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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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Changing Chrome's text zoom when connected to an external monitor

I have a laptop with a rather small builtin monitor, making it very hard to read stuff unless the chrome text zoom level is increased to 125%. One of the external monitors that I connect the laptop ...
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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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Prevent Chrome from reloading a tab on restart/crash

Is it possible to prevent Chrome from reloading a chosen tab (or if that is impossible: all tabs) on restart or crash? For example let's say that I'm browsing reddit.com and I want to shut down Chrome ...
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Google Chrome Portable vs. Google Chrome

Is there any advantage/disadvantage of using the Google Chrome Portable app for PC (apart from it being portable)? In addition, I have had Google chrome on my PC installed for quite a while recently ...
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Some Chrome Extension Redirects me to Malicious Sites When Amazon.com is Accessed

I'm getting redirected to ezshoplist.me and alecyueee.us, when I try to access amazon.com. I'm actually redirected to these sites which redirects back to Amazon.com. I searched a lot regarding these ...
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Chrome script to auto highlight a user defined set of keywords

Are there any Chrome scripts or extensions out there that can automatically highlight a user predefined set of keywords and phrases? I've searched around and had no luck. Seems that there are ...
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How to create “IE-like” new session window in Chrome?

Like we can open a New Session Window in IE 8 or greater, can do the same in Google Chrome? I know that Google Chrome has New incognito Window feature but by using it, we can open Max 2 sessions at a ...
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Chrome extension to change User Agent only in current tab

I've used the dev tools to change the user agent, but that's annoying because it means you need to have dev tools open. I've used extensions to change the user agent, but they all seem to affect all ...
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Extension to turn off certain page element?

Does anyone know of a browser extension that allows you to disable an HTML element by id or class on a given web page? I prefer to use Chrome, but a Safari or Firefox solution would be great too. ...
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If I have an open tab with some page, can I find out where did I found link to that page?

If I have an open tab with some page, can I find out where did I found link to that page? I want answers like: You opened this tab from page XXX You pasted URL in address bar manually Is there an ...
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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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Make browser give a custom made note when re-visiting websites

Lately I've been browsing through hundreds of ads on a website similar to craigslist. Due to the similarities of the ads, I have to read through almost the entire ad to decide if it's interesting or ...
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How can let Chrome “Google Mail Checker” only show important mails?

I am using Chrome extension - Google Mail Checker, but it shows every unread email in my inbox. How can I show "Important and unread" mail only?
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How do I stop an inifinite loop in GMail Offline

When I try to use GMail Offline in Chrome it goes into an infinite loop, requests alternating between https://mail.google.com/mail/mu/mp/411/?mui=ca and https://mail.google.com/mail/mu/mp/511/?mui=ca. ...
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How to use new google voice searcher to write text in notepad?

I find out that google voice searcher is perfect tool to write instead of typing, but it works only at chrome and limited time. Now my question is how to configure windows to use those tools for ...
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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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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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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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Copy Chrome extensions from one computer to another

Has anyone successfully downloaded Google Chrome apps (or extensions or whatever they are called) from another browser and then installed them on Chrome? Google Web Store and Google Play are blocked ...
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Some Google Chrome Extensions Appearing Grayed Out and Popup will not Appear

Two of my extensions Lastpass and Checker Plus for Gmail have grayed icons and upon clicking them the pop up box does not want to display. The extensions have no problems at work (running Ubuntu) and ...
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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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How to install extensions in Chrome without a Google Account?

I am trying to install a free extension in Google Chrome, but whenever I click "Add To Chrome", I am asked to sign in to a Google account. This has never happened before, and I do not want to use an ...
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How do I start Google Keep on Windows 8 startup

I have this way of working on my computer: I usually have it started a little before I wake up by the BIOS so that when I wake up I have a fresh desktop with all the programs already open, since I put ...
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How unsafe are browser extensions/add-ons/plug-ins?

