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A cookie is a file stored on your computer that stores information that a website wants to keep locally. Tracking Cookies are special cookies that track which internet sties you visit for targeted advertising. Cookies are also edible, tasty treats that come in multiple flavors (eg, chocolate chip, M&M, etc.)

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Where does Google chrome save my cookies?

I want to import my Google Chrome bookmarks and settings in Brave browser. When Brave ask me the math of the file, I should choose which path? OS: Ubuntu 20.04
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How to get “Copy as cURL” in the terminal?

In the web browser, there is "Web Developer" mode aka "Inspect Elements, also there is 'Network' tab in the Developer Mode, for monitoring webpage loading time for each file. I can also ...
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How to comletely remove all tracking cookies, and keep only Firefox's configuration setting?

I find it very difficult to manually deleting stored cookies from the system, without resetting the user settings in Firefox. And I am not even sure whether I delete all unnecessarily cookies from all ...
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XAMPP not saving cookie file

I'm trying to run a script that uses PHP CURL to log in into a website, and I want to save that cookie to use in further requests. My curl connection have this configuration: CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION =...
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Do custom web-site cookie approvals override Firefox defaults re third-party cookies?

I am running up to date Firefox version, and have the browser cookie settings set to disallow third-party cookies. Often, when browsing a web-site, I am asked by the site to allow cookies. This is ...
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Firefox 57 (Quantum) Cookies exceptions not working (in Ubuntu 14.04)

When trying to add servers to black list I can't get it; I type the domain, click "Block", but nothing is added to the list. I regret so much for updating Firefox to v57 since it's much worse ...
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Do cookies and flash objects change with a new user account? [closed]

I think Chrome's browser cookies and flash cookies are stored in ~/.config/google-chrome/Default/Pepper Data/Shockwave Flash/WritableRoot/#SharedObjects/ When I create a new user account in Ubuntu, ...
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Login to website using another computer for authenticating

I have two Ubuntu machines which I would like to access StackExchange from. I am currently logged in from one. But the other I do not trust enough to let it see my password. Is there a way for me to ...
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How can I delete specific cookies and DOM in firefox automatically

I want to delete cookies and DOM storage from a specific site every few hours. It could be done by script (cron job) or from within firefox. Bash script preferred. I only have cookie controller ...
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Where can I get cookies of Chrome web browser in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to know the location of cookies of the Chrome web browser. Does anyone know the directory of Chrome web browser cookies?
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Midori webapp mode doesn't use cookies

Is there any known workarounds for getting midori to remember the cookies? I only ask because for me the ubuntu-browser app is currently broken (even when I open a link and it loads, all I get is ...
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How to create new Magic Cookie?

I've been searching around on Google but I cannot find my answer on how to create a new MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE. I recently did a reinstall and I had copied over my files from a backup back into my home ...
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Delete cookies in Firefox after a specified time frame

In the Firefox tab Privacy in Preferences we can set Accept cookies from sites and then Keep until: they expire, I close Firefox or ask me everytime. Currently I have keep cookies until they expire ...
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Firefox 35.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS sets a cookie to google.com even without calling any web location

I have updated my Ubuntu 14.04 recently and got a new firefox (version 35.0). I have configured an empty starting page and my default search engine is configured to duckduckgo. but: Since the update ...
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Will Editing HOSTS file in Ubuntu Improve my Network Security?

I have recently learnt about 2 different ways of editing the hosts file in Ubuntu for the purpose of blocking webpages and domains tracking my computer (protecting myself from tracking cookies), and I ...
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I just wiped out some Firefox preferences, how do I get them back?

I have cookies set to "only when I say so" in Firefox, and I just accidentally hit "remove all sites" from my list of exceptions. I haven't closed the window yet -- is there a way to get my exceptions ...
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Why I can't access google products like google.com and youtube.com?

First youtube started not loading videos, then almost all google products had problem. I had 12.04 and 12.10 on Asus N56VM. There was that problem. Now I have 13.04 on same machine. It still is. I ...
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How to start fresh Chromium instance?

I am testing web applications. I therefor always need a browser that does not have any cookies, saved logins, etc. Put shortly: a fresh instance. As we just work with Chromium, I wonder how to start ...
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How do I enable cookies in Opera?

In order to access some privileges as far as accessing journal articles and other resources that my university allows me I need cookies enabled. I have tried what I can to enable them like going to ...
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Why is Ubuntu.com notifying that they use cookies?

Over the past few days, I've noticed a fixed banner on the header of Ubuntu.com that states the following: Did Canonical or Ubuntu have legal or ethical issues with cookies lately? I haven't seen a ...
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Can I copy Firefox cookies and Flash cookies from Windows to use in Ubuntu ?

Can I copy Firefox cookies and Flash cookies from Windows to use in Ubuntu ?
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Remove all cookies except for app/pinned tabs

Is there a way to remove all cookies, on shutdown, of any websites not pinned? Manually adding websites to the exception list isn't straightforward since some websites saves multiple cookies from ...
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Google Chrome does not keep cookies.

There have been a number of users reporting this starting as early as google chrome 11.0.696 on Lucid Lynx. I am seeing it currently on chrome version 16.0.912.75 (Official Build 116452) on Oneiric ...