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Populate Google Chrome's omnibox with Alfred?

I'm curious if there's a way to populate Chrome's omnibox, without a specific link that starts with http://adfsdf.com?{query}, I would like to simply launch the Chrome.app with {query} as the opening ...
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Dynamically change the default browser?

Chrome absolutely kills battery life on my MBA. So I would like to switch my default browser to Safari when I am unplugged. When plugged in, I would like Chrome to be the default browser. Any ideas ...
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Add urls to a list via Automator

What is the simplest way to append a list of urls with a selected URL when browsing either chrome or safari. I tried to do this with automator and it was easy to achieve by creating a service with a ...
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Set cookies in a browser from the command line

Is it possible in OSX to set cookies on a browser from the command line? I'm not too fussed about which browser, any of Chrome, Firefox and Safari (in that order of preference) would work.
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El Capitan : How to disable Force Click “Dictionary Pop-ups” in Chrome?

In my Chrome Browser, whenever i "Force Click" (hard clicked by one finger) upon a Word, the dictionary lookup Pop-up is always popping out. Like this: I have already DISABLED the "Force Click" ...
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Annoying shift of chrome toolbar in fullscreen mode

I recently was forced to notice a pretty annoying problem in Chrome (tested with 51.0.2704.103 and the newest 51.0.2704.106 (64-bit)) in full screen mode under El Capitan (10.11.5 (15F34)). By ...
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change proxy settings for Chrome and not for entire operating system

How can I change proxy settings for Google Chrome without changing the proxy settings for entire operating system? I know that I can go to Network in System preferences, but that changes proxy ...
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Chrome downloads all files as MP4A

I am a new Mac user of less than a year. One of the first things I did was to install my favorite web browser - Google Chrome. However, there is this annonying issue each time I try to download any ...
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Change colour of browser address/search bar

In OSX would it be possible to change the background colour and/or text colour of the address/search bar input field of a browser (Chrome, Safari, etc)? Not just the highlight colour (System Prefs > ...
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How do I clear Google Chrome's DNS cache entirely?

Chrome is quite aggressive about caching HTTP responses. I assume this is for speed. However, for a web developer such as myself, this can often be problematic, since pages I work on often change a ...
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When locking screen on OS X Chrome cancels downloads

When I lock my screen using cmdalteject while Chrome is downloading, the download is canceled. I get back to my computer and see that download is not active. I also noticed that video streams I'm ...
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Activity Monitor not displaying Chrome's Memory usage in MB

My Activity Monitor is not displaying Chrome's memory usage in MB. Instead, it lists some huge 20-digit number. In addition, both Real and Private memory is listed with the MB suffix (as well as all ...
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Loading a certain legitimate website causes my Mac to crash

Opening the oneplus 3 website (specifically this page) causes my MBP (mid-2009) to crash regardless of the browser -- I've tried it with the same results on Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It loads and ...
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How to have Chrome cover everything except the dock when double clicked?

So I have recently switched to Mac from Windows and I like to have the dock always visible when I'm using programs (probably because I'm used to the Start button toolbar in Windows). I don't use the ...
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Copy to clipboard buttons in browser no longer working

Starting yesterday, all of the sites I use frequently that have a "copy" button that copies text to my clipboard no longer work. I can still highlight the text and cmd + c to copy, but would really ...
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Use custom App Shortcuts: Find “Menu Command” for Chrome switch to right/left Tab

I want to add an additional key binding for Google Chrome. I want to switch between my Tabs not using (Shift)CtrlTab (really bad finger position) but use ShiftCmd -> or <- I hope to achieve this ...
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How to keep Chrome bookmarks in-sync with Safari

I use Chrome mostly and bookmark often. I would like these bookmarks automatically synched into Safari. Is this possible?s
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Right clicking on hyperlink in chrome always behaves like left click (/open)

Although right click in chrome is generally working - as shown in screenshot - it does not (with any kind of reliability at least..) on links. Instead when right clicking on a link it just opens .. ...
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DNS Flush Issue

Not sure if this is the right forum to ask this question. The computer in question is a Mac Book Pro (10.9.5, aka Mavericks). There is a site that in Chrome that repeatedly comes up with its "Aw, ...
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Preventing Chrome from signing me out from Gmail when browsing in icognito

When using Google Chrome in incognito mode on iOS on iPhone, it signs me out from Gmail after one or tow hours: how can I prevent it?
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How can I add a property to the window object in Chrome using Applescript?

In Chrome's JavaScript Console, I can type the following: window.myVar = "myValue"; I can then access myVar from the window context, where it returns "myValue". Excellent. However, if I do the ...
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Can't click links at all in certain circumstances

This problem has bothered me for a few months now, but only in very limited circumstances. When I went on medium.com and tried to access my profile, when I clicked to open the navigation, the box ...
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Google Chrome notifications are occasionally significantly delayed

I'm noticing that occasionally my Chrome notifications are significantly delayed. For example, I use Owl Reminder to show me calendar events, but sometimes they will not show up on time. Later in the ...
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'Choose file' sidebar options disappeared

When you go to a website with a file uploader you click on a choose file and a pop up window appears with a sidebar similar to what you have in your standard finder window, however recently all of the ...
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How do I create custom hotkeys for OSX & Chrome?

