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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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save all open webpages for offline browsing [closed]

Is there a way to save all the open web pages in the browser to a disk? If several webpages are open and just one click saves all those to a disk it would be very handy. One would not have to rely on ...
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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

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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Chromium Language-based Custom Font [closed]

How to customize font for a particular language in chromium?
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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.