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How do I change what app opens when I click an app link from my browser? [duplicate]

I use to be able to click a specific type of link in my browser and OSX would correctly open the correlating app. However, it's currently trying to open VMWare Fusion instead. How do I change these ...
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How to open .gdoc / .gsheet / .gwhatever properly without Google Drive's interpretation?

I use Safari as my default browser and an Epichrome SSB dedicated app for working with Google Drive / Google Docs. This works generally very well, except that Google Drive wants to force you into ...
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Is it possible to set Firefox as the default browser in iOS? [duplicate]

Is it possible to search something using Firefox in Spotlight search? When I choose the option "search in the internet" it always open Safari. My question is then, is it possible somehow to set ...
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Website-specific default browser

Is it possible to have website-specific default browser? I use Firefox for the most part, but Chrome for Google sites (Inbox, Calendar, Keep, Music, etc), and I obviously open several links from my ...
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Why does =$0 appear in Safari web inspector?

I've been wondering about this for a while. Why does =$0 appears next to elements in the web inspector in Safari? I am using Safari 9.0.1 Here is a picture of what I'm talking about (larger): Or ...
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Browser partial autocomplete

I come from the Android world and I have a new iPhone. I am trying to find how to replicate a feature that I am used to, about the browser search autocomplete. Say I want to search Google for the ...
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Can I make Firefox the default browser in iOS [duplicate]

I really want to use Firefox as my main browser but can't find a way to make it the default browser on iOS: this make it's adoption much more complicated. Is it totally impossible? Edit - Example of ...
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Save web page as PDF and keep hyperlinks

I am having an issue with Safari. I want to be able to save web pages as PDFs and keep the hyperlinks in the PDF file, however Safari doesn't do this for some reason. It works on all my colleagues ...
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Change page up / page down speed or disable animation?

I do a lot of scrolling in Safari. I often end up hitting space bar to jump across just the right sized blocks. I just looked into it now and I wonder, is it the exact same action as page down? ...
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Weird browser redraw error

I have experienced this problem on a MacBook Pro as well as on an iMac. Also, this is not specific to a single Mac OS X version; on the MacBook Pro, I am on the latest version of Mavericks and on the ...
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dragging browser tabs to new window moves old window

Happens periodically with chrome, not sure about other browsers. If I have a window with multiple tabs and drag one of them either to create a new window or place it in another, usually to my other ...
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Using Automator (or something) to open Safari

I think I almost have this solved, but I don't get quite what I would like. For most websites, I happily use my default browser (Chrome). However, there is one particular website that just won't ...
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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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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?