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How to kill one tab of google chrome using pid

I want to close one tab of chrome. I tried killing the pid of the tab, but the tab doesn't close instead says "Aw, Snap! Something went wrong while displaying this webpage. To continue, reload or go ...
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Google Chrome has stopped working

Last night, I was using Chrome just nicely, but this morning, I can't even start Google Chrome as it immediately crashes. I have already tried a clean uninstall and reinstall of Google Chrome but ...
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Mouse wheel scroll causes zoom in/out in Google Chrome

When scrolling using the mouse wheel scroll in Google Chrome, there is about 25% chance it would zoom in/out as if I have pressed the Ctrl key. Disabling my mouse gesture extension reduces the chance ...
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Is it possible to customize taskbar icons? If so how?

I'd like to customize not just desktop icons but the icons that appear in the taskbar, is this possible? And no, I'm not asking how to customize icons pinned to the taskbar, but rather the icons of ...
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How to fix skipping/stuttering audio in Google Chrome

If I play Google Music, or a Youtube video in the Chrome browser, and then open a new tab and start typing the address bar, the audio will quickly cut in and out as I am typing (with almost every ...
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Limiting use of RAM in Chrome?

When leaving several tabs open in Google Chrome for hours/days, I notice that some pages end up using huge amounts of RAM, to the point where the whole OS (XP) becomes unresponsive due to paging. When ...
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Save open tabs in Chrome

Is there a way to save all open tabs into a temporary (or non temporary) bookmark folder? Sometimes I have a bunch of tabs open on one topic in one windows and the same in another windows. I'd like ...
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How to hide chrome warning after crash?

When chrome has crashed, it displays a warning (under the address bar) on restart, offering to restore tabs. I'm launching chrome in kiosk mode, i don't want theses warnings to be displayed. Is there ...
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Advertisement suddenly appearing on top of almost every page

Since this morning strange advertisement is appearing on top of many pages I open in webbrowser (see screenshot at the end). It's happening in any browser (tested FF, IE and Chrome), on any of three ...
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How do I access/edit the Chrome user avatar images?

By which I mean the files which are referenced as chrome://theme/IDR_PROFILE_AVATAR_X I have identified the icon used as being %APPDATA%/Local/Chromium/User Data/Profile X/Google Profile.ico But ...
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How to automaticaly delete all cookies BUT cookies from specific white-listed websites in Chrome?

Firefox has the ability to make all cookies session only with exceptions, so you can choose some websites to store cookies and all the other cookies are deleted when you quit Firefox. How can it be ...
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Use AdBlock without being detected

Upon visiting a site today I was rewarded with Comic Sans. Behold it's glory: Source Needless to say I can finally understand why so many people loathe this font. However, this does bring up a ...
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Google Chrome - New tab - bookmarks - How to restore deleted ones?

I have accidentally deleted some of the book marks that show up on my 'new tab' page (recently visited / popular I guess). How can I restore deleted links to this page? Or, how can I add new ones? ...
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Disabling Google Chrome Download auto numbering for existing files

When I save a file (e.g. Images) to a folder which already exist there, Chrome adds a (N) where N is first available number. This causes I have multiple copies of same file! How can I disable Chrome's ...
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Windows Authentication with Google Chrome

Does Google Chrome work with Windows Authentication? We have internal websites that use Windows authentication and I'd like Chrome to not have to prompt me every time I access those sites for ...
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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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How to stop the Google Update background tool?

On my Windows Vista PC, there is always an instance of "GoogleUpdate.exe" running. I find this annoying, so I'd like to make sure it doesn't start automatically. This proves to be not so easy, as I ...
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Several unicode characters are not displaying on many big sites (like this: ⁠)

There are several Unicode charactes I'm just seeing as boxes. This happens in Chrome only. The Character Encoding is set to UTF-8, but Autodetection doesn't help. Example: [⁠] You will only see two ...
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How can I remove a suggestion from the Chrome address bar?

