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What is the purpose of “link-only” Chrome apps?

There are a number of Chrome apps that seem to "duplicate" a website, by being just a shortcut to some web service. Examples include, but are not limited to: Google Play Music Google Docs Google ...
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Is there a way to search ajax code for multiple words in Chromium?

There are various extensions in the Chrome Web Store that highlight multiple search strings in webpages e. g. Find Many Strings, MultiHighlighter or efTwo. None of them seem to support searching in ...
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Chrome theme I made myself refuses to sync across computers, how to sync it?

I made a Google Chrome theme, and have loaded it into Google Chrome using the Developer tools (Tools → Check "Developer mode"). But the theme won't sync across computers, even after I followed ...
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Modify Personal Blocklist to work with google.co.uk?

I use Personal Blocklist with SRWare Iron. I am not sure when, but I have noticed that it no longer works when I search on Google.co.uk (or .co.it, or .pl). That is, it doesn't block any sites, and ...
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CookieCuller on Chrome

What's the equivalent of the Firefox add-on CookieCuller for Google Chrome?
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Why is Vimium's default setting for “Characters used for link hints” is what it is? [closed]

The "Characters used for link hints" section in the chrome extension Vimium is by default this: sadfjklewcmpgh I'm curious why that is?
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How can I save (sync) all history in Google Chrome, across multiple devices?

It seems Chrome sync only syncs search history across multiple devices. The last opened tabs from other devices can also be synced, but it is still not the whole browsing history. Thanks.
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Chrome extension to show an alert on certain websites

I'm looking for an extension that will allow me to display a popup alert message on the webpage, for example if I'm on Google.com there would be a message "You're on Google, please continue to use ...
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Internet Download Manager Extension Not working in Comodo Dragon ( Google Chrome)

The extension for Internet Download Manager has stopped working in Google Chrome. Everything was working alright until I updated IDM to 6.19.2, then the extension for Comodo Dragon stopped working ...
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Plugins for Firefox and Chrome for switching context?

I wuld like to have a plugin which would help me to change context I'm working with. Suppose I have two tasks I'm working on and I want to easily retain and restore groups of open tabs. Anyone knows ...
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Sync between chrome extensions

do you know any way how to synchronize DATA from chrome extensions between 2 computers? (Windows and Ubuntu) I know there is option to synchronize bookmarks and extensions (it works), but DATA from ...
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stop images from being downloaded on webpage in chrome

I am on a limited connection. I would like to be able to stop chrome from downloading images (not hiding images) on webpages. I would also prefer any alternative browser as solution if this feature is ...
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How can I restore “chrome://plugins” to default settings?

In chrome://plugins, I've messed around by enabling/disabling some plugins. Now I want them back to the "default" state. Is there any way I could do that? For me, Chrome NaCl / DivX VOD Helper ...
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How can I manage the download location, by file types, in Chrome?

Although this is partly a question about Chrome (where the problem is), this is more about the extensions (where I hope to find a solution). I recall a plugin for FireFox that would take a given ...
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How to get remote IP in Google Chrome browser

How do I get remote IP in Developer Tools Network tab? I can see the remote IP in Firefox using Firebug under Net. How can get this remote IP in Chrome? If this is not possible in Chrome, is there ...
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Chrome. Problems with encoding

Google Chrome updated to 31.0.1650.63 m And many sites show me partly "AAOOIIE" text. For example https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/510?hl=ru-UA : In Mozilla same page looks good. What ...
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Is Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller secure?

Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller, which is an extension for Chrome browser really seems a nice product. But, on the security side, "it can access your data on all websites", this is the official ...
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How do I prevent Chrome Canary from updating -OR- How do I sync two Chrome profiles with the same account?

I might have a bit an unusual request, but my situation is as follows: I have a low-end pc, which means, I need to be careful about performance This is why I need to deactivate automatic updates in ...
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remove unwanted ads and download manager from chrome in mac

how to remove unwanted ads and the download manager which comes on google search result page. I have been trying to remove from chrome extention manager, but it doesn't seems to be there. also I have ...
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Automaticly reload chrome browser on changes of HTML, Javascript or CSS

I there a good extension to automatically reload the chrome browser on any change of HTML, Javascript or CSS ?
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Google chrome / firefox change modal/javascript based popups into internal tab messages

I'm looking for an extension (or an option) for both google chrome, firefox that has ability to convert authentication modal dialog boxes (for example SharePoint) where it blocks the whole browser ...
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How to enable certain extensions while in Chrome Incognito mode

How do you enable certain extensions, like Flashblock and Adblock, while using Chrome Incognito? I don't see much of a point of incognito mode if sites can still track you using Javascript, or now ...
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Open links in Gmail on Chrome in Firefox

I use Firefox as primary browser, but use Gmail in Chrome. I'd like all the links in e-mails and chat to open in a new Firefox tab instead of a new Chrome tab, automatically (I know copy-paste, drag ...
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How do you add items to Google Chrome Tab Context Menu?

