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How can I share my Google Chrome search engine entries?

Relatively simple sqlite3 solution After taking a look at all the solutions in this thread, what helped me most is knowing that both the search engines and site search entries are saved in the ...
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Can you force install a website as PWA on Chrome?

As others have pointed out, the concept of a "PWA" has certain requirements beyond being installable - like offline support. The name is often used interchangeably with the idea of an "...
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shortcut to bring hidden Chrome window to front on Mac?

Ctrl + Down Arrow on mac shows all open windows of the currently selected application.
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Chrome's print page is grayed out and stuck for all webpages, but works perfectly for PDF files

Turns out it's an official bug as reported in https://issues.chromium.org/issues/339994760 and encountered by various users. Will update here if it's solved.
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How can I change the user icon in Chrome Browser?

TLDR; you have to TURN OFF SYNC, then turn it on again. Go to https://myaccount.google.com/ Click on your picture and click "Change". After changing your picture, for it to appear on your ...
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Switching back to last *used* tab on Chrome

I've created this extension which allows switching to last tab using Alt+Shift (win) and Option+Shift (mac). If you keep the keys pressed for more than 0.15 sec, a tab switcher opens up where you can ...
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How to remove the Chrome's arrow-pointing-down button on upper left that was added in version 118.0.5993.89?

Latest update - 4-26-24 - Google has eliminated the flags to change the layout as of version 125. There is no solution any more, they simply screwed everyone. Time to switch to another browser.
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How to quickly hide all the extensions in Chrome for the purpose of recording and screensharing?

I recommend (another) extension called "Extension Manager" for this. It has a setting to turn off all extensions with 2 clicks: Click the Extension icon Move the cursor to "Default&...
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My Chrome tab memory usage increases with every tab reload going up to 2GB per tab

I had tried disabling all chrome extensions but it had not worked before. I just disabled the extensions again and restarted chrome and issue is fixed. The issue was being caused by an extension that ...
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"Sign in to Chrome" missing; No syncing options in chrome://settings; Chrome: 37.0.2062.102

I know this question is very old and already got an answer. However, many users may face this issue still in 2024 and may come here to find a solution. So I am sharing the latest way to fix the "...
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Software on Windows crashing/OOMing with RAM well below 100%

The problem was that my page file was too small. After increasing the size of my page file, the problem went away entirely. I increased the size to the recommended 1.5x my RAM (I have 16GB of RAM, so ...
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The Windows trusted the self-signed certificate but Google Chrome returned the NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID error

Okay, I've identified the problem and found a solution. The command line and configuration file I used generated the certificates in question without any problem. The error was determined to be due to ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED in Chrome for specific domain (and 127.0.0.1) but localhost works, other browsers work for all of it

I needed to add a new binding of ssl in the iis website binding. Bad product of Microsoft. Why do I have to struggle with guessing how to fix it instead of getting a specific error message?
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How do I customize the appearance of Chrome 120

Start Chrome with the --disable-features=CustomizeChromeSidePanel argument. You can append that in the "Target" field in the properties of the shortcut: source
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How to prevent programs from reading Chrome data?

The basic restriction is that if one process, like Chrome, running in your logged-in user session with your user permissions can read the data (without asking for a password), then any other process ...
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How can I log out of Teams account from old organization (Chrome)

For anyone still strugglin with the same problem like me {on linux Ubunutu 22.04}: As a temporary solution, you can start the teams chat via web-browser based Outlook. Log into web outlook (or ...
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How can I open a URL in Google Chrome from the terminal in OS X?

The current syntax for this would be: /usr/bin/open -a "/Applications/Google Chrome.app" --url 'https://google.com' If you want to have a few more options... -g, --background | opens ...
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How to print on Chrome with website info (printed file URL)?

See the image here:To print a webpage with URL at the bottom (header & footer Click the link to see the image. go to the right most three vertical dots browse dropdown and select print In the ...
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How to disable mouse back and forward shortcuts in CHROME?

I've found the simplest solution to this. Just open the mouse manager software and select Chrome, then specify the buttons. As I'm using Logitech mouse this is how it looks like.
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How can I make Firefox or Chrome ignore the system time on Mac OS?

No need for virtual machines. If you are testing something manually, e.g. in Chrome, you can change time information temporarily in Dev tools (F12) -> kebab menu icon -> More tools -> ...
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Add a bookmarklet in Google Chrome

bookmarks and lists look for words like that its considered favorites in edge go to show bookmark bar in chrome of show book marks all time in edge. Just might need to do some hunting then you need ...
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Upper limit of the number of tabs that Onetabs supports

The primary factors for how much data a program can handle are appropriate data structures and algorithms. When it comes to presenting this data on-screen, that’s a concern, too. A too-simplistic GUI ...
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Chromium has no audio

I had the same problem. Instead, I opened "pavucontrol" and changed Playback from "Built in Audio Analog"... to "Simultaneous output to"... and sound instantly worked. ...
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Reload JavaScript/CSS Resources Without reloading HTML

You can refresh your website/blog in Google Chrome's developer tools without actually refreshing it by using the "Reload" button or the "Ctrl + R" keyboard shortcut in the Network ...
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Fixing "file can't be downloaded securely" error in Google Chrome

This article gave me the idea to put https:// in front of the URL / link. This way I was able to resolve the download of file, without a security compromise.
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How can I go to the next slide of a PDF opened in Chrome, so that the next slide takes the entire vertical space of the screen?

