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Reasons why new Google Maps is unbearably slow for me?

The new version of Google Maps is unbearably slow for me; both at home and in work. Both machines are Windows 7 64 Bit. My work colleagues have similar specs and never notice any issues. The ...
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Why do StackOverflow code blocks look awful in Chrome 37?

I've just updated Google Chrome to version 37 on my Linux system. Now code blocks look like this: And text while I write this question looks like this: On the same system, the question with code ...
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Change a favicon locally in google chrome

This is a frustrating question, mostly because all searches for this usually give me information on how to change a favicon for a website the user owns. Allow me to elaborate on my issue. I would ...
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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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“Chrome.tabs is not supported…”

I always get this error in Chrome's console. Uncaught Error: chrome.tabs is not supported in content scripts. See the content scripts documentation for more details. But everything works fine. ...
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chrome status bar disappeared

as of last week I had a status bar in chrome. i know it's not on full time, but it does show up when necessary (or at least it did) it was useful for 2 things page loading status link hover info ...
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How do I uninstall Google Chrome *completely* from my Mac?

I have 2 iMacs and just installed OS X Lion (clean install) on one of them (let's call it iMac A). Did a time machine backup and restored that backup to my other iMac (B) to avoid installing twice. ...
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How to open a page in Chrome from the command line, in a new tab or an existing tab as appropriate?

I'm looking for a way to open a given page in Google Chrome from the command line, with the following behaviour: If the given page is already open in a tab, navigate to that tab If the given page ...
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Where do I set/change my Google Chrome passphrase?

Every time I do a fresh install, Google Chrome asks me for my passphrase. I have searched high and low in Google's help forum and have yet to receive or find any form of response. When I do a fresh ...
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Is there a way to disable IPv6 in Google's Chrome?

I'm developing websites in a Windows 7 machine. When I've installed Firefox I've found some performance issue specially on connecting to the localhost, googling around I've discovered that it's ...
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Google Chrome is slow to localhost

For some reason Google Chrome is slow when I'm working against localhost. I had the same problem in Firefox 3.5 but I changed some IPv6 setting in about:config which fixed the issue. I think the same ...
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Chrome: Selecting a link by doing search on its text

I'm trying to use my computer using the keyboard exclusively, without touching the mouse. When browsing the web it can get hard. I use Tab to select links, but there are often dozens of links on a ...
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Can I get an alternative browser (Firefox/Chrome) on Win8 RT?

Where can I find Firefox or Chrome for Win8 RT? I checked both google.com/chrome and firefox.com, but they seem to only have x86 version of the browser, but not ARM.
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How to remotely log out from Google chrome?

Can I log out from Google Chrome in a remote PC where I signed in. I logged in the library PC on my Google Chrome but forgot to log out. How can I log out from the library PC from home?
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How to do a quick find with forward slash in Chrome?

In Firefox forward slash is mapped to quick find. Is it possible to let forward slash behave the same in Google Chrome as in Firefox? To find a link and follow it in a page in Google Chrome I now have ...
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Where is Chrome.exe in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Is it in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe or is it in C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application? Few months ago, a friend of mine said the former. But yesterday, I ...
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Restore old / pre-42 Chrome Bookmarks manager

The new bookmarks manager (chrome://bookmarks/) is now set as default in Chrome 42. Features like copy/paste are missing and I find selecting multiple bookmarks or creating new folder much harder ...
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How can I turn off backspace navigation in Chrome?

Some people seem to want to be able to have the delete key on a Mac behave as a backspace key and go back when navigating web pages (ie, this question here). As I commented there, I believe that this ...
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How to force Chrome to remember a password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I force Google Chrome to remember passwords? Chrome is not trying to remember a password on web.ebuddy.com Is there a way to force Chrome to remember a password for ...
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Is there a Chrome version of Firefox Tilt?

Tilt is a cool new developer-oriented FF extension that lets you visualize a page in 3D. Is there something similar for Chrome?
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How does Google's new re-captcha work?

As far as I know, google has changed its re-captcha to a new one for google chrome browser. Google URL Shortener uses this kind of captcha. This re-captcha verifies that "We are not robot" ...
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Can I enable an extension synced via Google only on some Chrome installs?

Google Chrome's sync feature is quite nice and very useful in many instances, though a few are somewhat annoying. Mouse Gesture extensions somewhat lose their usefulness and occasionally get in the ...
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How does Windows' security warning “do you want to run this file..” work?

In Windows XP, after downloading a file, when I try to run it I get Windows XP Security Warning. Do you want to run this file... always ask before opening this file? I moved the file into ...
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Is it possible to run Chrome with and without web security at the same time?

