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Remove items from conextual menu?

I used this thread to make my own "Search with Chrome" Service. But when i right click some highlighted text in Preview.app it lists both "Search with Google" and "Search with Chrome." "Search with ...
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Bluetooth speaker, microcuts when using Safari or Chrome

I just bought a Marshall Acton bluetooth speaker and it sounds well, it pairs perfectly with my Mac, an iPhone 6S and an iPhone 5S. The problem appears when it is paired with the Mac (El Capitan 10....
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How can I change the Chrome Dock Tile Icon to show the favicon of the current tab?

I would like my Chrome Dock Tile to show the (dynamic) favicon of a tab. There are several scenarios I could imagine, any of which would be incredibly useful to me: The Chrome Dock Tile icon is ...
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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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“Sign-in attempt prevented” mails when signing in to Gmail

I am using an up-to-date version of Chrome (v47.0.2526.106) on OSX El Capitan. Ever since I upgraded to El Capitan, I have been getting emails from Google whenever I sign in to Gmail, saying "Sign-in ...
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Is it possible to hide the bottom tab in Chrome on OS X using keyboard?

When you use Google Chrome on OS X and download some stuff while web-surfing, a tab shows up on the bottom on which the downloaded contents and its progress status will be displayed. However, I don't ...
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Chrome app launcher

How do I protect apps inside the chrome app launcher on a macbook from being deleted by different users of the laptop?
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How can I remove web phone links from opening in Google Hangouts?

For whatever reason, Google Hangouts has taken over as my dialer whenever I click on a phone number on the web (either Chrome or Safari). I want to restore this to open in FaceTime, but no longer have ...
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Yosemite: How can I diagnose problem where Chrome won't download anything

When I try to download anything in chrome, nothing happens (eg. saving an image with right click). When I try to download an extension, chrome says This item is already being downloaded and added into ...
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How to open .gdoc / .gsheet / .gwhatever properly without Google Drive's interpretation?

I use Safari as my default browser and an Epichrome SSB dedicated app for working with Google Drive / Google Docs. This works generally very well, except that Google Drive wants to force you into ...
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How to enable multiple spellchecker dictionaries in Chrome?

I am new to Mac, and I have my rough time (missing keys, wrong shortcuts and etc). But I don't give up. I am a JS developer and computer user with almost 20 years of Windows and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu) ...
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Problems with chrome remote desktop and bettertouchtool when connecting from android

Problem is that when connected from android chrome remote desktop to my Mac with bettertouchtools runing, all control events (click, doubleclick...) act strange. 4 taps (on android device) = ...
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Create a Mac Service to send an item to Pocket Read later service

I am trying to create a right-click Service on Mac (using Automator) that will take a URL and add it to Pocket. I am using the official Pocket Bookmarklet javascript code as a starting point ...
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AppleScript to find currently open Gmail tab and Compose new email

I'm trying to modify the following script to compose a new email in an open Gmail tab: https://github.com/mobjack/MacChromeCalendarFocus This simple script finds the Chrome tab with Google ...
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Chrome constantly shows download “circle”

Can I reset the Chrome in-download state in some way? The issue was intermittent and now it is constant: every download is shown as incomplete, although all the downloads are complete -
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Google chrome app redirects

When i try to download the google chrome app on my iphone or ipad, it redirects me to a page that says it will download the app...but jus keeps redirecting and wont load. How do i get it to load?
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Scrolling on Opera/Chrome response time slow on Snow Leopard

I start scrolling (on the trackpad) and it takes a bit for the scroll bar to move and scroll. An input lag. It also is not smooth. It does not change if I use a mouse. For some reason, it only lags on ...
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“This certificate was signed by an untrusted issuer” problem after updating to El Capitan

Most of the https connections returns that. Most of them is signed by Symantec. But not all. I tried to google the problem, but with no luck, seems like I only the one who experiencing this problem. ...
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Usual method to force quit not working

I'm writing from my old MacBook Pro because my old tricks don't work on my brand spankin' new MacBook Pro. I always used to be able to force quit by pressing option + command + esc. But not this ...
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Using Automator (or something) to open Safari

I think I almost have this solved, but I don't get quite what I would like. For most websites, I happily use my default browser (Chrome). However, there is one particular website that just won't ...
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Download non completed sign in El Capitan (Chrome)

When I download any file from the Internet via Chrome there is a constant sign that the download did not completed even in a case the file was downloaded and is openable. Any suggestion to fix that?...
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Chrome wont surf the web

After using iDefrag and carbon copy cloner to change my HD on a Macbook Pro 13'' Chrome wont work in Yosemite 10.10. I can open the App but the App wont surf the web and the App go at 100% cpu time ...
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Chrome attempting to connect Apple push notification servers?

I use Little Snitch 3.6 on OS X 10.10.5. I've noticed that when Google Chrome has been opened but I'm not explicitly accessing anything related to Apple's sites, Chrome attempts to connect to Apple ...
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How can I switch Chrome to display web pages with the San Francisco font in El Capitan?

