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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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How can I get google hangouts to start minimized?

I have the desktop (i.e. chrome extension) version of hangouts - it starts up whenever I launch chrome. How can I get it to start minimized? (it can be minimized manually by clicking on the X that ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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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Extension for Chrome, which tracks changes on web pages

I'm looking for a tool which will periodically (this period should be adjustable) scan a list of web pages for any changes. And alarm me when there is any change (amount of change for the alarm should ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Google Chrome extension to edit local HTML files like in MS Word

I have saved several web pages on my local HDD. Is there any GC extension that can highlight text, change text color, editing just like in MS Word? Mainly need WYSIWYG feature. I don't want to use MS ...
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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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How can I stop Chrome from slowing and freezing?

I know Google Chrome 14 is a dev product, but I'm really wondering about my issues. I do surf both German and English websites. And I guess my problem might be rather related to some extension! In ...
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Chromium Annoying New Feature

I used to have an email notifier extension icon in my toolbar at the top right. As of Google Chromium 10.0.648.204 on Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS, they have since replaced the toolbar extension system with ...
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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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Since Google Chrome 28 update ALL extensions have stopped working

I have just rebooted my machine, restarted Chrome, and been auto-updated to Chrome 28 (with the yellow menu button). And now all my non-Google extensions have stopped working?! Cookies 1.7 Window ...
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How to get urls of all images on a page, edit them and download

Here is a task: A page has 300 JPEG images with urls like http://example.com/gallery/500px-500px/7496.jpg I want to do edit those urls to http://example.com/gallery/1000px-1000px/7496.jpg and ...
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show only extension icons in systray

I'm using an Chrome extension ("Chat for Google") which places an icon in the system tray. If I drag it from the little pop-up box to the main tray, the icon for Chrome comes with it. Any way I can ...
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Tabs shrinking in Google Chrome

Is there any way to prevent tabs from shrinking when I open many (I mean 20, 30 or even more). Something like in Firefox - it just moves them "behind the scene". It can be some extension or hack. ...
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Chrome “Create application shortcuts” Shortcut

Is there an extension for Chrome which will launch the current website in a new browser window with no toolbar and associate it with the website's custom icon, very similar to what happens when you ...
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Chrome drag and drop download links

In Chrome, I used to be able to take a link to a file and just drag to a folder on my system. Chrome would then download whatever resource was at the URL for the link and put it into the folder ...
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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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Can I run a packaged Chrome app as a tab in the browser?

I use a few packaged Chrome apps, namely Wunderlist for Chrome, Text, and Google Keep. Packaged apps launch a new window when you click on their icon on the New Tab page: I keep a Chrome window ...
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Open a “chrome-extension://” URI from command line

chrome-extensions:// is a non-standard URI used by the Chrome browser. How do I open a page like chrome-extension://mijlebbfndhelmdpmllgcfadlkankhok/app.html in the Chrome browser from command ...
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Repository of Previous Versions of Chrome Extensions

You can find previous versions of lots of popular software at file depots, of particular note FileHippo. What about Chrome extensions? Unfortunately, despite Google’s boasting claim of trying to ...
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Can I impose restrictions in Google Chrome or Firefox?

Let me explain. I am an IT person in a small office. We have recently got new desktops and I installed Google Chrome and Firefox browsers on them. There's one catch -- I need to be able to control ...
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Auto reboot in Chrome if “Whoa! Google Chrome has crashed.”

When a Chrome page crashes, I would like to be able to detect it and restart either the page or the browser. I know this could lead to bad things and multiple restarts, but it is the best option ...
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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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google-chrome open url in current tab through ssh/remotely

Basically I need to issue an ssh command to open a url in the current tab if i try to run chrome with say google-chrome http://yahoo.com it adds a new tab to the already existing window. I looked ...
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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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Offline Gmail extension for Google Chrome doesn't work offline

I downloaded the Google Chrome application called "Offline Google Mail" by Google. I used it a few times (online), it works fine, syncs, whatever. Yesterday I was on the bus and decided to give a try ...
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How Can I Force Google Chrome To Cache Images?

There's a website I use every day, and there are lots of large images on it (uploaded by my designers). Every time I go to a page, the images get downloaded again, and it takes forever. How can I ...
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Button for Hiding/blocking images in Chrome (like Opera has) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to selectively load images in Chromium? Does anyone know of a Chrome extension that adds a toolbar button with the facility to disable images in the current tab? I'm ...
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Is there a way to define how Chrome's search bar immediately recognizes initial letters in a search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create a URL shortcut in Chrome? Example: When I type "m", immediately, "mail.google.com" fills out, so I can just do 'm' followed by 'enter' to go to gmail. ...