Hot answers tagged

33

Since the link to the snapshots seems to change more often then I can keep track off I recommend using this link Chromium AppSpot Download to download the latest binaries for each OS. It detects your OS and then offers the latest build automagically. You can find snapshots of all the nightly builds of Chromium here: Chromium Builds Each OS has a ...


32

Viewing and creating MHTML files in current versions of Google Chrome is supported by toggling the "Save Page as MHTML" option on the chrome://flags page. However, enabling this experimental option disables saving pages as HTML-only or HTML Complete files. From the chrome://flags page: Save Page as MHTML Mac, Windows, Linux Disables saving pages as ...


29

I had built a Chrome extension which does this. Note: I built this for just 2 sites - just for the heck of it - by no means it's professional quality™. Please don't flame me for crappy code :) Edit: Updated to manifest v2, which brings in certain additional restrictions. manifest.json { "name": "URL Redirect", "version": "0.2", "description": ...


23

Here's a piece of javascript you can put into your browser's omnibox or into a bookmark: javascript:window.open(location.href, "detab", "toolbar=0"); window.close() This will open a new window with your current page without tabs and close the current page.


21

In short, you can't, and it doesn't seem to be coming. I'm guessing they're trying to teach you good tab management and to let make you play with the tab ripping. There are many alternative solutions to tab overload though. Take a look at TooManyTabs and Chrome's new verticle tab commandline switch.


17

As stated by Diago, you can download binary releases via the chromium-browser-snapshots repository. Combine this with a quick check of which version_number you need at omahaproxy, and you get a nice direct link to your desired "stable release" without accessing the slow snapshot lister website. ...


16

Chrome provides the ability to block HTML5 LocalStorage as part of its cooking-blocking functionality. Just click the Menu icon and choose Options (or Preferences on UNIX-like platforms), click Show advanced settings..., select Content Settings, and choose the Block any sites from setting data option: While you're there, you can select Manage Exceptions ...


15

To make the javascript snippet from @drnessie's answer easily accessible, do the following: right-click on the omnibar and select "Edit Search Engines" Add a new entry under "Other Search Engines" with the following fields: Name: Hide tab bar Keyword: ht URL: javascript:window.open(location.href, "detab", "toolbar=0"); window.close() To open the current ...


14

This is where you can get all the Chromium binaries as they are released: http://build.chromium.org/f/chromium/snapshots/


13

This could have to do with hardware acceleration. If you are using Flash: Right click on the video, go to Settings and in the first tab toggle the acceleration checkmark. Go to http://www.youtube.com/testtube and enable HTML5. If you are using HTML5: Go to http://www.youtube.com/testtube and disable HTML5. Right click on the Flash video, go to ...


13

The page searchdomaincheck returns your preferred Google domain. For me, visiting it returns https://www.google.com/ normally, but https://www.google.com.py/ in a temporary profile and incognito mode. This is its main function, although I fail to see why it is needed if you're not using the Google search engine. To make this possible, Chromium has to be ...


12

The majority of references about this subject are old. If you have an old version of Chromium, follow edvinas.me answer. For current versions of Chromium (today it is on the 33), here is what you should do: Go to chrome://settings Click on "Show advanced settings..." Unmark the Predict network actions to improve page load performance box. Check if the DNS ...


11

Not possible without an extension. Get this one: Empty New Tab Page https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/empty-new-tab-page/dpjamkmjmigaoobjbekmfgabipmfilij This extension will load a totally blank new tab and remove the about:blank from the location bar. Works great!


10

SuperSorter is a nice Chrome extension that seems to do the job. It's still in beta, but the removal of duplicates seems to work just fine.


10

Chromium uses one process per plugin, one process per renderer (which corresponds to the number of tabs, generally speaking), and another browser process to manage all of the renderers. The renderers each run in their own sandboxes and can't directly use your disk, network, or display, which they must request access to through the browser process so that ...


9

I have developed a pre packaged user friendly redirector called Switcheroo if you're interested: Setup custom redirect rules for any http request i.e pages, scripts, images etc. Uses a simple string replace to do this.


9

Quit Chrome (ensure you don't have any running) Find the Chrome application directory (e.g., on windows, it is %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data Put your new avatar png file in the "Default" subdirectory. Edit "Local State" in a good text editor Find the "profile" section; it resembles this: "profile": { "info_cache": { ...


9

Updated Answer Make sure you clean Chrome's cache. Type this in address bar: chrome://net-internals/#dns Then click Clear host cache button. Old Answer Chromium is using Google's internal DNS by default (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) To disable it: Click on Tools menu (a little wrench icon), then go to Options. ‬Click on the Under the Hood tab. ‪3. ‬Under ...


9

UPDATE: It seems the core issue with images not loading stemmed from the way the EFF’s HTTPS Everywhere plugin/extension handled some Tumblr URLs. The developer’s were notified and a fix appears to be in place. This answer basically breaks down the detective work done to uncover the issue as outlined by the initial question and could prove useful for further ...


8

There is a known problem - Issue 7160: Wrong font for Japanese characters in English language Chrome, dating from January 2008 but unfixed until today. Only workarounds contributed by users are available, none of which is perfect and some contradict each other. It seems that the only real solution at the moment is to keep on using Firefox. Workaround 1 : ...


8

If you prefer to use only latest stable Chromium release (or latest good Chromium build, for Windows users), check this website: http://chromium.woolyss.com/ The site is auto-updated each day.


8

Did you check Google Chrome's help forum?: Start chrome with blank page. It's true that if you go to 'Options' > 'Basic' > 'On Startup' > 'Open the following pages' and then add 'about:blank', that chrome starts with an empty page, but still, it doesn't achieve the previous behaviour, because with these settings, on the address bar it will ...


7

Extensions are run in their own processes. In Chrome's Wrench menu, you can go to Tools → Task Manager to see what all the processes are being used for.


7

Have a look at these articles (at your own risk): How to Detect and Delete Broken Bookmarks From Your Browser using AM Deadlink Scan, Delete Duplicate Bookmarks in Chrome with Bookmark Sentry


7

Take a look at TabsOutliner extension. It gives you editable overview of all the windows and tabs in Chrome. Here is a screenshot:


7

As per the site Performance Note: Google Chrome Portable may run slowly from some flash drives. You can speed this up by copying GoogleChromePortable.ini from the GoogleChromePortable\Other\Source directory to the GoogleChromePortable directory and editing it to set RunLocally=true. If you do so, be sure to allow Google Chrome Portable time to copy your ...


7

I know I am a bit late in the game to answer this question Still I would like to answer this for future readers. Have a look at Requestly - A Chrome Extension to modify Network Requests. Currently, You can setup rules for Redirect a request URL to another url. Block some requests. Replace some part in URL with another string. (Even whole URL can be ...


7

You cannot change the shortcut keys in Google Chrome unless you install an extension. However, you can add a new search engine in Chrome's Omnibox (address bar) by going to Go to Options > Basic > Default Search > Manage.. Add in a new search engine and call it I'm feeling lucky. Use a suitable shortcut key such as l. Use the following URL: ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible