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Chrome Developer Tools throwing errors with Xperia inspector

We have a number of android devices which we develop web apps for. When we are developing for Chrome mobile, we fire up the Developer Mode and start inspecting the webpages for the devices. Once all ...
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Why does Chrome inspector only shows image the second time you click it?

I noticed that my chrome inspector - that works on both my macbook pro and imac (and previous a pc) doesn't show the image when I click the image link under element tag until the second time I click ...
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Is there any way to restore deleted omnibox suggestions?

Let's say I accidentally remove an omnibox suggestion on Chrome with the SHIFT + DEL combination. This also removes the site from my "most visited" list on the start page. Is there any way to undo ...
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Recent changes to drop-down lists and display in Google Chrome

I'm currently using Chrome version 32.0.1700 on Windows 7 and after last (or one of last) browser update I noticed some strange (at least to me) changes in look & feel of this browser. I would ...
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Google Desktop Notification Duration

I really like Chrome's desktop notifications feature, but there's one problem: The notifications remain on the screen for ~2 seconds before disappearing! I'd like to increase the duration somehow, ...
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Google Chrome not able to identify my webcam

Chrome has suddenly stopped accessing my camera. Whenever I go to a website that tries to use my camera, I see a text that says camera : none available When I go to media settings, I see that Chrome ...
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How to set instance name of google-chrome (or any x11 application)

I'm now using dwm window manager and I know I can set rules to specify a application to a certain tag like this: static const Rule rules[] = { /* xprop(1): * WM_CLASS(STRING) = instance, ...
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Have Google Chrome prioritize web history over bookmarks?

In Firefox, typing in the address bar prioritizes history over bookmarks: But in Chrome, bookmarks are shown first: Is there a way to get Chrome to follow Firefox's behavior?
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Why disabling chrome images turns off gmail chat?

I disabled automatic loading of images in chrome (via settings/content settings/Do not show any images). Then I refreshed my gmail(where I was available on gmail chat earlier) page. Now gmail chat ...
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google chrome and diablo 3 taking to long to start

I don't know if this is related but, a week ago, while working in chrome, I accidentally generated an infinite loop in javascript while debugging it in chrome. Chrome crashed and everything I've tried ...
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Google Chrome freezing when I open Bookmark Manager

I have an issue with Google Chrome freezing whenever I open the Bookmark Manager. Only that particular tab freezes, and I can still use the other tabs. No bookmarks appear, and I cannot type in the ...
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Chrome ignores some imported certificates

On Windows 7 with Chrome 30. I have a few websites running on localhost over SSL. Visiting them always displays the standard "The site's security certificate is not trusted!" message from Chrome. I ...
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Browsers don't respond to Taskbar's context menu

Running Win8.1 RTM with patched-to-current copies of Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Attempting to start any in private/incognito mode by right-clicking and choosing the given context menu item will fail ...
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Google Cloud Print service for Windows Server

Currently I have my Android tablet set up to print through Chrome's Cloud Print service on my PC. This works, but requires that my PC be on whenever I want to print. Since the point of having the ...
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Changing Chrome's text zoom when connected to an external monitor

I have a laptop with a rather small builtin monitor, making it very hard to read stuff unless the chrome text zoom level is increased to 125%. One of the external monitors that I connect the laptop ...
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Opening a file picker in any browser crashes the browser

In Windows 7 32-bit, in any browser (chrome, IE, firefox, opera) if I open a file picker either by using the main menu option e.g. 'open page' or 'save page as', or if a file picker appears from ...
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Weird behavior of Google chrome

I've installed Google chrome on my new Windows 8. When I load some sites their behavior differs a little bit from that I have on Gooogle chrome on my windows xp machine. For example, ...
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light off in Google chrome while opening some web pages

I am trying to open some web pages but the light off in chrome as illustrated in the following screen shot How can I solve this problem?
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Prevent Chrome from reloading a tab on restart/crash

Is it possible to prevent Chrome from reloading a chosen tab (or if that is impossible: all tabs) on restart or crash? For example let's say that I'm browsing reddit.com and I want to shut down Chrome ...
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Disable recent Chrome zoom control/panel

MacOSX Snow Leopard, current version of Chrome For the past few months, Chrome responds to a zoom request (Command +) by putting up a small "panel" or popup in the top right of its window. That ...
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Puzzling Projector Condundrum - Flickers and goes off when on a certain facebook page and nothing else

Here's one that's a bit of a mind boggler, I'm just asking out of curiousity. I have a computer hooked up to a projector. It works fine, in every single thing I've ever done, gaming, movies, etc. ...
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Chrome will not open uri handler when passed as argument

I'm using Pidgin and by default all URI handlers are sent to the default browser, which is Chrome in my case. If I click on a spotify URI chrome opens with a blank window. This also happens if from a ...
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Text indentation via Tab-key in the Windows Google Chrome browser without using extensions or a Numpad?

When trying to indent a block of text in an input textfield, for instance to emphasize Markdown code-blocks, the Tab key is already bound to a different action (switching to the next input element). ...
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white box appears when scrolling

Over the last couple of weeks whenever I go to scroll up or down a page half of the page suddenly goes white and I can often see like a grey checked pattern (I'm sorry if that doesn't make sense, not ...
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How to give permanent mic access to all sites in Chrome?

