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Google Chrome extensions in Firefox

Chrome has a significantly more restricted extension API than Firefox; it mainly just consists of content scripts (with background pages) and a couple of hooks for context menus and popups and such. ...
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Lock extensions in Chrome

I am in a constant battle with myself over the issue of procrastination. In general: I find a distraction I block myself from accessing it One day I want to see it so I figure out a way around the ...
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Google chrome constantly refreshes every second to home page

Google chrome keeps refreshing the page to Google.com (my home page). Even when I get a chance to go to a different site before it restarts it will redirect me from the new page back to the home ...
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Where are Chromium extensions stored on Ubuntu Linux?

I'm using the Google Chrome Dev Editor app as a Chromium extension. My platform is Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) with the LXDE desktop. I need to change some basic configuration such as the indentation size ...
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Developer Tools Keeps Popping Up

I have clean installed Chrome twice now but the problem persists. The Developer Toool opens up when i navigate any website. This is random. I close it and it opens again. I am on Chrome latest ...
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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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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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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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Select a Remote File to Upload in Browser

I want to upload a file from to a server using file selection on browser (chrome). The thing is the file does not presents in my computer and it is on the web. Is there any way to select a file with ...
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Adding custom parameter to URLs which match a certain pattern [closed]

I'm looking for a Chrome extension which would allow me to add a custom parameter to the end of an ecommerce URL which would switch the page from List View to Grid View. For example, any time I visit ...
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How can i get acceleration scrolling?

I need acceleration scrolling in chromium when i press holding key "arrow up/down". Is there any extension for this feature? Google give only result for mouse scrolling.
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Strong Signal ads are making it tough for me to use Chrome [duplicate]

Few days ago I noticed a new phenomena in chrome 1) Whenever I visit a new website, the first click on the site results in a new tap with ads in it and directs me to a website called the ...
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Strong Signal is ruining my Chrome

Few days ago I noticed a new phenomena in chrome Whenever I visit a new website, the first click on the site results in a new tab with ads in it. When searching in Google, some weird results ...
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Random removal of my extensions, Laptop, Windows, Chrome Extensions Ghostery & Adware Plus [duplicate]

My Chrome extensions are constantly being deleted. It happens when my laptop is in use and I reload them every time it happens for fear of my data being corrupted. I estimate they delete themselves ...
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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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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers? [duplicate]

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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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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How to disable Chrome extensions without disabling them across multiple synced devices

I use Chrome across 4 different workstations and I have my extensions synced across all of them. The problem I have is that one of the extensions (Gestures for Chrome) works great if you've got an ...
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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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Are there any problems with using ZenMate?

I've been reading reviews of the Google Chrome-Extension "ZenMate" and one thing that came up was a claim that it was preventing Chrome users from attaching files to gmail emails. Does anyone have ...
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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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My Google Chrome extensions have all stopped working

I have noticed that none of my extensions for Google Chrome are working properly (while they were working before). When I left-click on any of the extension buttons, the menus no longer show up. ...
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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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Is there a way to hide all Chrome extension icons or make sure address bar is visible?

I am often use few windows side by side and all extension icons are taking too much space. I hid the buttons for everything I rarely use, but then if I need it I have to go to extensions and enable ...
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History of images on Momentum Dash?

Is there a way to see the history of images from momentum dash? For example, given a date in the past, can I see which image was displayed?
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Is there an extension or setting to quickly change the default search engine for chrome?

I've found that I now use the ombibar for searching anything and everything. I've got a plugin for rally for work, a plugin for steam for play, 'kipedia for research, and a handful of plugins for SE ...
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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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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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opening a website via its server ip

I don't want to use a website via its domain address, so I came with the idea to use its IP address to reach the website. The problem is when I open the server IP address, it just says "It works!" ...
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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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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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How do I determine the size of a page source in Chrome?

Obviously, I want to get the answer without saving the page. It seems basic, but I can't figure out how to do that. If it requires a plugin, it's ok. It would be nice if the solution would also cover ...
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Where did Chrome enhanced bookmark manager disappear?

As opposed to some people I really liked the new Chrome "Stars" bookmark manager. I had it on all my Chrome installations and it was working great... (I didn't install it as an extension - it was ...
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Google Chrome Extension to submit POST/GET requests?

As a developer I sometimes need to be able to make GET/POST requests without having a form on the page. Are there any plug-ins that allow me to submit GET/POST requests to a specified page and then ...
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Capture large webpage screenshot in Chrome

The webpage is very large (a few MB). I tried these extensions and they all fail: Screen Capture (by Google) - I get a new tab with no image in it Pixlr Grabber - I get a "500" request error after ...
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Chrome browser: Show extension icons in “application shortcut” page?

I use an extension that has a "browser action" icon, showing in the toolbar. However, when I use an "application shortcut" with a web page, the toolbar does not show (as expected). But, I'd like to ...
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Access US-based web sites without using VPN? [closed]

A site I'd like to read is off-limit to non-US IP's. Since it's the only site I read that is thusly restricted, setting up a VPN just for this seems overkill. So I was wondering if there's some ...
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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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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 minimized? (it can be minimized manually by clicking on the X that ...
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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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Copy link to message by RFC 822 Message-ID, e.g., via Chrome Extension or Gmail Labs

When I'm looking at a Gmail conversation or message, I'd like to copy a shareable link to a given message in the conversation. I want to share the link with someone else who already has a copy of the ...
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How can I export my extensions in Chrome 15?

In Google Chrome 15, how can I export my extensions to another computer? This question doesn't apply to Chrome version 15. I'm trying to copy an extension that no longer exists in the webstore.
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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 do I recover my lost extensions on Chrome Windows 8.0?

I deleted the Chrome ID on my Laptop and all my Extensions and saved Tabs data, history etc... all just disappeared. I spent weeks on getting those extensions right. Is there a way to recover the lost ...
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How to stop chrome from disabling 'Violates webstore policy' extensions

My google chrome has about a 25% chance of starting up and turning off my new tab app because it 'violates webstore policy', i love this app and i had it since it came out, but now its annoying to ...
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Why there is no external addon/extension for internet explorer?

Why there was no extenal[third party] addons/extensions for internet explorer?is it there any technical reason behind it or it was just a microsoft glitch to prevent opensource stuff? what were the ...
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How do I use Chrome Developer debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I am debugging javascript on a web page using Chrome Web Developer Tools. On Windows, I can use F11 to step into a function while using the debugger. However, when I press F11 on my Mac, The volume ...
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Restore default user data in Google Chome

I normally used Chrome without signing in. Today, I decided to sign in to sync my bookmarks with my Google account. Then I decided to sign out to use Chrome without a Google account but discovered ...
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Extension for Chrome that redirects you to an existing tab if you try and open the same url

I guess I'm looking for a "unique tab" extension that would behave as follows: I open a new tab and type in "mail.google.com" It looks for an already open tab with that url If found, it takes me to ...
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Chrome: How to delete all cache except for certain URL's

I was just looking through the Chrome web store to see if an extension exists which would allow one-click cache deletion, except for user-defined URLs. I came up empty-handed. Does anyone know of ...