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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I remove the Conduit toolbar that comes with µTorrent?

I have recently installed ĀµTorrent 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 can I spell check web pages from the browser?

How can I spell check web pages when browsing them? I've added the After the Deadline Chrome extension, but it only seems to work on forms and not whole web pages. I'm happy to use Firefox if that ...
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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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Repositioning “Most Visited” List in Google Chrome?

Is it possible to manually re-position/re-arrange the list of "Most Visited" Web Sites list visible whenever you open a new tab in Google Crome? Here's a Screenshot: I use Windows 7 Home Premium.
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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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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 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 ...
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How do I remove funmoods from Chrome?

I was installing vlc video player. But accidentally, I ended up installing the funmoods toolbar app too. How do you get rid of it?
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Does Chrome Remote Desktop work through LAN aswell?

Assuming both my Client and Server are on the same LAN, would the connection for Chrome Remote Desktop go through the LAN only, or would it still travel through Google Servers thereby adding to the ...
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Chrome extension for highlight+find prepopulate?

I switched from Firefox to Chrome as my go-to browser some months ago and there is one piece of functionality that still pesters me. Seems trivial/ignorable but this one is driving me nuts little by ...
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How do I get rid of adware from Search Conduit/White Smoke?

This adware came bundled with some freeware I downloaded. It hijacked my home page and search engine. I have fixed both of those things, but still every time I open Chrome, it opens ...
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Caching YouTube videos across loads

Is there a way to force the browser to cache loaded YouTube videos across page loads? In other words, if you refresh some video page in which the video already started loading (or is fully loaded), ...
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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.
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Blocking a website after two visits in the same day in Google Chrome

How do I block myself from visiting a website after having already going to it twice before in the same day? I'm trying to impose a self-block in Google Chrome, maybe an extension would help, where ...
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Select only the path component of url (similar to command + L)

Is there a way to select only the path component of an url, similar to how command + L select the entire url? domain.com/[my/awesome/path] I want to select only the section in brackets.
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Any chrome extension which rotates image on a page?

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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Is there a way to block all extensions on certain tabs on Chrome?

If you're using Chrome for web development and if you have some extensions running, when you check the Scripts tab of developer tools you'll see a bunch of javascript files used by extensions. Those ...
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Capture region of website/etc. to clipboard as image?

I often need to capture a fixed portion of my screen (typically in Chrome) to the clipboard, for posting as a background in a PowerPoint slide. Question Where can I find an extension for Chrome or ...
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Chrome theme I made myself refuses to sync across computers, how to sync it?

I made a Google Chrome theme, and have loaded it into Google Chrome using the Developer tools (Tools → Check "Developer mode"). But the theme won't sync across computers, even after I followed ...
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The Chrome Web Store doesn't support Chromium on Debian “Squeeze” or other very old Chrome versions. What's the workaround?

I'm running Debian Linux "Squeeze" 6.0.6. Squeeze is stable but changes very slowly. It includes Chromium (similar to Google Chrome) 6.0. The Chrome Web Store doesn't show the "Add to Chrome" button ...
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How can I customize the appearance of web sites in Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change default CSS of Google Chrome How do I disable CSS or make my own CSS style for a specific website in Google Chrome? Web sites like Wikipedia that extend to the ...
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How can Chrome search among the title/URL of already opened tabs, like Firefox?

When you manage many tabs, Firefox has a great feature to avoid opening the same page again, if it's already opened in some other tab: as you type a URL (or title page), Firefox shows in its ...
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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 ...