Firstly, please take note that this PDF viewer you have in Chrome is not the default Chrome PDF Viewer. It is the Google Scholar PDF Reader. So if you'd rather have the regular behavior you can ...
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How can I make Firefox or Chrome ignore the system time on Mac OS?

Put your testing environment into a virtual machine, for example UTM or Parallels, and disable time synchronisation with the host/internet.
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Disable the "You've gone full screen" notification in Chrome

If you wish to remove the notification window, there are two methods available to you. You’ll need a tool like Spy++ to obtain the window size of the notification. Using AutoHotKey By leveraging ...
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Open PDFs in Adobe instead of in Google Chrome

I liked @Jake Bathman's answer, which doesn't disable the Chrome PDF viewer entirely (e.g., PDF links can still open in Chrome), and instead just changes the preference for downloaded PDFs. Since ...
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identify noisy tab across multiple chrome windows?

In the latest version of Chrome this is even easier. Click on the Search tabs symbol (downwards pointing caret) at the top left of the browser window. Audio and video tabs are listed at the top, and a ...
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Is there a universal link on macOS that opens chrome to a specific website?

I don't know of a Universal Link per se, but in Shortcuts you can use a "Run Shell Script" step to tell Chrome to open a URL like so: /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ ...
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Getting Chrome to open an `.html` file in a new window

I have tried context menu editing and other default app config but this suited me better. By editing the registry: Open regedit from search or run Search for the following "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\...
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Bulk open multi tab using Google Chrome Console

More elegant code. Open Developer console by hitting F12 on your keyboard, and then enter the following code: var str = ` https://google.com https://google.com/mail https://google.com/images `; var ...
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How to move bookmarks across Google Chrome profiles

No it certainly shouldn't. But it definitely does.. Me for instance, need my damned bookmarks brought over because I have links to private sites I need access to. But it's not possible, or at least ...
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How to clear Chrome/Chromium Edge Service Worker cache?

You can go to chrome://settings/content/all and order by Data Stored, as it will show all the websites taking most data on your Worker Cache.
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Windows blocks downloads from server "Blocked by your organization"

It does not matter if you are located with your personal computer in your personal network - you are most likely logged into your work environment. Within this framework you are bound by the ...
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Windows blocks downloads from server "Blocked by your organization"

It does not matter if you are located with your personal computer in your personal network - you are most likely logged into your work environment. Within this framework you are bound by the ...
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How do I view, add or edit Cookies in Google Chrome?

At least for Chrome v124, it's now chrome://settings/content/all.
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How can I make OSX remember the desktop assignment of different chrome windows

I have solved this issue by developing a small personal module for Hammerspoon, based on the hs.spaces package, that cycles through every space and stores the windows and their sizes on each space. ...
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How to change Google chrome windows order in the Windows task panel

What usually works for me is : Create a new chrome window. From the window, which you want to move, select all the tabs by holding Ctrl and selecting the tabs. Right Click >> Move tab to new ...
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How to close all chrome tabs from same site (eg. google.com)

You can check out the chrome extension Manage Tabs by Domain extension to Google Chrome from the Chrome Web Store. Quite helpful. So, what the extension does is that it not only helps in grouping the ...
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Is it possible to generate PDFs of the entire scrollable web page?

If you're looking to capture entire webpages, including lengthy transcripts, I highly recommend Systweak PDF Editor. It allows you to save complete webpages as multi-page PDFs, ensuring no content ...
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How do you block referrer logging in Google Chrome?

The --no-referrers commandline flag was removed in commit 361ea62 in 2019 Sep 24. It is superseded by the enable_referrers preference. Ex. "enable_referrers": false, For the location of the ...
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How can I assign the F5 key to be refresh in Chrome on Mac OS X?

Many years later. And now, with Karabiner-Elements, the same can be accomplished with the following code: { "description": "F5 => Cmd+R (Reload, only in browsers)", &...
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How to make All Chrome Threads Run High CPU Priority?

I want instead to set all threads to Low Priority, not to high priority which the thread starter wants, so that their CPU-usage doesn't interfere with my game and make my gameplay microstutter and ...
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What's 'Custom' in chrome's Customize fonts setting?

It looks like Chrome's font settings appears as "Custom" when fonts are not found. After installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer package, they appear correctly.
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Chrome suddenly automatically opens PDF files in Adobe Acrobat after download

I have absolutely no idea why Adobe would make an option like this default, as some pdf files might be carry malware. To fix this problem you can adjust a setting in your Adobe Reader Preferences (use ...
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Google Chrome is stuck on version 70.55.49213

Are you sure the binary is actually the old version? I remember something about there is a version on the MSI installer that is different than chrome.exe version and in rare instances the registry ...
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High CPU usage detected Message

If I clicked on the popup message a few times it opened a sidebar in Edge called Browser essentials where I was able to report that they were sending too many notifications.
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