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How do you stop Google Chrome trying to open RSS feeds instead of showing the xml (which is what I want)

I am doing a little debugging and want to read the pure and simple rss xml response in Chrome and do not want Google Reader to be opened...how can this be done? Thanks P.S I don't use Google Reader ...
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How can I block all pop-ups with Chrome?

Some Websites (often links to 2leep.com) have very annoing advertising: If I click on a link, they open a popup with their adds and open the link I'm interested in. If I go to ...
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How do I use Chrome Developer debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I am debugging javascript on a web page using Chrome Web Developer Tools. On Windows, I can use F11 to step into a function while using the debugger. However, when I press F11 on my Mac, The volume ...
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How to view source of Google Chrome extensions?

I'm interested in some Google Chrome extensions, namely Minimalist for Gmail and Minimalist for Google Reader, but I would like to view their source before I install them. Is viewing plugin source ...
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Backup extensions, bookmarks and other customizations from Google Chrome

I am reinstalling my OS and I would like to keep the list of installed extensions, bookmarks and other customizations in my Google Chrome browser. How can I re-create the setup on the new system?
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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop and I'm reading the FAQ on how to install it, but it says nothing much AFAIK. With Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, what should be the content of the ...
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Extensions hidden, how do you unhide the extensions

All of a sudden my Chrome extensions are gathered in a hidden menu in Chrome: When I click on the double arrow I see them all. How can I return them to be visible not in a menu, but on the browser ...
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How do I remove funmoods from Chrome?

I was installing vlc video player. But accidentally, I ended up installing the funmoods toolbar app too. How do you get rid of it?
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How to start Chrome with only some extensions selectively enabled?

I'm trying to figure out a way to create a shortcut or batch file, to launch Google Chrome with just the extension "Ad-block" enabled but all other extensions disabled. I have a shortcut for Chrome ...
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any chrome plugin to protect saved passwords

Is there any plugin in chrome to protect my saved passwords from prying eyes? I have a laptop and some times it is difficult to avoid giving laptop to people. EDIT I use Linux not windows and ...
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Google Chrome : My statubar disappeared

Somehow, my Google Chrome status bar disappeared. The usuall status bar only appears on Incognito (private browsing) mode. How to may it reappear? And even if it does, how to make it show the full URL ...
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Is there a Google bar for Chrome?

In Firefox there is an official Google bar (Google Toolbar). Is there one for Chrome? EDIT I want the Google bar with the buttons for Gmail, Anlytics etc ... I don't mean the search part of search ...
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Export an app from Google Chrome?

Long ago, I downloaded an extention from the Google Chrome Store. Currently, that extension is not available in the Google Chrome Store, but present and working fine in my computer. Anyhow, if I sync ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop

I have been successfully able to use Chrome Remote Desktop to access other computers when not behind a firewall/proxy server. As soon as I try to use Chrome Remote Desktop when behind a ...
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How to determine what is causing Chrome to show the “Aw, Snap” dialogue

Does anybody know if there is a practical way to determine the cause of the "Aw Snap" message that occasionally appears on Google Chrome? Does Chrome have an error log I can refer to? I'm suspecting ...
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Google Chrome: increase text size instead of zoom?

Firefox has a "Zoom Text Only" setting, if the width of a webpage is just right, but the text is too small. IIRC, this used to be normal in web browsers... not anymore. Is it possible to do this in ...
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Where are HTTPS Everywhere rules stored in Google Chrome?

I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7. I've installed HTTPS Everywhere extension and I want to add my own custom rule. According to this document it should be stored in a HTTPSEverywhereUserRules ...
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How can I get Google Chrome to show my home page whenever a new tab is opened?

Using the latest Chrome stable version, is there a way either, by editing some config file or via an extension, that will allow me to specify that my home page be opened each time I click the NEW TAB ...
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Is there a Chrome extension to remove certain domains/websites from Google results?

I would like certain websites to be removed from Google results, since they simply waste my time. I generally avoid clicking them, but it would be nice if there was an extension for it. For the ...
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Chrome prevent update of all tabs, when re-open browser?

Usually I have more than 30 tabs, and when I close and re-open browser, Chrome tries to update all of them. It`s very slow. I need all the tabs would be reopened (only link at the tab), but would be ...
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creating new tab in chrome when typing into address bar

This is something that other browsers can do by default, or at least Firefox. And up until recently I could accomplish the same thing with an extension called Chrome Toolbox by Google. However, it ...
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How to access tabs synced by Chrome, without the original new tab?

In the near future I will have to start syncing my tabs while I'm travelling. A small problem is that I use a custom new tab (html file I load using this extension). So I don't have access to the ...
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Annoying Stumbleupon chrome addon

I like using stumbleupon addon. But stumbleupon insists on imposing itself on every tab I open. Is there a way to limit stumbleupon toolbar to only 1 tab? I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7. ...
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How do I remove a certain HTML code from a certain website?