How do you add items to Google Chrome Tab Context Menu? I would like to customize/add items to Google Chrome Tab Context Menu. I have looked through the API and I could not find how to do it. Is it ...
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Does Chrome have something similar to Firefox' Applications settings?

I find the Options/Applications settings very useful in Firefox. I am looking for something similar in Chrome/Chromium - that is: options that would allow to change the action (the way a media or ...
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Recovering manually deleted sessions on Session Buddy

Is there any way to recover manually deleted sessions on Session Buddy? I mean, the ones deleted from clicking the Session Buddy button on Chrome and deleting from left panel. Sincerely
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Is there a way to fix Chrome's non-standard implementation of text editing?

Chrome has implemented an annoying, non-standard method of text editing that does not conform to the paradigm set by nearly every Windows application I've used. Here's an example. Open Firefox or IE ...
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Adblock Plus losing subscriptions and filters since last update

Adblock Plus recently updated itself (it opened the "Adblock Plus has been installed" tab), and since then it has not been saving filter lists (subscriptions) nor manually entered filters ("add your ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open Extensions menu in Chrome?

I open the Keyboard Shortcut menu far more often than I'd like to admit. How do I open this with a keyboard shortcut?
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How to export PGP key (in clear text?)?

I created a set of PGP keys in Kleopatra using GPG4Win. I want to use my private and public keys to encrypt and decrypt emails with this Chrome extension: ...
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How to search in all javascript/css files in chrome DevTools

I know we can press ctrl+f inside chrome devtools and find something inside DOM or an open js file in sources tab, But i want to search in all js files (or all css files) loaded in devTools. Is there ...
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Chrome “Email this page” changes URL to mailto:

When I use "Email this page" from Chrome, it changes the URL to one with the mailto: prefix. This is irritating because if I want to mail to a second person, I have to refresh the page to restore the ...
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Better bookmarking tools than Google Bookmarks?

I recently observed some very strange behavior of Google Bookmarks. I usually add a new bookmark by clicking on the "bookmarklet" that I put on my Google Chrome browser's bookmark bar, it then pops ...
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Chrome takes up ages to start up, how to debug?

I am using Google Chrome and have a handful of extensions installed (33). The startup is reallly slow. When I startup, the window appears.. then about half a minute later, the thubnails for the 8 ...
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Turn on the link hover statusbar in Google Chrome

I want to turn on the feature where whenever I hover over a hyperlink and in the bottom lefthand corner it shows a light blue hover tooltip about where that link goes. It looks like that since some ...
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Only first tab in chrome works

A collegue has encountered a problem with Chrome that I've never seen before and, after trying to search for it, neither has anybody else. I hope somebody here will recognize it. When starting Chrome ...
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Two sets of bookmarks for the same profile

Does either Chrome or Firefox have an extension allowing you to switch between two sets of bookmarks, without resorting to have two different profiles/users/accounts? Ideally there would be some kind ...
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Is there a Google Chrome extension that acts like Firefox's keyword quicksearch bookmarks?

I'm trying out Chrome, but I use this Firefox feature all the time so I strongly feel its absence. I've searched Extensions and Google in general, but couldn't find anything and don't even know if ...
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Personal Block List overwriting text in search results

I have been using the Chrome Extension Personal Block List from Google for quite some time. In the recent past, however, it has been having display issues in search results. As you can see in the ...
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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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Is there a one-click way (either natively or via extension) to clear the cache in Google Chrome on a Mac?

For development purposes I clear the cache a lot in Google Chrome and would like to be able to do it with a single click. Is this possible on Mac? I found the Click&Clean extension, but that ...
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chrome toolbar buttons to close tabs to the left, right and other tabs

Some time ago, I used a chrome extension, which add a couple buttons to the toolbar and i can use the buttons to close the tabs to the left, right or other tabs. This extension is like this one which ...
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Is there an equivalent of the “MediaPlayerConnectivity” Firefox extension for Chrome?

The MediaPlayerConnectivity extension allows an easy way to play DivX and other streaming videos in external applications (like VLC). Is there something like this for Chrome? I want to play videos ...
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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 Nany: max time - minutes for every, statistics

I just installed Chrome Nany, but it seems not be working correctly. How can I allow websites to work 10 minutes in 1 hour in between 9 and 17 pm ? And how can I enable statistics? I have the ...
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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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Unable to remove Google Chrome extensions

I am trying to remove a few Google Chrome extensions from my system, go to the Extensions menu, click on the Trash icon, confirm that I want to remove these extensions, and they get removed for a ...
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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 : 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 ...