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Chromebook: How do you increase the size of the Chrome webbrowser GUI?

I have a Chromebook with a small screen size and relatively high pixel count (aka resolution)[1]. Some of the text that normally would be easily readable on my large 27 inch screen is literally... ...
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How to conveniently save a plain image in GIMP?

Ever since the move to first class image editing file formats, it is always a pain when I am 100% sure I want to just crop one image and not care about it. I have already copied it and don't want the ...
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How to disable or move “Add to dictionary” in Chrome?

I'm not the best speller and sometimes I miss when I click. Consequently I'm constantly going to chrome://settings/editDictionary and clearing it out because I've accidently added a bit of ...
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How can I set an absolute minimum and maximum rendered font size in firefox?

I really really hate how web pages use douche font-sizes either too small to read or so big a headline takes 1/4 of the viewport. I would like to know if there are any way (addons / user.js / etc) to ...
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Unable to Add Main Folder to BTsync when Subset Folder Exists?

I am using BTsync 2.3.3 in OS X and Android 6.0. Folder A contains folder Alpha that has been already added once in BTsync. You want to add folder A to BTsync but the system says which I think is ...
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To prevent Google Chrome Addons from starting webpages at 1st login?

I have installed some addons. When I set my Google chrome in new computer, those addons always start new pages in new tabs. I would like to prevent this. Examples of such addons: Checker Plus for ...
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single tab bar on chrome dev tools

recent chrome/chromium versions separate the dev tools into two bars. the top one with Elements, Network, Sources, etc and the bottom one with Console, Emulation, Rendering. This is nothing but a ...
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Windows 10 no longer allows dragging pseudo-maximized windows; is there a solution?

Under Windows 10, I can no longer drag around a window that is pseudo-maximized. For example, a Remote Desktop window that is 'maximized' to its maximum size of 1280x1024 (per my .rdp file) must be ...
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To disable hiding of cursor on empty lines in Chromebook's Caret?

The cursor is visible on the top of linenumbers but invisible if get on the empty lines. I think the problem is because of black background; the default cursor on top of editor is a the horizontal ...
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How can you use CHM files well in Chromebook?

I need CHM files for my research work because of their better search capabilities than PDF. I have not found any way to read CHM (Compiled HTML) files on a Chromebook. They are the faster way to read ...
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To hide Google Drive's setting bar

I have very little display and I would like to hide the setting bar having Google Drive's logo, "Search Results" and those buttons: How can you hide Google Drive's setting bar?
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How to toggle JavaScript on demand (Chrome browser)

In Chrome, I know how to manage exceptions by pointing my browser to chrome://settings/content so as to disable JavaScript on just a few sites. But there's this one site which was coded badly, and a ...
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gnome3 annoyances: how to fix un-resizeable windows?

gnome3, while again trying to copy apple shortcomings as if it is the holy grail, made windows opened as modal from other windows un-resizable for no reason at all. and un-movable, because why would ...
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Showing application icon on windows8's windows

Is there any way to display the application icon on it's window borders. like it used to on older version of windows on the top left corner? that new window is beautiful and looks great and have ...
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How to scroll horizontally in IntelliJ IDEA under Windows?

I have a touchpad/trackpad I can scroll horizontally with (two-finger scroll) basically anywhere. Not in IntelliJ IDEA, though. Is there a way to make it work there too? (I do currently use ...
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Reuse Windows user local account settings, export them as back up

I installed Windows 8.1 on completely formatted HDD. I spent about 1 hour to tune is the way I like it. Now, I want that all new user accounts I create on this laptop will be derived from the user ...
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Disable OSX 10.10 dashboard

I noticed that my dashboard was using 25% of my cpu on osx 10.10 after I upgraded... now I want to disable the thing altogether because I never use it and it is doing two things that I do not like, ...
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Powerpivot: how do I avoid measures from computing until I'm done entering multiple measures?

With Powerpivot, I have many measures (>25) to enter in a dataset that has millions of entries. When entering the DAX expressions for the measures, each time I enter one, Powerpivot takes a long time ...
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Disabling drop down menus on websites

Using FireFox, is there a way I can disable drop-down menus on certain websites? These are the menus that automatically drop down—with the list of options, commands, etc…—when you hover your mouse ...