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`open http://foo.com` and specify the chrome user which is to be used

Using the open command from terminal I would like to be able to specify the chrome the specific chrome user to open the url with? Local Chrome users are outlined here. Essentially I have a local ...
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Why does Chrome prevent my Mac from sleeping?

I don't mean browsing the Internet is preventing us from sleeping, that's obvious. I've disabled Safe Sleep to reduce sleep times from 20 seconds to 2, but Chrome doesn't want to play nicely. Here's ...
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Risk vs benefit of using LastPass on Chrome in OS X?

Some time ago I made the switch from Firefox to Google Chrome. When I was on Firefox I was a heavy user of LastPass. Part of the reason was that Firefox didn't use OS X's excellent Keychain Access ...
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Google Chrome on Mac: how to force link to open in new window (not new tab)?

How can I get links (boh from web pages within Chrome AND from external apps) to open in a new window rather than in a new tab in the active window? This has been answered for Windows, but I cannot ...
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Troubleshooting for flash or iLife related beachballs or system hangs?

My wife and I share her iMac, using two separate user accounts. My account is used almost exclusively for browsing the web. My wife's account hosts a large iTunes library, our iPhoto libraries ...
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How to use CTRL+W instead of CMD+W in Chrome?

I'm using my Caps-lock as "CTRL" on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4. On Linux and Windows I can easily close and open tabs via CTRL+W and CTRL+T. However on Mac I have to use CMD+W and CMD+T. CTRL+W and CTRL+T ...
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Can I make Chrome the default web browser in iOS?

With Google Chrome available for iOS now I'd like to know if it's possible to make Chrome the default browser? I find "open in browser" type options from other iOS apps still take me to Safari. Not ...
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What are the iPad gestures for the new Chrome app?

I cannot find the documentation for them anywhere.
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Why does the Google Chrome icon appear like this in Applications?

I am using OS X Lion 10.7.4. The Google Chrome application seems to work fine and the icon appears normal the Dock and Launchpad. What does this error icon mean?
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OS X Lion - Chrome Search freezes

I've had a problem for 5 months :(. I open a new tab in Chrome and begin searching by typing something in the URL bar. Then, Chrome begins to freeze. I Force Quit Chrome. I open again and begin ...
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Icons “glued” to desktop and folders after prolonged Google Chrome use

I have a strange issue with Google Chrome and after searching far and wide have not found any info about it. After using Chrome for a while, ~30min+, the icons on my Mac are "glued" in place. I ...
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iMac Digital Audio Output and Google Chrome Issue

I'm using Google Chrome 13.0.782.32 beta as my preferred browser, and I'm also utilizing the digital optical output from my (late 2009) imac into a Digital-to-Analog converter (which then feeds into ...
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OS X Lion Safari, Chrome and Firefox crashing while trying to access caixa.gov.br account

For months I'm having problems accessing this link https://internetbanking.caixa.gov.br/SIIBC/index.processa from caixa.gov.br It only works when I use Opera, but it fails on Chrome, Safari and ...
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Google Chrome - Flash on Youtube issue

Here is the information about Flash plug-in in Google Chrome: Flash - Version: 11.2.202.235 Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202 It's able to load & stream videos on YouTube but the problem is, after ...
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Google Chrome confirm close

Many a time and oft I get confused between close tab (⌘+w) and close (⌘+q) in Google Chrome, closing dozens of tabs at once. How do I specify a close prompt before closing multiple tabs on Chrome ...
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Bind shortcut to applications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I create a shortcut to open a specific application on OS X? I would like to bind a shortcut to Google Chrome and another shortcut to Finder... I configure as ...
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How do I return the number of the current window in Chrome and open a new tab in it?

I am writing an AppleScript in which I need to get the number of the current window of Google Chrome and open a new tab in it. I want something like this (pseudo code): set curWindNum to the current ...
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How do I make Firefox use Chrome's built-in Flash plugin?

How do I make Firefox use Chrome's built-in Flash plugin? I assume I can simply symlink Chrome's Flash plugin in Firefox' plugin directory—which directories do Chrome and Firefox use to store their ...
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How to 'clear refresh' a page display in web browsers (aka. 'hard refresh', ie. ignoring cache)?

While doing web development I often need to refresh a site I'm building with the cache ignored. What are the best ways to do this? I used to use the 'Disable cache' option in Firefox's Web Developer ...
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Left-click in Chrome extensions unavailable

I use Chrome 16.0.912.75 in MacOSX 10.7.2. A right-click on the icon of an extension will show a menu, but the left-click is unresponsive.
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How can I 'reset' the inertial scrolling in Chrome?

Chrome 17 on Lion has inertial scrolling like Safari 5 does. However, sometimes it reaches a point where the top/bottom edges are not bouncy anymore. This happens on a user profile in Chrome without ...
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Mac stops responding from time to time [closed]

I started using Mac yesterday, since then it stopped responding a lot. Each time it happened I restarted the system but it happens again. I also got "he's dead, Jim" error many times on Chrome. Is ...
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Using a Ukelele-created keyboard doesn't work in Chrome

I tired to do the following: Select the original US Keyboard layout as my current keyboard. Launched Ukelele Chose New > From current input source Swapped a single key Saved the file in my keyboard ...
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Chrome toolbar icons acting weirdly

It recently started happening that the icons in Google Chrome started freaking out, and randomly look weird: And they don't always look the same, either: The appearance of them tends to change ...
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How do I go back and forward in Chrome using a Magic Mouse in Lion?

