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How to keep Facebook chat online in Google Chrome with facebook tab closed

I was just trying to stay in touch with Facebook without keep the Facebook tab always open. Now I can check any notification with this Google Chrome extension And I have to open the tab only when ...
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How to hide data from rescuetime while in incognito

I just starting using rescuetime to try to keep track of my productivity, but I've run into a bit of a snag. Generally, I keep track of my unproductive time by being in incognito mode in Google ...
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Different results from Google Chrome and Internet Explorer using Google

When I search for .NET related questions on Google Chrome using Google, it does not display results from MSDN. When I do the same search from Internet Explorer I get results from MSDN. I clear out ...
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Advantage of Google Mail App

What is the point of the google mail app by Google on the Web App Store? by default it opens in a normal tab, has the address bar etc visible and is basically just a big bookmark on the new tab page. ...
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What do these Google search operators/attributes mean?

In the Google Chrome search engines, there is the default engine URL defined as: ...
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Adding BBC Programme RDF feeds to Google Reader

I would like to add feeds to my Google Reader notifying me of new programs from certain BBC series. Chromium gives me a feed to add, but Google Reader does not accept it, giving me the errors ...
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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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Gmail removes newlines from some emails [closed]

24 hours ago, Gmail started removing newlines from some emails, so the whole email I sent is an understandable one-line glob. Details: Using Chrome 15.0.874.106 on Ubuntu 2011.04. No problem with ...
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Changing the default RSS reader of Google Chrome [closed]

Where can I properly change the default RSS reader setting of Google Chrome? I didn't find it in the settings. When I click "subscribe", it subscribes me to Winamp. I really wonder how that happened! ...
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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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How to bypass a websites print version?

I'm trying to save a PDF of a page from the dailymail.co.uk website. When I open the print dialogue (in Safari and Chrome) the page looses all its formatting to become a stripped back printable ...
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How to get LastPass Binary Chrome Extension to work across synced machines

Setup: I use Chrome Sync regularly across two machines I use LastPass as my password manager (it's already paid for this year so no alternatives suggestions, please) The binary version allows you to ...
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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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Ctrl + F not working for browser page search when using Google Docs

When I do Ctrl+F in Google Docs, it shows the "document find view". What I would like is the "browser find view" when in Google Chrome. What keys do I need to press to do a browser Ctrl+F in Google ...
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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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Chrome address bar Google search engine

I am using google chrome as a browser and fire up empty tags and type directly to the address the search query. The problem that raises is despite the fact that I had defined google.com as a default ...
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Gmail Unread Messages Favicons

How can you get Gmail to show the number of unread messages in the favicon? Specifically, are there any plugins for Chrome that allow me to do it with both regular Gmail and Google Apps? I've used ...
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Google Hangouts can no longer be resized in Chrome on my desktop PC

A few weeks ago I was able to resize the Google Hangouts window, but now (and for the last couple of weeks) when I hover my cursor over the bottom or side of the Hangouts window it no longer changes ...
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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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Force HTTP loading of Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Log into Gmail without SSL I want Gmail to open in HTTP mode in Chrome. I don't care about security or man-in-the middle stuff; who would want to read my emails anyway? ...
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Does Chrome have to be running in order for Gmail to handle mailto links?

I noticed that Google Chrome has a feature which let's Gmail handle mailto: links. I'm wondering whether or not Chrome has to be running on the computer in order for this to work or not.
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Why does Gmail keep popping up a div labeled 'Original Text'?

In Chrome, every time I click on something like Select: All, I get a popup div from Gmail that says Original Text: XXX where XXX is the list of options to the right of select. What is this? How ...
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Skipping to position in YouTube player is apparently limited to buffered data

I experience this annoying effect and I don't understand if the problem is of the OS (OS X), the browser (Chrome), the Flash player, or YouTube itself. Everything is upgraded to the latest version, ...
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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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Google bookmarks, delicious, and chrome sync

I'm not certain if I should ask this here or on SuperUser. Since Chrome OS is (mostly) all in the cloud, here goes... I heard this morning that Yahoo is shutting down delicious. (Edit: This may not ...
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How can I block ad.doubleclick.net javascript (which seems to be slowing my browser down) [migrated]

