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Where does Google Chrome for Linux store user specific data?

Where does Google Chrome for Linux store user specific data such as bookmarks ? I can't find a .chrome or .google directory under my home directory, any other directory I should look at ?
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Is there an “about:config” (Firefox) In Google's Chrome?

Anything similar to "about:config" (Firefox) In Google's Chrome ?
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Removing past searches from Google Chrome's omnibar

One time I searched for Orange Juice in Chrome's Omnibar. Now, every time I start typing Orange, I get the search suggestion: How do I get Chrome to stop offering me this search suggestion? If I ...
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Switching back to last *used* tab on Chrome

How do I toggle back to the last tab used in Chrome on Mac? Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab navigates the tabs in order. But I want to switch back and forth between two tabs similar to how how Cmd-Tab ...
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How can I hide the most visited sites on Chrome?

Since the last update it has been impossible to hide the most visited sites. I don't know if it's some temporary sick joke by the chrome team but I need to remove it. I have tried changing my home to ...
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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 revert Google Chrome context menu back to Windows style

I just right clicked on a text in Google Chrome and found that the total menu structure has changed. This started with version 26.0.1410.*. It is not just the context menu but all of its context ...
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Why do some websites show the company name next to the URL?

Some websites show the company name next to the URL (in Chrome) and some don't. How do I set this up for my website? Is there a reason why or why I wouldn't want to do this?
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Add permanent SSL certificate exception in Chrome (Linux)

I have a problem with a website that has an SSL certificate which doesn't correspond to the website domain. Chrome gives me a warning for this website (and rightly so), which I have to ignore ...
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How do I turn off the click sound when closing a tab in Chrome?

Every time I close a tab in Chrome, it makes a click sound. How do I turn off that sound? I reported that issue back in Oct 2010. The problem doesn't appear on all clients and the reason is still ...
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In Google Chrome on Linux, where is the flv if not in /tmp?

I like to keep videos because I like buffering them and then playing them back-to-back in my media player, I want to be able to stop/restart my browser without losing all the buffered video, and ...
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Where can I get Chromium binaries?

I want to have Chromium on my Windows machine, but I find only instructions how to make it from sources on official site. Are there any official pre-built binaries?
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Is there a NoScript alternative for Google Chrome?

I love using Google Chrome, but I don't like visiting sites that have embedded ads/pages that could have malicious JavaScript. Is there something like the Firefox extension, NoScript, for Google ...
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Chrome Using 7.6GB of Disk Space. Has a File 5.9GB that hasn't been Accessed for 92 Days

I just ran WinDirStat and noticed that Google Chrome is using tons of disk space. One file in particular is 5.9GB and hasn't been modified since July 11, 2013, its name is just: 00000001 What is this ...
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Force Chrome to sync bookmarks?

I've been using Chrome's built in bookmark sync which seems to work well. Is there a way to force Chrome to do the sync as opposed to waiting for the alloted 'sync time'? Update: Seems to sync ...
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How to pin a website to the Windows 8 Start screen without Internet Explorer as default browser?

I'm not sure if I like the whole idea of Start screen yet, but I would find it more useful with Stack Overflow as a tile in the group. Is there a way to add the Stack Exchange sites to this screen ...
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How to delete a single cached username from Chrome?

Somewhere along the line I accidentally typed my password into the username field on a website in Chrome. Now every time I go back to that site my password is shown as an option to fill as my ...
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How to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome

I updated favicons for a bunch of my websites. Refreshing the website does indeed show the updated favicon in the browser tab, however the bookmarks for those websites still have the old favicon. ...
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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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Backing up Google Chrome

Having recently switched to Google Chrome, I was wondering what files and directories I should be including in my backups to make sure that bookmarks and history are included. Along the same lines, ...
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How to make Google Chrome search using google.com rather than google.com.hk? [closed]

I don't know how Google determines my location; it automatically switches to use google.com.hk. Both google.cn and google.com.hk are inaccessible to me in China, so I want to ensure I always use ...
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Make Chrome always open PDFs itself

I'm looking for a way to make Google Chrome always open PDFs with its internal viewer when I click a link, as opposed to downloading it to the default location. It works with most URLs, but some ...
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How can I get a new browser session when opening a new tab or window on Firefox/Chrome?

