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Is there a command line switch for chrome, that would open given url in a new background tab (just like you right click on link and click 'open in new tab')?

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Unfortunately no. The file below is part of Chrome's source that defines all command line switches that the application accepts - I didn't find a switch there that does what you're looking for.

Source: Taken from the latest Chrome build at

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Crap! Thanks a lot, nice to know. – gruszczy Aug 10 '10 at 14:42

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