I've got a couple of URL autocomplete suggestions where Chrome suggests the wrong URL consistently. How can I delete the incorrect entry from the address bar's suggestion list? The page I want shows ...
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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers? [duplicate]

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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Make Chrome New Tab Totally Blank [duplicate]

I want to open a tab and nothing but a tab. So far, I have used New Tab Redirect! and specified a blank redirect URL, which becomes about:blank. But when I press CMD/CTRL + T it gives focus to the ...
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Printing background colours in Chrome

I'm trying to print a php generated document in Chrome. On the browser it looks fine, but my printer will not print any coloured backgrounds. I know that IE has an option to print background but ...
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How to make Chrome recognize one word queries as a search not a url

When you type a single word, in other words no spaces in a search, Chrome asks you if you meant a url. How do I change this? v. 12.0.712.0
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Make Chrome always execute with flags, for eg., directly opening an HTML file

I want to run Chrome with a given set of flags, always I created a shortcut and added the flag to it in the following way, so my target of the shortcut says: C:\<application-path>\chrome.exe --...
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How can I copy this quote from PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF has garbled text when copy pasting I'm reading a PDF copy of Jerome H. Friedman's paper "Data Mining and Statistics: What's the Connection?" using Google Chrome. It ...
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Chrome shows page shifted left

Courtesy of goal.com Check the pointer that I drew. It doesn't point the right arrow (->), however, it looks like hover on that arrow (arrow turns into green color). Moreover, when I press at that ...
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Browser redirects almost all of links to Adfoc.us

Since yesterday, most of users in our region and as far as I know, many other peoples received a lot of link redirection. most of these redirection are going to adfoc.us website. this redirection ...
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Google Chrome: current address outside of omnibox

Something broke in my chrome install and now my current url is outside to the left of my omnibox: I can even click it as a button and it brings me to that page, also it will always stay blank, even ...
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Clear item from Chrome address bar autocomplete

I use the address bar in Chrome to type in search engine queries. Somehow at some stage, I have mistyped C# as C/#. This makes the browser think I am trying to enter an address on the C drive if ...
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Open browser window at specified screen / coordinates

A customer has a 6-screen setup for each workstation and would like various pages of a web app to be opened automatically in each of the screens on startup or invoking a shortcut. (The target web ...
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How do I disable CSS or make my own CSS style for a specific website in Google Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change default CSS of Google Chrome Hello! I often have to view a website, that has a terrible fonts and formatting, but I really need the info from there. So, I want to ...
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Search bookmarks in Google Chrome address bar

I simply want to search through the bookmarks in Google Chrome as I type in the address bar. I don't want to have to type the full URL just to hit a site already stored in my bookmarks. Google Chrome ...
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Clear cache for specific domain name in chrome

I want to clear the cache for a specific domain name in Chrome. Is there an extension or other method that I can use to do this?
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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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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 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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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 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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Which ports are considered unsafe on Chrome

Some ports generate an error when browsing to them via Chrome (see this related question). Which ports are considered safe, and which are unsafe by default?
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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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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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How can I improve font appearance in google chrome?

. On the left is firefox 4, on the right is chrome 12. Is there a way to make chrome render prettier fonts? The above image was taken on windows xp. Below is another example from windows 7.
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Google Chrome pinned to Windows 7 taskbar not opening under pinned icon

I have both Google Chrome and Eclipse pinned to my taskbar in Windows 7 64-Bit. However, when I launch these programs, they don't appear to open under the pinned taskbar icon Eclipse behaves ...
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Google Chrome (Mac) set keyboard focus from address bar back to page

I'm using the latest Google Chrome (14.0.835.35) on a Mac (10.6.8) There are quite often instances where the address bar has focus and I'd like to get back to the main page (so I can use arrow keys ...
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Make Chrome's Omnibar behave more like the Firefox AwesomeBar

One of my favorite features of the Firefox AwesomeBar is that I can simply type a substring of any URL or page title in my history and it finds all matches sorted by how frequently they were accessed. ...
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Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?

I'm searching on Google a lot. I find it very annoying to move my mouse to the search box and click once so that I can input another search term. I did Googled some time, but no one seems to be ...
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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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How to disable the close (X) button on Google Chrome tabs?

Is there any way to make Chrome not display an X button for each tab? I have two reasons for this: When I have many tabs open, the X buttons take a lot of screen real estate and make the tab titles ...
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How to Make Chrome Not Load Tabs Until They are Selected?

I have over 20 tabs opened in Chrome and need to restart browser from time to time. This browser does not have option similar to Firefox's "Do not load tabs until selected" loading tabs only after ...
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Can I disable the cache in Chrome for specific hosts?

I like using Chrome as my everyday browser, as well as for web dev work. I'd like to be able to prevent Chrome from caching anything from localhost (or really, any arbitrary host name) so that I don't ...