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Google Search is always grouping stackoverflow results. How to disable?

Since the beginning of this year, I think, Google Search started to group any programming-related search results from stackoverflow: Due to this I can't see all stackoverflow results on the first ...
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Google Maps (web) shows up blank when I am logged in (only on Chrome)

I've been having this annoying problem for quite a few months now. If I am using Google Chrome (tested on a Mac and on Arch Linux), and I am also logged into my Google Account, if I go to https://...
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Prioritise Japanese characters over Chinese equivalent characters in English version of Google?

Here is the dilemma. I am using Windows and do not want to change the system UI to Japanese (which is more difficult to read than English), but I want to read Japanese search results. The problem is, ...
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How can I add the British Columbia holidays to my Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar, I can search for British Columbia, (Calendar/other calendars/Browse Interesting Calendars) and get all the vacation dates for that province, as a long list of dates, which may be ...
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Copying from Chrome to OneNote Changes Font Style attributes

When I copy text from Chrome and paste it in OneNote it changes the font size from 20 to 15 and the line spacing (Line Height) from 29 to 24 although I pasted it choosing keep source formatting. Why? ...
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How do I turn off automatic login to Gmail from my machine?

When I turn my computer on and open Chrome, I type gmail.com and am automatically logged into my Gmail account. I want to turn this off so that if I go to gmail.com after turning on the computer, I ...
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How to copy from Google Sheets into a Drawing in another Sheet on macOS Chrome

I'd like to copy an object from one Google Sheet to a Drawing embedded in another Google Sheet. From what I've read, this must be done via the Copy / Paste commands within the Google Sheets web app. ...
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Bookmark to play a random YouTube playlist element

Using a link like this: https://youtu.be/BxNpRi-ANWI?list=PL_PV1JilQxbgEv6zM9M105hrHfDZWls61&shuffle=119 I can link to a video in a playlist and activate shuffle. But there are two problems here: ...
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How to get rid of background arts in Chrome Themes from Chrome Store?

There is a whole slew of themes in Chrome Store. Many have pleasant colors for Chrome skin but unfortunately go with useless background images or wallpapers. How to install a theme and then get rid ...
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G Suite Marketplace App: detail page installation (Via User who admins multiple G Suite instances)

Given that a user is the super-administrator of multiple G Suite instances; they then auth into the admin console for both of these instances. They then navigate to the detail page for a G Suite ...
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Number inside parentheses by app in app bar

What does the number in parentheses beside the Facebook app in the app bar of Google Chrome signify?
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LinkedIn messages jumping around (while chatting)

When I am chatting on LinkedIn, the messages jump around all the time. This is extremely annoying. For example: I type the sentence "Thank you very much" in the chat and press enter. I would expect ...
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How to place a marker on Google Maps in Chrome?

If I search for a place location on Google Maps, that location shows up with a red marker (for example a University). If I click on any other location on the map (for example a museum) the first red ...
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Inserting Time Date into Google Sheets produces Numero sign №

I am trying to use the shortcut ⌘+Option+Shift+; to insert current date and time with Google Sheets on Chrome on MacOS Sierra. However, this produces the Numero sign №. I have searched the system (...
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Blank video for ESPN in Chrome

When trying to watch ESPN Play in Chrome (Win 10) I don't get even the player... just blank. I disable "Asking before using flash" but it didn't work.
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Chrome doesn't properly display YouTube video pages

Since a couple of days ago, I can't properly load a YouTube video page on Chrome (both on my office computer and my home computer). It loads only the video panel with no other panels (description, ...
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Google's organization G suite and user history

Does the admin of an organization's G suite have access to the browsing history of users that logged in to chrome with the organization account? For example, I have a [email protected] account that'...
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What determines Google Drive upload speeds through a browser and what can make it faster?

I currently have access to a Gigabit Ethernet connection and have been trying to upload many terabytes of data to a Google Drive account. I have been clicking and dragging files to Google Drive ...
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How to get Google Chrome notifications in YouTube Gaming

I know how to receive Chrome notifications in https://youtube.com but I can't figure out how to do it in https://gaming.youtube.com . I have looked at this but still can't figure out how to do this. ...
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Google is in German, why?

Recently I did a trip to Europe and since then, when I open Google, it's not in English anymore, is in another language (looks like Swedish or German). 'Search button' is 'Google-Suche'. Also ...
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Hangouts full screen chat window

Is there a way I could use hangouts.google.com chat windows in a fullscreen mode? I mean, I use Messenger via messenger.com (full size) or Slack using the website slack.com (also full screen). When ...
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Shut off Facebook Windows in the lower right hand corner?

In Facebook is there a way to disable the new windows that display in the lower right hand corner of your browser in Google Chrome on OSX?
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How do I set default accounts for YouTube and GMail? [duplicate]

How do I set default accounts for YouTube and GMail? I have an email for school and an email for personal use. How can I make it so that, in Chrome, when I go to YouTube it logs me into my personal ...
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How do I set default accounts for YouTube and Gmail?