There are some websites which refresh themselves in a very short period. I want to disable this behavior. The code that causes this problem is almost always following line: <meta ...
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Extension to allow mouseless browsing in Google Chrome

Does anyone know of an extension for Google Chrome that puts numbers (1-99) next to each link like the "Mouseless Browsing" add-on for Firefox that allows you to select links with the keyboard? I ...
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Chrome master password

I have read that Chrome developers will never add a master password to chrome without any real reason: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!msg/chrome/k6JmRoGJp5w/Th9hdBwqIU0J Is there any ...
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Google Chrome Omnibox truncating searches after “#” - I.E. “c# foo” becomes “c”

I have recently been finding myself stymied trying to perform searches for c#-related things in Chrome. The problem is that the omnibox truncates the # and everything after it. This means typing c# ...
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Is there a Google Chrome extension that lets me define hotkeys for sites?

This is driving me crazy because I tried all the Google searches I could think of and I still can't find a suitable addon. I need an addon where I can define hotkeys that will take me to the sites ...
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Chrome Tabs Extension

I've tried a few of the Chrome tab extensions, but I've yet to find one that does what I want. This is something that one of my old FF extensions use to do. Help me out if you know a Chrome extensions ...
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Using Chrome Remote Desktop, can I transfer files between computers?

Is there a way to transfer files between remotely connected computers with the Google Chrome Remote Desktop plugin? If not, is there a simple way I can transfer files between connected computers?
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Install KeePassHttp plugin for KeepassX on Mac OS X Lion

I installed KeepassX on my new Mac and I want to use a plugin (KeePassHttp) to autofill logins on Chrome. The instructions tell me to place it in the program directory of KeepassX but I cannot drag it ...
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Google Chrome extension that highlights all links on a webpage

Is there a Google Chrome extension that highlights all links on a webpage like when I do Ctrl-F?
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Is there a Chrome extension to swap out CSS? [closed]

I'm trying to completely replace the CSS for a domain with different CSS (i.e. swap out the CSS at gaming.SE for that of Stack Overflow). I'd ideally like an extension that lets me do this. I've used ...
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How to remove a rogue extension labelled “Installed by enterprise policy”

I found a rogue extension (likely malware?) that I cannot removed, as the delete icon is greyed out and the extension says "installed by enterprise policy". I have tried running Spybot Search and ...
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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers?

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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Are there any addons that allow us to middle click any link and open the link in a new background tab in Chrome?

I like the way we can middle click on a link and it will open a tab in the background (in Google). However of course this doesn't work in all webpages (it's just a google thing and not a browser ...
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How can I remove a specific request header before sending a request in Chrome or Firefox?

I'm looking for a chrome or firefox extension that would allow me to remove certain request headers from all requests to a certain server. Specifically, I'm trying to disable the browser from ...
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Uninstall app on Google Chrome

I have installed a chrome app from chrome webstore. This app is a malware. Now I can't uninstall this app or any extension which is installed later from this web app from extension page of chrome. How ...
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Repositioning “Most Visited” List in Google Chrome?

Is it possible to manually re-position/re-arrange the list of "Most Visited" Web Sites visible whenever you open a new tab in Google Chrome? Here's a screenshot: I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium.
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Chrome Extensions to focus the first input field?

I am looking for this Firefox extension called FirstField, but for Chrome. Essentially, you press a keyboard shortcut and it focuses the first text input field on the webpage (for example, the ...
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How can I get Tampermonkey's Chrome Sync to actually sync?

Firstly, the Tampermonkey sync setup is described here. The above-described process is not working for me, however. I've written a few scripts on one machine, where Chrome Sync is enabled, and have ...
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How can I make Google Hangouts open in a new tab?

Whenever I join a new Hangout it pops up a new window. But not even a real window, it's a useless modal thing that I can't even open new tabs in. What I normally do is copy the link from the modal ...
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Opera gestures in Chrome

I am using Chrome but I miss the old Opera gestures (specifically right click + left click for back and LC + RC for forward). I have tried the following extensions, and although they offer some nice ...
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Chrome extension that makes Ctrl+Tab work like in Visual Studio

Does anyone here know if a Chrome extension exists, that will make Ctrl+Tab go to the last active tab - like in visual studio. I know, I once found one for Firefox - which I can't find now - and ...
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What is a quick way to access Chrome extensions?

I'm trying to switch from Firefox to Chrome, so trying to get up to speed with the interface. I have installed some Chrome extensions such as World Clock. To access it I have to: Click Wrench ...
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Casting a tab in Chrome has stopped working

Recently, casting a tab from Google Chrome has to my Chromecast has stopped working. When I try I get "Unable to cast to Chromecast Name. An unexpected error occurred." with the cast icon red with ...
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Chrome Extension : Close certain number of inactive tabs from the right

Now I know that there are extensions like CloseAllInactiveTabs to close all inactive tabs. But I need to keep several tabs (from the left) open and close all other tabs from the right. I sometimes ...
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No sounds played in google chrome tabs

I have somehow muted all the tabs in my google chrome. Youtube and other flash players are playing video, but there is no sound. In Window 7 Volume mixer I can see Google chrome icon and it has ...
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How to force Chrome to display images on black background?

If I browse to an image, I would like my web browser to display it on black (not white). How can I do that?
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Add any webpage to Chrome “apps” tab

Can I add things that aren't apps to the "Apps" page of the "new tab" view? (Ie, when you start Chrome, you can have either the Most visited or Apps tab). Is there any workaround to make a random ...