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Does Chrome Remote Desktop work through LAN aswell?

Assuming both my Client and Server are on the same LAN, would the connection for Chrome Remote Desktop go through the LAN only, or would it still travel through Google Servers thereby adding to the ...
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Automatically hibernate Google Chrome tabs

In Google Chrome, is it possible to set tabs to hibernate when not in use (to reduce memory usage)? I've noticed that Chrome starts to lag significantly on my machine when I have more than 20 tabs ...
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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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Chrome extensions sync gone mad

I have at least four installations of Chrome: on my server, PC, laptop and the PortableApps version. I leave it open 24/7 on my server, so I can keep some web apps open. But, if I go to uninstall an ...
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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 change the account in use for Hangouts (Chrome app) (or alternatively how to reset its data to re-log in

I have multiple gmail accounts and Hangouts desktop app (in Chrome apps) I want to change my account to use with it, but I can't figure out how. I don't see logout/login option anywhere. In Gmail/G+ ...
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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 http-equiv="...
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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 don'...
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Looking for Chrome extension which can make gifs (animated) from browser [closed]

I want a good extension/user script which would be able to capture screen (selected area) and then join these captured images into animated gif. Is there one?
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Lock extensions in Chrome

I am in a constant battle with myself over the issue of procrastination. In general: I find a distraction I block myself from accessing it One day I want to see it so I figure out a way around the ...
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Is there a Chrome extension to set the window title

I use the Nightly Tester Tools extension in Firefox to set the title and I need something similar for Chrome. Searching only brings Title Bar Tweaker but it lacks the feature set of the Firefox ...
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How to block access to resources on external domain?

For example I'm browsing www.example.com At some point, some Javascript is fetched from another domain. I would like to sandbox example.com. Anything that is not hosted on example.com should be ...
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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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How to edit Google Chrome page context menu?

I would like to remove some items from the webpage context menu in Google Chrome (like 'Open in new window', 'Search with Google` etc.). How can I do it? Is there any extension which could help me?
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Chrome extension: Cannot disable in incognito mode

I have recently installed the Chrome extension "PasswordBox", however I am not able to disable it in incognito. As you can see on the image below the checkbox "Allow in incognito" is grayed out for ...
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How to retrieve Chrome hidden extensions? [closed]

I hid my extensions on Google Chrome on accident and now I can't find them or get them back. When I open the extensions menu I get the following message: Boo... You have no extensions :-( Want to ...
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Chrome extension to open file instead of download it to filesystem?

Is there a Google Chrome extension, app, hack or something that will add an option on the download dialog to Open the file right away, instead of having to download it to a specific place? Thanks
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How can I export my extensions in Chrome 15?

In Google Chrome 15, how can I export my extensions to another computer? This question doesn't apply to Chrome version 15. I'm trying to copy an extension that no longer exists in the webstore.
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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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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers? [duplicate]

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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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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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 in-...
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Is there a way to hide all Chrome extension icons or make sure address bar is visible?

I am often use few windows side by side and all extension icons are taking too much space. I hid the buttons for everything I rarely use, but then if I need it I have to go to extensions and enable ...
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Browser where I can add my own custom CSS or Javascript

Is there a way to load my own custom CSS or Javascript while using a browser? When I'm accessing a website or developing a website I want to load my own custom scripts from my computer. I know this ...
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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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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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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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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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“Text Link” plugin for Chrome?

Is there a Chrome plugin that does what Text Link does for Firefox (linkifies links)?
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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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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 ...
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Replace a CSS of one site to a similar CSS of another one

How I can replace a CSS file for the scifi stack exchange site http://scifi.stackexchange.com/ with the CSS of this site http://diy.stackexchange.com/ as its blue color comforts my eye. Is there any ...
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Extension for Chrome to download specific files of specific types

Is there an extension for Google Chrome that will let you download files of a specific types from the current webpage, and not require an external download manager? So far I haven't found any, right ...
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Google chrome extension for paging

I do not like paging present on the websites. I like to read articles in the single page view. Are there any google chrome extension which can show the article in single page instead of multi page ?...
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Chrome extension for highlight+find prepopulate?

I switched from Firefox to Chrome as my go-to browser some months ago and there is one piece of functionality that still pesters me. Seems trivial/ignorable but this one is driving me nuts little by ...
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Chrome v14b - about:flags page not found

About a week ago, I updated to the latest beta version of Chrome, 14.0.835.159 (Official Build 100066) beta-m. I immediately noticed the "Experimental New Tab Page" wasn't working -- and ok, I was ...
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Chrome dictionary extensions: Right Click > Look Up in Google Definitions? [closed]

Does anyone know of an easy Chrome extension whose functionality includes the ability to right-click a word and select some "Define" option from the right-click menu, that will then open up a new tab ...
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Is there a Chrome extension similar to Automatic Save Folder for Firefox?

This extension allows you to automatically download files with a certain extension to a NAS drive. This could be a torrent, for instance, where download and seeding is automated by the NAS itself, ...
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How to enable “Search for text when I start typing” in Google Chrome

One of my favorite features of Mozilla Firefox is the "Search for text when I start typing" feature found in the "Advanced" options. Is there an extension out there that will add this feature or ...
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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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Is there a way to invert the colors of the images only in Chrome?

I've inverted the colors for everything on my Mac, which makes it much easier to read text. The only downside is the images. It would be nice if there were a way to invert only the pictures in Chrome. ...
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How do I change users in Google Keep's chrome app?

On the phone I can easily switch between my Google accounts, on YouTube a video can be found that showcases it for the app but this option is just missing for me or has been removed by Google.
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How to send POST request with Dev HTTP Client

I use Dev Http Client for testing REST API. I can't figure out how can I send POST requests. Whatever parameters or query String that I put in body does not show up in request parameters in chrome ...
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Automatically have Chrome quit or restart when plugin crashes

Does anyone know if it is possible to have Chrome quit or restart automatically when a plugin crashes? It now simply displays the message that the plugin has crashed and everything stops there.
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Chrome Extension - Speed Dial - Export/Import Settings

I heavily use Speed Dial Chrome extension. I have configured it with url shortcuts and custom icons on my Windows 7 Ultimate desktop. How can I copy these settings from my desktop to my Windows 7 ...
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How can I watch a video in a Chrome tab?

I want to be able to flip between tabs whilst browsing the web and swap to a tab in Chrome where I have a video (I'm using VLC atm) playing from my hard drive. Is this possible? I'm not even sure ...