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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4995 on: July 30, 2020, 04:55:59 PM »
This may be of help to those using Firefox.
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Problems your your font size again, size 2px and not size 2, I modified the quoted text
For me, font size is 10 and It's showing up fine?


Believe me the original wasn't, I change the quoted text, but you have since changed the original (after my post) and that looks fine.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4996 on: August 01, 2020, 10:23:40 AM »
How to improve your privacy in Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge and Brave

Edited to remove tagging from hyperlink. Sorry guys. :-[
@rocksteady
  You should always hover over any link or hyperlink before clicking, anyway. As we see here, the destination can be easily modified.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4997 on: August 01, 2020, 10:31:25 AM »
@Simion,
Links like yours above that only show a title but not the destination webpage (unless you mouse hover) are not nice.
Prefer this:
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-improve-browser-privacy-in-chrome-safari-firefox-edge-brave

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4998 on: August 01, 2020, 11:05:48 AM »
@Simion,
Links like yours above that only show a title but not the destination webpage (unless you mouse hover) are not nice.
Prefer this:
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-improve-browser-privacy-in-chrome-safari-firefox-edge-brave

Hovering the mouse over the text shows the underlying link.

But what I don't like about that link is all of the tag cr4p after it.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5000 on: August 09, 2020, 02:45:52 PM »
Drive and Listen

https://driveandlisten.herokuapp.com/
Seems to work best in Firefox.Also working in the Avast Secure Browser
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5001 on: August 09, 2020, 03:49:36 PM »
Sunrise 8-9-2020
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5002 on: August 09, 2020, 04:23:50 PM »
Drive and Listen
<snip image>
https://driveandlisten.herokuapp.com/
Seems to work best in Firefox.Also working in the Avast Secure Browser


Not sure what we are supposed to see & hear, all I saw was static (like white noise image simulation).  Had to disable uMatrix add-on in Firefox before I could see it.  Weird when you increase traffic speed to x2.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5003 on: August 09, 2020, 04:36:11 PM »
You took a screenshot from an early post. I've revised it. Please take another look.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5004 on: August 09, 2020, 04:46:43 PM »
You took a screenshot from an early post. I've revised it. Please take another look.
Drive and Listen

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Seems to work best in Firefox.Also working in the Avast Secure Browser


OK that works with Firefox and uMatrix enabled (and uTube iframe enabled) once the country is selected.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5005 on: August 09, 2020, 05:08:11 PM »
Those two options must be enabled by default since I haven't made any changes to Firefox.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5006 on: August 09, 2020, 06:33:49 PM »
Those two options must be enabled by default since I haven't made any changes to Firefox.

It also depends on what your Firefox settings for Privacy & Protection, mine are on the Standard setting. It also depends on what security add-ons you have installed, I have uBlock Origin and uMatrix, which blocks 3rd party iFrames by default.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5007 on: August 18, 2020, 02:17:52 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5008 on: September 16, 2020, 03:02:19 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5009 on: September 16, 2020, 04:23:03 PM »
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Interesting.

Perhaps a few days late for me, I have just managed to get my old version of SnagIt and managed to recover license.  The latest version was £45.71 one off payment.  Having already made that one of payment many years ago, so I didn't want to repeat that purchase.  When my XP system went down (I still haven't got round to finding the problem) I have used several free screen capture apps, none really a patch on snagit.

I managed to have TechSmith Support do a search on my old email address (no longer active) for my license and they found it.  What surprised me was SnagIt 10.1 works on Win10.  The last supported version reported on the site is, 13 May 2014: Snagit v12.0.0.  So version 10.1 is even older.
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