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Shortcut for toggling between between different windows of same app?

I opened two Google Chrome windows (because I am using multiple gmails) and when I do the Cmd ⌘ Tab ⇥ shortcut it just shows me other applications that I opened but does not show me the other Chrome ...
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How to make Safari warn me with a pop-up window before closing a tab?

Whether it is Chrome, Firefox or Safari, I always encounter this problem. I stream this video and let it loads for like 30 minutes so I can watch. Meanwhile, I navigate through my 10 other tabs. At ...
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Normal websites use large amounts of RAM

Lately, on my MacBook Pro, visiting webpages has started to consume large amounts of RAM. Visiting websites like Stack Overflow, golang.org, golang playground, or gnu website causes my computer to ...
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Is it possible to run two versions of Google Chrome?

How might I run 2 versions of google chrome so I can log into to 2 different google accounts. More specifically I am looking to have separate icons in the dock for the 2 separate running ...
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Mailto links on websites open iTerm instead of Mail

In both Chrome and Safari mailto: links open up iTerm instead of Mail. This seemed to have started happening right around the same time I added a shortcut through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > ...
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Applications assume Home folder to be /home/{user}

All my apps have started identifying Home folder as /home/{user} rather than /Users/{user}. This is causing them not to be able to launch as they can't be launched due to inability to write/read from ...
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my macbook battery drains within 1 to 2 hours

i have a 17" macbook pro, purchased december 2011 — so it’s 18-months old. OS X version 10.8.4 recently i noticed the battery doesn’t hold its charge very long. this may have been occurring for a ...
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Repairing broken file associations on the Mac

I installed a download manager (I think folx) on this mac book a few months ago, every time I would download a file folx would pick up and download it. Long story short, this got confusing, so I ...
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Non-Breaking Hyphen Sequence Interpreted as Cmd-hyphen (Zoom out)

I'm trying to insert a non-breaking hyphen into a web app in Google Chrome. The key sequence is ⌘⇧-. Whenever I type this key sequence into a program (tested Notes, Textedit, and Chrome itself), it is ...
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Which OnyX setting resets my Chrome extensions?

I use OnyX to clear out caches and delete superfluous files to try to make my Mac run faster. I usually just run "Automation" with the default boxes checked. However, after I do this, I find my ...
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Multiple user accounts in Safari like in Chrome?

Note: creating a separate system user is not an option for me. In Google Chrome, I can create separate "users" and launch a new Chrome window. Tabs that are opened in this window have their own ...
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How to disable Incognito mode in Chrome?

For Mac OS X, how do you disable Incognito mode in Chrome? The desired result simply being that the user cannot browse in Incognito mode, even if they know the keyboard shortcut or something similar.
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Chrome keeps creating Application folder in Home folder

So has anyone noticed Chrome (around version 39?) keeps creating an Application folder in their Home folder? The only way I've verified that it is Chrome is that after a fresh boot, it was the only ...
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Where did these creepy google/gmail icons come from?

I just noticed them, I suspect/hope Chrome somehow placed them there, they are not removable by normal methods, they only open Chrome when clicked and nothing else Google is getting pretty creepy, ...
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bepbmhgboaologfdajaanbcjmnhjmhfn.crx suspicious file in chrome (MAC)

When I open this chrome this file downloads automatically. I don't know what is it. But I think this is some malicious file. How fix it? An other get around it, other than just quickly resetting ...
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Google Chrome on Mac and switch between it and Safari?

Can I download Google Chrome on my Mac and switch between it and Safari? I have a website update I need to do and don't want to change my mac but must use Google Chrome for the updates.
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Notification window at certain time with traffic jams from work to home

Wow, today I saw a great window. This is a notifier from google maps or apple maps that shows me a way to home from work at certain time (when I usually go home) with traffic jam. Does anybody know ...
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Excluding Chrome's session storage from Time Machine

Is it advisable to exclude ~/Library/Application\ Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Session\ Storage/ from Time Machine backups? It certainly sounds like a prime candidate, but I am unable to find ...
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Multiple Installs of Chrome

For the past 6 years of my career I have been using Firefox/Firebug for web development. In the beginning it was the most powerful client side toolset. But now I am finding most of my colleagues. ...
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Changed DNS server, now can't connect to internet on Safari, Chrome or App Store

I'm using Mac 10.7.5. Attempting to speed up my internet connection, I downloaded namebench and changed my DNS server per the suggestion given by namebench. After restarting my computer, I can no ...
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Reasons to Stay with Safari Browser [closed]

I know many Mac OS X users would prefer to use Google Chrome, I so hope that I could do so but here are my reasons why I stick with Safari: I could play Facebook video using HTML5 player with a ...
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How to debug slow Chrome on MacBook Air?

