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Google Chrome Helper instances are used for various plugins you may have installed. Unless a plugin is glitchy or doesn't play nice with other plugins, there is generally no problem having some or many Chrome Helper processes running. This Wired article explains a bit about Chrome Helper.


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Window > Show Next Tab Should display the keyboard shortcut to switch between open tabs, I have mine custom set but I believe the default keyboard shortcut is : Control+--> However if you want a specific tab to be populated corresponding to the number you can set custom keyboard shortcuts within Automator or go Ian's route I was able to reproduce your ...


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This may not be a great solution if you have too many shortcuts to transfer, however it is nice, quick, and simple if your shortcut list is modest: Auto Text Expander for Google Chrome The extension also can do backup and import/export via JSON for the future.


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It may the same kind of problem (and fixed by the same solution) I had around mid 2012 with my mid 2010 17" MacBookPro which has the NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M discrete graphics card. The problem is described here, along with a command that seemed to fix the issue: Interference on external VGA monitor (intermittent ripple) only when booted into MacOS X but OK ...


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Google Chrome launches multiple instances on my machine here too, so I think that's normal. If you have the beta or development version of Google Chrome, you can get the normal one here. Note that because it is a different version it's format is different, you will have to either delete your profile and log in again, or set a different profile path.


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You can download the latest version of Java, install, and reboot, and it should be listed in chrome://plugins. Make sure that it's enabled (there should be a button saying Disable): Note: You probably want to check Always allowed because Java always pops up and asks you if you want it to run. Once you finish this, you can test java.


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I think I have solved my problem. I got an exception from Safari which suggested "External Modification Warnings: Thread creation by external task." I found many references on the web (most for Windows) and some suggesting going to Safari\Preferences\Extensions and turning off. I wasn't even going to try those which suggested I install yet another app from ...


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I found this very old blog post that lead me to a solution to this problem. You can use AppleScript like this to tell Safari to change to a specific tab: try tell front window of application "Safari" to set current tab to tab 3 on error tell front window of application "Safari" to set current tab to last tab end try So if you create nine of these ...



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