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Can the trackpad pinch gesture be remapped to “close tab” in Google Chrome?

Question The trackpad pinch gesture in Google Chrome zooms out. Can the pinch gesture be reconfigured to close the tab? Doesn't matter how it would be accomplished: out-of-the-box, with a Google ...
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How to enable specific extensions in Firefox private mode?

I'm planning to use time tracking plugins for my time spent on the web and would like the private browsing sessions to be counted in. In Chrome you can separately enable specific plugins in ...
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stop “middle click” on laptop

I have had an issue for years with IE where I'd somehow close a tab I was switching to. It was annoying, but thankfully rare. Since switching to Chrome as my primary browser, I find myself ...
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Annoying low-contrast grey fonts in Google [on hold]

Google seems to use by default grey rather than black fonts... This is annoying and inexplicable from the practical point of view: (1) you need a brand-new, high-contrast monitor, and (2) you need a ...
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Gmail in Chrome: how to disable the Cmd (or Ctrl) + Enter shortcut for sending

I have searched for disabling the Cmd+Enter shortcut (or Ctrl+Enter sous Windows) for sending the composed email in Gmail in Chrome, but did not find any solutions. Hope that somebody can help. Thank ...
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Chrome/IE won't open/uninstall on w8.1

I got a problem, everything works except these 2 programs. I can't access internet. I was doing 3 things before the reboot that led to this : 1. activating vl-x in bios 2. deplacing my temp in another ...
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Removing invisible extension “happysale” in google chrome

The extension "happysale" is showing ads by "gifton" in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, and I seem to be unable to remove it. When I go to extensions in Chrome I can't see it, but when i go to ...
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How to make “Disable Developer Mode” disable in Google Chrome?

I've installed a chrome extension by unpacking it, (It was not downloaded from Chrome Store) for which I had to select the option Developer Mode Now every time the browser is opened, a pop up comes ...
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Downloading speed in google chrome is very slow

I just installed a new windows 8.1 pro 64bit system on my new SSD. After installing chrome (Version 39.0.2171.95 m) I noticed download speed is terrible, 7 kb/s on average. On speedtest.net it is ...
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Google Chrome Privacy Error NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID

Background: I'm running Windows 7 SP1. Using Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m. For a while my computer's clock was set to sync with time-b.nist.gov automatically, but the correct time would never display. It ...
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Chrome keeps opening maximized

Chrome keeps opens up in a maximized windows while I prefer it to open in normal size. No matter how many times I resize it down it stays the same on new windows. I tried resizing the windows then ...
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Chrome auto launch

Is there a way to tell what the chrome auto launcher is running? There is a process that is eating graphical resources on Windows pro 64 bit and after poking around with sysinternals, it looks like ...
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Suppress tooltips on a specific web page? [on hold]

At this website: https://www.youtube.com/user/RussiaToday, when hovering the mouse over the list of video thumbnails, a tooltip appears which says "This will open in a new window". This tooltip is ...
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How to change Chrome highlight color

Background: I love Chrome, and I love using it for reading the news. However I prefer a lower contrast reading background. When you highlight all the text on a web page, the background goes blue, and ...
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Chrome pages won't stop “loading” randomly, even after all HTTP requests have finished

From time to time (like, the 1 % of all the web pages I visit) the "loading" indicator never stops spinning, even after all HTTP requests have finished. That continues happening even after hitting the ...
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Accidentally told Chrome to ignore Protocol Handler?

I clicked a magnet link and Chrome gave me the popup saying "This site is trying to open an external app." I clicked the checkbox for it to never ask me again but I accidentally clicked the "Do ...
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manage exceptions for camera and microphone

Trying to make an exception for a site to access my microphone and camera When in settings -> personal setting -> camera and microphone -> manage exceptions I can only delete exisiting patterns ...
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ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH when opening Github

I am getting ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error when opening github (specifically https://github.com/). Is something wrong with the server or is my browser set up incorrectly? I have chrome 38 ...
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I am not able to access any google related sites from Google Chrome? [duplicate]

I am not able to access youtube or gmail etc. It shows this "Invalid Server Certificate You attempted to reach www.youtube.com, but the server presented an invalid certificate. Help me ...
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Conflict shortcuts between chrome and photoshop

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, Photoshop CS6 13.0 64bit and Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m and Chromium 41.0.2241.0 (64-bit). I'm having this problem with Photoshop, I want to use some Photoshop ...
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Google Analytics/Chrome spying? [on hold]

I just got to the bottom of a very weird issue. I noticed when I access certain pages on my website, then looked at my server, it was like I clicked on the page twice, or three times. I could not ...
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Copy text out of a pdf file shown in pdf viewer in Chrome web browser

I open a pdf file in Chrome webbrowser. I can't copy some text out of the pdf file by selecting and Ctrl-c. How shall I do then? Thanks. For example, opening up this link in chrome ...
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Chromebook ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED error

I have seen answers on similar issues for Windows, but no solution for Chromebook which is were the issue is occurring. The error will popup every now and again and then disappear after a while and ...
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Auto fill recorded data file for chrome

I have auto fill option activated on my chrome browser. I use Windows 7. I ma looking for the file that stores the data previously recorded as "Auto Fill" such as login username. I know that such ...
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Liberation fonts not being rendered in Google Chrome on Linux

A few days ago, I installed Fedora Linux 21 on my laptop and the following were installed by default: liberation-serif-fonts-1.07.4-4.fc21.noarch liberation-fonts-common-1.07.4-4.fc21.noarch ...
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Why is my Google Chrome omnibox squishy?

