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“Open Sans” font on Google Drive not rendering in Chrome only

This problem only happens in Chrome (I'm using the latest beta version) and possibly Safari (both being WebKit browsers, and I having not tested on the latter). The font Open Sans renders properly on ...
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Is there a web view of my synchronized Google Chrome bookmarks?

Google Chrome synchronizes my bookmarks between computers. When I am away from a computer that has Chrome on it is there a way to view these bookmarks on the web?
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Gmail history for every gmail account linked

I logged into my son's email account, to check his history, and I was extremely shocked that my work gmail account history showed up on his history page. How do I stop this "sharing across Gmail ...
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Is there a way to disable YouTube HTML5 video player in Chrome?

A few weeks ago, YouTube started showing half of their videos in HTML5 player for me. Is there a way to force it back to using Flash player only (in Chrome)? (I'm opted out of HTML5 trial at ...
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I'm in a loop: "Sync Error: Update Sync passphrase

My Chrome sync will not work. I cannot remember my pass phrase. In order to change it I am directed to my Google Dashboard which then says Your account seems to be empty. To start using sync, ...
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Gmail Desktop Notifications not Showing Properly

Gmail desktop notifications are not showing up properly. Browser: Chrome, OS: Windows 7 I have Chrome open on my 2nd monitor (not main monitor), and it is currently an open tab. I have not been ...
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How to disable YouTube HTML5 player? ( & Auto Play)

Every day I go through my YT subscriptions list and open every new video in a new tab (CMD + click). Then I play the 1st new video, close the tab, switch to the next tab.. Several weeks ago all ...
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How to pause Youtube videos on Ubuntu with Chrome

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 with Google Chrome. I cannot pause Youtube Videos like it used to be and like I read in different places after my research with the spacebar. What happens is, that when I press ...
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Hide twitter recommendations for chrome?

I'm on Chrome and want to hide the worst feature ever to introduce to Twitter - the "who to follow" box. There's a few extensions out there, however sadly they don't come up-to-date with the new ...
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Certificate error for Gmail

Over the past couple of days, I have been trying to access Gmail in Chrome by navigating to https://gmail.com. As seen in the error below, it says the server identifies itself as mail.google.com not ...
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YouTube videos automatically set to mute

YouTube videos have all started playing with the audio slider set to mute. I can slide the volume on for each video to hear the audio, but when opening a new video it's also automatically set to mute. ...
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How to add to Google bookmarks lists through the browser using Google toolbar, an extension or a bookmarklet?

Google added a good feature for their bookmarks called lists, which will let me organize my bookmarks better. Is there a way I can bookmark an URL directly to one of my Google Bookmarks lists? Hope ...
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What are the advantages of Chrome Web Store? [closed]

Is Chrome Web Store going to be just another web directory managed by Google for their own purposes? What would be the benefit to a regular user of web applications if and if not using the Chrome ...
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Google Chrome shows “Get @username's tweets emailed to you” and Mozilla doesn’t

Google Chrome shows Get @username's tweets emailed to you when we visit the URL https://twitter.com/username without logging. But this option is not shown in Mozilla Firefox. Is there a way to hide ...
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When will I be able to use the Chrome Web Store? [closed]

When is the Chrome web store going to be able to be used? The more specific the date range, the better - including predictions based on your knowledge.
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Why are there Chrome apps for Drive but also Slides, Docs, and Sheets?

I'm having trouble understanding the separation here, because I can view all my offline stuff in the Drive app and open them, so what are the other apps for? When I open slides or sheets or docs, ...
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Does YouTube's upload page prevents Windows from entering sleep mode while uploading?

If I set Windows to suspend the computer after 30 min of inactivity in the Control Panel and leave a video uploading in Google Chrome, will the computer suspend or will the upload page prevent the ...
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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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Gmail crashing in Chrome?

Since the change in Gmail's interface, I've noticed that the Gadgets I use have disappeared. When I tried to expand Gmail's sidebar there were no line with three dots to grab and today I couldn't ...
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Changing color scheme for some sites [closed]

I have often visit sites with bad color scheme. There is light gray text on white background. Is any simple way to apply custom (css?) rules for such sites? I am using google-chrome.
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Embedded Youtube videos are missing fullscreen functionality

If I view videos on Youtube, I see the fullscreen button, as well as being able to double-click the video. If a youtube video is embedded on a non-youtube site however, I'm missing both the button ...
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What is the single/alone URL for Hangouts chat?

I want to have the URL for Hangouts, in order to open it directly, similar to the one used for Google Contact. That is, I don't want the Hangouts to be a popup to the G+ site. Is such thing ...
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Infinite redirect loop after search performing from Google search box in Google Chrome. How do I fix it?

Got redirect loop after any Google search performing from Google search box (see screenshot below), while search from Omnibox (google default search engine) does not induce any redirecting. Tried: ...
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Why my Gmail goes partially unencrypted whenever I start writing a new message?

