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Detect whether Chrome is 32 bit or 64 bit, with javascript [migrated]

I have some javascript which will have different behaviour in chrome 32 bit and chrome 64 bit. When you go to the About page in chrome it has the version number, and then has "(64 bit)" afterwards if ...
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Chrome pointerlock activating when clicking on a windowed console

I'm developing something in one window, and using devtools in windowed mode. Now - when I request pointer lock on mousedown event, if I click on my windowed devtools - not within the project window, ...
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Determining root cause of strange colors in VLC

Recently I am getting strange colors when playing a video file in VLC. This does not occur all the time, but at random intervals. When I restart VLC the same video file plays fine. Screen of VLC: ...
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How do I download Chromium dev build for OSX?

I'd like to try process monitor, and it requires the dev build, pointing you to this page. The same page also appears if I search for it on google. However, that page includes a link for the "OSX dev ...
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Google Chrome Search Bar Text Upside Down [duplicate]

I don't know really how to ask this as a question because I'm not sure what is going on: in my Google Chrome browser the search bar's text is upside down when I try to type in it or click on it, ...
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Why is 'Share this Folder' disabled in Google Chrome Bookmark manager on OSX?

All my bookmark folders are marked as private in Google Chrome Mac Version 42.0.2311.135 (64-bit) on Yosemite. I want to share one of my bookmark folders with my brother. How can I do this without ...
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How to know which Chrome tab is causing http traffic?

I have Fiddler (http network sniffer) running and it lists Chrome:xxxx as the source for network traffic and I see every second some http traffic. xxxx is the Windows process id. I thought I would be ...
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Chrome bookmark suggestions [duplicate]

Chrome 42.0.2311.135 m has feature implemented recently to suggest a location to store a bookmark when you make it. How do I turn this feature off since the suggestions are not ones I like? Thanks.
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Chrome Changing tabs with scroll wheel

At work here we run Debian 8 with Chrome 42. Because I work on a terminal I like my mouse because the scroll wheel is fast and touchy. When I go to chrome and mouse over any part not the web page any ...
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Force Chrome to try HTTPS instead of HTTP when possible?

Many websites offer both, HTTP and HTTPS, e.g., http://stackoverflow.com and https://stackoverflow.com Is there any way to force Chrome to try HTTPS first before HTTP when I only type ...
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Clicking a YouTube video crashes Google page

I was having an issue with YouTube videos going black, so I Googled around and found this question: Black screen issue playing videos in youtube on Google Chrome. Now, however, every time that I ...
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Chrome Keyboard Typing Sequence

I want to create a new shortcut that will run a keyboard script on the page. for example when I do alt-g it will do [tab]+ type-"hi"+ enter.
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How to set firfox proxy to chrome proxy settings?

I'm using Linux Mint 17 and I'm using chrome. I have browsec extension and I want to use its setting for my firefox. My question is how I can set my firefox proxy settings to the ones in the chrome? ...
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How can I enable Silverlight in Google Chrome 42+?

I have Silverlight 5 installed on my Windows 8.1 64-bit computer. When I try to watch Amazon Instant Video I get a prompt telling me to install Silverlight for better quality. I also can't get ...
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Disable animated ads in Chrome

I want to support websites and leave off adblock, however animated ads are annoying. Is it possible to force ads to not be animated (perhaps by forcing only the first frame on a blacklist of websites ...
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Chrome Jump List gone on Windows 8

Image looks like this: Chrome's jumplist won't show so there are no "New tab" or "New incognito tab" options. I want to blame CCleaner because it clears recent jump lists, but somehow I doubt this ...
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Short url that will always get me to a gmail login screen? [migrated]

What short URL can I type in so that I always get to a Email + Password login screen for gmail? Here is my problem - In Chrome, when I enter gmail.com into the address bar, I am redirected to a ...
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Chrome Omnibox does not remember previous entries

In the past the Omnibox would autocomplete previously visited sites based on the first few characters entered. Recently it does not seem to do this or if it does it's just for a matter of hours before ...
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Why doesn't Google Chrome block all pop-ups?

For example, if you go to the website nba-stream.com and click on a game, the website will open up a pop-up, but since I have disabled pop-ups in Google Chrome in Chrome://settings, I shouldn't get ...
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Strange networking issue in Linux

My problem is hard to explain. I can’t open some sites. For example some sites provided by Google. I can open the Google search engine, however I can’t open YouTube, the download page for Chrome (the ...
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How to add Chrome bookmark to specified folder

Chrome has some new scheme for adding bookmarks. Now I hit Ctrl+D and instead of waiting for me to specify a folder, it adds it apparently to the current folder, or else says "Bookmarked". I guess I ...
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Prevent tab change on contextual “Search Google for '{selected text}'”

When using Chrome, it's possible to select some text, then use the right-click menu to launch a search for it in a new tab. By default, Chrome switches to the new tab. I consistently find myself ...
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How do I get rid of the yellow warning triangle next to my user in Google Chrome?

I have logged into my Google Account in Chrome, however I cannot seem to get rid of the annoying yellow warning triangle seen in the screenshots below. How can I get rid of that?
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How to select all content include bullet and numbering?

I am using chrome, firefox and word office. When i try one of theme to copy all content (from web or from .doc document) which have bullet or numbering, it doesn't select bullet or numbering. ...
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How can I select an <option> with a space in it by typing the name of the option including the space?

