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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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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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Google Chrome is stuck. How to fix that?

My Google Chrome is always stuck. If I resize the window or open full screen it works again for another few seconds, and then it's stuck again. What could it be? It seems that it's stuck when I hover ...
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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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Chrome browser's address bar prevents displaying any extension icons

How can we show extension icons in a new Chrome installation? Normally, in Chrome, once extensions are installed, icons appear to the right of the address bar. Sometimes, you have to drag the ...
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How can I prevent high CPU usage from Chrome tabs in OS X?

I do this a lot: Notice my MacBook Air is running hot Open Activity Monitor, see "Google Chrome Helper" process pegged at 100% CPU Open Chrome's Task Manager to find the responsible tab Find and ...
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How to play MIDI files directly in chrome?

Is there a way to make chrome able to play .mid files directly in the browser? For example, in Wikipdia there are many audio files in the right that are downloaded when clicking on them. The "help" ...
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Why are some Chrome extensions grayed out in the extension toolbar?

Some of my Chrome extensions have greyed out. These extensions are generally still functional. The only thing that doesn't seem to work is the counter for the Inbox Checker extension. What does it ...
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How to remove “Ads by AdFreeApp” Malware in Google Chrome?

I have been looking all over the internet, to remove this Google Chrome based malware. I have encountered such malwares in the past, and I was able to remove it by disabling the extensions, delete ...
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disable chrome task manager? alternatively: prevent extensions from being killed

I have installed the chrome extension "Stayfocusd" which blocks websites for a certain amount of time. However, I have noticed a way to get around this. If you go to Chrome Task Manager and kill the ...
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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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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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Do your disabled extensions affect in any way the speed of Google Chrome?

I have a lot of extensions in Google Chrome, but I keep most of them disabled. Does having them there affect in any way the speed of the browser?
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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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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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Play video files in VLC media player from behind HTTP basic authentication URLs without a password

I regularly open HTTP URLs and play them directly in VLC media player, using the "Open Network..." option. Unfortunately, the URLs are behind HTTP basic authentication (they require a username and ...
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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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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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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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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 site:...
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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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Show Google Chrome extension buttons

The recent Google Chrome update made all extensions buttons hidden. I have to click a dropdown button to view the extension buttons. I would like the extension buttons to be displayed without having ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to set keyboard shortcuts on a webpage?

Not system or application shortcuts, but keyboard shortcuts used specifically on a certain webpage. Gmail shortcuts for example. Example: Press Alt+f while on Facebook it will change the feed from '...
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Google Chrome find tab extension

I have dozens of tabs open in different windows. Sometimes, I can't find an oft visited tab such as GMail or Pandora. Is there any Chrome extension which would allow me to quickly search for a tab?
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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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Chrome has some extensions I didn't install

Today I noticed that my google Chrome (Version 47.0.2526.111 m) has some extensions I didn't install on my own. And I'm pretty sure that I didn't install them on any of my devices I'm using (Win7, ...
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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 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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Jumping to certain tab by typing title text with autocomplete menu in Chrome

Is there a way or some add-on 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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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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Is there any common Mail Notifier available for Chrome?

I have a mail account provided by my company which is on a private domain. There is no options for mail notification in that domain. Others asked to use Microsoft Outlook for notification features and ...
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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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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 ...