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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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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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Google Chrome - Open pop-ups in new tab?

Is there a way to set Google Chrome so that it opens pop-ups in tabs instead of opening new windows?
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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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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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Condense Chrome extension buttons

Chrome extensions are starting to take up real estate in my browser window: Is it possible to hide these buttons or display them more economically?
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Is there a browser add-on to filter Google search results?

Is there a way to block specific sites from appearing in Google search? I'm looking for a browser add-on (preferably Google Chrome) - I don't want to create custom search engines or what-not. ...
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what's the whole point of the query/Ctrl-E in Chrome

In Chrome, If i type anything in the omnibar, it will search google for whatever I have typed. If i do a query (Ctrl-E, which basically inserts a question mark at the start of the omnibar and seems ...
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Is it possible to work offline in Google Chrome (as in Firefox?)

I'd like to access cached copies of web pages even when I can't connect to the Internet in Google Chrome. To work offline in Firefox, I can click File -> Work Offline. Is there a similar "offline ...
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How can I search for regular expressions within webpages using Google Chrome or IE?

How can I search for regular expressions like 'foo|bar' on webpages using Google Chrome or IE? I'm aware of the "Regular Expression Searcher" extension, but it does not work for me. (Nothing happens ...
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What is Chrome Canary and how is it different from Google Chrome?

As the question title says it all, I read Google support, I read few things here and there, the only thing they say is it's for developers and it is updated at a rapid speed, but what way exactly it ...
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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 to find which tab a particular Chrome process refers to

I often have 6 or 7 separate Chrome windows open, often with 5-10 tabs in each. When I look at Windows Task Manager, I see each chrome.exe process, with some using a large amount of memory. How can ...
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Does Chrome's Download Manager resume downloads if the connection is lost or closed?

Does Chrome's Download Manager resume downloads if the connection is lost or closed?
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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. Anybody knows where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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How to disable browser cache in Chrome

I don't even use this browser normally, just for testing purposes, and the directory size of "Chrome" in "AppData\Local\Google" is like 500 MB. Is there a way I can disable page cache in Chrome?
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Java plugin doesn't work in Chrome — how can I fix this?

This used to work fine until a week or so ago, and I am not sure what has changed since then. I have just uninstalled what seems to be all the JVM stuff on my machine and reinstalled with the latest ...
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Change default CSS of Google Chrome

I would like to be able to change the default CSS used by chrome, such as removing the underlines for links, etc. However, I cannot find the default CSS file used by Chrome. Does anyone know where it ...
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How do you get multiple rows of tabs in Google Chrome?

Is there any way to get Google Chrome to use multiple rows for tabs? I haven't been able to find an extension, or a mention of this feature coming up in a future release.
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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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Show tabs in Chrome full screen mode?

Firefox can do it, can Chrome? Here's what I'm looking for: http://superuser.com/questions/43964/firefox-always-show-the-tabs-in-fullscreen-mode
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What format does Google Chrome Developer Tools save data as?

I am using Google chrome's developer tools to inspect the timeline of some requests. There is the option of storing them as a .HAR file, but I could not find anything that opens it. In a browser, it ...
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How to make Google Chrome honor my Windows DPI setting?

Google Chrome doesn't seem to respect my DPI setting in Windows. I run at 150 DPI, but Chrome ignores that, meaning that images and text are teeeeeeny tiny. I hit: Ctrl + + Ctrl + + to zoom in. ...
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Getting chrome to open “text” files in a tab

When I look at code samples on the web that are linked to as a .c, .cpp, .h etc file, chrome will download it for me as a file. Is there a way to get it to open the file (which is really just a text ...
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How do I remove a device from the “Other Devices” list on the new tab page?

I use Google Chrome all over the place, and have Chrome Sync set up so I can see what tabs I have open on my other devices. Problem is, one of those devices doesn't exist anymore. It was a VM which I ...
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Chrome bug, got malware or did I did I break it?

I was developing my site when a strange banner appeared. First I thought it was my fault, then that it was the webhost provider fault and now I have no idea of where this comes from. I know it looks ...
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Why does Chrome on Windows 7 not show certain Unicode characters to me?