When I enter my Gmail account (Ubuntu precise, Firefox with a few addons—AdBlock, WOT, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere) the encryption of the page works normally (snapshot 1), and keeps on doing so until I ...
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What are Chrome App Packs for Business?

One of my friends told me about Chrome App Packs for Business. Where can I find information about this service? I haven't found anything at the Chrome Web Store. Do you have any experience with App ...
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Is there a way to search Overdrive websites for wma audiobooks from a Mac?

My library loans out eAudiobooks using the Overdrive service. (As I understand, this vendor is the most popular for libraries to load eBooks and eAudiobooks). They have audiobooks in 2 formats: mp3 ...
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Search YouTube favorites?

Can anybody that has Chrome and can actually do it, answer? Also, for Firefox 3.6 (latest version of ff), only those that can do it. I'm not looking for somebody just pointing to an extension, but ...
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How to resize a message in Gmail even narrower?

Gmail message windows can stretch far and wide: And they can be narrowed, spilling text over into the next line, while keeping all text visible. But at a certain point (about 450px wide), ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay them?

When you start a video, there is a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. How come when I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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Use Feedly without Pinterest

When I use Feedly on Chrome, it keeps popping up Pinterest login dialogs. This happens when I click on Flickr photos within the Feedly view, and seemingly also at random intervals when scrolling past ...
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Google Chrome Crashes Every-time I close a tab with a YouTube video open

Lately I have been having an issue. Whenever I close a open tab in Google Chrome which has a YouTube video open in it, it crashes. The browser just freezes and then a window pops up saying Google ...
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How can I add a shortcut on my desktop to a document in Google Docs?

I would like to have a shortcut on my desktop to a excel document in Google Docs? How can I create a shortcut (icon) like this? I use Google Chrome as web browser.
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Force Google Reader to always use HTTPS

Gmail always use HTTPS but it is because Google enforces it. So how about Google Reader? Is it possible to always open Google Reader using HTTPS (other than typing it explicitly in the URL location ...
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Google Image Search - New tab

Ever since Google's new Image Search format, it's not respecting my "Open each selected result in a new browser window." setting. When I click on an image, it will open the selected link in a new tab, ...
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How to use hterm from my browser, and is it just as secure as my regular terminal emulator?

I just found the solution to a question that I posed in 2011: Is there a web app that provides a terminal emulator / secure interface to the bash shell? in a Chrome web store app called "secure ...
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How do I do a Redo after Undo (Ctrl+Z) in Twitter's tweet compose box?

Normally, Ctrl+Y would "undo the undo" and put me back where I was. But in Twitter's compose tweet dialog box, Ctrl+Y does nothing. This is on PC, Linux, Chromium browser.
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How can I force Google Maps to update “My location” when I move?

I travel a lot and I use Google Maps to help me get around a lot. The My location feature is very handy when you're lost and find a WIFI hotspot but it has one problem. My Location likes to cache ...
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A particular youtube video not working

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqgWi4kSsEI The following video does not work, but others do. Why is that? I have tried on Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. I have the latest Flash Player as well. ...
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Where are all the not-free chrome extensions?

The chrome webstore seems to allow for apps that cost money. However, I can't find any of them in the actual webstore. What does this mean? Are paid apps just hugely unpopular and a bad way to go? ...
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I can't log into Twitter from my Laptop?

When I try and log into Twitter from my laptop it says this: Server error The server for https://twitter.com/ took too long to respond. It may be overloaded. Here are some ...
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Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. ...
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Is there a link to launch Google Scratchpad instead of pop-up?

I installed Google's Scratchpad extension in Chrome. I'm wondering if there is a way to launch it within the main window. I hate the way it opens as a popup.
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Is there a way in Chrome or Firefox to have the bookmarks also auto save the last scroll position?

I found out that in Chrome, by going to "recently closed" and opening a recently closed tab, Chrome remembers the last location (scroll position). I was looking for an extension (see Is there a ...
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Why do YouTube videos start late?

The only problem is that YouTube videos don't start immediately. Watching animated circle icon - instead of the video - is annoying. When the video starts, there is no problem with it, it loads fast. ...
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How Can I Prevent Gmail from Opening a New Tab when I Switch Accounts?

It seems that about 2 weeks ago, Gmail began always opening a new tab (in Chrome at least) every time I switch Accounts. Previously it only opened new tabs when I logged into a new account, but if I ...
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Gmail: Recover deleted email from browser cache

I've permanently deleted an important email from Gmail Trash folder. And as I understand it, there is no way to recover the email from inside the Gmail application. But, I figured that my browser ...
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Search suggestion works only in the factory search provider [closed]

I just installed Chrome. Surprisingly, the search suggestions (predictions) won't show up if another search provider but the built-in one will be selected. I even tried to create a new provider ...
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Offline Evernote Access in Chrome

Is there a way to access my evernote notes offline in Google Chrome?
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Chrome Sync Error: Update Sync Passphrase [closed]

I have an issue with Chrome (v20.0) and its Sync feature. Recently, I began seeing an orange exclamation mark next to my wrench icon. When I click the icon I see a line that says "Sync Error: Update ...