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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 ...
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Allow removal of force installed Chrome Extensions

As an Administrator of my Google Apps Organisation I want to be able to manage a suite of Chrome extensions that are either crucial to the work environment or that are very useful. I want this set ...
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Google Chrome cannot connect to native message process host after docking

I am testing a chrome extension that opens a code editor from a web page. It connects to a native python script using chrome.runtime.connectNative(). The python script is able to create a file and ...
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How to remove Stayfocusd on google chrome? [duplicate]

I've started using Stayfocusd on Windows 8 to limit my time using facebook, but I accidentaly block all the website, and I can't even open settings to remove the extension. Please help me out with ...
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Is there a way to automatically close brackets, braces and parentheses in Chrome?

I'm looking for a way to have opened brackets, braces and parentheses automatically closed when typing in Chrome, exactly like how a code editor would. After googling I didn't see any extensions that ...
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Chrome Extension windows invisible

When I click the extension icons in the toolbar, rather than showing the window for the extension, nothing is displayed. However, if I roll over where the window will be, the cursor behaves as if it ...
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Is it possible to use Chrome Canary and Netbeans Connector?

My default browser is Google Chrome, after knowing that Google Chrome canary has a dark theme I am convince to download and try it and the result is awesome. Now I wanted to develop my project using ...
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IDM integration in chrome is not functioning

I am using the latest versions of both IDM and Chrome, but IDM context menu is greyed out. I tried reinstalling both Chrome and IDM, but found the following error - Warning note: advanced browser ...
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Is there a way to use xterm on chromebook?

I'm using Secure Shell on chrome which is great. Now the only problem is that I cannot use xterm. Is there a way to install X11? Thanks!
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Password protect Chrome settings

Is there a way to create a rudimentary hiding of Chrome settings behind a password? I'm looking to prevent modification of extensions specifically. Not looking to password protect Chrome itself, just ...
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Chrome extensions bug?

I have encountered a strange bug while using my Google Chrome extension. Whenever I try to use an extension that shows an additional pop-up/window/dropdown menu (basically any extra content in a ...
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Browser extension/add-on to copy title to clipboard

Is there a Firefox add-on or Chrome extension to copy the current page title + url as a link, so that I could insert it into Google/MS Office/Libre Office docs? It's generally convenient to have a (...
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Can I delete Chrome apps that represent links only?

I noticed in my Chrome's app menu that some installed apps only seem to represent links (e.g. Google Slides, Google Drive). Will I use some core functionality (e.g. offline access to Google Drive) ...
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Chrome has some extensions I didn't install

Today I noticed that my google Chrome (Version 47.0.2526.111 m) has some extensions I didn't install on my own. And I'm pretty sure that I didn't install them on any of my devices I'm using (Win7, ...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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Run local bat file from Chrome or Chrome extension

In my project I have an internal tool made of web page. To evolve this tool I would like to run on request, another tool installed on the client machine. There is a way to do so? The second tool is ...
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Chromium unpacked extensions syncing

I am trying to sync extensions between Chromium browser and two Windows 7 PC's. Windows 7 PC's x2 Chromium Version 50.0.2626.0 So far I have downloaded the Chromium Installer from here. I have ...
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How to remove Offers4U Ads from Chrome on Mac [duplicate]

My browser will fill up with offers4u ads whenever I open any shopping website. I have AdBlocker Plus, I've uninstalled all extensions, but still the ads are coming. Can anyone solve my problem? ...
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Copy Chrome extension and it's data to another chrome application

i.e. This extension, Tabs Outliner, has a function to export links of open tabs, however not import them. This would make a hassle of opening individual links of each exported tabs to "import" them to ...
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Controling Google Chrome Media Player with Chromecast

I have a Chromecast that I often use with the Chromecast extension to stream movies straight off of my NAS, but when I'm sitting on my couch, I can't get to my computer to click on the pause button. ...
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Chrome bookmarks - can I always choose another folder?

Is there a way to have Chrome always show me the entire list of bookmark folders, instead of having to navigate through the shortlist and "Choose another folder"? I have multiple nested folders, ...
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Toggle between search engines in Google Chrome

How can I easily toggle between DuckDuckGo and Google in the omnibox? Is there a way to achieve it? Any plugins, shortcuts or so? The problem narrows down to changing the default search engine of ...
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How to remove the alert Disable developer mode in Chrome

I use my custom unpacked Chrome extension and I don't want to upload it to the Chrome Web Store. But every time when I open the Chrome browser I get the alert "Disable developer mode extensions". How ...
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How to move tabs and bookmarks of chrome HMI from top to left?

How to move tabs and bookmarks of chrome HMI from top to left? Monitors nowadays tend to be optimized for videos rather than websites. Moving tabs from top to left helps user to browse websites more ...
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chrome desktop apps (extensions) won't launch at startup on mac osx

I'm trying to figure out how to get a chrome desktop app (Kiosk) to launch at startup. I've gone to system preferences > accounts > login items and added Kiosk (User > Applications > Chrome Apps > ...
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Is there an off-line way to copy all the extensions from one person profile to another in Google Chrome?

I have added a person to my Google Chrome set-up and would like to get exactly the same set of extensions as the first person has. Is there a way to clone the set-up without the "log-in to Chrome" ...
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Chrome browser's address bar prevents displaying any extension icons

How can we show extension icons in a new Chrome installation? Normally, in Chrome, once extensions are installed, icons appear to the right of the address bar. Sometimes, you have to drag the ...
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PDF Report Viewer in Chrome displays actual project filename

In the latest version of Chrome, when a PDF report gets downloaded and displayed in the browser from our web application, the actual project filename appears on the PDF toolbar. Is there a way to ...
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Load webpages in greyscale or sepia mode Automatically in Chrome

I have recently tried a new web browser Vivaldi beta version. It has an inbuilt feature that allows webpages to be loaded in greyscale or sepia mode. It is pretty handy for easy and less distracting ...
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Advanced Rest Client (user error)

I am trying to use Google Advanced Rest Client by sending xml to a server and waiting for a response. I know the xml works because I use it in a Perl automated script. As soon as I enter this xml in ...
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How to add menu bar to Chrome

Is there any way to add menu bar in Google Chrome? I didn't find such an option in menu so perhaps it is available with some extention. The the bar that is on the top of the window which contains ...
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How can I prevent high CPU usage from Chrome tabs in OS X?

I do this a lot: Notice my MacBook Air is running hot Open Activity Monitor, see "Google Chrome Helper" process pegged at 100% CPU Open Chrome's Task Manager to find the responsible tab Find and ...
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Does uBlock Origin make Ghostery redundant?

I have uBlock Origin installed in my browser, as well as AdBlock. Does having uBlock Origin mean there is no point to running Ghostery? Will Ghostery find and suppress any scripts that uBlock Origin ...
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How to sort extension in the Chrome Web Store?

The Google Chrome Web Store seems like a disaster to me. I cannot make sense of it. How can you sort extensions by popularity? By rating? By amount of downloads? By newest? By recently updated? Am ...
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Google dictionary broken after chrome update

I just accepted a google update, guessing it was a chrome update (to v47)--I didn't pay it much attention. Now I notice my "dictionary (by google)" extension gets stuck on searching... What's the ...
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How make auto-change in Google Chrome?

I'm looking for Chrome extension that helps me to change shortcuts to full text. For example I define "thanks_feedback" and after space this extension change it to "Thank you for you feedback."