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Google Chrome could not connect to localhost

I am using OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4. I tried the steps in Installing Apache, PHP, and MySQL on Mac OS X to setup my dev environment, but I am not able to open the virtualhost I created – or ...
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How to use process sample in order to find high cpu usage in Chrome?

I'm trying to figure out what the devil is wrong with Chrome getting 100% cpu once in a while. I sampled the process Google Renderer. Not sure where to go from here. any advice? process sample: ...
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iPad mini: Download images from webpage preserving file name

One of my hopes in getting a tablet was convenient webcomic reading. However, I am also in the habit of archiving my favorite webcomics. And for that purpose the file name is pretty important. Sadly ...
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Adobe reader XI font error with Chrome > print > save as pdf

I have a strange error with Adobe Reader XI when opening documents saved from the web, using print save to pdf. Preview does not have that problem with same document. Looking at the fonts it shows ...
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Automator: start embedded YouTube

So, I need to show some kids a sequence of YouTube videos (with Automator, because there's no one available to man the computer for 30 minutes), but it's at a school where the YouTube domain is ...
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Reinstall Google Chrome on iPod Touch 4th generation

Is there any way to completely reinstall Google Chrome on a 4th generation iPod Touch? I want to restore Google Chrome back to its default settings, because it started crashing after I started syncing ...
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View in Mac App Store button does nothing

The "View in Mac App Store" button used to work in Chrome though, I think I turned it off by mistake though, I'm not sure. The button I'm referring to is under each app's icon and looks like so: ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch to a specific Chrome window

Ok, I realize this is asking for the impossible. I habitually have about 4 Chrome windows open. On linux, I have a system set up so I have a different keyboard shortcut to switch to each window, so I ...
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How to force Mac OS X ML not to auto connect to Wi-Fi

For my work I need hundreds of open tabs in my Chrome. When I restart, Mac automatically connects to Wi-Fi and all tabs get loaded which consumes much memory. I don't want this. What I have to do is ...
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Clear out Chrome history from command line?

Is it possible to clear out Chrome's history from the command line? I know that this history is also cached online, ideally it would be good to do this from the command line as well.
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Can't access particular website (Macbook OSX Lion)

I have one particular website (one that I'm developing) that as of today, I can't access it on my computer. I can access it on my phone, and other people on other computers can access it, but for some ...
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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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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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can not erase/eject chrome .dmg/disk image on desktop without uninstalling chrome

I have this same problem, as Alex (Cannot empty trash after deleting .dmg) and none of the answers address it... when i downloaded chrome, a disk image icon showed up on my desktop. you click it. ...
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Tabs opening automatically on chrome

I have a MacBook air On clicking on the search bar or any link, another tab is opened with some ad on it. I tried to download things like adwcleaner etc., but I can find them only in .exe extension.
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When I'm about to use microphone in browser , anyway stop playing music in iTunes?

I'm using chrome browser and when I make a call from a website it uses microphone, is there any way I can do stop playback of iTunes automatically , whenever i use microphone?
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Can't force quit google chrome until renaming it (more of a whats happening question)

After force quitting chrome, and trying to open, nothing happens, then chrome says it is not responding and i cannot force quit chrome. According to activity monitor, and terminal, chrome is not ...
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the application google chrome is not open anymore

on yosemite i now get chrome error when clicking link from skype or using alfred to open customized urls. the links and custom urls fail to open and instead I am presented with a dialog that says 'The ...
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Enable plugin by default in chrome

I am using folx downloader whenever I click on some file to download it, this message(in picture) pops up how to fix it? So, that it downloads the file automatically to folx and doesn't block the ...
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Chrome extension for network settings

I currently have a proxy extension pulled off a chromium-based browser on my Google chrome, however I wish to have on my iPod touch. The extension controls my network settings when in use. Is there a ...
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Can't download google chrome on my mac!

I'm on the page 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 screen ...
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How to select text on Google Search, when using Chrome for iOS7?

Once you type the text to be searched on the omnibox, it is replaced by a long URL, e.g. ...
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How to copy text on Google Search textfield, when using Chrome for iOS7?

Once you type the text to be searched on the omnibox, it is replaced by a long URL, e.g. ...
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How to remove chrome app icons from launchpad?

