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How can I make Ubuntu treat Chrome apps as separate apps?

There are certain web apps that I prefer to have show up with their own icon on the task bar and otherwise pretend they aren't browser windows (e.g. links open a new window); for example, I want my ...
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Google Chrome bookmarks or Google Bookmarks?

I'm using various Google services, one of them being Google Bookmarks. I have a lot of bookmarks saved. They were created long time ago, when I found that it was cool to have a browser-independent ...
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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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Why Is Google Drive convinced that I'm offline?

Okay, this is messed up. I opened up my budgets spreadsheet as I do every week, and realized that I could only edit 1-2 cells before everything would freeze up. Inspecting the UI, I found a tiny ...
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Double/single-spacing for Gmail under Windows 7/8 with Chrome?

I must have hit some magic keystroke. Suddenly using the most recent copies of Gmail, Chrome, with those 7/8, etc. I'm getting double-spacing in Gmail for the Unreads and Everything Else. Until today ...
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Return chrome to default webcal behavior [migrated]

I used these instructions to set google calendar as my default webcal protocol handler. After clicking the double diamond I no longer got the dialog prompt asking me to open an external application ...
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Is it possible to see passwords that Google Chrome has saved to my account from my Android phone or a secure website?

There's an option in Chrome for me to turn on automatic password generation for when I'm creating a new online account. I'd love to use this feature but one hurdle stands in my way. If I'm on a ...
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Screenshot of a scrollable page in chrome [migrated]

I want to take the screenshot of a full page in google chrome without using any extensions or apps
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Seeing “large fonts” on websites in all browsers [migrated]

I would like to ask something about what happened with my Web Browsers. I'm an avid web surfer btw. I didn't know when it started but some of the websites I'm visiting started to have larger fonts ...
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StumbleUpon bookmarklet to favorite any website (not the ones I get to using their toolbar)

The situation I'm looking for an easy way to thumbs-up/favorite any websites which I've found browsing the web (not using StumbleUpon). I want it among my other StumbleUpon favourites (to customize ...
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Google Cloud Printer does not find my Google Chrome installation [migrated]

I'm using Google Cloud Printer in a client's computer to let him print his .docx and .pdf files from his Windows and his printer which is located somewhere else. It works fine, Google Cloud Printer ...
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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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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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Sudden issue when updating a Google Addon

I have a published Goggle sheet addon, only for private use (visibility=private). I have made several version updates before, but yesterday, when I tried to make a new update from script editor, I ...
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how to fix or diagnose gmail's signature: image appears multiple times

Our organisztion has ~30 workers. Yesterday we edited our signature: each of us added an image (as a link, not as an upload). While the signature looks fine in the editor, the actual email has 3-6 ...
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When using Chrome, why does Twitter's home page redirect me to a search for “searchTerms”?

This has been going on for some time. Whenever I type twitter.com into Chrome's omnibar, I am redirected to https://twitter.com/search/%7BsearchTerms%7D?source=desktop-search. Given the tweets showing ...
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Search Google Drive files directly from the Chrome search bar?

Is there a way (perhaps a Chrome extension) to show Google Drive search results in my Chrome autocomplete menu? For example in this image, if I had a Google Doc or Google Sheet called "orange juice" ...
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Mute web.skype.com chrome notifications only

Two part question here, the first is, I notice that the new Skype web beta doesn't add itself to Chrome's notification list but still uses Chrome notifications so I can't disable that. Is that just ...
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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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Navigation missing in Google Analytics when using Chrome

When I use the Chrome web browser, I can't see all the report in Google Analytics because it is missing the left hand navigation column. In Firefox, I can collapse this column, and then re-open it by ...
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Workflowy Chrome app says it's in offline mode

I use Workflowy, but am unsure if my issue is related to Workflowy or if it's a Chrome app thing. I've installed the Workflowy chrome app, and have it in its own window. I've been using it a while, ...
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WhatsApp prompting me to update my browser

I am trying to access WhatsApp Web and I get the following message: WhatsApp Web works for Google Chrome 36+ To start using WhatsApp Web, update Chrome or use Mozilla Firefox, Safari, or Opera. ...
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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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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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Limit search among a set of websites with Google Chrome [closed]

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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Google Sync is destroying my bookmarks?