When opening new Internet Explorer window, a new browser session is issued. Therefore you can login with two different accounts on the same service (let's say gmail). The same does not apply when ...
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Can Google Employees See My Passwords Saved in Google Chrome?

I understand that we are really tempted to save our passwords in Google Chrome. The likely benefit is two fold, You don't need to (memorize and) input those long and cryptic passwords. These are ...
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Start Google Chrome on Mac with command line switches

I've read you can start Google Chrome in kiosk mode in Windows by using the argument --kiosk. I know how to do this on Windows, but how can I do this on Mac OS X? And how can I run Google Chrome ...
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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 fix ERR_UNSAFE_PORT error on Chrome when browsing to unsafe ports

I'm getting this error when connecting to a web server on port 6666 (http://myserver:6666/): Error 312 (net::ERR_UNSAFE_PORT): Unknown error. Is there an easy way to resolve this without rebuilding ...
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How to update Google chrome in Ubuntu?

How to update Google chrome in Ubuntu?
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Google Chrome Annoying Download warning

Whenever I download a .dmg, .exe file, etc. Google Chrome assumes I don't know what I am doing and asks me if I understand the risks and warns me that the file may be harmful to my computer. I get the ...
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Make Google Chrome “Application” Windows Use High-Quality Icons in Windows 7

Whenever I use Google Chrome's "Create Application" shortcut (which I heavily use, and recommend), the icons shown on the Windows 7 taskbar are really blurry, probably the result of the 16x16 favicon ...
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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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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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How to disable permission to read 'System Fonts' and 'Browser Plugin Details' in Chrome and Firefox

Going to http://panopticlick.eff.org/ I can see that that Firefox and Chrome expose more about 'System Fonts' and 'Browser Plugin Details' than I prefer. How can the permission of a web page to ...
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How to bypass Facebook “Social Reader”-type apps, to view content without installing?

In Facebook, some links to articles or videos appear to be genuine links, but in fact there are leading to some "content viewing" Facebook apps, like "Dailymotion", "The Guardian", or "Yahoo!". Those ...
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Is there a Chrome plugin to create separate session in a tab?

Say I wanted to login to two gmail accounts. I could have one tab that has it's own session, and another tab that has another isolated session. I understand Gmail has this feature for managing ...
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How can I open a URL in Google Chrome from the terminal in OS X?

How can I open a URL in Google Chrome from the terminal in OS X? This is what I'm trying: /usr/bin/open -a "/Applications/Google Chrome.app" --args 'http://google.com/' It focuses Chrome but does ...
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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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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows?

I'm trying to recover a Windows system from backups and can't seem to find where Chrome saves its bookmarks. Does anybody know where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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Google Chrome Plugin for JSON Reading

Is there a Chrome plugin that renders JSON files in Chrome? Currently Chrome just tries to download them, and that's kind of boring.
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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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How to run a regex search on Google Chrome or Firefox?

How can I search for expressions like 'foo|bar' on webpages using browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox?
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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 delete an URL from Chrome's Omnibox suggestions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I delete previously entered items from Google Chrome Omnibox? Chrome: remove URL from autocomplete which doesn't show up in history? How can I delete an URL ...
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How do I disable Javascript in Chrome?

How do I disable Javascript in Chrome?
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Can I change the icon used to identify profiles in Google Chrome web browser?

I'd like to make the profile icons in chrome more meaningful. E.g. a pic of the profile's user, my company's logo for my work profile.
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Running Java7 in Chrome for Mac OS X (requires 64bit?

My home banking system requires Java for logging onto the bank - see https://www.nemid.nu/ for a description of the system (in Danish only). This worked fine in Chrome under Mac OS X until recently ...
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How does Chrome choose the thumbnail for frequently visited websites?

One of the options in Chrome is to have it show the most visited pages when you open a new tab. It also takes a snapshot that is displayed as a thumbnail for each site, e.g.: How is that snapshot ...
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How can I tag the bookmarks in Chrome?

I try to edit a bookmark in chrome but there's no where to tag it. Is it possible in Chrome?
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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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Chrome cookies folder in Windows 7

Where does Google Chrome store its cookies when running on Windows 7?