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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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Prevent extensions from logging to the Chrome console

Is there a way to prevent Chrome extensions from logging to the Chrome console? I have a number of extensions installed (Vimium, Stay Focusd, etc.) which all log their loading of JS assets as XHRs in ...
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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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Can chrome extensions read data from internal chrome*:// pages?

Most Chrome extensions ask to "read/modify data on all websites". But can they read, for instance, data from chrome-extensions://? From experience, I know that most web clippers simply don't work on ...
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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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How would I restore data of a Chrome extension only using backup?

My Mac essentially stopped working, but I have this awesome extension for Google Chrome called Simple Window Saver, which saves a window with lots of tabs, so I can open it whenever I want to. I ...
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How to remove Chrome policies?

I found some weird policies on my chrome by visiting chrome://policy/ (or about:policy), like ExtensionInstallSources or ExtensionInstallWhitelist. I though it may be from some virus because on other ...
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chrome can't install extensions bizarre behavior on different networks

I have a few very useful Chrome extensions, and I have learned that when I connect my laptop to a new network (home v. work v. hotel....) I sometimes need to reinstall my extensions - no explanation ...
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Excessive background downloading on Chrome for no apparent reason

I use ProcessLasso & Networx to monitor my PC usage since I try to conserve as much resources as I can on my low-spec laptop. Today after campus I booted up Chrome as usual and networx notifies me ...
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How to add menu bar to Chrome

Is there any way to add menu bar in Google Chrome? I didn't find such an option in menu so perhaps it is available with some extention. The the bar that is on the top of the window which contains ...
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How to save downloaded files in folders resembling the original URL?

There are some extensions for customizing the download folder in Google Chrome, but all categorize based on domain or file extension. Is there a way to save downloaded files in the same order of the ...
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Extension/Script/Program that will refresh page until a certain phrase/keyword is found or is not found?

Is there any program/extension that I can use with browser that will refresh a webpage and search for a certain phrase or text and then stop once the phrase is found or is not found. For example say ...
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Emphasize Find results in Chrome

In Google Chrome, the Ctrl-F(on Linux) Find feature conveniently scrolls to and accentuates (highlights) the searched word in the current page. However, sometimes The result may be in a tiny font, ...
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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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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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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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What is the fastest way to clear cache and cookies in Google Chrome?

The standard way (hamburger icon>Tools>Clear browsing data>Confirm) is slow, especially when you have to clear frequently during development. Currently, I hit F12 to bring up the Console, go to the ...
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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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Is there a firefox add-on/chrome extension that will enlarge Gmail compose area?

Is there a firefox add-on/chrome extension that will enlarge Gmail compose area? When I'm on my laptop, half of the Gmail compose window is occupied the TO:, CC:, and the subject, so there is only ...
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Google Chrome DevTools doesn't save Chrome Experiments Settings in Incognito Mode

I am currently trying to adjust the "Allow custom UI themes" settings in DevTools when in incognito mode. I can get it to work during a session by checking this option in the DevTool settings while ...
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this extension failed to redirect a network request to

I'm using MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) with OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 (15E65). I install uBlock Origin extension to Chrome 51.0.2704.36 beta (64-bit) and I got following Warning (under ...
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What embedded database format is used by this Chrome extension?

Chrome extension F.B. Purity writes its data at ~/.config/chromium/Default/Local Extension Settings/ncdlagniojmheiklojdcpdaeepochckl/000003.log (not a log file despite its name). This file is a kind ...
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How do I prevent a chrome extension from being removed?

I am using Blocksi parental controls chrome extension to block access to confidential websites that I login to on my laptop, for in case someone uses my laptop without permission, but the person can ...
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How to permanently install extension for Chrome that is not on the Web Store?

I develop Chrome extensions for myself and want to run them on my browser. Although Chrome still allows adding of extensions via development mode, these extensions get disabled when the browser is ...
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How do I view, add or edit Cookies in Google Chrome?

I wish to view, add and edit the cookies of my google chrome. Can anyone suggest to me a way to do it?
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How do I change users in Google Keep's chrome app?

On the phone I can easily switch between my Google accounts, on YouTube a video can be found that showcases it for the app but this option is just missing for me or has been removed by Google.
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Chrome installing extension after restart

On my chrome I'm using few extensions, like Awesome Tab Page and Adblock. Yesterday, as always I've opened my browser, and saw default chrome tab page and pop-up that external program installed ...
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Why my Chrome extensions may have been corrupted?

