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Anything similar to "about:config" (Firefox) In Google's Chrome ?

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  • The accepted answer is (very) out of date on this now. chrome://flags is pretty much what you're looking for.
    – mwfearnley
    Apr 12 at 12:38

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There is no about:config at the moment.

the feature request on chromium was closed on July 22nd with the status WontFix so you'll probably have to keep bumping the original feature request or open a new request here with additional ideas or features than the previous.

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  • about:config - is it feature available in chrome now ?
    – Hitesh
    Mar 9, 2016 at 13:31
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    @Hitesh No, it is still unavailable. Although you will never get the amount of customization in Chrome that you will have with about:config in Firefox, Chrome://flags might be of use in Chrome. Nov 5, 2016 at 19:03
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    why this is an accepted answer, while there is another better answer?
    – T.Todua
    Aug 12, 2017 at 14:34
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    chrome://about for those unwilling to scroll down
    – Ed Randall
    Jan 14, 2020 at 11:22
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Yes, and no. If by about:config, you mean "special page that lets you configure secret stuff, then it's there, and you can access it through about:flags.

If you want the complete list of pages available on Chrome, try about:about.

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    Nice. And not mentioned on Google's old blog post.
    – Arjan
    Jan 30, 2011 at 12:30
  • Was looking for a way to disable DASH (media source) in Chrome, finally found your answer here. Saved my day! Thanks!
    – dz902
    Apr 12, 2016 at 3:43
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Using about:about converts to chrome://about which consists of ALL settings pages available for Chrome:

chrome://about page

Additionally, you should check the about:flags too.

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    Confirmed; working on Chrome 23.0.1271.95. This should be the accepted answer.
    – amiregelz
    Dec 10, 2012 at 11:23
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    useful stuff, but still no settings for mouse (like mousewheel speed/acceleration etc.) :/
    – razor
    Aug 1, 2018 at 13:21
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    Still working on Chrome 78. The most useful answer out of all. Nov 3, 2019 at 19:27
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On a Google Support forums question entitled "Is there an about:config", on July 10, 2009, user "PatrickB1991" responded with the following:

No, currently there is no about:config page...
But you can vote for
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=16362
and hope it will get implemented sometimes.

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    Your comment is poorly written -- as if Google Support wrote a page titled "Is there an about:config?" with Google seemingly telling people they can vote for it. None of it is the case. Your markup just makes it appear so. Google hasn't encouraged anyone to vote for the feature, and the linked content isn't a question, it's a feature request from a random user.
    – amn
    Oct 20, 2019 at 23:46
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    @amn: Better now? Oct 30, 2019 at 12:54
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There's nothing that's exactly identical to Firefox's about:config, but I'm surprised that nobody's mentioned Chrome's about:flags feature. You can use this to turn on/off experimental browser features. It doesn't give you the granularity that Firefox provides, but it can allow you to do some cool things.

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There is chrome://settings.

It is not a table, as about:config in Firefox, it's tabbed, with tree structure. Every settings page has a URI (chrome://settings/advanced) and even individual options could be linked – for now only using search and clicking on a section of interest (chrome://settings/search#sync).

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    Use About:About to access all hidden pages in Chrome.
    – Moab
    Mar 22, 2011 at 14:42
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    this is, as of the current date, the same as clicking the wrench icon to get to standard settings. Sep 1, 2012 at 6:21

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