internet software

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Google > Chrome >
Software > Web browsers >

(on Wikipedia)
https://github.com/brave/
https://www.brave.com/

Brave is a web browser that uses components from Chrome to build a more security-conscious browser which also has an alternate advertising mechanism with revenue sharing.

Like Chrome, it's missing fundamental things.



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Google >
Software > Web browsers >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html

A web browser by Google, designed to be fast and perfectly willing to sacrifice features.

I'm only using this for roll20.net compatibility.

  • Properly titled Google Chrome
  • Other browsers are built with some of Chrome's open source components:



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Pale Moon extensions > Greasemonkey >

https://github.com/gantt/downloadyoutube

A cross-browser script that adds a button to download YouTube videos as MP4 and FLV files. This script downloads the videos directly from YouTube and it integrates with YouTube's interface.

It creates a button under the video, to the left of "Add to"

Indispensable!

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(on Wikipedia)
https://discordapp.com/

Yet another VoIP client.

A clumsy "pretends to be pretty" interface, but it seems reasonable enough. Definitely not better than Mumble for the basics.

It might be better-suited for large groups, or because it has a free server, or some other thing I haven't discovered. I'll keep it in my toolbox, but I don't really like it.



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404 to 301

Software > WordPress > WordPress Plugins >

https://github.com/joel-james/404-to-301
https://wordpress.org/plugins/404-to-301/
https://thefoxe.com/products/404-to-301/

Redirect your 404 pages to a page or a custom URL. Turn them into 301 (page moved), 302 or 307 codes so that search engines aren't so offended by missing pages.

Does the job, and it's an important job.



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