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In Google Chrome there's this built-in Google Translate toolbar:

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However, I'm unable to find a way to disable the darn thing!

Has anyone found a way to do so yet? I know it's a dev built, so it will be fixed in the next release. But it would be nice if there was a workaround.

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Here's how to do it:

To disable the translation bar for all sites and languages, go to Tools > Options > Under the Hood > Translate and deselect the box next to "Offer to translate pages that aren't in a language I read."

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To disable the translation bar for a particular language or site, click Options on the right side of the bar and select either "Never translate this site" or "Never translate this language."

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You're not the only one to complain ... :-)

Apparently, according to a comment on this page:

Seems like Chromium lacks this “feature”. Version is 5.0.321.0, so pretty uptodate and no damn translation-thingy popping up :-)

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Strange I'm running 5.0.322.2... – Ivo Flipse Feb 16 '10 at 8:29
Strange that it's STILL not fixed... :-S – Ivo Flipse Apr 2 '10 at 14:07

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