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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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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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A plugin to hide “we set cookies” information

Is there any plugin that would block this annoying information displayed on majority of sites I visit?
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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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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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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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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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firefox gtranslate addons equivalent in chrome extension

I would like to seek for equivalent of this firefox gtranslate addons in chrome extension There is a similar chrome extension that I have found hypertranslate This extension almost does the same, ...
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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. ...
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Blocking Intellitxt (random ad links on browsers)

On my browsers, links are created on random words within a text and when I hover over them a small ad window pops up, which is quite annoying. I read here that this is called Intellitxt and that ...
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How to make a search shortcut for Super User in Chrome

Many times I find myself searching superuser.com through google (I find it much better than internal superuser.com search). Therefore I write in Chrome address bar: "some term I want to find ...
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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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Chrome Extension to record web pages

Is there a Google Chrome extension that can cache/record the webpage I've opened? And let me revisit while not connecting to internet. I don't want to use website mirroring tools since the website is ...
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Chrome Extensions or Software to download all the webpages?

There is a blog (wordpress) I really like and I would like to download all the webpages and save it on my PC. Blog is NOTthat big, only couple of articles. Is there a Chrome Extensions addon be ...
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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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Is there a Chrome extension to swap out CSS?

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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Copying specific chrome extension to another PC…google chrome suddenly deletes it

If I go into: C:\Documents and Settings\MyUser\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions I can see all the chrome extensions in various folders. If I copy one of these folders into ...
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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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Assign custom hotkey on any Google chrome extension?

Is it possible to assign custom (own) hotkey on any Google chrome extension? Looking for in-box or 3-rd party solution.
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Google chrome extension to copy URLs from page

I'm looking for an extension that copies the URLs on a page. A FireFox add-on that does this is Copy Link URL. Anyone having an idea for that? (I know there are Google Chrome extensions to copy the ...
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Maintain different set of extensions in Chrome, on different PCs

I use my GMail account both at home, and in the office, to sign in to Chrome. In my PC at home, I have a set of Extensions that I use a lot, like YouTube Actions, AdBlocker, HoverZoom, etc. But on my ...
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How do I remove a Chrome Foxtab speed dial?

I've added several sites to the Chrome extension Foxtab Speed Dial. However I can't figure out how to remove a speed dial thumbnail!
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Is there a Google Chrome Extension that protects against text loss?

I have heard of an extension for Chrome that essentially saves text that you are typing in. For example if I was typing in a box such as this, often times on a refresh for example you lose text. What ...
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Are there any tools to circumvent flash video advertising?

I'm thinking about the kind of unskippable ads that play before your video starts. For what it's worth I'm using Firefox, but any solution would be interesting to hear about.
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Close tab by double-click in Google Chrome

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Google Chrome? The extension Double-click closes tab only works on the page itself - not the tab.
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Auto-synch browser tabs on two PCs?

How can I have the same browser open on two different PCs and always have the same tabs open on both, no matter which one I change? Any browser. I don't care so long as I get the desried ...
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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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How to block ads on TextNow using Google Chrome Incognito with both AdBlock AND AdBlock Plus extentions?

Using Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit on Google Chrome Incognito with both of the extensions AdBlock and AdBlock Plus, I want to block as many ads as possible on every website or page that I visit. ...
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How to uninstall GmailTex

I installed the app GmailTeX or in store in my Gmail account, but I don't find any button to uninstall it. Does anyone knows how do I uninstall it? (Uninstall I mean stop appearing in the Gmail ...
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Chrome extension to open Powerpoint / Documents. How does this work?

I have installed this extension https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-office-viewer-beta/gbkeegbaiigmenfmjfclcdgdpimamgkj/details And now I am able to view .ppt and .doc files in my ...
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Can I have a drop down menu for multiple tabs, in Chrome?

Is there an extension in Chrome that letsm e have a drop down menu for multiple tabs. As it becomes difficult when there are too many tabs like once it gets over 25-30 they start to blank out.
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Jumping to certain tab by typing title text with autocomplete menu in Chrome

Is there a way or some addon so that I can jump to certain tab by typing the title text with auto-complete menu in Chrome? It get's a bit messy when there are too many tabs.
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How can I share Tampermonkey scripts between versions of Chrome?

I use the normal version of Chrome as well as Canary (on both Windows and OS X). It's kind of a pain that my TamperMonkey scripts are only available in one or the other. Trying to maintain both, and ...
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Chrome multiple tabs per page

Is there a way to essentially "combine" two or more chrome tabs into one view. So instead of having to flip between tabs to compare things I can see them both on the screen at the same time. Obviously ...
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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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Chrome extension to popup when you get notifications from StackExchage, Quora or other similar websites?

I am looking for a single Chrome extension that can be used to notify you when someone replies to one of your questions on Q&A site like one form SE, Quora or similar. I do not use email ...
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manual anti ads extension for google chrome (or Firefox)

I know about AdBlock extension. But in general, I don't want to block all ads. I'd like an extension, which allows me to Ctrl-click (or use another shortcut-click) on an ad which is disturbing and ...
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Opening Excel Files From Sharepoint using Google Chrome

When I attempt to open an excel file from Sharepoint using Google Chrome, I get an error message: that there is an unsupported feature and would I like to open in Excel. If you say yes, then I get ...
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Extension for making Google Reader the way it was?

To put it mildly, I'm less than enthusiastic about Google Reader's new (Oh Gawd, 20pt line spacing) interface. Is there an extension for Chrome which can put it back the way it was, at least in terms ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will replace the default Chrome Download Manager?

The default Chrome download manager does not resume downloads when Chrome is restarted. When a file is being downloaded, or paused before it is completly downloaded, closing Chrome 12.0.742.112 shows ...
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Google Chrome extension or userscript for showing unread Google Reader items in the favicon

Whenever I use Google Reader I pin its tab so only the favicon is visible. When I do this, the title of the page is, of course, not visible so I have no way of seeing how many unread Google Reader ...
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Rotate Chrome 90 degrees clockwise/counterclockwise

I've recently bought a 1920x1080 screen, the NEC EA232WMI to be exact. This monitor can easily rotate and pivot until I get it in a portrait orientation. Sometimes when I'm browsing the interwebs I'd ...
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Google Chrome does not show all results if I type a searchword into the address bar

It's been two months since I've been using Chrome and now I found the first thing that really annoys me: If type a word into the address bar I would except to make a search in the history for that ...
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How can I change which computer a Tab Rocket label refers to?

I use the Tab Rocket extension for Chrome to send browser tabs between my home and work computers. My laptop at work was configured with the label "Work laptop," but it has died and been replaced with ...
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Customizing Chrome Tab Bar

I have a touch screen monitor, which does not sense touch well around the edges of the monitor. I use google chrome as my web browser, and its hard to click on the tabs (because they are at the ...
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Is there a Chrome extension to collapse blog comments?

It's very frusterating when I encounter an article like this and 95% of the height is taken up by comments, with no option to collapse/hide them. Is there any Chrome extension that can do this for me? ...
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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 ...