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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 to completely reinstall an app such as Google Chrome on the Mac?

The short question is: if I have an app (Chrome) that keeps on crashing on app start up, how do I reinstall the app totally so it will run again? (removing the app and download and reinstall won't ...
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Does (or when will) the Google Chrome browser support speech recognition on the iPad?

I tried testing the Google Chrome browser's speech recognition on the iPad2. It does not show the little microphone (see the bottom of this test page) It it simply not supported? Or only on iPad3 or ...
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Google Chrome not responding on Lion

I have this irritating issue with the latest version of Chrome on my Air running Lion. At least once a day it ceases to work. It doesnt freeze or crash, it just will not search or go to any sites. If ...
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Silverlight Crashes in Safari/Chrome but not Firefox

Silverlight crashes in Chrome with the error "Silverlight Plug-In has crashed." and in Safari/Webkit nightly build with "Plugin Failure" but works fine with Firefox. I've verified that both Chrome ...
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Can RedQuits be made to work with Chrome and OS X?

I am used to RedQuits as I like Chrome to behave the same way under different OSes (i.e. closing last window quits application), but I can't make it work on a new iMac with Lion. Others have similar ...
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Have to reopen Chrome to have the sound again?

I don't know if anyone has this problem which is: When I connect my headphone or disconnect it from my macbook pro. The video, music in Chrome don't work anymore ( it's mute ). I have to reopen ...
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Time machine clean up hangs chrome (and other apps)

Whenever Time Machine finishes a backup and says its "Cleaning up" other applications start to hang until its finished - worst of which is Chrome - Chrome won't open a new URL until Time Machine is ...
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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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Using dnsmasq when not connected to the Internet

I'm routing dns requests through dnsmasq so that domains I'm using for local development point to 127.0.0.1. This works great when I'm connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi or ethernet, but I start to ...
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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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How do I make Safari, Chrome, Mail, and other applications all use different SOCKS proxies

How do I make different applications like Safari, Chrome, and Mail all use different SOCKS proxies. FireFox has it's own proxy settings, but Safari, Chrome, and presumably Mail all use the system ...
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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 shortcut for selecting web content

Is there a keyboard shortcut in chrome (on mac osx) to let me select the web page content? Sometimes after I goto a web page I want to start scrolling using my space bar but it gets stuck in a textbox ...
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Lion seems to have made both Safari and Chrome pause when opening more tabs

I recently upgraded to Lion and am mostly very pleased. However I'm having some errant behaviour when CMD clicking on links in Safari and Chrome. Instead of opening the page in a new tab, often ...
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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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Google Chrome closing tabs instead of quiting application

When I click the close button on Google Chrome, it closes all tabs instead of exiting and remembering the open tabs on next launch. Any way to fix this ? I expect the X button to close the app. I ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for new window in Chrome or iTerm2

Is there any functionality in Chrome, iTerm2, or a keyboard shortcut app that will let me open a new window (Chrome or iTerm2) in a global environment? It should open a new window regardless of ...
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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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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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Mac Chrome virus that inverts colours?

I dunno if this is a virus or not (if it is it doesn't seem to be doing much), but when I open Chrome, for HTML elements with the input tag, I've been getting messed up colours. It's not a biggie, but ...
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Google Chrome on OSX - disable password autofill

How can I disable password autofill/autosave in Google Chrome without deleting all my passwords from the Keychain? I tried just disabling autofill, but Chrome keeps filling out passwords and still ...
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What makes a webpage's sound continue after the page is closed?

Some websites that have sound/music keep the sound running even after the web browser is closed on iPad. Some other websites stop the sound when the page is closed. I suppose there must be some coding ...
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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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google chrome get's a “Do you really want to start” prompt, but it's installed

I have a mac pro with the latest mac os x, I have google chrome installed since 23 oct 2010 and still everyday when I open it mac os x ask me "Do you really want to open this software, it was ...
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Strange duplicate Chrome icon with a display icon within in just popped up

This is on the latest version of OSX: I have never seen this separate dock before, and I don't know if it's something native to OS X, Chrome, or maybe something else (Parallels perhaps)? It has ...
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Multiple empty Chrome/Google setup volumes in root Finder folder

