my browser to drop them into Finder (Desktop or directory). It doesn't work anymore. Any idea why ? NB: Running 10.9.1, happens with ...
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What is the name of the iOS browser app that automatically navigates to the URL that is on the clipboard upon launch?

There is an iOS browser app that will automatically navigate to a URL upon app launch if there is a URL on the clipboard but I cannot remember the app. Does anyone know?
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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 ...