Chrome and Firefox have a lot of extensions, some of which are very useful. When you install them, they say they need access to all of the user's web page data.: (1) Is this a threat to online ...
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What is the “Feedback” Chrome extension? [closed]

I'm using Chrome version 30.0.1588.0 dev on Linux Mint 15 and I see this strange extension. I cannot find it in chrome://extensions, but it appears on the New Tab page with other apps like YouTube, ...
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Feedly does not download items in Google Chrome

I have Feedly app installed in my Google Chrome browser, and it worked without a hitch until recently. All of a sudden it stopped to download any feed item and shows just a blank page instead. ...
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What is the fastest way to get back to previous active tab in chrome

I use vimium in chrome,and every time I open a new tab and tend to go back to previous tab,I have to use my mouse or touch pad,Is there any trick to do so?
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Chrome extension - adding permanently

We have created an extension for chrome and it works fine. The only problem is we have to add it via tools/extensions every time we start chrome. How can the extension be loaded permanently?
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AVG SiteSafety plugin took over Chrome, how do I get rid of it?

Whenever I open a new tab, I get this awful new tab page from AVG SiteSafety. Not sure how it got there, but I can't get rid of it. I deleted it from my extensions by going: Settings -> Extensions ...
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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 to display size in kilo bytes of webpage?

I am developing mobile application in browser and I desperately need to know the total webpage size. Is there a extension in chrome or firefox that tell you how much KB has the webpage consumed?
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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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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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Resolution Test chrome extension not working?

Browser: Chromium version 28.something OS: Ubuntu 12.04 I tried Window resizer earlier and now resolution test. None of them worked. Whats the issue. Both the extensions have got 4.5 rating. Is it ...
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How do I get rid of adware from Search Conduit/White Smoke?

This adware came bundled with some freeware I downloaded. It hijacked my home page and search engine. I have fixed both of those things, but still every time I open Chrome, it opens ...
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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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Is there a way to make Chrome ask me every time a web page tries to redirect me?

For example there are a lot of sites like bit.ly. I want Chrome to stop and ask me every time such a site tries to redirect me somewhere.
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“Saved Password Editor” in Chrome

Do we have "Saved Password Editor" in chrome? If no how can I manage it for sites which supress password remember options ? I am using chrome Version 26.0.1410.63 Thanks
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Disable Chrome extensions at one location only [duplicate]

I've got a laptop and home PC that I have Chrome installed on. There are some extensions that I want to be enabled on my laptop (since I use it more regularly), and disabled on my home computer. If I ...
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Always show reload menu in chrome

As some of you may be aware, Chrome has a reload menu that will show up if you have developer tools open and you click and hold the reload button. I don't always have developer tools open, but I ...
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How to filter results in Chrome omnibox to only show bookmarks?

In FireFox if you type * after text in the address bar after text, it filters out all results except for your bookmarks, which is incredibly useful. Is it possible to add this feature to Chrome?
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Chrome Extension like Quicksilver/Gnome-Do? [closed]

What are some Chrome extensions that provide keyboard-centric unified command prompt functionality in the style of Quicksilver for Mac or Gnome Do? Bonus points for extensions that are most versatile ...
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All links in Google Chrome become linkclk.com/adfly/goto.php?i=

For some unknown reason, all the link in Google Chrome become linkclk.com/adfly/goto.php?i=... I've checked Chrome Extension but none are concerned. What are the cause ?
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Firefox Integration with Chrome (Google Accounts)

Normally I use Chrome or Chromium to browse the web and I love that it keeps all my preferences, history, passwords, bookmarks, extensions and preferences synced across computers using my Google ...
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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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How to get rid of Stayfocusd chrome extension?

I installed Stayfocusd extension to boost my productivity and minimize time spent reading about dietary habits of Mongol soldiers in Genghis Khan's time, or the detailed differences between shallots ...
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Disable page bounce effect in Google Chrome?

This has been annoying me since it was introduced. That inch of bounce you get when using the mouse scroll wheel and reaching the bottom or top of a page. I'm hoping there's a hidden setting ...
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ctrl-tab act as alt-tab for tab selection

When pressing Alt+Tab in Windows, a small popup shows all running windows/applications, you can select by mouse, or keep pressing until the one you want is highlighted and release. On the other hand, ...
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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.