I recently found out that I can disable Chrome "web security" using a command line argument, making JavaScript development easier. The issue is that I can't seem to run more than one "instance" of ...
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Play/pause pandora.com with a media key

I have a Microsoft keyboard with a play/pause button. Is there a way I can map the play/pause key to the Play/Pause button on the Pandora website? I use Chrome as my browser and am running Windows ...
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How to make Chrome to confirm on quit tab?

Chrome always quit when I click on the X button on a tab, without asking me anything! Even when I close Chrome he do not alert me if I am willing to relay close it? Many times it happened that ...
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Is there any way of making Ctrl+f in Chrome use the selected text, as per Firefox?

One thing that's really bugged me since switching to Chrome is that Ctrl + F behaves slightly differently from Firefox. In Firefox, if you have text highlighted and hit Ctrl + F, it'll start finding ...
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Javascript error console in Chrome?

I know how to do it in Firefox - how do I see Javascript errors in Chrome?
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Overriding Access-Control-Allow-Origin restriction in Google Chrome

I make AJAX calls to URIs which belong to a different domain. Normally in IE I am able to do this via jQuery's CORS support. But this fails in Google Chrome irrespective where CORS support is set or ...
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Middle mouse click doesn't always open links in a new tab in Chrome

I use the middle mouse button to open links in new tabs and to close tabs. But sometimes, clicking the middle mouse button opens links in the current tab instead of in a new tab. It's not random - I ...
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Fullscreen video in Chrome shows URL in corner

When playing a fullscreen video in Chrome, the URL shows in the lower left corner. This happens for YouTube as well as other video players, where sometimes it covers the progress bar. The ...
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Make browser give a custom made note when re-visiting websites

Lately I've been browsing through hundreds of ads on a website similar to craigslist. Due to the similarities of the ads, I have to read through almost the entire ad to decide if it's interesting or ...
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Chrome/Chromium - disable HTML5 LocalStorage and Databases for all webpages /or ask user

My question is about fine tuning of Chrome or Chromium browser. It have support of new generation of cookies: HTML5 LocalStorage and Databases. Some ad sites uses LocalStorage to do user tracking, ...
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Chrome new tab page changed but I want it back

I'm using Google Chrome version 21.0.1180.89 m (on Windows 7). The problem is that I installed an anti-virus program that accidentally changed the home page (I didn't uncheck the option). Now every ...
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How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
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How does Google Chrome installer work?

I have been wondering - how does Google Chrome install in a single click? ...
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how can I force automatic filling to be enabled on webpages?

I'm using the Chrome Browser. I enjoy the "automatic filling" that it uses to fill in things like my address when I'm shopping online. Sometimes I get a message that says: "This webpage has ...
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How to disable Google search result link redirect (on right-click) in Chrome?

When logged in to google, Google search results are redirected (for tracking purposes etc.) This is annoying, as it's not easy to copy paste the URL without visiting the site. If there would be no ...
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Are there any advanced options for Google Chrome's history search?

Google Chrome's history search is somewhat … less powerful than I'd like it to be. Examples: These are some annoyances I've found while trying to work with the Chrome search. Searching for ...
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What is the Google Chrome Pin/Unpin Tab Keyboard Shortcut?

I searched a keyboard shortcut for toggling tab pin in Chrome but couldn't find anything. Anyone knows one?
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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 can I only display top comments for Google+?

Is there an extension (for Chrome or Firefox) that allows viewing of comments only with only a certain number of votes for a post on Google+? I am considering writing one myself, but if it already ...
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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 to save a web page as MHT in chrome?

How do you save a web page as .mht in Chrome? I have Chromium 18. It's supposed to be possible but I can't figure out how...
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Google Chrome constantly asking for Keychain permission?

My Google Chrome installation on Snow Leopard is asking for access to the keychain any time I go to a site with login information... This happened really suddenly - I've restarted and tried different ...
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How can I change the default website connection timeout in Chrome?

I want to change the default timeout in Chrome. In Firefox I can set the value of network.http.connection-timeout in about:config - but how can I do that in Chrome?
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How to disable Google Chrome from sending data to safebrowsing-cache.google.com and safebrowsing.clients.google.com?

Unchecking Enable phishing and malware protection in Chrome's browser settings page does not prevent Chrome from communicating with safebrowsing.clients.google.com and safebrowsing-cache.google.com ...
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How can I make Google Chrome automatically translate a page?

If I visit a page that isn't in my native language, how can I make Google Chrome translate it automatically for me into my native language? Do I need to change any settings, if so where can I find ...
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How to install extensions in Chrome without a Google Account?

I am trying to install a free extension in Google Chrome, but whenever I click "Add To Chrome", I am asked to sign in to a Google account. This has never happened before, and I do not want to use an ...
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My browsers won't use my full screen resolution and also use different resolutions between them

My screen resolution is actually 3200x1800, but when I'm in a browser it acts like I have a smaller resolution. How do I get my browsers to use my full resolution? On Chrome it's using 1280x720, ...