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Is there a simple way to have separate dock icons for different Chrome Profiles?

I am using Google Chrome version 22 on OS X 10.8. I use separate user profiles (created using the native Chrome facility in Settings->Users) for my "regular" web browsing, and the web development ...
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Google Chrome: Error 11 after setting Automatic Updates

Yo, got the following issue: Google Chrome is running on OS X El Capitan. After I set "Automatic Updates for all Users" to true at the "About" page in Google Chrome and entered my credentials (this ...
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Two-finger scrolling stops working after a while

I am running into a strange problem. After a few minutes of using Chrome or Firefox, two finger scrolling on my trackpad stops working on these applications. Every time I restart these applications ...
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Manual completly uninstall Chrome & Chrome Canary OSX Yosemite

I am trying to uninstall/delete chrome & chrome canary, but for some reason, when I restart the computer both programs still there. I am manually deleting this files and folders ~/Library/...
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Why aren't iTunes Store links opening from Chrome and Edge?

I'm trying to open iTunes links from the web in Windows 10. Whenever I click on a "View in iTunes" link in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, I get sent to a page saying I should download and install ...
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How to get rid of booby-trapped pop ups to update flash player?

I'm coming across a malicious pop up to update my flash player. The message in the pop up: Warning! Your Adobe Flash Player version is outdated. Security risks. Please update now. I've seen this ...
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How to force a page refresh in Chrome on iOS?

I'm testing a mobile website and when changing javascript it doesn't seem to refresh it, even when using the "reload" in the menu or when appending a random variable, for example "?test=123" to the ...
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Force Chrome to use OS X notifications?

I'd like to find a way to use OS X native notifications instead of the Chrome notifications. I have read something about using a Growl extension and then redirect Growl to OS X Notifications Center ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch between Google Chrome profiles in Mac OS X (10.10 Yosemite)?

In Mavericks (OS X 10.9), I can simply Cmd+~ because it is another window in the same app group, but how can I do it in Yosemite?
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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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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to Yosemite and installed Java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (Chrome and Safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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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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Any advice on troubleshooting instability in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.4?

In all cases of crashes, I can SSH to the machine, but I can't figure out anything useful to remedy the situation. This freeze happened when sizing the crop in Aperture. Machine had been running for ...
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Why does Google Chrome Helper spike my CPU?

This has been happening on and off since I switched to a mac at work. Google Chome Helper occasionally runs my cpu into the red and has the fan spinning madly. Sometimes restarting Chrome fixes the ...
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How do I stop my browsers creating a new tab for every new top level domain?

I have a MacBook and have tried browsing with both the Safari 7 and the Chrome browsers, but every time I go from one top level domain to another, it automatically creates a new tab. So if I click a ...
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Is there a web inspector available on iOS?

To be abundantly clear, I'm looking for a web inspector (like Chrome's) that I can use on an iOS device like an iPad to debug web pages without a computer. I'm aware that you can connect your phone ...
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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 can I force Chrome to open links with specific profile?

I'm using user profile switching in Chrome, which works perfectly fine. Except for when I'm clicking links, that are depending on one of the profiles being logged in. By default Chrome just opens the ...
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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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Google Inbox as a standalone app via Chrome

Google Inbox recently added compatibility with Safari and yet still does not play nice with Fluid. I decided I might as well use Chrome. Google recently improved the way "desktop app extensions" work ...
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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 prevents Macbook from sleeping

Chrome prevents my Macbook from sleeping. See screenshot: Some websites say it might be due to a chrome extension, but I've installed no new extensions in the last two weeks (I've only had this ...
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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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Writing an e-Mail app in applescript

I'm using a webmail account(NOT Gmail: hate its interface), and I DON'T want to use the mac's Mail app(must maintain double contacts lists for one thing). I use Google Chrome and have set the ...
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Detach a tab in a fullscreen window in Chrome

Is there a way to detach a tab in a fullscreen Chrome window? I find no way. When I need to do this, I have to un-maximize the window, drag to detach the tab, and then restore the window in fullscreen ...
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Command + Click not opening links in new tabs

Strangely, Command + Click has stopped opening links in new tabs on my computer. It opens them in the same tab, as if I hadn't pressed Command. This problem occurs with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. My ...
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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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Google Hangouts on Mavericks in Safari or Chrome: how to adjust audio settings?

I could have sworn that Google Hangouts used to provide a settings panel for testing and adjusting audio settings. I know I've used it in the past: it was a facility that showed volume levels, let ...
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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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Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to go to Address Bar?

I just recently switched from Windows and *nix to OS X, and I miss being able to hit F6 to go straight to my Address Bar. What's the OS X equivalent?
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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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Cleaning Chromium based browser (Citrio)

I'm currently trying to "clean" the Citrio browser of the extensions that are visible (maybe more that are hidden, but I'll investgate later). These extensions cannot be deleted by simply clicking on ...
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Can't download Google Chrome on my Mac!

I'm on the page http://google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html There is a large blue button "Download Chrome" and below it "For Mac OS X 10.6 or later". I click on the button. Result: the whole ...
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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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NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID in Chrome on OS X

I have a site with a Comodo EV SSL installed. When opening the site in Firefox or Safari, the site displays the green lock and the extended EV green bar. However, when opening the same site in chrome, ...
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Is it possible to use a Nexus tablet as a second monitor for a Macbook Pro?

I'm trying to figure out a way to use my Nexus 7 tablet as a second screen on my Macbook Pro. I know that some commercial programs exist to help you do that or similar--I've found, for example that ...
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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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Why doesn't the escape key close the find window in Chrome?

For some reason, Chrome will no longer close my find window when I hit the Escape ⎋ key. Instead, it pulls up some weird kind of autocomplete drop-down. This is incredibly annoying; every time I ...
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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 to Auto-Hide the Address Bar in Google Chrome?

How can I hide the address bar in google chrome? I found this article but I am unable to find a solutions for Mac OS. Ideally I would like all tool bars to disappear similar to how they do in ...
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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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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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How to tell Google Chrome to use my Keychain

Background: Story: A colleague of mine told me about 1Password and it seems good to me. I am always trying to use tools which Mac OS X itself gives me, so I've given the Keychain a try. It seems ...
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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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What's the best way to sync Chrome bookmarks to iPhone?

I use Google Chrome on my Mac as my browser, and I'd like to be able to have access to my bookmarks on my iPhone. Safari provides bookmark syncing automatically, and Mozilla has an app that provides ...
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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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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 ...