I'd like for Chrome's default sans-serif font for websites to be San Francisco. However it's not showing up in the font list. Any ideas for how to change this setting?
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How to open “search with google” in context menu with Google Chrome

I've replaced the default search engine via the context menu with Bing (see this question) But it still opens that link in Safari, even though my default browser is Google Chrome. How can I have OSX ...
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Switching between Chrome Developer Tools and main window full screen

I'm running OS X 10.5.5 Yosemite. What's the shortcut to switch between Chrome Developer Tools (Cmd + Alt + J) and the main Chrome browser window, when both are full screen? Cmd + ` doesn't work. ...
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Juniper VPN silently dies at 2:52 minutes into session

I'm running Safari 7.1.8 on a Mavericks work machine and connecting to work thru a Juniper VPN. Last year Safari started killing the Network Connect after a few minutes. At the time the workaround ...
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Open page in new tab without closing menu

In my bookmarks bar in Chrome I have a folder with bookmarks. If I click the folder I see the links in this folder. I don't want to open all links in this folder, but a few. On Windows I can simply ...
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Need to automate copy / paste graphic selection from Preview to Google Doc

I need to paste sequential rectangular selections from a PNG opened in Preview into a designated Google Doc. I suspect AppleScript is the best candidate for this, but I'm open to using a more ...
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Website automatically going to mobile version on MacBook Pro (in Chrome, Firefox and Safari)

Whenever I go to the website www.thetrainingstationinc.com on my MacBook Pro, it always sends me to the mobile version of the site. This doesn't happen on my personal Windows computer. This has ...
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Set Mail.app default to always open URL's in the background when using Chrome?

I used the below actions several times and always covers up mail.app not keeping mail.app in front. Right click "Open Link Behind Mail" and Command + Click
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Security log error when tried to access a website on iPad

I navigated to my own web pages (locally using localhost). For a reason, something doesn't work on Chrome iOS. I opened security.log.* file from iPad (with iTools program) and I saw: Sep 14 12:31:...
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How to assign a service keyboard shortcut for a specific application (non global)

I would like to assign a keyboard shortcut to an automator created service. This must be working only for the application the service was created for. It should override the default application ...
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Manage Google Chrome New Tabs

I use Google Chrome, and utilise the "New Tab page". This claims to show "Thumbnails of the websites that you visit frequently" (although it does not explain how this is determined) and has options "...
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Chrome Bookmarks vanished after clearing history!

I recently cleared my history from Google Chrome because of stupid MacKeeper ads, whenever I try to click on any site the new window bars open which was MacKeeper or another ad. I was sick of it and ...
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Safari and Google Chrome not working, Mozilla Firefox is

Safari stopped working for me a couple of months ago, but I didn't worry about it too much because I primarily use Chrome. As of two nights ago, Chrome also stopped working. I used AppCleaner to ...
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Why do emojis look like this on my laptop?

No matter what browser I'm using, the emojis show up with flesh toned boxes beside them. How do I fix this?
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Where exactly is the Google Chrome sync passphrase?

Where exactly is the Google Chrome sync passphrase? I need it to enable sync between various devices. I've looked through keychain and haven't seen anything that exactly matches.
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Do Google Chrome and Safari keep sending my IP address to websites while in the background on iOS

When you are not actively using Safari or Chrome, but if they are in the background still with open tabs of websites that were visited while in the foreground, do they keep refreshing and sending my ...
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Why are chrome, safari and firefox rendering Open Sans 400 as Extrabold

Today half the web looks ugly. That's because half the web uses Open Sans 400, and on my macbook pro in all browsers it has suddenly started rendering as "Extrabold". Even on the Google Webfonts site ...
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How disable Google Chrome 43 OSX extended attribute?

This extended attribute is fak for me. I download with Google Chrome 500file. All have in OSX finder this extended attribute. Where can I disable extended attribute on OSX 10.10?
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Chrome kills my 16gb ram new iMac but runs fine on 2gb 5yr old Air?

I like using Chrome as it has a lot of the plugins I need for Web Dev. However, it kills my new iMac - having more than 6 tabs open affects the performance dramatically. Oddly enough this does not ...
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Several Google Chrome Helper orphan processes

Chrome keeps leaving GCH processes behind, even after stopping the main process. How can I quickly kill all GCH processes in one go?
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Google Chrome quits on open

When I open Google Chrome, it shuts down all by itself. This is on a MacBook Pro Retina. I reinstalled Chrome, but the problem still exists. OS X version : 10.10.3 Process: Google ...
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My MacBook Air keeps downloading videos

My MacBook Air keeps downloading a 3 second video that is just black, a few times a day. It downloads from google chrome and google chrome provides a link, this is it: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws....
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rabbitsearch malware

It seems that my PC got infected with malware. When I open Chrome, rabbitsearch.net pops up as the homepage. And I cannot access to other normal websites. I tried to follow this page to reset the ...
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Google chrome extension between Mac and PC

I'm using Google Chrome both on my macbookpro and my pc. On my PC which running IDM extension on Google Chrome. But on my Mac i really don't need that. So my question is: how can i use google chrome ...
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“Open with” Chrome not working

Since a few days, when I try to "Open with" Chrome an html file, nothing happens. I have to get into Chrome and "Open File" from the File menu. Same issue if I drag and drop an html file over Chrome ...
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How to remove keyboard shortcut for app?

Specifically, I am used to typing Command-1 in a WordPress admin area to specify some text as a Header 1, (and Command-2 to specify Header 2), but when I do this now in Chrome, that command seems to ...
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Rebooting a Mac with a frozen application

I have just realized I do not know how OS X manages applications. Today Google Chrome froze on my OS X Yosemite 10.10.2. After it froze, I simply quit it using "Force quit". I have even sent a report ...