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How to make a blank page in Google Chrome at start-up?

Does Google Chrome has anything similar to about:blank page in IE and Firefox? I did not find any suitable page mentioning this? PS: I tried about:blank but it looked like Chrome is trying to load ...
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Redirect URLs in Chrome?

Is there any extension to Chrome that will let me force a URL from a particular domain to be redirected to another domain? (E.g. Redirect http://www.google.com to https://encrypted.google.com.) Note:...
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Prevent white screen before loading page in chromium?

When a page doesn't load immediately, Chromium and every other browser I tried display a white screen before they get a response from it: Even though chrome://settings/personal says it's using the ...
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What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)?

What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)? The Google Chrome Privacy Notice lists the information Google receives when you use Google Chrome. ...
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How do I access/edit the Chrome user avatar images?

By which I mean the files which are referenced as chrome://theme/IDR_PROFILE_AVATAR_X I have identified the icon used as being %APPDATA%/Local/Chromium/User Data/Profile X/Google Profile.ico But ...
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Set Chromium to always automatically translate all languages

Is there any way to set Chromium to always automatically translate websites in all languages so I don't have to do "Always translate websites in LANGUAGE" every time I come across a website in a new ...
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Where can I get Chromium binaries?

I want to have Chromium on my Windows machine, but I find only instructions how to make it from sources on official site. Are there any official pre-built binaries?
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Sync Chromium without google account

I admit it, i'm a bit paranoid.. I have come to like firefox sync together with my own sync server. Now for various reasons, I'm tempted to use Chromium (or Iron) instead. Now is there a way to have ...
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Unblocking Downloads in Chromium for Windows (Turning off File Zone Security)

Is there any way to prevent my downloads from getting file zone security information? Blocking executables is already very annoying (I know quite well what I'm doing), and it really ticks me off ...
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Chrome: Ctrl-K for Google Search, and Ctrl-L for I'm Feeling Lucky

Is there any way to make the Ctrl-K shortcut in Chrome actually do a regular Google search (with the results shown), while still letting the Ctrl-L shortcut do an I'm Feeling Lucky search? I can't ...
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How to set custom DNS server for Chrome browser?

I have local DNS server thats resolve all urls *.domain.tld to 127.0.0.1. Also I have the production server with same address *.domain.tld. They have the same names, because subdomains are interact ...
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Is there an application or some other method that would update Chromium in Windows?

I like to use Chromium beside Google Chrome in both Linux and Windows. In Windows it acts like a portable program, unlike in Linux, where it can be updated automatically if desired. I would like to ...
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Bookmark panel in Chrome/Chromium like in Firefox [closed]

I really would like to use Chrome/Chromium, but what I am missing hardly is a bookmark panel, which is shown all the time, like in Firefox and in most other browsers. By "bookmark panel" I mean the ...
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How to selectively load images in Chromium?

How to control loading of images individually like in Opera or in Firefox+ImgLikeOpera? When I set "Don't load images" in options I don't see clear stubs to Ctrl+RightClick at them and allow this ...
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Red and blue are swapped on Youtube

Since Sunday (April 1st), red and blue are sometimes swapped when I watch videos on YouTube. Examples are "Peeling Apple Like A Boss" (blue arms and apple) or, to my dismay, the famous Red vs. Blue ...
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How to save a web page as MHT in chrome?

How do you save a web page as .mht in Chrome? I have Chromium 18. It's supposed to be possible but I can't figure out how...
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Why is Chromium bypassing /etc/hosts and dnsmasq?

I'm using hostsblock together with dnsmasq on Arch Linux to block some websites, one of them is facebook.com and www.facebook.com. I know everything is working properly because a simple ping to ...
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Change Omnibox's default behavior to search

I love the autocompletion for Chrome's Omnibox, don't get me wrong. However, much of the time I just want to search for something. When I begin typing into the Omnibox and then press enter, I just ...
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How to downgrade from Chrome 35 to 34 without losing data?

After upgrading Chromium from 34 to 35, the usability of Chromium went downhill. So I decided to downgrade Chromium. Fortunately, the previous version of Chromium was still somewhere on my disk, so ...
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How can I fix the default search engine in Chromium on Linux Mint 11?

Lame. Linux Mint comes with some pretty nasty defaults as far as setting the default search engine go. How can I set it to Google proper? Can someone copy and paste the URL to use which is working for ...
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Synchronize Cookies Between Browsers

Is there any way to share cookies between my browsers, so whatever I do on one browser also takes effect on the other one? (Chromium and Firefox)
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customizing chromium keyboard shortcuts

Is there any way to customise keyboard shortcuts for current chromium browser? Because of my Dvorak layout, I often bump ctrl+w when ctrl+v was intended, with disastrous results. In firefox browser ...
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Chromium - Selective Cookie blocking doesn't work

I have a fresh install of Chromium Browser on Windows 7. Chromium Version 36.0.1926.0 (261698). I got to Settings -> Privacy -> Clear Browsing Data .. & clear all cookies from from the beginning ...
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How to make google-chrome or chromium use less memory

My computer has only 4GB memory, and opening 8-12 random tabs on chrome or chromium often freezes my computer. Currently I'm using google-chrome-stable --process-per-site. This helps to some extent. ...
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Chromium: prevent unpacking tar.gz

The latest Chrome and Chromium seems to unpack .tar.gz files automatically for me on OS X and Linux. When using wget with the same URL, it shows: $ wget http://mydomain/dir/file.tar.gz ... HTTP ...
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How can I get rid of Chromium?

How can I get rid of Chromium? I have already tried to get rid of it by using the control panel. I went to the programs list, selected Chromium, and hit uninstall. The computer said it had a problem, ...
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The Chrome Web Store doesn't support Chromium on Debian “Squeeze” or other very old Chrome versions. What's the workaround?

I'm running Debian Linux "Squeeze" 6.0.6. Squeeze is stable but changes very slowly. It includes Chromium (similar to Google Chrome) 6.0. The Chrome Web Store doesn't show the "Add to Chrome" button ...