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How to open pdf in Chrome's integrated viewer without downloading it

So I was really excited about the new integrated pdf viewer in chrome. However when I click on a pdf file link, chrome offers to download it instead of opening it inside its viewer. How do i get it ...
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Can I turn off Google Chrome's new prerendering?

According to the Google Chrome Blog for Thursday, January 5, 2012, Chrome had added a beta feature where it sometimes loads a web page in the background before you finish typing the URL. When you do ...
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Chrome Bookmarks to default in new Tab?

Is there a way to get my bookmarks (wired to my bookmarks bar) to open them (by default) into a new tab? It seems to me that this would be a terrific option to build in. I am all about reducing ...
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Chrome displays a page for split second then it goes blank

Google Chrome has been getting worse and worse over the last few months. When I open many (but not all) web pages, as soon as the page is done loading, the browser window goes completely blank. ...
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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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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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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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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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Multiple chrome.exe processes in Task Manager

I know that each new tab on Google Chrome have its own process, but I have 14 chrome.exe processes running actually as I can see it on the Task Manager, and only two tabs are opened on Google Chrome. ...
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Unable to access most internet sites error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

I have problems accessing most websites, only a couple work (grooveshark, google, facebook). On almost all others I get errors. Here is what I got using different browsers: Opera: This website is not ...
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How to add Separator to Google Chrome Bookmarks Bar?

Google chrome is an Excellent browser but the Bookmarks interface is more difficult than Mozilla Firefox. There is no Separator. It maybe not a big problem for many users, but when they have too many ...
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In Mac Chrome, how can I return focus from the address bar to the page? [duplicate]

I can press Cmd-L to get to the address bar, but I can't find a keystroke to bring me back to the page. It sounds like Esc works on Windows, but it doesn't work on the Mac. Is there an equivalent?
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How can I install an old version of Google Chrome

I have a specific requirement (probably silly!) for testing a browser of Chrome. I realize this requirement isn't the most logical, but politics being what they may I'd like to know the technical ...
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How to add a self-signed certificate as an exception in Chrome?

I have a number of network devices that I access over HTTPS. However, they are self-signed certificates, so Chrome displays a warning page. In earlier versions of chrome, I seem to remember an "add ...
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Where is Google Chrome Crash Dump Located?

I am going Google Chrome, on Windows XP. Sometimes it crashed, and I want to know where the crash dump is located, just for fun.
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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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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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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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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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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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Google Chrome Window Resize “Sticking” on OS X

I'm using the most recent version of Google Chrome (34.0.1847.131 at the time of writing) on OS X 10.8.5, and for a few months I've been having intermittent issues resizing browser windows. There ...
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Disable Google Chrome session restore functionality [duplicate]

Chrome offers to restore the last session when it did not shutdown properly (power outage, Chrome crashed, ...). How do I disable that? (Setting or command line switch) I'm using a batch file that ...
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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 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 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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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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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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How do I set a custom zoom in Chrome?

In IE 9 you can type in whatever number you want to get the perfect zoom but in Chrome all I see is the + and - in the drop menu. How do I choose a custom zoom and set it as the default?
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Add to iCloud Reading List from Chrome?

In Chrome (on Windows), how can I add a webpage to my iCloud Reading List to read later on my iPad? My iOS devices (iPad, iPhone) are already set to synchronize their bookmarks via iCloud.
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How can I get google chrome to switch tabs using the mouse wheel?

At home I'm running Fedora 17, and I've grown accustomed to quickly scanning through open tabs by using the mouse wheel while hovering over the tab bar. It's a very natural gesture for me now. At ...
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How can I remove OLD history from Google Chrome?

I'm working on a laptop with a modest hard drive, and 500MB is taken up with Google Chrome "History Index" and "Thumbnails" files. Some of these files are a year old. Chrome offers me the option to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Fake online website when offline

I am developing a website using a local server, but I have remote dependencies. I would like to fake requests for files from remote servers. For instance, when the browser makes a request for ...
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Killing all instances of Chrome on the command-line?

In some cases killing a single tab/process doesn't do it and I need to close Chrome entirely. Since Chrome has multiple processes, how can I close all of them at once? I know that... pgrep chrome ...
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Why can't I go directly to the Oracle sign on page?

When I paste this URL (below) into my web browser... Chrome or IE https://login.oracle.com/mysso/signon.jsp I get an error saying ... Error! Do not use bookmarked URL. Please type the URL you are ...
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How to hide the bookmark bar?

I would like to completely disable the bookmark bar from Google Chrome and I don't find any information on the web. If I disable the bookmark bar, it still appears in an embedded bar to the Google ...
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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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How to know if Google Chrome has finished synchronizing?

I use a dual boot machine, and have setup chrome browser to sync my bookmarks, apps and other data. Now, if I boot open windows, add some bookmarks, install chrome app/extension,etc then how do 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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Large image to clipboard freezes computer

So I was messing around with some height map images and found this one: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/15/Srtm_ramp2.world.21600x10800.jpg This image is 21600x10800 when I right ...
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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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Chromium: The Hunt [closed]

Where do I download Chromium? It seems unnecessarily confusing. Why isint there a big download button on the Chromium website? Chromium Download Link: ...
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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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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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How to export opened tabs in Chrome?

Are there any extensions for Chrome that allow me to export all currently opened tabs as a text file, containing all the URLs of those tabs? I don't necessarily need it to be a text file if there is ...
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Why can't Chrome load a web page? ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED

Chrome gives this error, yet I can ping the server! The server at www.odesk.com can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed. DNS is the network service that translates a website's name to ...
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How can I disable Ctrl+Shift+W on Chrome for Windows 7

I just accidentally pressed Ctrl+Shift+W again and lost some work. I like using CTRL+W for individual windows, but I never want to close everything. Is there a way to disable this on Chrome?