AdBlocker, Norton Id-Safe and more extensions does not work any more? why? AdBlock 2.17 This extension may have been corrupted. I click on repair but it does not work. How do I reinstall ...
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change download folder based on website from which I download [closed]

Is it possible to change Downloads folder in Google Chrome (or any other browser) on the fly, based on the website from which I download? Example: I start downloading on facebook.com and it downloads ...
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Select column from a table with Google Chrome

Is there an extension for Google Chrome that would allow me to select a column from a table on the webpage? For example when I want to copy text from just one column of a table. You can select any ...
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How to make chromium-browser faster on linux ( how to use extension running backgrounds)

I'm using Zoris OS and I tried to make Chromium launching faster using chrometana extension which run on the background.But the problem is whenever I run Chromium(a desktop entry) it creates new ...
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Composite shortcut for vimium

I want to make a composite shortcut in vimium, it should go to bottom and page up two times. It looks like this map w scrollToBottom scrollPageUp scrollPageUp But Vimium's 'Custom key mappings' ...
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Chrome: Extension to update a bookmarked link

I'm reading forums quite often were each page has its own URL. I always have the page bookmarked where I last left off. When I continue reading new posts, I always have to delete the old bookmark ...
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Is there a way to open links on Chrome with an external application?

Suppose I wrote a web browser, or an email client. Is there a way to configure Google Chrome such that when I right-click on a link I will have the option to open it with my application?
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Chrome browser window to show Person's name?

Google Chrome browser, Macbook Pro, OSX Yosemite v10.10 In Chrome, I use multiple "Persons" with multiple windows open for each Person. In Chrome, when I click on "Window" and the open windows ...
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Can a website track what extensions a browser is running?

I'm trying to find a way to track what extensions someone is using in their browser, but am unable to find any mention of this being possible. On the plus side, I don't see anything that says it's ...
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Chrome - remove extensions from the bar, without hiding in chrome menu

I think I messed up chrome settings as I see my extensions showing up near the nav bar. And the only way of hiding them is to right click and "hide in chrome menu" which puts them in the menu as shown ...
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Can Google Chrome extensions access website passwords saved by Chrome?

A lot of Google Chrome extensions have the permission to read my data on websites that I visit. To avoid password theft I therefore picked my Google Chrome extensions very carefully. Now I need to ...
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How to start a Google Crome app from command line?

I installed Signal Private Messenger and it's now in the list of apps at chrome://apps. How can I start the app directly app from the command line?
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Chrome will only pull emoji's from twemoji.maxcdn.com for todoist

Recently the agency I work with decided to block the maxcdn.com domain. That's when all my emoji's for todoist stopped working. I've tried using a bunch of different emoji extensions for chrome, but ...
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Is the Chrome Web Store hiding search results?

I was trying to search for an extension Extension Gallery and Web Store Inspector but could not find it with the Chrome web store search results. Here are my search results. Here is the extension. ...
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Flash doesn't load in Chrome browser. Says “Couldn't load plugin.”

I noticed that while HTML5 videos work fine, flash videos do not load. I have researched this and have tried numerous things to no avail. 1) I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling Chrome (deleting ...
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Chrome extension via USB

Is it possible to download a Chrome Web Store extension onto your USB stick, plug it into another computer and use it? Chrome Web Store is blocked and there is no way of bypassing it. I want to use ...
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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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Disable emoji icons in Chrome?

I want to disable emoji in Chrome, or replace them with something else (not for any particularly deep reason - figured it'd be amusing). I'm using an extension called Word Replacer II, which allows ...
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Chrome Native Messaging “Native host has exited.” on python 3rd party package import

I'm working on a Chrome Extension that uses the native messaging feature to communicate with a Python script. As part of the Python script, I need to watch the file system, so I am pulling in watchdog ...
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What is a quick way to access Chrome extensions?

I'm trying to switch from Firefox to Chrome, so trying to get up to speed with the interface. I have installed some Chrome extensions such as World Clock. To access it I have to: Click Wrench ...
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Unable to remove the extension from Google Chrome

I am not able to remove the Sumo Paint extension from Google Chrome. Every time the browser starts, I see it there. How can I force the removal? ps. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.
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Use Google Keep as default notes services on Windows 10

I noticed that in Windows 10 you are able to set some kind of app for notes. By default this is Microsoft's OneNote. However I am not a big fan of OneNote so I would like to configure it to work ...
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Active Adblock Plus shows weird error in Chrome JS Console

Every page i browse with chrome shows this error in the console: extensions::uncaught_exception_handler:8 Error in event handler for (unknown): SyntaxError: Failed to execute 'insertRule' on ...