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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 do I view and edit Cookies in Google Chrome?

I wish to view and edit the cookies of my google chrome. Can anyone suggest to me a way to do it?
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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 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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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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Google Chrome: select column from a table

Is there an extension for Google Chrome that would allow me to select a column from a table on the webpage? E.g. when I want to copy text from just one column of a table. You can select any row or ...
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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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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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What is the purpose of “link-only” Chrome apps?

There are a number of Chrome apps that seem to "duplicate" a website, by being just a shortcut to some web service. Examples include, but are not limited to: Google Play Music Google Docs Google ...
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Is there a Chrome (browser) extension like FireFTP from Firefox? [closed]

Is there a Chrome (browser) extension like FireFTP from Firefox? I've tried to find it without success
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Chrome Extension for Switching Locale (Accept-Languages)

Is there a Chrome Extension which can be used to quickly switch between two locales (e.g. English and German) quickly? Some websites detect the user's language using the Accept-Languages HTTP-header ...
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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 does one install an extension for Chrome browser from the local file system?

How does one install an extension for Chrome browser from the local file system?
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Ways to see a list of all the tabs open in Chrome?

You know how when you get to 10+ tabs open in your browser (in this case Chrome) and you can't tell which tab is which anymore? I'm sure there are some good extension or something - what's the best ...
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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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How could I save on ink when printing this map?

I need a map of the SMC campus, but I'm really sick of running out of ink after printing one thing and then having to pay ridiculous sums of money to buy more ink. The map is here: I would print ...
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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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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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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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Good Mouse gestures extension for Google Chrome on Linux? [closed]

On Firefox, I use the extension Firegestures. A while ago, I tested a few ones for Google Chrome, but they were all very buggy, poor in term of features or Windows-only (I'm on GNU/Linux). Now there ...
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Is there a Google Chrome “Format View Source” extension?

Does anyone know of an existing extension to format the html code after you 'View Source"? I only ask because it would make it so much easier to read. Basically just removing extra whitespace, format ...
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Saving large webpage as Image

I'm trying to save a webpage as an image. The web page I'm trying to save is a bit long, and has many images. I tried Google Chrome Screen Capture Extension and few other Chrome screen-capture ...
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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 does Safari's Reader work and when does it show up?

Safari's Reader feature is a cool little app that displays a web page as a newspaper article --- without all the distracting sidebars, comments, and ads. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't, ...
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How to find and delete duplicate bookmarks in Google Chrome?

How to delete duplicate bookmarks and check their status... is there a Google Chrome extension that do that?
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chrome/firefox extension that fixes google search links

Is there any extension for a browser that allows you to change the structure of links in google search, so that it doesn't look like this: ...
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Can I enable an extension synced via Google only on some Chrome installs?

Google Chrome's sync feature is quite nice and very useful in many instances, though a few are somewhat annoying. Mouse Gesture extensions somewhat lose their usefulness and occasionally get in the ...
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chrome status bar disappeared

as of last week I had a status bar in chrome. i know it's not on full time, but it does show up when necessary (or at least it did) it was useful for 2 things page loading status link hover info ...
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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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How can I suppress chrome-extension:// output from Web Inspector's console log?

I don't wish to disable my extensions – after all they're there for development purposes – but I want to disable their output from the console in Web Inspector. Is there a way to do this? N.B. a very ...
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Chrome: NPAPI plugin is required for this app

I'm trying to install the Sway.fm Unified Music Media Keys extension for Chrome, but I'm receiving the following error message. This application is not supported on this computer. Installation has ...
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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 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 install extensions in Chrome without a Google Account?

I am trying to install a free extension in Google Chrome, but whenever I click "Add To Chrome", I am asked to sign in to a Google account. This has never happened before, and I do not want to use an ...
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How to export opened tabs in Chrome?

Are there any extensions for Chrome that allow me to export all currently opened tabs as a text file, containing all the URLs of those tabs? I don't necessarily need it to be a text file if there is ...
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Stop pinned tabs changing in Chrome

Can I prevent my pinned tabs in Chrome from changing domain? Here's what keeps happening: I pin Gmail I inadvertently go to that tab (I have a lot of tabs open, so visually there's no difference) ...
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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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Limit Chrome's bandwidth

For web development purposes, I want to be able to throttle the bandwidth Chrome uses, especially for localhost connections. I know that the add-on "Firefox Throttle" does that in Firefox; is there a ...
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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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How to manage Chrome sync data? (Like delete something?)

I've got one problem with Chrome sync: I can't delete anything. It's like... merging everything from the past, to the latest minute. Everything. If I delete the applications I've tried (like ...
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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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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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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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Where can I find an equivalent of Torbutton for Google Chrome?

I enjoy the Torbutton I am currently using in Firefox, but Firefox is quite a resource hog and I am working in a virtual machine. Is there a Torbutton equivalent for Google Chrome?
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Does Google Chrome have a FoxyProxy equivalent?

Does Google Chrome have an equivalent for FireFox FoxyProxy?
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Gmail - Ways to have more than 20 items per page in the search results [closed]

Gmail has the notorious limitation of 20 results per page when searching your mail. Is there an extension (Chrome - preferable, Firefox, etc.) that can fix this (i.e. allow more than 20 items per ...
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How do I increase the available bookmark folder limits in chrome

As another user asked about firefox: Increase limit of bookmark folders in Firefox? I would like to increase the number of folders that you are presented with when you press the add bookmark star in ...
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Google Chrome Extensions are not Syncing

I'm using chrome browser(latest version) on windows 7 in office and on Ubuntu 12.04 in home. I have just installed it in ubuntu. All the bookmarks have been synced. But none of the extensions has been ...
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How can I manage the download location, by file types, in Chrome?

Although this is partly a question about Chrome (where the problem is), this is more about the extensions (where I hope to find a solution). I recall a plugin for FireFox that would take a given ...
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View RSS feeds in Chrome instead of downloading it

Before, if I go to a RSS feed (.xml file), Chrome displays it. I could use extensions to format the feed or just view the source directly. However, now, Chrome forces me to view the feed using a RSS ...