My browser is quite slow accessing a number of sites today and they are all slowing "waiting for ad.doubleckick.net" My goal is to stop the javascript call to prevent the slowdown. (I assume most ad ...
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What is the “Google Drive Client Native Proxy” Chrome Extension for? [migrated]

I noticed I have an extension installed, "Google Drive Client Native Proxy", but I'm not familiar with what its purpose is, nor do I remember installing it. I'm assuming it was installed by Google for ...
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Ads not from this site in Google Search

When using Google Search, there was a section of ads labelled with "Ads not from this site" Is it normal?
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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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Some Google Drive Docs have error “This error has been reported to Google…”

For a few months, when I load some of my Google Drive wordprocessing docs, I get the Jacascript popup error in Chrome (latest version): This error has been reported to Google and we'll look into ...
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'p' character not working inside Gmail Tasks

I'm using Chrome 20.0.1132.57 m and always have one tab open with Gmail. I also have the Tasks window open. When typing within the tasks window, the 'p' character never shows up. I'm able to write the ...
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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 ...
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How can I find cached file of Google Chrome? [closed]

What I want to do is making application that uses chrome cache file which is saved in local disk. (Only separate cached file. e.g. f_001bf0) ChromeCacheView application is very similar with my ...
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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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How can I speed up LinkedIn on the client end?

Does anyone know if it's possible to speed up a site, such as LinkedIn, on the client end? The site is incredibly slow in Chrome, and not much better in Firefox. I've noticed that LinkedIn loads ...
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Save document as PDF on Google Drive through Google Cloud Print in Chrome

If you click on Print button (or Ctrl+p) you would see print page where you can select the printer. Among other, local printers there is an option: Print with Google Cloud Print by clicking of ...
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Is there an advantage to using google.com rather than google.com.au as my search engine in Chrome?

I'm an Australian living in Thailand. I use Google Chrome as my primary web browser. Out-of-the-box, Chrome's combined address bar/search box will return results from google.co.th. That's fine but not ...
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Using Chrome, how can I remove text advertisments from Gmail

I use AdBlocker as an extension for Google Chrome. It does a very good job on removing commercials, but doesn't remove the text advertisements in Gmail. Is there some way to also remove the text ads ...
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Why have the YouTube video player suddenly become so big?

I'm not exactly sure why this has happened but until yesterday YouTube was working just fine. Then, the large player option on the video went out of proportions (literally) and is now way too big. I ...
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Control YouTube Video Speed Without Plugin

I am wondering if there is a way to control the speed on ANY video on YouTube without using a plugin.
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Google Dashboard claims that I have 26 open tabs, but I don't

When I open the Google Dashboard to view the data associated with my account, under the Chrome tab it says that I have 26 open tabs. I run Chrome on my phone, PC, and VM, and definitely don't have ...
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How do I log into Stack Overflow using a different google account than signed in with in Chrome

I run two Chrome profiles on my laptop: Personal - Used for all my Stack Overflow accounts Work - Used for work Google account Both are signed into their respective Google accounts. How do I log ...
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How can I hide Disqus from websites that I visit?

Often when I visit a webpage, the comments section is many times longer than the actual post. This makes scrolling very cumbersome, as the actual post takes up a very small portion of the scrollbar. ...
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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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YouTube Black Screen of Death

When opening certain videos on YouTube, I am met with a "Black Screen of Death". In other words, there is a black screen from the top of the URL bar to the bottom of my screen. I can still interact ...
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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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Open Google Docs without going to docs.google.com and searching

To access to my Google Docs, the regular way is go to docs.google.com and search by doc name. To shorten this process, I have a custom search engine in Chrome like http://docs.google.com/#search/%s. ...
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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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Why is Google hiding the search input field?

For some reason, Google search is hiding the input field in Chrome and using the URL field as the search parameters. Is there a way I can disable this feature? How I don't like it: How I would ...
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In Gmail, what causes email content to yield to white space at right?

The huge white space on the right appears more often than not in Gmail for Google Apps. This does not leave much horizontal width for email contents. Is there a way to prevent this?