Before installing Lion, I could use the "double finger left/right swipe" gesture to go back and forward in the history in Google Chrome. After installing Lion, I can't find any mouse gesture that ...
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Why does look-up not work on every webpage in Chrome?

Lion introduced a new feature called look up: ... which can be invoked by double-tapping a word with three fingers. This works fine most of the time, but I've noticed that it fails many times in ...
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How do I install the mobile version of Google Chrome on my iPod touch 4th generation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you install Google Chrome on an iOS Device I want to install Chrome on my iPod touch 4th generation. How do I do that?
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How do I view emoji in Google Chrome in Lion?

This question is an extension of Daniel L.'s question and my own question. I upgraded to Lion after asking my question. I'd like to be able to view emoji in Chrome when using Lion. So stuff like ...
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Text-To-Speech to read websites in Chrome?

I am using the Chrome browser and I know OS X has built-in voice synthesis that can speak to assist visually impaired users. Can I use this feature to have the computer read contents of websites for ...
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Changing Chrome's User Agent?

Is it possible to change Chrome (or Chrome based browsers) user agents on OSX? I dont see a menu or preference option for doing so.
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Why does “Chromium Helper EH” crash when I try to launch Chromium?

Every time I launch Chromium, a dialog box appears almost immediately telling me that "Chromium Helper EH has unexpectedly quit." Several things don't work, including the New Tab button missing the + ...
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Is there a hot key to refresh a browser that is in the background?

I want to have a key combo to refresh active window in Google Chrome, which normally would be Cmd + R. Keep in mind that (a) I am using two screens, (b) Google Chrome is not presently active window. ...
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Why firefox 10.1 uses full screen on Snow Leopard while Chrome and Safari do not?

I am new to the Mac World, I am stuck with the fact that on my 15 inch Mac Book Pro only Firefox 10.1 uses all the screen, while Chrome and Safari only use a portion of it. Chrome is the thing I miss ...
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Why can I browse with Firefox but not with Safari or Chrome?

I had a problem a while back where Chrome was working fine but Safari and Firefox were not. This was fixed by unchecking the "auto-discover proxy" box in the network configuration. See my previous ...
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Chrome Mac gesture conflict with horizontal scrolling

I am running Chrome 14 on OSX Lion. I swipe 2 fingers horizontally to scroll a web page horizontally, for a page that is too wide. When I swipe right, it works fine. When it swipe left it works for ...
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OS X Lion Safari and Chrome's Vertical Scrollbar (overlay versus next to content)

What determines how the scrollbar is rendered in OS X Lion? On my home and work machine, I see the scrollbar next to the content like this: A co-worker, also running Lion has that same scrollbar ...
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Web Inspector (Safari & Chrome): A/B testing changes?

Is there any technique for A/B testing CSS changes made to an element in Web Inspector? That is, evaluating before & after states (loaded vs changed) for a given element.
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Useful Chrome extensions for OS X

I know there is already a post out there for Safari extensions, but Chrome extensions are completely different. So, what extensions do you think are useful? Please read these simple rules before ...
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All pages in Google Chrome are rendered with a very thin, bad looking serif font

In every later release of Google Chrome (including the just released version 11), all pages are rendered with a very thin, jaggy serif font. This is how it looks in Chrome 11: And here is Safari ...
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Seeking an alternative to the big browsers

Can anyone recommend any alternative web-browsers to the Big Three of Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox? I just want to try something new, because I'm not completely happy with the performance of ...
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Is the “Lookup in Dictionary” context menu option hardcoded in Google Chrome for Mac?

I'm having a hard time removing the "Lookup in Dictionary" context menu element in Chrome for Mac (see screenshot). I tried deactivating the Dictionary Service shortcut in Preferences / Keyboard, ...
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Why do chrome pages appear without styling?

The Reddit homepage appears like the below screenshot sometimes. It happens across all different pages and at different times eg Facebook/Google etc - can anyone shed some light on why?
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Not able to view video in Safari

I am trying to view a video in safari and it says there is a plugin missing. The message I get is: This page has content that requires an Internet plug-in. This page contains content of ...
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Chrome putting itself in the Dock whenever it wants.

So I have Google Chrome installed on my Mac & randomly it will put itself in my dock, where it normally doesn't reside. It is usually about every two weeks or so, but sometimes its within a few ...
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Google Chrome weird crash [closed]

im using Google Chrome for years and i never experienced like this before. im using chrome for a while without problems(several tabs open), then i open a new tab and google disables everything. can't ...
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How to disable page snipping on Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you disable rubber-band scrolling in OS X Lion? One of the "great" features implemented on Mac Os Lion is the fact web frames can be detached and snapped as on IOS ...
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How to disable WebGL in the Chrome browser on Mac OS X

How does one disable Google Chrome from using WebGL on a Mac (Mac OS X 10.6)? (There currently appears to be some sort of security advisory regarding this component.)
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Why has my iMac gotten slower for the past few months?

My iMac has gotten slow lately. The (wireless) keyboard lags if I type while a program or dialog box is opening. A couple of Chrome tabs crash every day. A few days ago, Preview and TextEdit started ...
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Is it possible to install Chrome OS on a PowerBook without VM?

I'm interested in throwing Chrome OS on an old Powerbook just for the hell-of-it. Does anyone know if it's possible to install it as the only OS? I'd rather not have to run a VM for this.
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Remapping keyboard shortcuts in Chrome and Firefox

I recently switched from Windows to Mac. One of the things that's really ingrained in my muscle memory is hitting Alt+D in a browser to go to the address bar. On Mac browsers, ⌘+D creates a ...