This Apple question contains the text what is this key? ⎋ Which looks like this to me in Google Chrome: Why is that Unicode character, or others like it, undisplayable in Google Chrome on ...
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Google Chrome: keyboard shortcut to view Resources / Inspect Element?

Google Chrome has a Firebug-like feature where you click on a page element and choose "Inspect Element". I am always jumping into the Resources view to look at HTTP requests. Is there a keyboard ...
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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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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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Case sensitive searches in Google Chrome

Is there a way to perform case sensitive on page searches in Google Chrome? Say I'm searching for "Tree" and I want to exclude all variants such as "tree" or "TREE" which don't match the case I'm ...
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How can I create a URL shortcut in Chrome?

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I want to type in foo, hit enter, and be directed to bar.com.
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Can I save a session in Chrome?

Is there a way to save sessions in Chrome? I'm a longtime Firefox user, and am used to being able to save a session containing multiple tabs so I can go back to it at any time. I'm trying to switch ...
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Why does Chromium connect to Google on startup?

I installed Chromium on Ubuntu from the official repositories. I disabled everything in the "Privacy" section am not logged in set my default search to duckduckgo set my first page to an empty tab ...
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How to customize Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts?

I would like to customize keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome. For example, I would like to map the keys combination Ctrl+Shift+W to the command "Close Other Tabs", instead of right-clicking on a ...
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Chrome: Hide Extension Errors in JavaScript Console

Is there a way to prevent extensions from showing up in the console of the developer tools window? It's annoying to be looking for JavaScript errors and have to ignore errors that are always there. I ...
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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 open URLs as URLs, instead of searching

I have a local Apache server running, which is defined through /etc/hosts as "apache". So I often open pages like: http://apache/website/ Normally, this works fine. However, since I am using a more ...
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Editing HTML source code with Google Chrome

In Internet Explorer I can open a local .html file and edit it by selecting "Source" in the "View" menu," make a quick change, and then "Refresh" (reload) the web page. How can I do that with Google ...
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Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome?

I seem to remember this being out of the box in Firefox and I'd love to get the same functionality in Chrome. Perhaps it's an issue because each tab is a separate process?
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Keystroke to reload a page without cache in Chrome for OS X

According to the Chrome Docs, the Ctrl/Shift+F5 keystroke is only supported on Windows. Is there any keystroke I can do to fully reload a page without the cache on Chrome for Mac?
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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 set Google Chrome Canary as the default browser on Windows 8?

Normally, Google Chrome Canary cannot be set to be the system's default browser - it shows the following message in its settings: This is a secondary installation of Google Chrome, and cannot be ...
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How can I delete current session in Chrome?

I'm using Google Chrome and want to delete the current session data on the fly. I can do this on Firefox with the web developer extension, but Chrome doesn't seem to have the same option in their ...
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Teach Google Chrome to understand custom TLD

For development on local machine I've set domains with custom top level domain .nt. But Google Chrome doesn't know about this top level domain, so, if I enter example.nt in location bar, then google ...
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Increase most visited page display in google chrome?

I want to display more Most Visited pages in google chrome, currently only 9 pages are being displayed, how can I increase them to 12 or 20 ??
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Good Mouse gestures extension for Google Chrome on Linux? [closed]

On Firefox, I use the extension Firegestures. A while ago, I tested a few ones for Google Chrome, but they were all very buggy, poor in term of features or Windows-only (I'm on GNU/Linux). Now there ...
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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 automatically open “saved” pdfs in system viewer on chrome?

As discussed in ghacks and slashdot Chrome no longer lets you automatically open downloaded pdfs in your System viewer. In general, I like using the built-in Chrome PDF viewer, but for some longer ...
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Desktop applications are unable to launch my browser in Windows 8

I have a fresh copy of Windows 8 Pro installed from MSDN. I have Google Chrome installed (stable channel) and it is set as my default browser. I even went into Control Panel > Default Programs to ...