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Can chrome extensions read data from internal chrome*:// pages?

Most Chrome extensions ask to "read/modify data on all websites". But can they read, for instance, data from chrome-extensions://? From experience, I know that most web clippers simply don't work on ...
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How would I restore data of a Chrome extension only using backup?

My Mac essentially stopped working, but I have this awesome extension for Google Chrome called Simple Window Saver, which saves a window with lots of tabs, so I can open it whenever I want to. I ...
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chrome can't install extensions bizarre behavior on different networks

I have a few very useful Chrome extensions, and I have learned that when I connect my laptop to a new network (home v. work v. hotel....) I sometimes need to reinstall my extensions - no explanation ...
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Excessive background downloading on Chrome for no apparent reason

I use ProcessLasso & Networx to monitor my PC usage since I try to conserve as much resources as I can on my low-spec laptop. Today after campus I booted up Chrome as usual and networx notifies me ...
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How to save downloaded files in folders resembling the original URL?

There are some extensions for customizing the download folder in Google Chrome, but all categorize based on domain or file extension. Is there a way to save downloaded files in the same order of the ...
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Emphasize Find results in Chrome

In Google Chrome, the Ctrl-F(on Linux) Find feature conveniently scrolls to and accentuates (highlights) the searched word in the current page. However, sometimes The result may be in a tiny font, ...
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Google Chrome DevTools doesn't save Chrome Experiments Settings in Incognito Mode

I am currently trying to adjust the "Allow custom UI themes" settings in DevTools when in incognito mode. I can get it to work during a session by checking this option in the DevTool settings while ...
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this extension failed to redirect a network request to

I'm using MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) with OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 (15E65). I install uBlock Origin extension to Chrome 51.0.2704.36 beta (64-bit) and I got following Warning (under ...
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How to permanently install extension for Chrome that is not on the Web Store?

I develop Chrome extensions for myself and want to run them on my browser. Although Chrome still allows adding of extensions via development mode, these extensions get disabled when the browser is ...
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How do I prevent a chrome extension from being removed?

I am using Blocksi parental controls chrome extension to block access to confidential websites that I login to on my laptop, for in case someone uses my laptop without permission, but the person can ...
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change download folder based on website from which I download [closed]

Is it possible to change Downloads folder in Google Chrome (or any other browser) on the fly, based on the website from which I download? Example: I start downloading on facebook.com and it downloads ...
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How to make chromium-browser faster on linux ( how to use extension running backgrounds)

I'm using Zoris OS and I tried to make Chromium launching faster using chrometana extension which run on the background.But the problem is whenever I run Chromium(a desktop entry) it creates new ...
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Composite shortcut for vimium

I want to make a composite shortcut in vimium, it should go to bottom and page up two times. It looks like this map w scrollToBottom scrollPageUp scrollPageUp But Vimium's 'Custom key mappings' ...
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Chrome: Extension to update a bookmarked link

I'm reading forums quite often were each page has its own URL. I always have the page bookmarked where I last left off. When I continue reading new posts, I always have to delete the old bookmark ...
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Is there a way to open links on Chrome with an external application?

Suppose I wrote a web browser, or an email client. Is there a way to configure Google Chrome such that when I right-click on a link I will have the option to open it with my application?
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Chrome browser window to show Person's name?

Google Chrome browser, Macbook Pro, OSX Yosemite v10.10 In Chrome, I use multiple "Persons" with multiple windows open for each Person. In Chrome, when I click on "Window" and the open windows ...
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Can a website track what extensions a browser is running?

I'm trying to find a way to track what extensions someone is using in their browser, but am unable to find any mention of this being possible. On the plus side, I don't see anything that says it's ...
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How to start a Google Crome app from command line?

I installed Signal Private Messenger and it's now in the list of apps at chrome://apps. How can I start the app directly app from the command line?
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What embedded database format is used by this Chrome extension?

Chrome extension F.B. Purity writes its data at ~/.config/chromium/Default/Local Extension Settings/ncdlagniojmheiklojdcpdaeepochckl/000003.log (not a log file despite its name). This file is a kind ...
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Is the Chrome Web Store hiding search results?

I was trying to search for an extension Extension Gallery and Web Store Inspector but could not find it with the Chrome web store search results. Here are my search results. Here is the extension. ...
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Chrome will only pull emoji's from twemoji.maxcdn.com for todoist

Recently the agency I work with decided to block the maxcdn.com domain. That's when all my emoji's for todoist stopped working. I've tried using a bunch of different emoji extensions for chrome, but ...
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Flash doesn't load in Chrome browser. Says “Couldn't load plugin.”

I noticed that while HTML5 videos work fine, flash videos do not load. I have researched this and have tried numerous things to no avail. 1) I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling Chrome (deleting ...
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Chrome extension via USB

Is it possible to download a Chrome Web Store extension onto your USB stick, plug it into another computer and use it? Chrome Web Store is blocked and there is no way of bypassing it. I want to use ...
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Disable emoji icons in Chrome?