I have an email for school and an email for personal use. How can I make it so that, in Chrome, when I go to YouTube it logs me into my personal account but when I go to Gmail it logs me into my ...
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Random gray horizontal lines in Google Sheets - using Chrome and Opera

Since about 1 month ago, I've been getting random gray lines (only horizontal) in my Google Sheets. I use Chrome exclusively. If I scroll down to the bottom of the page, the lines disappear. But later ...
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How to paste images in Chrome? (By default it pastes the URL)

If I right click an image in Chrome and select "copy image", and then paste it in Gmail it pastes the URL. If I paste elsewhere, e.g., in GDocs or a desktop app it pastes the image. (Googling turns ...
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Fix YouTube captions that have abnormally low-contrast

Recently, the subtitles in YouTube were changed to a very low-contrast, illegible white on grey colors: This doesn't happen in Firefox or in a new "Private mode" Chrome. What's causing this, and how ...
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How do I use Chrome to open new tabs in google.com that are not location specific [duplicate]

I am using Google as my search engine. It always wants to redirect to a location-specific search page. So you always have to set this. Chrome always opens new tabs in location specific Google. I want ...
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What is Google Dictionary? [closed]

Google Dictionary only exist in the form of a Google Chrome addon. Does the addon use Google Translate's definitions?
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Stop Chrome from asking me which account I want to log in as?

A while back I logged into an application using another account from my company. Now whenever I go back to that application, I am routed to the URL: https://accounts.google.com/AccountChooser?{giant ...
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Google Inbox "Server is temporarily unavailable." until reopened in new tab (using Mac Chrome)

I have a recurring issue with Google Inbox when using Google Chrome on my Mac: I keep getting "Server is temporarily unavailable." error messages, and it seems the only way to get them to stop is to ...
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Signing into Chrome with a work email on personal computer on personal network

I left myself signed in to my work Gmail account on my personal computer. This occurred at home on my own personal network. I also use my work email address as my sign in for Chrome. I had an internet ...
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Recover cleared passwords from your Google account

Yesterday I cleared all my personal info from my laptop before sending it off to the menders for them to install a new keyboard and look at an issue with over-heating. Today I logged into my desktop ...
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How do I fix text that has been replaced by shaded blocks in Google Maps in Chromium?

When I use Chromium Version 54.0.2840.59 (64-bit) with Google Maps, text does not appear correctly. The text may appear briefly, but then it is replaced by shaded blocks and nothing is legible. I ...
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How can I receive Chrome notifications for web applications like Messenger, Telegram or Skype?

Background: I use Chrome to access web applications like messenger.com, web.telegram.org or web.skype.com. For all these, I enabled Chrome's notifications. Question: How can I see these desktop ...
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How to take backup of all bookmarks in to Google Drive For Firefox and Chrome? [closed]

I want to take all current bookmarks save into my Google Drive. How to possible?
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Why Google Hangout has two extensions for Google Chrome? [closed]

There are two extensions by Hangout available on Google Chrome web store (ext1 & ext2). Both versions and app sizes are the same. Why have they got two extensions then?
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Automatically import ICS to Google Calendar in Chrome on Linux [closed]

This questions has been asked and answered before (e.g., on Ask Ubuntu) but this doesn't work anymore, at least for me. At some websites you can download ICS files for events. Is there a way in which ...
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passwords.google.com doesn't load passwords

It is about 2 weeks that https://passwords.google.com/ doesn't load my passwords. After logging in to https://passwords.google.com/ I'm stuck with "Loading…". I first tried to flush cache, reset ...
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Gmail sometimes sends mail if I paste URL w/ Ctrl+V

I've had this problem off-and-on for awhile. If I am composing a message, go off to another tab and copy its URL, then attempt to paste the resulting text using Ctrl-V, instead of pasting the text, ...
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How can I open a PDF in Google Drive in the same way as a downloaded PDF?

If I download a PDF in Chrome (even from Drive), on any platform, and click on the downloaded-file-button down the bottom, the PDF opens in Chrome in a viewer that includes a table of contents browser,...
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Horizontal scroll bar in Facebook news feed (homepage)

See this screen shot before reading further... I am having this annoying horizontal scroll bar in my Facebook news feed (home page) from last 3-4 days. This is happening only in the news feed (...
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Stop Gmail automatically checking for new mail

Using the web browser version of Gmail, is it possible to stop Gmail automatically checking for new mail? Occasionally, I need to access my inbox to retrieve information but don't want to be ...
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Google Translate keyboard shortcut in Chrome

I want to do this: Select some text (in Chrome) Press a keyboard shortcut Get a translation of that text on the same page (some bubble with the translation or something) Is there a way to do this?
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Vimium for Google Docs

I like to use Vimium all the time, but I'm having some difficulty understanding how to use it for Google Docs. In Google Docs, I can't seem to stop the cursor from blinking (i.e. it's as though I'm ...
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How can I share my Google Chrome bookmarks with others online?

I would like to create a shared collection of my Google Chrome bookmarks on a certain topic to let other users access it online.
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Search Yelp with tab in Chrome in locations other than San Francisco

If you press tab to search Yelp in Chrome, it will complete to: http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=things&src=opensearch which searches San Francisco. This is not very useful to people living ...
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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Can I create a new Google Keep note from Chrome's omnibox?

Chrome's omnibox features are really great, e.g. to create a new Google Calendar event. Is someone aware of any possibility to create a new Google Keep note from the omnibox?
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Google Chrome doesn't print to Google Drive. In my Gloogle Cloud Print I don't have Google Drive

Instead of having "Save to Google Drive" like they say here: https://support.google.com/cloudprint/answer/2541913?hl=en&ref_topic=4456182 in my Chrome 48.0.2564.82 m (64-bit) there isn't this ...
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