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Redirect URLs in Chrome?

Is there any extension to Chrome that will let me force a URL from a particular domain to be redirected to another domain? (E.g. Redirect http://www.google.com to https://encrypted.google.com.) ...
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How to open Google Chrome with extensions disabled / turned off?

Google Chrome is crashing when I try to open it. I'm assuming that it's probably a bad extension that's causing the problem. How can I start up Chrome with all extensions disabled / turned off?
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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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How to enable confirmation alert before closing chrome tabs?

How to enable confirmation alert box option before closing opened tab in chrome browser? Need to change setting? I couldn't find any such options in setting window.
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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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Understand structure of Chrome User Profile data to Transfer to new PC/ OS & avoid Settings corruption Error?

Older answers are not working so I'm including things that may work in pieces. Chrome Version: 44.0.2403.155 m - 44.0.2403.157 m I used to be able to copy entire Chrome User Profile\Default from OS ...
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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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How to delete cookies for a specific site

I need a button or bookmarklet to delete the cookies from the current context. Clearing the cache would be another option. Specifically, I am logged into too many Google sites and have multiple ...
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How to find Chrome extensions that inject ads into any webpage I browse?

I use the Google Chrome browser. Recently I noticed random ads showing up - either on the page content, or by redirection - when I click on a link an ad page opens instead of the proper page. I ...
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How to copy an extension from one Chrome installation to another?

''In the absence of web'' can be added to the title. I have not tried to sync Chrome among my systems. My friend was not able to add an extension (YouTube Downloader). But I added it to my browser ...
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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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Turn off the link hover statusbar in Google Chrome

I want to turn off the feature where whenever I hover over a hyperlink and in the bottom lefthand corner it shows a light blue hover tooltip about where that link goes. Why do I want to turn it off? ...
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How can I share Tampermonkey scripts between versions of Chrome?

I use the normal version of Chrome as well as Canary (on both Windows and OS X). It's kind of a pain that my TamperMonkey scripts are only available in one or the other. Trying to maintain both, and ...
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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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It's All Text for Chrome?

I'm a big fan of It's All Text for Firefox, as it's really helpful to be able to quickly open up gvim and write out code, wiki markup, etc in a powerful editor rather than trying to do edits 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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Is there a Google Chrome extension that acts like Firefox's keyword quicksearch bookmarks?

I'm trying out Chrome, but I use this Firefox feature all the time so I strongly feel its absence. I've searched Extensions and Google in general, but couldn't find anything and don't even know if ...
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Can I change Google Chrome to predict my search AND visit the first result instantly?

Will it be possible to set up Chrome (with a custom search engine, a userscript, or an extension) so that when I type "angelman s" on the Omnibox, it will suggest "angelman syndrome" and go right ...
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How do I individually mute audio per tab in Chrome or Firefox?

Is there a way (in Chrome/Firefox) to individually mute audio per page/tab? This would be great when listening to music while browsing sites that play audio without asking for user prompt first.
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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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How to selectively load images in Chromium?

How to control loading of images individually like in Opera or in Firefox+ImgLikeOpera? When I set "Don't load images" in options I don't see clear stubs to Ctrl+RightClick at them and allow this ...
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How do I switch my user agent in Chrome?

I am looking for a way to switch my user agent in Chrome. I have tried User-Agent Switcher for Chrome with only limited success. I really want more user agents, and the ability to add new agents with ...
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How can I get Google Chrome to show my home page whenever a new tab is opened?

Using the latest Chrome stable version, is there a way either, by editing some config file or via an extension, that will allow me to specify that my home page be opened each time I click the NEW TAB ...
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Browser where I can add my own custom CSS or Javascript

Is there a way to load my own custom CSS or Javascript while using a browser? When I'm accessing a website or developing a website I want to load my own custom scripts from my computer. I know this ...
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Are there any addons that allow us to middle click any link and open the link in a new background tab in Chrome?

I like the way we can middle click on a link and it will open a tab in the background (in Google). However of course this doesn't work in all webpages (it's just a google thing and not a browser ...
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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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Should I be concerned when Chrome extensions ask for permission to access my data?

