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Is it possible to enable and possibly even configure a Chrome extension on startup of Chrome or by terminal?

Every now and then I need to temporarily disable an extension. I often then forget to re-enable it but it is really important I keep it running as often as possible. I thought that if I can enable the addon through a terminal command then I can run that command on a timer somehow.

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  • Does this answer your question? How to use Google Chrome's "--disable-extension-except" command-line switch?
    – Martheen
    Aug 27, 2020 at 11:33
  • it is not easy to use because one must specify the exact version number. Also, I tried it and couldn't get it to work! I have a further complication in that I do in fact need to specify a setting inside the addon on every restart. (but thank you)
    – atreeon
    Aug 27, 2020 at 11:42
  • For that complexity I'd suggest writing AutoHotKey script to automate your flow
    – Martheen
    Aug 27, 2020 at 11:44
  • thanks @MartheenCahyaPaulo would you know the command to actually change the option of an addon?
    – atreeon
    Aug 27, 2020 at 12:10
  • AutoHotKey is meant to replace mouse clicks and keypress, look it up
    – Martheen
    Aug 27, 2020 at 12:16

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