Sometimes when I'm typing in the omnibox at the top of Chrome I can't read the autocomplete because it starts displaying a weird compressed screenshot. What's going on?
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Completly Uninstall TDMobile App? [migrated]

When I installed this banking app it made it so that chrome would open it up when starting a money transfer. Since the TD app is very unstable and hardly ever works I have uninstalled it, but chrome ...
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Can I change between the two usages of Chrome Switch Users? CTRL-SHIFT-M

I just provisioned a new machine, and inside Google Chrome setup the same two users as on my old machine. Both of these are Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit. Both are running the same Version of Chrome ...
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Google search not showing his full content [closed]

My problem is that when I search something on google, it shows a page without the usual functions the page has. And only two search options are show: web and image. Here's a image of the problem: ...
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Google redirects me to local version every time [duplicate]

I'm in Germany atm and every time I go to google.com they redirect me to google.de. Even if I call google.com/ncr they just redirect me to google.de again! I even tried google.com/?hl=en, which sets ...
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Need to change password [closed]

My password needs to be changed on a website that I frequently purchase from. The old password is saved and the pop up box goes away too fast in Google Chrome. How can I fix this? (I am working on a ...
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Reset back to google chrome default user

I never had google users setup on my computer although I had all my bookmarks saved. I thought by logging into my google account, it would save all my bookmarks and merge it to my account but I was ...
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How to restore Chrome “Person” bookmarks, settings, etc

I'm on Mac OS X 10.9 and somehow deleted one of the "People" profiles, and have lost my workflow terribly because it contained many settings and all bookmarks, etc. I don't think I was logged in to a ...
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Why are some combining diacritics shifted to the right in some programs?

I've noticed that in Chrome (and also Word), certain combining diacritics display to the right of the character they apply to instead of covering it or being on top of/below it. For example on this ...
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How can I install older versions of Adobe Flash on Chrome?

I've found this, but is it the correct way to install a Flash plugin for Chrome? I preferably want to try v11 or 12
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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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Is there cli add on for windows explorer [duplicate]

Just like you can open chrome console under website, is there one for windows. There are things that you can only do in cli, and there are things which are far easier in gui of explorer. So is there a ...
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How to turn the user agent into a secure_user_agent?

I am using FireFox 34.0.5 and trying to change my user agent. As far as I am aware, an user agent is, somehow, a software acting on your behalf. For example, I am using FireFox now, hence my user ...
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Why can't Chromium connect to http://[::1]:8080/ (i.e. IPv6 localhost)?

For developing a statically generated website on my laptop running Debian, I use weborf running on IPv6 localhost, port 8080: weborf -i ::1 -p 8080 -b .. I can connect to http://[::1]:8080/ without ...
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Why does Chrome show huge empty boxes in web pages?

How do I fix it? Is there anything I can do to fix it? I tried reinstalling it but it's still the same.
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unable to Verify Java version in Windows 8.1 [closed]

i uploaded a youtube video with following descrition http://youtu.be/l1yb9Ws_bxU Symptoms : unable to Verify Java version Java not detected unable to open Java Control Panel Java not ...
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How can I change the scroll bar in Google Chrome to have different colors?

I don't like the default scroll bar of Google Chrome: Is there a way I could change its colors?
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Simple solution to restore closed session in Google Chrome's newer version/s [closed]

Direct yourself to the top-right hand side of Chrome. Click on the icon with 3 horizontal lines which lie under each other called "Customize and control Google Chrome" A drop-down window will be ...
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Blank and squared frame on every page [ GOOGLE CHROME CANARY ]

I have no idea on how it came to this point. On every page I browse, as I scroll it down, a blank and squared frame appears over the content. Examples:
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“On Startup -> Open the New Tab page” not working; it is doing the “Continue where you left off” behavior

On two separate PC's now (current Chrome version I'm using is v39.0.2171.95 m) the "Open the New Tab page" functionality is not working. If I close Chrome with, for example, 3 tabs open, when I ...
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Google Chrome much slower when using file:// instead of http://

I occasionally have html files stored locally that I need to view. Opening them in Google Chrome as file:///path/to/file.html is excruciatingly slow. If I serve them up over http like ...
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Does google chrome has a download option 'Open with' (like firefox and IE)?

I have used IE and Firefox which has the download option open with which can be used when you don't want to save the file to HDD but simply want to view it. Does google chrome have this option? Chrome ...
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Does anyone recognise this icon?

Can anyone tell me what this icon on Chrome in my taskbar is? It has only appeared today, I think chrome updated this morning but I can't be 100% sure. It seems as if it's being triggered when I ...
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Chrome: Images with transparent backgrounds being unreadable (black on black)

If I try to view an image in it's own tab such as the one below using Chrome 39 on Windows 8, all I will see is black. This is because the text (which is actually an image) is black, and the ...
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Google Chrome is not loading properly and it won't work with MS Outlook 2010 to open email links

"Google Chrome Your profile can not be used because its from a newer version. Some features may be unavailable. Please specify a different profile directory or use a newer version of Chrome." What ...