I uninstalled Google chrome buy deleting it from the Applications folder and I also deleted the associated profile data from ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome But I have failed to remove ...
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Google Chrome sucks up vast amounts of CPU

Is there any way to stop Google Chrome from sucking up such vast amounts of CPU? E.g.
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Cast to multiple Chromecasts from the same computer

Is it possible to cast either the same tab or different tabs from one mac to multiple Chromecasts on the same network? It seems like when you open another tab and try and cast that to a different ...
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iTerm 2 style fullscreen for chrome

I am using yosemite iTerm 2 allows me to full screen without switching to new space and preserves cmd + tab application switching via keyboard. when i press cmd + shift + f in chrome it switches to ...
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Remove Google Chrome from Dock when running google packaged apps

So.. I use Postman - Rest client (Packaged App) which come in google chrome store and can be launched as an app but with google chrome engine. If I launch this packaged app from dock, google chrome ...
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Adobe Flash on OSX 10.5.8

I can't get flash to work properly on an older version of Mac OSX (10.5.8) running the latest version of chrome I can run on it (21.0.1180.90). There are several of posts that have no real ...
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Chrome Mac - NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID

About This Mac:OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 & MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013). While trying to access GitHub · Build software better, together. (using Goolge Chrome Version 41.0.2272.43 beta ...
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Can't copy and paste from “popup lightboxes” in Chrome Version 40.0.2214.94 (64-bit)

In recent days I've slowly been losing my mind trying to copy and paste URL's, code snippets and other bits of information. Assuming when I paste and see "old" pasteboard content that I hadn't pressed ...
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Google Chrome for OS X not detecting update

My version of Google Chrome on OS X doesn't seem to detect updates properly: There is a new version (40.0.2214.93 as of this writing), as the Google Chrome release blog shows. It doesn't give an ...
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Can I prevent Chrome from storing passwords in Keychain, instead just save it to itself?

Can I set up Chrome to not store passwords in the Keychain? I'd like to be able to use Chrome as my browser on her Macbook, without having my passwords shared into Safari and Firefox (which she ...
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Chrome/Chromium scrolling is choppy and eats CPU

This problem has been around since I got my Macbook Pro Retina 2013, 13", 2.4Ghz, 16GB RAM, 256 GB SSD. Currently it's running the latest version of OS X Yosemite. Chrome's scrolling performance can ...
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Keyboard shortcuts to action Google Chrome keyboard notifications

I get desktop notifications from Google Chrome from various websites, one of them being Gmail. I use Checker Plus for Gmail Chrome extension which takes over Gmail notifications. When a new email ...
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Remove filestore72.info vBulletin Malware from Chrome

I would like to know what would be the best way to remove this Malware from my Chrome application. I don't want to put my personal information in danger so I need to remove it as soon as possible. It ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop iOS mapping CMD key

I'm using the Bluetooth Apple Keyboard with Chrome Remote Desktop on my iPad and I would like to map the CMD key to the Windows key. This is the default behaviour on Chrome Remote Desktop on OS X, ...
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AppleScript referencing tabs suddently breaking on Chrome

I've been successfully using a script for a long time, which uses Chrome to calculate execute some javascript and return the result. tell application "Google Chrome" tell window 1 tell ...
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https ( ssl secured ) local websites are not working in Safari and chrome in Mac Yosemeti. How can I fix this?

As a developer, I will be running and testing the webapps that I am developing in my local. But Chrome and safari are not allowing me to hit my local server with ssl enabled. ...
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Clicking on Google Chrome in the dock brings up Google Keep instead

If I have both Google Keep and Google Chrome open, clicking Chrome brings up Keep. If Keep is closed, clicking Chrome brings up Chrome, as expected. If Keep is already up, clicking Chrome brings up ...
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How did a process with an url as a name executed at my macos?

Is it some sort of chrome malfunction? - The process seems inactive, it has "http://www.imore.com/, ..." as the name, with a lego-like plugin icon, a default icon I suspect it might have been an ...
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“Look Up in Dictionary” stopped working in Chrome on Mac OS X 10.10.2

I upgraded my Mac to OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 recently. Since then the dictionary lookup stopped working in Chrome. Tried both keyboard shortcut and context menu. Know of any workaround for this issue?
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“Safari wants to use your confidential information stored in ”website“ in your keychain”

I had to install Google Chrome on my Mac for some reason, but do not intend to use it as my default browser. After logging in with my Google account, the following happened: All my saved passwords ...
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Chrome won't quit! (Mac Yosemite)

I tried normal quit, and it closes and immediately re-opens. I tried force quit, and it closes and immediately re-opens. I tried force quit from the Activity Monitor, and it closes and immediately ...
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How can I stop syncronization between chrome on PC and safari on iPhone?

for the first time i opened icloud on my pc. All of the bookmarks on Chrome are syncronized to safari on my iPhone. I don't want this. And when i delete from safari, i don't want the deletion to sync ...
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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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How to check is Chrome is running in incognito mode using Applescript?

Is it possible to find out if the Chrome is running in incognito mode? if application "Google Chrome" is running then tell application "Finder" to display dialog "Chrome is running" // ...
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Make gmail in chrome the default email application for Yosemite

I love my MacBook but I'm not a huge fan of Mail. Can I make GMail in Chrome the default email application for Yosemite so that when I click on email links I am sent to a new draft there? I've done ...
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Chrome window buttons hidden when Save As / Open window appear

I am having issue with chrome, when ever I want to download or upload any item, the default window which appears, I cant see the buttons of that window, they kind of go down the dock, until unless I ...
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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 ...