I want to disable emoji in Chrome, or replace them with something else (not for any particularly deep reason - figured it'd be amusing). I'm using an extension called Word Replacer II, which allows ...
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Chrome Native Messaging “Native host has exited.” on python 3rd party package import

I'm working on a Chrome Extension that uses the native messaging feature to communicate with a Python script. As part of the Python script, I need to watch the file system, so I am pulling in watchdog ...
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Chrome - remove extensions from the bar, without hiding in chrome menu

I think I messed up chrome settings as I see my extensions showing up near the nav bar. And the only way of hiding them is to right click and "hide in chrome menu" which puts them in the menu as shown ...
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All Chrome Extensions “broken” after running ADWCleaner

So after i accidentally installed a spy/adware-bundle which shipped me some useless addons, plugins and programs, i deleted them by running ADWcleaner and reboot the pc. After rebooting PC, Chrome ...
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Google Chrome missing extensions icons / reinstall extensions

My Chrome extension icons have gone missing as in the pic: I've browsed the profile folder and the .png files are missing. A quick way to fix this would be to force Chrome to reinstall the ...
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How to enable Adobe Flash in Superbird browser for Windows

I've been using the portable Windows version of the Superbird browser, a chromium derivative, and can't get it to recognize the installed Adobe Flash version. The same question has already been asked ...
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Deleting cookies and history without user intervention

I am looking for a clickless solution for deleting cookies in Chrome or Firefox. Basically deleting cookies and history without my intervention. For example, every time a selected website gets visited ...
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Adding Chrome extension from local on Mac

Exactly the same as How does one install an extension for Chrome browser from the local file system? however specific to Mac because Chrome on Mac will not show hidden folders. So when users go to ...
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How do I transfer chrome extensions to another 'Person'?

Hi I'm just wondering how I can transfer my chrome extensions from one signed in user, to a separate 'Person'? i.e. Person 1.
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how to copy properties from one google chrome user to another on OSX

I'm a big user of chrome (switch person) feature: i'm also a heavy user of chrome's custom search engines so it's very common for me to have like 100 different search engines for a specific ...
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How to block Chrome extension popup on Amazon

I find it extremely annoying to see Amazon's "Amazon Assistant" banner when I visit the site. I love the service, I just tire of clicking "No, Thanks" every time I visit the site. I've searched for ...
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Hide chrome extension warning from hamburger menu icon

I keep finding myself with chrome out of date, since the hamburger menu is orange by default, since disconnect has a little fight with my adblocker about if it should be allowed to track my usage or ...
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How to Disable WebRTC in Google Chrome

I understand there are security vulnerabilities exposed when WebRTC is enabled, so I would like to disable it in Chrome. How does one do that? I thought I'd be able to do it under chrome://flags, ...
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Change Background Colour to White in Chrome's Incognito

Now that Google is under progress to apply Material Design on its products, it'd be nice of them if they didn't use a dark background for Chrome's Incognito new tabs. So does anyone know a way to ...
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Chrome: One click solution to toggle Flashplayer Activity?

I'm searching for a way to toggle the activation / deactivation of the flash player in Chrome. Maybe even with some sort of "Whitelist"... Right now, I have a bookmark in my bookmark-bar which ...
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Transfer settings of chrome from one account to other account

I currently have the settings of chrome linked with a gmail office account (Gmail for work). Company has decided to change the MX records. So the account will get suspended. But I want to transfer all ...
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How can I delete the Yahoo Chrome extension installer?

I have a Windows 7 image that I use for distribution. Somehow, the installer for Yahoo's Chrome extension got installed. That means whenever a user logs in and opens Chrome, the Yahoo Chrome extension ...
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Deleted a Google Chrome extension with some data. Can I get it back?

I recently accidentally deleted a Google Chrome extension that saves FB albums: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/download-fb-album-mod/cgjnhhjpfcdhbhlcmmjppicjmgfkppok?hl=en. After my ...
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Web browsers: Killing Flash after it's started

Lots of browsers have extensions to prevent Flash from running. Is there a way (extensions perhaps?) to kill a Flash object after it's started? I'm particularly interested in Chrome, but other ...
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Disable audio autoplay by blacklist in Chrome?

I want disable audio autoplay on a site, as it's really annoying. I have tried to use an Adblock rule for xxx.com##audio, but that did not work. It just hide the element instead of blocking it. Only ...
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Unable to remove the extension from Google Chrome

I am not able to remove the Sumo Paint extension from Google Chrome. Every time the browser starts, I see it there. How can I force the removal? ps. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.
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Prevent extensions from logging to the Chrome console

Is there a way to prevent Chrome extensions from logging to the Chrome console? I have a number of extensions installed (Vimium, Stay Focusd, etc.) which all log their loading of JS assets as XHRs in ...
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How to remove extensions icons from Chrome toolbar and menu

As we know in the past only extension that has "browser_action:default_icon" in its manifest file was displayed on the Chrome toolbar. But recently, Google Chrome displays icons of all the extensions ...
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How do I make PDF files to be opened as a Google Chrome application?

I want to use Google Chrome browser as my default PDF reader so I've associated .pdf file extension with the Google Chrome. But I'd also like Chrome to open it as an application window. I know I can ...
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Issues with Chrome extensions displaying and postions

I have various extensions that do no usually display in the menu bar, they either display in the address bar, elsewhere or stay hidden. This morning when I booted up Chrome suddenly these extensions ...
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hide extensions from chrome without pushing to chrome bar

Ok, so I have a few chrome extensions that don't need me to interact with them (Enhanced Steam). So I wanted to hide it, but for some reason it just gets moved to the top of the chrome menu (3 lines) ...
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Display pdf in presentation mode on a chromebook?

Is there any way to display a pdf in fullscreen presentation mode on a chromebook? I have crouton installed but I want to give a presentation without boot into crouton. I found one chrome extension ...