I have a MacBook Air that is behaving poorly with Chrome. Symptoms include: Chrome often giving the "Ahh Snap" error message for lots of different websites, this happens frequently with the Google ...
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Parallels VM process has high CPU on Macbook Pro Retina when running Chrome in Parallels 8

When I look in Activity Monitor in Mac OS X 10.8.3 on a Macbook Pro 15" Retina while running Chrome (Build 26.0.1410.64) in a Windows 8 Pro VM hosted in Parallels 8 (Build 8.0.18483) I see that the ...
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Creating a keyboard shortcut to pause Youtube video in a Google Chrome tab

Here is what I want to do: hook up a keyboard shortcut with an action to play/pause the video that is currently open in a Google Chrome tab. Would it be possible on Mac OS X? I was thinking about ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I open multiple links in new tabs in Google Chrome?

I am using Google Chrome as my default browser on Lion. What I want to achieve is, when I select handful of links from one web-page, I should have shortcut to open all those links in new tabs. How ...
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Weird chrome icon on my macbook pro?

I am using MacBook pro. I have this weird chrome icon: I dont know if its the official chrome icon, but it looks damaged or spoiled to me. If you are also using chrome on your macbook, does your ...
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Apple dictation missing commands in web browser

I am dealing with physical problems from the keyboard/mouse, so discovering Apple dictation has been amazing. However, I work a lot in Google Docs and Gmail... and Google Chrome (or any web browser) ...
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Blocking an IP address

I need to block a particular website on my Mac (OSX 10.11.1, El Capitan). I have already made the changes to /etc/hosts but the website is still not blocked when testing from Chrome. I think this has ...
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My find/replace text magically changes in Xcode

I had a project wide find/replace search all set up yesterday in my Xcode project. Today when I get back to Xcode (without restarting or touching it in any way) the search text has changed. The ...
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Apple Keynote doesnt play in most of my browsers

I made a presentation with a simple transition effects and tried to export that presentation to HTML format. But when I tried to open it on my MacBook, I found, that it doesnt work in Chrome, but ...
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Keyboard Shortcut :: Remove Google Chrome Bookmark

I keep accidentally typing Command + D in Google Chrome, because I'm used to that taking me to the Address Bar on Windows systems. This results in a bookmark being created. My question is: How do I ...
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If Chrome uses the same engine as Safari on iOS - will the adblockers work there too? [closed]

iOS9 enabled add-blocking APIs - and there has been a slew of app-blocking applications released. This all appear to target Safari. My understanding was that Chrome (on iOS) used the same engine as ...
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Adobe Acrobat opens whenever I save a PDF file. Please make it stop!

So. I installed Acrobet. I generally like it for dealing with large PDF files. However, since I've installed it, is insists on opening every time I download a PDF from Chrome. I'm sure this is a ...
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Is the Google Chrome for 32bit Mac

I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8. I downloaded Google Chrome but in my Applications Chrome has a cross. When I open it, it says my Mac is not compatible. Once I booted with 64bit and Chrome was working! ...
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Printing a html file to PDF loses HTML formatting

I have this standalone report in html. CSS styles are all embedded within the html itself. When I tried to print to a pdf file, the pdf output becomes I basically lost all the formatting in the ...
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Focusing On An Input Box Quickly Will Delete The First Two Characters Typed!

If I focus on a user-input box, select what's in it, press delete, and start typing, the first two characters I type will get selected and deleted. Let's say this is an input box: Input Content ...
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Can not copy and paste within Chrome from time to time

Chrome Mac is a bit dodgy, I can not use copy/paste function from time to time, both Cmd ⌘ C and right-click menu. I must reopen it to enable copy/paste again. OS X version is 10.10.3, Chrome ...
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Can I use keywords in Safari as Google Chrome?

The main reason because I use Google Chrome on my Mac is its keyword feature that I can use as shortcut while I'm searching for something. This is an example of my main keywords: ...
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Strange slow down and frozen like behaviour of Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.115 (64-bit) on Yosemite

Do you also start facing such strange Chrome behaviour? I am facing it mostly when browsing websites like YT with flash content. The browser freezes and I can not do basic things like e.g coping the ...
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Inbox by Gmail - making a small application

Now, I know some of us hate Google, but they have come up with a really good service at Inbox. I find it very easy to manage email that way and have been using it on my Windows PC as a chrome ...
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Remove Search.strtpoint.com Search Engine

I, perhaps unwisely, installed iFunBox based on an article in a respected Computer Magazine APC. This appears to have installed a Search Engine in my browsers. It was easy to remove from Firefox, but ...
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Now when Chrome is 64-bits, how do I install the Java plugin?

As long as Chrome just was 32 bit, the Java plugin was not supported since Java for Mac OS X is 64 bit but now when Chrome (since version 39) is 64 bit, how do I install/enable the Java plugin? ...
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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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Safari Presentation Mode command line

I created a HTML5 presentation that I would like to run fullscreen (no toolbars, just viewport). With a simple command line I can open the presentation in fullscreen on Chrome: open ...
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Chrome history and favorites in Spotlight?

I have fallen in love with the new Spotlight window in Yosemite as a replacement for Quicksilver (or Alfred, or whatever). However I would love to be able to "search" into Chrome favorites and ...
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How to move huge popup window in Yosemite? [duplicate]

After upgrading to Yosemite / Chrome updating (one of these two), I have difficulties to submit files via Google Chrome because the popup window for submitting is huge and lower buttons cannot be seen ...