So I'm sick of being asked to confirm mic access-- the answer from me is always YES. Yes I am aware of the privacy risk this poses. So I'm in my Chrome User Data folder, in the Preferences file, ...
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Chrome: Cursor moves to end of input form after pressing backspace key

I've noticed some weird behaviour lately when using Chrome Version 29.0.1547.57 m. (untested on other browsers) When typing into a form field, most commonly a text area field, if I attempt to use the ...
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How do I always show detailed error messages in Chrome 28?

Chrome 28 changed the error page to remove details by default. How can I always show the details without clicking "More"? hidden error message
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Bing predictive search in Chrome doesn't work

I recently changed my default search engine in Chrome to Bing custom search (http://www.bing.com/search?setmkt=en-US&q=%s). After this, I am not able to use predictive search in Chrome. It seems ...
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Close a specific Chrome tab in Ubuntu/Linux using terminal command

Is there a way to close a specific Chrome tab with a terminal command? I tried below commands: kill -9 <pid of Chrome tab>: Instead of closing a tab, it kills the tab ("He's dead Jim" message ...
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Why do I see cookies set in chrome although the “block cookies” option is on

I have both "block sites from setting any data" and "block third-party cookies and data" turned on. However, after I clear all cookies and browse a few sites, I see a lot of cookies have been set in ...
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Chrome - disable Flash Player popup

Is there a way how to get rid of the annoying Flash Player popup in Chrome? I don't have flash installed and do not want to have. Version 25.0.1364.160 Ubuntu 12.04 (25.0.1364.160-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) ...
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Block TripAdvisor pop-ups in Chrome

tripadvisor.com has very annoying pop-ups that appear after certain clicks. How can I block them? I use Chrome and already have the AdBlock Plus extension installed, subscribing to Fanboy's Adblock ...
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How to remove all autocomplete urls with a certain url in Chrome

I am converting my localhost:8888 to localhost and I want to remove all the autocomplete urls that have localhost:8888 in them. I already did this for history but how do I do this for autocomplete? I ...
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Open URL in Chrome's current tab from command line

I'd like to make a call from the command line/Windows run dialogue to open a given URL in the current tab of a running Chrome. I don't find a flag to acheive this: ...
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How to view POST data from previous form submission?

I'm using Google Chrome and have been working in a rather clunky and rediculous CMS. I've been making some CSS edits using Chrome Developer Tools and then copying and pasting it into a large textarea ...
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What are the impacts of moving Local Storage from one machine to the other?

In this other question I learned where the local storage is physically located on the disk. Suppose I copy this whole folder from one machine and paste it on other machine, running same version of ...
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Using both Adobe Reader and built-in PDF viewer in Google Chrome

I would like to use both Chrome's built-in PDF viewer and the Adobe Reader plugin at the same time. Specifically, I want to open PDFs with the built-in viewer by default (because I think it is more ...
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Transferring extensions from one user to another in Chrome

I have a simple problem and I'm sure the answer is simple but I can't find anything on it... I Have successfully exported & imported about 25-30 extensions onto a new computer using my development ...
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Permanently use certificate for site on chrome

I have installed a certificate in chrome for a website I am running. Whenever I go to the site, chrome prompts me for which certificate I want to use. I only have one certificate for the site. Is ...
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Chrome: How to refresh tab if open, otherwise open new tab?

I'm opening a .pdf file from the command line in Chrome (Windows 7 64 bit). Every time the pdf file changes open the pdf to view it, but I don't want Chrome to open it in a new tab every time. Is ...
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Chrome tabs showing wrong page

I have a problem with Google Chrome where occasionally when switching to a newly created tab (usually one made from opening a link into a new tab), the wrong page shows. The correct page is ...
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Google Chrome displays boxes at the beginning of all words in unicode text

I have this issue with chrome on windows 7, and it seems to be happening only with unicode text within facebook. Screenshot: The boxes disappear when I increase the zoom level by one step. But they ...
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Improving Chrome performance on OSX

There are a number of sites that do not display properly on Safari and I need to switch to Chrome. Although when the content of the sites requires flash player, Chrome will consume a significant ...
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Stop mouse cursor from disappearing when entering watching YouTube fullscreen

When I enter fullscreen on YouTube videos the mouse cursor disappears from the screen. This is very annoying as I have a multi-monitor setup... Right clicking on the desktop a few times can usually ...
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Chrome developer tools - network panel gaps

In the Chrome developer tools, under the network tab, I'm curious to know what is happening during the gaps. If you look at my image below, I have highlighted in orange the areas where these gaps ...
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Google webfonts on website look terrible in Chrome, but only on Windows

The fonts on my website look really ugly when using Chrome on Windows. When viewing my site with an Android tablet, it looks good. Viewing it in Chrome on a Mac also looks good. What could be the ...
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How to switch off re-POST request in Chrome

I'm working with a lot of POST-backs using AJAX, but whenever I test my web-app I constantly have to confirm POST http data to be resent. Is there a way to stop Chrome from asking me to confirm POST ...
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Chrome in Xmonad - Mouse Unresponsive

I have Xmonad installed on Ubuntu 10.10. When using google Chrome, sometimes the mouse becomes unresponsive (only inside chrome). The problem goes like this: I have several tabs open Click with the ...
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Get Current HTML Of Page Built With AJAX Requests

So, I'm using the Chrome/Chromium browser (put could use Firefox, if need be). I'm viewing webpages which are constructed "on the fly" with (presumably) AJAX (think the how you scroll down on ...
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Control Targeted Browser Window

When I have multiple browser windows open, I don't know how to control which is chosen to open a new link - when that link is selected in a non-browser application. For example, when I click a web ...