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Password protect Chrome settings

Is there a way to create a rudimentary hiding of Chrome settings behind a password? I'm looking to prevent modification of extensions specifically. Not looking to password protect Chrome itself, just ...
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PDF Report Viewer in Chrome displays actual project filename

In the latest version of Chrome, when a PDF report gets downloaded and displayed in the browser from our web application, the actual project filename appears on the PDF toolbar. Is there a way to ...
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Chrome extensions bug?

I have encountered a strange bug while using my Google Chrome extension. Whenever I try to use an extension that shows an additional pop-up/window/dropdown menu (basically any extra content in a ...
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How to Make Chrome Not Load Tabs Until They are Selected?

I have over 20 tabs opened in Chrome and need to restart browser from time to time. This browser does not have option similar to Firefox's "Do not load tabs until selected" loading tabs only after ...
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Maintain different set of extensions in Chrome, on different PCs [duplicate]

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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Browser extension/add-on to copy title to clipboard

Is there a Firefox add-on or Chrome extension to copy the current page title + url as a link, so that I could insert it into Google/MS Office/Libre Office docs? It's generally convenient to have a ...
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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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Google Chrome malware

Since some time I have a malware in Chrome. This malware does two things: Whenever click on the 'Extensions' setting from 'Settings' instead of opening the list of extensions the tab disappears It ...
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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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Hangouts hides itself in system tray

For the past week or so I've been having an issue with the Hangouts system tray icon hiding itself. Normally I have it show all the time so I can easily click it, but it seems no matter what I do, ...
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Error installing apps and extensions from Chrome Web Store

Trying to install an App or Extension in Chrome Web Store fails. Console Message is this. I don't "cancel the install". It says: "checking.." (grey) and then there is the blue install button again. ...
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Can I delete Chrome apps that represent links only?

I noticed in my Chrome's app menu that some installed apps only seem to represent links (e.g. Google Slides, Google Drive). Will I use some core functionality (e.g. offline access to Google Drive) ...
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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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Make Chrome automatically click on a specific link on a specific website

I need to configure Google Chrome to click on a specific link on a specific website (or even better, websites in a specific domains), just to automate something I have to use all the time. Is there ...
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Chrome on Mac OSX - Can not remove rogue extension

I searched for and found many articles about how to remove a rogue extension from chrome that has been grayed out. Almost all of the articles are for windows users and did not apply to my case, hence ...
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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop and I'm reading the FAQ on how to install it, but it says nothing much AFAIK. With Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, what should be the content of the ...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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Getting React Developer Tools working in Chrome

I'm attempting to use Facebook's React Developer Tools in Chrome 40 under OS X 10.10.3. The extension installs correctly, but the React web inspector tab is blank. Having Googled around for this ...
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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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Chromium unpacked extensions syncing

I am trying to sync extensions between Chromium browser and two Windows 7 PC's. Windows 7 PC's x2 Chromium Version 50.0.2626.0 So far I have downloaded the Chromium Installer from here. I have ...
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Run local bat file from Chrome or Chrome extension

In my project I have an internal tool made of web page. To evolve this tool I would like to run on request, another tool installed on the client machine. There is a way to do so? The second tool is ...
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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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How can I get Google Hangouts to start minimized?

I have the desktop (i.e. Chrome extension) version of Hangouts—it starts up whenever I launch Chrome. How can I get it to start minimised? (It can be minimised manually by clicking on the X that ...
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How to remove Offers4U Ads from Chrome on Mac [duplicate]

My browser will fill up with offers4u ads whenever I open any shopping website. I have AdBlocker Plus, I've uninstalled all extensions, but still the ads are coming. Can anyone solve my problem? ...
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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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Use the Chrome Devtools Console Filter to hide console errors caused by extensions

I would like to remove all the ERR_BLOCKED_BY_CLIENT errors I get due to AdBlock, so I thought the Filter field would be appripriate but I can't use it to reverse filter. Basically what I want is ...
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How to view pdf and doc files in Google Chrome instead of downloading them?

