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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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A clear understanding about Mozilla Firefox web applications

I have seen lately a concept of installing open web applications in Firefox and Google Chrome just like extensions here . While the site says it as a installable websites. It looks very similar to ...
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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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How do I open links to a specific website in a non-default browser on a Mac? [closed]

My default browser is the latest Chrome on the latest OS X. I want to open links to pivotaltracker.com (from Skype, email, wherever) in a Fluid browser that is dedicated to Pivotal Tracker. Googling ...
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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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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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Google Chrome Screen Reader App or Extension for Chrome OS

I am looking for a screen reader app or extension for the Google Chrome browser. This is specifically for Chrome OS so Java applets aren't an option, although Flash should be fine. Any suggestions? ...
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Is there a list of webapps supporting Chrome Desktop Notifications? [closed]

I only know of two web apps (not chrome extensions) Google Calendar Seesmic If there isn't a list somewhere, help me find more?
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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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Default attachment in Gmail Compose mail?

I am using one Gmail account for just applying for jobs, is there a way I can attach my resume by default whenever I compose email? I use canned response for cover letter, but I want something like ...
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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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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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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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GOOD online IRC client for freenode on Google Chrome OS? [closed]

I wonder if there is a good online IRC client especially for Freenode, besides http://webchat.freenode.net cause that one really, really suck :) There are no notifications, you can't save your ...
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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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Limit search among a set of websites with Google Chrome

What setting do I need to adjust or create to make the search in Google Chrome limit itself to a pre-defined set of websites? For example, I want to search all the Stack Exchange sites ...
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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 an 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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Does Google Chrome experience more broken links than other browsers?

Is it just me or does Google Chrome fail to link more often than other browsers? I was previously using Firefox and constantly reloading the page wasn't an issue.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...