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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 re-enable Java plugin on Google Chrome 42

As stated in NPAPI deprecation: developer guide: In April 2015 (Chrome 42) NPAPI support will be disabled by default in Chrome and we will unpublish extensions requiring NPAPI plugins from the ...
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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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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 open a set of tabs together quickly?

How to open a set of tabs together quickly? I normally use "Pin Tab" in a session, and if Chrome is closed normally, the previous set of pinned tabs will be opened pinned automatically next time. ...
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Make Chrome New Tab Totally Blank

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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Reset Chrome download manager to default

As backstory: I installed fileserve manager to help me download files from fileserve, and was rather annoyed to put it lightly that it became the default download manager for all downloads in Chrome. ...
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Why don't the Google Docs CTRL + ALT shortcuts work?

I'm currently using Google Docs, but when I try to use the keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+Alt+M it gives µ instead. Is Chrome (9) overruling Google Docs in some way? How can I get these shortcuts ...
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Disable “This type of file can harm your computer” nag in chrome

I don't want to see that Discard/Keep dialog when downloading a pdf file in browser. I just want it to automatically save to my default location. I'm using chrome on Ubuntu 13.04.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I make Google Chrome's minimize, restore and close buttons match those of other programs? [closed]

I like the way Google Chrome puts the tabs above the address bar, but I don't like the way the minimize, restore, close buttons are a different shape to every other program's. It means that if I sit ...
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Modifying the search engines in Google Chrome

I'd like to change the default google search from Chrome to http://www.google.ro/search?q=${search}&esrch=BetaShortcuts the reason being the the localised version of the search engine does not ...
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Customize specific websites on chrome's new tab page

Chrome's new tab offers the 8 websites you like to visit. Unfortunately for one of the sites, 4chan.org, the main page is a directory, not somewhere I want to go. I would like the 4chan.org thumb 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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Can I restore closed tabs after quitting Chrome?

I closed Chrome by accident. Now all the tabs I had open are presumably gone. I don't want to risk anything by starting Chrome now before asking for help. I fear that they will be permanently lost ...
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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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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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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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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 automatically adding websites to my list of search engines?

I have noticed that certain websites (e.g. Stack Exchange sites, Dell, etc.) are automatically added to my list of search engines in Google Chrome. They even add a keyboard shortcut to their entry. ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Starting Google Chrome in application mode

How do I start Google Chrome in application mode? What I want is to surf to a website, such as www.facebook.com, directly without borders or address bar, etc.
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What is 1e100.net and why do I have TCP ports open to it?

I see my PC has TCP connections open to 1e100.net. Looking at the content this seems to be a Chinese site and I immediately feared the worst re viruses/malware. Then I checked the whois record and ...
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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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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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Location of Chrome cache on Mac OS X

After a bit of Googling, I'm able to find the location of Chrome cached files on Windows but not on OS X. Would anyone know what the location is for Mac?
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How can I have multiple browsing sessions in Google Chrome?

I often need multiple browsing sessions for logging into multiple services with different accounts at one time. I don't want to have to use multiple browsers, nor do I want to use a different release ...
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How can I use Autohotkey to focus on an existing Google Chrome tab, not a “container” window?

How can I use Autohotkey to focus on an existing Google Chrome tab, not a "container" window? Details Google Chrome seems to represent each window with a container window handle, which contains one ...
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Force-refreshing only JavaScript files in Firefox and Chrome

I want to clear only JavaScript files from my web browsers (Firefox and Chrome). I am doing JavaScript debugging, and it's annoying that my JS just won't get updated whenever I change my JS files. The ...
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Google Chrome plugin/bookmarklet: “open in Firefox”?

Is there a plugin or a bookmarklet for Chrome which opens the current page in Firefox? Update: Thanks Phoshi for the suggestion. Here is my AutoHotKey script (not messing with the clipboard...): ...
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Where are temporary files in Chrome stored?

Internet Explorer stores .flv temp files in temporary folder when viewing YouTube. So it's easy to find a copy of that .flv file. How about Google Chrome? Where does it store browsing temp data?
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Chrome cookies folder in Windows 7

Where does Google Chrome store its cookies when running on Windows 7?
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What is Chrome default cache size limit?

What is Chrome default cache size limit? Where it can be found?
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How to start different profiles with Google Chrome when startup?

How do I start different profiles with Google Chrome with different favorites, and so on?
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Disable ability to pull a tab off of Chrome

I'm so sick of mistakenly pulling my Chrome tabs out of the tab list when i click on it, and having it open in a new window. I'm always pulling them off, then having to drop them back. Does anyone ...
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Memory leak in Google Chrome

As a developer it is very common for me to have 2-3 different IDE's open, 10-15 google chrome windows which can hold up to 200 open tabs (I know I get out of hand some times), Photoshop, couple ...
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How to disable Chrome themes/skins and get default window decorations

Is there a way to disable Chrome's custom window skinning such that it lets the OS draw standard window title bars, borders, etc, in the style I have configured the OS to draw such things with? I ...