I am entering address information on a web site. I live in a state with a space in the name: New York. I focus the <select> and start typing "New" and then as soon as I hit the spacebar the ...
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How to block insecure images on HTTPS pages in Chromium on Linux?

I'm trying to figure out a way to stop Chromium from loading insecure (i.e. non-HTTPS) images on pages served over HTTPS (i.e. basically the exact opposite of this question). Alas, all the ...
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How Chrome's preload affects data usage?

Has anyone tested how this feature works and how affects data usage? I am just curious how much it can reduce traffic usage if I turn it off.
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How am I supposed to integrate `Free Download Manager` with chrome?

I have Free Download Manager installed. When I download Free Download Manager extension from chrome web store It does get installed OK, but when I try to download files they are being downloaded ...
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How to set homepage in chrome using a batch file

How can I set the homepage in chrome and firefox using a batch file? I can set the homepage in IE using this: REG HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main /V "Start Page" /D ...
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Does a Java plugin for Chrome exists that does not use NPAPI?

This is my follow-up question to "Java plugin doesn't work in Chrome — how can I fix this?". Google writes that they will completely remove NPAPI support in Chrome 45. My question: Is there an ...
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Force Chrome to refresh page upon clicking a specific object

Is there a way I can have the browser refresh the entire page when a specific object is clicked? When I hover over the object Chrome gives me this ...
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Check hover event in inspect element of Google Chrome

Can any one help me how to check hover event in Google Chrome inspect element like we see in Mozilla Firefox inspect element?
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How do I fix a Google Chrome corrupt settings file? I tried it *all* but it keeps re-appearing, even without synchronization

I tried the following: Reset Browser settings Removing %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default Removing %AppData%\Chrome\User Profile Remove user from settings page Uninstall Chrome, delete ...
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What are the commands that firefox and google chrome print html files to pdf?

In either Firefox or Google Chrome On Ubuntu 14.04, I can hit Ctrl+P and choose "Print to file" to print the current html webpage to a pdf. Are the browsers using some printing commands outside of ...
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YouTube video turns black after few seconds

I am trying to watch YouTube videos, but after a few seconds the video area turns black even though it keeps on playing. Any tips why? I use latest Chrome on Windows 7, and a Lenovo Thinkpad.
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shortcut to copy the autocomplete result in chrome's launcher?

whenever you use chrome's launcher to do a calculation, such as put in "2+2=" it shows the result below it before you press enter. how can I get this result into my clipboard the fastest, preferably ...
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How to chrome keychain in linux

Wishing to download a copy of my keychain like OSX comino does. Is this possible and if so how... Context: I use pgp and crypt my drives.. all to often tho I have public machines or installers ...
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How to use google translate extension with PDF files?

I want to use the Google Translate extension in Chrome when I'm reading PDF file. Google Translate extension just translates a page and word document. I want to use it to translate PDF when I select ...
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Listen for mouse extra-buttons in browser

I would like to use extra button of my Logitech mouse in a web context. I am on Ubuntu (but there is similar things in other OS), and I can bind these buttons with OS actions. -> Answer for: Is ...
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Inspect HTML shows code that view-source can't

For some random website, I see some text and when I try to search for it in the source I cannot find it but when I open up inspect element and use its search function I can find the text. Why is this ...
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Spell-check stopped working Google Chrome vr Version 42.0.2311.135 m

Spell checker in Chrome stopped working. Google Chrome client Version 42.0.2311.135 m, WinXP SP3.
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Adobe Acrobat 9 viewer doesn't save filled out form fields in Chrome

I have Adobe Acrobat 9 installed and use it to fill out PDF forms online. Problem is, in Google Chrome the Adobe Acrobat viewer seems to be more limited: it doesn't show the message above the ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from treating all URLs with a common base as SSL connections

I host several websites via an ISP-provided DNS name, and I split them up beyond my router's port 80 using an installation of haproxy. It has worked very well for my (I think it's 11) unique websites ...
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Chrome downloading pages rather than loading them

For some reason recently Chrome began downloading specific pages rather than attempting to render them. But it isn't actually downloading the page, instead it's saving off some sort of error message: ...
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if ftp anon access allowed, Chrome forgets ftp user if I click on a folder

I have a repo, anonymous users can log in: ftp://repo.company.com --> anon_folder --> anon_file There is access for logged users: ftp://user@repo.company.com --> user_folder --> ...
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How to change Chrome's data-directory when the previous user was locked?

The last user of this PC was sent away, his user is now locked, and in my user (I can execute as admin) when I try to open Chrome it shows this message: I tried this command: mklink /d ...
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How to switch to a non-visible profile/person in chrome?

I created a 9th profile/person in chrome and want to switch to it. The problem is that I can't see it in the Switch person window. How can I switch to the invisible 9th person/profile? See ...
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Google Chrome bookmark star icon grayed isn't working

If a page is already bookmarked it looks yellow but I can't 'unbookmark' the page, if the page is not bookmarked the star is completely gray and pressing it does nothing at all. I have looked around ...
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Chrome htaccess cache not enabled

When I go to an internal website using Chrome, I have to enter htaccess login credentials. However, in Firefox, when the htaccess login popup appears, the credentials are already filled in (obfuscated ...