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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Why are my chrome extensions are not showing inside omnibox

Recently I saw my all extension are pushed in small drop down menu on the right of chrome omnibox ? (see the screenshot) This is a problem because now I have to make 2 clicks (first on drop down ...
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Voice to text in Gmail?

Is there any way to enable voice to text (speech recognition) in gmail when using Chrome as a webbrowser? I really like the feature to search at google.com via voice and I'd also love to speak my ...
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Custom Extensions on Managed Chromebooks

I am a developer looking for the best way to set up different schools with their own custom, private extensions (ie School A should be the only one with access to Extension A). Theoretically, I am ...
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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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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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CookieCuller on Chrome

What's the equivalent of the Firefox add-on CookieCuller for Google Chrome?
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Is it possible to automatically attach to a tmux session using Chrome's Secure Shell extension?

Using Secure Shell in Chrome, can you automatically attach to a tmux session when SSH-ing to a server? If so, how do you do that?
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I need to Export / Transfer a discontinued Google Chrome Extension between computers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to copy an extension from one Chrome installation to another? I have a great extension on one of my computers, that for whatever reason the developer decided to pull ...
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Select only the path component of url (similar to command + L)

Is there a way to select only the path component of an url, similar to how command + L select the entire url? domain.com/[my/awesome/path] I want to select only the section in brackets.
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Is there an extension for Google Chrome that lets me bind keyboard shortcuts to arbitrary javascript?

I think the title says it all--an example use case would be enabling me to trigger bookmarklets by keyboard shortcut instead of Bookmark Bar or Search Engine.
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Is there a way to block all extensions on certain tabs on Chrome?

If you're using Chrome for web development and if you have some extensions running, when you check the Scripts tab of developer tools you'll see a bunch of javascript files used by extensions. Those ...
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AdBlock for Chrome Blacklist not working

Since a few days ago, my AdBlock for Chrome stopped blocking ads in my Blacklist: sourceforge.net##A[id="sf_logo"][href="https://sourceforge.net"] ...
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Google chrome extension to synchronize extensions

I want to have same extensions on my pen drive chrome, windows at work, and mac at home... And no, Chrome does not sync them (just the data)! Anything that facilitates this process is welcome. I'm ...
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Chrome Dev Editor: How to change the default tab size to 4 spaces?

I'm using Google's Chrome Dev Editor - developer preview. It is a Chrome extension available in the Chrome store. When I use the tab key on my keyboard, 2 spaces are indented. My aim is to change this ...
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How can I install older versions of Adobe Flash on Chrome?

I've found this, but is it the correct way to install a Flash plugin for Chrome? I preferably want to try v11 or 12
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Can I disable Chrome's Extension Content Verification?

Since a short while, google chrome extensions are 'content verified', meaning other apps can't 'hack' them. Sort of a good thing, but incredibly annoying, because I hack them all the time, to tweak ...
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What is the “Google Drive Client Native Proxy” Chrome Extension for?

I noticed I have an extension installed, "Google Drive Client Native Proxy", but I'm not familiar with what its purpose is, nor do I remember installing it. I'm assuming it was installed by Google for ...
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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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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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Is there a chrome extension that can search for multiple key words at a time

The default search Ctrl + F could only search for one word at a moment, and only highlight the current key word. But I want to search multiple word at one moment and highlight them all, Is there a ...
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Chrome extension that predictably assigns ANY attribute to the <html> tag

I need a Chrome extension that assigns any kind of attribute to the <html> tag. The only requirements are that it does so predictably, so I know I can always count on it setting that attribute, ...
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Caching YouTube videos across loads

Is there a way to force the browser to cache loaded YouTube videos across page loads? In other words, if you refresh some video page in which the video already started loading (or is fully loaded), ...
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Need help on setting up Stack Alert chromium extension

I found the stack alert extension on the chrome web store, but I have trouble setting it up. I always get the following message when I click on its button: So it seems to me that the cookie isn't ...
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Shockwave not responding in Google Chrome

When browsing in Google chrome, I get an error message The exception unknown software exception (0x40000015) occurred in the application at location 0x0025bf18. I get a pop-up message later ...
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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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keyboard intermittently stops working even after reinstalling windows 7; possibly a Chrome issue?

My keyboard intermittently stops working. Sometimes a couple of keys will work, but usually none. Sometimes if I mash the ctrl+alt+windows keys randomly for a bit, the keyboard will let me type one ...
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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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Is there a way to view how many tabs I have opened today in Chrome?

Does an extension or something exist, that lets me see how many tabs I open in Chrome over the span of a day, hour, week, whatever? There used do be some kind of built in stats using about:stats, but ...
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Chromium to Chrome on Linux

I'm on Ubuntu 11.04 and I'd like to move from Chromium to Google Chrome. Is there a way in which I could import my profile, plugins, history, etc. from Chromium to Chrome, so as to be able to ...