Spotlight internet search with non-google search engine

I would like to be able to search DuckDuckGo from spotlight. I am aware that pressing ⌘ + B in spotlight will search the web in your default browser (I use Firefox), however this always defaults to a Google search. I read that spotlight uses the Safari default search engine for internet searches so I … Read more

Websites displaying as mobile on all browsers in MacOS

For some reason, numerous websites started displaying as mobile on my MacOS machine today, in all browsers, even browsers I never use like Safari. The agent header I’m seeing in Chrome is: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_12_6) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/62.0.3202.94 Safari/537.36 Any ideas about what’s going on and how to correct … Read more

Broken link to iTunes keeps opening tabs on Firefox

What is wrong with this link? It keeps opening tabs as fast as it can. Warning, if you click on it do not blame me: itmss://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-compressor-just-set/id825584875?mt=8&ign-mscache=1&ign-msr=http%3A%2F%2Fosxdaily.com%2F2017%2F09%2F05%2Fcompress-videos-ios-video-compressor%2F MacBook OSX up to date Firefox version 62 Answer AttributionSource : Link , Question Author : Ruskes , Answer Author : Community

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 someone knows how to default the link to open with Firefox instead of Chrome but still keeping chrome as the default … Read more

Opening specific URL in a not-default browser no matter from where it’s called from (without using Choosy app)

I need a certain URL to be always opened in a browser that’s not systems default browser. Problem is, that this should happen even if the URL is called automatically from within a hardcoded 3rd party app. Answer Force URL link to open with a specific browser on one hand is focussing on .webloc and … Read more

How to access a clicked URL in a URL handler application created in Automator

I’m currently trying to modify the default URL handling behavior in OS X. I would like, when clicking on any link outside of a web browser, to copy this URL to the pasteboard instead of opening it in the default web browser – for instance, clicking a link in a Skype conversation should copy this … Read more

Some sites show illegible numbers after Catalina upgrade

After upgrading to Catalina I noticed that some sites were showing this weird text. It looks like the site is showing characters that are not supported by the font, but this is not just one site, it is on several sites and they are sites that I have been to and had regular english text … Read more