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Archive for the ‘Opera’ Category

AlessandroZ/LaZagne: Credentials recovery project

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/15

Just when I thought I made a note of a password I hardly ever use, I didn’t, luckily this open source tools understands how to recover many kinds of passwords: AlessandroZ/LaZagne: Credentials recovery project.

–jeroen

Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Chrome, Development, DVCS - Distributed Version Control, Firefox, git, Internet Explorer, Office, Opera, Outlook, Power User, Python, Scripting, Skype, Software Development, Source Code Management, Web Browsers, WiFi, Windows | Leave a Comment »

How to enable JavaScript in your browser and why

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/03/02

Just in case it’s not enabled yet: How to enable JavaScript in your browser and why

It even has some html to redirect to it, which I’ve replaced with the wayback machine (and put into a gist as WordPress kills noscript tag blocks and everything they contain.

I needed it as at a client site, one of the embedded devices would show the message “Javascript is required to use this web portal” in various web browsers so I had to check the JavaScript status in each browser.

–jeroen

Posted in Chrome, Chrome, Development, Firefox, Google, Internet Explorer, JavaScript/ECMAScript, Opera, Power User, Safari, Scripting, Software Development, Web Browsers | Leave a Comment »

When your browser extensions go rouge…

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/11/21

A while ago I suspected at least one of my Chrome extensions to do funny things.

In the end it appeared that “Live HTTP Headers 1.0.8” went rogue a while ago and has by now been removed from the store as this link is gone: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/iaiioopjkcekapmldfgbebdclcnpgnlo ()

It was part of a much larger set of extensions that went away and isn’t limited to Chrome: other browsers with extension mechanisms suffer from this too. More links about this at the bottom of this post.

Which means that by now you should be really careful which extensions you have installed and enabled.

So, browse through these and ensure you’ve disabled everything you don’t need permanently:

On my system, I removed these:

When you go from Chrome to these URLs through the extensions page, it usually appends an UTM tracker like utm_source to the URL.

So I dug into that as well and found these links explaining them:

References:

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Posted in Chrome, Chrome, Firefox, Google, Internet Explorer, Opera, Power User, Safari, Web Browsers | 3 Comments »

What every Browser knows about you

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/09/19

See all the data your browser reveals about you by visting a website.

Source: What every Browser knows about you

Posted in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Power User, Safari, Web Browsers | Leave a Comment »

One line browser notepad (via: Jose Jesus Perez Aguinaga)

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/02/19

Smart, it works in any modern html5 capable browser:

Be sure to look at the blog post and comments at Jose Jesus Perez Aguinaga : One line browser notepad as they explain why this works, and how to extend it in a couple of really smart way.

–jeroen

via: Jose Jesus Perez Aguinaga : One line browser notepad.

Posted in Chrome, Development, Firefox, HTML, HTML5, Internet Explorer, Opera, Power User, Safari, Software Development, Web Browsers, Web Development | 1 Comment »

 
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