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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 Friefox Beta and now Bing is default search enginge in location bar

I updated from FF 31 to FF 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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Shortcut to recover webpages closed by accident

On computer web browsers , one can press the shortcut ctrl + t to recover any webpages accidentally closed by the user . Is there a similar shortcut on Iphone / Ipad ???
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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 ...
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Browsers won't load pages other than Google and Gmail

I have a MacBook with OS X 10.6.8 and I am getting "no data received" on Google Chrome, "the connection was reset" on Firefox and "cant open the page" on Safari. Google search engine works on Chrome ...
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Itunes Library through web browser [duplicate]

I want to view my itunes music library online from a differnt computer. Is there a web address that i can use?
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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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Is possible auto-refresh the Shared Links sidebar in Safari 7?

Is possible to set auto refresh for the Shared Links sidebar in the new Safari 7. There's in "View" menu > Refresh Shared Links, but this doesn't have a shortcut to refresh. So either a way to have ...
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Download offline web page and view on iPad

I need to be able to download an off-line webpage and view it on an iPad. I must be able to access it without being connected to the internet, any browser will work, preferably Chrome though. Is this ...
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Some Software Manager for Mac OS X like Synaptic in Ubuntu

Is there some software manager like Synpatic in Ubunut for Mac OS X.... Right now, I am using kind of old Mac OS X 10.5.8 and want to install softare on it... Like Opera, Firefox... I don't mind that ...
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Is there a way to access and stream one's iTunes music collection from a web browser?

Does the possibility exist to access one's iTunes music collection from any web browser? e.g. to browse the library and stream the songs.
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How do you browse and upload a photo from an iPhoto Library to a website using a browser like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, etc

I've at a site that wants me to upload a photo. I choose Browse... but when I get to iPhoto Library, it's opaque. Is there some way to browse and choose one?
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Scanning a QR code into a browser text input?

I have a bit of an edge use-case of QR codes. I would like to be able to scan a QR code via a phones camera and have that value pasted into a browser text input. Is this possible given any current ...
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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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Set Gmail as default mail handler for Mail PDF print option for Snow Leopard

I handle most of my email through Gmail's web interface either in Firefox or Chrome. Often I would like to print -> PDf -> mail pdf to a customer. However the Mail PDF option in the print panel ...
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How can I browse offline my already visited websites?

OK, I am online half of the day and offline the other half using a MacBook Pro. As I am coding primarily on this Mac, I am interested in caching all the websites I visit: especially forums, blogs, ...
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Clearing the cache/history not removing form field values

I am using Firefox and Opera in OS X 10.5.8. I have cleared the cookies, history, private data number of times. But when I visit gmail/facebook, the email ID is still auto filled up. Is there anyway ...
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how would I set the default web browser for the root user

How do I change the default browser for root in OS X 10.8.3 Do I need to enable the root user first?
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How do I create a SSB for Outlook web mail using Fluid?

Has anyone successfully created a fluid app for outlook web mail (aka live mail)? I've tried but either the site opens in my web browser or (after white listing variations of the site url) I get an ...
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iOS Simulator Mobile Safari

I might possibly have a html5 game project coming up, that would need to run on iOS devices. However i dont own many of them, nor do i have the money to buy them. My friend did remind me i might be ...
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Is there a web browser I can use safely on Mac OS 10.5.8?

Sometime in 2012, Adobe Flash asked me to update it. I tried, but it didn't work because my browsers (firefox and chrome) didn't support the newest flash. I tried to update my browsers, but neither ...
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How to set Mail.app to always open URL's in the external browser in the background?

I'm on Mountain Lion and in Apple Mail whenever I click a link in an email it opens my browser in front of Mail. I'd like to keep reading the email and open all links behind Mail, then switch to my ...
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How do I re-associate HTTP links with my browser in OS X?

I installed iTerm2 the other day, and was playing around with it. In the process I seemed to have messed up the handling of HTTP hyperlinks on my system. Sometimes (annoyingly, not every time, which ...
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Java Applets refuse to work in Safari or Firefox

Mac OS X 10.7.5 Safari 6.0.2 Firefox 18.0.1 Java 1.6.0_37 64 bit Firefox Java Applet Plugin v 1.6.0.37 Safari Preferences has the "Enable Java" box checked. Firefox has the Java Applet Plug-in ...
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I can't load websites but I can ftp and play spotify, how can this be? [closed]

I have a late 2009 Mac Book Pro 13" running 10.6.8. Using WiFi I can not load websites in any browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari) it is as if I am not connected to the computer. I can do FTP transfers ...