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Force Google Reader to always use HTTPS [closed]

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I make Trello auto-login when Chrome starts?

Does it make a difference if I use the same account I use for Chrome? I really need it to be starting up when I ever I start Chrome, without having to sign in every time.
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YouTube stops buffering when video is paused

For some reason YouTube isn't buffering videos whilst they are paused. It started happening two months ago. At first I thought it was just a global change by YouTube, but after venting on Twitter I ...
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Any plugin to control GMail message editor with keyboard?

I want to use GMail's various rich-text capabilities with the keyboard. For example, I want to type Ctrl + M to indent, Ctrl + Shift + M to dedent, and do all the other actions (like adding a link or ...
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Chrome doesn't display URL gadgets in Google Sites

I own a Google Apps domain, and I've built a site in Google Sites. Within the site I've embedded some gadgets, added by URL. The problem occurs when I open the site in Chrome: the gadgets aren't ...
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Can you make Google search results category (web, images, maps, etc.) show on top?

I was using a public computer the other day and was surprised to find google search results rendered a little differently on its Chrome than on my laptop's Chrome. Basically, the search results ...
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View YouTube videos in Gmail?

I have this annoying problem with YouTube videos, and the problem is the viewing experience. One or two weeks ago, when I clicked on YouTube video in Gmail (from "Your Personal YouTube Digest" ...
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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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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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What is the best Google Chrome extension for Delicious? [closed]

I use a Chrome extension which works very well with Google Bookmarks, allowing syncing with local bookmarks and easy adding and reference to existing Google bookmarks. The Delicious extension that I ...
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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Opening files directly in Google Chrome [closed]

I'm frequently opening files from websites (e.g. doc files) and is seems Chrome is missing the option to open it directly instead of saving it first (like possible in e.g. IE, FF, Opera). Any hack ...
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Disable twitter's keyboard shortcut

For the simple reason sometimes I want to search the timeline using Command + F and when I try it some shortcut will be activated and I'll be moved away from the timeline after having loaded many ...
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'p' character not working inside Gmail Tasks [closed]

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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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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Is it safe to install Google Chrome extensions which explicitly state needing access to my data on all websites?

I'd like to install a Google Chrome extension (in particular, StayFocused) and it warns me that it will have access to my data on all websites. I find this quite scary as I'd like to keep some ...
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How to make Google search not redirect

When I click an entry in the Google search results, it first queries Google server and then redirect to the page. For example, search foobar gives: <a ...
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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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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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Opening AdWords in Chrome

Recently (that is this year at least), I've had problems opening the AdWords site in Chrome; when I log in, the header displays and the main content area says Loading.... After a minute or so, that ...
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Pearltrees doesn't work in Firefox, but works in Chrome

In Firefox, if it's the first time I visit Pearltrees, the Pearltrees progress bar goes until the end, then it stays a fully loaded bar and nothing else happens. If it's not, the Pearltrees progress ...
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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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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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Twitter randomly fails to load in Chrome [closed]

I've been noticing over the last few weeks that when I try to load Twitter through Chrome, it will randomly decide to hang on trying to load the page, showing nothing but a blank white page, like the ...
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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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Do I have to be an owner of the website in order to create a Google Chrome app for it?

I want to create some apps to add to Google Chrome (so they appear as an app in the "new tab" page) that are nothing but a link to websites like Facebook, Stack Overflow, etc. Can I publish it to the ...
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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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What kind of data does TrelloScrum keep?

TrelloScrum is a Chrome extension for doing Scrum in Trello. It 'has access to all your Trello data'. Does it transmit anything to a server? If so, what information does this server retain?
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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 can I have Google account bar tabs open in the same window?

I'm taking about the account bar that's at the header of the page, not the Google browser toolbar or the tabs in Chrome itself. Is there a way to configure the Google account bar to open items in the ...
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What information is being accessed by a third party that supports “log in with Google”?

There are some applications that you can add to Google Chrome. However, some of them require you to log in to a Google account. During that process you get a message along the lines of "xxx is asking ...
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Can not set Google Translate on Google Chrome [closed]

In Firefox i was able to double-click and translate a word by using an add-on. But firefox tried something and can get only English explanation of english words. I want to see the double-clicked ...
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Evernote sidebar in gmail

Is there some way to have access to evernote in gmail in google chrome? Something similar to Xobni would be great, as it adds a permanent sidebar on the right, but their evernote support is only ...
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Difference between bookmarking and installing an web app in Chrome?

What is the difference between bookmarking an web page (or web app) and installing an web app in Chrome? Is there any performance improvement for installed web apps? Or any other benefit?
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Sort Gmail by Date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to sort your email in GMail by something other than the date received? Is there any way to sort Gmail by date in the web interface? The priority inbox is ...
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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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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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Tabbing out of the “to:” field in Gmail

I noticed recently that I can't seem to hit Tab to move on to the Subject field in Gmail. Pressing Tab simply inserts a tab, which is rather useless in the To field. Is that new or have I just not ...
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StumbleUpon bookmarklet to favorite any website (not the ones I get to using their toolbar)

The situation is as follows I want an easy way to thumbsUp/favorite any websites which I didn't stumble upon using StumbleUpon but I want it among my other favs (to also cusomizes my future ...
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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. ...