How do I see how many and which devices my Google account is syncing with? I clicked the new icon in the upper right of chrome and logged in and synced. First off this makes no sense because I signed ...
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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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On Google Drive is there a way to connect Adobe Reader using “Connect more apps”

I want to open PDF files using Adobe Reader on the Google web drive. There is no problem on the local Google drive, but when on the web, one has to use various apps offered by Google that are ...
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Login to Google without going to “Google Accounts”

At work, they blocked personal email. Our IT staff couldn't find a good way to block only Gmail so they blocked ALL Google accounts. I asked my supervisor if all Google sign-ins should be blocked and ...
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How can I select text from Google Calendar's Agenda view in Chrome?

Sometimes I want to select text from the Agenda view of Google Calendar, but when I try to do so in Chrome, I'm unable to. Is there a workaround for this?
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How to prevent Google Hangouts Chrome extension from popping up for other users of the same Chrome installation?

My wife's laptop has Chrome installed. She uses it under her Chrome username. I sometimes use it with my Chrome username. Since installing the Google Hangouts extension on my Chrome account (on my own ...
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Gmail Text ovelapping when editing

I'm having a strange issue in Gmail. I couldn't edit the text that was already typed. It overlaps the existing text. The cursor itself looks boxy instead of line. Its hard to explain with text, So ...
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Google spreadsheet thinks Chrome is Firefox

I am an Ubuntu user with Google Chrome 39.0 and whenever I enter a Google Spreadsheet-document (with Chrome), I get a warning header saying that "This version of Firefox is no longer supported, please ...
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How to set default video playback resolution on Google+?

I've been using google plus to host and share videos lately and I really like it. Unfortunately when I click to play back a video it defaults to 360p when 720p is available. Is there some way to set ...
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Facebook chat only page

I don't remember exactly how I got to it, but I opened a page (external possibly) that only showed the chat interface of Facebook. It was quite similar to the gabtastik screenshot What I wanted was ...
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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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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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How to make CTRL+P in Gmail automatically use the print-friendly version

I do support for an older relative that uses Gmail extensively. No matter how often I point out the print-friendly icon, he always forgets about it. I need a way to make the CTRL+P shortcut use 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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Google account History/apps/bookmarks sync between two different accounts?

Have changed my Google account and want to copy all my browsing data & apps etc.. to my new chrome account. Is it possible?
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Google Docs Chrome extension - what does it do / why does it exist?

In some Chrome instances, several extensions (apps?) called Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc. are installed (I've seen various subsets of these across different Chrome instances). What are these for / ...
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Disable YouTube HTML5 player in Chrome

I'm running Chrome on my Mac and all of the sudden videos started playing in the HTML 5 player instead of the Flash player. I am not in the HTML 5 trial, the button says Join instead of Leave and I ...
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Can't start a Hangout conversation

Has anyone seen this issue? About once a day, I can't get the Hangout chat pop-up to appear. I can see under any given contact that I've been sent a message, see the first few words, the contact is ...
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How do I download images from Google Keep?

I shared an image from my phone to Google Keep. I open it on the Google Keep Chrome application. But there's no download option. How do I download images from Google Keep? Is there a work-around?
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Use Google Translate without mouse

When I want to translate something i do this: Open browser Write translate into searchbar. This makes the translator come up. Click on the "input text" window write something that should be ...
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How do I get rid of the big blue bar at the top of Google?

How do I get rid of this big blue bar at the top of Google: It is really annoying! I am running Google Chrome on a Mac.
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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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Where are all the not-free chrome extensions? [closed]

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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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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Why does Gmail now lose viewed new message state?

When using Gmail, the first time in a tab (e.g. Inbox, Social, Promotional, and Forums) new messages get a NEW icon before the subject line of each message that is new since the last time you looked ...