Is there a way to stop Google Chrome from downloading .doc and .pdf files ? Chrome automatically starts to download files when clicked on them, but some browsers like Yandex opens them so you can ...
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Log HTTP and HTTPS browser traffic, decrypting the latter

Is there a way that I can save all HTTP and HTTPS browser communications (including request, response, full headers and body) to files on my computer? The HTTPS communications must be saved ...
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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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Set image as desktop background without downloading it in Google Chrome

Is there any functionality within chrome or is there an extension available that allows image opened in chrome tab to be set as desktop background without actually downloading it, just like Firefox ...
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Searching Google and my notes together

Here is my request. I take lots of notes when searching online. (Nothing personal information), but generic web browsing, cool tips, ideas, phone numbers of businesses, coupons. The problem is after ...
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Extension for Chrome, which tracks changes on web pages [closed]

I'm looking for a tool which will periodically (this period should be adjustable) scan a list of web pages for any changes. And alarm me when there is any change (amount of change for the alarm should ...
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How to remove the alert Disable developer mode in Chrome

I use my custom unpacked Chrome extension and I don't want to upload it to the Chrome Web Store. But every time when I open the Chrome browser I get the alert "Disable developer mode extensions". How ...
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Copy Chrome extension and it's data to another chrome application

i.e. This extension, Tabs Outliner, has a function to export links of open tabs, however not import them. This would make a hassle of opening individual links of each exported tabs to "import" them to ...
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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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Controling Google Chrome Media Player with Chromecast

I have a Chromecast that I often use with the Chromecast extension to stream movies straight off of my NAS, but when I'm sitting on my couch, I can't get to my computer to click on the pause button. ...
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Does uBlock Origin make Ghostery redundant?

I have uBlock Origin installed in my browser, as well as AdBlock. Does having uBlock Origin mean there is no point to running Ghostery? Will Ghostery find and suppress any scripts that uBlock Origin ...
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Simulate manipulation of the etc/hosts file in Google Chrome

How can I set up Chrome to reference hostname lookups locally and not from the standard etc/hosts file? When debugging a website, it's sometimes useful to set up entries in ...
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Chrome bookmarks - can I always choose another folder?

Is there a way to have Chrome always show me the entire list of bookmark folders, instead of having to navigate through the shortlist and "Choose another folder"? I have multiple nested folders, ...
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Re-enable extensions not coming from Chrome Web Store on Chrome v35+ (with enhanced security)

Does anybody know how to re-enable your own extensions after they were disabled by the Chrome v35 update? (Mostly greasemonkey scripts in my case, thus simple .js files previously drag-n-dropped in ...
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Toggle between search engines in Google Chrome

How can I easily toggle between DuckDuckGo and Google in the omnibox? Is there a way to achieve it? Any plugins, shortcuts or so? The problem narrows down to changing the default search engine of ...
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chrome desktop apps (extensions) won't launch at startup on mac osx

I'm trying to figure out how to get a chrome desktop app (Kiosk) to launch at startup. I've gone to system preferences > accounts > login items and added Kiosk (User > Applications > Chrome Apps > ...
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Are there any Google Chrome extensions for inserting Furigana over Kanji?

Are there any Google Chrome extensions or userscripts for automatically inserting Furigana characters over Kanji in web pages? Please don't suggest Furigana Injector, because it doesn't work and is ...
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How to move tabs and bookmarks of chrome HMI from top to left?

How to move tabs and bookmarks of chrome HMI from top to left? Monitors nowadays tend to be optimized for videos rather than websites. Moving tabs from top to left helps user to browse websites more ...
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Stylish: How to backup styles in Chrome

Stylish is the Chrome (and Firefox) extension. I would like to export all the styles I have installed (and modified some) and import them into Stylish in Chrome on another computer. Is there a way ...
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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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Is there an off-line way to copy all the extensions from one person profile to another in Google Chrome?

I have added a person to my Google Chrome set-up and would like to get exactly the same set of extensions as the first person has. Is there a way to clone the set-up without the "log-in to Chrome" ...
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Is there a Chrome extension to set the window title

I use the Nightly Tester Tools extension in Firefox to set the title and I need something similar for Chrome. Searching only brings Title Bar Tweaker but it lacks the feature set of the Firefox ...
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Persisting input language when switching tabs on chrome

Is there any way to have either windows or chrome remember and switch the current input language whenever I switch tabs? e.g. open a tab on Facebook, switch to French input, open another tab on ...
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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.