I want to switch to a specific application in OSX using the Command key and a number, for example: Command + 1 = Switch to Chrome Command + 2 = Switch to iTunes These hotkeys aren't being used that ...
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Keyboard App Shortcuts not working in Google Docs

I often use Google docs, and have to switch between Windows and OSX as well. I setup App Shortcuts (All Applications) in the keyboard preferences so that Control+C is for copy, Control+Z is for undo ...
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Change shortcut key for “Highlight URL” function in Chrome

I recently got a Mac in addition to my Linux laptop. I've tried to change around settings so that I don't have to use new shortcuts. The issue I am facing is that I use Control+L to highlight the URL ...
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How to disable “look up” context menu in Google Chrome OSX 10.10+?

This is a distinct question from Is the "Lookup in Dictionary" context menu option hardcoded in Google Chrome for Mac? I want to get rid of the "Look Up x" contextual menu in Chrome: How ...
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Zoom with scroll in Chrome browser

I am new user of OS X, I am missing one important feature is zooming page with trackpad or mouse scroll. I need to get the same result as shortcuts Command + - and Command + + do. I mean that the ...
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Extension : Multi-highlight on safari

I'm not sure this topic is appropriate for this forum but I'm looking for a Multi-highlight extension or AppleScript for Safari. I using Multi-highlight for Google Chrome at the moment but I would ...
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Drag and drop Chrome downloads like any other OS X file?

When I've downloaded a file in Chrome for OS X, it sits in a little bar at the bottom of the screen. Sometimes I want to drag and drop that file directly into a Chrome tab (for example, to upload it ...
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Clicking on external link opens a tab in wrong Chrome window

The setup 2 monitors are connected to my Mac Pro 4.1 running El Capitan 10.11.4 Monitor 1 is a desktop monitor Monitor 2 is a TV My default browser is set to Chrome (Version 46.0.2490.71 (64-bit)) ...
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Google Chrome won't open URL files by double click

I recently tried to open a URL link I saved onto my desktop by double clicking it, but it will not open correctly. If I DRAG & DROP the file into chrome works fine. The code of the file is as ...
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Google Chrome on OSX will not open .desktop files created in Ubuntu

I have recently collected & saved a large volume of internet links on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine that I wish to share with my other computer that runs OSX, but have come to realize that Google Chrome ...
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Is there a Google Chrome version 50 supporting Mac OS 10.8.5?

My Chrome 49 stopped receiving updates following Google's announcement of discontinuing support for Mac OS 10.8. Is there any way to install any Chrome version 50 supporting Mac OS 10.8.5 manually?
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Google Chrome uses 3.8 GB of memory with 1 tab opened

For some reason, Google Chrome tends to use a ton of memory, even though there is only 1 tab open most times. What causes Google Chrome Helper to use so much memory?
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stop Chrome from asking for proxy credentials

I wanted to change my proxy settings for Chrome. I opened the Network tab and entered username and password along with ip and port data. When I opened Chrome browser, it asked for username and ...
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change download folder based on website from which I download

Is it possible to change Downloads folder in Google Chrome (or any other browser) on the fly, based on the website from which I download? Example: I start downloading on facebook.com and it downloads ...
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How to Remove a Word from Dictionary of Google Chrome?

I added the word somehting (or similar) by accident to Dictionary of OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 in Google Chrome > 2nd click. I would like to remove it from there. I go to Dictionary but I cannot find ...
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Google Chrome bookmarks not up to date after reinstallation

I came across this very annoying problem. I reinstalled Chrome on my Mac by cleaning up the old installation files and installing the newest version. But after login with the newly installed browser, ...
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Open specific links in specific browsers

Is it possible to tell OS X to always open one site in Chrome, and always open another site in Safari? In a nutshell, I want to set a default browser per domain rather than globally for the entire ...
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Use spotlight (or Alfred) to open an existing chrome tab

I want to easily jump to gmail as one of many (many, many) open tabs in Chrome. If I could just type "gmail" into Spotlight and it would take me to that tab in Chrome, that would work great for me. ...
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Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to leave address bar and focus browsing area?

Related: Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to go to address bar? You can go to address bar by ⌘ + l / Ctrl + l, but how can I go back to, or focus, the browsing area again?
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2015 MacBook Air display awake while lid closed

I want my late 2015 MacBook Air to remain awake when the lid is closed. I have tried Caffeine, Stay Awake, and Theine, as well as changing my power saving settings to 'never' but nothing seems to work....
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change HTTP headers of Chrome and Firefox

Browsers send HTTP Accept headers. This is an example of one: text/html, */*; q=0.01 gzip, deflate en-US,en;q=0.8,sl;q=0.6 You can get yours here. How can I change curent headers from terminal app ...
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Can a cached version of a recently deleted Facebook page be viewed?

I recently reconnected with an old friend of mine through Facebook but they were just involved in an international scandal and quickly deleted their facebook, linkedin, etc. I have no way to contact ...
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Chrome (and other applications) not rendering on internal display

I recently connected my Macbook to an external display. After returning to my apartment, I tried to access my browser and the Mail application, but the windows are not rendering on the screen. I have ...
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change url of a tab using apple script

I am trying to set the url of Chrome tab using Apple Script. I am using this code. It successfully sets url string, but in order to change url, enter needs to be pressed. This last step makes my code ...
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How to disable middle-click from closing tabs in chrome?

I'm using a magic mouse in Apple Mac. Since there is a fuzzy boundary b/w left-click and middle-click, manytimes left-clicking on a tab end up in middle-click, resulting in closing the tab. This is ...
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Get URL of opened tab / tabs from terminal

I have a tab open in Google Chrome. Is it possible to get or check it's url from terminal? If not, how about automator script? Will also be satisfied with a title.