Unknown Reason for Excessive repetitive removable volumes with either no files inside or inaccessible directories. I have been getting these artifacts as seen in the image since installing OS X ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut: shift+tab in chrome does wrong thing

I'm a new mac user really (really) struggling to learn the mac keyboard shortcuts. One that is just killing me right now is navigating forms in Chrome. Say I hit Tab to go to the next element in a ...
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close all the instances of google chrome except first

I can close google chrome with following bash command: kill -9 $(ps -x | grep "Google Chrome" | awk "{print $1}") It closes all instances of google chrome. But I need command that close all the ...
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How do I download links (to PDFs) with one click in Chrome for Mac OS X?

Usually when I option-click a single page link, Chrome tries to download the page, but when I option-click on PDFs, Chrome doesn't respond. Is this the default behavior and is there some way to change ...
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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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Multiple applications quit unexpectedly (Chrome, Evernote, Pages, etc)

My OSX 10.8 works fine until today. Multiple applications quit unexpectedly, including Chrome, Evernote, Pages. It can't be fix even if I reopen or reinstall these apps. I've conducted software ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut for Spotlight doesn't work in full screen Google Chrome on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)

I've noticed that the Spotlight Search keyboard shortcut (cmd space) doesn't work if I'm running Google Chrome (12.0.742.122) as full screen application in Lion. Is this a Chrome-related bug or is ...
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Browsers won't load css/js files with https URL

Firefox, Safari and Chrome won't load any CSS or JS files when I open an HTTPS url, for example on Twitter, it will only load the HTML. When I look at firebug in Firefox I get the following errors: ...
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How to open link in a new tab via shortcut in Chrome on Mac?

On Windows, I would just hold control, and click the 30 links on the page I wanted to open. How do I do this in Mac?
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Apps are not opening in Mac

Google Chrome and other apps are not opening, they just bounce and then stop without giving me any error message. I also re-downloaded Google Chrome and still not opening. Recently I installed ...
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How to upgrade to chrome 64 bit?

Finally there should be a version of Chrome 64 bit for Mac. I received an email from google groups: Switch the Mac build from 32-bit to 64-bit. As of M39, Chrome is a 64-bit only binary. ...
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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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Windows 8 slowdown since upgrading to Yosemite and Fusion 7

I was previously running Windows 8 pro in Fusion 6 on Mavericks. I had the VM configured with 2 processor cores and 4GB RAM. The main applications I use in Windows are as follows: Visual Studio 2013 ...
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Set Chrome to open PDF rather than download them

I'm a student and I'm constantly hoping up PDFs for homework. I often end up downloading multiple files after clicking on a link each time I start working. Is there any way to set Chrome to only open ...
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Stop Chrome loading videos in background tabs?

As I'm sure we're all aware, Chrome by default loads background tabs as soon as they're opened - youtube videos autoplay, ads load, it's a mess. To my knowledge (and following from this thread) there ...
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Chrome taking up CPU on particular urls

At least a few times a day I get disturbed by high Chrome CPU usage... I have to open Chrome's Task Manager and see which tab is taking up CPU. For example https://www.ethereum.org/ always takes ...
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Macbook Pro 13 Retina battery drain using Chrome browser

I'm planning on purchasing a Macbook Pro Retina 8GB/256GB to replace a 2009 Macbook Pro. I'm a long time Mac user but my hesitation is whether the Chrome browser battery drain issue in Mavericks has ...
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Chrome for iOS keeps loggin out of reddit.com

Google Chrome for iOS refuses to remember my login session once closed, nor does it remember my username or password. Other websites (google.com) autologin and stay logged in just fine in Chrome for ...
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Flash player will not install corectly

I am trying to install flash player on my MacBook Air. I have been using flash player without any problems. Recently when I tried to use a program that uses flash a popup appears that says the plug ...
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How do i get past this certificate error?

On Google Chrome, i want to go to a website, which is blurred out for privacy reasons, but whenever i click proceed anyway, it tells me on and on the same message, can someone help me out or something ...
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Google plus zip extracts as .EXE files

I went to google plus autobackup and made and downloaded all my photos/movies as zip files. After finish, when I extract the zip files, they contain .exe files and no photos or movies. Anyone know how ...
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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 ...