When I install an extension for Google Chrome, quite often (and maybe always) it asks for permission to have access to my data. Is this really necessary, and how harmful/harmless is this?
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Is it possible to auto-run an extension for all new Chrome windows created?

I've finally found an extension that does what I want for new Chrome windows, called "ResizeWindow". It fixes that problem that new Chrome windows other than the initial one are not opened in the ...
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Any chrome extension which rotates image on a page? [closed]

Is there any chrome extension which rotates image on a page? Some photo sharing sites, does not rotate vertical image automatically. So i need to see those images by turning my head. Is there any ...
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Chrome extensions and popups displaying chinese text

I just noticed today a weird problem related to Chrome, and it's present in both Mac Chrome and Windows (both XP and 7) as I've been able to see. Sometime this morning my extensions stopped ...
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How to remove pice0chop extensions from Google Chrome?

How do you remove Priceochop 3.9 and proiCechOpe 3.9 from Chrome? Both show up in chrome://extensions and once plagued my browsing experience with advertisements. Now they effectively do nothing as ...
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How to disable autofocus on input fields in Chrome?

Is is possible in general to make Chrome not to focus on any of the fields automatically, for example, after the page has been loaded? Extensions that use keys on keyboard don't work well with ...
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How do I remove the Conduit toolbar that comes with µTorrent?

I have recently installed µTorrent in my computer and unfortunately the Conduit adware came bundled with it. Basically, it installs a toolbar on all browsers and replaces the default search and ...
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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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Turn on the link hover statusbar in Google Chrome

I want to turn on the feature where whenever I hover over a hyperlink and in the bottom lefthand corner it shows a light blue hover tooltip about where that link goes. It looks like that since some ...
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How to download Chrome extensions for installing in another computer?

A computer I use doesn't have access to chrome.google.com/extensions website. I wish I could download the plugin and then use the file to install it, but the only option I have is to install. 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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Condense Chrome extension buttons

Chrome extensions are starting to take up real estate in my browser window: Is it possible to hide these buttons or display them more economically?
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Avoid Google Chrome login message box?

Is there any addon or setting how to avoid a "login popup" in the Google chrome? There is an addon which can fill (and sumbit) the login data inside the web page, but I cannot find anything which ...
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How big of a risk are popular Chrome extensions?

I'm about to switch to Chromium and I installed a couple of extensions. Each time I installed an extension I was notified of which data the extension has access to, e.g.: I do understand that ...
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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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Activating a Chrome extension that is not from the Chrome Web Store

How do I activate a Chrome extension found as a *.crx file? So far, what I have seen is that Chrome does not allow you to install extensions that aren't found on Chrome Web Store, at least on its ...
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Backup extensions, bookmarks and other customizations from Google Chrome

I am reinstalling my OS and I would like to keep the list of installed extensions, bookmarks and other customizations in my Google Chrome browser. How can I re-create the setup on the new system?
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What Chrome password manager fits my requirements?

To prevent myself from using the same password everywhere I would like to start using a good password manager. Because most of my passwords are used in the browser I'm searching for something that ...
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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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How can I be sure that a Google Chrome extension isn't doing evil things?

I wanted to install this extension, but I have security concerns. The extension needs permission to "Access your data on all websites". This makes sense, but I presume this includes password and ...
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Copy Chrome extensions from one computer to another

Has anyone successfully downloaded Google Chrome apps (or extensions or whatever they are called) from another browser and then installed them on Chrome? Google Web Store and Google Play are blocked ...
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How to determine what is causing Chrome to show the “Aw, Snap” dialogue

Does anybody know if there is a practical way to determine the cause of the "Aw Snap" message that occasionally appears on Google Chrome? Does Chrome have an error log I can refer to? I'm suspecting ...
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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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How do I prevent Chrome Canary from updating -OR- How do I sync two Chrome profiles with the same account?

I might have a bit an unusual request, but my situation is as follows: I have a low-end pc, which means, I need to be careful about performance This is why I need to deactivate automatic updates in ...